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Coaching Bio

I have played Basketball in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets as well as in the NBL for the Brisbane Bullets. Since finishing my playing career, I have spent most of my time coaching people of all ages and abilities. I thoroughly enjoy passing on my love of the game.

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
  • Shooting
  • Dribbling
  • Passing
  • Rebounding
  • Post Play Work
  • On Court Agility
  • Jumping Techniques
  • Defensive Work


  • QLD Working with Children Check expiry 14/07/2024

Coaching Locations

  • 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

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 45 MINS $90

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $115

Small Group up to 4 athletes 60 MINS $160

Small Group up to 8 athletes 60 MINS $200


Jo-Anne - 17-09-2022

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

Damien - 29-08-2022

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.

Amy - 21-06-2022

My son had a session with Andre and it was fantastic! Andre put him through his paces, shared stories, encouragement and offered advice. My son thoroughly enjoyed the session, thought Andre was super friendly and learnt a lot. Thank you!

Taleese - 19-06-2022

This was one of the best things we did for our son. Andre is so incredibly personable, passionate and professional. So inspiring! Can't wait to book the next session. Thanks Andre, you really gave our boy so much to work towards.

Deanne - 11-07-2021

My son and his friend had such a wonderful time. Andre didn't hold back making taking them through their paces with drills and game practice . He definitely made them work hard which was great. The boys loved every moment of it. Andre is engaging, professional with a pure love of the game. Thank you so much for a fun day.

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