Luke Kendall is a former-professional basketball player and coach in the National Basketball League (NBL).
He played for several teams in Australia across the NBL (Sydney Kings - NBL Champions 2005, Perth Wildcats, Melbourne Tigers and Gold Coast Blaze).
Kendall's notable achievements include being a part of the Australian national team (representing his country in international competitions from 2004 to 2008), 2006 Commonwealth Gold Medal and 2006 World Championships.
Post-playing career, Luke's contributions to the world of basketball continued in the form of coaching. He began as Head Coach of the Sydney Comets in NSW (NBL1 Champions in 2015).
Since then, Luke has spent time with a number of high-profile NBL basketball clubs including the Sydney Kings from 2016-2019 and the South-East Melbourne Phoenix from 2019-2022, both as an Assistant Coach. He most recently was a guest coach for the Los Angeles Clippers at the 2002 NBA Summer League.
Current days, Luke has led the creation of 'Hoop City U', the only NBL-Accredited Development Program in Australia. Founded in 2020, the 'Hoop City U' Development Program has gone from strength-to-strength across all Hoop City locations.