Tasmanians on the National and International Stage

Tasmanian Olympic and World Cup Basketballers

Adam Gibson

Olympics (2012)

Hollie Grima

Olympics (2008)

Carla Boyd

Olympics (1996, 2000)

Kathy Foster

Olympics (1984)

Ian Davies

Olympics (1980,1984)

Australian Representatives


There can be no greater honour to be selected to represent your country in your chosen sport, and behalf of all from your home State honour all of those who helped you along your journey and represent your country at a FIBA sanctioned event. Tasmania has had many players and officials wear the national colours with pride and distinction.


​George Russell – Chair of Basketball Australia

Marty Clarke – Australian 19 and Under Men’s Assistant Coach (gold medal) and head coach
Mark Radford – Australian 19 and Under Men’s Assistant Coach, World University Games

Tony Webb

Nita Burke – Opals, Ian Davies – Boomers, Mandy Buchanan – Gems, Marty Clarke – Emus, Kathy Foster – Opals, Anthony Stewart – Boomers Squad, Mark Nash –  Emus and  Squad, Carla Boyd –  Gems, Opals, Hollie Grima – Gems, Sapphires, Opals, Sam Harris – Emus, Matthew Knight – Emus, Lucas Walker – Boomers, Adam Gibson –  Emus, Boomers, Hugh Greenwood –  Emus, Tayla Roberts –  Gems, Kyle Clarke – Emus, Tanner Krebs – Emus, Kai Woodfall –  Emus, Callum Barker – Emus, Gabe Hadley – Emus, Sejr Deans – Crocs, Zoe Crawford – Sapphires, Taylor Mole – Gems, Tre Armstrong –  Emus, Jacob Richards – Australian 3×3 U18 Team, Taran Armstrong – Emus, Boomers, Reyne Smith –  Emus, Boomers, Lachlan Brewer – Crocs, Kye Savage – Crocs, Boomers, Rubi Gray –  Sapphires, Emus, Jacob Furphy –  Crocs, Emus, Nash Walker –  Crocs, Emus, Lucy Aherne –  Sapphires, Dylan Pace –  Boomerangs, Josh Cleary –  Boomerangs, Bruce Stanley – Boomerangs, Christine Maynard – Pearls, Jeremiah Lowe – Boomerangs

Support Staff
Trudy Pearce – Australian Gems, World University Games
Ryan Carroll – Physiotherapist – Australian Emus and Boomers
Jen Heggarty – Massage Therapist – Australian Opals

Australian Insitute of Sport / Centre of Excellence – Scholarship Holders as Players
Brennan Stanwix, Andree Greenwood, Darren Stanwix, Tracey Febey, Martin Clarke, Teresa Salter, Tanie Clarke. Julie Morton, Derek Schock, Raquel Marsh, Carla Porter, Hollie Grima, Nic Campbell, Sam Harris, Matthew Knight, Lucas Walker, Adam Gibson, Dwayne Radcliffe, Hugh Greenwood, Tayla Roberts, Ben Richmond, Tanner Krebs, Kyle Clarke, Taylor Mole, Taran Armstrong, Lauren Wise, Reyne Smith, Rubi Gray, Jacob Furphy, Kye Savage, Nash Walker

Australian Institute of Sport / Centre of Excellence – Scholarship Holders as Coaches
Ben Rush, Rebecca Triffett, Nathan Brereton

Current W/NBL Players & Coaches

Taylor Mole

Adelaide Lightning

Tanner Krebs

Melbourne United

Taran Armstrong

Cairns Taipans

Gabe Hadley

Brisbane Bullets

Lachlan Barker

Tasmania JackJumpers

Micah Simpson

Bendigo Spirit

Jacob Richards

Tasmania JackJumpers

Sharna Thompson

Adelaide Lightning

Mark Radford

Tasmania JackJumpers

Current Collegiate Representatives

With the growth of our sport across the state, our numbers in American collegiate programs have had consistently high numbers over the last few years. with the continual expansion of development opportunities in the state, expect these numbers to grow over the coming years.


  • Taya Stevenson (Quincy University)
  • Aisha Anis (Southern Utah)
  • Sharn Hayward (Stonehill)
  • Reyne Smith (Charleston)(pictured left)
  • Sejr Deans (Jacksonville)
  • Emerson Wells (Salem University – West Virginia)
  • Makala Bingley (University of Texas Permian Basin)
  • Charli Kay (Southern Utah)
  • Luke Brown (Northeast Community College, Nebraska)
  • Rubi Gray (Sacramento State Commit)
  • Lachlan Brewer (Sacramento State Commit)
  • Kye Savage (Cal Baptist Commit)

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