Thrifty Ballarat Miners Junior Under-18 Head Coach Joel Anderson has been invited to take part in the Basketball Australia Emerging Coach Initiative. The program is aimed at aspiring young coaches aged between  22-35 years old from across all states and territories of Australia to be part of the formalised professional development initiative.

The program will run for one-year and focus on development, experimental learning and mentoring along with additional support in developing identified young coaches and building depth in the talent pathway.

Coordinated by the Basketball Australia director of high-performance coach development, the program will include input and leadership from industry and academic professionals.

Basketball Ballarat would like to congratulate Joel on this great achievement.