FRANKSTON & DISTRICT BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION: 2020 ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR – RUNNER UP

FRANKSTON & DISTRICT BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION: 2020 ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR – RUNNER UP

Frankston & District Basketball Association are proud to announce that they have been awarded Basketball Victoria’s Association of Year – Runner Up Award for the year 2020.

This award recognises an outstanding association that experienced significant achievements during the lockdowns

The selection committee considered achievements such as member engagement, new program development for 2021, strategic planningmarketing and promotion of the game online, social media engagement, player, coach, referee, volunteer development, and being up to date with Basketball Victoria policies, procedures, and fees. 

FDBA President spoke about accepting the award on behalf of the Association.

“2020 was an extremely challenging year for the Association, our staff, and members.”

“This award is a wonderful achievement, I thank Basketball Victoria for recognising our hard work and effort throughout the year.

FDBA Chief Executive Officer Wayne Holdsworth spoke about the year 2020.

“We are delighted to be recognised as one of the two best Associations in Victoria by our peak body Basketball Victoria and we will continue to strive to be an Association regarded as providing a fun, safe, fair, and inclusive environment. “

“The FDBA front office team in concert with the Board immediately established a strategically planned three-phase process consisting of Communication, Engagement, and Reactivation during the Covid-19 period. This was executed superbly and used as a template for other sporting Associations in the region.”

“We were proud of our ability to work with every ability throughout Covid to promote healthy minds and bodies.”

A list of achievements grouped by Communication, Engagement, and Reactivation can be found below.

Communication

  • Constant communication with (via website, social media, Zoom, and email);
    • members and their families
    • staff (inc. door staff, referees etc)
    • key stakeholders, neighbouring associations and commercial partners

Engagement

Reactivation