Head of High Performance Coach Development – Basketball Australia
Peter Lonergan is currently Head of High Performance Coach Development with Basketball Australia, based at the BA Centre of Excellence in Canberra. As part of this role, Lonergan is responsible for providing education and professional development to coaches in the Basketball Australia emerging and elite pathway.
Lonergan was assistant coach of the Australian Opals 2006 – 2008, with the team claiming the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championships and silver at 2008 Beijing Olympics. He was also head coach of the Australian Under 17 Women 2009 and 2010.
A veteran of 28 years in coaching, Lonergan has been a state director of coaching in Victoria, Northern Territory and New South Wales. He was Basketball Australia Junior Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2005.