Wheelchair Basketball Canada: Senior Women’s Team heads to Colorado for camp

Wheelchair Basketball Canada announced that 11 athletes will participate in a camp and series of games from May 17-20 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Senior Women’s National Team will play six friendly international games against Australia and the United States in preparation for the upcoming IWBF World Championships (June 9-20). “The five-day camp will allow our athletes to build team chemistry on and off the court as we prepare for the World Championships,” said Jeff Dunbrack, Wheelchair Basketball Canada High Performance Director. “The six friendly games will assist our athletes with the needed reps in preparation for Dubai.”Team Canada’s game schedule: Thursday, May 18USA vs Canada 4 p.m. ETAustralia vs Canada 9 p.m. ETFriday, May 19Canada vs Australia 4 p.m. ETUSA vs Canada 9 p.m. ETSaturday, May 20Canada vs USA 11 a.m. ETAustralia vs Canada 9 p.m. ETAll games will be live streamed on Facebook here. The 11 athletes participating are:Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.)Cindy Ouellet (Quebec City, Que.)Élodie Tessier (Saint-Germain de Grantham, Que.)Kady Dandeneau (Pender Island, B.C.)Melanie Hawtin (Oakville, Ont.)Sandrine Bérubé (Beauharnois, Que.)Tara Llanes (North Vancouver, B.C.)Tamara Steeves (Mississauga, Ont.)Puisand Lai (Toronto, Ont.)Sofia Fassi Fehri (Montreal, Que.)Megan Smith (Vancouver, B.C.)CoachesMarni Abbott-Peter (Vancouver, B.C.) – Senior Women’s Head CoachTim Frick (Pender Island, B.C.) – Assistant CoachDylan Carter (Toronto, Ont.) – Assistant Coach & WBC Performance Analyst Additional Support StaffPaul Murata (Toronto, Ont.) – Senior Women’s Athletic TherapistJeff Dunback (Halifax, N.S.) – High Performance DirectorHailey Roll (Mississauga, Ont.) – High Performance Coordinator

Press release & photo: Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Leave a Reply