TORONTO, ONT. (May 21, 2019) – Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the 18 athletes invited to the U16 men's national team training camp.


Head Coach Kirby Schepp returns and will be joined by assistants Jason Dawkins (Ontario Basketball), Kevin Duffie (Acadia University) and Patrick Tatham (McMaster University).

The FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2019 in BelΓ©m, Brazil (June 3-9) will qualify the top-four teams to the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2020.

Canada is in Group B along with hosts Brazil, Puerto Rico and Uruguay.

Canada earned a silver medal at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017 in Formosa, Argentina. This will be Canada’s sixth appearance since the FIBA U16 Americas Championship began in 2009, with the country medalling in each of their previous five tournaments.

Prior to the training camp, Canada Basketball’s Men High-Performance Program held an assessment camp on May 20 for Canadian male athletes born in either 2003 and 2004.  In addition, open identification sessions were held in Toronto and Edmonton last fall.

A full list of athletes, coaches and team schedule can be found below.  Training camp will take place at University of Toronto Mississauga and is closed to the public. Media are invited to post-practice scrums on the following dates:

Canada is currently ranked 2nd worldwide in the FIBA World Ranking Presented by NIKE.

Source: http://basketball.ca/en/news-article/18-athletes-selected-for-canada-basketball-u16-mens-national-tea?mc_cid=460bcac474&mc_eid=cefecf82c6

2019 U16 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

NAME
HEIGHT
HOMETOWN
CURRENT SCHOOL TEAM
Brody Adams
6’8"
Ottawa, ON
St. Pius X High School
Keyonte Beals
6’2"
Dartmouth, NS
Rectory 
Enoch Boakye
6’8"
Brampton, ON
Brampton Centennial S.S.
Jaden Clayton
5’10"
Whitby, ON
Andrews Osbourne Academy
Josiah Davis
6’1"
Kitchener, ON
Huron Heights S.S.
Jefferson de la Cruz Monegro
6’1"
LaSalle, QC
Γ‰cole Lucien-PagΓ©
Caleb Houstan
6’7"
Mississauga, ON
Montverde Academy
Luke Hunger
6’8"
Montreal, QC
Ashbury College
Nigel Hylton
6’6"
Toronto, ON
Oakwood Collegiate
Dorile (DJ) Jackson
6’2"
Mississauga, ON
St. Martin S.S
Dylan Kalambay
6’6"
Brampton, ON
St. Edmund Campion C.S.S
Jaden Kirkwood
6’4"
Kanata, ON
Ashbury College
Leonard Miller
6’5"
Scarborough, ON
Thornlea S.S
Ryan Nembhard
5’10"
Aurora, ON
Montverde Academy
Milos Nenadic
6’6"
Kitchener, ON
Cameron Heights Collegiate
Shaedon Sharpe
6’3"
London, ON
H.B. Beal S.S
Caelum Swanton-Rodger
6’8"
Calgary, AB
Sir Winston Churchill S.S
Jayden Webley
6’8"
Calgary, AB
Montverde Academy
 2019 U16 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM COACHES & STAFF
NAME
POSITION
HOMETOWN
AFFILIATION
Kirby Schepp
Head Coach
Winnipeg, MB
University of Manitoba
Jason Dawkins
Assistant Coach
Toronto, ON
Team Ontario
Kevin Duffie
Assistant Coach
Grand Falls, NB
Acadia University
Patrick Tatham
Assistant Coach
Milton, ON
McMaster University
Alessandro Francella
Physician
Richmond Hill, ON
University of Toronto
Mary Lalancette
Physiotherapist
Orangeville, ON
Canada Basketball
Mike Meeks
Mentor Coach
Brampton, ON
Canada Basketball
Charles Hantoumakos
Team Manager
Toronto, ON
Thornlea Prep
2019 U16 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM SCHEDULE
DATE
ITEM
TIME (ET)
 LOCATION
May 20
Assessment Camp

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
May 21-23
Training Camp

May 27-30
Training Camp

June 3
Canada vs. Uruguay
12:30 PM

FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2019
Belem, Brazil
June 4
Canada vs. Brazil
7:30 PM
June 5
Canada vs. Puerto Rico
5:15 PM
June 7
Quarter-finals
TBD
June 8
Semifinals
TBD
June 9
Finals
TBD
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