Darcy Emery

Darcy brings a pedigree of basketball expertise to the Sonics. Playing locally in North Sydney since 5 and born to parents who both formerly played in the NBL & WNBL respectively for Noarlunga Tigers (SA) now called Southern Tigers. He has a wealth of playing experience in the NSW Waratah League and as captain-coach of UTS basketball. His basketball IQ and understanding of the game is world-class. 

Constantly working on his craft, coaching girls in IGSSA competition and boys at his Alma mater The Scots College, where he received a scholarship, won 2 premierships and earned Australian Schoolboy honours, Darcy is a leader, communicator and passionate about giving back to his community.

Darcy's Experience

COACHING

Senior Basketball Coach, 4ths Head Coach, 3rds Assistant Coach, U16 Age-Group Manager, Australian Schools Championship Tour Manager at The Scots College, Sydney (2012-present).

Senior Basketball Coach, Senior 1sts Head Coach at SCEGGS Darlinghurst (2015-2020).

Captain/Coach Men’s Basketball Team at both Eastern & National University Games, University of Technology, Sydney (2016-18).

Junior Basketball Coach, Kincoppal, Rose Bay (2012-14).

Co-Curricular Basketball Program Manager, Vaucluse Primary School (2017).

Junior Basketball Association (JBA) Coach (2019-present).

Junior Representative Camp Coach, Northern Suburbs Basketball Association.

Hoops Camp Coach, Northern Suburbs Basketball Association.

Junior Representative Camp Coach, Hornsby Ku-rin-gai Basketball Association.

Playing

NSW Waratah League Championship Men Player (2015-19), Rookie of the Year Nominee (2015)
NSW Waratah Youth League Men 1 Player (2011-15), Runner-Up (2014), Team MVP (2014,15), League Top-10 Scorers (2014,15).

NSW Waratah Youth League Men 2 Player (2012) NSW Champions [Norths Bears] (2012)NBL.

Big Hustle 3X3 NSW Finals Runner-Up (2021).

Newcastle Street Hustle 3X3 Runner-Up (2020).

USYD x The U-League 3X3 Runner-Up (2020).

NSW Uni Big Hustle 3X3 Bronze Medal (2019).

Australian University Games Player, Bronze Medallist [x2], Men’s Captain (2014-18), Player/Coach (2016-18).

Eastern University Games Player, Bronze Medallist [x2], Men’s Captain (2014-18), Player/Coach (2016-18).

AAGPS Premiership (2010/11), NSWCIS Champion (2011), NSWCHS Runner-Up (2011), AAGPS 1sts Basketball (2011).

AAGPS Premiership (2011/12), NSWCIS Runner-Up, Bedford Road Invitational Tournament Champion [undefeated] [Saskatoon, Canada] (2012).

AAGPS 1sts, NSWCIS Team, NSWCHS Team (2012).

School Sport Australia National Championship Gold Medallist [lead competition in assists], Australian Schoolboys Basketball Team (2012).

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business, Marketing & Sports Management, University of Technology, Sydney.

Negotiation and Consultative Selling Workshop Certification, University of Technology, Sydney.

Digital Cadets Graduate – Digital Marketing Course, Indago Digital.

Working With Children Check, Office of Local Government NSW.

Child Protection Course Certificate, Play by the Rules.

Level 1 Coaching Accreditation, Basketball Australia.

Match-Fixing Awareness Certificate – Keep Sport Honest, National Integrity of Sport Unit.

High School Certificate, The Scots College, Sydney.

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