This basketball camp aims to educate athletes on the fine points of basketball fundamentals and
skills necessary for success on the basketball court by:...
  • Emphasizing athleticism during the explosive/dynamic strengthening period. This period is designed to show athletes the connection between their physiology and how that directly affects their performance on the basketball court 
  • Give a personal assessment on a number of physical tests that highlight strengths and weaknesses of a player’s athleticism 
  • Create a positive, competitive and safe environment through experienced, energetic, high level coaching 
  • Educate athletes on nutrition, body composition, basketball IQ and ultimately how these topics relate to performance on the court

Basketball Camp will be held at: 

Sturgeon Heights
Located at: 2665 Ness Ave.
Date: October 25th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Basketball Camp will be held at: 

Linden Woods Community Centre
Located at: 414 Lindenwood Drive West
October 26-27 10:00 am -12:30 pm


Includes Player Insurance Coverage 

How to register: 
  • 18 athletes (Grade 9 &10 boys) that are highly motivated in becoming better basketball players will be accepted
  • Registration will begin after 10:00 am on October 14, 2013 via email to 
  • Email must be sent from parent/guardian’s email address if athlete is under 18 years of age
  • In the event parent/guardians email address cannot be used entry will be accepted using athlete’s address. Email must indicate parent/guardian is giving consent 
  • For successful candidates a confirmation email will be sent out reserving your spot 
  • Camp payment is to be handed in at the office on October 22th (cash only) at your respective school. The envelop is to be marked Training Performance by Thompson 
  • A package will be given to athlete at the time of payment. All forms are to be filled out and returned on the first day of camp
Coaches that will be taking part in the 3-day camp are: 

Coach - Darwin Thompson B.Kin. 
  • Speed Coach & Trainer 
  • 6 years training experience 
  • 1 High School JV Provincial Championship 
  • 1 High School City Championship 
  • First Aid/CPR Certified 

Coach - Stephen Tackie 
  • Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Sturgeon Highs Collegiate 
  • Has coached youth ages 15-17 Provincial Teams

Coach – Jon Giesbrecht 
  • 5 years coaching experience 
  • Head Coach John Taylor JV Team 
  • Bruce Russell memorial coach of the year recipient 
  • Unban JV Boys Provincial Championship 
  • Concepts Coach for MB Basketball Academy 
  • Apprentice Coach with University of Manitoba 


For more information or to register please contact 

Darwin Thompson at:
Phone: 204.998.9707
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