The NSW Juniors are our talented and upcoming wheelchair basketball stars! These young athletes participate in intense training and many competitions throughout the year in order to improve their skills and abilities on the basketball court. WS NSW is extremely proud of all their individual accomplishments in the sporting arena and wish their team luck in all tournaments that they compete in.
2016 Kevin Coombs Cup
The Kevin Coombs Cup is the Junior National Championships for Wheelchair Basketball. Held annually, the Championships move around the country, being held in a different state each year. The National Championships are named after Kevin Coombs OAM, Australian wheelchair basketballer and athlete who competed at 5 Paralympics including the first Paralympic Games in 1960. He was the first Australian Indigenous Paralympic competitor for Australia.
In 2016, the Kevin Coombs Cup was held in Adelaide and hosted by Forestville Basketball Association at Wayville Sports Centre. Below is the team which were selected to represent NSW at this event.
2016 Kevin Coombs Cup Team
Coach: Troy Sachs
Manager: Kris Riley
In 2015, the Kevin Coombs Cup was held in Ballarat, Melbourne. NSW took two teams down to Ballarat; both teams did extremely well and did NSW proud. Read all about the action in the article below.
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