Wheelchair Basketball Canada: Twenty-three athletes to participate in NextGen Camp in Toronto

Wheelchair Basketball Canada announced 23 athletes will participate in the NextGen Camp from July 7-9 at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre in Toronto. Led by Men’s Under-23 head coach Darrell Nordell, the NextGen Camp will introduce athletes to Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s High Performance Program. Athletes will receive instruction on technical and tactical skills. Additionally, the camp will allow athletes to compete against the top Junior-aged wheelchair basketball players in the country. “This camp will help our high performance team identify NextGen athletes and athletes for the Women’s Under-25 program and Men’s Under-23 Team,” said Jeff Dunbrack, Wheelchair Basketball Canada High Performance Director. “The NextGen Camp is an excellent opportunity to introduce new players to our program and for the athletes to work on skill development.”The 23 athletes participating are: Keaton MacEachern – Chilliwack, B.C.Cameron Gelowitz – Kamloops, B.C.Brandon Twaites – Pitt Meadows, B.C.  Rylan Bileski – Winnipeg, Man.Bernard Rosello – Winnipeg, Man.Teo Roy – Winnipeg, Man.Matthew Wilton – Winnipeg, Man.Tyler Bickford – Ottawa, Ont.Nasif Chowdhury – Toronto, Ont.Cole Heessels – Exeter, Ont.Charlotte McElroy – Hamilton, Ont.Broden Nagle – London, Ont.Mercy Nyakundi – Hamilton, Ont.Ibrahim Odza – Scarborough, Ont.Travis Topping – Vienna, Ont.Gabriel Giguère- Drummondville, Que.Jérémy Giguère – Drummondville, Que.Gaby Noël – Saint-Étienne-de-Beauharnois, Que.Lionel Tamoki – Montreal, Que.Desiree Isaac-Pictou – Ugpi’ganjig First NationAustin MacLellan – Fredericton, N.B. Gavin Baggs  – Paradise, N.L.Alex Wells – Torbay, N.L. CoachesDarrell Nordell (Edmonton, Alta.) –  Under-23 Men’s Head CoachChristian LaSerra (Richelieu, Que.) – Under-23 Men’s Assistant CoachNic Palmer (Laval, Que.) – Senior Men’s Assistant CoachDylan Carter (Toronto, Ont.) – Senior Women’s Assistant CoachKathy Ludwig (Ottawa, Ont.) – Team Ontario Head Coach Additional Support StaffBlaise Mutware (Toronto, Ont.) – Senior Men’s National Team member and Guest SpeakerJoe Leszner (Thornhill, Ont.) – Mental Performance ConsultantJesse McNalley (Toronto, Ont.) – Performance AnalystPaul Murata (Toronto, Ont.) – Senior Women’s Athletic TherapistDanielle de Laat (Hamilton, Ont.) – Senior Men’s PhysiotherapistHailey Roll (Mississauga, Ont.) – High Performance Coordinator

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