Basketball continues to be one of the most popular sporting choices for students. Boys and girls have the opportunity to develop their skills and participate in a range of competitions.
Coaching /Player Development
The basketball program has recently risen to regional prominence under the leadership of head coaches Shawn Sykes and Sam Webster. Shawn has been a professional coach for many years and runs the “step by step” basketball program in Brisbane. He regularly takes groups of upcoming players to the USA to broaden their experience and meet coaches involved in professional and College basketball.
Students have the opportunity to play representative basketball with the Independent district and Sunshine Coast Region and through Noosa Basketball.
|Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Basketball Competition||Fridays Term 3/4||Played at various venues across the coast. Game times 4pm- 8pm Younger age groups play first time slots. Private transport to games. Boys and girls teams.|
|Junior Grades 7/8 Intermediate Grades 9/10 Senior Grades 10/11|
|Noosa Basketball Association Noosa Leisure Centre||Friday / Saturday (am) Term 4 and 1||Played at Noosa Leisure Centre. Boys and girls|
|U14, U16 – Friday U10, U12 – Saturday am|
|Gold Coast Invitational Carrara||End Term 2||Senior Intermediate|
|State Championships CBSQ Shailer Park||End Term 3||Senior|
|Training||Senior/Intermediate A Division Boys|
Monday 3:15-5:30 GSLC Gym
Intermediate C – D Boys
Tuesday 3:30-5:00 Noosa Leisure Centre
Junior Boys and Intermediate Girls
Thursday 3:30-5:00 Noosa Leisure Centre
The 2019 Senior A Boys posted an overall record of 19-9, placing 4th in the Open Boys Division of the Gold Coast Invitational, 9th in Division 2 at the Champion Basketball School Queensland state tournament, and 2nd overall in the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Basketball competition.
GSLC year 10 boys placed 2nd overall in the Boys Intermediate A Division of the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools competition.
The top GSLC year 9 boys squad went undefeated and were the champions of the Boys Intermediate B Division of the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools competition.
GSLC year 9 girls made it through to the semifinals of the Intermediate A Girls Division, the top year 8 boys made it to the semifinals of the Junior A Boys Division and the second year 8 boys to the semifinals of the Junior B Boys Division of the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools competition.