2015 CADET MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED | Canada Basketball

2015 CADET MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED

TORONTO, ON – Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the Cadet Men’s National Team that will represent Team Canada at the U16 FIBA Americas in Bahia Blanca, Argentina from June 10-14.
 
“We’re pleased with the progress the team has made over the course of the training camp,” said Head Coach, Dave DeAveiro. “These athletes have shown outstanding work ethic and commitment to the team to solidify their spots on our final roster.” 
 
DeAveiro, a native of Toronto, returns for his fourth year coaching the U16/U17 age-group team. He is joined by assistants Michael Meeks (Canada Basketball) and James Derouin (University of Ottawa), as well as apprentice coach Nicky Davis (Sheridan College).

“For these athletes it will be their first time representing Canada in international competition,” said Rowan Barrett, Executive Vice President/Assistant General Manager, Men’s High Performance. “This will be a tremendous opportunity for growth and development for this young crop of talented Canadians.”
 
The athletes completed a four-day camp at Humber – North Campus this past weekend. Athletes were identified throughout the year in a series of identification camps and recommendations from the Provincial/Territorial Service Organizations.
 
This past summer, the Cadet squad finished 6th at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Cup in Dubai. Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA Men’s Age Group rankings.
 
A full list team roster and staff are listed below. The team will reconvene in May for a training camp prior to their departure to Argentina.
 
 
2015 Cadet Team Roster

Athlete Name

Position

Hometown

Club

Barrett Jr, Rowan

Wing

Mississauga

REDA/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Bediako, Jaden

Forward

Brampton

Team Breakdown/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Brazdeikis, Ignas

Wing

Oakville

Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Carr, Marcus

PG

Woodbridge

Northern Kings

Courtney, Liam

Forward

Cambridge

REDA/Waterloo Wolverines/Canada Elite

Djuricic, Danilo

Forward

Brampton

CIA Bounce/Team Tyler Ennis

Kabongo, Jonathan

PG

Toronto

CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Kirkwood, Noah

Wing

Kanata

Ottawa Next Level

Llewellyn, Jaelin

PG

Mississauga

Oakville/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand Team

Nembhard, Andrew

PG

Aurora

Vaughan Panthers/ Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Shephard, Grant

Forward

Kelowna

Junior Heat

Shittu, Simisola

Wing

Burlington

REDA/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

 
Alternates:

Athlete Name

Position

Hometown

Club

John, Brandon

Forward

Brantford

CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

Saunders, Keshaun

Wing

Brampton

Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand

 

Staff:

Name

Title

School/Role

Dave DeAveiro

Head Coach

McGill University, Head Coach

Michael Meeks

Assistant Coach

Canada Basketball, Manager of Youth Player Development

James Derouin

Assistant Coach

University of Ottawa, Head Coach

Nicky Davis

Apprentice Coach

Sheridan College, Assistant Coach

Mary Lalancette

Therapist

Ryerson University, Athletic Therapist

Chris Cheng

Manager

Nipissing University, Head Coach

Mark Leung

Doctor

University of Toronto, Team Physician

For More Information, please contact:
Bailey Williams
Manager,Communications
E-mail: bwilliams@basketball.ca
Cell: 647.460.7976


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