Willie Bryant (Manawatu) | 2017

Willie Bryant has been involved in basketball for 45 years as a player, coach, manager as well as referee evaluator and trainer.

Most of those years have been dedicated to basketball in the Manawatu region where Bryant was employed as the Association Leagues Manager for many years, before he moved into teaching. Bryant has volunteered to train junior referees and still fills the role of NBL Referee Evaluator.