Under 16 State Teams Announced
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Under 16 State Teams Announced

Basketball WA is pleased to announce the Under 16 Men’s and Women’s Metro and Country teams that will be competing at the 2011 Australian U16 Championships in Kilsyth, Victoria from 9-16 July.


U16 Metro Men

9. Luke Roberts (Rockingham) – Captain
10. Rhys Vague  (Cockburn) – Vice Captain
4. Doc Warriner (Lakeside)
5. Conor Hey (Perry Lakes)
6. Justin Beard (Rockingham)
7. Sean Broderick (Wanneroo)
8. Brad Walsh (Rockingham)
11. Kyle Beard (Rockingham)
12. Ryan Cockman (East Perth)
13. James Pado (Kalamunda)



Thomas Ball (Cockburn)
Jet Hunter (Perry Lakes)
Giordano Monteleone (Perth)
Alex Wilson (Kalamunda)

Nikola Zivanovic (Wanneroo)


Coaching Staff

Craig Reynolds – Head Coach
Brad Samuelson – Assistant Coach
Robert Wellsteed – Assistant Coach
Luke Brennan – Development Coach

Blake Srdarev – Team Manager



U16 Metro Women

4. Tiffany Keays (Kalamunda)

5. Nicole Pitcher (Cockburn)

6. Hayley Winter (Willetton)

7. Tayla Hepburn (Wanneroo)

8. Lauren Martin (Wanneroo)

9. Mikayla Pirini (Willetton)

10. Madeleine Dennis (Stirling)

11. Chanah Crugnale (Lakeside)

12. Hannah King (Wanneroo)

14. Amanda Pether (Lakeside)



Jessie Burke (Cockburn)

Ashleigh Grant (Lakeside)

Kristan Teasdale (Perry Lakes)


Coaching Staff

Mark Loxley – Head Coach

Brad Spicer – Assistant Coach

Shane Perret – Assistant Coach

Corry Wellsteed – Development Coach

Donna Ironmonger – Team Manager



U16 Country Men

9. Jacob Ness (Busselton) – Captain

4. Chad Simpson (Mandurah) – Vice Captain

10. Daniel Leary (Albany) – Vice Captain

6. Joseph Myatt (Capel)

7. Liam Kelly (Busselton)

8. Jarrod Cox (Busselton)

11. Mitchell Keller (Bunbury)

12. Joshua England (Bunbury)

13. Jaydon Wilson (Bunbury)

14. William McSweeney (Albany)


Coaching Staff

Neil Stallard – Head Coach

Mark English – Assistant Coach

Paul Dugan – Assistant Coach

Leanne Juricev – Team Manager



U16 Country Women

8. Annie Ducas (Geraldton) – Captain

11. Abbie McDonald (Geraldton) – Vice Captain

5. Tori Dugan (Busselton) – Vice Captain

4. Olivia Bearman (Bunbury)

6. Georgia Haines (Mandurah)

7. Ashlee Norman (Mandurah)

9. Megan McKay (Katanning)

10. Kate Williams (Margaret River)

12. Taylah Tomlinson (Mandurah)

14. Ashlee Sidebottom (Mandurah)



Dayna Fimmano (Bunbury)


Coaching Staff

Robert Tagliaferri – Head Coach

Leia Piccoli – Assistant Coach

Sharon Barrett – Assistant Coach

Michelle Franklin – Team Manager


Congratulations to everyone selected, we wish our four teams the best of luck at the Championships.


The draw for the tournament is not yet available.  We will update our website as soon as the fixtures have been released.


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