Nico Fernandez

Local Association:  Sydney Comets Basketball Association, NSW

WNBL Experience:  18 games

Occupation:   Initially Engineer now Registered Migration Agent

Playing Experience: Played from 6 YO to 20 Years old up to French National league 3. Coach 2 years at junior level (2002 to 2004)

Involvement in Refereeing:   Started to ref in 1999. Have been “forced” to undertake a referee course as I had too much technical fouls…

Mentors:  Eddie Viator  (France), Michael Millot (France), Steve Seibel (Canada)

Fun Facts:

Favourite TV Show: Brian Show
Favourite Musician: Marvin Gaye
App you can’t live without! None
Favourite venue to referee: Qudos Bank Arena, NSW
Craziest thing you’ve seen on a basketball court?
Pre-game routine or superstitions: Always eat at the latest 3 hours before tip off. As a superstition, always ref with the same whistle for a season)