Basketball: Calvin Henry signs Merbein Cobras coaching deal

Merbein Cobras Basketball Club president Josh Lee welcomes the Cobra’s new director of coaching Calvin Henry to the club. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Merbein Cobras Basketball Club president Josh Lee welcomes the Cobra’s new director of coaching Calvin Henry to the club. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

MERBEIN Cobras Basketball Club’s rise in the Mildura Basketball Associ­ation has been boosted with the signing of Mildura Heat Big V star Calvin Henry as director of coaching.

The 32-year-old American has been a star import over the years for the Heat but in recent years has called Mildura home and now steps into the local competition.

“I sort of had a vision to promote the club in terms of professionalism and I thought who better to start with than the best player in Sunraysia?” Cobras president Josh Lee said.

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