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2014 OFFICIAL BASKETBALL RULES & REFEREE SIGNALS

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VENOM PRACTICE GAMES - 24/10/2014

Attention all Venom Teams:

Practice games vs McKinnon have been scheduled for Friday 24/10/2014.more

2014-15 VENOM VJBL TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS - UPDATED

Warrandyte Basketball is pleased to announce teams for the 2015 VJBL season - UPDATED 20/10/2014.more

The Stevenson Appeal FUNDRAISER

On Sunday 24th August 2014, Gerard Stevenson suffered an unimaginable fall and has been left a quadriplegic with a tracheostomy. He will remain this way FOR LIFE!!

This tragedy follows Sue’s breast cancer diagnosis two and a half years ago which resulted in a serious heart condition being detected following chemotherapy. Thankfully she remains in remission.more

GIRLS GOT GAME PRESENTATION - CONGRATULATIONS ELEANOR

The Warrandyte Basketball Association would like to congratulate ELEANOR BOLLANDS (12.1 Girls) on being awarded the Girls Got Game 2014 Runner Up - A proud afternoon for Warrandyte Basketball!more

REDBACKS PRESENTATION NIGHT

Check out the photos from last night's Redbacks Presentation Night held at Warrandyte Sports Complex (WSC)...more

SUCCESS FOR VENOM JUNIOR TEAMS

Congratulations to the following Venom teams who competed in VJBL Metro and Regional Gold & Bronze medal playoffs over the past weekend.more

SHINING A LIGHT ON MEDICAL RESEARCH - DOUG HILTON

This is a newspaper article featuring Warrandyte Basketball's Doug Hilton who is running an information evening to discuss research on various diseases.more

VENOM 2014/15 OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIENCED HEAD COACH

Warrandyte Basketball Association's rep program "Warrandyte Venom" would like to hear from experienced coaches who would like to bring their expertise and passion for basketball to Warrandyte as a head of age group coach.
More info can be found under JUNIOR VENOM - ADVERTISEMENTS-OPPORTUNITIESmore

STATE ROLE FOR DAMIAN CLARKE

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USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA - REMINDER TO ALL

A reminder from Basketball Victoria Governance Officer Gerry Glennen regarding Social Media...Click on MORE to downloadmore

WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL AWARDS NIGHT

Warrandyte Basketball recently held their Senior Awards night, which saw players from the four Venom Big V teams along with several long standing members receive recognition for their outstanding contribution over many years to the club.more

WBA COACHING DIRECTOR & PLAYER DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

The WBA has appointed current Venom Senior Women’s coach NICOLE HOWARD to the role of WBA Coaching Director & Player Development Manager, commencing in September 2014.more

WARRANDYTE VENOM FINALISE COACHING LINE-UP FOR SEASON 2015

Warrandyte Basketball Association has hit the ground running at the close of the 2014 Big V Season by securing all four coaches for Season 2015. With a firm focus on continuing to develop young players and build senior men’s, women’s and youth programs that are highly competitive and successful, Warrandyte Venom have signed coaches that they believe can take the club to the next level in 2015.more

2014 BIG V STATISTICAL AWARD WINNERS

Congratulations to Nathan Marsh from the Venom Basketball Senior Men's team on winning the Division 1 Men Leading Rebounder award and Brenton Charles on winning the Golden Hands in the same division. Also Margaret Kershaw for winning the Youth Women's Golden Hands award. Check out all the award winners here...more

WBA AGM - 2014 COMMITTEE MEMBERS ANNOUNCED

The WBA AGM was held at Warrandyte Sports Complex last evening (Monday 1 September).more

LAST CHANCE! MULLUM MULLUM RESERVE DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN

Hi All, If you haven’t already now is your chance to share your thoughts with us on the plan as it closes this Friday 8th August!more

BIG V YOUTH WOMEN PRELIMINARY FINAL

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CONGRATULATIONS JACK COUSENS

The Warrandyte Venom congratulates Jack Cousens (YL2M) who will play in his 50th Big V game this weekend.more

BIG V ANNUAL REPORT COVER

Well done to Venom SCW Coach Nicole Howard who features on the cover of the 2013 Big V Annual Report, celebrating their victory in the Grand Final over Geelongmore

WEDNESDAY GREYBURN CUP GRAND FINAL

Congratulations to FAKERS who took out last nights Greyburn Cup Grand Final defeating Fighting Irish 53 to 43.more

PLEASE SUPPORT VENOM SPONSOR EASTSIDE MITSUBISHI

Show your support for Eastside Mitsubishi - proud sponsor of the Warrandyte Venommore

VENOM GIRLS COACHING DIRECTOR

Warrandyte basketball Association are seeking a Girls coaching director for the upcoming 2014 / 2015 season.more

CONGRATULATIONS ELEANOR

In order to effect change, the VJBL has initiated the Girls Got Game program fully supported by Basketball Victoria.

During the month of May Venom 12-1 Girls player ELEANOR BOLLANDS was nominated for the weekly award.more

NEW STYLE VENOM BAGS NOW AVAILABLE

New style Venom bags are now available for purchase tonight and tomorrow from WSC. Cost - $40.00more

VJBL COACHES EXPRESSION OF INTEREST 2014-15

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BIG V COACH OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL

The best of April are recognised from right across the state...more

OVERTIME MAGAZINE APRIL/MAY

The April/May issue of Overtime Magazine arrives and for the first time ever, we are celebrating an Australian basketball success story on the cover beyond Big V! Matthew Dellavedova has been an absolute revelation and his story was worth telling.more

MAC PACK SUPER CLINIC

Check out the below link for information regarding the Mac Pack Superclinic being run throughout the state.

https://mcdonalds.com.au/basketball-super-clinicmore

WARRANDYTE LOSES A VALUED MEMBER - R.I.P REECE BORELLA

It is with great sadness that Warrandyte Basketball announces the unexpected passing of former player and coach, Reece Borella, aged 29. A true gentlemen, teammate, friend and volunteer of the club, Reece played juniors and seniors at the club, including a key on-court leadership role in the club's first Big V men's team.more

A GRAND SPONSORSHIP FOR VENOM BIG V SENIOR WOMEN

Two of Warrandyte’s oldest and most popular operations have increased their commitment in a long-term deal that will benefit the local community with Warrandyte Basketball proud to announce The Grand Hotel Warrandyte as the Major Sponsor of the Venom State Championship Senior Women for at least the next three years.more

GREAT INCENTIVES FROM BENDIGO BANK WARRANDYTE

Valued club sponsor, Bendigo Bank Warrandyte, has a number of fantastic incentives for club members. Please speak directly with the friendly staff at Bendigo Bank for details and remember to make sure you tell them you're from Warrandyte Basketball. Here's some further details.more

VENOM ALL GEARED UP FOR SEASON START

Training is ongoing, practice games are in full swing and our 4 Venom Big V teams are as ready as they will ever be for the season opener on Saturday 15th March.more

HOW IMPORTANT IS A MOUTH GUARD? YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED.

This article was handed to me by one of our Committee members. It is an incredible eye opener and one which all of our parents and players read and take note of. This could happen to anyone.more

VENOM BIG V PLAYER SPONSORSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE

Would you like to sponsor a Venom Big V player for the 2014 season? One of the most enjoyable ways to get involved in our Big V games is to sponsor a player. You can select any player or players from any of our four teams - in return you receive a family pass to all Big V games at WSC plus sponsorship listing on this website and in all home game programs.more

2014 BIG V SEASON MEMBERSHIPS

Membership passes for the 2014 Big V season are now available. You get entry to every Big V game played at WSC, for all four of our teams, including finals. These passes represent huge savings! Book you pass today, ready to go for round one!more

WBA LEADERSHIP CHANGE

The 2013 Warrandyte Basketball Association Annual General Meeting was held at WSC on Monday 25 November. Three weeks ago Richard Cookes, who has held the position of Club President for two years, announced his intention to step down from the role so the search for his replacement began.more

VENOM BIG V GET SET FOR 2014

With training now underway, all 4 of our Venom Big V teams are hungry for glory in 2014. There may be a while to go before the first ball toss of the season, but our Big V Staff including coaches, assistant coaches, team managers & trainers are working hard with their players to ensure they are given every opportunity to succeed & establish themselves as valuable members of their respective teams.more

VENOM 'WILSON SECURITY' SENIOR MEN MOVE FORWARD IN 2014

The Warrandyte 2014 'Wilson Security' Venom Big V Men have finalised their playing squad and are excited to announce details.more

HIGH HOPES FOR NEW WARRANDYTE VENOM MEN'S YOUTH LEAGUE TEAM

After an intensive 2 week tryout period for the Warrandyte Venom Men’s Youth League team and Big V Development/Training positions, newly appointed Men’s Youth League coach, Beau Bentley, and assistant coach, Matt Lane, spent a painstaking period locked away selecting the best from an incredibly talented group of players to represent Venom in Youth League 2 Men this coming Big V season.more

VENOM WOMEN HEAD TO BIG V CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION & SIGN NEW YOUTH COACH

In what has been a huge year for the Warrandyte Big V Women’s programs, winning both the Division 1 Championship and the Youth League 1 Championship in season 2013, the journey continues with exciting news on season 2014.more

NICOLE TAKES THE BIG V REINS IN 2014

Nicole Howard is the newly appointed “Gardiner McInnes” Warrandyte Venom Big V Championship Women’s Coach for 2014.

The recently crowned 2013 Big V Coach of The Year was announced as the successful candidate by Warrandyte President, Richard Cookes, late last week.more

SUNDAY NIGHT MEN'S COMP REVIVAL

Do you have a men's basketball team you would like to enter in the Sunday night competition at WSC? If so please contact Dianne Trenfield at admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au.more

WHAT IS WARRANDYTE VENOM?

Each year many new players from domestic clubs attend Venom tryouts, but there are many more who aren't quite sure of how Venom fits into the local basketball pathway. Here is some information for parents and players who have heard about Warrandyte Venom and want to know what Friday night rep-ball is all about.

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VENOM WIN FIRST JUNIOR STATE TITLE

The continued success of Warrandyte Venom's junior program came to the fore once again with the U20 girls winning the Victorian Championship, marking the club's first ever junior State Title.more

VENOM SCORE MULTIPLE BIG V AWARDS

Warrandyte Venom's record breaking Big V season has come to a close on the back of our players and coaches winning multiple awards at the annual Big V awards night.more

VENOM WIN DUAL BIG V TITLES

Warrandyte Basketball is celebrating its most successful season in a 48-year history that has seen many star players progress through the popular club, however, as has been the case in previous years, outstanding juniors are now playing senior basketball at their home club and that has now resulted in two Big V (State League) titles.more

WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES THREE KEY SIGNINGS

On the back of winning two Big V titles and with 14 Venom junior teams in finals, plus more than 30 Redbacks teams in finals, Warrandyte Basketball is pleased to announce three key recruitments.more

VENOM GRAB BIG V GLORY AS NELSON DEPARTS

Warrandyte Venom's senior women gave their coach Justin Nelson the perfect send off with the 2013 Big V Division One title courtesy of a 59-47 win over Geelong. The victory capped a superb season that yielded 18 straight wins all the way to the championship, a fitting finale that has the Venom celebrating two Big V titles following a title win by the Youth Women as well.more

VENOM YOUTH WOMEN WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to our 'Porter Davis' Youth Women on winning the 2013 Big V Youth League championship, a fantastic performance in front of a massive crowd at Warrandyte Sports Complex. Earlier in the night our 'Gardiner McInnes' Senior Women won through to the Division One Grand Final with a big win, their 15th straight victory.more

END OF AN ERA AT WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL

Warrandyte Basketball’s Justin Nelson has announced he will be stepping down from coaching the Venom’s senior women following the coming finals series and is also departing from his full-time position at the club as General Manager at the end of August.more

BIG V PLAYERS REACH MILESTONES THIS WEEKEND

Warrandyte Venom will celebrate two more player milestones this weekend with team captains Meg Dargan (D1W) and Bree Waugh (YL1W) both taking centre stage.more

JOIN VENOM BASKETBALL ON FACEBOOK

Stay up to date with all the latest news from the Venom junior and senior programs, including updates from our Big V teams, by joining the Venom Basketball Facebook page. Just go to the link provided and LIKE the page.more

MAKING A DIFFERENCE - THE VENOM WAY

This message was sent through from a member within the Venom program. The club always values feedback - good, bad or otherwise - and always provides members with a platform to have a say and to become involved. This message is passionate, heart-warming and supportive of the time, effort and commitment that is put in by many of our coaches. Have a read and enjoy!more
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WSC OFFICE

Office Hours:
Mon - Thurs - 10.30am - 4.30pm
Friday's - 10.30am - 6pm 

Contact: David Lawson (Administrator) - 0477 111 971 - ( Office hours only ) 
admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au

Nicole Howard - WBA Coaching Director & Player Development Manager Email admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au

ALL PROGRAM ENQUIRIES - Email admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au

Term 4 Uniform shop hours 

Thursday's - 5.30pm - 7pm 

Clash tops can be returned to adminstration during office hours  

All enquiries regarding uniforms  please Contact Catherine MacDonald 0412 368 803 

GIRLS GOT GAME

In order to effect change, the VJBL has initiated the Girls Got Game program fully supported by Basketball Victoria.

The Objectives of the Girls Got Game program are:

To increase the profile of women and girls participation in Basketball in Victoria. 

Reduce the attrition rate across the continuum of women and girls in Basketball in Victoria.

To provide Associations with opportunities to promote women and girls in Basketball in Victoria.

Year 1 will concentrate primarily on female players, extending to female coaches in year 2 and female technical officials in year 3.

Work has begun on the program with a launch at the VJBL AGM on Wednesday 26th March.http://youtu.be/zou_7u0lLGM

Female players will be identified each week at VJBL games with strict criteria supporting how they showed they have game with the public able to vote on the Player of the Week. The winner will be presented with a Girls Got Game t-shirt at her game the following week. High profile female Ambassadors will be appointed throughout the year. 

To discuss this program contact: GirlsGotGame@basketballvictoria.com.au

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