Diamond Valley Basketball Association is excited to announce Brendan Joyce as DVBA’s Basketball Consultant.

A major focus for Brendan first up will be assisting with a structure on Coach Development.

Brendan will be working closely with our Coaching Coordinators, Robbie Baldwin and Dylan Theis, to assist both the representative and domestic coaches with Coach Development and Structure and Education.

Brendan has had a standout career in basketball, playing 289 games in the NBL, receiving the NBL Most Assists Award in 1989, Runner Up in 1981 and 2 times NBL Allstar.

He has had an extremely successful coaching career and been a mentor in assisting many players and coaches in achieving goals of representation in state, and national levels. Some highlights of his career include:
• Involved at 3 Olympics, two with Boomers and one with Opals
• Commonwealth games Gold medal 2006 Melbourne
• World Championship Japan 2006
• World Championship Bronze Medal Opals Turkey 2014
• NBL Championship Coach
• 2 x NBL Coach of the year
• 2 x CBA Championship coach
• 2 x CBA Coach of the year
• VBA Coach of the Year

“I always love helping coaches increase their knowledge and understanding of the game, to improve themselves as coaches which then flows on to improving the players’ development.

We will be striving to increase the depth of coaches within the club. We are striving to improve the levels of coaching ability across the association. This in-turn will have a flow on effect to assist with the development of players throughout the association and provide opportunities for improvement and representation at higher levels.”

We are very excited to have you on board Brendan!