Holiday Camp Time!

Check out the flyer for details!more

Merry Christmas!

CHBA office closes Friday 21st December and returns Monday 21st January 2019.more

2019 Summer Competitions


EOI- Court Supervisors for 2019

CHBA are seeking applications for Court Supervisors for the 2019 Domestic season.more

2019 Representative Teams

CHBA would like to announce the following selections for our 2018 Representative season and congratulate all players.more

2019 Representative Head Coach- Position Vacant

Applications have reopened for the U18 Women Division 1 Head Coach. Please email your application to

2019 Representative Head Coaches

Congratulations to Chris Knight who has been appointed Head Coach for 2019 Division 1 U16 Women.more

Expressions of Interest - Div 2 REP Coaches

CHBA are seeking expressions of interest from those interested in coaching Division 2 Rep Teams in 2019.more

2019 Men's Youth League Trials

Registrations are now open for the 2019 Men's Youth League trials.more

2019 Representative Head Coaches-Positions Vacant

Applications have reopened for the U12M, U16M and U16W Division 1 Teams.more

2019 CHBA Rep Trials


All players, regardless of their participation in the CHBA development programs, are invited to attend these trials.more

Victory For Our Suns

Under 14 Girls success at Nationalsmore

2019 Youth League Men's Training

Training to commence for the 2019 Season on Thursday 25 October at 6.00pm for all players interested. Players born 1998 or after are eligible to play.more

Women's State League Training

Training to commence for the 2019 season on Thursday 25 October at 6.00pmmore

2019 Representative Head Coaches

Congratulations to our representative coaching team for to 2019.
Go Suns!!! More announcements to come.more

2018 CHBA Spring Development Program

Want to get REP ready for the 2019 Rep Selectionsmore

CHBA New Staff

CHBA appoints new Ref Development Officer & Admin Staffmore

2019 Senior League Coach Announcements

Head Coaches Announced for State League Women & Youth League Menmore

2019 Junior REP Coaches

CHBA Junior Rep Coaches deferral of Announcementmore

3X3 Holiday Camp

CHBA Holiday Camp Changes to formatmore

2019 State League and Youth League Coaches

Senior League Head Coaching Applicationsmore

2019 State League and Youth League Players


2019 Representative Coaching Applications

Applications are now open to become a CHBA Representative coach for the 2019 Seasonmore

Senior Competition Fees


Friday Night High School Draw 3rd August

Please see attached the draw for Friday.more

Saturday Primary School Round Robin Draw

Please see the attached draw for Saturday 4th August .more

NCAS Basketball Trials

The North Coast Academy of Sport has opened applications for Athletes & Coaches to join our 2018-19 Basketball Program!

Due to major clashes, the Athlete Trial Date has been rescheduled to Sunday 2nd September at Grafton Sports Centre.

Supported and endorsed by Basketball NSW, the NCAS Developing Athlete Program (DAP) targets male and female North Coast basketballers in the U14-U16 age groups.more

Nominations Open for All Competitions

Get your team or individual nominations in now to be included in our 2018 Winter Competitionsmore

State League Double Header

Get down to Sportz Central this Saturday evening to watch the Suns Men and Women in their final home games of the season. The Skyring Elements Women tip off at 5pm against Shoalhaven Tigers and the men at 7pm playing Manly Warringah Sea Eagles. Food, refreshments and bar available on the night. Let's get behind our teams for the final time this year.more

Women's Draft League

Expressions of Interest are being sought for a NEW Draft League for our A Grade Women's Competition. Please note that B and C Grade will not change. Team nominations for B and C grade remain the same.more

Aussie Hoops

AUSSIE HOOPS returns next term on Saturday, 4th August from 9am - 10am. Our Development Officer, Patrick Williamson will be running these sessions.more

Dates for Semi and Grand Finals

Dates for Semi Finals and Grand Finals - all competitionsmore

No Primary School or Aussie Hoops Basketball Saturday, 16th June

Due to a Northern Junior League Rep Basketball Carnival being played at Sportz Central this weekend, there will be no Primary School or Aussie Hoops basketball on Saturday, 16th June. All games will be back on Saturday, 23rd which is the last week before finals.more

Holiday Camps

CHBA will be conducting Camps in the upcoming July School Holidays. A camp for any U/12 players will be held on Monday, 9th July. This camp is open to players of any ability. Wednesday, 11th & Friday 13th July there will be a high intensity camp for all U/14 to U/18 rep players. Camps will be run by our Development Officer, Patrick Williamson.more

CHBA Newsletter

Please find attached the latest edition of the CHBA Above the Rim Newslettermore

No High School or Primary School Competitions this week

There will be no Friday night High School Comp or Saturday morning Primary School Comp this week due to Questacon being held at Sportz Central over the long weekend. Primary School comp will also miss the following Saturday, 16th June due to a NJL Carnival at the centre. High School Comp will be back on Friday, 15th June with Primary School Comp on Saturday, 23rd June.more

NSW Country Basketball Under 12 Skills Days

The NSW Country Basketball Under 12 Skills Days are designed to offer players from Country NSW associations the opportunity to receive expert coaching to develop their skills to the highest possible level. The coaching program concentrates on individual skills that Under 12 players should be able to master before they graduate to the next age group making them ideal for players of any standardsmore

CDP Camps

CDP Camps - 3 Day Live in Camp with expert coaching. Open to any registered athlete with NSW Country Associations in the U/14/U16 & U/18 Age Groups.more

SHOOSH for Kids Week 14th to 20th May

CHBA is working with the Office of Sport to remind everyone about the importance of ensuring juniors have a positive environment in which to enjoy their sport. Next week is SHOOSH for Kids week. Please keep working together to promote positive behaviour at junior sport. Let’s keep kids enjoying sport. #shooshforkidsmore

Domestic Competitions

All competitions return to Sportz Central next week.
Ladies return Tuesday, 1st May, Men on Wednesday, 2nd May with High School on Friday 4th May and Primary School on Saturday, 5th May.Please ensure your registration and game fees are up to date to be able to take the court.more

Primary School Domestic Training

Domestic Training will be re-commencing on Tuesday, 1st May. Come along and learn new skills with our Development Officer, Patrick Williamson.more

Rep Training Extra Program

CHBA is offering extra rep training again this term with our Development Officer, Patrick Williamson commencing next Monday, 30th April. The program will run at Sportz Central from 4.15pm - 5.45pm. Cost is only $5 per session and payable on the day. Open to all rep players and coaches are most welcome to attend and assist. Focus on Shooting and Skill Development.more

AGM Agenda

Please find attached the Agenda for the 2018 AGM to be held at Sportz Central on Tuesday, 10th April 2018, commencing at 6.30pmmore

No Primary School Basketball Saturday, 24th March

Due to the 2nd round of the Northern Junior League Division 2 competition, there will be no Aussie Hoops or Primary School basketball this week. Games will resume after Easter on 7th April. We hope you have a happy and safe holiday and enjoy the festivities!!more

Call for BOM Nominations and Life Member Nominations

CHBA AGM will be held on Tuesday, 10th April, 6.30pm at Sportz Central. CHBA are now calling for Secretary and 1 Director BOM positions and Life Member nominations.

Nominations for Life Members close on Tues, 6th March 2018.

Nominations for BOM positions (Secretary and 1 director position) close on Tues, 13th March 2018.

Please click more to downloadmore


Game day is nearly here for the Coffs Harbour Suns State League Men's Team. Their first game of the season is on Saturday, 17th March against Newcastle Hunters at Sportz Central. Please come along and support your team in their attempt to bring home a Waratah State Championship in 2018. Tip Off 6pmmore

Annual Registration Fees

If you're in the February payment cycle for your annual Basketball NSW registration fees these need to be paid before your next game. IT'S YOUR PLAYER INSURANCE!!more


Our Under 12 Boys team is in need of a coach for this season. Full support provided by our coaching director and development officer. A current Working With Children Check is required or the ability to successfully obtain one. If you would like to be a part of this team, please email for further information or to submit your interest.more

Season Sunrise

Season Sunrise for all rep players will be held this Sunday, 25th February at Sportz Central.more

Primary School Draw Saturday, 24th Feb Trial Games

Draw for Saturday, 24th Feb. Please note, Tyalla 5/6 Boys and Girls both have 2 games this Saturday.more

High School Draw Friday 23rd Feb Trial Games

Friday Night High School Comp Draw. Please note 7/8 and 9/10 girls are combined for trial games again this week. Also BDC 1 7/8 Girls and CHCCS 9/10 Boys have an extra game to avoid the bye.more

2018 Junior Competition Details and Registrations

2018 Junior Competition Informationmore

2018 Senior Competition Details and Registrations

2018 Senior Competition Informationmore

CHBA Development Officer


UPDATED Men's Grading Games Wed 14th Feb

Please find UPDATED Draw Grading Games Wed 14th Febmore

Women's Grading Games Tues 13th Feb

Draw for Tuesday, 13th Feb, Women's Gradingmore

Rep Training Times Sunday 11th Feb

Please find attached Rep Training Times for this Sunday 11th Feb only, due to front court unavailability.more

NSW Country State Squad Selectioins

Congratulations to our junior players!more

Junior Sign on and Information Day

Are you looking for a team? or do you want to find out more about our competitions and fees for the new basketball season?
If so, we would like to welcome any junior players, parents, coaches or managers to come down to Sportz Central this Saturday, 10th February from 10am to 12pm to register your interest in participating in junior domestic basketball for 2018 or just to find out what is on offermore

2018 Domestic Court Supervisors

We welcome in our summer competitions with the appointment of our Court Supervisors for the year.more

State League Women 2018

State League Women are holding trials this Thursday at Sportz Central at 5.45pm. Open to all interested players. A chance to meet the coaches and managers for 2018. Please come along and join the team and help us go one better this year by bringing home the championship again.more

Active Kids Provider

$100 Rebate Vouchers available for Junior Basketballers in 2018more

Want to Play Basketball in 2018?

Coffs Harbour Basketball offer our members a number of options depending on their skill level. Please check out the attached flyer for information on our 2018 competitions. For further information please phone the office on 6651-1452 or email us at

Volunteers Needed

Our club like many sporting bodies, is run chiefly on the back of its members who volunteer their time and expertise to help us fulfil all the requirements that keep the club competitive, growing, financially sound and a great place to be for our community members and particularly our children.more

2018 State League Head Coach Applications Open!

Coffs Harbour Basketball is now calling for applications for our Men's and Women's Division 1 State League Head Coachmore

Matt Conboy Clinics

The Matt Conboy Clinic for rep players is filling up fast. If you haven't already registered, please do so now. Don't miss out on this great opportunity. Only 40 spots available in each age group. PLEASE NOTE there has been a change of times, the U/14 age group will now be 3pm - 4pm and the U/16 and U/18 group is 4pm - 6pm. Coaches are also invited to attend.more

CHBA Holiday Camps - January 2018

If your kids are looking for something to do these holidays, CHBA will be running a number of camps for both Primary and High School students. They will be held at Sportz Central in January 2018.more

Merry Christmas

CHBA would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas and a great New Year. The office will be closed from 4pm, Friday, 22nd December and will re-open at 10am on Wednesday, 10th January.
Looking forward to seeing you all back on the courts in 2018.more

CHBA December Newsletter

The 7th Edition for 2017 of the CHBA Newsletter is now available for you to have a look through. Please download this edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more

Matt Conboy Rep Players Clinic January 2018

CHBA is offering an amazing Basketball experience and opportunity to Rep Players (U/14—U/18). Train with and be seen by USA overseas NBA & WNBA Lead Scout & Skills Director, Matthew Conboy
(Limited Numbers—Sign Up NOW)more

Senior Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to all teams involved in the Senior Competition Grand Finals last week. Thank you to our sponsor, Park Beach Bowls Club for your continued support.more

2017 Bronwyn Vigors Pacific Challenge Results:

Congratulations to all the teams, referees and officials participating in our carnival and to the parents for supporting their children in continuing to play the game we all love.more

2018 CHBA Representative Uniform Orders

2018 Uniform Order forms are now availablemore

Bronwyn Vigors Pacific Challenge AMENDED Draw 28/11/2017

The Annual 2017 Bronwyn Vigors Pacific Challenge draw has been released.more

Women's and Men's Competition

The CHBA Tuesday and Wednesday night's comp regular round games have been completed, which means the semi finals are now ready to go this week. 
B grade competition has been split into teams finishing 1st - 4th after the regular rounds into B Grade semis, the teams finishing 5th to 8th after the regular rounds in the B Reserve Grade for both competitions.more

2017 Junior Competition Finals

Good luck to all our junior teams, coaches and referees this weekend who will be participating in the finals on Friday night and Saturday. If you can come down to watch and them cheer on please do, we'd love to see you.more

Uniform Shop

A rep uniform order afternoon will be held on Tuesday, 28th November 5pm - 6.30pm for girls and Wednesday, 29th November 5pm - 6.30pm for boys. This will be the only time available to purchase uniforms. If you are unable to attend please email

2018 CHBA Representative Team Selections

CHBA would like to announce the following selections for our 2018 Representative season and congratulate all players.more

CHBA Development Officer

Coffs Harbour Basketball Association would like to invite candidates to apply for the part-time role of Development Officer for the club commencing February 2018more

2018 Representative Trials - Sat 19th/Sun 20th Nov

CHBA have made the decision that parents/care givers are not be on the courts or in the grandstands for the trials. Please feel free to sit in the foyer area if you need to remain at the centre. Coaches are not to be approached during the trials, if you have any questions, our rep co-ordinator Leisa will be available at the commencement of the sessions at the payment desk.more

Rules and Regulations

CHBA are currently in the process of updating their Representative Rules and Regulations in line with Basketball NSW guidelines and by-laws. This will be updated as soon as possible.more

NO High School or Primary School Comp this week

Due to the National Men's Roller Derby Championships being held at Sportz Central this weekend there will be no High School competition on Friday night or Primary School Competition on Saturday. The following week will be the last week before Semi-Finals and Grand Finals. Semi's and Grand Finals for High School will be Friday, 24th November and Primary School on Saturday, 25th November.more

2018 Representative Trials - Sat 18th & Sun 19th Nov

Coffs Harbour Suns Representative Trials will be held over one weekend on Saturday and Sunday 18th & 19th November at Sportz Central.more

Positions Vacant

CHBA are seeking applications for the following positions:
Court Supervisors
Referee Supervisor
Referee Coordinator
Aussie Hoops Coach
Domestic Coachesmore

Upcoming Coaching Courses

BNSW have brought in some new regulations for coaching accreditations for 2018 and beyond. Please see attached information. We encourage all coaches to obtain their Club Coach Certificate or update their accreditation to the Association Level Coach.more

SHOOSH for Kids

CHBA is joining the Statewide SHOOSH for Kids campaign. Please remember to keep your comments positive at junior sport. Let's keep our kids playing sport. REMEMBER: it's their time! We want to ensure that the experiences of all kids, officials and spectators are positive.more

Aussie Hoops Term 4

Our wonderful Aussie Hoops program starts again tomorrow morning at 9am. This Learn to play Basketball program is for all kids 5 - 12yrs. Only $80 for new players for the 6 week program which includes a ball, singlet and backpack. $60 for returning players. Give us a call on 66511452 for more information.more

CHBA "Above the Rim" Newsletter

The latest edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" Newsletter is ready to download.more

Primary School Competition Saturday 21st October

Due to a National Judo Tournament on Saturday, 21st October, we only have access to the back courts for this day. We have prepared the draw with games starting at 8am and last game at 6pm.more

HIgh School Domestic Training

Domestic Training is now also available for our High School Players!!
Tuesday afternoon from 4pm - 5pm on Court 5 for any of our high school children.
The training will start on Tuesday 10th October. Cost for this training is only $2/week. This training is not for representative players.more

Super League Registrations - FINAL CHANCE!!

Are you looking to play rep in 2018 ????
Final call for Super League Registrations !!!!
Starts 7th Octobermore

Junior Competition Rules

There has been a number of enquiries regarding our Junior Competitions. Please find attached the Competition Rules for our Primary and High School Competitions. Our aim is to try to ensure an even school based competition. Any queries regarding the rules, please call the office on 66511452.more

2018 CHBA Representative Coach Applications

Applications for 2018 Rep coaching are now openmore

2017 Winter Comp Senior Team Fee - PAY HERE

Pay your Senior Team Fee Instalment heremore

Jason Mayer

On Thursday 7 September 2017 Jason Mayer was involved in a terrible truck accident that saw him having to be airlifted by Westpac Rescue Helicopter to John Hunter Hospital. Please read on to help support this wonderful family.more

Domestic Competition Zero Tolerance Policy

With the new domestic season upon us we thought it a great time to remind all players, coaches and spectators of our Zero Tolerance Policy for competition games. Good luck teams, we hope you enjoy the season !!more

Representative Newsletter

Please find attached the End of Year Representative Newsletter. Lots of important information!more

Country Tour Trials

Please find attached the flyer for the Country Tour Trials. The trials are open to all U/14 to U/18 Men and Women. They will be held in Maitland from 6pm Friday, 15th Sept to 12pm on Sunday, 17th Sept. Cost is $140 per athlete (incl accommodation at the venue and all meals) Registration closes 8th Sept.more

Suns Representative Presentation Night

The Coffs Harbour Suns 2017 Representative Presentation Night will be held on Saturday, 9th September at Sportz Central from 5pm till late. Fancy dress theme with prizes for the best dressed team. A Disco will be held on the night and bar available. Cost is $20 per head. Tickets available from the office from Wed 16th Aug.more

Competition Draws

Can all teams please check the draw as there has been a number of changes made in all Competitions due to the inclusion of new teams and movement in some grades.more

2017 Senior Team Registrations for Winter Competition

2017 Senior Winter Competition Team Registrationmore

2017 Primary and High School Team Registrations for Winter Competition

Team Registrations for upcoming Primary and High School Competitionsmore

CHBA Holiday Camp - Representative 11th/12th July

If your kids are looking for something to keep them active and busy during the school holidays, CHBA will be running holiday camps for existing rep players aged between 5 and 18 years of age.
The camp will run from 9:00am to 3:00pm each daymore

State League Men Home Game - Saturday 8th July

Come down to Sportz Central this Saturday night and support the Coffs Hoey Moey Suns Div 1 Men's team in their last home game of the season against the Central Coast Crusaders. Tip Off is 6pm. $3 entry fee and kids in Suns supporters gear are free. Don't miss it.more

CHBA Holiday Camp - Domestic 4th/5th July

If your kids are looking for something to keep them active and busy during the school holidays, CHBA will be running holiday camps for all skill levels for players aged between 5 and 18 years of age.
The camp will run from 9:00am to 3:00pm each daymore

Men's and Women's Grand Finals

Men's and Women's Grand Finals are being held this Tuesday and Wednesday night. Please come along and support the teams that are playing.more


CHBA's Hoey Moey Men's State League team are hitting the court again this Saturday Night, 24th June at Sportz Central. The men will be taking on Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Spiders at 6pm. Entry is $3 per person, with kids in supporters gear getting free entry.

Primary School Grand Final Results

Grand finals of the Primary School Competition were held at Sportz Central last Saturday. Congratulations to the winning teams and thank you to all players and parents for another fantastic summer competition. Also, a huge thank you to our wonderful sponsors - Yogurtland for supporting junior basketballmore

2017 Under 12 Skills Day

The NSW Country Under 12 Skills Days will be held on Saturday 29th July at Port Macquarie or Byron Bay.Camps are open to all registered boys and girls, born 2006 or 2007. To register online, visit

Aussie Hoops is back in Term 3!

Aussie Hoops is back next term. Starting Saturday 29th July at 9am.more

Crazy Hair and Sock Fundraiser

Last Saturday saw our Primary School fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities. There were some amazing efforts on the day.more

No Saturday Basketball on Saturday 10th June

Due to the long weekend, there will be no Aussie Hoops or Primary School basketball this week. Semi Finals and Grand Finals will be held on Saturday, 17th June.more

Fundraiser /Crazy socks and hair days this Saturday, 3rd June

CHBA are excited to announce that this Saturday 3rd June, we are holding a fundraiser / free bbq for our primary school competition.more

Free Primary school training sessions - starting 16th May

CHBA will be holding a free training session for all players who are in year 3 to year 6 and currently playing in our Primary school competition.
The sessions will be held on Tuesday afternoons at Sportz Central from 4pm to 5pm starting Tuesday 16th May.
Please note, this training is not suitable for representative players or coaches.
Click more to find out about the sessionsmore

No Saturday Basketball - 20th May

Due to CHBA hosting the 3rd round of the Northern Junior League Division 2 competition, there will be no Aussie Hoops or Primary School basketball this week. Games will resume on Saturday 27th May with a fun filled day in store!!!!more


CHBA has registered to participate in Shoosh for Kids Week from 15th - 21st May. All families are encouraged to show respect to players and game officials. REMEMBER IT IS THEIR GAME.more

Position Available - Administration Officer

With Carlee, our administration officer for the last 7 years, moving on from CHBA to a new position, Coffs Harbour Basketball Association are seeking a Part Time Administration officer for 20 hours per week.
Click more to obtain more details on the position and how to apply.
Applications close Friday 19th May 2017.more

AGM Reports

The CHBA AGM is being held on Wednesday 26th April at 6pm at Sportz Central.
All CHBA members who are over the age of 18 and are current with their registration are welcome to attend the meeting
Click more to download the reports and agenda for the night.more

CHBA April Newsletter

The 4th Edition for 2017 of the CHBA Newsletter is now available for you to have a look through. Please download this edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more

AGM Agenda

CHBA will be holding their AGM on Wednesday 26th April at 6pm at Sportz Central. The Agenda for the night has been released.
The reports and financials for the meeting will be put up on the CHBA website on Wednesday 12th April.
Please click more to see the Agenda for the meeting.more

TIME CHANGE! - Beachside Radiology State League Women's first home game on Saturday 1st April 5PM

The CHBA Beachside Radiology State League women will have their first home game of the season on Saturday 1st April at 5pm against Maitland Mustangs.
Please note that this game was advertised in the local paper and on the radio as being on Saturday 25th March. That is not the case.
So we will see you all at Sportz Central on Sat 1st April at 5pm to kick off what is shaping up to be a great seasonmore

CHBA AGM rescheduled - Wednesday 26th April 6pm

CHBA would like to announce that the AGM which was scheduled for Tuesday 28th March at 6pm has had to be rescheduled.
The new date for the AGM will be Wednesday 26th April at 6pm at Sportz Central. This date will ensure we are able to meet the statutory requirements in our constitution.more

Codes of Conduct

Unfortunately we have had a number of instances this season that have breached both the player and parents Code of Conduct and our Zero Tolerance policies. As such, we felt it necessarily to remind all of these codes and the consequences of failing to follow them.more

CHBA March Newsletter

The 3rd Edition for 2017 of the CHBA Newsletter is now available for you to have a look through. Please download this edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more


CHBA are seeking expressions of interest from those interested in writing regular articles for the publicity committee.more

STADIUM CLOSED - Wednesday 15th March

Due to the severe weather, there is a water leak in the roof at Sportz Central that is leaking directly onto the circuit board and mains power.

Due to this, the stadium management have turned the power off, evacuated the centre and it will remain closed for the rest of today. The situation will be reassessed tomorrowmore

First State League Men Home Game!

This Saturday the 11th March will see Coffs Harbour Hoey Moey State League Men tip off against Tamworth Thunderbolts in the first home game of the 2017 Season.more

Beginners Referee Course

CHBA will be holding a FREE Level 0 referee course on Saturday 4th March at Sportz Centralmore

Positions Filled

CHBA would like to thank all those who applied for the recent vacant positions of Court Supervisor, Referee Supervisor and Referee Coordinator. We are please to announce the successful applicants.more

CHBA Heat Policy

CHBA is adopting BNSW's Heat Policy. Please see the attached document explaining procedures for extreme heat conditions.more

CHBA AGM to be held on Tuesday 28th March at 6pm

CHBA will hold its Annual General meeting at Sportz Central in Bray St. Coffs Harbour on Tuesday 28th March 2017 commencing at 6.00pm.
In 2017 the Board of Management (BOM) Nominations up for elections are for the positions of Treasurer and two Directors.
Please click more to download the nomination forms, along with the Life Membership nominations and a notice of motion formmore

CHBA February Newsletter

The first newsletter for 2017 is now available for you to look through. Please download this edition of CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more

Positions Vacant - Court Supervisor, Referee Supervisor and Referee Coordinator

With the 2017 Summer Basketball Season to start this month, we are seeking expressions of interest by Monday 13th February for the various positions that receive remuneration.more

High Performance Training

Our CHBA Development Officer Blake Kelly will be running High Performance training open to all Representative players in the Coffs Coast region wanting to learn new skills and take their game to the next level.more

2017 PS & HS comp nomination forms and information

The 2017 Summer High and Primary School competitions are kicking off on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th February with the hugely popular round robin games. Each team will play 3 x 20 mins games against 3 different teams. To ensure your team is involved, we will need to get you to nominate your 2017 teams.

The season proper will commence on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th Februarymore
Fisho's - A Grade Runners up

2017 Men's and Women's comp nomination forms and information

The 2017 Summer Men’s and Women’s competitions are kicking off on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th February. To ensure your team is involved, we will need to get you to nominate.

The season proper will commence on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February and run through until semis are held on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st June with Grandfinals the following week.more

CHBA December Newsletter

The 6th Edition of the CHBA Newsletter is now available for you to have a look through. Please download this edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more

CHBA Holiday camps - January 2017

If your kids are looking for something to keep them active and busy during the school holidays, CHBA will be running holiday camps for all skill levels for players aged between 5 and 18 years of age once the stadium reopens in January 2017.
On Tues 17th & Wed 18th January for primary school aged players and Tues 24th and Wed 25th January from 9am to 3pm for high school aged playersmore

Grand Finals for the 2016 Winter Competition

As we wind down after another great year of basketball, our Primary school, High school, Women's and Men's competition were completed with some great grand finals played at Sportz Central.
Click more to find out who won and who were the grand final MVP's from the teams.more

Crazy Sock and Hair Fundraiser

On the weekend of 18th and 19th November CHBA held a fundraiser day for Make-A-Wish Australia by asking our players to come along for their final games of the season with their craziest socks and hair. We had some amazing efforts on the day.more

2017 Senior Representative Teams

CHBA are pleased to announce the 2017 Senior Men's and Women's Squads.more

2017 Junior RepresentativeTeams

Coffs Harbour would like to announce the 2017 Junior Representative Teams.more

Bronwyn Vigors Pacific Challenge Draw and Teams

Please find the teams and draw for the Bronwyn Vigors Pacific Challenge and details for the tournament.more

2017 Representative Team Trials - Sunday 20th November

With the completion of the 2016 Rep season, we are already looking forward to the 2017 season with the announcement of the 2017 Head Coaches this week, along with the Spring Development program commencing on Tuesday 11th October.
The trials for the 2017 representative teams have been announced. Please click more to find out when these are being held.more

2017 State League Head Coaches

Coffs Harbour Basketball is proud to announce the 2017 Head Coaches for our State League Men and Women's Programs.more

Shoosh for Kids Campaign

Coffs Harbour Basketball is teaming up with Office of Sport, Sport and Recreation to promote positive sideline behavior at junior sporting events through the Shoosh for Kids campaign.
Running from 7 – 13 November Coffs Harbour Basketball are encouraging all members to support the cause, with the aim of keeping kids playing sport.more

Information sheet for players travelling to Seaside Classic

This weekend we have teams travelling to Port Macquarie for the Seaside Classic carnival.
To enable our teams to be prepared, we have created an information sheet with all the details you'll need for the weekend.
Click more to download the information sheetmore

State League Men and Women's Trials

CHBA will be holding trials for our 2017 State League Men's and Women's teams on Sunday November 13th.more

THANK YOU to North Coast TAFE

CHBA would like to send out a massive thank you to North Coast TAFE for their support and sponsorship of the new bibs for our domestic competitions. We used them for the first time on Saturday and they are great!more

2016 Rep Parent Forum

With the completion of the 2016 Representative season we are calling on all our rep families to attend a parent forum being held at Sportz Central.
To ensure we are providing our players and their families with a quality experience, we would like to hear from you in regards to what we are doing well and where we need to improve.
Click more to find out when these forums are happening.more

2016/2017 Head Coaches Announced

Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to announce the Division 1 Head Coaches for the upcoming 2016/2017 season.more

NCAS Basketball 2016/2017 - DAP

The North Coast Academy of Sport in partnership with Basketball NSW will be rolling out the new BNSW DAP Program for the North Coast.
The Developing Athlete Program (DAP) is the first tier of Basketball NSW High Performance Program. From the athletes perspective there is a strong focus on the identification, development, and support of individuals aged 13-17.
Click more to find out about trialsmore

CHBA September Newsletter

The 4th Edition of the CHBA Newsletter is now available for you to have a look through. Please download this edition of the CHBA "Above the Rim" below.more

Fusion basketball Level up camp coming to Coffs

CHBA are excited to announce they will be hosting BJ Williams and his team from Fusion Basketball during the 2nd week of the school holidays for their Level up camp aimed at 10 to 18 year old players of all skill levels.
Click more to learn more about the camp and how to registermore

2016/2017 Division 1 & 2 Head Coach Applications Open

Coffs Harbour Basketball Association is pleased to open the applications for the 2016/2017 Head Coach positions.more

2016 Spring Development Program

Again this year, we are running an 8 week development program for any child in the CHBA association who is interested in learning more about our rep program pathway.more

2016 Rep Presentation Night

With our Representative season soon coming to an end its that time of the year again to celebrate our achievements as a team and as an association.more

CHBA Newsletter

The 3rd edition of the CHBA is now available for you to have a look through.
Please click more to download this month's edition of "CHBA Above the Rimmore

BNSW High Performance Programs

BNSW have just announced their new look High Performance Programs (formerly known as NITP), which are available to all representative, state and national players.
Click more to read more about it and download the application forms.more

CHBA - Treasurer position available

CHBA are asking for expressions of interest for those interested in taking on the role of Treasurer as part of the Board Of Management for CHBA.more

CANCELLED - Wednesday 3rd August Men's comp

Due to the bad weather in Coffs Harbour the roof at Sportz Central is leaking on the courts, making them unsafe for tonight's games so they have been called off.
Team contacts have been contacted, but if you are due to play in our Men's comp, can you please make sure all your team mates are awaremore

Sportz Central closure - 28th July to 2nd August 2016

Coffs Harbour Basketball Association has been approached by the Sportz Central Management this morning in regards to the condition of the floors at Sportz Central. Due to this, and on advice from the flooring experts, management have opted to strip back and resurface the floors as a matter of urgency.
The stadium will be closed from Thursday 28th July until Tuesday 2nd of August at 9am.more

Mens and Womens 1st week of grading - draw now available

CHBA will be kicking off the Men's and Women's competitions this week and the grading draws for the first week of competition are now available on the CHBA website. Go to the draws and results section to see when you are playing.
Click more to see the schedule grid of games for each night.more

Club Coaching Course (Former Level 1)

BNSW Development Officer Shaun Roger will be travelling to Coffs Harbour on Sunday the 27th of November to run a Club Coaching Course formerly known as Level 1.
This is a great oppurtunity for all Mid North Coast coaches to have access to a high level coach, and coaching course. It will come with official BNSW and BA Club Coaching Course qualifications.
Please see attached flyer for more infomore

Hoey Moey Suns V Crusaders this Sunday 11am

This Sunday will see the Hoey Moey Suns do battle with the Central Coast Crusaders. The 3rd V 4th place match up is the perfect scenario only three games away from finals. The Suns need everyone to get down and support the boys as they make their run at the top 3.

Sunday 11am @ Sportz Central
$3 entry (kids in suns gear get in free)

Level 0 Coaching Course

CHBA will be holding Level 0 Coaching Course for all our coaches both Domestic and Rep. The course will be held on the last Sunday of the school holidays - 17th July. Please contact CHBA to register your interest.more

Nominations now open for 2016 Winter Competitions

Friday 17th June sees the last of our round games, with the Primary Schools competition the first off the rank with the semis and finals being played on Saturday 18th June.
CHBA have now opened up the nominations for our Winter competition which kick off from Tuesday 19th July.
Click more to see how to get involved.more

July School Holiday Camps Now Available!

The July school holiday break is not far away, and CHBA have released dates for both Domestic and Rep training sessions. CHBA Development Officer Blake Kelly will be conducting two Domestic sessions on both the Tuesday's in the break (5th & 12th). The Rep days will be the Wednesdays (6th & 13th).
The sessions will be focused on skill, fun and tournament play.
Flyers Attachedmore

Suns Secure State Title

The June long weekend is always an annual highlight on the calendar of junior basketball teams, with the NSW Country Championships taking place over the 3 days. This year saw Coffs Harbour send two of its CPL Men’s teams with the 16’s & 14’s travelling away to compete with the best teams NSW has to offer and hopefully bring home the first championship from this tournament in a decade.more

Crazy Sock Fundraiser

CHBA would like to thank all players and their families who go involved in the recent Crazy Sock day held on 20th and 21st May.
Click here to read about how much was generously donated and to see some of the photos from the daymore

Finals Schedules now available

The finals schedules for the Women's, Men's and Primary & High school competitions are now available on the CHBA website under the draws and results section. To access the finals you will need to click on the finals tab just above the round selector.
Finals are being held on the following day
Primary school - Sat 18th June
High School - Fri 24th June
Women - Tues 28th June
Men - Wed 29th Junemore


Future Stars for 2016 is coming to Sportz Central in Term 3. This is a program for any kids born in 2006/07/08 who are interested in preparing their skills for under 12 rep basketball for the Suns.
Please see attached flyer for more information and email if you would like to nominate a player, including your own child.more

Sunday State League Double Header!

This Sunday come down and support the Coffs Suns State League teams in their double header!
Women at 10am V Inner West Bulls
Men at 12pm V Newcastle Huntersmore

CHBA Welcomes Yogurtland

CHBA are pleased to announce our new partnership with Yogurtland Coffs Harbour for the Primary and High School competition along with the referee program.
We are super excited to have them on board and to celebrate this we are holding a launch on Saturday 21st May at Sportz Central.

Crazy Sock Fundraiser

Crazy Sock days are BACK!!!
Friday 20th May and Saturday 21st May will see the launch of the partnership of Yogurtland Coffs Harbour with CHBA and to kick things of in style, we will be holding a crazy sock day!more

No Saturday Basketball on Saturday 14th May

Due to CHBA hosting the 3rd round of the Northern Junior League Division 2 competition, there will be no Aussie Hoops or Primary School basketball this week. Games will resume on Saturday 21st May with a fun filled day in store!!!!more

Morning Training Term 2

CHBA will be running morning training sessions again this term on a Wednesday morning from 6.30-8 at Sportz Central. We need a certain amount of numbers to be able to run this program so please contact us ASAP if you are interested. First session to be held 18th of May.
Please feel free to contact Development Officer Blake Kelly if you have any enquiries.

Under 14 Boys Thank you to Farrer Boarding School

On behalf of the Under 14 Boys CPL team CHBA would like to thank Farrer Boarding School for it's hospitality when we travelled to Tamworth last month. The school provided accommodation, transport and access to it's facilities making our stay in Tamworth an enjoyable experience for all. The team officials, players and members of CHBA are very grateful for the assistance.more

Suns Shooting Sessions

CHBA Rep players are invited to our Thursday afternoon shooting sessions that will help you take your shooting to the next level. See more for details.more

Getting Local Kids into Hoops!

Local kids of Coffs Harbour enjoy 2 day Holiday Camp with CHBA Development Officer Blake Kelly and Rep Coach Travis Slater.more

Introduction to sports Massage course - Starts 20th April

Garry Heskett from Hoys Physiotherapy will be running an Introduction to Sports Massage over 2 weeks. Click more to find out how to get involved.more

Pacific Rim Tournament report - Lachlan Mihai

The Easter long weekend saw CHBA's Lachlan Mihai travel to New Zealand with his parents to take part in the annual Pacific Rim Basketball Tournament as part of the Australian team selected from ACJBC in Albury in January.
Click more to read all about his tournament experiencemore

Aussie Hoops is back in Term 2!

Saturday 30th April at 9am sees the kick off for the Term 2 program of the national Aussie Hoops program at CHBA.
Aussie Hoops is Basketball Australia's official junior development program for 5-12 year olds and their families
Click more to learn how to register and more about the programmore

Level 0 (Beginner) Referee Course at CHBA

CHBA will be running a Level 0 (Beginner) referee course on Saturday 7th May from 9am to 12pm at Sportz Centralmore

Expression of Interest

Take responsibility for the smooth running of our small, dynamic Basketball office where your professionalism, initiative and office skills will be welcomed. You will have plenty of room to be creative and management is always open to new ideas.more

April School Holiday Camps

This April School Holidays CHBA will be running both a Rep and Domestic clinic. The rep camps will be both Tuesday's of the holidays on the 12th and 19th of April. While the Domestic camps will be on the Wednesday's the 13th and 20th. These days will run from 9-3 and will are coached by Development Officer Blake Kelly and Rep coach Travis Slater.more

CHBA AGM to be held on Wednesday 30th March at 6pm

CHBA will hold its Annual General meeting at Sportz Central in Bray St. Coffs Harbour on Wednesday 30th March 2016 commencing at 6.00pm.
In 2016 the BOM Nominations are up for elections are for the positions of President and one Director.
Please click more to download the nomination forms, along with the Life Membership nominations and a notice of motion.more

2016 Summer High and Primary School team nominations now open

The 2016 Summer High School and Primary School competition are kicking off on Friday 19th Feb and Saturday 20th Feb with the hugely popular round robin games.
Click more to read more about our competitions and to download the nomination form to get involved.more
B Grade Winners - Hoops there it is

2016 Summer Competition nominations - Men & Women

CHBA have opened up the nominations for the 2016 Summer seasons for Men's and Women's competition.
Women's comp commences on Tuesday 9th February at 6.30pm
Men's comp commences on Wednesday 10th February at 6pm.
Nominations need to be back to the CHBA office no later than Thursday 4th February to be included in the first week of grading.
Click more to download the nomination formmore

2016 TAP Trials

BNSW have announced the dates for the 2016 U14 and U15 TAP (Basketball NSW Talented Athlete Program) Trials. The trials are open to players who were born in 2002 and 2003.
Coffs Harbour will be hosting one of the regional trials on Sunday 21st February from 9am to 2pm.
Click more to download the registration formmore

State League Men Pre-season game

The Coffs Harbour State League Men's side will be having a pre-season game vs the Grafton Vikings on the 12th of December at 6pm.
This game will be an exciting event for all of the family to enjoy. Fun, competitions, dancers, raffles, prizes, and a bar will all be on offer for the night.
Bring the family and friends down and support your team on a night that will be enjoyable for all!more

2016 Junior Rep Teams - Save the DATES

CHBA would like to let all our selected players know some important dates coming up in the next few weeks.
Click more to read all about it.more

CHBA 2016 Division 2 Teams

Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to congratulate and announce the selections for our 2016 Division 2 teamsmore

Finals Schedules now available

The 2015 Winter domestic competitions are drawing to a close as of Friday 27th November with the High School competition having their semis and finals.
Saturday 28th sees the semis and finals for the Primary School competition and Men and Women have their semis the week of 1st December and finals the week of 8th December.
Click more to find out more informationmore

CHBA 2016 Division 1 Teams

Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to congratulate and announce the selections for our 2016 Division 1 teams.more

CHBA Representative Team Trials

CHBA would like to invite all interested parties to take part in the 2016 Junior and Senior Representative Trials being held at Sportz Central over the next 2 weekends.
Sunday 15th November is trials for Division 1 teams, who, once selected, CHBA will be nominating into CPL in 2016
Sunday 22nd November is trials for Division 1 teams, who, once selected, CHBA will be nominating into NJL in 2016more

UPDATE for future suns

CHBA would like to clarify a few pieces of misinformation that are being circulated.
The CHBA 2016 representative trials are open to all players
You do not have to be taking part in the Spring Development or High Intensity program to be eligible to trial.
Registrations will be open on the CHBA website early next week. Keep an eye out for this.more

UPDATE - Representative player movement

After consultation with associations across NSW, Basketball NSW are in the process of updating their Junior League By-Laws in relation to player movement between associations.
Once this confirmed, CHBA will post the amended by-laws on to the website.
Questions can be directed to

U16 Women Head Coach Anouncement

CHBA is proud to announce the U16 Women Head Coach for 2016 Women is Laurie Van Loo. Laurie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this age group. Laurie will be supported by Lynda Martyn in the Assistant coach role, Lynda has coached in the women's program previously and is a welcomed addition back into the CHBA coaching team.more

Div 2 Coaching applications now open

We are currently calling for the vacant positions of 2016 Division 2 Coaches. Applications open today 2nd November and close on 18th November
The successful applicants for Division 2 will be announced on Thursday 19th November and will be posted on the CHBA web site.more

Reminder: DOUBLE ROUND for boys and funball teams this weekend

This Saturday sees the teams in funball, 3/4 boys and 5/6 boys playing a double round due to missed games earlier this term.
Please make sure you are checking our draws and results section to see what time you are playing.
Aussie Hoops will also be back on court this week from 9am.more

2016 Division 1 Head Coaches announced

Over the weekend the CHBA Junior Representation was held at Sportz Central. During the proceedings of the night, the 2016 Division 1 Head coaches were announced.
To see who will be guiding our teams next year, please click the more button.more

Suns dominate in the Sunshine State

Queensland Regional Basketball has fantastic way of enjoying the long weekend in a brink of spring. Every year they invite teams from different regions to participate in a competitive game of basketball to be played at beautiful spots within the state. This year the tournament was held at Hervey Bay on the 3rd-5th of October. Click more to read about their weekend.more

U16 Women Head Coach Position Vacant

Coffs Harbour Basketball Association would like to invite interested parties to apply for the now vacant Under 16 Women Head Coach position for 2016. Applications are now open and will close on Tuesday 3rd of November at 5:00pm. Please find the application attachedmore

Yusuf Qaafow clinics this Thursday 31st September

Yusuf Qaafow will be in Coffs Harbour again this Thursday 31st September running 2 small clinics for both beginners (9am to 12pm) and more advanced players (1pm to 4pm). Cost is $40 per person with a maximum 40 in the beginner session and 30 in the advanced session. Payments are to be made in cash on the day.
To get involved you must register with Yusuf before Thursday on yusufqaafow@gmail.commore

Reminder: 3 on 3 Coastal Challenge

On the 14th November 2015 Coffs Harbour Basketball will again be hosting their 3 on 3 Coastal Challenge. Following on from the success of last years event the tournament has expanded to include both junior and senior teams.
Click more to get more informationmore

U12's Jamboree

Congratulations to all the U12's who attended the Basketball NSW U12's Jamboree in Tamworth from Saturday 19th September to Tuesday 22nd September.more

CHBA Holiday camp a massive success

On Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd September, CHBA held a 2 day holiday camp. With over 100 kids in attendance each day, the camp has been deemed a massive success.
To see the gallery of photos from the 2 days, click the more button.more

Spring Development is back at CHBA in Term 4

The Spring Development program is open to all members of the association who are interested in learning more about our rep program. Players will be taught basic fundamentals and great ball skills by our 2 new CHBA Development officers.
Click more to find out about this year’s programmore

Bookkeeper position available with CHBA

We are looking for an experienced contract Bookkeeper, who is available to work 3 – 10 hours per week, Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays, depending on workflow.
Applications close on Tuesday 22nd September.
Please click more to find out how to apply.more

2016 Division 1 Coaching Applications now open

CHBA have opened up coaching applications for the Division 1 2016 representative teams.

If you are interested in applying for a position for the 2016 season, please complete the attached application form and return it to CHBA by Friday 5pm 25th September.more

Breaking News at CHBA!

CHBA have secured the services of 2 highly skilled development officers for Term 4. Robert Linton and Yusuf Qaafow will be employed with CHBA to take over the Holiday Camps, Spring Development, High Intensity and school development programs.more

School Holiday camp - Get involved!

On Tues 22nd and Wed 23rd September, CHBA will be holding a 2 day holiday camp. Run by CHBA Development officers, Robert Linton and Yusuf Qaafow, it's sure to be a great camp. Cost is $50 per day per person, or $90 if you book in for 2 days and pay upfront.

Click more for more informationmore

2016 Country Tour Trials

The 2016 Country Tour Trials are being held in Newcastle (boys) and Maitland (girls) from Friday 25th Sept at 6pm to Monday 28th Sept at 12pm.
In previous, CHBA have had as many as 20 kids selected to attend the ACJBC and CDT programs from these trials.
For more information or to register, please click the more button and follow the links.more

State League Women 2016

There will be a State League Women 2016 information session on Tuesday the 8th September 6pm at Sportz Central. Bring on 2016.more

State League Men 2016

There will be an information session for State League Men 2016 at Sportz Central on Wednesday the 9th September 2015 at 5.30pm. We are really excited to be involved in the 2016 season.more

SAVE THE DATE: CHBA Junior Rep Presentation Night

CHBA have announced that the 2015 Junior Representative Presentation night will be held on Saturday 10th October.
More details will follow in the coming weeks, but please put a reminder on your calendar.more

NCAS Academy Awards Evening 2015

This year’s NCAS Academy Awards Evening held at the Ballina RSL and supported by ClubsNSW was held recognising outstanding achievements by athletes from the 2014/15 squads. Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to congratulate Nicholas Markham who was awarded Basketball 2015 Most Outstanding player.more

Aussie Hoops on today!!

Aussie Hoops is on today at 9am with Coffs Harbour Basketball at Sportz Central. For lots of fun and to learn new skills, even when it's raining, come on down!! Jump into it!!more


A representative from the Wildcats will be at your games this Friday and Saturday to take payments if you have not already paid into the Wildcats account. Please remember payments need to be made by Week 2 to ensure you can take the court. Enjoy your season of basketball!!more


Don't forget it's CRAZY SOCK DAY this Friday 24th and Saturday 25th at Coffs Harbour Basketball!!!!!!!! Round Robin competitions are kicking off our Primary and High school Winter comps and all players are asked to wear the craziest socks you have and bring along a gold coin donation to support a little girl with cancermore

CPL Round 4

Last weekend, CHBA 5 teams travel down the highway to Maitland and Newcastle.
A Big congratulations to the U16 Men and Women on qualifying for finals and State Championships, whilst the U18 women missed finals by 1 point, but will still travel to Windsor in August for State Champs with the 16's
Click more to read the reports from the coaches of 3 of those teams.more

Draws for competitions now available

By clicking on the "draws and results" tab on the CHBA website, you'll be able to see the draws for the coming week.
Now available are the Men's and Women's comps, along with the round robins for Primary and High School.more

Grading game draws for Tues 14th & Wed 15th July

Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th July sees the kick off of the 2015 Winter competition in our Women's and Men's competitions that will take us right through to the Christmas break.
There is still plenty of room for new teams and new players to jump in, so contact the office to get involved.
To download the draw for the 1st of grading, just click more.more

Suns spurred on by two wins

Coffs Harbour Beachside Radiology Suns won both their games last weekend in their pursuit of a final 4 position in the State League Basketball Competitionmore

Aussie Hoops is back in Term 3!

Saturday 25th at 9am sees the kick off for the Term 3 program of the national Aussie Hoops program at CHBA.
Aussie Hoops is Basketball Australia's official junior development program for 5-10 year olds and their families
Click more to learn how to register and more about the program.more

Crazy Sock Fundraiser

Lets get our crazy (socks) on!!!!!
On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July, the High School and Primary School competitions will commence the Winter competition with a round robin day. All players are asked to wear the craziest socks that they have on this day to help us raise funds for Eve Guy and her family.
Start searching for the craziest socks you can find!!!more

Nominations now open for 2015 Winter Competitions

With the current season winding down towards the finals, CHBA are opening up nominations for the 2015 Winter Competitions in all divisions.
Senior comp nominations close on Wednesday 8th July. Comps start the week of Tuesday 14th July.
Junior nominations close on Thursday 16th July with the comp commencing on Friday 24th July and Saturday 25th July
Click more to download the nomination form.more

Mens comp finals come down to the wire

Last night (Wednesday 24th June) our Men's summer comp came to a close in a great way, with grand final in 2 of the 4 divisions contested going into overtime.more

Basketball camps galore this holidays!

CHBA have been sent information on several large basketball camps that are being run during the school holidays.
Click more to find out about what Aron Baynes (currently playing for San Antonio Spurs in the NBA) and the Australian Sports Commission have on offer during the upcoming July school holidays.more

Persistence and Hard work are the key.

FOCUS Magazine this week has printed an article about former Coffs Harbour Junior, Aimee Durbidge who's persistence and dedication has taken her from playing high school basketball in Coffs Harbour to the other side of the globe.
Click more to find the link to the story.more


Coffs Harbour Beachside Radiology Suns Women’s State League players responded well to their home ground supporters who cheered and encouraged each play in their game against Tamworth on Saturday at Sportz Central.more

Women's Comp Grand Final results

Last night (Tuesday 23rd June) saw the completion of the 2015 Summer Competition for the Women's competition with some very physical and close games.
Click more to find out more about the winners and the runners upmore

Primary School Summer season wraps up

Over the weekend the Primary School Finals were played at Sportz Central.
Click more to read about the winners and runners up.more

State League Women home game Sat 20th June

Saturday 20th June sees the Beachside Radiology Coffs Harbour Suns hittting the courts of Sportz Central after a long break against the Tamworth Thunderbolts. This is the first of 3 weeks in a row of home games for the girls, so get along to Sportz Central tomorrow, Sat 20th June at 5pm to see all the action and cheer on the suns!! GO SUNS!!more

2015 Summer Season drawing to a close in all competitions

Saturday 20th sees the first of our week of Finals for the 2015 Summer competitions, with our Primary school competition having their semi finals and grandfinals, followed by Women's comp finals on Tues 23rd, Men's comp finals on Wed 24th and the High School competition semis and finals being held on Friday 26th.
Click more to read about the semis and finals in all our competitions.more

U16 Women Division 2 take on the Country Tournament

Over the June long weekend, the CHBA U16 Women Division 2 team travelled to Gosford to take part in the 35th Basketball NSW Country Junior Basketball Tournament.
Click more to read about how the girls went over the weekend.more

CDP Camp information

During the school holidays NSW Country Basketball will be holding their Country Development Program (CDP) camps.
Click more to see the flyer and how to register.more

Long weekend - what's happening with competitions

With the Queens Birthday Long Weekend this weekend, there will be no Primary School competition or Aussie Hoops on Saturday 6th June. These will be back on court on Saturday 13th June for the last round of competition before the finals on Saturday 20th June at Sportz Central.
The High school competition on Friday 5th June will still go ahead as normal.more

Beachside Radiology State League Women's in form against Tamworth

Coffs Harbour Beachside Radiology Suns drove across the mountain range to meet Tamworth at the Tamworth Dome for a double header on Sat 16th May and Sunday 17th May.more

Men's comp is still on Wednesday 27th May

Tonight, Wednesday 27th May, there is still Men's competition on as normal.

In previous years we've not had competition on State of Origin nights, but after receiving feedback that players would like to still play, we've made sure to have competition.

Please make sure your other team members are all aware that there are games next week.

See you on court tonight!more

Fox Sports Pulse App for your smartphone

Fox Sports Pulse, the company who provide the website and competition management programs for many sporting clubs, including Coffs Harbour Basketball, have an app for your smartphone to allow you easier access to your game times, results and ladders all from your phone.
If you would like to find out how you can get this app, click moremore


Please make sure you let your teams know that the games are still on today.
After looking at the weather radars and the worst of the storms having passed, as well as the stadium being in good condition, we are making the most of being one of the few sports being able to go ahead in Coffs Harbour this morning.
See you at sportz central!more

Friday & Saturday basketball - FRIDAY IS ON!

2:45pm 1st May: Friday night games will being on tonight
Should the weather worsen this afternoon, we will be reassessing games if it happens. Please check our facebook & website as the evening goes on.
Due to the expected worsening weather, we will reassess the situation for Saturday by 8am Saturday 2nd May to make a final decision.
Information will be posted on the CHBA website and facebook.more

NJL Lismore 2/3 May CANCELLED

Northern Junior League & Senior League games @ Lismore have been cancelled due to weather and travel conditions.

BNSW will give an update later today for Eastern Junior League and Senior League games on the mid-north coastmore


Over the past month, CHBA have had 2 players vying for a spot in a NSW Country U16 team. Yesterday we found out that both players have been successful in their pursuit of this goal.
Congratulations to Serena Waters (U16 Women) and Mitch Mihai (U16 Men) on their successful selection into their respective U16 NSW Country teams who will travel to Tasmania in July for the U16 Nationals.more

Full season draws are now available

With all of the CHBA domestic competitions having started in the last month, the monumental task of creating the full season draw in each competition and division is now complete.
To look at your team's draw, please go to the "draws & results" tab on the menu bar above and select the day and division your team is involved in.more

Agenda for the CHBA AGM - Wed 1st April

On Wednesday 1st April, CHBA will be holding their Annual General Meeting. This will be held at Sportz Central at 6pm. All current registered members who are over 18 are invited to attend.
Please click more to download the Agenda for the night.more

Draw for Men's and Women's 4th week of competition

Tues 10th and Wed 11th March sees the sees the continuation of the competition proper for the 2015 Summer competitions for the CHBA Women's and Men's competitions.
The full season draw will be up on the website in the next 7 days, but for this week, please click more to download the draw.more

Beachside Radiology State League Women's first home game this week!

This Saturday 7th March sees the first game of the season for the reigning State Champion Coffs Harbour Beachside Radiology State League Women.
Come along to Sportz Central at 5pm on Saturday to see the ladies take on the Maitland Mustangs in what is sure to be a great game.more

Season Sunrise

Saturday 28th Feb saw the start to the exciting new rep season for 2015.

CHBA hosted the annual Season Sunrise for our 13 CHBA junior rep teams and 1 senior women's team with presentation of captains badges, games of basketball between the players and coaches and parents and ice creams for everyone!more

Saturday Comp has kicked off

The first week of competition for our 2015 Primary School competition along with the payment and sign up days for all junior players.

It's not too late to get involved. If you have a team or you are an individual looking for a team to play with, please contact the CHBA officemore

Saturday Primary School Draw - Saturday 28th February

After last week's cancellation due to the weather, Saturday 28th February sees the commencement of the competition proper for the 2015 Summer Primary school competition.
Please click more to download the draw.more

Friday High School Round Robin Draw - Friday 27th Feb

After last week's cancellation due to the weather, Friday 27th February sees the round robin for the 2015 Summer High School competition.
Please click more to download the drawmore


Due to the ongoing concerns of our members and their families CHBA has made the decision to cancel all games for Friday night High School (20th Feb)and Saturday Primary School (21st Feb) competitions. The duty of care of our members faced with adverse weather forcasts and road safety, school closures and general safety concerns of our members has been considered.more


The CHBA BOM have been advised that all catholic and private primary and high schools in the Coffs Harbour area are closed tomorrow due to the weather that is expected. Due to this we have had many queries about Friday night comp.
A decision will be made in the AM of Friday 20th February and posted on the CHBA website, depending on the weather.more

No sign on day this Fri 20th and Sat 21st February

Due to a representative preseason carnival in Gosford this weekend, our normal association volunteers that are usually here to help collect the fees and answer any questions that people may have will not be here to assist.
Without their help to make the process for you easier, we have had to move our final sign on days to Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February.more

Wildcats are looking for players to join them!

Are you looking to play basketball in the CHBA Primary or High School competitions, but your school doesn't have a team? Then Wildcats is the place for you.more


The 2015 Coffs Harbour Basketball Association Primary Competition has commenced with the pounding of basketballs and stampede of feet. The atmosphere was exciting and there were smiles on many a player’s face as they commenced a new season of games. Teams from all over the region of Coffs Harbour have gathered at Sportz Central to test their skills, learning the game and have a great time.more

Draw for Primary School Round Robin - Saturday 14th February

Saturday 14th February sees the kick off of the Primary School competition with the hugely popular round robin.
Click more to see the drawmore

Postponement of Friday High School competition 13th Feb

Due to lower than normal team nominations, it's been decided this afternoon to postpone the start of the High School competition.
We have only had 11 teams nominate across all 4 grades, with only 7 of these teams ready to start this week. We are still waiting on the 2 biggest schools team nominations along with the Wildcats teams, due to the start of the school year.more

Farewell to Steve Smith

Today we say farewell to our General Manager Steve Smith. Steve has moved on to greener pastures to spend more time with his family and in particular his new grandchild. The CHBA would like to extend their thanks to Steve for his hard work and dedication to basketball in Coffs Harbour. We wish him every success in his future endeavours.more

Senior Nominations still being taken for teams

CHBA commenced their first week of grading this week for their Men's and Women's competitions. But it's not too late to get your team into the competition.more

Congratulations Mitch Mihai

CHBA would like to congratulate junior player, Mitch Mihai on his selection in Australian Country All Star teams to tour New Zealand in April.more

Senior Competitions set to commence next week

Australia Day has come and gone, the school holidays are all but over and we're all back into the work routine, so it's time to think about your weekly dose of basketball.
Our website now has an online form to help you register your team.
First games will be Tuesday February 3rd and Wednesday February 4th.more

High School Comp set to tip off Friday February 13th.

It won't be a Black Friday when our High School Competition resumes with a round robin format and some fancy dress on February 13thmore

Competition details for Primary School Comps released

CHBA is planning for a February 14th start to our Primary School competitions for Summer 2015more

2015 Registrations and Comp fees

CHBA fees to rise in 2015
After two years of holding their fees at the 2013 level, CHBA has needed to raise its fees and charges in 2015.more

Referees to tune up for 2015 with clinic

A reminder to CHBA Referees and especially those that will be whistling games in the NJL, CPL and State League that the Basketball NSW Referee Action Day will take place in Coffs Harbour this Saturday (January31st) at Sportz Centralmore

Learn the finer points of scoring a basketball game

Level 0 Scorebench Course.
Basketball NSW will be holding a training day for scorebench personnel this Saturday at Sportz Centralmore

CHBA announces AGM dates and timelines

CHBA will hold its Annual General meeting at Sportz Central in Bray St. Coffs Harbour on Wednesday April 1st 2015 commencing at 6.00pm.
Nominations are now invited for the position of Secretary and one Director.
Invitations are called for persons to be considered for Life Membership.
Members are invited to submit "Notices of Motionmore

Level 0 (Beginner) Referee Course

CHBA will be running a Level 0 (Beginner) referee course on Saturday 7th March from 9am to 2pm at Sportz Centralmore

Open trials for the NSW Country U16 girls and boys

Basketball NSW have opened invitations to girls and boys born in 2000 or 2001 who think they have the potential to make the State U16 teams to join the trials to be held in Newcastle (girls) and Gosford (boys) February 7th and 8th.more

CHBA Player Eleanor Hewitt vying for a place in the NSW U18's

Suns rep player Eleanor Hewitt will travel to Gosford this weekend for the final selection in the NSW Country U18 team.more

Remember your card when purchasing your sporting goods

Thanks to all of our members who used their Amart All Sports discount card when shopping over Christmas. We'll be able to purchase a few new basketballs to start the season from the rebate on your purchases. The start of the school year and the new sports season is always a reason to visit Amart All Sports. Don't forget to show you card for a discount and nominate CHBA as your member association.more

BNSW announces changes to dates for TAP/All Stars and Coach Course

To avoid a clash with the Gosford Junior pre-season carnival, Basketball NSW have moved the date of their northern NSW All Star and TAP trials to be held at Sportz Central to Sunday 1st March.
If your interested please see the stories below or under the "Suns Reps" tab.more

2014 State League Women nominated for Australia Day Awards

The victorious Suns Greenhouse Tavern State League Women have received a further acknowledgement of their 2014 season with a nomination for the Coffs Harbour City Council Australia Day Sportsperson of the Year Award.more

Our doors are open and we're looking forward to a great 2015

Earlier today CHBA's staff returned to work after the holiday close down, but for the rest of the month the office hours are restricted. We are working on the recommencement of competitions and other activities. Keep your eye on these pages for details as they are released.more

Former Coffs Harbour Junior on her way to basketball dream

Another of Coffs Harbour basketball's players has gone on to bigger and better things and this month starts a new chapter in her basketball life.more

CHANGED: Coaches can gain their licence at this BNSW Accreditation Course

Coaches wanting to improve their coaching knowledge or gain a nationally recognised coaching accreditation should mark their calendar for March 1st 2015.more

Suns State League Women to rebound in 2015

CHBA is pleased to advise that the title winning State League Women will have a chance to defend their title after the Association entered their team in the 2015 competition.more

North Coast Academy of Sport resumes basketball program

If you were born in 2000, 2001 or 2002, you may be interested in the news that the North Coast Academy of Sport (NCAS) is restarting its Basketball program and is inviting players to apply to attend trails. Go to the 'Suns Reps' page on the top menu to find out more about this item or go to the NCAS website

Crossfit take out the main prize in GHT A grade Men's Grand Final.

Crossfit Park Beach have shown themselves one of the teams to beat during the Greenhouse Tavern(GHT) A grade men's competition this season and asserted their supremacy with a 47 to 33 victory over Emerald Beach Pasta & Pizza in last night's grand final.more

CHANGED: Important news for representative players born 2003, 2002 and 2001

Members of our Suns Junior Representative Program who would like to learn about the next steps in their progression as future basketball players should click through to our "Suns Reps" page on the top menu and then select "2015 Junior Representative Information" to find out how they can get on the road to success.more

Favourites triumph in Women's Grand Finals

The minor premiers in all three grades of CHBA women's competitions added to their list of achievements in the Greenhouse Tavern winter competition by adding "grand final winners" to their "minor premiers" tag.more
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Season deciders for men to be played on Wednesday Night

And so it comes down to this. Twenty nine men's teams across five divisions have huffed and puffed up and down the court for 16 weeks and in the process dropped a fair bit of perspiration. This Wednesday night, five will be crowned champions when CHBA stage the Greenhouse Tavern Men's Grand Finals.more

We've cracked it - beaten our previous record for website visits

OK we're basketballers, we can't help ourselves sometimes, we want to jump higher, run faster, lift heavier and if there's a "record" well of course we would like to see if we can beat it.more

Then there were two...

Tuesday December 9th: Greenhouse Tavern Women's Grand Finals
6.30 pm Court 1 Hoops I Did It v/s Focus Magazine
6.30 pm Court 4 Cooee v/s Hoop There It Is
6.30 pm Court 5 Inspirations v/s Allstarsmore

Whoops there goes another $22,000 of your money

Only last week the basketball association paid on your behalf, just short of $13,000 to Sportz Central for October court hire, almost $6,000 to Basketball NSW in registration payments, and more than $3,000 to our referees.more

2015 Rep Uniform Shop - Starting Tues 9th December

With the 2015 CHBA Representative teams having been announced, CHBA are holding their uniform shop next week to enable all players to get their uniforms ordered. Being held on Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th December, families are invited come in and try on their uniforms and place an order. Staff will be here from 4.15pm to 5.45pm each day. Click more to download the order form.more

Four Schools share bragging rights in Primary School Grand Finals

The school 'bragging rights' for supremacy in Primary School basketball have been split between Bishop Druitt College, St Augustines, Mary Help of Christians and St Francis Xavier, when CHBA held its Primary School Competition Grand Finals on Saturday.more

John Paul College dominates High School Grand Finals

John Paul College may not field the number of teams that they once did in CHBA High School competitions but with winners trophies in four out of the six Grand Finals last Friday, it's clear that the basketball traditions run deep and strong.more

Because there is obvious confusion...

Please refer to the attached 'pdf' - a summary document sent to all associations regarding the entry of "composite teams" in the Country Premier League and the participation of association players in "composite teams".more

Suns name Division 2 coaches for season 2015

The Coffs Harbour Suns have released the names of the coaches who will lead their division 2 junior teams in season 2015.more

Suns seek partners for a successful 2015 Rep Season

CHBA's Junior Rep. Committee have approved and released their sponsorship proposal for the 2015 season.more

High School and Primary School Recognition awards w/e 22nd Nov

Term 4 has seen a record number of recognition award slips returned to the court supervisor. Press the more button to find the full list of last week's winnersmore

High School and Primary School Recognition awards w/e 15th Nov

Term 4 has seen a record number of recognition award slips returned to the court supervisor. Press the more button to find the full list of last week's winners.more
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Heads Up for Men's & Women's teams on Semis & Finals

Teams playing in CHBA senior competitions on Tuesday and Wednesday night are advised to consult the attached documents so that they can plan their other commitments around the scheduling of semis and finals which get under way next week (December 2 & 3).more

Schedules for Primary School Semis and Finals Released

Primary School teams will play their semis and finals this Saturday November 29th and following the conclusion of the last round of games last week the match-ups have been finalised. Click on the attached file below or the picture to the left to find out when you'll play your semi and then if you win, when the final is scheduled.more

Schedule for Friday Night High School Semis and Finals

You can always go to our draws and results page to find out when your semi-finals will be played but here attached is the schedule for games this Friday which will see the end of the 2014 Winter season for High School teams.more

FunBallers finish the season with a smile on their face

Almost 80 FunBallers attended a presentation at Sportz Central last weekend to mark the end of an enjoyable and successful seasson. CHBA had tow special guest presenters on hand to assist with the presentation of medals and certificates.more

Can you help? UPDATED

Our High School and Primary School teams round out their season with their semi finals and then finals, this Friday (High School) and we need help taking some photos for our website.
Can you help?more

What can happen when you don't play by the rules...

Three players sitting out a combined 45 weeks from basketball because they have not participated within the spirit and intent of the rules.
Don't let this happen to you.more

Record breaking run of website visits continues

Thanks to the many members and visitors who are regularly visiting our site to find out what's happening in and around Coffs Basketball. Halfway through the month of November our visitor numbers are breaking records.more

Geez Louise - cut us some slack

A word famous quote from John Lydgate goes: "You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.more

Computerised scoresheet success in A grade women UPDATED

UPDATED: The A grade women's competition has been using Stadium Scoring for three weeks now, and the stats speak for themselves. The traditional paper scoresheets have been replaced with touchscreens which upload scores and fouls automatically to the website.more

Young Sun to enjoy overseas basketball experience

Suns U16 Rep. Emily Crampton will next week be travelling the USA soaking up a basketball experience she has always dreamed about.more

CHBA Officials to attend Northern League Meeting

CHBA Board members Naomi Markham and Leisa Mihai together with Carlee Hardaker will travel up the road to Grafton on Sunday for the annual Northern League meeting on Junior League matters.more

Hoop It Up 3-on-3 Carnival gets a big thumbs up

42 teams, 174 games, prizemoney for winners and runners-up and all referees supplied. What's not to love about Coffs Harbour's first Hoop It Up 3-on-3 Carnival?
Photos with acknowledgement to Carlee Hardakermore

Association involved in cash back to customers

CHBA is a not-for-profit organisation and aims to set its fees and charges to cover all of its operating costs and generate a small surplus to prevent insolvency. Recently, on three occasions the association has been able to refund its customers when program budgets have been exceededmore

Jury still out on Coffs State League teams for 2015

The clock is ticking on the Sun's 2015 State League program. The outcome of meetings held in Sydney last weekend to decide the dates and format for the BNSW State league competitions for 2015 have not yet been announced and the jury is still considering its verdict of the participation of CHBA teams.more

Association again thanks Refs

CHBA would again like to record its thanks to the following officials who helped make the first Hoop It Up 3-on-3 Carnival a successful event.more

2015 Junior Representative teams announced

After long deliberations, the 2015 Junior Representative teams have been selected. CHBA have selected 14 junior teams for the 2015 season.
Click more to see the 2015 team lists.more

Where's a referee when you need one!

(a little bit of humour to stop us all getting too serious).
One game last Friday night had, two on-court referees, three sideline referees and a referee's supervisor - could that be a bit of overkill?more

If you're thinking of Amart Sports shopping...

Amart Sports are having a 20% sale this Saturday so if you're thinking of going shopping, don't forget to mention that you're a Coffs Harbour basketballer - they rebate us on all of the sales to CHBA members but you have to mention your membership to take advantage.more

Praise for CHBA Referees.

Sometimes you can be too close to the situation to be able to see the forest for the trees. Recent complaints by some players and coaches might just be a case of this after some positive feedback today from an outside source.more

Maybe you've got the video sporting moment

Fox Sports Pulse, the company behind our website and our competition management software, and the one responsible for the development of the smart phone app, is trying to find the most memorable video sporting moment.more

Sunny days in Port Macquarie over the weekend.

Suns junior representative teams travelled to Port Macquarie last weekend for a social carnival and the sun was shining all weekend.more

Past and Present meet at Sportz Central...

The past met the present recently at Sportz Central when one of the 'founding fathers' of what went on to become Coffs Harbour Basketball Association was back in town for a school re-union.more

Association officials pleased with interest in 2015 Rep. program

UPDATED: With almost 120 players turning up to trial for 2015 Suns Junior teams, the Rep. Committee and the CHBA Coaches Committee think they are heading in the right direction.more

Where does the money go?

I'm sure you have wondered from time to time where the money goes, which you pay to CHBA for your games and other programs you take part in.more

Are you behaving appropriately?

Since the start of our winter competitions, CHBA have created and circulated a small A5 document summarising our expected Codes of Behaviour.
It seems some people in some of our competitions need reminding.more

Saturday Referees and their parents

General Manager Steve Smith would like our Saturday referees and their parents to read the story on our Referee's page; "Some Saturday referees can do better".
Please go to the Referee's tab on the top menu if you are one of these.

Got some ideas on how we can improve our competitions?

This is a chance for you to have your say on what competitions we run and how we conduct them. Press the "more" button to learn how.more

Can Coffs Harbour add to its State League Titles?

Four State League Banners hang in Sportz Central, testament to the past success of our men and women in this competition.

The time has come to assess if the Association has the interest, playing, coaching and organisational strength to compete in the 2015 competitions.more

Wildcats leaders preparing for full time siren.

Jenelle Smith, Janine Griffiths and Mandy Swansborough are preparing the Wildcats Basketball Club for their personal fulltime siren.

After three years as the active 'behind the scenes' organisers of the club, they are getting ready to hand over the reigns to the next group of interested parents who will lead the club into the future.more

2015 Junior Representative Trials THIS WEEKEND

CHBA will hold ALL their 2015 Junior representative team trials this weekend.

Players wishing to trial for all 2015 CHBA teams from U12's to U18's are invited to trial at Sportz Central Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October.

Click "more" for additional information.more

Who is Coffs Harbour Basketball?

Quite simply, if you are a registered player, coach, referee or administrator of CHBA then YOU are CHBA.

The Association is lead by a Board of Management elected by the members for a two year term on a rotating basis. The constitution of CHBA allows the Board, once elected, to appoint up to two other directors.more

Basketball Association names Division 1 Junior Coaches

The Representative and Coaches' Committees with the endorsement of the CHBA Board are pleased to make the first announcement about 2015 Suns Junior Coaches. For more information click on "moremore

Shooting Coach has successful stop over in Coffs... UPDATED

Brad Davidson, Basketball Australia's National Shooting Coach had a very successful stop over in Coffs yesterday and is keen to return. Press the "more" button to read on. UPDATEDmore

Coaches and Players, It's not too late to join...

CHBA's Spring Development Program targeting potential 2015 Junior Suns got underway this week. Players and Coaches are being given a chance to tune up their knowledge and skills under the guidance of some our best and most experienced coaches. If you missed last week, it's not too late to join in.more

BNSW Coach Accreditation Course

Mark Watkins, the BNSW National Intensive Training Program (NITP) Head Coach will be conducting a NCAS (National Coaching Accreditation Scheme) course to accredit coaches as "Club Coach" next Sunday At Bankstown Basketball Stadium.more

Is Coffs Harbour basketball central?

You could be excused for thinking Coffs Harbour is basketball central following some high profile visitors to our local prorgams.more

Basketballers get their bounce back...

CHBA's competitions and trainings got back into full swing last week after the school holiday break and now all basketballers old and young, male and female are combining a bounce with their step!more

Want to make your players better shooters?

Hey Coach, don't miss the chance to see Australia's # 1 Shooting Coach put our junior Suns through their paces and afterwards meet with you to explain what he's trying to achieve.more

CHBA Referees - a process of continuous improvement

Coffs Harbour Basketball has arguably one of the best referee recruitment and development programs outside Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, and it's a program based on continuous improvement.more

2015 Country Junior Tour Teams announced

The selections lists for the 2015 NSW Country Junior tour teams have been announced.
CHBA would like to congratulate the 12 CHBA junior players who have been selected to take part in either the Australian Country Junior Basketball cup (ACJBC) in Albury from 10th to 17th January or in the 2015 Country Development tournament in Port Macquarie from 18th to 23rd January
Click more to see the listmore

Spring Development Program ...

Reminder CHBA Spring Development Program (SDP) kicks off first week back from holidays for aspiring U/12, U/14 and U16 & U/18 Suns for the 2015 season or those looking to develop there skills. Cost is only $30 for the six week program.
The SDP is targeted at both boys and girls.
Read on to learn how to become part.more

Compulsory Referee Training for Saturday referees

Saturday 11th October will be a compulsory training day for ALL Saturday beginner referees.
Referees will be required to be at the stadium from 8.30am to 2pm and will be required to be in full refereeing uniform. The day will consist of training both on and off the court.
If you are not able to attend, please contact Sandra Mottram asap.more

High School and Primary School Recognition awards we 21/9/14

Snow, Jourdant, Redmile, Temesi, Sparks...
These are just some of the award winners last week from our High School and Primary School competition. Press the more button to find the full list of last week's winners.more

We appreciate your help and we hope the players do too...

A big call out to Leonie Crampton, Katrina McGinniskin and Kerri Hoy who have helped us out over the last few days sorting a batch of new registration cards.more

Website traffic...

Our attempts to improve communication with our members via our website and facebook are starting to pay off, but we think there is more progress to be made.
Can you help us?more

Bad News, Good News...

It's bad news that we need to report to you that some of our players have been suspended for on-court and off-court incidents.
The good news is that we are working vigorously to ensure basketball is a safe and friendly sport for you and your children.more

Applications invited for 2015 Junior Representative Coaches

Coaches wishing to be part of the 2015 Suns Junior representative program should click the "more' button to find out details and timelines for the appointment of coaches across some 20 junior representative teams.more

NBL Superstar CJ Bruton to visit Coffs Harbour

CJ Bruton, a former marquee player in the NBL and captain of the Australian Boomers, a player with extensive international playing experience including 2 Olympic Games will be in Coffs Harbour briefly tomorrow to meet the CHBA Suns taking part in the Spring High Intensity Program.more

Help us to help you and in the process give yourself a reward

Two local businesses are keen to get to know Coffs Harbour Basketball players, coaches, referees and supporters better and are prepared to give you a special deal to support them.more

Tell us what's on your mind?

CHBA would like to hear from you if you have comments or suggestions about our programs.

You have always been able to contact us at the office in person, by phone or by email, but we have recently opened another communication channel with the installation of a suggestions box at the stadium.more

Coaches pleased with tip-off of Spring Program

Head coaches Connie Woods and Ashley Markham and members of the representative committee were delighted with the roll-up for the first week of the CHBA Spring High Intensity Program (HIP).
More than 50 players in the U16 and U18 categories were present for the first week of the program with several apologies also tendered.more

Just to be clear...

Hardly a day goes by at Sportz Central without the CHBA staff or members of our Board needing to clarify who owns and runs the stadium.more

Note to coaches in our High School and Primary School Competitions

Hi Coach, can we help you improve your coaching knowledge so that you can help us make our players better?
Could you help us distribute some information to your players?more

Primary School Competition Newsletter

A flurry of police activity at basketball yesterday morning prevented us from distributing the attached newsletter to all coaches and parents. We provide it here as a download for your information.more

Loser would-be robber leaves without even a dribble...

The Board and Staff of Coffs Harbour Basketball would like to apologise to our Saturday morning players, coaches, referees and supporters who were inconvenienced this week by a would-be robber who broke into our administration office but left with not even a dribble.more

Recent postings elsewhere on the website

READ ALL ABOUT IT! Read all about it!!
The Administration office has recently posted some documents of interest to some of our members under separate 'tabs" on our website...more

Our Zebras occasionally receive a pat on the back!

Go to our refs page for some good news about the CHBA referees!
Enjoy Your Game!more

Will you be a CHBA "Sun" in 2015?

An important note for anyone thinking about being a 2015 Coffs Harbour Basketball "Sun" can be found under the "Suns Rep" tab above.
Go there now to find out more about our 2014 Spring Program tipping-off next Tuesday.more

Seeking players and teams for Tuesday night women's comp.

We're on the lookout for extra players and teams to join our Tuesday night women's comp. If you used to play or would like to start playing, we would love to hear from you NOW!.
Carlee will shortly be re-drawing the schedule so if you're interested get in contact with the office on (Ph) 6651 1452.more

It never rains at the Coffs Harbour Indoor Stadium...

The last week of August just passed was unusually wet. More than 130 millimetres feel in one week, which is getting close to double the normal monthly rainfall for August.more

State League Champions for the third time and much much more...

Our photo shows the Greenhouse Tavern State League Suns Women with their 2014 Title Flag immediately after the game in Maitland and mounting it alongside their 2011 and 2013 flags in Sportz Central.more

Men's comp changes

There has been some movement amongst the men's competition divisions today, so please check the draw under the "Draws and Results" tab to make sure of your game times from 1st September onwards.more

CHANGES to 2015 Country Tour and trial information

An update regarding the 2015 Country Tour and trials has come out today.
Please click the more button to download the latest information.more

State League Women face "D" time this weekend...

The Greenhouse Tavern State League Suns Women are DETERMINED that they will 'give it their all' this weekend to bring a third State League Banner back to Coffs from the finals weekend. The Coach and the team know it will be their DEFENCE will lay the platform for success.more

Andrew Heather appointed as Stadium Manager for Sportz Central

Basketball NSW has today, announced the appointment of Andrew Heather as Centre Manager - Coffs Sportz Central.
Andrew will commence his role on Thursday 28 August 2014.more

A single Zebra does not make a herd...

We try to make sure there are two Zebras on every game. Most of the time we succeed. Sometimes we don't. Press the "more" button to read further about this problem.more

Women to 'Blitz' the courts for the next 2 weeks

Coffs Harbour Basketball is keen to see more teams playing in our Tuesday Night Women's competition and to give us some time to recruit more teams and at the same time, add a 'bit of spice' for the existing teams, we will be conducing a "basketball blitz" over the next 2 weeks.more

Women's draw for Tuesday 26th August

Click on the more tab for a 'pdf' version of the Tuesday Night Women's draw for August 26th. Enjoy your game!more

Suns recognise high achievers...

The Coffs Harbour Suns held their 2014 Presentation Night last weekend to mark the end of the Junior Representative Season. Team and Association award winners were announced during a fun filled night. Click the "more" button for a list of the major award winners or go the Suns Rep page for a full list of winners.more

Friday High School and Saturday Primary School Draws

The Friday night High School and Saturday Primary School competitions can now be found by clicking on the "Draws and Results" Tab on the top menu.
Select your competition from the buttons on display and then select your grade from the drop down menu above the games. For your convenience the BYE team is also displayed.more

Local Junior Basketballer 'lives her dream

Local Basketballer Jessi Reeves will have a chance to live her dream in a few days time, when she sets foot in Hawaii to start a basketball scholarship at the Hawaii Pacific University.more

Media sharpens focus on Suns State League Women

Local media are starting to recognise the incredible achievements of the Greenhouse Tavern State League Suns.more

Could these young players be our future stars?

Now in its fifth year the Coffs Suns "Future Stars" program has identified its 2014 squad.more

Greenhouse Tavern Suns State league Women continue on their winning way...

You don't get any better than 11 wins from 11 starts - that's exactly what our Greenhouse Tavern State League women can boast so far this season.more

Coffs Harbour Hoey Moey U12 Men's

Coffs Harbour Hoey Moey U12 Men’s

Last weekend saw the Under 12 men team travel to Newcastle and Maitland for the NSW State Championships. The team met their first metro opponents (North Bears) on Friday evening.more

Pink and Blue ball will be combined this week

This Saturday 8th August, the CHBA Pink and Blue ball programs will be run together at 12pm at Sportz Central.
Contact the office if you would like to get involved
Go to the development tab to download the registration form to bring with you.more

Vale Kerrie Badewitz

Port Macquarie stalwart, life member and dedicated volunteer passes away last weekend.more

A gutsy performance from Suns 14 Men’s final round at State Championships.

Coffs Harbour 14 Men went into their last weekend of representative basketball with many injured players and dug deep to finish their season with pride says coach Connie Woods.more

Suns Women looking good heading towards the Finals...

(L to R) Laura Bamford and Ashleigh Buis - 4th and 2nd best shooters respectively in the NSW Basketball State League so far this season.more

Suns U-16 Girls round out their season at NSW State Championships last weekend.

The Coffs Harbour Suns U16 Girls were one of only two genuine country teams in the final 8 of the NSW State Basketball Championships in Terrigal last weekend.more

Suns women advance their finals hopes with strong win over Newcastle...

The Greenhouse Tavern Coffs Harbour Suns remain unbeaten after 10 games on the State Basketball League following a 70 to 53 win at Sportz Central today.more

U14 Girls feature in Daily Examiner Photos

Follow the link below to the Grafton Daily Examiner website if you are interested in seeing some photos from last weekend's final of the NJL.more

Season ends in second place for U16 NJL Men

Contributed by coach Steve Markham.
(our photo shows the U16 Suns men during the NJL Finals weekend).
The Coffs Suns U16 Boys headed to the finals in Grafton after finishing third in the competition proper.more

Last chance to see both our State League teams on their home court.

Sportz Central will play host on Sunday to a double header State League program with both the SL Men and SL Women taking on the strong Newcastle Association.
The men take to the court first at 10.00 am with the women featuring at 12.00 noon.more

Former Coffs Harbour Wheely grabs another Gold

Former Coffs Harbour Wheelchair Basketballer Bill Latham has recently added to his medal tally as a prominent member of the Australian Wheelchair Men's Basketball team the "Rollers".
(our photo shows the article on Bill Latham from the Coffs Coast Advocate)more

Congratulations Jack Stephens

Over the weekend in Grafton at the Northern League Division 1 finals, Jack Stephens was named as the 2014 Northern League Referee of the Year.
(Our photo shows Jack Stephens being congratulated by new CHBA General Manager Steve Smith).more

Successful Start to new High School and Primary School Seasons,

CHBA's Winter High School and Primary School competitions had a big and successful first week last Friday and Saturday at Sportz Central.
Close to 500 boys and girls had great fun thanks to a "Blitz" formula, which saw them playing several shortened games instead of their normal one competition match.more

Grading game draws for Tues 29th and Wed 30th July

The draw for the Men's and Women's social comps on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th July are now available. Click the more button to download this week's drawmore

Coffs SUNS U16 Women NJL Grand Finalists

Congratulations to the COFFS SUNS Under 16 Girls who took the fight to the end, finally conceding to the Tamworth Bolts.
An amazing result for the team who will always remember the fun and camaraderie they shared during this season!! Go Sunsmore

Primary and high school competitions make a great start

CHBA's Primary and High School competitions got underway last Friday and Saturday and the new round robin format was well received by all teams. Lots of games, lots of referees and lots of fun was a feature of the day, and thanks to the band of keen CHBA volunteers, players were able to pay their season fees efficiently.more

Future Stars - second opportunity to join this week

The first trials for the 2014 Future Stars program were conducted last week, but it's not too late to join. The Future Stars program is about identifying those players aged 9 and 10 this year, who display the potential to participate in the Suns U/12 Reps in 2015. Players must be born on or after January 1st 2004 and have not been part of the 2014 CHBA representative program.more

CHBA appoints General Manager

CHBA President Justin Baldwin has announced that the Association has secured the services of Steve Smith as their General Manager, effective immediately. Smith's appointment follows a public advertising campaign and an interview by a sub-committee appointed by the Board.more

Are you a CHBA Future Star??

Coffs Harbour Basketball are holding open trials for the 2014 Future Stars program. Trials will be open to all CHBA registered players who were born in 2004 and 2005, with the exception of players who were members of the 2014 U12 CPL or NL teams.
The trials will be held on Wednesday 23rd July and Wednesday 30th July.
Click the more button to learn more about the programmore

Basketball Australia Junior Female Player of the Year 2013

Congratulations to Kristy Wallace who has won the Basketball Australia Junior Female Player of the Year 2013 in Melbourne this weekend. A wonderful send off for Kristy, a former Coffs Harbour Suns player, who heads stateside in August to take up her point guard scholarship with Baylor University.more

Sun's Men in Sensational Form

The Suns men inflicted serious pain on the Tamworth Thunderbolts last Saturday, defeating the Thunderbolts 78-73. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,the Suns strength and determination were tested by the Tamworth team who are currently 2nd on the ladder, while the Suns are in 4th.more

Sun's Women make it 9 wins from 9 games in State league

The Sun’s women continued their total dominance of the State league,with a 78-33 win over a struggling Tamworth Thunderbolts. Travelling with just 5 players, the Tamworth girls were never in the game and the outcome was never under question. All Suns players contributed to the scoring, but import Ashley Buis topscored with 29 and Jessi Reeves put in 21.more
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Grading game draws for Tues 15th & Wed 16th July

Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th see the first round of grading games for the Greenhouse Tavern Women's and Men's 2014 Winter Competitions.

Click the more button to download the drawmore

New Season Competitions Starting!

New Season Competitions Starting - Come along and sign up!

Senior Competition Starts - 15th and 16th July
Junior Competition Starts - 25th and 26th July

Contact CHBA at or
02 66511452 for further information.more

U14 Boys in NJL Finals!!!

The U14 Boys Division 2 NJL side are playing the finals in Grafton this weekend. Good luck Boys. Go Suns!!!!!more

NJL Round 4 in Coffs Harbour

Some photos from an action packed weekend of basketball here in Coffs Harbour.more

Friday Night 9/10 Finals

Congratulations to all winners and runner up teams!!more

Primary Summer Girls Finals Photos


Primary Summer Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to all the Grand Final Winners and Runner Up Teams from the Primary Girls Competition.
3/4 Girls Division 1 - MHOC Shooting Stars defeated St Augustine's Topshots
3/4 Girls Division 2 - St Augustine's Bluebirds defeated Korora Storm
5/6 Girls Division 1 - BDC Blitzers defeated St Augustine's Warriors
5/6 Girls Division 2 - St Augustine's Fireballs defeated CCS Angelsmore

Primary Summer Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to 5/6 Boys Division 2 Grand Final Winners MHOC Thunderbolts and to the Runners Up Sandy Beach Superstars.more

Primary Summer Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to the 5/6 Boys Division 1 Grand Final Winners St Augustine's Dragons and to the Runners Up Wildcats Tomcats.more

Primary Summer Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to the 3/4 Boys Grand Final Winners MHOC Bullsharks and to the Runners Up St Augustine's Wild Shooters.more

CHBA Greenhouse Tavern Women's State League Team Win

CHBA Greenhouse Tavern Women's State League team win against Newcastle 63-54. Congratulations!more

Primary Competition Summer Season Most Valued Players

Congratulations to all the MVP’s from the Primary Finals.
Brianna Malouf – BCD Blitzers
Centaine O’Carroll – St Augustines Top Shots
Marni Cowan – Korora Storm
Hamish Anderson – MHOC Bullsharks
Jesse McNab – Sandy Beach Superheroes
Liam Berg – St Augustines Dragonsmore

BNSW U12 Skills day! Don't miss out

On Sunday 20th July BNSW will be hosting an U12 Skills day here at Sportz Central.
Click more to download the registration formsmore

State League Double Header! Sat 21st June

This Saturday 21st June, the Greenhouse Tavern State League Men and Women will hit the courts at Sportz Central to take on the Newcastle Hunters. Women tip off at 5pm in a top of the table clash, whilst the Men take the court straight after at 7pm.
Come along and support the GHT Suns. Entry is a gold coin.
GO SUNS!more

Looking for something to do during the school holidays???

CHBA will be holding several different camps during the school holidays for all primary school aged children.
If you are interested, click more to download the flyers and registration forms.
Any questions can be directed to

CHBA tenders for Sportz Central management rights

The Directors of CHBA have submitted a tender for the management rights for Sportz Central following the announcement that existing managers Sports Rite would not be renewing their contract. With access to Sportz Central a vital part of the operations of CHBA, the Directors believe securing the management rights will be a beneficial situation for both CHBA and Sportz Central.more

Nominations now open for 2014 Winter Competitions

With the current season winding down towards the finals, CHBA are opening up nominations for the 2014 Winter Competitions in all divisions.
Nominations for the Primary and High School competitions close on Saturday 21st June, whilst the senior competitions close on Friday 4th July. Comps start the week of Tuesday 15th July.
Don't miss out on getting your team involved.more

NSW Country Squad Selection

Congratulations to Mitch Mihai who has been selected for the U16 Country Squad after an intense and rigorous selection process. Well done Mitch!more
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