The JSRACS Basketball Program provides both male and female student athletes with an opportunity to improve their individual skill sets, speed, agility and game play to help accelerate their journey to becoming an elite player. There are a number of opportunities to display their individual growth as a player through North West Associated Schools (NWAS) and Associated Catholic Colleges (ACC) representation and various other tournaments throughout the year. Student athletes will also have an opportunity to represent JSRACS in tournaments Australia wide and potentially internationally as we continue to develop the program. This exposure will provide our players with opportunities to recognise their dreams and goals in the game of Basketball.
Student athletes will have the unique opportunity to combine quality academic education with specialised development in Basketball within their standard school timetable. Students accepted into the program are expected to commit to the ethos of the school and values of the program at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School.
Students will be given the opportunity to select Basketball as their elective preference in Year 9, 10 and 11 and will receive 2-3 hours a week of specialist basketball sessions.
In these sessions our student athletes will;
Expectations of our student athletes:
Trials for 2022 Program
Trials for the 2022 JSRACS Basketball Program will be on Saturday 26 June at the JSRACS Gymnasium commencing at 9.00am. These trials are for any person in Years 8, 9 or 10 who either attend JSRACS or another school who are wishing to be a part of the Specialist Basketball Program in 2022. Students already in the program are not required to attend this trial.
Please register your interest below or email our Specialist Basketball Coach at [email protected] if you have any questions in relation to the Program.
Mr Mark Shipley is a Level 2 (Accredited by Basketball WA) Association Coach who has a passion for Basketball. He represented Western Australia as a Junior in National Tournaments as a member if WA Metro and WA State School Boys Teams. Whilst at University, Mark represented ECU in the Australian University games where they won a gold medal and he achieved all Australian honours. Mark is a former player of the State Basketball League, playing for Swam City Mustangs, East Perth Eagles and the Stirling Senators. Post playing, Mark coached the Wanneroo Wolves Men’s Basketball team in the SBL. Mark also has overseas experience as a player and coach of the London Westside B.C in the English Basketball League, gaining experience throughout the UK and in Europe.