Kilsyth Basketball is proud to announce that Director of Referees has been selected to officiate at the upcoming International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Oceania Championships in Goyang Korea.
The tournament is the Asia Oceania Zone qualifier for the upcoming 2012 London Paralympics and will feature the national teams from Australia, Bahrain, the People’s Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and China.
Barry Spicer has been involved with the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation as a referee since August 2000.
“I have been lucky enough to be involved in International Tournaments all over the globe”
Mr. Spicer has a range of IWBF referee accolades showered upon him that include:
1998 – Chinese Taipei men’s tour, Victoria, Australia.
1999 – Australia Vs U.S.A. women’s tour, Sydney, Australia
2000 – Men’s Roosevelt Cup, Atlanta USA, IWBF Accreditation; Sydney Paralympics, Volunteer with WCBB referees.
2001 – Gold Cup AOZ Qualifying tournament, Kitakyushu Japan.
2002 – Australia Vs Japan women’s tour, Canberra, Australia.
2011 – International Friendly, Australia, Canada. South Africa. AIS Canberra
Barry will head to Korea next month to add to his already outstanding list of referee achievements. Kilsyth Basketball would like to wish him the best of luck and safe travels, and we all await to hear the stories of officiating some of the world’s best Paralympic basketball players.
Star point guard Adi Tomada has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Tomada enjoyed a standout 2023 season with the Cobras, leading the team in assists (4.6apg) and steals (1.4spg), ranking second in scoring (19.5ppg) and three pointers made (2.0 3PM), while finding his way to the free throw
Star guard Nikita Young has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Young put together an impressive second NBL1 season with the Cobras, ranking third on the team in scoring (12.7ppg), rebounds (5.4rpg), assists (2.3apg), while her quick hands and anticipation saw her rank fifth in the league in steals (2.3spg).
The Kilsyth Cobra Women have made their first move for the 2024 NBL1 season, re-signing rising star, Georgia Booth. Booth enjoyed a breakout season with the Cobras, leading the team in three point makes while ranking second on the team in scoring. The lightning quick guard blossomed into a high level scorer, averaging 17.5