Wrap Up for 2017 Australian Junior Championships

The U16 Australian Junior Championships (AJC’s) are always intriguing. For many athletes and coaches, it’s their first taste at the elite level and often confirms their passion for the game. It’s also, in most cases, the first time that the best athletes from around the nation all come together and compete against each other, working out who else is around the country and how they sit against the best athletes in their age group.

What Coaches Look for in a State Team Player

State Team selections are always challenging, especially in a state like Queensland which has exceptional talent and a large pool of quality athletes to select from.

That large talent pool allows us to be as competitive as we are when we go away to Australian Junior Championships, which is a huge benefit. However, with such great talent comes the inevitable disappointment of quality junior basketballers at selection time. This blog has been designed with the intention of providing some insight into the thinking of a state team selection panel and to give you the best chance of being selected to represent Queensland.

National Performance Program NPP – Registration

Registrations are now open for the Basketball Queensland National State Performance Program (NPP). We now welcome expressions of interest from athletes born in 2002, 2003 and 2004 for the Basketball Queensland National Performance Program NPP.  Registrations close 4th November. As a result of the investment made into staffing in Northern and Central Queensland, we are now able…