Basketball Australia And Hoop City Unite For Australia’s 3X3 Program
asketball Australia have announced Hoop City as a new training facility for Australia’s 3X3 national team program.
Based in Cheltenham, Victoria, Hoop City is a top tier basketball training facility and has already housed the Australian national basketball team including a recent 3-day camp for the women’s 3X3 team.
It is also not the first partnership for Hoop City with a high profile basketball organisation having recently partnered with the National Basketball League (NBL) to establish a developmental program.
On the partnership Basketball Australia general manager of game development and wheelchair programs, Leigh Gooding, said: “The team at Hoop City have been super supportive of Basketball Australia’s 3X3 women’s program, providing coaching staff and squad members with access to elite training facilities which include a world class 3X3 half-court, shooting machines and an impressive weight room.
“With many of our athletes and coaching staff based in Melbourne, having access to this leading indoor basketball facility will enhance our 3X3 high performance program and we are delighted to be partnering with Hoop City,” he said.
Hoop City director, Chris Moore, said: “At Hoop City we are committed to ensuring Australia’s position as a basketball powerhouse continues for generations.
“We are focused on providing the most inclusive, advanced, elite training facilities to… any athlete,” he said.
Hoop City opened up in March 2021 and currently offers memberships ranging from $179 per month to $450 per month.