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    November 25, 2015

    15U Female Head Coach - Darren Sampson

    Darren Sampson started coaching basketball in 1988 at Churchill High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He moved to Winnipeg in 1997 and has been coaching at Acadia Junior High since, winning the JHIT provincial championship in 2001, and finalists in 2000, 2002 and 2010-2014. He coached the JV teams at Fort Richmond Collegiate in 2002-03 and 2005-06.

    In the fall of 2003, Darren was the interim head coach at the University of Manitoba, and was an assistant coach with the Bison’s from 2003 to 2005. He was also part of the Manitoba Provincial Team coaching staff from 1999 to 2002 at the 15U Midget level.  Darren and his wife Jodi founded, organized and coached the Junior Bison girls basketball program from 2001 to 2007.

    Darren was named the MBCA / Basketball Manitoba Junior High Coach of the Year in 2001, 2005 and 2016. Since 2015, he has been involved as a coach with the Manitoba Centre for Performance Program. He has also coached ringette, hockey and volleyball.

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