Hoops

meet the HCA
coaching team

Development Academy Coaches

Ed Summers
HCA Director
Ed Summers has over 20 years of experience coaching both male and female athletes of all levels and abilities. He has coached from grassroots participation all the way to representing Australia as a coach. Read More
Shelly Gorman Sydney Flames Assistant Coach
Shelley Gorman
Academy Coach
Bringing experience and serious credentials to the HCA has Opals great Shelley Gorman passing on her knowledge to the next generation of players. Read More

Kings & Flames Guest Coaches

Chase Buford Hoops Capital Academy Coach
Chase Buford
Kings Head Coach NBL
Consulting with HCA is 2021 NBA Championship winning coach with the Milwaukee Bucks and current Head Coach of the Sydney Kings.
Shane Heel Sydney Flames Head Coach
Shane Heal
Flames Head Coach WNBL
Consulting with HCA is an Australian Basketball Legend, NBA player with the Timberwolves, Olympian and NBL Championship winner.
Kevin Lisch Assistant Coach
Kevin Lisch
Sydney Kings Assistant Coach
NBL MVP and Championship winner. Successful collegiate career prior to turning professional at ST Louis Billikens playing under legendary coach Rick Majerus.
Daniel Kickert
Daniel Kickert
Assistant Coach
Consulting with HCA is 3 time Olympian and a member of Australian basketball hall of fame.
Lachie Lonegran
Lachie Lonegran
Assistant Coach
Fleur Macityre
Fleur McIntyre
Assistant Coach

Coaching Consultants

Andrew Bogut
HCA Consultant
Andrew Bogut paved the way for a whole generation of players into the NBA. A legend of Australian basketball, Bogut has done it all. 15 years in the NBA including a championship with the Golden State Warriors, No.1 Draft pick in the NBA and an NBL MVP, there is little that Bogut has not achieved in the sport. He is now a co-owner of the Sydney Kings and a consultant to HCA.
Luke Longley
Luc Longley
HCA Consultant
Luc Longley is widely regarding as one of the greatest Australian players of all time. As a 3 time Olympian and 3 time NBA Champion with the iconic Chicago Bulls, Luc enjoyed a 10 year career in the NBA. More recently he has taken up an assistant coaching role with the Australian Boomers and is a consultant to the Sydney Kings and HCA.