Lindsay Gaze OAM OLY

Hall of Fame Class: 2004 Role: Coach


Hall of Fame Class: 2004 Role: Coach


Lindsay Gaze has become an icon of the game as a player, coach, and administrator.

He represented Australia at three Olympics as a player, and as a coach at four Games. He also coached Australia to fifth position at the 1982 World Championship, a result that has still never been bettered.

Under Gaze’s influence, the Melbourne Tigers have established themselves as a perennial force in the NBL, winning two Championships under his direction.

During his career he was the longest-tenured coach in the league and has led his team in over 600 games (an NBL record).

He has also made a remarkable contribution to Australian coach development and FIBA during his career.

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