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Who to Contact

12s Basketball
Position Name School Email
Tour Leader Kelvin Browner Woodvale SC
 Girls  Coach  Emma Berryman  Wanneroo SC
Girls Manager Jeanette Bell Quinns Beach PS  
Girls Asst. Coach Luke Coburn
Boys  Coach Paul Bartlett
Boys   Manager  Nathan Trengove Warwick SHS
Boys Asst. Coach Jake Harris
18s Basketball
Position Name School Email
Tour Leader Robyn Brierley  SSWA
 Girls  Coach  Blair Kearsley  Willetton SHS
Girls Manager Nicole Roberts Atwell College
Boys  Coach Mike Ellis
Boys Asst. Coach Seb Salinas Swan View SHS
Boys   Manager Clayton Bird Piara Waters PS

Interstate Event Information

12 Years and Under
Event Date Venue /State Age

 1 December to 9 December 2017

Adelaide, SA

(Pacific School Games)

 12yrs & Under as of 31 December
18 Years and Under
Event Date Venue /State Age

12 August to 18 August 2017

Canberra, ACT

 18yrs & Under as of 31 December

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics

Please click on the above nomination tab 

Nominations Close: 18 and under, day of trial

                              12 and under Friday 16 June

Cost  $10 Payable at time of nomination, through online process
Trial Details

12 Years and Under

Trial 1

Wednesday 21 June 2017 – Bendat Basketball Centre

North of River: Registration 9.00am, Trial 9.30am – 11:30am

South of River: Registration 12pm, Trial 12:30pm – 2.30pm 


Please note:  Athletes currently in the Basketball WA Future Development Program (FDP), and who have completed a nomination for the SSWA team,  are not required to attend Trial 1.


Trial 2

Selected players and those who have nominated by the due date and are in the Basketball WA FDP



Saturday 22/7/2017

Warwick Stadium

1pm till 430pm



Wednesday 28/6/2017

Girrawheen SHS 

North 5.00 -6.30pm

South 6.30 – 8.00pm


18 Years and Under

Wednesday 22 March 2017 

Registration at 12.30pm, Trial 1.00 -3.00pm

Venue Bendat Basketball Centre, Mt Claremont


 To be eligible for selection students must:

  • Be a full time student at a  recognised DoE educational institution.
  • 18 Years and Under - be 18 and under as at 31 December.
  • 12 Years and Under – turn 11 or 12 years of age in the year of competition 


Basketball Interstate Nomination


By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;


  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials


Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid on the day of trials unless stated otherwise.


Please click below to nominate;

12yrs & Under Girls

12 Years & Under Boys

18yrs & Under Girls

 18yrs & Under Boys 


Selection Policy

Basketball Interstate Team Selection Policy


Championship Details

  • School Sport WA (SSWA) participates in the School Sport Australia Combined Basketball Championships for 18 years and under and 12 years & under students.


  • 12 Years & Under - All players will turn  11 or 12 years of age in the year of competition. Students who turn 11 in the year of competition and who are selected in the final team must be accompanied to the event by a parent or nominated guardian even if the student stays in the team accommodation.
  • 18 Years and Under - All players will turn 18 years of age (or under) as at the 31st December in the year of competition
  • Students eligible for selection in the state team must attend schools or Department of Education recognised educational institutions.


  • The positions of Coach, Manager and Tour Leader are advertised annually
  • Appointed officials will be selectors

Prior to Selection Trials

  • Selectors meet to discuss selection criteria
  • Selectors view potential players through Basketball WA events, school games and any other basketball activities

Trial Nominations

  • Trial dates are determined by officials and SSWA
  • Details and nomination form are posted on the SSWA website
  • Basketball WA distributes information to all affiliated clubs advertising trial information

Pre Trial

  • Nominations to be completed online, forwarded to the Sports Coordinator or handed to team managers at the trial
  • List of nominees is cross matched with attendance at the trial

Selection Trials

  • Trials are conducted at a nominated venue
  • Selectors view players through a series of drills and game situations
  • A train on squad is selected
  • Successful players are notified at the completion of the trial
  • Players injured or unable to attend the trial will not necessarily be omitted from the final team and may be invited by selectors to attend trials or squad training sessions at later dates

Squad Training

  • After a set number of training sessions the final team is announced
  • A number of players may be invited to ‘train on’ as potential reserve players

Selection Policies

  • Selectors may advise players that certain squad training dates can be missed due to injury, travel or special commitments
  • Players with school or Basketball WA commitments, and who have completed the required SSWA nomination process, may be included in squads as their commitment is completed
  • Athletes in the Basketball WA Under 13 Future
    Development Program (FDP), and  have completed the required SSWA
    nomination process,  are not required to attend the initial trial
  • Should any player be ruled out prior to the Championship for any reason then a replacement player may be selected from the ‘train on’ group (dependent on team requirements)

Medal Winner Policy

  • Coaching staff vote after each game 3-2-1. Medal winner decided from this
  • Separate players MVP – Players vote 3-2-1 after each game.

Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan


SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.


The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy

Click HERE to see the 12s Basketball Excursion Management Plan 

Click HERE to see the 18s Basketball Excursion Management Plan


Results and History