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Head Coach

Justin Schueller

Head Coach

Justin Schueller brings experience to the Brisbane Bullets at the NBL level having previously held the role as Assistant Coach with Melbourne United for the past six seasons, including their Championship winning seasons in 2017/18 & 2020/21. Widely regarded as one of Australia's most respected young coaches, he has been a part of the Australian Junior programs for a decade, holding the Head Coach position of the Australian U17 Men for their World Cup campaigns since 2017.

Assistant Coaches

Assistant Coach

Greg Vanderjagt

Greg is a former professional basketball player who has played 10 seasons in the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) with the Townsville Crocodiles (8 seasons) and Gold Coast Blaze (2 seasons). Greg has translated his playing experience into his coaching with being an Assistant Coach with the Townsville Crocodiles (NBL) and with the under 17 Australian Junior National Team before joining the Brisbane Bullets staff for the 2020/21 NBL Season. Greg has been a positive influence on and off the court with players and values making an impact in everybody's lives. This has lead Greg being appointed Basketball Australia National Talent Identification Coordinator, which he is responsible for identifying and evaluating junior talent from across Australia and integrating them into the National depth charts. Prior to joining the Brisbane Bullets, Greg served 4 years from 2015 – 2019 as the General Manager of Basketball in Townsville leading the organisation to the 2017 and 2018 QBL championships and impacting growth across all aspects of Basketball and business. Within the Brisbane Bullets organisation, Greg has also previously held the role as Head of Community and Development, driving the Bullets participation and development initiatives and helping to integrate the club into the community.

Assistant Coach

Darryl McDonald

Darryl McDonald joins the Bullets with a wealth of experience in the NBL both as a player and a coach. During his illustrious playing career, McDonald won three NBL Championships including one in his first year (1994) with the North Melbourne Giants and two over his last three seasons with the Melbourne Tigers. Following his playing career, he has dedicated himself to coaching, most recently as an Assistant Coach where he held the role alongside Brisbane Bullets Head Coach Justin Schueller at Melbourne United since 2020. The two were a part of the United coaching staff when the team won the NBL Championship in the 2020/2021 season.

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