Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Locals Make State Team

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Locals Make State Team

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Byline: Brad Greenshields

OVER the past couple of weeks a number of local junior players have trialled for a place in the New South Wales Country teams that will compete in January's Pacific Coast Slam, and Albury's Country Cup.

After a rigorous selection process, the names of those players selected have finally been released. They are: under-18 men - Petnoy Wosnich and Chris Tonks; under-17 men - Joel Brennan; under-15 men - Blake Kelly, Joe Madden, Daniel Borbajo and Brock Dries; under-14 men - Chris Hartsuyker and Arnad Hadjic; under-18 women - Jerica Lacey and Sammy Cooper; under-17 women - Brittant Ainsworth and Liza Goulding; under-16 women - Tiarne Saunders, Alex Galbraith and Nicole Howarth; under-15 women - Jessi Reeves; under-14 women - Jayden Ainsworth, Georgia Martyn and Alyson Willmott.

Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to congratulate all those players who have been selected and also those who made the effort to trial.

*Head coaches required

AFTER no applications were received for head coach roles in the U11/12 boys, U15/16 boys and girls and U17/18 girls, the Committee of Management has agreed to extend a final call for these positions in the hope these age groups will be able to participate in the upcoming odd age series.

Coaches are encouraged to apply and Coffs Harbour Basketball will ensure they are mentored and have the necessary support for taking on these roles.

While initially the role may seem daunting we ask that those interested contact Coffs Harbour Basketball to discuss the positions and any concerns they may have.

Applications may be downloaded from ( and be either handed into the CHBA Office, faxed on 6651 4047 or emailed to mailto: (

Applications close Friday, October 3, at 4pm.

Please be aware that during the school holidays Sportz Central will be closed at 5pm during the week.

* NCAS trials coming

THE North Coast Academy of Sport is holding selections for their 2008-09 basketball program and is inviting interested athletes to apply. …

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