Crowne Plaza Canberra is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Canberra Capitals.
“We are delighted to be the official accommodation partner of the UC Capitals for the upcoming season” said Tim Bruen, Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue at Crowne Plaza Canberra. “We value our partnerships with community and sporting organisations and are pleased to be supporting our local UC Capitals team in the Women’s National Basketball League in 2016-17″.
The University of Canberra Capitals have played in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) since 1984 and have won seven Championships in that time.
As one of Canberra’s most recognisable sporting brands, the UC Capitals have a proud history of success on and off the court and are committed to establishing an elite program of continuous improvement.
“Partnering with such an established, professional and admired brand as Crowne Plaza Canberra fits very nicely with the values of the University of Canberra Capitals” said Matthew Phelps, General Manager, UC Capitals. “We both take great pride in supporting the ACT region and providing a great experience to our customers. The UC Capitals are excited to work with the Crowne Plaza Canberra team and see a great future for our partnership”.
For the 2016-17 season, the UC Capitals will be playing in 12 home games in Canberra, all played out at Southern Cross Stadium in Tuggeranong. Click here for the draw.
Head Coach, Paul Gorris is leading the team for the first time this year. The team is co-captained by UC Capitals veteran Carly Wilson and Olympian Marianna Tolo.
The UC Capitals look forward to continuing to develop and enhance meaningful engagement opportunities with the University community, the basketball community and the people of Canberra to promote women’s sport.