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    August 6, 2014

    Winnipeg's Emily Potter & Michele Hynes Invited to Canadian National Development Team Tryouts

    (Toronto, Ont.) – Winnipeg's Emily Potter has been invited as part of the try-out roster that will compete for a spot on the Development Women’s National Team.  Head coach Fabian McKenzie and his coaching staff will take helm of the team and prepare them for their summer competition.  Emily commented...
    I'm really excited for this opportunity to continue working with team Canada & I'm excited for the future and more international experience!
    Joining Emily from Manitoba will be Michele Hynes, of the University of Manitoba Women's Basketball Team who will work with the team as their performance analyst.  Michele commented...
    I am very excited about the opportunity to work with the Canadian development team. The coaching staff is full of experience so it will be a great opportunity to learn. I look forward to contributing in anyway I can and representing the country!
    Canada will compete in Taipei, Taiwan in the 36th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament. The competition runs August 20-24.

    2014 Development Women's National Team try-out roster



    NamePositionHeightHometown
    Cassandra BrownForward6-2Vernon, B.C.
    Audrey Ann Caron-GoudreauForward6-3Gatineau, Que.
    Khaleann Ann Caron-GoudreauForward6-3Gatineau, Que.
    Quinn DornstauderCentre6-4Regina, Sask.
    Saicha Grant-AllenForward6-5Hamilton, Ont.
    Sami HillGuard6-10Toronto, Ont.
    Megan LUkanGuard5-7Barrie, Ont.
    Sarah Jane MaroisGuard5-7Quebec City, Que.
    Emily PotterCentre6-5Winnipeg, Man.
    Karly RoserGuard5-10Hamilton, Ont.
    Jamie WeisnerGuard6-9Clarkston, WA
    Korissa WilliamsPoint Guard5-9Amherstburg, Ont.
    Emma  WolframCentre6-5Kamloops, B.C.


    * Note: Athletes may be invited after the Open Identification session to take part in the 2014 DWNT / Sr. B tryout by invitation.

    2014 Development Women's National Team coaching staff
     
    NamePositionHometown
    Fabian McKenzieHead coachSydney, N.S.
    Michele BelangerAssistant coachMississauga, Ont.
    Jeff SpeedyAssistant coachFredericton, N.B.
    Michele HynesPerformance analystWinnipeg, Man.
    Patrice PepinPhysiotherapistQuebec City, Que.
    Mikaela BerzaTeam managerMississauga, Ont.
    Sari KraftPhysicianToronto, Ont.
    Christine YuongRefereeToronto, Ont.
    Team Schedule
    • Tryouts by invitation August 2-5 at Durham College in Oshawa.  Training camp afterwards August 6-16.
    • Travel to Taipei, Taiwan on August 17.
    • Compete at the 36th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament, August 20-24.
      • 5 games in 5 days, round robin style, schedule TBC
      • Teams taking part in women’s tournament are:
        • Canada National Team B
        • Japan – Denso Iris WJBL Team
        • Korea National Team
        • USA Pro Select Team
        • Chinese Taipei National Team A
        • Chinese Taipei National Team B

     
    For more information, please contact: 
    Denise DignardScott Hastie
    Director, Women’s High PerformanceCommunications Co-ordinator
    Canada BasketballCanada Basketball
    Tel 416-614-8037 ext 204Tel 416-614-8037 ext 217
    ddignard@basketball.cacommunications@basketball.ca

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