After losing 2014/15 NBL Most Improved Player Todd Blanchfield, sharpshooter Clint Steindl knew he had to set up in his absence.
Steindl did just that as he went to average 12.8 points a game while shooting 39% from three point land. He also averaged an outstanding 92.5% from the three throw line.
Steindl then topped off his career best season earning himself the NBL Most Improved Player Award and being selected in an extended Australian Boomers squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics alongside fellow Crocodile Mitch Norton.
Clint Steindl in the 2014/15 season became only the 3rd player to come to the Crocs after playing for the Cairns Taipans first – Nathan Crosswell & Anthony Stewart being the other 2. Clint played 2 seasons with the Taipans under Aaron Fearne averaging 7.4 points per game and 41% from the 3pt line.
He was selected to the 2012 All-star Game in Adelaide and also competed in the 3pt Shootout.
Clint has represented Australia in the 2011 & 2012 YouYi Games vs China in Perth & Singapore and in 2013 & 2014 for the Sino-Australia Challenge games vs China in Perth, Tianjin, China and Yongcheng, China.
Steindl also competed with current team mate Mitch Norton at the 2013 University Games in Russia where they were Silver Medallists and in the 2012 Stankovic Cup, again a Silver Medallist.
Clint had a storied college career from 2009-2012 at St Mary’s where he led the Gaels to a second WCC tournament title since 1987. They won their first tournament game since 1959 defeating the Richmond Spiders and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen. In 2012 the Gaels claimed both the regular season WCC title and the tournament title and received a seven seed in the NCAA Tournament.
He had 7.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in his senior year including 94% from the FT line and 42% from 3. Steindl had 7 3’s in a game against St John’s in 2011 as a junior and is ranked 6th in 3pt field goals made in school history.
Went to the AIS in canberra in 2007 and 2008.