5TH ANNUAL SANDS BASKETBALL COACHES CLINIC (ONLINE)

About this Event

Join us for a great day of hoops at our annual Coaches Clinic. This year’s clinic will be hosted virtually, and features 5X World Champion Don Showalter (USA Basketball) who will help you and your team prepare for a successful season.

All FIVE sessions for the 2020 event will be hosted online.

OCTOBER 23RD, 2020

9AM-10AM GOLD STANDARDS

10:15AM-11:15AM TEACHING BASKETBALL WITH 3×3

11:15-12PM LUNCH BREAK

12PM-1PM PRESS DEFENSE

1:15PM-2:15PM DRILLS FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT

2:30PM-3:30PM BALL SCREEN OFFENSE

REGISTRATION LINK:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-sands-basketball-coaches-clinic-tickets-121752321471

COACH DON SHOWALTER

Don Showalter for a 11th time will serve as head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp. He also is a 10-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach while serving as head coach of USA men’s U16 and U17 national teams from 2009-2018. In May 2016, he was hired as a coach director, USA Basketball youth and sport development division. Most recently, Showalter led the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U17 National Team to a 7-0 record and gold medal at the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup. In recognition of his leadership, he was named as a co-recipient of the 2018 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award, an honor he shared with USA U17 women’s head coach Carla Berube.

A high school coach for 42 years and a seven-time USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award winner, Showalter owns a perfect 50-0 record at the helm of USA Basketball U16 and U17 teams with 10 GoldMedals. Further, Showalter was the U.S. Olympic Committee 2012Volunteer Coach of the Year.

In addition to winning gold medals for the USA, Showalter has returned to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for eight fall training camps to help prepare the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team for future competitions.Coach Showalter compiled a 601-346 overall record (.635 winning percentage) during his 42 seasons as a high school head coach, including 16 district titles and six state tournament appearances.In 2015-16, his fourth and final year at Iowa City High School, his team finished 13-10, was a co-champion of the MississippiDivision of the Mississippi Valley Conference, and Showalter was named the 2016 Mississippi Valley Division Coach of the Year in the MVC. While at Mid-Prairie High School (Iowa) from 1984-85 to2011-12, Showalter tallied a 446-202 (.688) record, and in eight seasons (1976-84) as the head coach at Central Elkader HighSchool (Iowa), he totalled a 108-63 (.632) record.

Showalter earned the 2004 National Association of BasketballCoaches Advocacy Award. In 2009, he was honored by theNational High School Athletic Coaches Association as theNational Coach of the Year, and he was an Iowa BasketballCoaches Association Coach of the Year 10 times (1981, 1982, 1991,1995, 1996, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2016).In addition to his high school coaching duties, Showalter was selected to coach in the 1999 McDonald’s High School All-AmericaGame and the 2005 and 2012 Jordan Brand Classic All-Star Games.He has been a coach at the Nike Skills Academy and LeBron Academy and has also spoken at basketball clinics around the world, including in Australia, Belgium, Dubai, Egypt, England,Italy, Russia, Scotland, Spain (Canary Islands) and Switzerland.

VARSITY BOYS TO ATTEND 2020 TBI

TBI Boys 2020: With a plethora of positivity and plenty of warm hoops karma, B.C.’s best accept invites for an early-season date at the LEC!

 

NORTH DELTA — Jesse Davis. Everett Swaim. Justin Sunga. Bobby Mabeny. KC Ibekwe. Ben Manns. Caleb Lyons. Rav Randhawa. Clay Kurtz. Karn Shergill. Rourke MacDonald. Travis Hamberger. Gyan Sandhu. Rhys Maestre. Milan John. Daniel Marcelo. Ekman Sohal. Arars Jahangiri. Jaydan Bains. Kyle Kong.

While our world remains virtual these days, that’s nonetheless a 20-man squad of rising Grade 11 and 12 talent which could hold its own anywhere on the continent.

And with all of our collective karma directed towards a safe-and-sound 2020-21 B.C. high school basketball season, it’s also a list of 20 of the finest (one player from each team) set to take part in the 2020 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Dec. 9-12 at the Langley Events Centre.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW AT VARSITYLETTERS.CA

 

2019 ED TERRIS MEMORIAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

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2019 Ed Terris Memorial Basketball Tournament

 

ADMISSION

ADULTS: $3

STUDENTS: $2

NON-SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN: FREE

 

November 27th – 29th

VARSITY DIVISION

KWANTLEN PARK

MCROBERTS

SANDS

PACIFIC ACADEMY

 

JUNIOR VARSITY DIVISION

BURNABY CENTRAL

ENVER CREEK

SANDS

STEVESTON-LONDON

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH

DIVISION TIME HOME GUEST
JV 3:30PM ENVER CREEK STEVESTON
JV 5PM SANDS BURNABY CENTRAL
VARSITY 6:30PM SANDS KWANTLEN PARK
VARSITY 8:15PM PACIFIC ACADEMY MCROBERTS

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH

DIVISION TIME HOME GUEST
JV 3:30PM ENVER CREEK BURNABY CENTRAL
JV 5PM SANDS STEVESTON
VARSITY 6:30PM SANDS MCROBERTS
VARSITY 8:15PM KWANTLEN PARK PACIFIC ACADEMY
 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH

DIVISION TIME HOME GUEST
JV 3:30PM BURNABY CENTRAL STEVESTON
JV 5PM SANDS ENVER CREEK
VARSITY 6:30PM SANDS PACIFIC ACADEMY
VARSITY 8:15PM MCROBERTS KWANTLEN PARK

 

FALL COACHES CLINIC 2019

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4th Annual Fall Coaches Clinic

October 25th, 2019

Join us for a great day of hoops at our annual Coaches Clinic. This year’s lineup is filled with talented and dynamic speakers who will help you and your team prepare for a successful season.

 

SCHEDULE

9AM AARON LANDON, ST. MARTIN’S UNIVERSITY

ST. MARTIN’S DEFENSE

 

10AM GODFREY DRAKE, GREEN RIVER CC

CULTURE: THE POWER OF CIRCLES

 

11AM  DOUG PLUMB

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

 

LUNCH – PROVIDED ON SITE

 

1PM GODFREY DRAKE, GREEN RIVER CC

UPTEMPO BASKETBALL AND DECISION MAKING

 

2PM JAMIE OEI, VANCITY BASKETBALL

TEAM OFFENSE CONCEPTS

 

OUR SPEAKERS

AARON LANDON – ST. MARTIN’S UNIVERSITY

Aaron Landon begins the 2019-2020 as the 16th head coach in Saints’ men’s basketball history. Landon comes to Saint Martin’s after coaching six seasons at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Washington. At SPSCC, Landon compiled a record of 102-68 and over the last four seasons, the Clippers went 93-26. He became the winningest coach in program history and was named the NWAC West Region Coach of the Year three consecutive seasons. The Clippers were ranked in the top five NWAC Coaches Poll from 2016 to 2019 and won three consecutive NWAC West Region Championships. Before Landon took over the SPSCC program in 2013, he was an assistant coach at GNAC school Concordia (Ore.) for two seasons.

DOUG PLUMB – LONDON LIGHTNING

Coach Plumb will be taking the reigns as Head Coach of the CEBL’s London Lightning for the 2019-2020 season. Prior to London, Doug served as Head Coach of the CEBL’s St. John’s Edge in addition to a previous stint as the lead Assistant Coach with London. Doug is the ultimate ‘players coach’ having built his game in The United States & Canada leading to overseas professional contracts. In addition to his duties with the London Lightning, Coach Plumb also leads player development instruction with Grit Performance Athletics, working with some of BC’s best high school players.

JAMIE OEI – VANCITY BASKETBALL

Jamie Oei is currently the Head Coach and Executive Director of Vancity Basketball Academy. Prior to Vancity, Coach Oei served as an Assistant Coach with Division II Simon Fraser in 2014-2015 and as an Assistant Coach with UBC from 2010 to 2014.During his stint with UBC the Thunderbirds won two Canada West Championships and took home a Bronze medal at the 2011 USport national championships. Prior to UBC, Jamie spent three seasons as the Head Coach at Douglas College, a tenure that produced a national championship and another appearance in the CCAA championship game as well as two PacWest championships. Coach Oei was also named BCCAA and CCAA Coach of the Year in 2001 at Langara College.

GODFREY DRAKE – GREEN RIVER CC

Godfrey Drake has led the Green River CC Gator men’s basketball program since 2017-18 season. Previous to Green River Coach Drake was head coach at Kentlake High School for four seasons (2012-2016) and an assistant at Green River under head coach Tim Malroy (2008-2012). An outstanding player in his own right, Drake was a member of the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles teamwhere he graduated with a B.S. in Sports Administration. Most recently he finished his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Univ of Concordia, Irvine.

Registration Link:

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