Jamie Anderson

Coach Anderson has extensive international coaching and playing experience and has come to be regarded as one of the best basketball coaches in Sydney. 

A national scholarship athlete with UK Sport, he played several seasons in the English first division as point guard with the Manchester Magic. Jamie also played professionally for Poza Rica, Mexico and played in several summer leagues in the USA.


Jamie spent six seasons coaching teams in Ireland, Australia and the USA. He has 

worked closely with Networks coaching program in North Carolina, where he 

developed many of his coaching strategies and beliefs.


Jamie now works as the Director of Coaching at East’s Basketball League and City Hoops, a role he has been in since September 2014. During this time he has developed many of the current coaching programs. 



Wayne McDaniel originally from San Francisco, came to Australia back in 1983
to play for The Adelaide 36ers.

Mac is a 4 Time Australian National Basketball League All Star, voted one of the Top 25 Players ever to play in Australia.

His career consisted of thirteen Stellar seasons for Geelong, Newcastle & Hobart. In the process the 6'6" forward became the 3rd Highest Scorer in League History behind Leroy Loggins and The Great Andrew Gaze.

As of the 2013–14 NBL season,
Wayne McDaniel sits:


  • 3rd on the NBL's highest career points average with 26.5 per game

  • 3rd in career 40+ point games (22)

  • 2nd in career 30+ point season averages 

  • 9th in field goals made in a single game (24 vs Adelaide 36ers in 1989),

  • 10th in most points in a single game with 57 vs Adelaide in 1989.

Wayne has since become a passionate, highly regarded coach that is keen to pass on all his knowledge to the next generation.

Coach Lee Cooper hails from Baltimore, USA.


Lee has a long history in Basketball.  Lee attended Chamberlain College in Boston Massachusetts Graduating with a Sports Diploma.


He played professionally in Scandinavia for 5 years, and has played for a number of teams in Australia. Lee is a qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach and personal trainer.


He has been coaching basketball for over 20 years and has over 12 years experience coaching representative basketball teams with the Comets and St George IN addition to teams junior and high school basketball teams across Sydney.