Bringing Australian Athletes and US Colleges Together

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BA Pathways: Athlete pathways and scouting services

Athlete Pathway Services
From athlete profiles and basic guidance all the way through to full college recruitment assistance, BA Pathways has you covered.
Scouting Services
Offering college and team scouting services to help match the right Australian athlete to your program.

USA Basketball Tours

Basketball Australia Pathways preferred USA tour partner



Become a member of our scouting portal to access the most valuable information on Australia's elite basketball athletes.

NCAA Scouting

NCAA Coaches are permitted to subscribe to this scouting service for the 2021/22 season. For more information visit: . *requires a login and is not available to the public

Australian Coverage

BA Pathways works in conjunction with Basketball Australia. We also have partnerships with state and territory bodies as well as the national Centre of Excellence. We exclusively cover every major national event hosted by Basketball Australia.

Comprehensive Scouting

We provide comprehensive scouting reports on every major national Basketball Australia event. Our searchable scouting database provides real time access to in depth evaluations of prospects throughout Australia.

Membership Options

Coaches can subscribe to our extensive database of Australian athletes, search for the attributes required for your program, read through player profiles, scouting reports and evaluations to get the right fit for your team.

Scouting Portal

Become a member of our comprehensive athlete information including profiles, scouts, assessments and game tape to find exactly what your program needs.

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Player Profiles

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Player Attributes

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Scouting Reports

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Player Assessments

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Game Tape

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Player Details

Athlete Scouting Services

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Athlete Scouting Services Membership
Basketball Australia Pathways offers a comprehensive scouting solution for US College coaches looking to recruit Australian players.

Choice of Women's or Men's Portals

Searchable player database.

Detailed player profiles.

Detailed scouting reports.

Player assessment and ratings.

Australian National Championship Reports

High School Championship Reports

Our Client Feedback


BA Pathways offers a range of options for prospective college athletes. Our services range from a basic option for listing your player profile to gain exposure to potential coaches/recruiters, an online guidance through the college recruitment and application process all the way up to a fully guided college application process.


Our introductory package gives you access to the first 3 stages of the BA Pathways program. You will have access to build your own player profile, add game footage and have it professionally packaged for viewing by college coaches and recruiters. You will also get the basics on how you can prepare for the college recruitment process.


Our Elevate program will give you everything that the Basic program has to offer plus access to a 10 stage DIY Recruitment Course. This is an extensive set of processes that you will need to work through in the college recruitment process. You will also have email access to our professional team for any questions along the way.


The Elevate Gold Program is the pinacle of our athlete services. You will have access to all content available to the Intro and Elevate Programs PLUS you will have a fully guided experience from the BA Pathways team. We understand all of the pitfalls and difficulties in finding your way to the right college and we are here to help with Elevate Gold.

Getting Aussie Athletes to College.

Our aim is to assist and expose the great Australian basketball talent and to help both the athlete and the recruiters find each other. We help you as the athlete to present yourself in the most professional way and help navigate the college process and give you the best shot at achieving your dreams.

Australian Athletes in the College system:-


Division 1 NCAA






Junior College

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Basic Program
Introductory navigation advice of college recruitment process - Build your profile including attributes, experience and game tape

BA Pathways College Recruitment Guide

Build your personal profile

Add your experience and measurements

Make game footage available

Add your own profile video

Access basic recruitment templates

Upgrade to an Elevate Program at any time

Elevate Program
Introductory navigation advice of college recruitment process - do it yourself, step by step plan with academic and athletic eligibility advice

BA Pathways Information Booklet

Academic eligibility and athletic qualification advice

Grade Point Average (GPA) review

Creation of athlete profile

Personal video hosting and evaluation

College communication and ranking tracker

Athlete welfare booklet

College coach introduction letter template

SAT and eligibility centre advice

Student Visa advice

End of college playing opportunity promotion

Elevate Gold Program
Full navigation, advisory, monitoring and welfare support service. Access to evrything in the Elevate Program PLUS

High Performance monitoring and support (in cojunction with BA national coaches)

SAT advice and registration support

Student Visa applicaiton support

Ongoing welfare monitoring and support

Updates on BA events/teams and relevant developments

Official visits guidance and advice

SSAT registraion and preparation assistance

Marketing to college database

BA Pathways media release

Client welfare checks.

Darren and Alanna Smith - Basketball Australia Pathways

BA Pathways will simplify the College pathway process and helps athletes to maximise their US College opportunities for all talent levels

Basketball Australia Pathways is headed up by ex NBL players and experienced junior coaches, Darren Smith and Adrian Newall.

Both Darren and Adrian have been through the college recruitment process themselves as players and have observed the growing desire of Australian athletes seeking to pursue this pathway. Darren has also been through the process more recently as a parent with his daughter Alanna securing a scholarship at Stanford University, whilst Adrian has provided years of support and advice to student athletes whithin his roles at the Australian Institute of Sport and The University of Melbourne.

Provide Advice and Guidance

Assessments & Academic Eligibility Review

College Program Introductions & Recruitment Marketing

Need Help? Get In Touch

Basketball Australia Pathways works within the Basketball Australia head office at the State Basketball Centre in Wantirna, Victoria. Both Darren and Adrian are often out visiting with associations and athletes/families around the country so the below contact information may be the best way to get in touch, or submit your details in the form for a prompt response.

  • State Basketball Centre

  • +61 0405 504 718


  • Mon-Fri - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM