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Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
Tour Leader Robyn Brierley SSWA
12s Girls Coach  Emma Berryman  Wanneroo SC
12s Girls Manager Jeanette Bell Upper Swan PS  
12s Boys Coach Nathan Trengove Margaret River SHS
12s Boys Manager  Kelvin Browner Woodvale SC
18s Girls Coach Blair Kearsley  Willetton SHS
18s Girls Manager Carleen Steacy Lesmurdie SHS
18s Boys Coach Mike Ellis
18s Boys Manager Adam Gunnis Kinross College
Sports Trainer Jason Liew

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
 Fri 9 August to Fri 16 August 2019 Bendigo, VIC  12yrs & Under as of 31 December

18yrs & Under as of 31 December

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination Nominations Close: 12s – Monday 18 March 2019

18s -Tuesday 26 March 2019

Cost $20
Trial Details

Click HERE for 2019 trial flyer

12s  –  Tuesday 19 March

North:  Registration 9.00am / Trial 9.30am – 11.30am

South:  Registration 12.00pm / Trial 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Second Trial: (For Selected Students)

Girls: Saturday 23 March:  9.00am – 12.00pm John Forrest SHS

Boys: Wednesday 27 March 7.oopm – 9.00pm CBC Fremantle (TBC)

18s – Wednesday 27 March

Registration 12.30pm / Trial 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Venue TRIAL One 12 Years and Under – Warwick Stadium

18 Years and Under –  Bendat Basketball Centre

Eligibility  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 click below to nominate;

12yrs & Under Girls

12yrs & 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 who are 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  Basketball Excursion Management Plan

Results and History