DEVELOPMENT MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCES FISU ROSTER | Canada Basketball

DEVELOPMENT MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCES FISU ROSTER

TORONTO, ON – 12 athletes have been selected to represent Canada at the 8-day FISU Games tournament in Gwangju, South Korea.

The Development Men’s National Team is comprised of student-athletes and will be led by Head Coach Barnaby Craddock (University of Alberta), as well as Assistants John Campbell (University of Toronto) and Shawn Swords (Laurentian University).

“This tournament is a great opportunity for our CIS athletes to gain international experience and compete with top talent from around the world,” said Craddock.

The 12 players are Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) athletes from across the country. The Development Men’s National Team will hold their training camp at the University of Kansas from June 19-29 before departing for South Korea. While in Kansas, Team Canada will scrimmage against the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team.

A full roster, coaching staff and competition schedule can be found below.

ROSTER

NAME

POSITION

HEIGHT

HOMETOWN

SCHOOL

Caleb Agada

G

6-4

Burlington, ON

University of Ottawa

Mikeal Andrews

C

6-10

Oakville, ON

Bishop’s University

Johnny Berhanemeskel

G

6-1

Ottawa, ON

University of Ottawa

Aaron Best

G

6-4

Scarborough, ON

Ryerson University

Mamadou Gueye

F

6-7

Quebec City, QC

University of Alberta

Jahmal Jones

G

6-0

Mississauga, ON

Ryerson University

Chris McLaughlin

F

6-9

Oakville, ON

University of Victoria

Tommy Nixon

F

6-6

Vancouver, BC

University of British Columbia

Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson

PG

5-9

Winnipeg, MB

University of Calgary

Adika Peter-McNeilly

G

6-3

Toronto, ON

Ryerson University

Josh Wolfram

PF

6-8

Kamloops, BC

Thompson Rivers University

Connor Wood

G

6-4

Guelph,  ON

Carleton University

 

COACHING STAFF

NAME

POSITION

AFFILIATION

Barnaby Craddock

Head Coach

University of Alberta

John Campbell

Assistant Coach

University of Toronto

Shawn Swords

Assistant Coach

Laurentian University

Charles Kissi

Manager

Brock University

Geoff Mabey

Therapist

 

 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

TIME (LOCAL)

July 4

Sweden

2:30 p.m.

July 5

Mexico

12:30 p.m.

July 6

Montenegro

5:30 p.m.

July 8

Mongolia

8:00 p.m.

July 9

Russia

3:00 p.m.

July 10

TBC

TBC

July 11

TBC

TBC

July 12

TBC

TBC

July 13

TBC

TBC

 

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For more information, please contact:

Bailey Williams

Manager, Communications

E-mail: bwilliams@basketball.ca

Cell: 647-460-7976