Basketball NSW is excited to announce the Men & Women U20 and Ivor Burge State Teams to represent NSW in the Australian Junior Championships in Canberra from 5-9 February 2020.

Congratulations to the following athletes! #WeAreNSW

U20 Men

“We have put together a very young group consisting of six bottom age athletes, We are extremely versatile with a number of our players able to play multiple positions. Our group is extremely competitive and hard working and we are looking forward to the challenge that is waiting for us.” (Ashley Henrisson)

Head Coach: Ashley Henrisson (Bankstown Bruins)
Assistant Coach: Brook Pearce (Norths Bears)
Manager: Tim Hickey

U20 Women

“The coaching staff and I are excited about the opportunity to work with a tough-minded group in the one we have selected. These girls have a chance to be a team that competes hard on every possession and enjoys playing together. It is with those traits that I think can see us be the best version of ourselves we can be, and proudly represent NSW in Canberra next month.” (Tom Garlepp)

Head Coach: Tom Garlepp (Norths Bears)
Assistant Coach: Angus Bourke (Norths Bears)
Assistant Coach: Rachel Higgisson (Norths Bears)
Manager: Dhana Davidson (Newcastle Hunters)

Ivor Burge Men

“Our coaching staff are looking forward to a great competition with a keen group of young, developmental athletes who have positive mindsets and who will represent NSW with pride.” (Paul O’Neill)

Head Coach: Paul O’Neill (Metro)
Team Manager: Michael Harris (Country)

Next Training Session:
Saturday 25 January at Sutherland Basketball Stadium from 2:00-4:00pm

Ivor Burge Women 

“The NSW IB Women’s team has been training hard and we are confident that they will be a very strong contender for the major medal game.” (Kim Murphy)

Head Coach:Kim Murphy (Sutherland Sharks)
Assistant Coach: Kevin Archer (Newcastle Hunters)
Manager: Meredith Evans (Port Macquarie Dolphins)