Basketball Manitoba has announced that it will be holding one last open tryout for its female Centre for Performance Program this Sunday (September 18) from 10:00 am - 12 noon at Vincent Massey Collegiate.  More information on the program can be found at...

Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce try-out details for the Basketball Canada/Basketball Manitoba Center for Performance training program for 2011-12.  This year’s Center for Performance is for male and female athletes born in 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000.  Try-outs for the Center for Performance are September 11, 2011 at the University of Winnipeg at the following times...

Tryout Notes: 

  • $25.00 tryout fee (cash or cheque payable to Basketball Manitoba) due at the first tryout.

  • All players are to complete the proper tryout form - CP Tryout Form (PDF) either in advance or on-site at the first session.

  • Show up at least 20 minutes before the first session to register.

  • No preregistration required

  • Basketballs will be provided at all sessions.

  • Players are to come dressed ready to play! 

  • Players will be asked to come to both of the above sessions.

The Center for Performance targets young athletes with elite level potential and provides a high quality training environment help them reach their potential and hopefully one day represent Canada internationally.

Program details for 2011-2012;

  • targets high potential athletes born 1997 or later.

  • the center focuses on fundamentals and basic team concepts

  • players are trained as “global players”, multi-skilled and multi positional

  • the group will train 3 times per week from September 15 to November 30

  • includes two on-court sessions and one athletic training session per week

  • sessions are paused for the school seasons

  • sport science sessions are included in the schedule

  • special sessions run by Basketball Canada and university coaches

  • training group will compete in a tournament in the U.S. in November and local exhibition games/scrimmages

  • final training sessions in late March & April leading to 15U Provincial Team tryouts

Athletes who make the CP program will be required to pay a $375.00 registration fee (payable to 'Basketball MB'). This fee will cover all training costs (coaching, gym rental, etc), a gear package and insurance.


The girls program is lead by CP Head Coach Stacey Hawash.The boys program is lead by CP Head Coach Dan Becker.


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