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The 2018/19 Program has finished. Please keep an this page for any updates on the 2019/20 Program. 


Program Coordinator: Trevor Gallacher 

Head Coach: Callum Wade


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 Championship League (CCL), NSW Eastern Junior League (EJL) or Northern Junior League (NJL). The age groups for eligibility, athletes must be born between 2004 – 2007, athletes must be able to play in BNSW endorsed competition in U14 or U16 age group in 2019.


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).  The second tier of the BNSW pathway, the State Performance Program (SPP) will not be announced prior to our trials so all athletes are encouraged to nominate for DAP in the first instance, EVEN IF APPLYING FOR SPP.


A program levy and uniform levy will be applicable to selected athletes.


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




2018/19 HAS Basketball Squad


Dion Adderley
Hudson  Boocker 
Lachlan Bray-Shone
Charlie Caffery
Lloyd Cochrane
Samuel Cutts
Tallis  Evans 
Henry Gallacher
Harry Harvey
Tristan Head
Mustaqim Hossain
Tamatoa Isaac
Jacob Lehmann
Charlie  Lentfer
Alexander Martin
Wil Morgan 
Jack Sleap
Bayley Tranter
Hayden Vardy
Henry Wawszkowicz
Dan Welbourne
Max Woodhams



Olivia  Adey
Indiana Baldwin
Claudia  Boyle
Ella Burnes
Matilda Burns
Paige cooke
Lara Dobbins
Lily Furniss
Sienna Hill
Elle Kaluski
Athiana Rose Kelly
Lara Kitchen
Jelena McDougall
Olivia McGregor
Abbey McGregor
Hannah  Nimmo 
Ava Rafty 
Mia Smith
Riley Todd
Hope White