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Festival of Boom Coaching Clinic

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Exclusive Opportunity to learn from Australia’s best coaches!

As part of the upcoming “Festival of Boom” in Melbourne at John Cain Arena, Basketball Australia will be providing a limited opportunity to coaches to not only see The Boomers train but also hear from Head Coach Brian Goorjian about the preparation and the Boomers program.

Following that the attending coaches will be treated to three masterclasses from the Boomers assistant coaches covering a series of relevant topics at every level of the sport. Please note the content delivered will be pitched at a Representative Basketball level for participants aged 16 and above.

  • Mike Kelly – Defending the Pick n Roll
  • Kerry Williams – Transition Defence
  • John Rillie – Offensive Concepts and Off Ball screens

Mike Kelly is the associate head coach for the Perth Wildcats of the National Basketball League (NBL). He spent the majority of his playing career in the NBL, where he won a championship with the South East Melbourne Magic in 1996 and was a two-time Best Defensive Player selection.

Kerry Williams is a former Cairns Taipans player (105 games) and won the ABA Championship and 3 QBL Championships during his playing career. Alongside his Boomers role he is an Assistant coach with the Cairns Taipans as well as Community Development and Taipans Indigenous Programs Manager.

John Rillie is a former NBL Rookie of the Year, Scoring Champion and NBL Champion who played 481 NBL games in his career averaging 16.3 points per game. Alongside his Boomers role John currently serves as the Associate Head Coach of UC Santa Barbara

The cost to register for the clinic is $25 and spots are limited.

The cost will also include the provision of light refreshments and the session will run from 10am – 2pm on the 28th of June at John Cain Arena.

Capacity reached to go on waiting list email coaching@australia.basketball


June 28
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


John Cain Arena
Olympic Blvd
Melbourne, VIC 3001 Australia
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