WABL Coaches

Our WABL Coaches are the single most important part of our entire program. Their commitment to the development of young people and basketballers is the key to the on-going improvement of our program.

Each of our coaches and WABL leadership team are outlined below, with all general enquiries to go to operations@cougarfamily.com in the first instance.

WABL Leadership Team
Tyrone Thwaites – CBA Chief Executive Officer – tyrone@cougarfamily.com
Mark Clayden – Talent Development Co-ordinator
Andy Stewart – Talent Development Co-ordinator
Brent Dawkins – Basketball Operations Manager


2022 WABL Team Head Coach
U12 Girls Team 1 Andy Stewart
U12 Girls Team 2 Peta Small
U12 Girls Team 3 Jessie Edwards
U12 Boys Team 1 Adrian Sgro
U12 Boys Team 2 Eli Grant
U12 Boys Team 3 Noah Stewart
U12 Boys Team 4 Evan Plumridge
U14 Girls Team 1 Nicole Moyle
U14 Girls Team 2 Mackenzie Stewart
U14 Girls Team 3 James Rees
U14 Boys Team 1 Jessica Van Schie
U14 Boys Team 2 Jake Harris
U14 Boys Team 3 Nathan Benn
U14 Boys Team 4 Craig Burbidge
U16 Girls Team 1 Russell Hann
U16 Girls Team 2 Travis Moore
U16 Girls Team 3 Nicole Moyle
U16 Boys Team 1 Mark Clayden
U16 Boys Team 2 Steve Males
U16 Boys Team 3 Christian Bauer
U16 Boys Team 4 Doug Cull
U18 Girls Team 1 Tyrone Thwaites
U18 Girls Team 2 TBA
U18 Boys Team 1 Andy Stewart
U18 Boys Team 2 Quintien Calder
U18 Boys Team 3 Steve Miskiewicz
U18 Boys Team 4 Carter Skaggs
U20 Men Darren Smith