Chloe Dunmore Strikes Gold at Nationals

Basketball Ballarat Referee Manager, Chloe Dunmore has capped off a busy 2022 with being invited to last weeks under 14 Club Championships held in Sydney. 48 Officials from all across Australia were selected to the event with Chloe being one of the 10 officials from Victoria. Chloe went on to have a successful tournament where she was awarded the under 14 Boys Shield medal match.

2022 has been a busy year with Chloe representing Ballarat across many championships level matches for Basketball Victoria. Not only on the court but off the court being recently awarded her level 2 coaching and referee qualifications.

Chloe is also focused strongly on building an official’s program here in Ballarat that is one of the best in the state. Numbers continue to grow within the program with a key focus on youth and upskilling them to reach their full potential. Giving officials the support and pathway information required to help them succeed on the court, whilst learning new skills they can use later in life and professional careers.

Ballarat Technical Officials Committee Chair Neil Black is full of praise on Chloe’s achievements this year Neil commented “It is said that success comes through hard work, along with a bit of natural talent. Chloe epitomises that, not only with the personal successes of her past year, but with the organisational skills, hard work and dedication she has put into developing an excellent program for officials over the past few years.” 

“It has been quite a while since Ballarat has enjoyed the recognition that Chloe has brought to the referee program at the Association and the future looks promising.  This should be applauded by everyone involved.”

Basketball Ballarat is proud of Chloe’s achievements and the work she puts in to not only better her own performance but others around her will benefit that happen to play in Ballarat.


2022 accolades include:

  • Level 2 Referee Qualification
  • Basketball Victoria (BV) U14 Division 1 Boys Grand Final
  • Basketball Australia 14 Club Championships Boys Shield Gold Match
  • VJBL U18 VC Girls Gold medal match
  • CBL North West Women’s Grand Final
  • Big V Youth League Division 1 Men Grand Final
  • BV 16/18 Division 1 & 2 – U18 Girls Division 2 Grand Final
  • BV 16/18 Division 3 &4 referee coach
  • BV Under 12 Referee Coach