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Take learning onto the courts with the Basketball WA Sports Development Program

Posted April 01, 2024 in Basketball

From heading down to shoot a few hoops with friends at the park, to watching the Wildcats dominate the courts, basketball creates many opportunities for fun, teamwork and connection. Little wonder, then, that so many people love the sport!

At SEDA College, we’re thrilled to give young students the opportunity to take their love of the game even further, with unique hands-on learning through our Basketball WA Sports Development Program.

What is the Basketball WA Sports Development Program?

The SEDA College Basketball WA Sports Development Program gives Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to enjoy an elite sport education. If the idea of studying in sport in school appeals to you, this course could be the perfect fit.

This program is delivered in partnership with Basketball WA, Perth Lynx, and Perth Wildcats, giving students a direct link to industry opportunities. At the core of it all is a love of basketball, and taking a hands-on approach to turning that interest and passion into long-term opportunities.

The Basketball WA Sports Development Program is just one of a series of options in our popular SEDA College Sports Development Program courses. You can also read up about our Cricket Australia Sports Development Program.

What are some of the industry opportunities available?

One of the most exciting aspects of the SEDA College Basketball WA Sports Development Program is the opportunity to get out into the real world of competitive basketball and learn from industry experts. Just a few of the various opportunities available include:

  • – Assisting in School Slam Series Events throughout the year
  • – Completing work placements at Basketball WA
  • – Coaching and officiating at various community events
  • – Coaching and umpiring accreditation and development
  • – Opportunities to gain paid casual employment at Basketball WA events
  • – Delivering Primary School Clinics on behalf of Basketball WA

How to start your SEDA College journey

If you’re interested in finding out more about the Basketball WA Sports Development Program, we’d love to talk to you. Enrolments are open to students in Years 11 and 12, with selection into the course based on an online application and interview process.

Get to know more about our enrolment process and the SEDA College difference. You can also contact our team to talk through any questions, or book an information session to speak to current and former students, teachers and our support team to get all the answers you’re looking for.

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