2019 High Performance Program Application Form

Our High Performance Program is back in 2019. This program is suited for both boys and girls from under 12’s to 18’s. Perfect for improving and developing on your basketball skills. Sessions are run by Our Junior Development Coordinator Ryan McKew & Youth League Miners Head Coach Daniel Knaggs. Both coaches are experienced through Junior…

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McDonalds Ballarat Youth League Rush Name Head Coach

Basketball Ballarat is excited to announce the appointment of Kristy Trahair-Merrett as the McDonalds Ballarat Youth League Rush Head Coach for the 2019 Big V Youth Championship Season. Trahair-Merrett has been involved with Basketball Ballarat’s Elite Teams’ program for the past three years working amongst junior players progressing through to the senior program in 2018…

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VYCW Coaching Positions

Youth Championship Women’s Coaching Position The McDonalds Ballarat Rush is requesting applications for the Head Coaching position and Assistant Coaching position(s) for our Victorian Youth Championship Women’s team for the 2019 season. We are looking to continue the high standard of player development via our Youth League program, and require the coaching staff that can…

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Ballarat Statistician off to Nationals

Basketball Ballarat statistician Emma Henstridge will this week travel to the Sunshine Coast as the only Victorian selected statistician for the national under 16 Australian Junior Basketball Championships being held from July 6th to 13th. She will join Basketball Ballarat players, Charlie Molan, Ben Hobbs and Austin McKenzie who are representing Victoria Country at the…

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Basketball young gun’s excitement at thought of playing for Australia

Georgia Amoore was shaking when she sat down in front of three coaches on Sunday morning to hear whether she had made the final cut of the Australian Sapphires’ Under-17 World Cup team. Story by Siobhan Calafiore at The Courier. Photo by Lachlan Bence. The meeting occurred near the end of a second intensive training camp…

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Georgia Amoore Crowned Ballarat SAA Sports Girl of the Year

On Thursday March 8, Georgia Amoore was awarded the 2017  Ballarat Sportsman Association of Australia Sports Girl of the Year, Georgia enjoyed a successful 2017 in basketball playing across all levels including local domestic, elite, state and national teams. Her nomination and achievements are listed below.   Congratulation to Georgia, and we can’t wait to…

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Wellbeing Presentation

At Basketball Ballarat, we strive to offer learning opportunities that set us apart from other programs in the State. In 2018, we continue our push to help those in our community improve themselves in a variety of ways, therefore we are pleased to announce the Basketball Ballarat Elite Teams Wellbeing Presentation. Presenters for the evening…

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2017 Basketball Ballarat Awards Night

Wednesday August 16 saw Basketball Ballarat hold their Annual Awards Dinner recognising volunteers, clubs and junior and senior players’ contributions to a successful past 12 months. The night started with a recap of the Junior Elite Teams past 12 month and the introduction of two new awards. The Karen Ashby GRIT award is presented to…

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