Basketball Players Selected For The 2019 SPP The State Performance Program (SPP) involves the systematic and progressive identification, selection and development of athletes in the Under 15 to Under 18 age groups, in the aim of preparing players to represent Queensland at the Australian Junior Championships. Congratulations to the following players: North Queensland SPP Athletes…
Registrations are now open for the Basketball Queensland National 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.
Basketball Queensland wish to advise that Brady Walmsley, the State Performance Manager for the North, has decided to accept an offer from the Gladstone Regional Council and take a career opportunity as Community Development Officer – Sport and Recreation.
Basketball Queensland would like to officially announce the coaching team who have been appointed to coach the 2019 U20’s Men and Women’s State Teams! We would like to congratulate all our coaches and managers on their appointment, and wish them and their teams every success at the National Championships next year!
July is a busy month for our elite athletes in Queensland, with the U16 Nationals for Men and Women at the Sunshine Coast and the Talent Development Program and College Development Tours going over to the USA.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Talent Development Program. Formally known as the U15 Emerging Teams, the Talent Development Program allows Basketball Queensland to better cater to the need of the athletes within that age group and further instilling the athletes in the Queensland Style of Play whilst providing international playing opportunities for the younger group.
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2018 Under 16 Queensland State Teams. On behalf of the Queensland State Team coaches and support staff, we would like to thank everyone for their time & commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program.
Great athletes are a combination of a good player, but also a good person. When it comes to team selections, good character is a fundamental attribute over talent, purely because if you have 1 person with poor character – whether it be a parent, coach or athlete, it can change the whole dynamic of the group and what they’re trying to achieve.
We chatted with our three Queensland referees; Michael Coccetti, Jacqui Dover and Jordan Napper who attended the Under 20 Nationals, held in Gosford in early February.
QLD Youth Basketball Athletes and their Australian Development Camp Experience At the end of January, 10 Queensland athletes flew down to Canberra to participate in Basketball Australia’s Australian Development Camp (ADC) at the Australian Institute of Sport. We caught up with the attending athletes to see what they got out of ADC, and what advice…