MEET THE TEAM

Emily Attard

 Association Level Coach (Level 2)  of Specialist Hoops Basketball Melton.

Victorian Ivor Burge Womens Assistant Coach

Emily plays  for Coburg Giants (BigV) and Women's for Kyneton Tigers (CBL) 

Executive Director 

Zoe Attard

Zoe had an extensive basketball background behind her along with being a Community Club Coach. 

 Zoe has a strong passion for basketball and wants to make as much of a difference as possible in the basketball community.

Melton Senior Head Coach

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Michael Walsh

Coach Michael, has been with us since the very start! Michael is the bright bubbly glue to our program

Michael shares that Specialist Hoops is the highlight of his week, he loves working with both junior and senior teams, spreading laughs and joy to all!

Coach

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JOHN MCVIE

Coach John joined our team in 2020 excited to dive into a new section of basketball!

John has coached both domestic and squad basketball at Bacchus Marsh and has an extensive pool of knowledge that he brings to our team!

John also holds his Club Coaching (Level 1) Accreditation.

Bacchus Marsh Head Coach

&  Melton Senior Coach 

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Leivi Lane

Leivi Lane currently plays for Ballarart Rush Victorian Championship  Under 14 girls MUVJBL team.

Leivi wants to help make a difference in people’s life, by doing something they love and prove that if you follow your dreams and believe in yourself any thing could happen.

Melton Junior Coach

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Emma Portelli

Coach Emma joined our program in 2020 wanting to take on a new challenge and get involved within the community.

Emma is currently finishing her year 12 at CRC Melton.

Melton Junior Coach

&  Bacchus Marsh Coach

BENN TYSON

Within the Specialist Hoops program, Benn is a Referee as well as a coach.  

Benn referees also within the Melton Basketball domestic league and is a great leader in the community.

Melton Senior Coach

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ROB WILLS

Coach Rob joined our program through being a mentor for our participants in 2019.

 

2020 Rob came back to us wanting to share his knowledge of basketball and be a positive influence to the up and coming players!

Coach

MORGAN THOMAS

Coach Morgan is 32-years old and has recently joined the Specialised Hoops team in Bacchus Marsh.

Coach Morgan has been involved in sport his entire life and wanted to give back to what sport has given him.

He joined the Specialised Hoops Team as he has a keen interest in getting kids active and involved with sport, and what it can bring to a young person’s life.

Bacchus Marsh Coach

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DANIELLE ATTARD

Danielle has been involved in basketball for over 40 years and has a large amount of knowledge and experience across all fields .

Danielle is our go to for NDIS, uniforms and any administration questions.

Administration

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