Toronto, Ont. (Wheelchair Basketball Canada) – Canada has reached the podium at the previous six Paralympic Games, including winning gold at the London 2012 Paralympics, and on October 1st the launch of the world’s first full-time, year-round, daily training environment for high performance wheelchair basketball athletes at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) will ensure Canada remains a world leader.
Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) is inviting media to the launch of this groundbreaking initiative led by Head Coach / Academy Director Mike Frogley, who is widely considered the brightest mind in the game. It is a homegrown solution designed to train the next generation of elite athletes in their pursuit of gold at future world championships and Paralympic Games, including the 2014 Women’s World Championship in Toronto, the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, the Rio 2016 Paralympic Summer Games and beyond.
Launch of the Wheelchair Basketball Canada Academy
Tuesday October 1, 2013
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
Media Information: please contact Jody Kingsbury, marketing & communications manager, WBC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (ph.): 613-260-1296 ext. 204 or (cell): 613-851-2337 in advance for interviews by phone or on site.