Jack Salt

Club: Trefl Sopot

DOB: 11 February 1996

Height: 208cm

Position: Centre

Tall Blacks Debut: 

Junior Association: North Harbour

High School: Westlake Boys’ High

Made his debut for the Tall Blacks on a tour of China whilst still at Westlake Boys HS. Has played a total of 12 games in the black singlet.

Jack spent four years at University of Virginia where he has played  90 games for the Cavaliers. He was the starting centre for the Cavaliers for his Junior and Senior seasons and was co-captain in both those years, 2017-18 and 2018-19. In his senior year Virginia were crowned NCAA champions, Salt becoming the only Kiwi to win an NCAA Division I title.

Received the prestigious the Crowley Scholarship, awarded at Virginia for demonstrating outstanding leadership, sportsmanship, character and integrity.

Signed his first professional contract with Polish club Trefl Sopot in 2019.

Played for The Super City Rangers and Waikato Pistons in the NZNBL before beginning his college career. He was also a Breakers Development player in 2014.

Helped Westlake Boys win back-to-back National Secondary Schools Championships in 2012 and 2013.


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