Basketball ACT (“BACT”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Canberra Capitals player Michelle Cosier as the Referees & Officials Coordinator, following the departure of Jess Bibby who finished up in her role due to personal circumstances.

Michelle comes into the role with having represented the Australian Jayco Opals, and the University of Canberra Capitals, being a member of the team that won the 2009 WNBL Championship. In addition, Michelle has previously obtained her referee qualification and actively officiates in Basketball ACT competitions.

Basketball ACT Chief Executive Officer, Maxwell Gratton said “…Michelle’s experience both as a player, but importantly as a qualified and active referee will assist in the recruitment, retention and education of the next generation of referees to develop their skills.”

With ambitions on becoming a WNBL referee, Michelle’s drive exemplifies why she is a great fit for the role of Referees & Officials Coordinator with Basketball ACT.

Michelle will commence in her role on Monday 3 August 2015.