Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Emily Johnson has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Emily has been active in basketball for 10 years now and is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Centre for Performance program.  She is currently in grade 12 at Oak Park High School.  


SUMMER 2018 PLAYER PROFILE
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Emily Johnson
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5'11"
PRESENT AGE 17
CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 10 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
SUMMER GOALS My goals for the summer are to win a bronze medal at nationals, as well as work on my outside shooting.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS In the future I would like to play university basketball.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memory in basketball is winning bronze at the Canada Summer Games.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My two brothers Ryan and Owen.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL After high school I would like to go to university and pursue a career in medicine.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER When my basketball career is over I would like to stay involved in the basketball community and possibly do some coaching.


Past basketball recipients of this award include...  VIEW MORE ON PAST WINNERS

  • Abby Smith
  • Anna Kernaghan
  • Maltha Uwambajimana
  • Claire Signatovich
  • Niyah Becker
  • Raizel Guinto
  • Jordan Tully
  • Robyn Boulanger
  • Kerilynn MacLennan
  • Atoosa Jalayeri
  • Jasmine Ibrahim
  • Sara Ibrahim
  • Kerri Kuzbyt
  • Emily Potter
  • Brittany Wiebe
  • Danielle Baril
  • Adele Baril
  • Morgan Cross
  • Danielle DeGagne
  • Krystal Schouten
In partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500 to a female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.

MORE INFORMATION ON WOMEN TO WATCH GRANT





CONGRATULATIONS EMILY!
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