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06/14/2017

SIXTEEN ONTARIO ATHLETES INVITED TO U19 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM TRYOUTS

 

 

 

Canada Basketball announced the 22 athletes invited to the U19 Men’s National Team tryouts being held June 13-14 at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. Out of the 22 athletes invited, 16 are from Ontario.

Tryouts will be held to determine the final roster that will be travelling to Cairo, Egypt to compete in the 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup. Ontario is also well represented in the coaching staff, as all of the coaches aside from mentor coach Steve Konchalski (Halifax, NS) are from Ontario. 

The list of invited Ontario athletes and members of the coaching staff are listed below: 

 

Name

Height

Hometown

Amidou Bamba

6’9

Scarborough

RJ Barrett

6’7

Mississauga

Jaden Bediako

6’10

Brampton

Khaleem Bennett

6’4

Hamilton

Alex Christie

7’0

Oakville

Danilo Djuricic

6’8

Brampton

Kaosi Ezeagu

6’10

Brampton

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

6’6

Toronto

Thomasi Gilgeous-Alexander

6’5

Hamilton

Jordan Henry

5’10

Pickering

Abu Kigab

6’7

St. Catharines

Noah Kirkwood

6’7

Kanata

Emanuel Miller

6’7

Toronto

Prince Oduro

6’8

Toronto

Jahbril Price-Noel

6’7

Toronto

Josip Vrankic

6’9

Etobicoke

 

Name

Position

Hometown

Team/Club

Roy Rana

Head Coach

Toronto

Ryerson University

Jamie McNeilly

Assistant Coach

Toronto

Virginia Tech University

Paul Weir

Assistant Coach

Toronto

University of New Mexico

Michael Meeks

Assistant Coach

Brampton

Canada Basketball

 

Following the tryouts the team will train in Mississauga until June 20. The team will then travel to France for an exhibition tournament before departing for Cairo, Egypt and the 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup. The FIBA U19 World Cup will take place from July 1-9. 
 
For the full team schedule and roster visit the Canada Basketball website.
 

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