The AIS is transitioning out of directly delivering sport programs to empower sports to manage their entire high performance pathway, a priority action of Australia's Winning Edge.
For details on the high performance plans of individual sports please contact the relevant national sports organisation.
Basketball is one of the most exhilarating and popular sports in the world. It demands a unique combination of skill, strength, pace and endurance.
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Basketball program is one of the eight founding sports at the AIS. The AIS program has developed a strong tradition of striving for excellence in basketball and in life and has produced many star players including Andrew Bogut, Lauren Jackson, Patrick Mills and Penny Taylor.
About the program
The Basketball program has a tradition of excellence and professionalism that ranks it with the best at the AIS, and sees it recognised around the world as one of the best of its kind.
Coaches in the program are dedicated to the ideal of ensuring players' daily improvement in their basketball development, academic progress, employment, welfare and personal growth. There is a full-time support network of highly qualified sports medicine doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, a nursing sister, physiologists, biomechanists, psychologists, academic tutors and house parents to assist with players' specific needs.