50 Athletes Invited to Women’s National Age Group Assessment Camp

Fifty athletes (26 Cadette and 24 Junior) from across the country have been invited to participate in the Women’s National Age Group Assessment Camps at the University of Toronto, Mississauga and Humber College.  The Cadette Assessment Camp will take place from March 28 to April 1 at Humber College, while the Junior Camp will be at the University of Toronto, Mississauga and Humber College from March 27-30.
The objective of this camp is to provide a national training environment with international focus to top identified athletes in a variety of age groups ranging from those born in 1996 and later. At the camp, National Team sport scientists, coaches and technical staff will identify athletes who will be invited to the next activity of the 2015 Cadette and Junior National Team programs.
“We look forward to this opportunity to assess the progress made by these young nationally identified athletes and for our coaches to provide further direction on their individual performance plans” said Denise Dignard, Director of Women’s High Performance.  “We are also excited to once again bring together key coaches, technical leaders and mentors from across the country who are all committed to the long-term development of podium athletes for the senior national team.  When we gather individuals who are all striving for excellence, the energy is tremendous and sparks the passion for continued growth.”
This past summer, the Cadette Women’s National Team, led by head coach Carly Clarke, finished 6th at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships for Women. In 2015, athletes born during 1999 or later will take part in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championships for Women in Mexico from June 23-28.
The Junior Women’s National Team finished 2nd at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Colorado Springs, qualifying them for the FIBA World Championships. This is the sixth-consecutive qualification for the team under head coach Rich Chambers. This summer, athletes born during 1996 or later will participate in the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championships for Women, held in Russia from July 16-26.
Canada is currently ranked 4th overall in the FIBA Women’s Age Group rankings.
A full list of selected athletes, coaches and staff are listed below.

2015 Junior Age Group Assessment Camp Invitees:
Chelayne Bailey1997Pickering, ON
Angela Bongomin1998Regina, SK
Halle Bovell1998Hamilton, ON
Mikaela Brewer1998Barrie, ON
Bridget Carleton1997Chatham, ON
Julia Chandler1997Toronto, ON
Shay Colley1996Brampton, ON
Maurane  Corbin1997St. Bruno, QC
Zayn Dornstauder1997Regina, SK
Danielle Garven1997Ajax, ON
Maël Gilles1997Montreal, QC
Oksana Gouchie-Provencher1998Markham, ON
Barbara Johnson1996Toronto, ON
Jaelyne Kirkpatrick1997Oakville, ON
Veronika Lavergne1997Cumberland, ON
Myriam Leclerc1998St.-Roch-De-Richelieu, QC
Summer Maskewich1998Calgary, AB
Bridget Mulholland1998Kingston, ON
Daneesha Provo1996Dartmouth, NS
Alicia Roufosse1997Abbotsford, BC
Nyamuoch Teny1998Kitchener, ON
Julianna Thomson1998Conestogo, ON
Kendra van Leeuwen1998Brantford, ON
Lauren Yearwood1997Victoria, BC
2015 Cadette Age Group Assessment Camp Invitees:
Laeticia Amihere2001Mississauga, ON
Niyah Becker2000Winnipeg, MB
Jama Bin-Edward1999Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
Hailey Brown1999Hamilton, ON
Macaela Crone1999Moose Jaw, SK
Sarah Donovan1999London, ON
Rosemarie Dumont2000Quebec City, QC
Taisha Exanor1999Montreal, QC
Louise Forsyth1999Langley, BC
Hanna Hall1999Hamilton, ON
Taya Hanson2000Kelowna, BC
Sarah Hiscock1999Mount Pearl, NL
Dana Inglis1999Winnipeg, MB
Alyssa Jerome1999Toronto, ON
Roxane Makolo2000St.Hubert, QC
Eleanore Marciszewski1999Ste-Julie, QC
Amy Mazutinec1999Stirling, AB
Kate Moran2000Waterloo, ON
Shaina Pellington1999Pickering, ON
Aiden Rainford1999Toronto, ON
Gabrielle Roache2000St. Johns, NL
Kyla Shand1999Saskatoon, SK
Sage Stobbart1999North Vancouver, BC
Sarah Te-Biasu2001Montreal, QC
Paulla Weekes2000Toronto, ON

Rich ChambersPort Moody, BCHead Coach
Scott EdwardsEdmonton, ABAssistant Coach
Scott ReevesKamloops, BCAssistant Coach
Nate McKibbonHamilton, ONPerformance Analyst
Danielle DobneyAurora, ONTherapist
Sarah LeaitchNewmarket, ONTeam Manager
Carly ClarkeHalifax, NSHead Coach
Jodi GramMarkham, ONCo-Head Coach
Dani SinclairVictoria, BCAssistant Coach
Erin McAleenanLethbridge, ABAssistant Coach
Michele HynesWinnipeg, MBPerformance Analyst/Apprentice Coach
Michelle BellBrampton, ONTherapist
Megan PinskeCoquitlam, BCTeam Manager/Apprentice Coach
Mike MacKayTruro, NSPerformance Manager, WHP
Agnes BorgToronto, ONTalent ID & Manager Youth Player Development
Mireille BélandRepentigny, QCTalent ID & Youth Council
Shawnee HarleCalgary, ABSenior Women Assistant Coach
Fabian McKenzieSydney, NSDevelopment Women Head Coach
André DesjardinsGloucester, ONCadette Mentor Coach
Dipesh MistryMarkham, ONSenior Women Performance Analyst
Nick DeAdderCanning, NSWHP Performance Analyst
Chris DalCinToronto, ONWHP Basketball Scientist
Joan MlynarczykToronto, ONIST & Therapist Lead
Meghan SmithToronto, ONTherapist
Christa EniojukanAjax, ONTAS-ON Coach
Rob AngioneLondon, ONTAS-ON Coach
Fabienne BlizzardOttawa, ONTAS-ON Coach
Albena Branzova-DimitrovaMontreal, QCTAS-QC Coach
Claire MeadowsBrantford, ONTAS-BC Guest Coach
Karen BremnerGuelph, ONTAS-ON Guest Coach
Antoine LépineMontreal, QCTAS-QC Guest Coach
Éric FréchetteSorel-Tracy, QCTAS-QC Guest Coach
Lindsay WalshTruro, NSProvincial Technical Staff
Paul HumbertSaskatoon, SKProvincial Technical Staff
Neil SmithMoncton, NBProvincial Technical Staff
Geoff MooreSt. John’s, NLProvincial Technical Staff
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