Hills Basketball is committed to the ongoing development and support of Hornets Coaches at all levels – from GRASS ROOTS to ELITE. The Association conducts a number of seminars each year through guest coaches. A brilliant way to learn, share and talk Xs & Os. Please see the below special guest speakers whom have presented at the Hills Basketball Association in previous years. 


LIAM FLYNN | With 24 years of professional coaching experience – from the professional leagues in Germany, to the National Leagues in Australia and New Zealand; all the way down to coaching U/10 players in the suburbs of Brisbane.

  • International Experience – NBA Consultant, Coach in the German Bunderliga & New Zealand NZNBL
  • Six years of Australian NBL Coaching experience – Assistant Coach Townsville Crocodiles 2010 – 2012, Adelaide 36ers 2008 – 2010
  • Fifteen years of State League/ABA Coaching Experience – Sturt Sabres, Townsville Heat, Southern Districts Spartans
  • Twelve Years coaching experience with State Teams – QLD U/18 Boys, SA Metro U/16 Boys & U/18 Boys; South Australia U/20 Men
  • Twenty Years Coaching experience at Junior Representative Level – Sturt (SA), Southern Districts (QLD) – U/12s through to U/20s
  • Masters in Sports Coaching (University of Queensland).
  • NCAS Level 2 Coaching Accreditation.

MATT HILL | In 2018, Matt Hill became an Assistant Coach for the Atlanta Hawks. Coach Hill was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and played for and graduated from University of Texas, where he received a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications. Coach Hill was named Nebraska’s Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year his senior year of high school.


  • 2018-Present – Atlanta Hawks (Assistant Coach – Lloyd Pierce, Nate McMillan, & Quin Snyder)
  • 2017-2018 – Orlando Magic (Assistant Coach – Frank Vogel)
  • 2012-2017 – Orlando Magic (Video Analyst/Scout/Player Development – Jacque Vaughn, James Borrego, Scott Skiles, & Frank Vogel)