I was drafted in 1987, with pick number 31, to the Denver Nuggets. I have also played briefly for the Milwaukee Bucks. I then spent some time playing in Spain and France. In 1990, I started my career playing in the NBL. Between 1990 – 2001 I played for the Brisbane Bullets, Hobart Devils and Cairns Taipans. I was named an NBL All Star three times for the Brisbane Bullets.
I began my career as a coach once I finished playing professionally as I still had a huge passion for the game. I have a wide range of experience as a coach of all ages and both females and males. My particular focus is on improving the skills and fitness of players. I love helping to grow the game of Basketball in Australia. I also provide mentoring lectures to my clients, to help them understand the mental side of participating in a sport like Basketball.
I am still very active in the game, playing in Masters games both locally and at the World Masters. In February 2018, I was humbled to be inducted in the Hall of Fame by Loyola University of Chicago and was also named to the schools All-Century Team.
*All venue bookings are to be made by the client before the session date*
Please note: each basketball court has a different court hire fee and you'll be required to pay the court hire fee on arrival. The session price below excludes the court hire cost.
I am also available for events - parties, motivational speaking and conventions - so reach out if you have a special request!
- General Basketball Skills
- Post Play Work
- On Court Agility
- Jumping Techniques
- Defensive Work
- QLD Working with Children Check expiry 14/07/2024
- Hibiscus Sports Complex 90 Klumpp Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, QLD 4122, Australia
- 16 Dixon St, Auchenflower, Brisbane, QLD 4066, Australia
- 12 Toolara Circuit, Forest Lake, Brisbane, QLD 4078, Australia
- Brisbane City Indoor Sports, 8 Castlemaine Street, Coorparoo, Brisbane, QLD 4051, AU
- 1 South St, 1 South Street, Jimboomba, Logan, QLD 4280, AU
- UQ Outdoor Basketball Court, Saint Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, AU
up to 4 athletes
up to 8 athletes
up to 9 athletes
Andre was brilliant with this session for my son. A full hour of skills, drills and fitness, which he absolutely loved.
Andre was a great coach. He took my 13yr old son through a great session, taking the time to go through all the basics and areas for him to focus, including fitness and body dynamics. He was patient and insightful in his approach, and our son had a great time. I would highly recommend a session with Andre to anyone looking to improve their skills. It’s a great skill to be able to take people of all ages and help them bring out their best and highlight their opportunities in a constructive manner, and Andre does it extremely well. The autographs were a bonus and the general basketball chat, and stories of his career topped off the session. Will definitely be booking another session.
Jett enjoyed his session today and learnt a lot of good training strategies. Andre is so personable and friendly. Session was very engaging and challenging for my basketball obsessed son. We will be booking more sessions. Highly recommended. Thanks for the experience.
Highly recommend Andre – he is a great coach put my son through his paces and drills and taught basketball skills. Andre shared stories and is friendly and my son learnt a lot – thank you Andre
Andre is a great coach, Jake cant wait to train with Andre again!
Andre teaches values, etiquette and great drills. If you are looking for an awesome basketball Andre is your man.
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