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THE MORETON BAY SUNS - "FEEL THE HEAT"

Moreton Bay Suns are the premier basketball association in the Moreton Bay region.  We are the only Moreton Bay Basketball Association that:

  • Is affiliated with Basketball Australia and Basketball Queensland. Which means:

    • ​We can provide pathways for U10 through the Basketball Australia Aussie Hoops program.

    • Our coaches are accredited thru Basketball Australia which means our coaches are AIS accredited.

    • Whose referees are accredited thru Basketball Australia and Basketball Queensland.

    • Whose Score Table personnel Basketball Australia are accredited thru Basketball Australia and Basketball Queensland to NBL level.

    • Has sports insurance thru Basketball Australia for injuries incurred at games and at any training event.

    • We can compete in Basketball Queensland elite regional junior (BQJBC) and Senior (SBL) Competitions.

  • Has Junior teams for U11, U13, U15 and 2 levels of Intermediate Junior Players

  • Has Senior competitions for men and women with 3 levels of skill. (30+ teams)

 

We foster a positive environment for players and their families to grow and develop in both sport and life. At Suns we encourage socialisation, life skill development and sport development in a nurturing and supportive environment and work to be transparent and accountable across all our teams and programs. 

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Meet the Team

BOARD MEMBERS

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Chris McKenna

President

Danny Pisarev

Secretary

Lisa Oldham

Treasurer

Ben Wilson

Registrar

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Melanie Syron

Senior Competition Director

Michael Brazendale

Junior Competition Director

Melanie Brazendale

Representative Director

Russell Carswell

Development Director

JUNIOR BRANCH MANAGERS

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Emily Driscoll

Wolves & Heat

Dmitri Faolua

Thunder and Clippers

Melanie Brazendale

Warriors and Hornets

Tracey Elordi

Lakers and Bulls

Rebecca Gray

Nets and Bucks

ADMINISTRATION

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Tom Waddell

Administrator

Sheree Waddell

Competitions Coordinator

Lachlan Egan

Referee Coordinator

Linda Lehtonen

Administration Assistant

Our Mission and Vision

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MISSION STATEMENT

Moreton Bay Basketball Inc. is dedicated to providing inclusive, innovative, and high-quality basketball experiences for the community. Our mission is to not only develop skilled athletes but also empower our members to become active community contributors through various community service initiatives. We aim to equip our junior members with life-long skills that will support their future employability and enable them to make meaningful contributions to the local community.

PHILOSOPHY

Moreton Bay Basketball’s philosophy is to provide the opportunity for people of all ages to develop their skills, learn life lessons and enjoy the game of basketball.

Opportunities are available for a social player looking to enhance their skills while playing for fun or to an advanced player with a competitive desire to become a complete player both physically and mentally, through our Sun’s representative programs.

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OUR VISION

"To be the leading community basketball association within the Moreton Bay Region, raising the profile of basketball and aims to make a significant positive impact within the local community, promoting inclusivity and community service among its members."

CORE VALUES

  1. Inclusivity: Embracing diversity and providing opportunities for all to participate in basketball and community service activities.

  2. Integrity: Upholding ethical standards, fairness, and transparency in all aspects of our operations, both on and off the court.

  3. Excellence: Striving for continuous improvement and delivering high-quality programs that have a positive impact on the Moreton Bay Region.

  4. Teamwork: Fostering partnerships and teamwork within the association and with local community organizations to create meaningful change.

  5. Community Service: Encouraging community service and social responsibility among our members, emphasizing the importance of giving back to the local community.

  6. Empowerment: Empowering our junior members with life-long skills and experiences that will support their personal growth, career aspirations, and community engagement.

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Strategic Plan

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