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Nominations for the 2017/2018 Program are now Open!

Nominations Close: 25th August

Trials: September (Date TBC)

Orientation: 14th October 2017

Program Coordinators & Head Coaches: TBC

This program provides Hunter based athletes looking to gain further individual development competition exposure that will assist them in their chances of gaining future state team selection and higher senior representative honours. The program is now officially recognised by Basketball NSW on the individual career pathway for athletes.

The program is open to male and female basketball players from bottom age under-14s (12-years) to top age under-16s (15-years) who are registered with a Basketball NSW affiliated association competing in the NSW Country Premier League (CPL) or NSW Eastern Junior League (EJL).  The age groups for eligibility, athletes must be born between 2003 – 2006, athletes must be able to play in BNSW endorsed competition in U14 or U16 age group in 2018.

Athletes must be residents of the Hunter region and a current financial member of both their Local Association and Basketball NSW.

The HAS Basketball Program is a program endorsed by Basketball NSW.  The program is part of the BNSW athlete pathway and represents the Developing Athlete Program (DAP Program).  Athletes who are selected to the second tier of the BNSW pathway, the State Performance Plan (SPP) are not eligible for the DAP.

Basketball Pathway

Athlete Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the basketball program:

  • Over 25 hours of on court sessions to further develop skills;
  • Fitness program consisting of basic strength and conditioning;
  • 6 hours athlete education in sport specific topics, such as nutrition & psychology;
  • Targeted competition event, ClubsNSW Academy Games
  • Inter-academy training sessions
  • Squad training tour/camp



This program is proudly supported by