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    March 21, 2018

    SESSION # 4 (BOYS 13-15) IS SOLD OUT: Basketball Manitoba High Performance Spring Break Camps Set for March 26-29

    DEADLINE: FRI MARCH 23 || SESSION 4 (Boys 13-15 year old) IS SOLD OUT - WAIT-LIST SPOTS AVAILABLE. Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce details of it's upcoming Spring Break High Performance Camps for boys and girls ages 10-15 to run Monday, March 26 to Thursday March 29, 2018.  A set participation cap per camp is in place so register now!  Deadline to register is FRIDAY MARCH 23 at 4:30 pm or when the camp sells out! The camps have sold out the last 3 years, so register now to avoid disappointment.




    GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP

    The girls sessions will be lead Basketball Manitoba High Performance Coach Randy Kusano along with other support coaches.  See biography below.  



    GIRLS CAMP SESSIONS, DATES & TIMES
    • GIRLS - Session 1 - ages 10-12, March 26-29, 10:00am - 12:00pm 
    •  GIRLS - Session 2 - ages 13-15, March 26-29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm 
    • If a session is sold out, get on our waiting list.
    GIRLS CAMP LOCATION
    CAMP CAPACITY


    • 30 players per session
    CAMP COST
    • $105.00 per person
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE
    • FRIDAY MARCH 23 at 4:30 pm or when the camp sells out!
    All campers are insured under the Basketball Manitoba insurance program.

    Coach Bios: 


    Randy Kusano, High Performance Coach

    Randy Kusano was the winningest coach in the history of high school basketball in Manitoba. His high school teams won three MHSAA (Manitoba High School Athletic Association) AAAA Provincial Championships provincial titles, 11 conference titles and he coached in 15 AAAA Final Fours in his 34 years coaching with the Oak Park Raiders in Winnipeg before retiring from teaching in 2010. A University of Manitoba graduate, Kusano is a current fully certified NCCP Level 3 coach with nearly 25 years of CIS coaching experience as an assistant with the Bison men’s and women's basketball program.

    Randy has been involved in basketball as a player and coach for over forty years. He developed his love for basketball at Norberry Junior High in St. Vital playing for Hall of Famer, Dennis Alvestad. He moved on to Glenlawn Collegiate and finally to the University of Manitoba.  Randy was a member of three consecutive Canadian Junior Men’s championship teams from 1971-1973. In 1976 he was a member of the first Manitoba team to win a National University championship in basketball, the University of Manitoba Bisons.

    After his university years were done he continued playing with the Nicolett Inn Senior men’s team that captured their first National Senior Men’s Championship in 1979. The University of Manitoba Junior Men and Nicolett Inn Senior men’s teams were later inducted into the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Randy’s coaching career began with the University of Manitoba Junior Bisons in 1974 and continued there until 1976. He has coached high school basketball for the past thirty-four years, thirty two as head coach of the Varsity Boys program at Oak Park High School.

    Over his 34 years at Oak Park, Randy developed the dominate high school program of it’s era, going to 15 Final Fours and winning 3 AAAA Provincial Championships. During this time he has helped to develop more than twenty five players who have gone on to play at the Canadian College or CIS level. Randy has also served as an assistant coach at the University of Manitoba for fifteen years.

    Randy has also coached numerous Manitoba Provincial teams as head coach and as an assistant coach at the Canada Games, Western Canada Games, and National Championships.








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    BOYS BASKETBALL CAMP

    The boys sessions will be lead by the University of Manitoba Bisons and University of Winnipeg Wesmen and their respective coaching staffs and select players.  See biographies below.  

    BOYS CAMP SESSIONS, DATES & TIMES
    • BOYS - Session 3 -  ages 10-12, March 26-29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    • SOLD OUT:  BOYS - Session 4 -  ages 13-15, March 26-29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm 
    • If a session is sold out, get on our waiting list.
    BOYS CAMP LOCATION
    • Sport For Life Canada Games Center, Winnipeg, MB (map below)
    CAMP CAPACITY
    • 30 players per session
    CAMP COST
    • $105.00 per person
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE
    • FRIDAY MARCH 23 at 4:30 pm or when the camp sells out!
    All campers are insured under the Basketball Manitoba insurance program.

    Lead Coach Bios: 

    Each head coach will have support coaches with them from their respective programs.



    Mike Raimbault enters his 8th season as head coach of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. He acted as interim head coach with the Brandon Bobcats in 2007­-08 stepping up from the assistant coach role under Barnaby Craddock. Mike was also the head coach of Basketball Manitoba's Westman Regional Training Centre and named the Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association's 'Open Category' Coach of the Year that season. Prior to his current role with the Wesmen, he has been out west at the University of Northern British Columbia at the Canadian College level. He was named the 2009-­10 CCAA Coach of the Year after leading UNBC to the national title.

    Mike graduated from Brandon University with degrees in Physical Education and Education. As a former Bobcat player, Mike was part of two teams that made it to the National Championship Game (2000 & 2001). He currently holds his NCCP level 3 certification.






    Coach Herve Vincent was born and raised in France where his dedication to the game began in 1988 when he joined a basketball club. He has been involved in coaching since 1997 where he started as a volunteer and became a certified coach in 2005. He earned his degrees in sociology, education and sports training at the University of Rouen (France).

    He has coached and trained players at all levels, from youth to adult, at both the city and national level since 1997.  He has experience in promoting basketball via presentations in schools, community centers, university, tournaments and skill camps.

    From 2006 to 2009, he worked as a technical supervisor for the youth basketball development program in the SPO Rouen professional club where he developed and implemented specific youth skills programs. He has helped develop numerous elite players from his club programs who were selected at the regional, provincial, and professional level in both France and Canada.


    In 2009, he moved to Winnipeg and joined the Junior Bison Basketball Club and started his work with Basketball Manitoba's CP programs, boys and girls. He is currently still working as skills development coach for both the Junior Bison club and the Manitoba Bison Men's team since 2010. Coach Vincent is a certified Basketball coach in France (BEES 1), he is a trained coach at the Fundamentals, Train to learn, Train to Train and Train to compete levels in Canada.







    QUESTIONS?

    Inquires and questions on the Basketball Manitoba High Performance Camps 
    can be made to Dan Becker.


    CAMP MAPS

    Boys Camp


    Canada Games Centre Parking

    During the day, street parking is metered and costs $2.00 for 2 hours. After 5:30 pm, there is FREE unlimited street parking available in the building area.  There are other area paid surface lots in the area which are managed by Impark.  See a live area parking map here.   The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre Parkade is accessible off of Alexander Ave (see below map).  The parkade rates are as follows:

    Monday - Friday
    6:00am - 6:00pm $2/hr
    6:00pm - 12:00am $3/hr
    Saturday & Sunday
    6:00am - 12:00am $3/hr

    Girls Camp




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