Chelsea Gulls Basketball Association is proud to announce Matt Shanahan as Head Coach of it’s CM team for 2020. 

Shanahan played 414 NBL games for 9 different teams including South east Magic, Nth Melbourne Giants & Perth Wildcats over 15 years while wining 3 NBL titles in 1992, 94 & 2001.

Matt is excited about taking on the head coaching position and is eager to get started at Chelsea immediately.

“Matt has the skill set and experience the club is looking for. I am proud of our clubs management of the interview process and sincerely thank all interviewees and wish them well in their careers. Matt’s experience and motivation to coach our senior men is paramount for the group, and the club will benefit through the ranks as he is keen to be involved with our whole club program development, juniors to seniors.” – President Neil Hancock. 

Matt replaces Peter Caspersz as head coach. Peter will continue his role as Club GM in 2020. Chelsea Gulls would like to thank Peter Caspersz in his role as Head coach for the last 4 years and leading the Men to a D1 title and before that as YLM coach for 3 years.

Peter will now concentrate on his position as GM for Chelsea.

“Having Matt as Head Coach of the Men, Corey Standerfer as Director of Coaching and Peter as GM gives the club an amazing wealth of basketball and community experience. In the week ahead we will be appointing our other senior coaches and look forward to an extremely busy tryout faze. Get on board The Chelsea Gulls family for season 2020.” – President Hancock.

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