CDBA launches Outside the Lines

January 7, 2024 January 7, 2024

CDBA launches Outside the Lines CDBA launches Outside the Lines CDBA launches Outside the Lines

Camberwell Basketball is excited to launch Outside the Lines – a series of interactive and practical workshops and seminars for all CDBA members, including Dragons and Community Basketball League players and coaches, referees and volunteers, interested in pursuing a career in the fast-growing (non-playing) sports industry.

Open to members aged 15 and over, 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
• Broadcast 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 in Term 1 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]

The program schedule, including dates, times, venues and content, will be released later, and will be finalised subject to demand.

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