Make a genuine difference and share your love of basketball: get in touch at to become a volunteer coach. Below is some information that BBA coaches may find useful.

Working With Children Check (WWCC)

As a volunteer coach with the Bridgetown Basketball Association, you must have a current WWCC if:

  • you are an adult but not a parent of a child registered with BBA in the current season, or
  • you will be staying with team members overnight (eg for Country Champs) even if you are a parent of one of the children attending.

You can pick up an Application for a WWC Check form from the Bridgetown Post Office.

Code of Conduct

Basketball WA's Code of Conduct for Coaches (and Players, Parents, Spectators, Officials and Administrators).

Tips for Coaches and Coach Code of Behaviour from Play by the Rules.

True Sport values.

Basketball fundamentals

Key basketball fundamentals

Basic rules

Basic rules (video)

Full rules

Coaching Resources

Basketball Australia's National Coaching Resource website for resources, articles and videos.

Basketball WA's Coaches Facebook page.

WA Country Basketball Coach Resources.

Aussie Hoops' online Coaching Course.

Australian Institute of Sport's Community Coaching General Principles (CCGP) online course and information.

Inclusive Coaching Online Course and Child Protection Online Course from Play by the Rules.

Tips, links and inspiration from WA Basketball Academy.

Basketball for Coaches.

Youth Basketball Drills.

Basketball Drills for Beginners.

Dept of Sport's Top 20 Tips for Successful Coaching and Guidelines for Quality Coaching.

Basketball WA's upcoming in-person coaching courses.

Coaching Basketball Successfully, Q796.323WOO at Bridgetown Library, or they can order other books in.

Register your interest for an in-person course in Bridgetown.

Check our Facebook page for news about upcoming coaching clinics in the Southwest (or email us to be notified).

Quick ideas

27 basketball drills and games for kids

11 fun basketball game for kids


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