It is with a great deal of sadness that I advise that Leonard King, the Basketball Queensland, General Manager – Game Development, has tendered his resignation. Leonard has accepted an offer from Basketball New Zealand to be their General Manager – High Performance. Leonard will leave Basketball Queensland on Friday, 8 December 2017
Sean Baker has proven that no obstacle or set back will stop him being able to play basketball. The 15-year-old rising star, whom last year played in the Under 16 State Team for Mackay Basketball, was forced to put his dreams of playing professional basketball on hold after suffering a cardiac arrest during a warm up for a basketball game in July last year.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate those athletes selected to attend the 2018 U18 South State Squad Selection Camp. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the athletes who took part in the trial for their commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate those athletes selected to attend the 2018 U18 North State Squad Selection Camp. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the athletes who took part in the trial for their commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program.
In late September, Basketball Queensland’s Referee Development Manager Madi Crowley was one of two Australian referees selected to attend the 2018 FIBA Melanesia Cup in Papua New Guinea.
Registrations are now open for the Basketball Queensland National State Performance Program (NPP). We now welcome expressions of interest from athletes born in 2003, 2004 and 2005 for the Basketball Queensland National Performance Program NPP. Registrations close Friday 27th October 2017. This program is about Basketball Queensland creating a High Performance culture of excellence and a…
This year Basketball Queensland are sending 12 Coaches on their bi-annual Coaches Study tour to the USA. The tour will depart Brisbane on Sunday 8th October 2017 for 20 days of coach education and invaluable exposure to some of the best High-Performance Basketball Programs. Basketball Queensland have extended the timeframe of this tour from previous years to provide exposure to more programs whilst in the US.
Congratulations to the following players on their selection to the U20 State Team Squads. The U20 National Championships is the pinnacle of all age group championships and it is a huge achievement to be representing Queensland at their level.
After an exhaustive search with many great applicants, Basketball Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of the coaching staff for the 2017/18 Under 18 Queensland State Teams. U18 Queensland North Boys – Raymond Cooper (Gladstone) Ray comes to this position having extensive experience inside the Queensland North state performance program. Ray has been a…