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.
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.
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.
Southern Districts Spartans today sadly announce that after a year as the General Manager, overseeing the new direction of the Association, Mr Peter Foster has elected to move on in his career pathway.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 – Basketball The long-awaited Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games begins tomorrow! The next two weeks will be jammed packed with lots of exciting and nail-biting events as one of the biggest sporting events of the decade kicks off. The basketball tournament is commencing on the 5th April and North Queensland…
Luke Patrick has been refereeing for 23 years, having first started after spending so much time at basketball courts as a junior and refereeing to earn some extra pocket money.