The St Francis de Sales Basketball Academy is an exciting new part of the curriculum that has commenced in 2016. Through a selection process students can be a part of an elite program that focuses upon both on and off court success in this field. On court there will be individual skill development focus as well as a team concepts focus. Off court, students will look at goal setting, injury prevention, diet and nutrition as well as the various ways in which basketball is played all over the world. There is also the opportunity for students to participate in coaching, umpiring and First Aid courses.
Basketball Academy 2017 applications are now open. All current Year 7 and 8 students are invited to apply. Applications close for 2017 Years 8 and 9 students on 28 October 2016. Applications can be downloaded below.
Mark Billington, Head Coach Basketball Academy