Meet some of our Coaches
Matt is a former Head Coach in the State Basketball League (SBL) in Perth, Australia and is also long time coach within the highly successful Willetton Tigers program. As a player Matt had a highly successful career in the SBL after playing for the highly regarded Oregon Tech Owls in NAIA II. Matt went on to win SBL MVP in 1999 and regarded as one of the best Australian big men to have ever played in the SBL. Matt is the Head Coach of the Hume City Broncos in the Big V State Champ Men and has developed them into one of the leading programs in the competition. Matt is the Director of all operations in Victoria and is based in Melbourne.
Ash is also a former Head Coach in the State Basketball League (SBL). He lead the Kalamunda Eastern Suns to their second only playoff appearance in 2012 and has been a dominant fixture within the senior levels of WABL. As a player Ash played for 5 seasons in the SBL and also played in the NCAA II and NAIA I competitions in the United States. Ash has extensive experience coaching and developing elite talent from pro players, college bound Australians and local elite talent. With a Bachelor of Business majoring in Sports Management and Marketing, Ash has the ability to also work with players on how to market themselves, build profile and manage communications which is an important ingredient for both College and Pro level athletes. Ash is an Assistant Coach with the Goldfields Giants in the NBL1 West. Ash is the Director of all Western Australia operations and is currently based in Perth.
Avi Meyerson is regarded as one of the best skill development coaches in Australia and has a long history of success working within Impact Basketball. Avi has worked with talent from the NBA, NBL and pros from all over the world as well as local elite talent within Australia. Avi is currently based in Victoria, Australia, where he has verified himself as one of the premier player development specialists, with the running of Melbourne-based basketball program AM Elite Hoops. Coach Avi has coaching experience at NCAA Division I, II and III levels whilst also coaching in Europe for 2 years.
Blake has extensive experience coaching in both the SBL, WSBL, State Teams and all levels of WABL and has developed into one of the top coaches for elite women’s competition in Western Australia. Blake has been leading the women’s side of the Aussie Prospects program in WA since 2018 and has seen great success in working with our elite female talent. Blake was awarded NBL1 West Women’s Coach of the Year in 2021 after a stellar year coaching the East Perth Eagles, turning them into one of the best teams in the competition. Blake is currently the Head Coach of the Lakeside Lightning in the NBL1 West and is based in Perth, Western Australia.