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 planning, marketing 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.
- 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
- Domestic & Grassroots participants
- Representative (Frankston Blues) participants
- Blues From Home Program: Over 100 zoom training sessions including; Basketball skill work, General player fitness, Cooking, Youth finance support, Resume writing, Nutrition,Strength and Conditioning
- At-Home Strength & Conditioning Programs
- HomeCourt Skills Challenges
- Homecourt Tournament with neighboring Peninsula basketball associations
- Online Referee School
- General members, Senior Domestic, Referees and their families
- A Fun, Safe, Fair and Inclusive reaction of;
- Junior domestic competitions
- Grassroots programs
- Inclusive programs
- Senior domestic competition
- Junior representative
- Senior representative
- Indoor 3×3 Street Hustle Event (July 2020)
- Outdoor 3×3 Street Hustle Tour (November 2020)
- A national record-breaking event
- 3-week all-outdoor tournament, played at 3 partnered local schools, 4 rings per venue
- Junior Representative Indoor Trainings
- First domestic (Metro-Melbourne) basketball game in the state
- Monday Morning Women November 23rd, 9:15 am
- Domestic competition growth.
- Winter 2019: 872 teams
- Winter 2021: 905 teams