Program Overview

The Gold Coast Academy of Sport offered Basketball programs in 2022 and 2023 for developing athletes to gain further individual skill development and knowledge on how to improve performance.

During the off season in 2024 a program will be presented for players to engage in high-performance habits that resonate in all areas of sport by immersing athletes in a rich blend of sports science, personal development, and educational topics. The program supports players to master the mental game, understand the science behind peak performance, and hone in on life skills that translate into athletic excellence. 

The value-added educational sessions offered in our Academy programs assist athletes in their chances of future development and representation in regional and state teams.

More details will be announced shortly. 


Selection Process

Applications for the GCAS Basketball Program can be found under the program information tab with applications closing a month prior to program/clinic commencement date.

For further information please contact the GCAS office.


The 2023 program is open to female Basketball players in U14 and U15 (Born 2009-2010) who are registered with a Basketball QLD affiliated association.

Athletes must be permanent residents of the Gold Coast region and a current financial member of both their club association and Basketball QLD.

The Pathway

The Gold Coast Academy of Sports Basketball program sits between local representative basketball, and higher order representation such as Regional and QLD state team selection.

The Academy program exists to up-skill athletes and assist them in progressing to higher representation in the sport of Basketball through the delivery of value-added educational sessions.

Athlete benefit

  • Athletes will receive on-court training, skill development, education and personal development.
  • Access to further educational opportunities provided by GCAS