HORNETS RECOGNISED | BNSW ASSOCIATION AWARDS
At the conclusion of every calendar year, the outstanding achievements of the NSW Basketball community are recognised at the BNSW Annual Awards.
Hills Basketball took home an incredible 6 awards for our efforts in 2023. We congratulate the members of our community who make this possible, but also the other award winners who continue to grow and develop our sport.
DR JOHN RASCHKE AWARD | DANIELLE D`MORIAS | Danielle has been acknowledged with the Dr John Raschke award for her outstanding contribution to developing basketball.
ON-COURT PERFORMANCE | JUNIORS | Within the Representative Junior Program, Hills Basketball achieved the most on-court success compared to all other associations in NSW. This is calculated over the season and contributes to the Associations overall success score.
ON-COURT PERFORMANCE | OVERALL | Within the Representative Program, Hills Basketball achieved the most on-court success compared to all other associations in NSW. This is calculated using a particular formula that includes both Senior and Junior results. .
REFEREE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR (OVER 3,000 MEMBERS) | Hills Basketball was recognised for an outstanding program with highlights including having 10 referees selected for Senior Finals Weekend of which 3 refereed finals. 9 of our referees were selected for NBL1 East Finals of which 3 officiated in the grand finals. 2 were then asked to represent BNSW at the NBL1 national championships.
COACHING PROGRAM OF THE YEAR (OVER 3,000 MEMBERS) | Hills Basketball was recognised for an outstanding program with with 68 Representative coaches. In addition, we have 60 coaches who run our skills sessions, building the program from a grassroots level.
WHEELCHAIR PROGRAM OF THE YEAR | Hills Basketball was recognised for an outstanding program with a commitment to Wheelchair Sports. While in 2022 teams were allocated to associations, in 2023 HBA took accountability and ran trials, appointed coaches and provided gear and support. Our Academy program is also growing year on year.