SMC Basketball

Basketball Academy

The College’s Basketball Academy is managed by 2 time Olympian, 4 time NBL Champion and former NBL Coach, John Dorge and has been in operation for nearly ten years. Students have the opportunity to play against some of the finest and most respected Basketball Academies in Melbourne such as Rowville Secondary and Maribyrnong Secondary College. The program participates in SACCSS Senior Sport, Premier League, Victorian College Championships and the Elite Championship Cup conducted by Basketball Victoria.

John Dorge

“The strength of each basketball team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team” – Phil Jackson

“The Basketball Academy offers this program to all students. For athlete’s, passion is what drives them, they just love the game. Being a part of a team builds lifetime friendships and motivate athletes to set small goals every time they come together”.

Mr John Dorge – Director of Basketball

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Academy teams also have the opportunity to travel overseas to the United States of America. These international excursions provide a valuable experience to educate, develop teamwork and camaraderie, while taking advantage of other perspectives on coaching and tactics.