Chris Anstey is a 3 time NBL Champion (twice as Captain) and two time Olympian. He has also competed in the NBA, Russia and Spain throughout his 17 year career.
At 7’0” (213cm) tall, Chris has experienced career success in some of the toughest basketball leagues around the world, including the USA, Russia and Spain, and learnt the importance of team culture and leadership in many different environments. Upon returning to Australia, Chris captained the NBL Melbourne Tigers for 4 seasons, leading them to 2 Championships and making 2 more Grand Final appearances, representing the most successful period of time in the Club’s history.
He retired at the end of the 2009–10 season and later became the team’s head coach in 2012. Anstey was a member of the Australian national men’s team, the Boomers, competing in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2008 Beijing Olympics.