Meet The Team

Our team at Basketballpaisley have an accumulated 60+ years of basketball experience and use this to develop and keep the club progressing. This attitude has been ingrained throughout our organisation and has led to us holding a position a the top of Scottish League basketball throughout all of our academy teams.

We strive to provide opportunities to participate in basketball with our club, and for this to promote a realisation of their potential within the sport and other aspects of life, to then enable our young people to perform and achieve at the highest level possible in basketball and with their other aspirations.

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Chris
Cleary

Head of Basketball Operations

U16 Men's Head Coach

Gold Coast Commonwealth athlete with Team Scotland and joined the club aged 15 and progressed through the ranks acccumulating multiple international and national accolades along the way. Chris now leads all basketball academy activities.

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Jonny
Bunyan

Basketball Development Coordinator

Jonathan is a former Great Britain U20 squad player and has played professional Basketball for eleven years. He is a 14 time Scottish Champion and made his Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast 2018. Jonny brings a wealth of basketball experience to his role as Basketball Development Coordinator.

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Matt
Giroux

Management Team 

Senior Men Head Coach

Matt brings a wealth of basketball experience from his Canadian roots to playing for our club in the not too distant past. He is a parent and an educator and with this he brings a different dimension to our Management team.

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Rebecca
Cleary

Club Secretary / Head of Female Basketball Performance

A product of our Superleague clubs Rebecca has progressed through the club and incurred multiple international and national caps. Rebecca is now our Club Secretary and leads our girls academy programme providing the best opportunity possible for young women to develop.

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Meet OUR National league COACHES

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Ally
Vannet

U18 Men's Head Coach

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Rachel
Simpson

U18 Women's Head Coach

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Ewan
McGivern

U14 Men's Head Coach

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Eden
Duff

U16 Men's Head Coach

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