Relocation Celebrations – Sunday 2 December 2018, 11am – 1pm

Relocation Celebrations – Sunday 2 December 2018, 11am – 1pm

Next Sunday we will be having a Relocation Celebration at our new home stadium, St Francis de Sales Community Sports Centre at 11am.

There will be special invited guests attending to officially welcome Eastern Mavericks into the new stadium.

Light refreshments and bar facility available in addition to some fun activities for the players/coaches to be involved in.

All club members are invited to attend as this is an exciting time for the club!


Mt Barker Christmas Pageant – Saturday 1 December 2018, 10am

Mt Barker Christmas Pageant – Saturday 1 December 2018, 10am

We would love to see as many players/coaches/team managers/supporters involved in the pageant this year. It’s a great way to showcase our club to the community. Basketball is very exciting in the community lately with the opening of the new St Francis de Sales Community Sports Facility! Please arrive at the Mt Barker Rec Centre on the oval at 10am as the pageant commences at 10.30am (unfortunately we don’t get advised of our float number until the morning of the pageant) dressed in your playing uniform or Mavs apparel items. Bring along a ball to bounce along the pageant route. There will be handouts and lollies supplied by the club to give out to the spectators. There will be a prize for the team with the most attendees.
Please advise your attendance to [email protected]

U12 & U14 Skills Sessions – new Skills Sessions

U12 & U14 Skills Sessions

We are trialling a skills program focused at U12s and U14s on Saturday mornings for the next 3 weeks (Dec 1, 8, 15).

These will be held at SFDS at 8.30. Sessions will be run by Premier League Coach Jason Warhurst with help from senior players and junior club coaches. Sessions are $5 per person payable on the day (cash only please).

Next year will be looking to increase these skill sessions for the older age groups.

To register your attendance please call Karen Williams on 0434 858 805










Photo : Courtesy AllStar Photos


The Eastern Mavericks AGM will held on Wednesday 21st November at 7pm at the St Francis de Sales Community Sport Centre.

All Members are invited to attend to support your club.

Positions declared vacant

  • Vice President (2 year term)
  • Secretary (2 year term)
  • Treasurer (2 year term)
  • General committee members (1 year term)

Please complete the attached form Committee-nomination-2018 and return to [email protected]





Eastern Mavericks District Basketball Club congratulates Jason Warhurst on his re-appointment to the Senior Men Head Coach position.
Jason has been re-appointed to the Senior Men Head Coach role which he has held since 2015 . Jason is a former Premier League player from the inaugural 1995/6 team when Mt Lofty Spurs and Murray Bridge Bullets formed the Eastern Mavericks District Basketball Club, and member of the 2004 Premiership Team coached by Richard Hill. Jason is also a Life Member of EMDBC.
Jason has extensive coaching experience at a Junior District Level and also an Accredited NCAS Level 2 Coach. With 3 years as Senior Men’s Head Coach, 14 years of Junior coaching with Eastern, 4 years at SA Country Basketball both State and National level, Jason is highly accredited in his Coaching Career.
Jason held the position of Junior Boys Basketball Manager for 8 years, and has mentored and developed many junior coaches and players for Eastern Mavericks during that time.
Jason has a clear view of the brand of basketball that Eastern Mavericks should play
This complements Eastern Mavericks 3 D’s
We look forward to the upcoming Premier League Season with the commencement of the summer program in October and again congratulate on his appointment.
Welcome Jason Warhurst as Senior Men – Head Coach 2018-2020 Eastern Mavericks District Basketball Club Committee
29 August 2018


2018/19 Junior Coaching Announcements

On behalf of Karen Williams, Basketball Manager, we’d like to announce the successful candidates for Junior Head Coach for the 2018/19 season;


U10 Girls – Head Coach

U12 Girls – Head Coach
James Rattus

U14 Girls – Head Coach
Shaun Bell

U16 Girls – Head Coach
Scott Rattus

U18 Girls – Head Coach
Mitchell Stanbury

U10 Boys – Head Coach
Dan Wray

U12 Boys – Head Coach
Michael Williams

U14 Boys – Head Coach
Marc Maddaford

U16 Boys – Head Coach
Andrew McFee (Gunner)

U18 Boys – Head Coach
Dan Stratford

We aim to announce Division 2 Coaches post Trials.


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The Club is excited to announce the official appointment of Mark Billington to the senior program as Senior Women’s Coach. We welcome Mark as he transitions smoothly from juniors to seniors bringing with him a wealth of Basketball knowledge, strategy and over 8 years of coaching experience all within the Eastern Mavericks Club. Mark has also achieved a great deal with Strathalbyn’s DNSP programs and accolades through SA Country attaining bronze and gold medal games.

Mark stood above all other applicants with the added benefit of recruiting within the Mavs Family.
We wish to express our deepest and sincerest thanks to outgoing Coach, Nathon Jones who has stepped down to spend more time with his young family.

Please join us in wishing Nathon all the best in the future and will no doubt still see him around the stadium as well as welcoming Mark to his new exciting role.


Eastern Mavericks District Basketball Club Junior Trials 2018


Eastern Mavericks District Basketball Club junior trials for the 2018-2019 season are being held on Sunday 12th August 2018. Please see attached poster for age group trial times.

All trialling players must pay a $50 deposit on the day, which will be deducted from their 2018/19 season fees. All trialling players must arrive 20 mins prior to their scheduled trial time to complete the Player Registration form and pay the trial fee at the Registration Desk.

Player Registration Forms are located here Registration-form-2018-2019

For more information contact Basketball Manager Karen Williams : 0434 858 805



[Cancer  Foundation Fundraiser]

Eastern Mavericks v Woodville Warriors

Rockit Performing Arts – Cheer Leaders 

Venue: Adelaide Hills Recreation Centre

Time: Women Tip Off 6.30pm

Time: Men Tip Off 8.15pm

Other fundraisers include:

  • Pink T-shirts for sale [% of sales to Breast Cancer Research]
  • Pink Ball Half Time [Men’s Game] throw game
  • Donation tins

U12 Boys Rostered Duty



CARNIVAL INFORMATION BOOKLET – Classics & Nunawading 2018








Please find attached Booklet for the



We wish all players / coaches and parents all the best for the upcoming Carnivals.

There are 9 teams travelling to Melbourne and we wish you all a fun time and safe journey.

Remember to take lots of pictures and post to our  Eastern Mavericks Facebook page.

Our media guru Tracey-Lee will be anxiously waiting to post all your photos.

For those who use Instagram watch out for the news on Facebook!!!!




3D’s of Eastern Mavericks






Eastern Mavericks Committee

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