Basketball Manitoba is very excited to announce that coach Jay Triano of the Toronto Raptors and former National Team Men's Coach will be headlining at its Super Coaches Clinic scheduled for October 21-22 in Winnipeg.  Triano will present for a total of 4 hours over the 2 days and joins 7 other presenters to make up the two day event set for the University of Winnipeg which coincides with the province wide SAG in-service day and the start of the WMBA community club season.  This marks the 3rd year of the SCC and has become the largest Canadian based basketball coaches clinic in the country attracting nearly 400 a year.  

Also scheduled to present at the 2 day event is Steve Brown of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kirby Schepp and Pam Danis of the University of Manitoba, Tanya McKay and Mike Raimbault of the University of Winnipeg, Gil Cheung of Brandon University, Cam Moskal of the Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials, Manoj (Minich) Nowrang with the Positive Coaching Aliance and Chris McDole of Pro-Aggression Training.  

One-day registration is only $75 or come to both days for $100.  Registration includes a Reebok Messenger Bag, a Wesmen and Bison Basketball Season Pass, lunch and a chance to win a trip to the NIKE Coaches Clinic next May in Las Vegas or a Team Prize Pack each valued at over $1500.  Deadline to register is THURSDAY OCTOBER 20 AT 12 NOON.  Don't miss the premier coaching event of the year! 




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Jay Triano was promoted to head coach of the Raptors in May 2009.  He became the first Canadian born and Canadian trained coach in the NBA when he joined Lenny Wilkens’ staff for the 2002-03 season. Triano led his 2009-10 team to a 40-42 mark, missing the eighth and final playoff spot by a single game. 

A native of Niagara Falls, Canada, Triano possesses significant international coaching experience. He was the head coach of the Canadian Men’s National Team from 1998-2004 posting a 52-42 (.553) record. He led Canada to a semifinal berth in the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Puerto Rico and to a 5-2 record, second best to the United States, in the 2000 Olympics.  In August 2010, he was added as the Team USA Men’s National Team assistant coach and continued on the bench through its training and exhibition games in Spain and Greece, and the FIBA World Championship in Turkey. He helped lead the US to a gold medal winning the title over host country Turkey.  Triano had also served as an assistant coach of the USA Basketball Select Teams that trained against the U.S. National Team in 2007 and 2008, was lead coach at the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp, and assisted at the 2010 USA National Team training camp in Las Vegas, Nevada.



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