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.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate to Tamuri Wigness from Cairns Basketball and Blake Jones from South West Metro who have both been selected for the Australian Crocs
Queensland would like to congratulate Ashlee Hannan from the Sunshine Coast Phoenix and Alexandra Fowler from Townsville Basketball for being selected for the Australian Sapphires to compete in the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup!
On Saturday 26th May 2018 representatives from the Basketball Queensland community came together at it’s annual awards dinner. At this event we celebrate the achievements of individual players, coaches, officials and associations during the previous year and recognise people who, throughout their lives, have given great service to Basketball.
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.
Basketball is booming and is now the biggest sport in the world, played in 213 countries, which is in 5 more countries than soccer. There is no doubt that a new era of basketball has begun!
QBL Basketball Referee Development Program 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…
Making the Basketball Coach – Referee Relationship More Positive By Madi Crowley, Basketball Queensland Referee Development Manager Coaches and referees have a funny relationship. Sometimes it’s a positive one, sometimes not so much, and this can come down to a whole host of variables. But it’s a relationship, nonetheless, and the more positive it is,…
Playing basketball as an adult has a multitude of social, mental and physical benefits. Playing basketball is a great workout that also allows you to socialize, reduce stress and enhances your ability to work within a team.