Staff | Canada Basketball


Canada Basketball is the National Sporting Organization for the sport of Basketball in Canada. Canada Basketball is respected throughout the world and is recognized by the International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Government of Canada as the sole governing body of the sport of amateur basketball in Canada.

Glen Grunwald

President & CEO

Rowan Barrett

General Manager, Men’s High Performance

Steve Baur

Performance Analyst - Women's High Performance / Assistant Coach, Senior Women's National Team

Steve Nash

Senior Advisor, Senior Men's National Team

Agnes Borg

Manager – Youth Player Development, Women

Maria-Leena Clarke

Director – Marketing and Partnerships

Andrea Driedger

Director – Finance

Julie Arone

Manager – Events and Merchandising

Denise Dignard

Director – Women's High Performance

Mike MacKay

Performance Manager, Women's High Performance

Ron Yeung

Director, Domestic Development

Mike Meeks

Manager, Youth Player Development, Men

Elaine Sun

Manager - Women's Basketball Operations

Lauren Buschmann

Sport Scientist/ IST Manager, Women's High Performance

Phil Jevtovic

Performance Analyst/Database Manager - Men's High Performance Program

Max Hirst

Coordinator - Performance Analysis, Women's High Performance

David Grundman

Coordinator - Men's Basketball Operations

Matt Walker

Manager - Communications


Lisa Thomaidis

Head Coach, Senior Women's National Team

Fabian McKenzie

Head Coach, Development Women's National Team

Claire Meadows

Head Coach, U18/U19 Women's National Team

Kirby Schepp

Head Coach, U16/U17 Men's National Team

Council of Excellence

  • Steve Nash
  • Maurizio Gherardini
  • Glen Grunwald
  • Steve Konchalski
  • Don McCrae
  • Ken Shields
  • Sylvia Sweeney
  • Kathy Shields

Youth Advisory Council

  • Rowan Barrett
  • Mike Meeks
  • Mireille Beland
  • Bev Smith
  • Paul Jones
  • Anne-Marie Thuss
  • Greg Walker