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YMCA Basketball Club

The YMCA Basketball Club first competed in the GABA competition in 1952 after being formed by the Geelong YMCA’s first executive director, the late Jack Terrill and has enjoyed an excellent reputation in terms of the quality of its players, coaches and administrators.

The Club has produced many fine players over the years including many who have represented Geelong in representative basketball in the SEABL and NBL as well as Victorian and Victorian Country state teams. Two of our players, Russell Riches and Trish Fallon, have gone on to represent Australia at the Olympic Games.

Teams, Competitions and Training

The club has more than 47 teams entered in the Basketball Geelong competition (GBL) Winter and Summer season across of range genders and age groups from Under 10, 12,14,16, 18 Division 1-4 Men’s and Women’s.

Our home is YMCA Newtown Stadium, 25 Riversdale Rd Newtown managed by YMCA Geelong and plays host to our training.

We are a family friendly club and pride ourselves on being inclusive and providing all members of the community with an opportunity to play basketball at which ever level of competition that suits them.

Try Outs are y hosted in September each year and if you are interested in playing for the YMCA Club then you can put your name in with one of the co-ordinators listed below.

Coaching

YMCA Basketball Club actively encourages and supports the community participation through parents and junior players coaching teams.

To support new and developing coaches we have appointed Coaching Development Co-ordinator, Kate Sherwell who oversees and supports our coaching program.

Volunteers are a critical part of our club in a number of roles; Coaches and Team managers. We will provide the support to ensure you have an enjoying experience with the Club.

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Our Club is committed to ensuring a safe environment for you children to train and play and as part of the coaching recruitment all Coaches and Team Managers are required to meet the YMCA Safeguarding Children and Young People standards and policies. We actively seek to ensure that we offer a safe and enjoyable experience for all and we have in place a number of requirements of our coaching teams; current Working with Children Check Card, complete a National Criminal Record Check with the YMCA and completion of Safeguarding Children and Young People Training.

Competitions Fixtures

The completion draws for each season are available online.
GBL publishes the fixtures at the commencement of the week, please ensure you check the fixture regularly as some games change during the week.

Contacts

Craig Herbert President  0411 167426 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Craig Barnes Treasurer 0419 554 276 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ash McDonald Boys Co-ordinator 0413 727 363 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sam Buckby Assistant Boys Co-ordinator 0410 572 814 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jodie Reid Assistant Boys Co-ordinator 0422 658 440 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jason Riches Junior Girls Co-ordinator 0434 604 746 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kate Sherwell Coaching Development Co-ordinator   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Shona Eland Uniform Co-ordinator  0400 179 369 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

YMCA Basketball Club Newsletter

pdfClick Here for August 2017 Newsletter

Clubs Website

Visit the Club's Website

Basketball Victoria Insurance Claim process

YMCA Basketball Club Members Only
Forms for Personal Accident Claim Forms.
When completing the Form you will need to list on page 5 – Basketball Geelong as the Association and YMCA Geelong Basketball Club (in the Club Section)

http://www.vinsurancegroup.com/basketball/pdf/vic/summary-of-cover/summary-of-cover-basketball-vic__2017.pdf

http://www.vinsurancegroup.com/basketball/pdf/vic/Personal-Accident-Claim-Form/2017_Basketball%20VIC%20Personal%20Injury%20Claim%20Form.pdf

 

Contact Us

Newtown Stadium
25 Riversdale Road
Newtown, 3220
Phone: (03) 5223 2714

North Geelong
Victoria St (Arena Complex)
North Geelong, 3218
Phone: (03) 5223 2714

Camp Wyuna
71 Flinders St
Queenscliff, 3225
Phone: (03) 5258 1656

YMCA Bannockburn
132 Milton Street
Bannockburn, 3331
Phone: (03) 5281 2316

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