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    January 1, 2014

    Kirby Schepp


    Kirby Schepp has been the head men's basketball coach at the the University of Manitoba since 2008 after being at Sturgeon/Silver Heights Collegiate in Winnipeg as a head coach and Physical Education teacher since 1994. Over his 14 seasons in the high school system, he amassed a record of 333-143 while establishing the Sturgeon/Silver Heights as one of the top basketball programs in Manitoba while leading them to five Provincial Final Fours, five league championships and a 100% graduation rate of athletes. Schepp was also named both the ‘AAAA’ Boys Coach of the Year and the Coaching Manitoba Excellence in Coaching Award (School System) in 2007.

    Along with his role at Sturgeon/Silver Heights, Schepp head coaching history includes being part of Team Manitoba for seven seasons while holding a 67-19 record among teams playing in exhibition tournaments, National Championships and Canada Games. From 2005-2010, he was Manitoba's Manitoba's Canada Games Male Coach and the Head Coach of Canada Basketball’s Centre for Performance Prairie Region Boy's Program (involved since 2001) while being Basketball Manitoba's most active National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Course Conductor (Levels 1-3).

    Schepp is also very involved in the redevelopment of the NCCP model at the national level and is one of Manitoba's few Master Learning Facilitators. He held the position as Manitoba's High Performance Provincial Coach since 2007-2010. His past experience with basketball coaching has also been as President of the Manitoba Basketball Coaching Association (MBCA), the University of Winnipeg assistant coach from 1996-2001 and playing at the University of Winnipeg from 1993-96.

    In addition to his coaching prowess, Schepp has a Masters in Education (Coaching) from the University of Victoria, Bachelor of Education from the University of Winnipeg and National Coaching Certification Program Level 3 plus was selected as Canada’s representative and head basketball coach at Generations for Peace, International Sport Development programs held in Amman, Jordan in late November 2008.  In 2012, Kirby joined the Board of Directors at Basketball Manitoba.
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