Classification

Player classification

The classification of wheelchair basketball players has evolved significantly over the past 15 years. Wheelchair basketball classification is based on the players’ functional capacity to complete the skills necessary to play – pushing, pivoting, shooting, rebounding, dribbling, passing and catching.

It is not an assessment of a player’s level of skill, merely their functional capacity to complete the task. Players are assigned points as their classification – 1, 2, 3, and 4 are the recognized classes, with 0.5 classes between for the exceptional cases which do not fit exactly into one class, and the 4.5 category for the player with least or minimal disability.

Classes are defined according to players’ “volume of action”. Each class has a clearly defined maximal volume of action, which the player may exhibit. Players are observed in their competition wheelchairs, complete with all strapping they will use, but in a training situation before the tournament commences. From this initial observation a player is assigned a class with which they will begin the tournament. The player is then observed in an actual competition game, at which time their classification will be confirmed or modified if the classification panel feels it is necessary.

 

Potential Classifier

To be eligible to commence training as a classifier, for Wheelchair BAsketball, individuals must meet the following prerequisites:

Medical classifiers must be currently registered medical professional (physiotherapist or medical doctor) with minimum 5 years’ clinical experience with people with physical disabilities.

Technical classifiers must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sport science, kinesiology, human movement science or an equivalent, as well as sport-specific qualifications including coaching or study.

All classifiers must have a strong understanding of their sport, and the endorsement of their sport’s State or National Sporting Organisation.

Classification for athletes with a physical impairment is sport specific.

If you would like to register your interest in becoming a classifier, please click here to contact Basketball Australia

 

Australian Wheelchair Basketball Classified Players

Surname First Name Class
ADAMS JULIANNE 2
ADAMS MELANIE 1
AHRENS MARC 3.5
AKKERMANS TAHNEE 4.5
ALCOTT DYLAN 1
ALEXANDER La-TEISHA 1
ALEXANDER NATALIE 2.5
ALEXANDER LA-TEISHA 1
ALGER CAITLIN 1.5
ALLISON JOSH 1
ANDERSON TODD 2
ANSELL TERRY 4.5
ANSTEY DANIEL 3.5
ANTHONY ELIZABETH 4.5
ARBUCKLE PETER 4.5
ARGAET JOANNA 4.5
ARMSTRONG MARK 4
ASH BRENDAN 1.5
ASHLEY PAUL 2.5
AUPRINCE MICHAEL 4
AZEVEDO ALEX 3
BAGNATO GAETANO 3.5
BAILEY ROBERT 1
BAKER JONES LOUISA 1
BARNES TIM 1
BARTLETT ZOE 2.5
BARTLEY JORDAN 4
BARTY CHRIS 3
BARWICK ISAAC 3
BASEGGIO LAURA 4.5
BATES ADAM 4.5
BATTISSON NICOLE 4
BAXTER RHYS 1
BEARE BEN 1
BEAUCHAMP WAYNE 4
BELLING DARREN 1
BENJAMIN NICHOLAS 1
BILLETT LOUIS 2
BINNS ZACH 4.5
BISHOP JASON 4.5
BISHOP KIRSTY 2.5
BISHOP-CASH GEORGIA 4
BLAIR JANNIK 1
BLANDFORD BEN 1.5
BODT ANNEKA 4
BOLAND SCOTT 4
BOLWELL THOMAS 4
BONAVITA MANDY 2
BOND MITCHELL 3
BONILLA CHRIS 2.5
BONILLA CHRIS
BOURNE SHANE 1
BOWDITCH NATHAN 4.5
BRANT JASON 4
BRAUN HAYDEN 3
BRAY DUAYNE 2
BRETHERTON DAVID 4.5
BROADBY DIMITY 1
BROWN TAITUM 4.5
BROWN KYLE 4.5
BROWN DANIELLE 4.5
BROWN KAITLYN 1
BROWN JAYLEN 4
BROWN JONTEE 4
BUCHOLZ GEMMA 1
BUCKLEY BEAU 4.5
BUGEJA KRISTY 2.5
BUSSENSCHUTT MELISSA 4.5
BUXTON SHANNON 2
CAMMARANO ISOBEL
CAMPBELL JAY 3
CANNANE CRAIG 3.5
CARMINATI BRIAN 4
CARRICK HENRY 1
CARRUTHERS TRACEY 4.5
CARSON PAUL 3
CARTER AMANDA 1
CASTELLI ANTHEA 1
CATCHICK MICHAEL 3
CAVANAGH KATE 4
CHAFFEY LISA 1
CHAPLIN SHELLEY 3.5
CHARLES KIYA 4
CHESTERTON KATEY 1.5
CHIAVELLI MARCUS 1
CHRISTIAN JOSH 4
CHRISTIE LUKE 4
CLARE JACE 3
CLARK MEGAN 4.5
CLARK JAYDEN 3
CLARK JAYDEN 3
CLARK SAM 3.5
CLARK MEGAN 4.5
CLARKE JASMINE 2.5
CLAYTON RORY 1
CLIFTON AMY 1
COADY JOHN 2
COADY RACHEL 1
COLE ELLIE 4
COLEMAN KATIE 4
COLLINS MELISSA 1
COOK GLEN 1
CORCORAN PETER 4
COWEN DIANNE 2.5
COWIE ALAN 1
COX BEN 1
COX RICKY 1
CRICHTON JACKSON 4.5
CRISPIN COBI 4
CROMBIE CORY 3.5
CRONAU SHELLEY 2.5
CRONJE JESSICA 4
CROOKS WILL 3
CROWDEN CALED 1
CROWLEY ASHLEY 3.5
CROWLEY SCOTT 3
CURTIS NATALIE 2
DALLAS SHANNON 1.5
DALTON PEARL 3.5
DALTON LACHLIN 2.5
D’AMELIO MICHAEL 2
DARBY MAXX 2.5
DAVIS ALEX 4.5
DAVIS RICHARD 1
DAVOLI LAURA 4
DAW ROWAN 1
de CURE HENRY 1
DEANS ADAM 4
DEGUARA AMY 2
DELTOSO LEANNE 3.5
DELTOSO DANIEL 3.5
DELUCA GRACE 4
DESMARCHELIER ELLEN 2.5
DEVINE ETHAN 2.5
DEWBERRY ANDREW 3
DHESSI DEEPAK 2
DINGA BELINDA 4.5
DINGLEY MIKAELA 3
DOCKING GRAEME 1
DODD HANNAH 1
DOEDEE HARLEY 4
DOHERTY SHAUN 3
DOHNT JAY 2
DOMASCHENZ MELANIE 1
DOOLAN SCOTT 4
DOUGHTY ALICIA 4.5
DOUGHTY TARYN 4.5
DOVE MAYA 1
DOWLER BRENDAN 1
DOYLE JEREMY 1
DUNCAN MITCHELL 1.5
DUSHIMIRIMANA FRANK 4
ELLIOTT STEVEN 3.5
ELSWORTHY XAVIER 4.5
EMENY JARROD 1
ENGLES REBEKAH 4.5
ENGLES RICKY 2
ERRINGTON-SMITH JANNE 3
EVANS PHIL 2.5
EVANS ISABELLE 3.5
EVESON JUSTIN 4.5
EWIN STUART 3
FAIRBROTHER CAIN 3
FARLEY HAYDEN 3
FARRELL KAREN 1
FARRINGTON DAMIEN 3.5
FELL STEVE 3.5
FENT DAMON 1
FERGUSON BILLY 4
FINLAYSON KRISTY 4.5
FINUCANE CASSANDRA 1
FIRTH WILL 2.5
FISH SIMON 1
FISHER BRAD 2.5
FISK BREANNA 1
FITZPATRICK CAITLIN 2.5
FLAVELL ANDREW 1
FOLLEY ANIKA 3.5
FOOKS MANDY 1.5
FORSTER MICHAEL 1
FOX WILL 2
FOXLEY-CONNOLLY BRAYDEN 1.5
FRAGIADAKIS EVAN 3.5
FRASER TOM 4
FRASER CAMPBELL 3.5
FRENCH STEPHEN 4
FRIDAY MARY 1
FULLWOOD JAKE 4
GALE-GRIMES ALEXANDRA 3
GARDNER KIM 3
GARVEY BRANT 4 5
GAUCI KYLIE 2
GAWTHORNE DYLAN 2.5
GERITZ BRENT 2
GERMEIN SAM 4
GILBERT BRAD 3
GILLIES BRIAN 2.5
GILMORE DUANE 1
GOODA PAUL 2
GORDON ROGER 4.5
GOULD DAVID 4.5
GOULD ASHLEE 4.5
GRAY ANTOINE 3.5
GRAY MICHAEL 3.5
GRAZULES SHARNIE 4.5
GREEN BEN 3.5
GRICE BEN 4
GRIGGS BEN 1
GROENEWEGEN SHAUN 4
GROVE BRAD 2
HAGART TAHLIA 1
HAKOPA TOSH 4
HALL MELANIE 2.5
HALL RYAN 2.5
HALLAK ETHAN 4
HAMMOND ALICE 4.5
HAMPTON KIM 4
HARCOAN DAVID 1
HARDBOTTLE LAUREN 4
HARDEN MATTHEW
HARDMAN BRENDAN 4.5
HARTNETT MICHAEL 1
HARVEY CHRISTOPHER 4.5
HASNA RALPH 2
HAWKINS TROY 3
HAYES DARREN 1
HEALY BRODIE 1
HERBERT JOEL 1.5
HERRING ALISON 4.5
HETHERINGTON MELISSA 4.5
HILL KATIE 3
HODGENS BEN 4
HOLLAND TOM 3
HOLLAND SHAUN
HOLOHAN JASON 3
HOLT LYNDA 2
HOLT CAROLINE 4.5
HOOKE MICHAEL 1
HORNER JOSH 1.5
HORRIE ERIK 2.5
HORVATH JESSICA 1
HORVATH ANNE-MARIE 3
HOSKING ROHAN 4.5
HOUSTON CLAIRE 3.5
HOWARTH ADAM 2.5
HOYLE DARRYL 4
HUGHES KIM 4
HUNTER OLIVER 2
HUNTER LIAM 4.5
HUTCHINGS MARK 2.5
HYDE ERROL 2
ILLINGWORTH MAXWELL 2
ILSLEY WILLIAM 1
INGLIS GEORGIA 2.5
JAENKE DAMON 3
JAMES-KENNEDY ASHLEY 1
JAMIESON ANDREW 1
JANKOVIC BAILEY 2.5
JARRET TREVOR 4.5
JARRETT CRAIG 4
JEFFREY KAYL 2.5
JOHNSON EARVIN 4
JOHNSON ELLA 3
JOHNSTON ANGUS 1.5
JOHNSTONE FIONA 2.5
JONES ROXANNE 4.5
JORGENSEN LIAM 4
KARSTEN TOBIAS 4
KAVANAGH JAKE 3
KEAN BRIDIE 4
KEATING ADAM 2.5
KEETLEY JASHAR 3.5
KELLY CLAY 3
KELLY REBECCA 4
KERRIGAN RACHEL 4.5
KING SARAH 3
KING DAVID 3.5
KING ADRIAN 2
KIRKMAN SIMON 1
KNOWLES TRISTAN 4
KUILBOER FIONA 4.5
LABOSKI MARK 2.5
LADMORE HOLLY 2
LAIDLAW PAUL 4.5
LAMBIRD ROBYN 2.5
LANE JACQUELINE 4.5
LATHAM BILL 4
LATU MARYANNE 2.5
LAWTON COREY 1
LEARD EITHEN 2.5
LeBUSQUE MATHEW 2.5
LEESON ANDREW 4
LEEUWIN STEPHANIE
LEONARD JAMES 3
LEWIS ANDREW 2
LIDDAWI ANDREW 1.5
LIDDICOAT JARRED 4.5
LINDSAY ANNABELLE 4.5
LINES TRUDI 4.5
LISLE CAITLIN 3
LODEWIKUS HEW 4
LODEWIKUS BENJAMIN 4.5
LOGAN CALEB 3
LONG ANDREW 1
LORIMER BEN 1
LOVE NICHOLAS 3
LOWRIE BRAD 4
LUFF PATRICIA 2.5
LYMBERY CAITLIN 4.5
LYNCH HARRY 1
LYONS JOSEPH 2.5
MacDONALD ROHAN 4
MAGRATH MATTHEW 1.5
MALONEY TIM 3.5
MANNING JASMINE 1
MARGAN PHILLIPA 4.5
MARKCROW TIM 1.5
MARTIN ISABEL 1
McCARTHY GERARD 1
McCARTHY JACOB 4
McCARTHY-GROGAN CLARENCE 4
McDOWALL LUKE 3.5
McERVALE LUKE 3
McHUGH TOM 4.5
McKAY PATRICK 3.5
McKENNA DARREN 4.5
McKENZIE TINA 3
McKENZIE MATTHEW 4
McLAUGHLIN TRENT
McLUSKEY KEEGAN 2.5
McMASTER RACHAEL 1
McNICHOL SHERI 4
McPHAIL JOHN 3
McPHERSON ROD 2.5
McPHERSON JUSTIN 2.5
McSHANE MATT 1.5
McWHINNEY CHRISTOPHER 4.5
MELICAN WILL 3.5
MELLBERG BREE 3
MEOLI JOSH 2.5
MEOLI BEN 1
MESSAGE CAMPBELL 2.5
MILES SHIVONE 4.5
MILLER JAYLEN 4.5
MILLS PETER 3
MIZENS GRANT 2
MOKE CLAUDE 2
MONCRIEFF BENJAMIN 4.5
MONTIEL FERNANDO 1
MOORE JEMINA 3
MOORE BOB 1
MOREIRA DAVID 1.5
MORICH RYAN 4.5
MORLEY JONELLE 4.5
MOROZOFF NICK 2
MORRIS BIANCA 3
MORRIS NICK 1
MOSELY ALISON 4.5
MOSTRAN COREY 1
MUCKERT SHONA 3.5
MUNRO GARETH 2.5
MUNRO-COOK GEORGIA 4.5
MUSSON PAULA 1.5
NELSON CATHERINE 4
NELSON CATHERINE
NESS BRAD 4.5
NETHERCOTT ANDREW 4
NEUMUELLER JOCELYN 1
NEWMAN SONYA 4
NICHOLLS JENNY 4.5
NICHOLSON JOSHUA 1
NICHOLSON BRETT 2
NIXON CONNOR 2.5
NOAKES NATASHA 3
NOBLE BEN 3
NOONAN BEN 1.5
NORMAN AMANDA 4
NORRIS SHAUN 3
NORTH BRANT 3
NORTJE RICHARD 4.5
NOTT CLAIRE 1
NOTT AMANDA 4.5
O’BRYAN BRIANNA 2.5
O’BRYAN BRIANNA 2.5
OH’CHEE KEEGAN 2.5
O’KELLY-KENNEDY KATHLEEN 4
OKKONEN EINO 4
OLIVER NAOMI 3.5
OLLERENSHAW MASON 4.5
O’NEILL-THORNE TOM 3
OSBORN SCOTT 1
OVENS TAISHAR 1
OVERLIESE GARY 3
OWEN KELLY-ANNE 4
OWEN KELLY-ANN 4
PALMER COBAN 4.5
PALMER NATALIE 4
PALMER BRODIE 4.5
PANAYIOTIS LYNNE 3
PARKER GARRY 1.5
PARKER ANDERSON 4.5
PARRY TAYLAH 4
PARRY DAVID 3
PATTERSON ALAN 3
PATTERSON JENNY 4.5
PAVLOVIC DANIEL 1.5
PEDROTTA-PARSONS EILEEN 4.5
PELLOW JESS 1.5
PELLOW ASHLEA 1
PETERS RONALD 2
PETERSEN BERNADETTE 1.5
PETTINATO STEVEN 3
PIKE ROBERT 4
PIKO ANASTASIOS 4.5
PINDER FRANK 1
PITMAN LEANNE 4.5
PIZZEY-STRATFORD OLIVER 1
POLLARD DAVID 4.5
POPLE LUKE 2.5
POULTER LILY 4.5
POWELL LOGAN 4.5
PRESTWICH KYLIE 4.5
QUILLA WOODY 1.5
QUINN BROOK 3.5
RADOVICH NICK 3.5
RALPH AMY 4
RAMSAY DENNIS 4
REDEL PAUL 1.5
REID KATHERINE 1
REID PATRICK 2
RHODES DEAN 2
RICHARDS ELISE 2
RICHARDS DEREK 2.5
RICHARDS JADE 4
RIDER HENRY 1
RILEY KRISTINE 4.5
RING AARON 4.5
ROBINS THOMAS 1
ROBINS KIM 3
ROBINSON DYLAN 3.5
ROCHECOUSTE STEPHEN
ROCKE ADAM 4
RODDICK KYLE 1
ROOCKE ADAM 4
ROSS KEEGAN 1.5
ROULSTONE KHALEN 3
ROWLAND BAILEY 1.5
ROZOS VICKI 1
ROZOS EMILY 2
RUSHBY-SMITH TIMOTHY 1
RUSSELL SHAUN 4
RYAN YARA 1.5
SABLJAK ELLA 1
SACHS TROY 4.5
SACHS JANE 3
SAINSBURY BENJAMIN 1
SALU JOSEPH 3
SAM ATTAYA 4
SAUNDERS TYSON 3
SAUVAGE LOUISE 2
SCHAEFER KYM 1
SCHOLL KAIA 4
SCHREIWEIS ADAM 1
SCHUMACHER ZAC 4.5
SCHUTZ DARREN 2.5
SCHWARZ SALLY 4.5
SCOTT LACHLAN 2.5
SCOTT NICK 1
SEDGMAN KRISTIAN 4.5
SEETO LEJONTE 1
SEIBUHR HAYDEN 1
SEING JAYDE 4.5
SELBY DAVID 1
SENBEL-LYNCH SEAN 2
SERWA JARROD 1
SEWELL ADAM 1.5
SHADWELL TEISHA 4.5
SHANNON DALLAS 1.5
SHAW STEVE 4
SHEEHAN GABRIELLE 4.5
SIMMONS SCOTT 2.5
SIMMONS TIGE 1
SIMMS SAMANTHA 4.5
SIMON JON 3.5
SIMPSON NATHAN 3
SIMPSON VICTORIA 1
SKELTON MYLES 3
SKUSE DARREN 4.5
SMALLWOOD BRETT 3
SMART CHARLES 1.5
SMITH COLIN 1.5
SMITH MIKAELA 4.5
SMITH RYAN 4.5
SMITH BEN 1
SMITH DEANNA 4.5
SONO SANDRA 2
SPARK KIM 1
STEINOHRT LACHLAN 4
STEPHENS PHIL 4.5
STEWART SARAH 3
STEWART JAMIE 1
STIBNERS BRETT 4
STONE MITCHELL 1
STROUD BRENDAN 1.5
SUAVAGA ZEENA 2.5
SYNOT JEREMY 2.5
TAIT SARA 2.5
TANNOCK ADAM 4.5
TARRANT ANDREW 4.5
TAYLOR DARRYL 1.5
TAYLOR WILLIAM 2.5
TESCH LIESL 4
THOMAS JACK 3.5
THOMPSON MATT 1
THOMPSON MARCUS 1
THOMSON KURT 3
THOMSON ELISSA 3
THORNE TOM 3
THORPE JEREMY 3
TIDY JEREMY 4.5
TOWAY JOSHUA 2.5
TUCKER SEAN 3.5
TURNBULL MALCOLM 1
TURNER PHIL 3.5
TYLER JACE 3
TYNDALL JEREMY 1.5
UHR ZAC 4.5
UHRIG JOSH 4.5
VAN ASPEREN JEREMY 4.5
VAN LEEUWEN STEPHANIE 1
VEIVERS MADISON 3.5
VENEZIANO ROB 2.5
VIEVERA MADISON 3
VILLALON JAMIE 4.5
VILLALTA ERNESTO 1
VINCI REBECCA 4.5
VINCI SARAH 1
VONCINA JASON 4
WADE TONY 2
WARDMAN ASHLEY 4.5
WARRY DAVID 2.5
WATKINS LUKE 4
WATSON RACHAEL 3
WEINERT JAMES 4.5
WHITBREAD SHAUN 1.5
WHITE SAMUEL 1
WHITESTYLES COOPER 2.5
WILKINSON SALLY 3
WILLET ANGELA 3.5
WILLIAMS RYAN 3
WILLIAMS MEGAN 4.5
WILLIAMS KELTAN 2
WILLIS ASHLEE 4.5
WILLMAN ALLAN 1.5
WILMSHURST EMERALD 4
WINTLE SCOTT 1
WOLF CHRISTINE 4
WOOD DARYL 2
WOOD EAMON 2.5
WOODWARD BRIANNA 1
WORDEN SHAUN 3.5
WRIGHT JEFF 3
WRIGHT BEN 3.5
YOUNG MELINDA 2.5
YOUNG DECLAN 2.5

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