Alan Westover

Alan was an integral part of the Melbourne Tigers when the club made the transition from SEABL to NBL in 1984. He was the captain of the team that won the South East Conference (South East Australia Basketball League) title in 1983. Following playing and coaching stints with the Dandenong Rangers and Ballarat Miners, Alan was named Assitant coach of the Tigers in 1992.  He remained Lindsay Gaze’s assistant until 2004.  At the end of 2004/05 season, Al was appointed Head Coach. He held the head coach position until 2011 and guided the club to 2 NBL titles.

Melbourne Tigers

Number: 13

Played: 1978 to 1984

NBL Games: 24


Assistant Coach NBL (1992 to 2004)

Head Coach NBL (2005 to 2011)

Head Coach Tiger Junior Boys (1992 to 2004)


SEABL Championships: 1 (1983)

NBL Championships: 4 (1993, 1997, 05/06 & 07/08)

NBL Coach of the Year (2005/2006)

Captain SEABL Championship Team (1983)

Captain Tigers Inaugural NBL Team (1984)

VBA 1st All Star Team (1981)

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