ALL BOYS & OLDER GIRLS CAMPS SOLD OUT: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce it will be hosting its Summer Basketball Camps from Monday, August 23 to Friday, September 3, 2021, for boys and girls ages 9 to 12.  The camp will be run in 12 person cohort groups at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre (aka Sport Manitoba Courts) and will work on skill progressions and team concepts.  Current health guidelines will be followed at all times.  

The boy's camps will be led by Kirby Schepp and the girl's camps will be led by Michele and Eric Sung.  Each camp session is divided by age and is limited to 12 players per session group/court.  The cost of the camp is $125.00 per player

With only 12 players allowed per camp, the sessions will sell out fast.  The deadline to register is FRIDAY AUGUST 20 at 12:00 pm or when the camp sells out. The camps have sold out the last 5 years, so register now to avoid disappointment.


As part of the new Basketball Manitoba safety guidelines for this program, the following protocols will be followed...
  • HEALTH ATTESTATION: All participants (coach and players) will be asked to agree to a personal health attestation form verifying they meet a number of health requirements in order for them to participate.  The form will be provided during the registration process.  
  • PAYMENT: Camp fees will only be collected online via credit card or eTransfer.  No in-person payments will be made to minimize contact.
  • DROP OFF / PICK UP: See below map
    • Players can be accompanied by one parent/caregiver inside the building but once the camp begins are asked to leave the building and return no earlier than 5 minutes before the camp is scheduled to end.  See the below map.
    • MASKS: Sport Manitoba requires anyone under the age of 12 to keep their non-medical mask on while in the Sport Manitoba facility at all times.  Since one of our camp sessions straddles the 11-12 age range, we ask that ALL campers keep their masks on at all times regardless of age.    
  • BRING A BASKETBALL: Players must bring their own basketball for use for the duration of the camp.
  • WATER BOTTLE & TOWEL: Players are to bring their own pre-filled water bottle and towel.  There is a contact-less water bottle filling station located just outside of the gym to refill as needed.
  • CHANGE ROOMS: Access to locker rooms/change rooms/showers are off-limits so players are asked to come dressed ready to play.  To limit the need to manage added equipment, players are asked to bring a minimum number of other items with them.  Player equipment will be placed spaced out along the window wall of the gym.  
  • SANITIZATION: Hand sanitizer will be provided at the entrance of the gym and at each court.  Players and coaches will be required to sanitize their hands both entering and departing the gym.

The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre aka Sport Manitoba Courts located in downtown Winnipeg

Inside the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre / Sport Manitoba Courts.  The facility features 3 full hardwood basketball courts and 14 basketball hoops.  Learn more...


The boy's sessions will be lead by University of Manitoba Women's Basketball Coaches Michele and Eric Sung. 


DATES & TIMES: Monday, August 23 to Friday, August 27, 2021
  • Session 1 - 9 & 10 Girls - August 23 to 27 - 9:30 - 11:30 am STILL ROOM
  • Session 2 - 11 & 12 Girls - August 23 to 27 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm SOLD OUT
  • 12 players per session
  • $125.00 per person (includes GST)
  • FRIDAY AUGUST 20 at 12:00 pm or when the camp sells out!
All campers are insured under the Basketball Manitoba insurance program.



The boy's sessions will be lead by University of Manitoba Men's Basketball Coach Kirby Schepp. 


DATES & TIMES: Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 3, 2021
  • Session 3 - 9 & 10 Boys - August 30 to September 3 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am SOLD OUT
  • Session 4 - 11 & 12 Boys - August 30 to September 3 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm SOLD OUT
  • 12 players per session
  • $125.00 per person (includes GST)
  • FRIDAY AUGUST 20 at 12:00 pm or when the camp sells out!

All campers are insured under the Basketball Manitoba insurance program.



Bisons men's basketball head coach Kirby Schepp has coached more than 50 different teams over the past 26 years and 18 at the U SPORTS level (13 as head coach). He completed his 12th season at the helm of the Manitoba Bisons in 2020-21 and has steadily brought the Herd back into national contention.

Under Schepp, the Bisons have made the post-season in eight of the last 11 seasons, including six years in a row (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20). He's also led Manitoba to three Canada West Final Four appearances, including back-to-back in 2016 and 2017, along with 2020. In 2017, Schepp's squad earned the right to compete for the national championship for the first time since 1986 (counting regional championship), and three years later, he manned a Bisons squad that finished 16-4, the best regular-season result in program history. 
Coach Schepp has been a part of the Canadian Men's National Team Program for over a decade. In 2009, Schepp was named to the staff of the inaugural Canadian Cadet (17U) National Team. He has been a coach of numerous medal-winning teams at FIBA events including a bronze medal at the 2010 World 17U Championships and a gold medal with the Junior National Team at the 2017 World Championships. He was also the head coach for Canada's U16 national team in 2019, where the squad qualified for the FIBU U17 World Cup after a first-place finish in group B of the FIBA U16 Americas. Additionally, in 2018, Schepp led Canada to a historic silver medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in his international head coaching debut.  The medal was Canada's first in men's basketball at the games. 

Schepp has coached several future NBA players while with Canada Basketball including Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Nik Staukas, and Dillon Brooks

A graduate of the University of Winnipeg and the University of Victoria and former U SPORTS player, Schepp coached successful high school and club teams for over 15 years as well as serving as an assistant at the University of Winnipeg for five years. He led his high school teams to numerous Final Four appearances over 14 years. He also coached many provincial teams and elite club-level programs to successful finishes nationally.

Coach Schepp earned his B.A. and B.Ed from the University of Winnipeg and a Masters Degree (Coaching) from the University of Victoria. Schepp is an NCCP Master Learning facilitator and has trained hundreds of coaches over the past 20 years.



Michele Sung (nee Hynes) enters her eighth year as head coach of the Bison women's basketball team in 2021-22. It hasn't taken Sung long to turn the Bisons into a championship contender. Four years ago, the squad made the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and they repeated that feat again in 2018, as well as 2019.

A product of Millgrove, Ontario -- a hotbed for women's basketball in Canada -- Sung attended St. Mary High School, which is widely known as a basketball factory. After a successful career at St. Mary, Sung chose the U of M for her post-secondary basketball career beginning in 2006.

Sung played five years with the Bisons, completing her university basketball career in 2010 while also obtaining a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. During her time with the team, she racked up an impressive resume. She was an Academic All-Canadian as a freshman in 2006-07, as well as team captain for three consecutive seasons, beginning in 2007-08. One of her biggest accomplishments as a Bison occurred following the 2009-10 season, when she received the Sylvia Sweeney Award – presented to a player who demonstrates outstanding achievement in basketball, academics, and community involvement. 

Sung's head coach while with the Bisons, Pam Danis, also helped to instill a passion for community outreach within the team. Danis was just starting her work with Aboriginal communities at the time of Sung's commitment and the squad would have a number of team events at Skownan First Nation, with Sung helping as a mentor coach during her entire Bisons tenure. 

Following her playing days as a Bison, Sung spent a year with ZKK Partizan Basketball Club in Belgrade, Serbia, but was drawn back to the U of M because she wanted to finish her second degree (in engineering). It was during this time that a number of coaching opportunities were presented to her in the province. One of Sung's earliest coaching opportunities was with the U17 female provincial team, where she was an apprentice coach for two years under former Bison women's basketball head coach and U of M Athletic Director Coleen Dufresne, as well as Don Thomson. The 2013 edition of the provincial team won bronze at the Canada Summer Games. 

Sung also added national team experience to her resume shortly afterwards, becoming an assistant coach with Team Canada's Paralympic Basketball Team as well as a performance analyst with Team Canada's Development Team. She was also named to the U17 women's national team that represented Canada at the FIBA World Championships in 2016. 


Eric is currently the head coach of the varsity girls at Dakota Collegiate and has been since 2015. He is currently the head coach for the Junior Bison 17U girls and in past years an assistant coach with the University of Manitoba Bison women’s program. Sung spent the summer of 2019 as an assistant coach with the 17U girls provincial team.

He has been highly involved in basketball development in Manitoba for the past ten years. Most recently as a boys Centre of Performance coach (2013 – 2019) and 15U provincial team head coach in 2014 and 2015. Eric has head coaching experience with the Junior Varsity Boys at Maples Collegiate (2013), 2013 Manitoba Summer Games team, 18U Boys Chinese Universal Storm (2011-2013) and Junior Bison Girls Basketball Program (2008-2010).

Sung graduated from Steinbach Regional Secondary School and played post-secondary basketball at Providence University College. He then moved on to graduate from University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Education and Education. Eric is currently a high school physical education and human ecology teacher at Dakota Collegiate.


Inquires and questions on the Basketball Manitoba High-Performance Camps 
can be made to Tiffany Peape.


Please note that the above basketball program has been approved by Basketball Manitoba as part of the Return to Basketball Plans.  All participants (players, coaches, volunteers and parents/caregivers) are expected to follow the new safety guidelines as detailed.  More information can be found HERE.  

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