The Talented Athlete Program (TAP) is a specialist junior talent development program conducted by Basketball NSW in conjunction with the NSW Office of Sport. TAP targets the State’s best junior school age athletes and is also fully supported by the NSW Department of School Education and the Catholic Education Office.
Basketball NSW’s High-Performance Program (HPP) serves to identify, develop, and foster the skills of young athletes who aspire to compete at the representative, national, and international levels of basketball. Basketball NSW’s HPP is: – athlete focused. – coach driven, and. – admin supported.
Basketball Australia’s official junior game development program for 5 – 10-year-olds. Basketball NSW's High Performance Pathway offers a number of development tours for athletes in both Country & Metro Associations. The aim of the D-League is to identify talented players and coaches in a tournament-style environment.
The focus is primarily training and technical development. NSW Basketball also hold Development Days. The Talented Sports Programs are equivalent to representative programs, equal playing time or positions are never guaranteed. Representative Duty. Our school still holds the usual sports carnivals, swimming, cross country and athletics.
Tim Mallon: Teacher, Coach & Basketball Academy Coordinator. Hunter Sports High English Teacher. NSW U18 & U20 Head Coach. Assistant Coach of Hunter Pirates & Newcastle Falcons. Assistant Coach for the Australian U20 & U23 Men's Teams. Assistant Coach NSWIS.
Basketball NSW "The NIAS and Basketball NSW have partnered to deliver the Developing Athlete Program (DAP) in the regions in the NIAS catchment areas. The DAP is an essential part of BNSW's player pathway in identifying and developing future State and National level players.
The NSW Country Development Program (CDP) Day Camps are to assist players and coaches from Country NSW to further their skill and development as an athlete during the school holiday period. The camps are focused around, skill development through fundamentals, some concepts of play and an introduction of how to play 3X3.
The NCAS Basketball Program is endorsed and supported by Basketball NSW and NSW Country Basketball. This program is designed to assist the individual development of each athlete and provide them with the opportunity to progress further in the sport. Up to 40 athletes that show the potential to progress onto state or national level basketball may be selected into the squad.