Ed Summers

HCA Director

The Director of the Hoops Capital Academy Ed Summers is ready to lead the next generation of basketballers in New South Wales.

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 a national 3×3 team. He has an intimate understanding of player pathways, with a wealth of experience at the representative and school level.

Summers’ coaching experience is deeply rooted in NSW, coaching at many schools including Newington College and Pymble Ladies College. Known as a junior development specialist, he has 10 years of representative coaching experience through Northern Suburbs Basketball Association coaching Junior Representative and Youth League teams.

Coaching at a multitude of National Championships and leading international tours, Summers is thrilled to be able to bring his experience to the Hoops Capital Academy, partnering with Sydney Kings and Sydney Flames players and coaches to create a linear pathway from participation to elite.

Summers says “I am thrilled to be coaching in an environment with the backing of two professional teams, whether that be accessing the expertise of coaches, players, strength and conditioning staff, etc. I am excited not only make HCA relevant in the Australian basketball pathway, but make it a key developer of our talent.”

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