Patrick Scipio


Former basketballer, Trinidadian Patrick Phillip Scipio has been appointed assistant coach of Denmark Technical, Bamberg County in South Carolina, USA. Their basketball team complete in the National Junior College Athletic Association, Region 10 division.

Scipio coached Spartans Basketball Academy while resident in Trinidad and Tobago and is also qualified as a strength and conditioning coach. .

Prior to his new tenure, Scipio was a Graduate Assistant Coach of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Men’s Basketball for the 2020-2021 season. At SIUE, Scipio helped the Cougars to a 7-12 conference record and a quarter-final spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on March 3.

Scipio graduated from SIUE with a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology, specialisation in Sports Exercise and Psychology. He also has a BA, Interdisciplinary Studies; specialisation in Early Childhood Development, from Wiley College (2018); and a BA, Sports Studies, specialisation in Exercise Science and Sports Management, University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) in 2015. Scipio is an Honours Graduate at Wiley College (2018).


Newly-appointed interim men’s senior team head coach Angus Eve said it would be a difficult but possible objective to qualify T&T to the group stage of the July 10-August 1 Gold Cup. 

Head coach Phil Simmons has conceded that the lack of substantive opening partnerships is becoming a worry, following West Indies’ chastening innings and 63-run defeat to South Africa here last weekend.

Kraigg Brathwaite has pushed back on suggestions the absence of batting coach Monty Desai played a role in West Indies’ capitulation in both innings of the opening Test against South Africa.

Former West Indies Twenty20 captain, Carlos Brathwaite, grabbed a brace of wickets and then played a key role at the death in the subsequent run chase as Birmingham Bears beat Derbyshire by three wickets on Sunday, to come away from the weekend with two wins in the Vitality Blast.

West Indies coach Phil Simmons said his team paid the price for a poor first innings batting effort and hopes that the innings and 63-run loss to South Africa on the third morning of the first Test at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in St Lucia will be a reality check for the hosts. Simmons wants a more clinical effort from his team in the second Test starting Friday at the same venue.