Basketball NSW is pleased to announce the winners of the Coach of the Year awards for 2019 Spalding Waratah League.
The Waratah League Coach of the Year awards are determined by votes from the Head Coach and Team Captain of each team in these divisions. Voters were not permitted to vote for members of their own team.
Championship Men Coach of the Year
Luke Boyle – Maitland Mustangs
Championship Women Coach of the Year
Jenny Lonergan – Canberra Nationals
Division 1 Men Coach of the Year
John Ireland – Tamworth Thunderbolts
Division 1 Women Coach of the Year
Peter O’Leary – Wagga Wagga Blaze
Division 1 Youth Men Coach of the Year
John Hargreaves – Illawarra Hawks
Division 1 Youth Women Coach of the Year
Renae Garlepp – Norths Bears
Division 2 Youth Men Coach of the Year
Stephen Gibbs – Albury
We would like to invite all our award recipients to attend this weekend’s finals presentation. An invitation will be sent to each association with details on how to collect your ticket and when you will be presented your award.
The 2019 Spalding Waratah League Finals will be held on the 17th & 18th of August at Breakers Indoor Sports Stadium (Saturday & Sunday) and Niagara Park (Saturday only).
The schedule for the 2019 Spalding Waratah League Finals has been determined. For the full fixture and results visit
Tickets for the finals are still available and can be purchased HERE
Child: $20.00 (15 years and under)
Family: $80.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
Daily Passes (Purchased at the Door)
Child: $12.00 (15 years and under)
Family: $50.00 (2 adults and 2 children)