July is a busy month for our elite athletes in Queensland, with the U16 Nationals for Men and Women at the Sunshine Coast and the Talent Development Program and College Development Tours going over to the USA.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Talent Development Program. Formally known as the U15 Emerging Teams, the Talent Development Program allows Basketball Queensland to better cater to the need of the athletes within that age group and further instilling the athletes in the Queensland Style of Play whilst providing international playing opportunities for the younger group.
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2018 Under 16 Queensland State Teams. On behalf of the Queensland State Team coaches and support staff, we would like to thank everyone for their time & commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program.
Great athletes are a combination of a good player, but also a good person. When it comes to team selections, good character is a fundamental attribute over talent, purely because if you have 1 person with poor character – whether it be a parent, coach or athlete, it can change the whole dynamic of the group and what they’re trying to achieve.
We chatted with our three Queensland referees; Michael Coccetti, Jacqui Dover and Jordan Napper who attended the Under 20 Nationals, held in Gosford in early February.
QLD Youth Basketball Athletes and their Australian Development Camp Experience At the end of January, 10 Queensland athletes flew down to Canberra to participate in Basketball Australia’s Australian Development Camp (ADC) at the Australian Institute of Sport. We caught up with the attending athletes to see what they got out of ADC, and what advice…
Congratulations to the boys who were selected from the 2018 Under 18 State Championships for the All-Star 5 and MVP. Athletes were selected by a criteria that measured their impressionable individual performances
Congratulations to the girls who were selected from the 2018 Under 18 State Championships for the All-Star 5 and MVP. Athletes were selected by a criteria that measured their impactful individual performances that supported team results, relative to the expectations of that team. All athletes at the Under 18 State Champs performed exceptionally well.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the first BQ U18 College Exposure Tour! Formally known as the U17 Emerging Team, the new program allows Basketball Queensland to better cater to the need of the athletes within the U18 age group.
Congratulations to the following players on their selection to the Queensland Under 18 State Teams. On behalf of Basketball Queensland, we would like to thank everyone for their time and commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program