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    February 12, 2020

    MANITOBA GAMES POSTPONED TO JULY 2021: Manitoba Summer Games Basketball Coaches Announced

    Sport Manitoba announced on April 27, 2020, that the 2020 Manitoba Games have been officially postponed and will be moved to July 2021 due too the Coronavirus concerns in the community.  Read more...


    Basketball Manitoba is very pleased to announce its Manitoba Summer Games powered by Manitoba Hydro coaching line up at the 16U age level for the summer of 2020.  This summer, the sport of basketball will be part of the Manitoba Summer Games in Dauphin, Manitoba and the program will feature a total of 16 teams at the male & female 16U age level (born in 2004 or later).  The coaching staff are listed below along with their respective region.

    The 2020 Manitoba Games will see for the first time the newly merged regions used as a base for eligibility.  The old Westman and Parkland regions have been merged into the new "West" region and the old Central and the south part of the old Eastman region has been merged into the new "South" region.  The old north part of the Eastman region has been merged with the old Interlake region to form the new "East" region.  The newly formed South and West regions, along with Winnipeg, will each host 2 male and 2 female teams each and the new East and North regions will host 1 male and 1 female teach each, for a total of 16 basketball teams created.  See the below map for a visual of the new boundaries.

    The 2020 Manitoba Games coaching line-up is...

    Region (Coach Hometown)GenderCoach NamePosition
    North (The Pas)MaleDarcy HanchukHead Coach
    North (The Pas)MaleSaman Mirza-AghaAssistant Coach
    North (The Pas)MaleKaweah HanchukManager
    North (Thompson)FemaleCourtney McKayHead Coach
    North (Thompson)FemaleJP BeaucheminAssistant Coach
    North (Thompson)FemaleGrant BrownManager
    South 1 (Morden)MaleAshley HoitnikHead Coach
    South 1 (Morden)MaleBrenden NeufeldAssistant Coach
    South 1 (Morden)MaleNathan PayneManager
    South 2 (Steinbach)MaleDewayne PennerHead Coach
    South 2 (Steinbach)MaleTBAAssistant Coach
    South 2 (Steinbach)MaleTBAManager
    South 1 (Winkler)FemaleMark HammHead Coach
    South 1 (Winkler)FemaleDavid McLeodAssistant Coach
    South 1 (Winkler)FemaleErin McLeodManager
    South 2 (Steinbach)FemaleWayne EliasHead Coach
    South 2 (Steinbach)FemaleTBAAssistant Coach
    South 2 (Steinbach)FemaleTBAManager
    East (Sagkeeng)MaleAndrew KlapratHead Coach
    East (Sagkeeng)MaleTJ ScharerAssistant Coach
    East (Sagkeeng)MaleKaylee KlapratManager
    East (Powerview)FemaleMary-Jo HovorkaHead Coach
    East (Selkirk)FemaleAmanda HallsonAssistant Coach
    EastFemaleJodene KowalchukManager
    West 1 (Grandview)MaleMarc GiassonHead Coach
    West 1 (Grandview)MaleNathan ZadoroznyAssistant Coach
    West 1 (Grandview)MaleTBAManager
    West 2 (Carberry)MaleChris UnrauHead Coach
    West 2 (Carberry)MaleJuan MosqueraAssistant Coach
    West 2 (Carberry)MaleJoel PlanteManager
    West 1 (Dauphin)FemaleSteph PotterHead Coach
    West 1 (Dauphin)FemaleTirrell LukyeAssistant Coach
    West 1 (Dauphin)FemaleSamantha Rody-LundquistManager
    West 2 (Brandon)FemaleMatt McLeodHead Coach
    West 2 (Brandon)FemaleAdam HartmanAssistant Coach
    West 2 (Brandon)FemalePaige ThomsonManager
    Winnipeg 1MaleSpencer HarrisonHead Coach
    Winnipeg 1MaleDan LawAssistant Coach
    Winnipeg 1MaleColin HarrisonManager
    Winnipeg 2MaleBilly IsaacHead Coach
    Winnipeg 2MaleEric FernandezAssistant Coach
    Winnipeg 2MaleJeff BatyManager
    Winnipeg 1FemaleMadison CyrHead Coach
    Winnipeg 1FemaleAlannah LischynskiAssistant Coach
    Winnipeg 1FemaleDarin DemchukManager
    Winnipeg 2FemaleAlejandro MarcelinoHead Coach
    Winnipeg 2FemaleLeanne TurnerAssistant Coach
    Winnipeg 2FemaleRodger SalmManager

    Additional support coaches will be announced in the coming weeks. 

    Tryouts for all the teams will take place in April for all regions with exception to the Winnipeg region which will host their tryouts in early June following the Manitoba Provincial team tryouts.  Details on the tryouts will be announced in early March.   The rural regions will be permitted to carry up to 3 age 17U players (born in 2003) on their roster...

    REGION (Old Region Noted for Reference) 
    South #1 (old “Central”)
    South #2 (old “Eastman”)
    East (old “Interlake”)
    North (old “Norman”)
    West #1 (old “Parkland”)
    West #2 (old “Westman”)
    Winnipeg #1
    Winnipeg #2

    The non-Winnipeg teams will compete in the Manitoba Club Basketball Championships on May 7-10, 2020 and the programs will culminate at the 2020 Manitoba Summer Games in Dauphin, Manitoba with the male competition running August 9-11 and the female August 12-14, 2020.

    More basketball details on the 2020 Manitoba Games can be found HERE.

    More general information including the eligibility rules on the 2020 Manitoba Sumer Games can be found HERE.

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