Statistician Pathway

The Australian Basketball Statistics Committee has devised level 1 and 2 training courses that have been endorsed by Basketball Australia. 

A level 1 statistician must be able to:

  • Understand basketball rules and statistical definitions,
  • Understand the sequencing of statistical events,
  • A basic understanding of the calling protocol,
  • Use the computer and the current software program Read and understand a FIBA score sheet

A level 2 statistician must have held level 1 accreditation and be able to:

  • Liaise with the Statistics Coordinator and game authority on any matters relating to the statistics bench.
  • Prepare and set up the statistics bench and/or computer hardware and software,
  • Consistently and accurately apply the philosophy of the statistical definitions,
  • Accurately call, using the correct calling protocol.
  • Manage a statistics bench and maintain the code of conduct,
  • Effectively communicate with personnel on the scoretable and statistics bench and with clients,
  • Reconcile boxscore with official score sheets,
  • Prepare and distribute reports to clients.
  • Email reports and game files to league
If you would like to become a Statistics Official, contact the Stadium management at

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