Basketball Manitoba is very pleased to announce the hiring of Tiffany Peape as its new Program Coordinator! She will replace Jillian Kehler who left the organization earlier this spring after 3+ years in the position for a new opportunity.
Tiffany is a recent graduate from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management and Community Development with a Major in Recreation Studies and a Minor in Marketing. She is returning to Basketball Manitoba after interning with the organization for 3 months in the fall of 2020.
Tiffany has also worked with the University of Manitoba in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management department and with Bison Sports and recently at Football Manitoba as an administrative assistant. She is an avid volunteer including with Sport Manitoba as the Mission Staff with the 16U Female girl's basketball team at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games and as a basketball coach with the Winnipeg Athletic Association for Youth (WAAY) basketball league among others.
As a basketball player, Tiffany was a member of the Provincial Championship run with the Sisler Spartans Junior Varsity Girls team in 2014 and the Varsity Girls teams in 2015 and 2016.
Tiffany commented, "Growing up within the basketball community not only sparked my passion for sport, but taught me valuable life skills beyond the game of basketball like leadership, teamwork, and confidence. My experiences in basketball inspired me to pursue an education and career path in sport and recreation. Thus, I am beyond excited to be a part of the organization that delivers these experiences to every athlete, coach, referee, and parent!"
In this position, she will assist in the planning, development and management of all aspects of the coach and referee certification & education programs, elite programming, provincial championships, special events, youth programming, financial management and office management.
Tiffany will officially begin at Basketball Manitoba on Monday, July 26, 2021, and will be able to be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org after that point.