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Nominations for the 2020-2021 program are OPEN!
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Due to the current COVID-19 landscape, trials for the 2020-2021 Basketball program are still TBC. Athletes who process thier nomination will be provided with as much notice as possible of the Trial/Selection process once confirmed.
Program Coordinator: Trevor Gallacher
Program Head Coach: Callum Wade
This Program provides Hunter-based athletes with further individual development exposure that will assist in their chances of future state and higher senior representative honours. It is open to Male and Female Basketball athletes 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 2006-2009, athletes must be able to play in BNSW endorsed competition in U14 or U16 age group in 2021.
Athletes must be residents of the Hunter Region and a current financial member of both their Local Association and 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.
The following benefits will apply to those selected in the basketball program:
- Over 25 Hrs of On-Court Sessions to Further Develop Skills
- Strength & Conditioning Fitness Program
- Athlete Education in Sport Specific Topics Such as Nutrition & Psychology
- Your Local Club Academy Games Tournament (Selected Athletes Only)
- Planet Fitness Gym Membership
- Inter-Academy Training Sessions - Due to the current COVID-19 landscape, the final schedule for the Basketball program is still to be confirmed. Sessions will be planned for Tuesdays or Thursdays approximately once a week from Ocotober - December with sessions in Ferburary and March scheduled around the representative calendar once released. These sessions are subject to change.