Danika Jolley

Local Association: Mount Gambier Basketball Association, SA

WNBL Experience: 5 games

Occupation: Sport and Exercise Scientist – SANFL performance analysis and player monitoring. Basketball SA coordinator Referee services & development and Coach education services officer

Playing Experience: SA Country state teams all through juniors

Involvement in Refereeing: I started from a young age to help out around the association before and after I played because we just didn’t have enough referees in the country. Before I knew it, I started to enjoy being a referee and doing more and more games!

Mentors:  Phil Haines, Vanessa Devlin

Fun Facts:

Favourite TV Show: Suits
Favourite Musician: Hilltop Hoods
App you can’t live without! Camera – to take photos of my dogs
Favourite venue to referee: Mount Gambier – cool to go back home where I first learnt how to play basketball
Pre-game routine or superstitions: Just listen to a range of music to mentally focus and also do some game visualisations