Brown is recognised as one of the world’s best coaches in women’s basketball, having coached 22 Australian Olympians including former AIS athletes and WNBA All-Stars Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor.
Phil has the honour of being a two-time Australian Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) coach of the year. Brown, led the AIS Women’s Basketball team to victory in the 1999 WNBL competition and was awarded WNBL life membership in 2003.
After 15 years at the helm of the AIS Women’s Basketball program, Brown served as a 1st Assistant Coach at the University of Oregon Women’s Basketball team from 2005-2009.
With four years of coaching experience in the United States, he returned to the AIS with a wealth of experience and innovation to build on the already strong achievements of the AIS Women’s Basketball program. Career Highlights
2009 – Current Head Coach, Australian Institute of Sport Women's Program
2010-2012 Assistant Coach, National Women’s Team, London Olympics
2011 Head Coach, Australian Women's University Team, Bronze Medal
2005-2009 1st Assistant Coach, University of Oregon
2003-2005 Head Coach National Junior Women's Team (Gems)
2003 WNBL life membership
2001-2002 Assistant Coach, National Senior Women's Team (Opals)
1999 WNBL Championship
1999-2000 Scouting Coach National Senior Women's Team (Opals)
1998-1999 WNBL Coach of the Year
1991-2005 Head Coach Australian Institute of Sport Women's Program
1990-2002 Assistant Coach, National Junior Women's Program (Gems)
1986-1990 Assistant Coach, Australian Institute of Sport Women
1986-1987 Assistant Coach NBL Canberra Cannons
1983-1989 ACT State Junior Coach
1981-1983 Player, NBL Canberra Cannons
Kristy was the Assistant Coach at Utah State University from 2005-2008. In 2007 she was promoted to Associate Head Coach. Prior to her stint at Utah State, Kristy was an Assistant Coach at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) from 2002-2005. Kristy also played at Cal Poly from 1998-2002 where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
Kristy played with the Bulleen Boomers in 1996-1997 and was a former AIS scholarship holder from 1994-1995.
Coaching Career Highlights:
2009 AIS Assistant Coach
2007-2008 Utah State University Associate Head Coach
2005-2007 Utah State Assistant Coach
2002-2005 California Polytechnic State University Assistant Coach
Playing Career Highlights:
1998-2002 California Polytechnic State University scholarship holder
1996-1997 Bulleen Boomers
1994-1995 AIS scholarship holder
• 2002 – 2003 U’16 Girls South Adelaide Head Coach
• 2006 – 2007 (SEABL)Southern Districts Women’s Assistant Coach
• 2007 – 2008 U’16 Boys Head Coach (BQJBC) – Southern Districts
• 2007 – 2011 Basketball Queensland’s Head Coach
Player & Coach Development Coordinator Blue Chip
• 2008 – 2009 U’16 Boys Head Coach Southern Districts
• 2008 – 2011 Network Coach NITCP program
• 2009 - 2010 U’16 Boys Head Coach Southern Districts – BQJBC
• 2010 U’15 South Queensland Boys Head Coach Blue Chip Dev
• 2010 U’16 South Queensland State team - Asst Coach -
• 2010 -11 U’15 North Queensland Girls Head Coach Blue Chip Dev
• 2011 U’18 South Queensland Girls State teamTeam Asst Coach
• 2012 U’18 South Queensland Girls State team – Asst Coach
• 2012 Current Women’s Basketball AIS Scholarship Coach
Player Career Highlights
• 1994 – 1996 – Carl Sandburg Junior College
• 1996 – 1998 – Arkansas State University
• 2000 – 2003 – South Adelaide (ABA)
• 2004 – 2006 - Southern Districts (QBL)
Paul was a volunteer apprentice coach with the Townsville Crocodiles NBL program in 1999 before taking up the position of Scholarship Coach of the AIS Men’s Basketball program in 2000.
Paul returned to Townsville to coach the Townsville Heat ABA Men’s team in 2001 and then went on to become Head Coach of the Queensland North National Intensive Training Centre Program.
After 8 years at the AIS Goriss has gained extensive national and international coaching experience as both a head coach and assistant coach and has a proven capability of an holistic approach to athlete development.
2003-Current Senior Coach, Australian Institute of Sport, Men’s Program
2010-Current 1st Assistant, Australian U19 Men’s Team
2009 Head Coach, Australian U17 Men, Youth Olympic Festival, Gold Medal
2009 Head Coach, Australian U18 Men, FIBA Oceania Tournament, Gold Medal
2008 Head Coach, Australian U17 Men, FIBA Oceania Tournament, Gold Medal
2006-2009 Head Coach, ACT U20 Men
2006-2010 Head Coach, Men, Australian Development Camp
2007 Basketball Australia, Male , Junior Coach of the Year
2001-2003 Head Coach, Queensland North NITP & QAS
2002-2003 Head Coach, Queensland North U18 Men
2001 Head Coach, QABL, Townsville Heat ABA Men
2000 Scholarship Coach, Australian Institute of Sport, Men’s Program
1997-1999 Head Coach, Townsville Championship Division, Women
1996-1999 Head Coach, Queensland North U16 Men
1995-1999 Head Coach, Townsville Heat U18 Men, State Championships
Stacker, who was Basketball Victoria State Director of Coaching for 12 years, has spent the past three seasons as assistant coach at the Melbourne Tigers.
Previously he was head coach of NBL franchises the Townsville Crocodiles and the Geelong Supercats.
Stacker was also head coach of the triumphant Australian under-23 team that won gold at the 1997 World Championships in Melbourne.
He is delighted to be given the opportunity to work at arguably the best sporting institution in the world.
‘The AIS is regarded throughout the world as being at the forefront of elite athlete development and the Institute’s basketball program is testament to that reputation,’ Stacker said.
‘I’m looking forward to helping build Australia’s future in the basketball arena through the development of talented junior players.’
Ian Stacker is one of Australia’s outstanding coaches who will help build on the strength of a world class basketball program. With his intimate knowledge of Australia’s elite basketball pathways he is well placed to guide Australia’s talented young athletes in their quest for excellence
2010 Head Coach AIS Men’s Basketball
2008-2010 Assistant Coach Melbourne Tigers NBL
1998-2006 Head Coach Townsville Crocodiles NBL
1998 Assistant Coach North Melbourne Giants NBL
1997 Assistant Coach South East Melbourne Magic NBL
1996 Head Coach Geelong Supercats NBL
1988-1995 Assistant Coach South East Melbourne Magic NBL
NBL Champions 1992
2001 Head Coach National Young Men’s team
Saitama, Japan 8th place
1997 Head Coach National Young Men’s team
Melbourne, Australia Gold Medal
2001 NBL Coach of the Year
2003 NBL Coach of the Year
1984-1996 Basketball Victoria State Director of Coaching
1984-1988 Victorian Under 18 Boys State Coach
1989 Victorian Under 20 Boys State Coach
1984-1987 NBL Player – Nunawading Spectres
Studying ‘Sport Coaching and Administration’ at Deakin University in 1999, Matt has held a number of roles working with top level Juniors and Seniors, including 12 years as a Network Coach for Basketball Australia’s NITC program, State Team appointments with Victoria Metro and Queensland North, and a stint as Head Coach of the Rockhampton Cyclones in the Queensland ABA competition.
After attending a number of Camps held at the AIS over the years, Matt is extremely excited to now be taking on a more full time role working with the best coaches and athletes Australia has to offer.
2011 – Current Scholarship Coach, Australian Institute of Sport, Men’s Program
2010 Head Coach, Queensland North U16 Women
2007-2010 Head Coach, QABL, Rockhampton Cyclones, Women
2007-2010 Network Coach, Rockhampton NITP
2006 Head Coach, Dandenong Junior Men, Classic Runner Up
2004 Head Coach, Dandenong U12 Boys State Champions
2003-2006 Assistant Coach, Victoria U16 Boys
2003 Development Coach, Australian Junior Camp
2000-2006 Network Coach, Kilsyth NITP