17 ATHLETES SELECTED FOR U17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP | Canada Basketball

17 ATHLETES SELECTED FOR U17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP

TORONTO, ON (June 8, 2018) - Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the 17 athletes who will attend the U17 men's national team training camp from June 11-16 at Humber College - North Campus (Toronto, ON).

Head Coach Kirby Schepp (University of Manitoba) will be joined by assistants Michael Meeks (Canada Basketball), Dan Vanhooren (University of Calgary), and Jason Dawkins (Ontario Basketball).
 
Following training camp, the team will travel to Mexico City on Sunday, June 17 for pre-competition training from June 18-21. From there the team will travel to Argentina for additional pre-competition training from June 23-27 ahead of the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2018.  
 
A full list of athletes, coaches and team schedule can be found below. Tryouts and training are closed to the public. Media are invited to post-practice scrums on the following dates:

Wednesday, June 13

11:00 a.m. Gym Opens
11:15 a.m. Availability

Friday, June 15

11:00 a.m. Gym Opens
11:15 a.m. Availability

*All times are EST and subject to change
 
Media interested in attending training camp can contact Team Manager Jeff Giovanatti (email). Practices will take place at Humber College - North Campus.

Last summer, the team earned a silver medal at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017 in Formosa, Argentina.

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

2018 U17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

Name

Height

Hometown

Current School Team 

Current Club

Keon Ambrose Hylton

6'7"

Toronto, ON

Hamilton Heights

Nike UPlay Canada

Keeshawn Barthelemy

6'1"

Montreal, QC

Athlete Institute

Brookwood Elite

Charles Bediako

6'11"

Brampton, ON

Ridley College

Nike UPlay Canada

Zachry Edey

7'2"

East York, ON

Leaside High School

Northern Kings

Josh Hemmings

6'8"

Toronto, ON

Oak Hill Academy

Nike UPlay Canada

Caleb Houstan

6'8"

Mississauga, ON

St. Marcellinus

CIA Bounce

Benjamin Krikke

6'8"

Edmonton, AB

Jasper Place High School

Team Alberta

Liam McChesney

6'8"

Prince Rupert, BC

Charles Hays Secondary

Basketball BC

Cashius McNeilly

6'3"

Toronto, ON

St. Joseph Catholic Central High School

Canada Elite

Tre-Vaughn Minott

6'8"

Montreal, QC

Ecole Secondaire St-Laurent Edifice Emile-Legault

Team Quebec

Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe

6'7"

Lakeshore, ON

Orangeville Prep

CIA Bounce

Malachi Ndur

6'8"

St. Thomas, ON

Southwest Academy

Northern Kings

Alexander Nwagha

6'8"

Milton, ON

King's Christian Collegiate

Canada Elite

Addison Patterson

6'5"

Milton, ON

Athlete Institute

CIA Bounce

Shemar Rathan-Mayes

5'11"

Scarborough, ON

Orangeville Prep

CIA Bounce

Luka Sakota

6'4"

Etobicoke, ON

King's Christian Collegiate

Canada Elite

Taryn Todd

6'2"

Vaughn, ON

Vaughn Secondary School

Nike UPlay Canada

 

2018 U17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM COACHES & STAFF

NAME

POSITION

HOMETOWN

TEAM/CLUB

Kirby Schepp

Head Coach

Winnipeg, MB

University of Manitoba

Dan Vanhooren

Assistant Coach

Calgary, AB

University of Calgary

Michael Meeks

Assistant Coach

Brampton, ON

Canada Basketball

Jason Dawkins

Assistant Coach

Toronto, ON

Team Ontario

 

2018 U17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM SCHEDULE

DATE

ITEM

 

June 12-16

Training Camp

Humber College (North Campus) - Toronto

June 18-21

Pre-Competition Training

Mexico City, Mexico

June 23-27

Pre-Competition Training

TBD, Argentina

June 30

Canada vs. Montenegro 

FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2018

Rosario, Argentina

July 1

Canada vs. Egypt

July 3

Canada vs. New Zealand

July 4

Round of 16

July 6

Quarter-finals

July 7

Semifinals

July 8

Finals