Founded in 1990, the Super City Rangers, previously known as the Waitakere Rangers, are a New Zealand professional basketball team that competes in the National Basketball League. They play their home fixtures at Trusts Stadium in West Auckland.
Returning Coach Green has again built a team to be reckoned with this season. Through his vision and innovation he was one of the people responsible for having the NZ Breakers entered into the Australian NBL back in 2003 and was the inaugural Head Coach for the fledgling franchise. Coach Green has also been an assistant in the Tall Blacks program and has consulted to various National Age group teams over the last 20 years. He has also been a Development Coach for FIBA Oceania, serving the people of the Pacific and Asia. His extensive experience has seen him coach in Europe and USA Division 1 and Junior Colleges. He is currently the Head Coach of the NZ Maori Men’s National team which has been very successful on the international stage in recent years winning a number of tournaments. We welcome Coach Green’s vast knowledge and experience to the Supercity Rangers family. Coach has 4 NZ NBL Championships (2 Hutt Valley Lakers and 2 Waikato Titans), 5 NZ CBL Championships (1 Hutt Valley Lakers and 4 Waikato Titans) along with numerous Age Group National Championships (u17 to u23 Male and Female) and NZ Secondary Schools Championship, under his belt and is looking to add to his cabinet of successful teams.
A former NZNBL player Coach K has made the transition from player to Coach. With experience in coaching the Nelson Giants, also assisting Coach Green with the basketball powerhouse Fraser high School and most recently Coach K was appointed as a Developmental coach for the NZU18 Koru Mens tour. Coach K’s passion for the game of basketball is a fundamental part in the coaching staff this season as the Supercity Rangers look to take out the 2016 NZNBL Championship.
An extremely experienced coach at both high school and representative age group level in the Super City Area, winning a National Secondary Schools title at Avondale College before building a formidable basketball program at Onehunga High School. He has also enjoyed considerable success coaching representative teams for Auckland and Counties Manukau. Coach Anthony is excited about the opportunity to experience coaching at the next level in the NBL and learning from one of NZ’s most successful coaches ever in Coach Green.
A Newcomer to the Supercity Rangers. Reuben brings a fresh and innovative perspective to the Supercity Rangers this season. From his experience in the financial sector Reuben sees the importance of establishing core values to ensure the success of every person in an organisation which will build a strong foundation for the Rangers this season. Reuben also has a passion for the game of basketball and is excited to be working with a high calibre coaching staff and players.