Basketball Manitoba is very pleased to announce the hiring of Jillian Kehler as its new Program Coordinator. She will replace Ian Dickey who is leaving the organization after 6 years in the position for a new opportunity.
Jillian holds a bachelors degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Recreation Management and Psychology from the University of Manitoba. She is returning to Basketball Manitoba after 3 years since interning with the organization in the fall of 2014. Since then, she has worked at Sport Manitoba and most recently at the Downtown Winnipeg YMCA as its program coordinator.
Jillian commented, "I feel I will bring a passion and vibrant energy to this position as well as a wide range of skills that are always adaptable. I am a fast learner and have experience working with youth and adults in many different capacities."
In this position, she will assist in the planning, development and management of all aspects of the coach and referee certification & education programs, elite programming, provincial championships, special events, youth programming, financial management and office management.
Jillian will officially begin on August 28.