Mitch McCarron

Melbourne United DOB: 30 June 1992 Height: 189cm Position: Guard Number:




  Hometown: Alice Springs, NT

Current Club: Melbourne United

International Debut: 2017


Born in Alice Springs, McCarron headed to the USA to play college for Metro State.

During his three seasons with the Roadrunners, he led the team to back to back NCAA Division II Final Four appearances, including a runner-up finish in 2013 with averages of 16.3 points and 6.7 rebounds while also being named the 2015 NABC Player of the Year.

Following college, McCarron played one season for Palencia Baloncesto in Spain before returning home to play for the Cairns Taipans in 2016.

Making a name for himself in the league, the guard was then named to the Boomers team for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup where he was an important part of the team's gold medal win with his explosiveness and hard-nosed defence a highlight of the tournament.

In the 2017-18 NBL season, McCarron enjoyed a career best campaign, finishing seventh in MVP voting as he put up 11.2 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

Following the NBL season, McCarron had a stint with Petrol Olimpija in the Slovenian League where he won the league title. Not long after returning to Australia, McCarron signed a three-year deal with Melbourne United.

McCarron was one of four players to play the most FIBA World Cup Qualifiers for the Boomers with 10 games, as McCarron averaged 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game, helping the Boomers qualify atop Group F for the 2019 World Cup in China.

Previous Clubs:

2010 - AIS
2011-12 - Brisbane Capitals
2013-15 - Northside Wizards
2015-16 - Palencia
2016-2018 - Cairns Taipans
2017 - Super City Rangers
2018 - Petrol Olimpija
2018-current - Melbourne United

Major Awards:

QBL Under-23 Youth Player of the Year: 2013, 2014
First-Team All RMAC: 2013, 2015
RMAC Player of the Year: 2015
NABC Division II Player of the Year: 2015
LEB Oro Champion: 2016
NZNBL All-Star Five: 2017
FIBA Asia Cup (Gold): 2017
Slovenian League Champion: 2018