With over five decades of outstanding contributors to the game of basketball, one of Australia’s largest basketball associations now has a place to display its celebrated history.
Officially unveiled in March, 2015, the Kilsyth Basketball Hall of Fame houses Hall of Fame inductees, honours Players, Coaches and Officials who have represented Kilsyth Basketball at the National and International level, and features a collection of memorabilia spanning several decades, including a scaled replica of Hugh McMenamin Court.
The Hall of Fame is always open for viewing, so visitors are welcome to check out a unique display of the history of Kilsyth Basketball at any time.
Bridging both past and present, the Kilsyth Basketball Hall of Fame is truly one of a kind, as are its nine inaugural inductees below:
Kilsyth Basketball Hall of Famer Sharon Arnold has been inducted into the Technical Officials Commission (TOC) Wall of Fame, highlighting a long list of award winners from our referee department at the annual TOC Awards on Sunday. Sharon was also the winner of the Neil Bradbury Award as she was recognised as the Referee Advisor
The Hon James Merlino, Deputy Premier of Victoria, officially broke ground on Melba College’s Stage 2 rebuild last Thursday, which includes a new four court basketball stadium to be co-run by Kilsyth Basketball. The newest addition to Kilsyth Basketball will feature four FIBA competition sized courts, highlighted by a beautiful 700 seat show court.
The Kilsyth and Mountain District Basketball Association (K&MDBA) has officially joined the newly-formed Victorian Senior Elite League (official league name to be announced) for its inaugural season in 2019. The K&MDBA – represented by the Kilsyth Cobras – will join 13 former-SEABL teams in the Victorian Senior Elite League, in addition to four Big-V Championship