Basketball Academy

Basketball Academy

The Horsham College Basketball Academy is a select entry and Peak Performance program that will be added to the College’s offerings in 2023. It will be open to students who have a strong passion for basketball in years 7-9, with opportunities to follow through the program to VCE, VCAL and Sport and Recreation certificates.

The vision of the Basketball Academy is to provide specialist sports coaching, together with leadership and personal development activities to maximise the development of the whole student, whilst creating an educational pathway from years 7-12.

AIMS

  • Opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge of the game of basketball in order to reach their full potential within the sport
  • Enabling students to be an active and valuable member of a sporting club
  • Developing the sporting talent of each student whilst having a strong focus on academic and personal growth
  • With the guidance of expert coaching, the academy will provide clear pathways in the sporting field including VCE, VCAL and Sport and Recreation certificates

Supported By

REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission to the program is not automatic – Select Entry of students will follow an application process

Expectations include

  • A passion for Basketball
  • Involvement in the game – Playing/Umpiring
  • Shows initiative and positive attitude
  • Commitment to and living by college values
  • Excellent behaviour record and respect of College rules
  • Commitment to studies across all subjects
  • Willingness to develop leadership skills and community involvement

STAFF

Cam Bruce – Program Coordinator

Mark Dorward – Program Coordinator

Rebecca McIntyre – Basketball Victoria development officer

Horsham College PE staff and other external coaches