Francesco Papi


He was born in Siena where he starts coaching. After playing basketball until the age of 18, at the age of 19 he immediately start coaching the Montepaschi Siena youth teams.
After the first year, as well as coaching the youth teams, he starts working as a video analyst with the mayor team (Serie A and Euroleague). In the following years he continues to coach the youth’s teams and works as a video analyst for the first team until 2015.
In all these years the greatest successes as assistant and head coach has been 2 national youth Titles and 1 Italian Serie A Titles.


Filippo Calzolari


Filippo Calzolari, born in Florence in 1996, began his career as a coach at 21 after playing in the youth sectors of some Florentine clubs.
He gained his first experience as a coach at Calenzano, a club with which he played in two national finals in the role of assistant coach, before moving to Prato, where he had the opportunity to manage several teams as head coach, including in top-level championships.


Antonio Costa


Born in Naples in 1995. Growing up in the suburbs of Naples, he began coaching at the club he played for when he was very young. After touring the province of Naples for a while, he found a home in Azzurra Cercola for 5 years in which to grow as a coach. He joins the Orange 1 family through which he hopes to take another step towards basketball that matters.


Giacomo Piasentin


After two seasons he moved to CUS Trieste, also gaining experience in the senior championships and continuing his commitment in the youth categories. In this period he was also involved in the activities of the provincial representative of Trieste and in the federal technical centers of FIP FVG. This is followed by a one-year experience at Magik Parma, with roles in both the senior teams and the youth sector.


Francesco Turlon


Start playing basketball on the historic outdoor court in the Bassano district of San Marco. From here he participates as a player in the merger of three local clubs, San Marco, Angarano, and Centro Giovanile. Which give life to Basket Bassano 1975. After the game experience, passion drives him to follow the coaching path, starting as a Minibasket instructor under the guidance of the legendary Mondoni and, always remaining in Bassano, he collaborates in introducing many boys to basketball.


Stefano Scarpa


Coach for over 35 years. Stefano has coached both men and women. He played in the Serie C and Serie D championships for men, while with the women he was assistant coach in Serie A. With the youth teams he also participated in many national finals with both men and women. He has an excellent knowledge of the dynamics of a youth sector and has always trained young people with seriousness and dedication.


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Matteo Panichi


Born in Siena, he grew up as a player in the Montepaschi Siena youth team and then began his studies at the Faculty of Sports Science in Florence. He began his athletic training in a local basketball team and then embarked on a career as assistant trainer at Emma Villas Siena, a Serie A2 men’s volleyball club. At the same time he worked as a head coach in a women’s volleyball team in the Siena area, completing his degree in motor sciences.


Lorenzo Sabatelli


Born in Siena in June ’99, after practicing roller hockey, football and futsal, he decided to continue in the sporting world by undertaking studies in Sports Science in Florence.
He took his first steps as a trainer in Costone Basket and then specialized in the world of rehabilitation for an injury he had suffered a few years earlier, studying massage therapy and hydrokinesitherapy in Milan. After an internship at a rehabilitation center he decided to continue his working career in the sporting world, first in the youth sector of Siena Calcio (Serie C) and then moving to Orange1 as head of injury recovery.

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