Storm ‘Hoop’ new Major Partner

The Bellarine Storm are excited to announce a new Major Partner for the association, with Hoop City Geelong joining forces with the Club.

Hoop City is Australia’s most advanced basketball facility that allows athletes to raise their game with a passionate team of basketball enthusiasts dedicated to providing top-notch training, services, and resources to enhance your basketball skills.

Hoop City was founded in 2020 and currently has four facilities located across Victoria (Cheltenham, Geelong, Eltham and Carrum Downs) and are recognised as having the number one Development Program in the country, ‘Hoop City U’, which is the only NBL accredited development program in the Country.

The NBL connection doesn’t stop there, one of Hoop City’s owners is x3 NBL Champion Chris Goulding as he headlines a huge amount of Australian stars that have been a part of the Hoop City family. This includes Josh Giddey, Dyson Daniels, Bec Allen, Jock Landale, Jack White, Ryan Broekhoff and David Anderson.

Bellarine Storm Operations Manager Nick Stamatopoulos said of the new major partnership “We are thrilled to have Hoop City Geelong on board as a Major Partner. This exciting collaboration represents a shared commitment to excellence and community engagement in the world of basketball.

Hoop City Geelong has established itself as a leading force in the local basketball scene, and we are proud to align ourselves with an organisation that shares our passion for the game and dedication to fostering talent at all levels”.

Taurean Whelan from Hoop City says “Hoop City Geelong is very excited to partner with Bellarine Storm as a High Performance Partner. Together we are committed to all athletes in the Bellarine and surrounds to help “Raise their Game” and be at their best with their local clubs. We cant wait to get started working together and excited at what the future holds for Hoop City Geelong and the Bellarine basketball community.  

Stay tuned for more details on how the partnership is going to benefit our Association.