Western Port announce 2018 head coaches & open gym information


After opening all coaching positions at the conclusion of season 2017, Western Port Basketball committee undertook an extensive interview process and are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Janine Davies (Youth Women), James Langford (Youth Men) and Mark Holman (Div 1 Women).

All 3 coaches are looking forward to continue the ground work laid out over 2017 with more success on the horizon in 2018 and beyond.

In a change to the Senior Men’s program, the Steelers are excited to announce the appointment of Luke Sunderland to head the Men’s Big V program.

Luke is a familiar face around the Big V competition having been involved in many divisions across the Youth League and Men’s scene. Luke’s coaching work has led to him gaining extensive experience developing players from every level right through to working with players in the NBA, Euroleague, NBL, WNBL & NCAA.

Luke had the following to say on his appointment at the Steelers, “I’m excited to be coaching close to home with a good understanding of many current players either through previously coaching them, or against them. During 2018 I am looking forward to working alongside other senior coaches who I consider close friends and have a huge mount of respect for. To date I am really buoyed by the initial support and structures in place by the general committee and Senior Committee at the Steelers.”

Luke’s signing to the Steelers family will add a new dynamic never before seen at Western Port with many contacts and a huge basketball network, Luke will not only be able to impact the senior program but the juniors as well.

Open Gym sessions for all 4 teams will be held October 17th & 19th @ The Peninsula School Junior Gym. For more information please head to www.wpba.com.au



Women's Open Gym Session Information (PDF)

Men's Open Gym Session Information (PDF)

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