Manitoba Provincial Team athletes Dana Inglis & Niyah Becker have been identified by Canada Basketball along with 63 other athletes from across the country to the women’s national age-group assessment camp.  The camp will run at Humber College, North Campus in Toronto, ON from December 13-17.  Invited from Manitoba will be Michele Hynes of the University of Manitoba as a Performance Analyst.  

“We are excited to hold this camp to provide identified athletes with exposure to our Canadian Style of Play to then apply the skills and knowledge towards the goal of becoming a world-class athlete and representing Canada at the top international level,” said Denise Dignard, Director of Women’s High Performance. “Having a pool of world-class coaches who are committed to the long-term development of podium athletes for the senior national team is a key contributor to our successful system.  When we gather individuals who are all striving for excellence, the energy is tremendous and sparks the passion for continued growth.”

The camp offers a national training environment with international focus to top athletes born 1996 or later who have been selected through the national identification process. 

Women’s high performance coaches from across the country will provide leadership, including junior (U18) women’s national team head coach Rich Chambers (Terry Fox Secondary School) and 2014 cadette (U16) women’s national team head coach Carly Clarke (Ryerson University).

National team sport scientist, coaches and technical staff will conduct testing and training sessions, as well as assess the overall athlete pool to determine the areas of growth of the athletes as well as list of invitees for the March age-group camp leading towards the nominees to the 2015 summer cadette and junior national team program tryouts.

Placing 6th at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships for Women, the cadette team will participate in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women. The team will be comprised of athletes born 1999 or later. The assistant coaching staff to be confirmed following the camp.

Silver medalist at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Colorado Springs, the junior squad has advanced to the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championships for Women in Russia from July 16-26.

Qualifying for 6 consecutive U19 world championships Chambers returns as head coach and will be assisted by Scott Edwards (University of Alberta) and Scott Reeves (Thompson Rivers University). The 2015 junior team will be comprised athletes born in 1996 or later.   
Canada is currently ranked 4th in the world in the FIBA women’s age-group rankings. 

A full athlete invitee and staffing list below.


Laeticia Amihere2001Mississauga, ON
Chelayne Bailey1997Pickering, ON
Jacey Bailey1998Burnaby, BC
Niyah Becker2000Winnipeg, MB
Angela Bongomin1998Regina, SK
Halle Bovell1998Hamilton, ON
Mikaela Brewer1998Barrie, ON
Hailey Brown1999Hamilton, ON
Bridget Carleton1997Chatham, ON
Julia Chandler1997Toronto, ON
Shay Colley1996Brampton, ON
Maurane  Corbin1997St. Bruno, QC
Macaela Crone1999Moose Jaw, SK
Emily Dewey1999Regina, SK
Sarah Donovan1999London, ON
Zayn Dornstauder1997Regina, SK
Libby Epoch1998Moose Jaw, SK
Taisha Exanor1999Saint-Laurent, QC
Louise Forsyth1999Langley, BC
Danielle Garven1997Ajax, ON
Maël Gilles1997Montreal, QC
Oksana Gouchie-Provencher1998Markham, ON
Hanna Hall1999Hamilton, ON
Carmen Handy1999Sarnia, ON
Taya Hanson2000Kelowna, BC
Sarah Hiscock1999Mount Pearl, NL
Paule-Beline Ibata2000Pierrefonds, QC
Dana Inglis1999Winnipeg, MB
Alyssa Jerome1999Toronto, ON
Barbara Johnson1996Toronto, ON
Ella Johnson1999Saskatoon, SK
Jaelyne Kirkpatrick1997Oakville, ON
Aislinn Konig1998Surrey, BC
Veronika Lavergne1997Cumberland, ON
Myriam Leclerc1998St.-Roch-De-Richelieu, QC
Roxane Makolo2000St.Hubert, QC
Eleanore Marciszewski1999Ste-Julie, QC
Summer Maskewich1998Calgary, AB
Amy Mazutinec1999Stirling, AB
Julan McDonald1998Scarborough, ON
Bridget Mulholland1998Kingston, ON
Reece Mungar1999Stoney Creek, ON
Bliss Mutanda1998Greenfield Park, QC
Alexa Neal2000Mercier, QC
Michaela Nieuwenhuizen1997Strathoy, ON
Shaina Pellington1999Pickering, ON
Lauryn Prokop1999Saskatoon, SK
Aiden Rainford1999Toronto, ON
Gabrielle Roache2000St. Johns, NL
Alicia Roufosse1997Abbotsford, BC
Cierra Roufosse1997Abbotsford, BC
Marcie Schlick1998Prince George, BC
Kyla Shand1999Saskatoon, SK
Sage Stobbart1999North Vancouver, BC
Sarah Te-Biasu2001Montreal, QC
Nyamuoch Teny1998Kitchener, ON
Julianna Thomson1998Conestogo, ON
Tatiana Toledo1998Blainville, QC
Andrea Torres1998Terrebonne, QC
Kendra van Leeuwen1998Brantford, ON
Anika Weekes2000Toronto, ON
Paulla Weekes2000Toronto, ON
Eternati Willock1997Scarborough, ON
Lauren Yearwood1997Victoria, BC
Jessica Zarowny1999Lethbridge, AB


Agnes BorgToronto, ONWHP pool candidate and TASCanada Basketball and Ontario Basketball
Rich ChambersPort Moody, BCJWNT HCTerry Fox SS
Carly ClarkeHalifax, NSCWNT HCRyerson University
Andre DesjardinsGloucester, ONWNT coaching pool & coach mentoringLouis Riel SS
Scott EdwardsEdmonton, ABJWNT ACUniversity of Alberta
Jodi GramMarkham, ONCWNT co-leadBill Crothers SS
Erin McAleenanLethbridge, ABWHP pool candidateUniversity of Lethbridge
Fabian McKenzieSydney, NSDWNT HC & coach mentoringCape Breton University
Claire MeadowsBrantford, ONWHP pool candidateUniversity of Lethbridge
Scott ReevesKamloops, BCJWNT ACThompson Rivers University
Dani SinclairVictoria, BCWHP pool candidateUniversity of Victoria
Ryan ThorneMontreal, QCWHP pool candidate & TAS-QCMcGill University
Emily WrightBurnaby, BCWHP pool candidateSimon Fraser University


Sunny AhluwaliaVancouver, BCWHP PASimon Fraser University
Hasan AlanamEtobicoke, ONCandidate PA
Nick DeAdderCanning, NSCandidate PAAcadia University
Brett HarperWaterloo, ONCandidate PA
Michele HynesWinnipeg, MBDWNT PAUniversity of Manitoba
Nate McKibbonDundas, ONWHP PAMcMaster University
Dipesh MistryMarkham, ONSWNT PARyerson University
Megan WigginsFillmore, SKWHP PA


Megan PinskeCoquitlam, BCCW TM/ApprenticeUniversity of Alberta
Kadie RiverinOttawa, ONJW TM/ApprenticeThe York School


NameHometownCB AffiliationAffiliation
Mireille BelandRepentigny, QCTAS-QC & Youth CouncilVanier College
Albena Branzova-DimitrovaMontreal, QCTAS-QCUniversite du Quebec a Montreal
Katie HamiltonSault Ste Marie, ONTechnical staffBasketball PEI
Harry LamarreMontreal, QCTAS-QCEcole Louisbourg
Shaun McGuinnessNorth Vancouver, BCTAS-BCBasketball BC
Devon NorrisHalifax, NSTechnical staffBasketball Nova Scotia
Lindsay WalshTruro, NSTechnical staffOntario Basketball
Renaldo MaignanMontreal, QCTAS-QCÉcole Lucien Pagé


Michelle BellBrampton, ONAthletic TherapistRyerson University
Tracy BlakeRexdale, ONPhysiotherapist
Marcel CharlandToronto, ONSWNT Athletic TherapistUniversity of Toronto
Danielle DobneyAurora, ONAthletic Therapist
Jessica KennyLondon, ONPhysiotherapist
Joan MlynarczykToronto, ONSWNT Physiotherapist & Lead Sport Medicine and TherapySport Medicine and Therapy Lead
Patrice PepinQuebec City, QCDWNT Physiotherapist
Yung WongEdmonton, ABPhysiotherapistUniversity of Alberta

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