CAMBERWELL BASKETBALL

Outside the Lines

Launched by Camberwell Basketball in 2024, Outside the Lines is a series of interactive and practical workshops and seminars for CDBA members, aged 15 and over, interested in pursuing a non-playing career in the fast-growing sports industry.

Camberwell Basketball is excited to launch Outside the Lines – a series of interactive and practical workshops and seminars for CDBA members, aged 15 and over, interested in pursuing a non-playing career in the fast-growing sports industry.

Open to Dragons and Community Basketball League players and coaches, referees and volunteers – our 2024 OTL program will introduce participants to a wide range of subject areas, including, but not limited to:

• Sports management and administration
• Sports writing
• Sports photography
• League and club communications
• Commentary
• Social media
• Event management
• Game operations
• Athlete management
• Coaching
• Refereeing
• Strength and conditioning

The program is designed and will be delivered by Camberwell District Basketball Association Communications Manager Andrew Johnstone. Andrew has worked in senior sports and media roles for more than three decades, including:

• Senior writer, producer and lead interviewer – FIBA World Basketball television program
• General Manager of Communications – Australian National Basketball League
• Commentator – Australian National Basketball League games, ABC Television
• Assistant and Contributing Editor, Senior Writer – One on One magazine and Pro Basketball today newspaper
• Broadcaster Adviser, Head of Game Production and Operations – East Asia Super League
• Managing Editor – News Custom Publishing (News Limited)

Camberwell Basketball expects to host at least eight 60-90-minute workshops/seminars over the first two terms of the 2024 school year and participants will have the opportunity to attend and work at Dragons Big V games as part of this program.

Entry to the OTL program is free and we are seeking expressions of interest now.

For more information and/or to register your interest in participating in the OTL program, please send your name, contact details and special area/areas of interest to Andrew Johnstone at [email protected]


OUR STORY SO FAR

•  Craig Dingle of Melbourne Sports Photography was the special guest at our February 22, 2024 session on Sports Photography.

•  Leading Radio 3AW Sports Broadcaster Bruce Eva was the special guest at our March 5, 2024 session on Sports Journalism and Commentary.

•  National Basketball League General Manager of Next Stars Recruitment and television commentator Liam Santamaria was the special guest at our April 18, 2024 session on Sports Journalism, Commentary and Administration Workshop.

•  Camberwell Basketball Communications Manager Andrew Johnstone is scheduled to host a two-part Club Communications and Game Day Workshop on Thursday, June 13, 2024 and Saturday, June 15, 2024.

•  Camberwell Dragons Boys Director of Coaching Steve Lunardon will be the special guest at our  Thursday, June 20, 2024 session on Coaching.

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For more information and to register your interest, contact Andrew Johnstone: [email protected]