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.
Applications are now open for coaching positions for the 2019 Under 20 Queensland State Teams! Candidates for Head Coaching positions will be shortlisted and candidates on the shortlist will be interviewed in the first two week of August 2018.
By Madi Crowley Basketball Queensland Referee Development Manager. The Queensland Basketball League (QBL) is the highest standard of basketball that Queensland has to offer, excluding our National League teams, so it follows that it is refereed by the best officials in the state.
By Peter Pollock, Basketball Queensland Coach Development Manager. Coaching can be a tough task sometimes! It’s a competitive environment that requires a lot of time and resources into preparing your team and your players.
Luke Cann was the Head Coach for the Under 18 Boys South at the Australian Junior Championships where his team won Silver. We wanted to find out what Luke’s key learnings were from his AJC experience and what he believes to be the keys to success in coaching.
Lisa Brennan and Rebecca Schatz were the assistant coaches for the North and South Under 18 National teams respectively. Both coaches are multiple state representatives for Queensland.
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 2018 Under 16 State Championships are just two days away, and will be held at the Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre from the 10th – 14th of January.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate the following athletes on their selection to our National Performance Program for 2018.
Congratulations to Greg Vanderjagt who has been appointed the Head Coach for the Queensland North Under 16 Boys team! Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate Greg on his appointment and wish him and the team every success at the National Championships next year!