Ivana Sendecka

Basketball Coaching and Leadership Development in the United Kingdom

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Ivana Sendecka (say Sendetska) is passionate about basketball, leadership development and inspiring people to be better than they think.

Once upon a time she was a captain of the U18 National Basketball Team of Slovakia and was part of the U20 squad, too. She still loves the game.

Since 2016 Ivana is a qualified Level 2 Basketball Coach, sharing the game of basketball with talented people in the North West of England. She is known as Coach Senda.

Ivana founded NGLS - Next Generation Leaders of Slovakia - in 2009, the first of its kind hands-on leadership development programs for emerging leaders in Slovakia.

Ivana delivers inspiring workshops around the world on innovation, change management and leadership development.

She was selected in 2014 to be one of the "40 under 40" European Young Leaders program.

Also in 2014, Ivana was a member of "New Europe 100", a list of outstanding challengers from Central and Eastern Europe.

You can read her story featured in a couple of books: e.g. The Truth About Leadership by Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner. Or you can watch her TEDxNitra talk.

If you want to talk about basketball in the UK or about developing young people, simply get in touch.