Basketball Queensland would like to officially announce the coaching team who have been appointed to coach the 2019 U20’s Men and Women’s State Teams! We would like to congratulate all our coaches and managers on their appointment, and wish them and their teams every success at the National Championships next year!
Your child loves the game, he wants to be the next Ben Simmons and win Rookie of the Year in the NBA or she wants to be the next Liz Cambage dunking in the All Star game of the WNBA, or maybe it is a gold medal at the Olympics they dream of or just the feeling they get when they hit a game winner at the buzzer.
Kids basketball is a great way for kids to build friendships, develop teamwork skills, get active and, most importantly – have fun. Sport has to compete with technology and video games for kids’ leisure time, so it’s more important than ever to foster and adopt ways to make kids basketball enjoyable and fun.
We caught up with Penny Bairstow, mother of one of Queensland’s most prominent basketball families to find out how she and her family got into basketball!
We catch up with Warwick Cann, Basketball Queensland’s newly appointed Game Development Manager to hear how he got into basketball and what he hopes to bring to his new role.
After concluding a successful series of State Championships, Basketball Queensland is pleased to unveil the inaugural QBL Accelerated Referee Program, which will seek to sooner prepare a small, driven, high-potential group of our up-and-coming officials for the demands of QBL officiating.
We’re coming close to the school holidays, which means less time on the basketball courts – with BQJBC and CBSQ also going on a short hiatus for the break. However, this doesn’t have to mean you can’t keep active!
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!
Basketball Queensland would like to acknowledge the outstanding performance from the Australian Crocs and Sapphires who both took home Gold at the 2017 FIBA Oceania U17 Championships which were held in Hagatna, Guam!
Thanks to an arrangement between Basketball Queensland and the National Basketball League (NBL), the 2017 QBL season has seen some extraordinary referee talent, with three NBL referees coming up to give some of our up and coming QBL referees some NBL veteran referee experience.