PAC-6 Elite Talent Programme


Wellington Basketball has just launched PAC-6 Elite in partnership with High Performance Sport NZ, Sport Wellington, Wellington City Council, and the Wellington Saints.

PAC-6 Elite is an invite-only program for athletes to complete a combination of Strength & Conditioning training and life skills education as part of their pathway development. Twelve athletes have met a criteria for selection crafted by the WBA, Sport Wellington and HPSNZ.

Strength & Conditioning
David Sturrock (HPSNZ)

Performance Training
Kenny McFadden (WBA)
Leonard King (BBNZ)

Character Development Seminars
Sport Wellington


Grace Hunter (NZ Junior Tall Ferns - 2018; NZ U18 - 2017)
Lilly Taulelei (Jr. NBA Asia - 2019; NZ U14 - 2018)
Paris Lokotui (NZ Junior Tall Ferns - 2018)
Te Araroa Sopoaga (NZ Junior Tall Ferns - 2018)

Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones (NZ Junior Tall Blacks - 2019)
Ben Gold (NZ U15 - 2018)
Ezekiel Stallworth (NZ U17 NTP - 2018; NBA BWB - 2018)
Haven Dixon (NZ U17 - 2018)
Joe Ahie (NZ U19 3x3 - 2018; NZ U18 - 2017)
Piripi Tapsell (NZ U15 NTP - 2018)
Tafara Gapare (NZ U15 - 2018)