MEET THE HOOPSMART TEAM

Dan Kusnyer
Sports Development Officer

Dan brings with him an extensive background in basketball, growing up in the USA, playing and coaching at the grassroots. 

Damien Ryan
Founder

After retiring from a 13-year career as a professional player, Damien held his first ever school holiday camp in Sunbury, his home town. From there, the idea for Hoop Smart was born!

Dejan Kostur
Head Coach

Dejan leads several of our academies and Grassroots camps as Head Coach. He has spent time playing college basketball in the USA and is also a specialised skills coach.

 

Our philosophy

At Hoop Smart, we believe in providing a positive learning environment for basketball players and coaches of all ages and playing ability. we believe in breathing enthusiasm and excitement into everything we do. This means keeping our programs FUN, but also teaching in an environment that encourages growth. We also strive to emphasize the importance of goal setting and building the necessary skills set to excel in everyday life