There are about 300 teams in the Hawthorn Basketball Association competitions, comprising some 2,400 registered players. Canterbury Cougars is the largest club in the HBA, with 61 teams and a reputation for being extremely well administered.
- Cougars has enough teams in each age division to fit your skill level
- Cougars objective with players is to:
- Teach them respect for team mates, the coach, refs and their opposition;
- Very importantly, build the player’s self esteem;
- Teach basketball skills, sportsmanship and to operate in a team environment;
- Have fun.
- Cougars are non-profit, being run by volunteers, thereby keeping your costs low.
- Cougars provide players with an opportunity to become a coach, which teaches organisation, leadership and strategic thinking. Junior coaches are also paid up to $200 per season and the coaching looks great on the resume.
Canterbury Cougars is a community basketball club, that offers players a game of basketball with a dedicated coach in a positive learning environment.