About Us

The Bendigo Junior Braves is the representative program of the Bendigo Basketball Association. Season 2017/18 will see the Bendigo Junior Braves consist of the following sides:

Girls:
Under 12 – 4 teams

Under 14- 4 teams

Under 16- 3 teams

Under 18- 2 teams

Boys: 

Under 12- 4 teams

Under 14- 4 teams

Under 16- 3 teams

Under 18- 2 teams

These teams will be referred to as Bendigo Bank Junior Braves 1, 2,3,4 in place of the current A, B and DS sides.

Throughout its history the Junior Braves Program has assisted the development of players to National and International level. Players such as Kristi Harrower, Matt Dellavedova and Kevin Probert to name just a few have worn the green and gold or played professionally overseas. 


Objectives of the Junior Braves:

1. To provide all players with the opportunity to represent Bendigo at the highest level.
2. To continue to maintain our commitment towards becoming the strongest and most fundamentally sound representative squad program in Australia.
3. To provide all players with the opportunity to develop their skills in a safe, friendly, productive and enjoyable learning environment.
4. To develop a solid foundation of individual skills for the future development of basketball in the region.
5. To provide all players with a high standard of coaching and instruction.
6. To provide all players with high quality and well-structured training sessions.
7. To provide all Coaches with guidance and opportunities to improve their skills.