Basketball - Christian Brothers College


Shooting hoops since 1976.

Connect and engage in a Basketball Program enriched with history and akin to success.

The CBC Basketball Program has a strong focus on skills development and strategic play, whilst cultivating a positive team culture. Students involved in the Program engage in rigorous training sessions at the College Gymnasium, under the guidance of specialised basketball coach, Jack Tavian and Head of Basketball, Michael De Pinto.

Basketball Program

Sports Association for Adelaide Schools (SAAS)

CBC Basketballers in Year’s 7–12 compete in the Sport Association for Adelaide Schools (SAAS) Basketball Competition. Held across Terms 2 and 3, CBC basketball students participate in various grades based on year level and ability.

Students who make our Open A Team will compete in the SAAS Open A Competition, as well as compete in our annual Intercollegiate game against Blackfriars Priory School.

Students in Year 3–6 compete in the MSBL Mini League at Wayville Stadium during Terms 1 and 4.

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Our current champions

CBC's Open A Basketball Team

Leehi C

"Basketball doesn't just build character, it reveals it"

Dexter C

"Fear no one"

Luis M

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take"

Jackson R

"Even when Luis misses, he's still shooting for greatness. It's not about the misses; it's about the determination to keep taking the shot"

Novak V

"Basketball is not just about scoring points; it's about teamwork, perseverance, and the love for the game"

Sid K

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team"

Finn H

"Basketball teaches us that success is a team effort, and the greatest victories are achieved when everyone works together"

Lucas F

"To be the best, you have to work the hardest"

Visit our community.

We warmly invite you to join us on our Principal's Tour, where our dedicated staff and Student Leaders will guide you in small groups. It's an excellent opportunity to witness our school in action and experience our vibrant community firsthand.