Craig Copes

Local Association:Manjimup Amateur Basketball Association, WA

WNBL Experience:  39 games

Occupation:  Solutions Architect at Aqura Technologies. Deliver Information and Communication Technology solutions

Playing Experience:Social Competition Player
Represented local association through junior state competitions

Involvement in Refereeing: Started age 12 refereeing the Mini Ball competition at Manjimup Basketball Association. My parents ran the Mini Ball competition and were on the association committee. My grandparents were involved in the founding of the basketball association, with Pop being one of the first accredited referees in Manjimup. The family history of basketball and the money earnt during school and university continued my refereeing journey.

Mentors: Gary James, John Stone

Fun Facts:

Favourite TV Show: Futurama
Favourite Musician: Hilltop Hoods
App you can’t live without! Evernote
Favourite venue to referee: RAC Arena, WA
Craziest thing you’ve seen on a basketball court?
Pre-game routine or superstitions: