Team Canada

2007 Nike Canada Elite Team

Coach: Roy Rana
Coach: Kevin Hanson
Coach: Wayne Dawkins
Name Position Height Weight Birthyear Hometown College / Interest
Jordan Bachynski C 7'0'' 215 1989 Calgary, Alberta --
Alwayne Bigby W 6'5'' 190 1990 Toronto, Ontario Georgetown, Michigan, Illinois*
Keaton Cole PG 5'9'' 150 1989 Toronto, Ontario --
Kyle Johnson SG 6'3'' 190 1988 Toronto, Ontario --
Devoe Joseph CG 6'3'' 175 1989 Pickering, Ontario Texas A&M, Michigan, Kentucky*
Jean Paul Kambola F 6'9'' 210 1991 Toronto, Ontario --
Cretien Lukusa G 6'2'' 210 1988 Toronto, Ontario --
Tyler Murray PG 6'4'' 190 1990 Toronto, Ontario --
Harouna Mutumbo W 6'4'' 185 1989 Pickering, Ontario --
Dwayne Smith W/F 6'6 200 1988 Toronto, Ontario --
Marc Trasolini F/PF 6'9'' 225 1990 Vancouver, BC --
Maurice Walker PF/C 6'9'' 265 1991 Toronto, Ontario --
 

COACHING STAFF

Roy Rana
Coaching Record (298-56)
Coach Rana has helped his Eastern Commerce High School, Toronto Mission Club, Team Ontario and Canada’s Junior National Team rewrite Canada’s record books. Some of Coach Rana’s successes include 6 Toronto South Championships, 3 Provincial Championships, 3 Canadian National Championships, and 1 International Junior Tournament Championship this past year in Italy. Over the past 5 years, Coach Rana has coached and developed 25+ players that have moved on to the D1, D2, and Professional levels including Denham Brown (UCONN), Jermaine Anderson(Fordham), Tristan Blackwood (Cent Conn St), Jevohn Sheppard (Michigan), Ryan Wright (UCLA), and Devin Mcbride (Syracuse).

Kevin Hanson
Coaching Record (163-82)
In his seventh year as Head Coach for the University of British Columbia, Kevin Hanson has established the Thunderbirds as a national power, guiding the T-birds to their fourth Pacific division Title in five seasons along with a Canada West Championship in 2006-07. In 2005-06 Hanson steered the program to a perfect 20-0 regular season and a No. 1 National ranking, a campaign that earned him CIS coach of the year honours. Coach Hanson has also been involved with Canada Basketball for several years, leading the World University Games to a bronze-medal finish at the 2003 Summer Universiade in Korea, and was also Head Coach of the 2005 World University Games Team.

Wayne Dawkins
Coaching Record (237-68)
Coach Dawkins is widely regarded as one of the top talent developers in Canada. An accomplished coach and trainer, Dawkins has won many medals in Toronto and Ontario. Coach Dawkins has been instrumental in the development of over 50 D1 and professional players. Most recently Coach Dawkins has mentored and helped develop Canada’s top talents including Denham Brown and Jevohn Sheppard. Dawkins has also been instrumental in developing and maintaining some of the best grassroots basketball programs and events in the country.

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