The Year 9 basketball subject is a semester long course that aims to further develop the fundamental skills of the beginner player, while also further progressing the continued development of the more advanced player.
The Year 9 students will receive specialist coaching from Head Coach Rohan Stevenson, plus other guest coaches including S.A. Basketball development coaches and Mount Gambier Pioneers players.
Students completing this course will undergo training and development to complete a Level 0 referees course and will officiate games for younger students. Year 9 students will also explore a number of fitness related factors that will provide specific information to improve their on court game.
Students will learn about some of the administration responsibilities that are required to run a tournament. They will run their own tournament and perform a number of roles from coach to president and media relations to treasurer. Students will develop an appreciation of what is involved in running a tournament and develop skills to enable them to run their own association tournaments.