Jason Kelly

Local Association: Wyndham (Werribee) Basketball Association, VIC

WNBL Experience:  222 games

Occupation: Sports Management (Basketball)

Playing Experience: Junior Domestic & Representative, Senior Domestic

Involvement in Refereeing: Commenced refereeing in 1988 as a way of earning pocket money, hanging with friends at the stadium, and told my Mum (who was a Netball umpire) I could do a better job (after losing a game)

Mentors: Ron Clarke, David Bartlett, Bill Mildenhall.  Influences: Alan Garraway, Lexie Lattanzio, Neil Bradbury, Peter Carey, Michael Aylen

Fun Facts:

Favourite TV Show: Survivor (US version) & The Block
Favourite Musician: Michael Jackson
App you can’t live without! Amazon
Favourite venue to referee: Any venue with a crowd
Craziest thing you’ve seen on a basketball court? Blackout during a game with less than a minute remaining and scores tied.
Pre-game routine or superstitions: Listening to music on the drive whilst consuming an energy drink. Always wear my ‘LiveStrong’ T-Shirt under referee shirt. Look at the Southern Cross during the national anthem.