In 2018, Basketball Queensland identified a need to fast-track the development of referees looking to enter the QBL. This led to the formation of the QBL Accelerated Referee Program (ARP), a targeted program aimed at pushing a group of 11 identified athletes towards their QBL refereeing goals through an intensive three and a half months…
Last weekend, 20 coaches from a variety of coaching backgrounds and experience levels came together to continue their journey in learning our game and how to effectively pass on their knowledge and passion to players in an Association Coaching course held at the Queensland Academy of Sport at Nathan.
The Association Coach Basketball Coaching Course camp will be held at the Queensland Academy of Sport, QSAC from 23rd – 25th March 2018.
11 Coaches took part in this year’s coaches study tour which involved unrestricted access to some of the most successful basketball programs across the United States. The touring party left Australia on the 8th of October and returned some 20 days later at the end of October.
The Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops program is Basketball Queensland’s junior game development program for primary school aged children. The nationally accredited program encourages kids aged 5 – 10 to live an active lifestyle whilst also fostering a lifetime of involvement in basketball.
Basketball Queensland’s Club Coach Development Manager, Peter Pollock, spent some time with the Cavalier’s Basketball Club Coaches on the court with their players giving some insight into the value of using games rather than drills to maximize learning and retention of skills for games. At the junior level, statistics have revealed turnovers become a key factor in determining…
Basketball Queensland would like to officially announce the two coaches who have been appointed to coach the 2018 U20’s State Teams! We would like to congratulate both coaches on their appointment, and wish them and their teams every success at the National Championships next year!
The 2017 Helloworld Australian U18 Junior Championships & Kevin Coombs Cup was held from 8-15 April, with the Kevin Coombs Cup starting on 12 April.
From April 2 – 14 the U12 Boys and Girls, U14 Boys and Girls, and U16 Girls State Championships were held. Basketball Queensland would like to acknowledge and thank all associations, and attendees for their hard work, both in the lead up to and during these Championships and congratulate the joint winners of the Vince Hickey Award: Cairns and Southern Districts!
Kevin Eastman discusses the power of questions – As we look for ways to improve and grow, questions often get overlooked.