Representative Coaches Appointed

Coaches have now been appointed for our representative teams that will try and qualify for national tournaments

U15, U17 & U19 Waitaha Basketball Representative Coach Announcement


Congratulations to the below coaches on being selected as Waitaha representative coaches for 2018. The coaches will be part of the selection process to select two Waitaha teams in each age group from Metro & North Canterbury players participating in the Canterbury Selection Tournament on 14th & 15th April.


U15 Boys-

Ben Sheat (A)

Matt Cunninghame (B)


U15 Girls-

Terry Brunel (A or B)

Gordon Wong (A or B)

Sam Watkins (Assistant)


U17 Boys-

Jack Williamson (A)

Liam Connelly (B)


U17 Girls-

Te Haere Stirling (Mentor)

Laken Wairau (A)

Kimberley Sexton (B)


U19 Men-

Mark Dickel (A)

Aled Jones (B)

Nev Brooker (Assistant)


U19 Women-

Lori McDaniel (A)

Mikey Graham (B)


The two Waitaha teams will then go through a qualification process competing against Mid/South Canterbury at the Qualifying tournament to attempt to secure the two qualifying spots for the Canterbury region. The Waitaha teams that qualify will then prepare for the Basketball New Zealand Nationals over the July School holidays. The full calendar can be found in the development & representative handbook.

The U19 Men and Women’s trials are this Sunday (4 March 2018) and U15 & U17 are 8th April. The North Harbour Easter Tournament teams will be sent out beginning of next week.

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