Matt Lacey (Harbour) | 2019

Matt Lacey was a Junior Tall Black as a player, and is now making waves as a coach. In 2019 he steered his Rosmini College side to a third straight final at the Schick Secondary School Boys’ National Finals, finishing runner-up in 2019. Rosmini then finished 6th at the ISF World Schools Basketball Championships in Greece.

At a regional level, Lacey led the North Harbour team to the 2019 U19 National Championship, and to a gold medal at the Great American Shoot-out Tournament in Dallas.

Lacey was an assistant coach with the New Zealand U17 Men’s team that won silver at the FIBA U17 Oceania Tournament in New Caledonia.