HRBA Coaches Manual

The best coaches continually challenge themselves ... maintaining a 'beginners mind' when it comes to their professional development. There are many attributes that shape a great coach but there are seven essential traits no youth basketball coach can succeed without:...

Experienced referees wanted

Due to our rapidly growing competition, Hills Raiders Basketball Association is looking for experienced basketball referees to start immediately. Refs are required to officiate at our Tuesday and Friday night basketball competitions particularly for our Mens, Womens...

Raiders Ramble Ed. 16 – 2018/19 summer season starts

Raiders Ramble – the coach’s newsletter Edition Sixteen – 9 October 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week Welcome to the first edition of the newsletter for the 2018/2019 summer season. As per last season, Bill will have a new edition out...

Meet your team…

Introducing your Hills Raiders Management Committee for 2018/19: Verica O’Brien (Treasurer), Bill Edwards (Coaches Coordinator), Deb White-Kiely (WABL and State Championships Coordinator),  Neridah Zlatnik, Kathleen McGowan, Norbert Yip, Julie Champ...

WABL Coaching

Hills Raiders will be joining WABL in 2019 with teams in the U12 and U14 divisions. The HRBA WABL sub-committee was appointed at the HRBA management committee meeting on Monday, 17 September. The sub-committee will be chaired by Deb White-Kiely and consists of Bill...

WABL 2019 – HILLS RAIDERS IS IN!

Hills Raiders Basketball Association is joining WABL in 2019! After working with Basketball WA (BWA) for the past couple of years to highlight the benefits of including Hills Raiders Basketball Association (HRBA) in the Western Australian Basketball League (WABL)...

REFEREES COURSE

REFEREES CLINIC WEDNESDAY 24th & 31st OCTOBER and 7th NOVEMBER, 2018 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm COMMITTEE ROOM, MUNDARING ARENA Enquiries : Cheryl Steele, Referees Co-ordinator...

Referee Training Clinic

As part of our program to develop a strong cohort of referees in the competition, we will be once again running a referee training program over three (3) nights at Mundaring Arena at the start of the 2019 Summer Season. Players who are 12 years of age are eligible to...

Coaches Development Clinics

We will be running coaches clinics again this year to assist Club coaches to develop their skills and assist them to increase their confidence in developing their players at levels in the competition.  These clinics are a great opportunity for club coaches of all...

2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Date : Monday, 2nd September 2019 Venue : Mundaring Arena Function Room Time : 7.30 pm Agenda: Election of Officer Bearers Everyone welcome.  All financial members only are eligible for nomination and voting.  No proxy votes accepted. If you...

Mundaring Arena Community Showcase and Official Opening

HRBA will be bringing 3x3 basketball to the Hills as part of the celebrations at the Mundaring Arena Community Showcase and Official Opening. Join us on Court 1 from 10am to 11am and play a game or two of super-charged, high intensity fun.  Come as a team or on your...

EFTPOS has arrived!

The Kiosk at Mundaring Arena will now have EFTPOS on basketball game nights and for HRBA special events when the Kiosk is open.  No more scrambling for spare...

Tech Savvy HRBA

With today’s increasingly digital world, it is important for community sporting associations to have access to the technology required to meet the communication and accountability standards that our members and the wider community expect.  With the opening of...

Raiders Ramble Ed. 15 – A History of Basketball

Raiders Ramble – A History of Basketball Edition Fifteen – 19 March 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “The best teams play for each other, not with each other.” Jeff Van Gundy Welcome to the 15th and last edition of Raiders Ramble...

Raiders Ramble Ed.14 – Why Games are Lost

  Raiders Ramble – the coach’s newsletter Edition Fourteen – 11 March 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “Winning is about having the whole team on the same page.” Bill Walton “It doesn’t matter who scores the points,...

Raiders Ramble Ed.12 – Inbound Fundamentals

  Raiders Ramble – the coach’s newsletter Edition Twelve – 26 February 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “Basketball, like all sports is predicted on the execution of fundamentals.  The coach is the teacher.  His subject:...

Raiders Ramble Ed. 13 – Finals Coaching

  Raiders Ramble – the coach’s newsletter Edition Thirteen – 5 March 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “If winning was easy, everyone would do it.” LeBron James Welcome to the Edition 13 of Raiders Ramble and the end of the...

Raiders Ramble Ed.11 – The Way We Play

Raiders Ramble – Etiquette, M2M and the Way we Play Edition Eleven – 19 February 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “Even if you are on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers Welcome to the eleventh...

Raiders Ramble Ed.10 – Three Fundamentals

  Raiders Ramble – Three fundamental reasons to play Man-to-Man (M2M) Edition Ten – 5 February 2018 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “If you play good attack you win the game.  But, if you play good defense you win Championships.” Jeljko...

Raiders Ramble Ed.9 – How David beat Goliath

Raiders Ramble – When underdogs break the rules Edition Nine – 11 December 2017 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” John Wooden   Welcome to the ninth edition of Raiders...

Raiders Ramble Ed.8 – Resilience and Adversity

Raiders Ramble – Developing Resilience and Overcoming Adversity Edition Eight – 4 December 2017 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “Outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens.” Unknown Welcome to the eight edition of Raiders Ramble and...

Raiders Ramble Ed.7| Seven Sins of Terrible Tactics

Raiders Ramble – Seven Sins of Terrible Tactics Edition Seven – 27 November 2017 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “As we are youth basketball coaches remember that we are the servants of our players, not the other way around.” Coach Warren...

Raiders Ramble Ed.6 | Coaches Questions

Raiders Ramble – the coach’s newsletter Edition Six – 19 November 2017 Coach Bill’s Message for the week “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt Welcome to the sixth edition of...

Photography on game nights

We all like to be able to snap a photo of our child enjoying playing basketball on game nights, or Club’s may want to get a photo of their teams in action, or coaches want to use game footage to help explain plays during training.  Most people taking photos at...