Details of Alan Castle Former President and Life Member of the WBA.
Background and playing career.
1949-54 Pt Pirie B/ball Association. -Team, Boilermakers.
1955-58 Broken Hill B/ball Association. -Team, Napredaks.
1959-70 Pt Augusta B/ball Association. -Team, Wilsden.
Vice President for 9 years, to Wally Hancock.
Whist in Pt Augusta I had a 30 minute basketball radio segment Friday evenings on 5AU.
1970 Whyalla Basketball Association. -Team Giants.
Umpired coached and played at the McBride Courts and at the new Jubilee park Stadium.
Over the years my 3 children have come through junior and senior basketball at Whyalla.
President of Association 1971-76 and then 1981-85.
Managed time out canteen from 1981 to 85.
1986 Awarded Life Membership in 1986
Member of the WBA tribunal, have held this position since 1990-1998.
1996 Currently Have 3 grand children playing at junior level. Currently serving another term as President thanks to family involvement.