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17 ATHLETES SELECTED FOR U18 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP

TORONTO, ON (May 29, 2018) - Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the 17 athletes who will attend the U18 men's national team training camp from May 30 - June 7 at Carleton University (Ottawa, ON).

Head Coach Dave Smart (Carleton University) will be joined by assistants Michael Meeks (Canada Basketball), Jamie McNeilly (Virginia Tech), and Chris Cheng (Nipissing University).
 
Following training camp, the team will travel to St. Catharines on Thursday, June 7 for the FIBA U18 Americas Championship 2018 (June 10-16).
 
A full list of athletes, coaches and team schedule can be found below. Training camp is closed to the public. Media are invited to post-practice scrums on the following dates:

Saturday, June 2

11:45 a.m. Gym Opens
12:00 p.m. Availability

Wednesday, June 6

12:45 p.m. Gym Opens
1:00 p.m. Availability

Saturday, June 9 (Meridian Centre - St. Catharines)

2:15 p.m. Gym Opens
2:30 p.m. Availability

*All times are EST and subject to change
 
Media interested in attending training camp can contact Team Manager Scott Waithe.  Practices will take place at the Ravens' Nest on the campus of Carleton University.

Last summer, the team earned a historic gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Cup 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

Canada is currently ranked 2nd worldwide in the FIBA Youth Men Rankings.

 

2018 U18 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

Name

Height

Hometown

Current School Team 

Current Club

Malcolm Bailey

6'8"

Stratford, ON

Ridley College

Nike UPlay Canada

Jaden Bediako

6'8"

Brampton, ON

Ridley College

Nike UPlay Canada

Ryan Brooks

6'7"

Toronto, ON

Vaughan Prep

CIA Bounce

Joel Brown

6'1"

Brampton, ON

Brewster Academy

CIA Bounce

Tre Edwards

6'5"

Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Heights

Nike UPlay Canada

Benjamin Hendriks

6'10"

Mississauga ON

Athlete Institute

CIA Bounce

AJ Lawson

6'6"

Brampton, ON

GTA Prep

UPlay Canada

Emanuel Miller

6'7"

Scarborough, ON

La Lumiere School

UPlay Canada

Jahcobi Neath

6'3"

Toronto, ON

Crestwood Prep College

Grass Roots

Andrew Nembhard

6'4"

Toronto, ON

Montverde Academy

Nike UPlay Canada

Wheza Panzo

6'6"

Mississauga, ON

Hamilton Heights

Nike UPlay Canada

Addison Patterson

6'6"

Milton, ON

Orangeville District Secondary School

CIA Bounce

Tyrese Samuel

6'7"

Lasalle, QC

Wasatch Academy

UPlay Canda

Jevonnie Scott

6'5"

Toronto, ON

Athlete Institute

CIA Bounce

Connor Vreeken

6'4"

Kingston, ON

Frontenac Secondary School

CIA Bounce

Aiden Warnholtz

6'2"

Kanata, ON

Canada Topflight Academy

Ottawa Elite

Noah Wharton

6'0"

Brampton, ON

Ridley College

Nike UPlay Canada

 

2018 U18 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM COACHES & STAFF

NAME

POSITION

HOMETOWN

TEAM/CLUB

Dave Smart

Head Coach

Ottawa, ON

Carleton University

Jamie McNeilly

Assistant Coach

Toronto, ON

Virginia Tech University

Michael Meeks

Assistant Coach

Brampton, ON

Canada Basketball

Chris Cheng

Assistant Coach

Scarborough, ON

Nipissing University

Steve Konchalski

Mentor Coach

Halifax, NS

St. Francis Xavier University

Scott Waithe

Team Manager

Scarborough, ON

Seneca College

Krisjon Vargas

Therapist

Toronto, ON

Canada Basketball

Dr. Mark Leung

Physician

Toronto, ON

 

 

2018 U18 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM SCHEDULE

DATE

ITEM

 

May 30 - June 7

Training Camp

Carleton University - Ottawa, Ont.

June 7-9

Pre-Competition Training

Brock University - St. Catharines, Ont.

June 10

Canada vs. Argentina

 

 

 

FIBA U18 Americas Championship 2018

 

Meridian Centre - St. Catharines

June 11

Canada vs. Ecuador

June 12

Canada vs. Chile

June 13

Rest Day

June 14

Quarter-finals

June 15

Semifinals

June 16

Finals