BASKETBALL PROGRAM (approved)
Aims of the Program
To develop skills, attitudes and knowledge in students that will enable them to compete successfully in basketball at the highest levels.
- Develop individual skills.
- Develop team skills.
- Develop skills in refereeing, coaching and statistical analysis.
- Develop opportunity to participate in state, national and international competitions.
- Conduct basketball related fitness testing and develop programs to improve individual fitness levels.
- Video analysis of individual skill performance and team structures.
- Understand the physiological and skill requirements for basketball at an elite level.
- Undertake Sports Medicine Australia training programs including first aid and injury prevention and management.
- Provide information relating to diet and nutrition.
Applicants should be aware that the focus of the course is on developing and improving individual skills and fundamentals.
PROGRAM COORDINATOR / BOYS' COACH : Kelvin Browner
- Level 2 NCAS Coaching Accreditation
- School Sport WA Basketball Sports Coordinator
- Manager/Assistant Coach, State Schools Basketball
- Manager Australian Rollers Wheelchair Basketball
- Team (Gold Medal Beijing Paralympics 2008, Bronze Medal Amsterdam World Cup 2006 and Silver Medal - Athens Paralympics 2004)
- Member of Perth Wildcats “Past Players” Association
- Member of Basketball WA Coaches Association
- Former Head Coach, East Perth Eagles (SBL)
- Former Captain, Wanneroo Wolves (SBL)
GIRLS' COACH : Danielle Priestly
- Level 2 NCAS Coaching Accreditation
2010 Gold Medal Coach – 2nd Annual Asia Pacific Youth Cup Singapore
2009 Gold Medal Coach Australian Schools
2008 Bronze Medal Coach NSBT Newcastle
National Schools Basketball Tournament Coach – Albury, Geelong and Newcastle
Willetton Basketball WABL coach
Willetton Basketball WSBL player
- State Schools Representative.
GUEST COACHING STAFF
Throughout the year guest coaches may be invited into the school to impart their knowledge, skills and expertise to the players.
Prospective students are required to submit a written application to the Basketball Program Coordinator on the forms available from the school or via the link at the bottom of this page.
After submitting their applications (Application Form, Player Profile and Student Questionnaire) students are required to attend selection trials at Woodvale Secondary College Sports Centre.
The steps in the selection process will be :
Attend selection trials
Check of academic record and school performance
Interview between Program Coordinator, student and parents of short listed applicants
Offer of a Position in the program subject to conditions set by the school and signing of a contract.
Once selected into the program successful applicants may be asked to leave the program and/or the school if any of the following occur :
The student requests the opportunity to leave
The student is found to be guilty of misconduct or bringing the program or school into disrepute
The student fails to make satisfactory academic progress
The student fails to display the necessary work ethic to work towards improving his/her skills
The student fails to attend or participate in the required percentage of practical sessions
The student fails to maintain the standards of behaviour stated in the basketball contract
The student is suspended from school.
Applications for the Program close at Woodvale Secondary College on
7 June 2013
Please note that no acknowledgement will be sent by the school on receipt of your application
Applicants will be required to attend:
Woodvale Secondary College Sports Centre
Thursday 20 June 2013
9.00 - 11.00 am
Basketball Program Coordinator
9309 0808 for further details
To apply for selection, collect an application package from the Woodvale SC Administration Office or download:
Applicants who do not reside within the school's boundaries will also be required to complete the Out of Area Application:
School - Community Wheelchair Basketball Partnership