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.
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.
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.
The 2018 Under 16 State Championships are just two days away, and will be held at the Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre from the 10th – 14th of January.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate the following athletes on their selection to our National Performance Program for 2018.
Congratulations to Greg Vanderjagt who has been appointed the Head Coach for the Queensland North Under 16 Boys team! Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate Greg on his appointment and wish him and the team every success at the National Championships next year!
11 Coaches took part in this year’s coaches study tour which involved unrestricted access to some of the most successful basketball programs across the United States. The touring party left Australia on the 8th of October and returned some 20 days later at the end of October.
The entries for Basketball Australia’s search for their Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops Coach of the Year for 2017 have now closed. Congratulations to the following Associations and their Aussie Hoops coaches who have been nominated by parents for this award!
Attention Coaches! Basketball Queensland are taking expressions of interest for the 2018 U16 and U18 Men and Women’s State Team Assistant and Development Coach positions! To register your expression of interest, please email a brief coaching resume and specify which gender and age group you are applying for to: Brady Walmsley (North) – [email protected] Mel…