Warrandyte Basketball - Who Are We?

Welcome to the Warrandyte Basketball Association. We have been operating since 1965 and very proudly run the following teams, clubs & programs:

  • Aussie Hoops - Introductory skills development program for children in Prep to Grade 3 
  • Warrandyte Redbacks - U8-U20 junior domestic boys & girls teams playing in the Saturday EDJBA competition
  • Warrandyte Junior Venom - U12-U20 junior representative teams representing the WBA in state-wide VJBL competition on Friday nights
  • Senior Competitions - open age domestic competitions for men and women.
  • MMBL teams - MMBL competition are played each Wednesday evening for Senior Men & Women within the Melbourne metropolitan area
  • Big V Development Program - skills acceleration program for boys & girls within the Warrandyte Junior Venom Program that have been identified as potential
  • Big V Men & Women Teams - Big V competition is the peak senior representative competition in Victoria. Warrandyte field a championship Women's team , a Men's team in Division 1, Women's Youth team in division 1,  Men's Youth team in division 1.

We have more than 1000 active participants from more than 600 local families and strong community relationships with local businesses and organisations. The WBA has emerged into one of the strongest and most successful Associations in the region and this is due to the hard work of a small band of volunteers who manage the activities of the Club.

We take our role in the community seriously and we offer financial assistance where it is needed. We foster strong family and community connections, provide a place to participate for all skill levels and focus heavily on establishing and maintaining a good club culture. If you want to find out more about the WBA have fun exploring our website.



Our Mission Statement


The Warrandyte Basketball Association Inc aims to promote the game of basketball within the local community and to provide the opportunity for people of all ages to learn, develop and enjoy the game, in accordance with their individual ability and aspirations, within a safe and encouraging environment.




    In achieving our Mission Statement we aim to:

  • Be professional in how we conduct our business
  • Be accountable to all of our stakeholders
  • Be respected by the basketball community
  • Be a valuable member of the local community
  • Be respectful of the needs of all of our stakeholders
  • Conduct our business in a financially responsible manner
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Current Committee

This is the current Warrandyte Basketball Association committee.


Craig Davidson


Jenny Leeson


Kristy Moore


Mollie Booth


Trudi Smith

Tracey Shaw

Mark Whiting

Cathy Davidson

Bill Nicolaidis

Briony Wylde

Committee Meetings held 3rd Tuesday of the month at WSC @ 7.00pm

All enquiries can be directed to WBA Administrator David Lawson - admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM weekdays

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Annual General Meetings

Each year the WBA holds its Annual General Meeting to which all members are invited.

The WBA Annual General Meeting was held at WSC (Andersons Creek Primary School) on Tuesday 15 November 2016.

At the meeting President Craig Davidson was re-elected, along with Vice President Jenny Leeson and Secretary Kristy Moore. Mollie Booth is the new Treasurer.

General Committee members:
Trudi Smith
Tracey Shaw
Mark Whiting
Cathy Davidson
Bill Nicolaidis
Briony Wylde

WBA welcomes all of the committee members and wish them all the best for the upcoming year.

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President's & Financial Reports

Please find attached President's Report and financial reports for the 2016-17 year, prepared for the Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 31 October 2017.

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Past Presidents


1975 - 1979: Darryl Valentine

1979 - 1984: Jan Van Kuvk

1982 - 1983: Frank Harper

1984 - 1987: Neno De Pardo

1987 - 1989: Con Arsenis

1989 - 1991: Barry Withers

1991 - 1993: Paul Haskings

1993 - Ian Hay

1993 - 1995: Graeme Riley

1995 - 1997: Bruce MacDonald

1998 - 2000: Karen Pearce

2000 - 2002: Damian Arsenis

2002 - 2007: Stephen Bendle

2007 - 2009: Doug Hilton

2009 - 2011: Justin Nelson

2011 - 2013: Richard Cookes

2013 - 2014: Bruce De Lacy

2014 - 2015: Richard Cookes / Mark Ronan

2015 - Present: Craig Davidson

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WBA Life Members

Life Members

Frank Harper

John McCartin

Alan Woolcock

Bev Day

Jan Van Kuyk

Tom Hay

Barbara Clark

Con Arsenis

Gavin Whitmore

Paul Haskings

Stan Slabon

Lyn Templeton

Ian Wood

Damian Arsenis

Bill Bottomley

Lorraine Parfitt

Sue Anderson

Malcolm Anderson

Tony Oliver

Nick Peters

Stephen Bendle

Mandy Ratcliffe

Jenni O'Brien

Ann Cousens

Lisa Saunders

Justin Nelson

Gerry Pearce

Clinton Grybas

Bruce De Lacy

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Privacy Policy

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WBA Contact

 Uniform Shop Hours - TERM 4 2017

EVERY MONDAY - 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 

You are welcome to come down during any of these times for a fitting.

Venom Clash tops can be returned to administration during office hours


36-38 Drysdale Road, Warrandyte VIC 3113

Office Hours (As at March 2017):

Monday 9.00am - 3.00pm

Tuesday - 9.00am - 3.00pm

Wednesday - 9.00am - 3.00pm

Thursday - 9.00am - 3.00pm

Friday - 9.00am - 5.00pm 

Contact: David Lawson (Administrator) 

ALL ENQUIRIES - Email admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au

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