WBA is seeking applications from interested individuals who would like to coach players who will play at the BBNZ Central Regional Championship tournament which will be held in Napier and Hastings, October 7 - 10.more
Reminder that the rep team trials are in the next two weeks on Sunday 22 and Sunday 29 March. Please note there has been a late change to the trial time for the U17 girls who will now trial from 2pm-4pm.more
WBA is pleased to announce the 2015 representative programme dates and training information. This includes pre-rep selection training, trial dates, national and zone tournaments dates and information on the new player fee for rep participation.more
A successful Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on Monday evening. A full report will be delivered in the form of the meeting’s minutes in due course, but a brief summary is provided below.more
Candidates, your campaign begins here! If you are standing for election to the WBA Exec at this year's AGM, and wish to promote your profile, you are invited to send a brief bio and photograph of yourself.more
Turn your passion for basketball into positive practical outcomes!
Your basketball skills and knowledge can make a difference to the growth of the sport in Wellington! We are giving advance notice that our AGM will be held on 8 December 2014. and advising the community that there is an opportunity to nominate and elect up to seven new Executive Committee members at the AGM.more
The Wellington Basketball Association's new SKILLS AND COMPETITION PROGRAMME for year 7/8 children will start in Term 4 with a special opportunity for selected players to attend a 7 week skills and competition development programme.more
This camp is for girls and boys attending College (years 9-11) and will focus on basketball skills development, game and tournament play. This is the second of these camps run by head coach Troy McLean, following a very successful camp in July. Spaces are limited so make sure you register early. Details:more
Many thanks to the players and their families who attended the trials for this years team. I was impressed by the attitude, skills and commitment of the girls to come along and 'have a go'. It was a difficult decision to make in choosing the team, but with the support and expertise of Tamra Thompson and Alice Collard as independent selectors, it made my job so much easier.more
As part of WBA's ongoing referee development programme, we have reviewed current referee gradings with our referee mentors who oversee the mid-week leagues. The gradings are aligned to Basketball New Zealand's referee development framework and pathway. We are delighted to announcemore
The KiwiSport Getting Started in Coaching workshops are back for 2014!
These are an entry point for individuals wishing to get involved in coaching. The course is designed for the first time coach (parents, teachers, students, volunteers)more
In addition to all the other team pre-trials and training being held at the moment, WBA have made courts available on 15-16 March 2014 at ASB Sports Centre. Spread the word. Last chance to get into a rep team to represent Wellington.more
2014 sees a major change to the way basketball is funded in New Zealand. From 1 January 2014, WBA is required to pay BBNZ a levy of 10% of all league competition entry fees. This covers both seniors and juniors but does not apply to representative teams.more
Wellington Basketball Association’s new Executive Committee seeks an action-orientated, experienced and skilled operations manager to ensure the delivery of the WBA’s day-to-day basketball operationsmore