Notable Players

Over the 40+ years, Montrose Vikings have seen some outstanding players who have gone on to make a career in basketball.  Scroll down to see more information about the players’ basketball experience*.

Jackie Brown (nee Lear)

Jackie Brown (nee Lear)

Jackie started playing for Montrose Primary (after school comp) in Grade 2 but then played for Montrose Vikings’ first ever U12 team in around about 1979.  After playing for one to two years, Jackie’s family moved to Queensland. She is currently Basketball Queensland South U18 Women’s Head Coach coming off the back of a silver medal at the 2019 Australian Championship.  Jackie is also the Australian Sapphires Assistant Coach.

  • 2003- 2005 – ABA League Gold Coast Gliders
  • 1998- 2003 -German Premier League playing for Gottingen
  • 1996-1997 – WNBL Brisbane Blaze
  • 1990-1995 – Starting Point guard for University of California Berkeley playing in the Pac 10 Conference
  • NCAA All American Selections, NCAA All American Academic Selections, Lead League in Steals 3 years, 2nd Assists and 2nd in Point Scoring at California University
  • Selected in American Nike All-Star Team to tour with USA Olympic National Team to play exhibition games throughout America
  • 1989-1990 – WNBL – Adelaide Lightning.
  • 1987-1989 – WNBL – Brisbane Bullets
  • State Under 18 QLD team 2 years.










*If you know of an ex-Montrose Vikings player who is not listed, please email

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