DEVELOPMENT WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRY-OUT ROSTER ANNOUNCED

(Toronto, Ont.) - Canada Basketball has announced the try-out roster that will compete for a spot on the Development Women's National Team.

Head coach Fabian McKenzie and his coaching staff will take helm of the team and prepare for them their summer competition.

Canada will compete in Taipei, Taiwan in the 36th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament. The competition runs August 20-24.

"It is an honour to be selected once again to coach the ional Development TeamNat. We have a tremendous group of young women coming to camp. I am very excited to be working with talented and such a promising group. We are looking forward to representing Canada at the Jones Cup in August."

2014 DWNT try-out roster 

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Cassandra Brown

Forward

6-2

Vernon, BC

Audrey Ann Caron-Goudreau

Forward

6-3

Gatineau, Que.

Khaleann Caron-Goudreau

Forward

6-3

Gatineau, Que.

Quinn Dornstauder

Center

6-4

Regina, Sask.

Saicha Grant-Allen

Forward

6-5

Hamilton, Ont.

Sami Hill

Guard

5-10

Toronto, Ont.

Megan Lukan

Guard

5-7

Barrie, Ont.

Sarah Jane Marois

Guard

5-7

Quebec City, Que.

Emily Potter

Center

6-5

Winnipeg, Man.

Karly Roser

Guard

5-10

Hamilton, Ont.

Jamie Weisner

Guard

5-9

Clarkston, WA

Korissa Williams

Point Guard

5-9

Amherstburg, Ont.

Emma Wolfram

Center

6-5

Kamloops, BC

 

* Note: Athletes may be invited after the Open Identification session to take part in the 2014 DWNT / Sr. B tryout by invitation.

DWNT 2014 coaching staff

Name

Position

Hometown

Fabian McKenzie

Head coach

Sydney, NS

Michele Belanger

Assistant coach

Mississauga, Ont.

Jeff Speedy

Assistant coach

Fredericton, NB

Michele Hynes

Performance Analyst

Winnipeg, Man.

Patrice Pepin

Physiotherapist

Quebec City, Que.

Mikaela Berza

Team manager

Mississauga, Ont.

Sari Kraft

Physician

Toronto, Ont.

Christine Vuong

Referee

Toronto, Ont.

 

Team Schedule

 

 

·      Tryouts by invitation August 2-5 at Durham College in Oshawa.  Training camp afterwards August 6-16.

 

·      Travel to Taipei, Taiwan on August 17.

·      Compete at the 36th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament, August 20-24.

o   5 games in 5 days, round robin style, schedule TBC

o   Teams taking part in women’s tournament are:

§  Canada National Team B

§  Japan – Denso Iris WJBL Team

§  Korea National Team

§  USA Pro Select Team

§  Chinese Taipei National Team A

§  Chinese Taipei National Team B