Ian Stacker

Ian Stacker is one of Australia's most highly qualified basketball coaches. He has the highest possible accreditation awarded by Basketball Australia as a Master Coach. He has coached in all areas of the game and was most recently Head Coach of the Australian Institute of Sport's Men's Basketball Program.

While at the AIS Ian utilised the magnificent sports science support available to investigate methods, techniques and training programs to make a significant difference to the development of shooting in Australia.

Adam Gorman, the skills aquisition expert at the AIS was also instrumental in helping to shape the philosophies and development tactics that now form cutting edge development for shooting.


Ian Stacker's other achievements include;

2013 - Current - Head of Elite Sport/Head Basketball Coach - Templestowe College, Melbourne.

2019-2020 Assistant Coach South East Melbourne Phoenix - NBL

AIS Men's Head Coach 2010-2013

22 Years as a Head or Assistant Coach in the National Basketball League

2 Time NBL Coach of the Year

World Championship Gold Medal winner - 1997 National Young Men's Team

NBL Championship Winner - 1992 South East Melbourne Magic as Assistant Coach

International Coaching experience coaching touring teams in USA, Europe and Asia

Professional Development Experience in USA, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Lativa, France, Korea, China and Japan

The Gold Medal Story

Here's a documentary on the 1997 World Championships for Young Men. Ian Stacker was Head Coach of this team who won Australia's first Gold Medal in Men's Basketball in International competition.