Director/Head Coach

Al Green

Al Green has been a Camp Director for 22 years and has more than 30 years coaching experience from school ball to coaching Premier League Basketball.

Al started his playing career in the USA with Harlem Prep High School where he made “All American”, led the nation in scoring a 40 ppg average per game and made the McDonalds All American Team. He then went on to Arizona Western Junior College to make All American again. At Louisiana State University Al gained an All American Honourable Mention and Captained LSU to the Elite 8 NCA tournament where they lost to Michigan State playing against Magic Johnson. He was then drafted to Phoenix Suns NBA and then to San Diego Chargers in the NFL the same year.

NBL Hall of Fame Inductee

A legend was made

Al came to Australia in 1981 to play for West Adelaide and made All Star 5 in his 1st year. He led the NBL in field goal shooting that year and the following year West Adelaide became NBL Champs.

In 1982 Al was MVP of the NBL and in 84 he led the All Star Team with a 39.5 ppg average and held the “All Time Single Point Scorer” with 71 points.

In 1985 Al Green went to play for the 36ers where he helped lead the team to 2 Championships and continued to play for 6 years as a respected member of our highly regarded 36ers.

In the 90s Al played for 3yrs with the Newcastle Falcons and once again was awarded MVP and All Star.

In 1999 Al was inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame.

Off the court

Sporting success

Always known for his exceptional athleticism and speed, Al has always had a passion for running, his second favourite sport.

As a champion sprinter Al became only the 3rd back-to-back winner in Bay Sheffield history (winning off 4.75ms and 2.0ms).

In 2008 Al was inducted into the Bay Sheffield Hall of Fame.

Respected by the best

Global relationships

Al is respected across the globe for his basketball skills, experience and dedication to working with young athletes so that they can achieve their best and fulfil their dreams.

Whether playing for schools, clubs, the NBL and even the NBA, Al is passionate about mentoring those who love basketball.

Playing Career

1974 ~ 1993
  • Arizona Western Junior College
  • North Carolina State College
  • Louisiana State University
  • NBA Round 3 / Pick 64th overall Phoenix Suns
  • NRL Drafit - Pick #269 San Diego Chargers
  • Crispa Redmanizers Philipines
  • NBL – West Adelaide Bearcats
  • NBL – Adelaide 36ers
  • NBL – Newcastle Falcons

Honour Role

1974 ~ 2008
  • USA High School All American
  • USA Jnr College All American
  • LSU Honourable Mention All American
  • 2 x All NBL First Team
  • 2 x NBL Champion
  • 3 x NBL All Star Team
  • 2 x Woollacott Medal Winner
  • 2 x Bay Sheffield Winner
  • Australian Track Athlete of the Year
  • NBL Leading Scorer
  • Most Points in a game record
  • Highest Season Avg Ppg 39.9
  • 1st Player to score 3,000 points in NBL
  • Australian Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Bay Sheffield Hall of Fame