Bulls Add Strong Assistant Coaching Team

It was big news that the EnviroNZ Bulls will be staying Local with the Head Coaching Appointment of Franklin local, Jamie Reddish, but in another move towards bringing the NBL title to Franklin, the Bulls continue to enhance the coaching team with more NBL Experience. "We wanted to have a focus of adding guys who understand how we want to play. Coaches who are creative in their approach and committed to helping us develop players and being on the court, working them out and getting them better." EnviroNZ Bulls Head Coach, Jamie Reddish These appointments come with a larger focus of growing basketball in the South Auckland, Franklin and North Waikato Region and both will have roles with the Franklin Basketball Association. The EnviroNZ Bulls Officially Welcome, Assistant Coach - Morgan Maskell Assistant Coach - Joseph Reddish

Morgan Maskell

Maskell, 28, returns to his hometown of Auckland to join the Franklin Bulls in an Assistant Coach role after spending three seasons with the Hawke’s Bay Hawks in the same role. Maskell has spent three years under the tutelage of Coach Zico Coronel, and brings strong NZNBL experience to the Franklin Bulls. “Franklin Bulls have done an excellent job setting a foundation where they can focus on skill development all year round to help players reach the next level, and I’m really excited to be in a position to add to that”. Maskell has also been incredibly successful with junior representative and high school sides over the past decade, and has also been a member of coaching teams on multiple NZ Junior National programs, including winning the Australian Junior Country Cup with NZ U14 Koru and was Head Coach of the NZ U15 Boys team that defeated Australia in 2018. Maskell will also play a role in Franklin Junior system as Director of Player & Coach Development. "Morgan and I are going to work very closely together to ensure we can put the right team on the court and invest in them to be successful. We are a team, With Morgan and Joe supporting me, I'm excited about what we can do." Coach Jamie Reddish

Joseph Reddish