WMBA OPEN GYM
Saturday January 25th
6:30pm - 10:00pm
Canada Games Sport For Life Centre Courts
- BYOB (Bring your Own Ball)
- FREE for all WMBA registered participants
- $1 Drop-In Fee for all non-WMBA players (Siblings and Friends of WMBA)
We have a great opportunity for all WMBA players for open gym time this coming Saturday, January 25th! Courts 1 and 2 will be wide open for free play, shooting, and working on your game. We will have a special guest on court 3 willing to work with kids age 7-18 on their shots:
Coach Grant Richter will be available all evening on court 3 to work with kids of all ages on their game and in particular shooting skills.
Grant Richter has coached basketball in the province of Manitoba since 1983. Grant has coached all levels including grassroots, Winnipeg Minor Basketball, Rising Stars League, Junior High, High School, College (MCAC), University (CIS), and professional (IBA).
In the 90’s Grant served as an assistant coach with the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. In 1996, Grant joined the Winnipeg Cyclone as an assistant coach and was promoted to head coach in 2000. In his time with the Cyclone, Grant had the benefit of being mentored by legendary coach Bill Klucas and NBA legend Darryl Dawkins.
Grant currently coaches his 11-12 Girls WMBA basketball team out of Oxford Heights Community Club. Grant's education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree (Kinesiology) from the University of Winnipeg, and a Masters of Education degree (Sport Coaching) from the University of Victoria. Grant has also completed his NCCP level 4 at the National coaching institute in Winnipeg.