Thursday, September 25, 2014

Basketball Manitoba Super Coaches Clinic

Brian McCormick & Mike MacKay to Headline at 2014 Basketball Manitoba Super Coaches Clinic on Oct 24-25 in Winnipeg

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that basketball coaches Brian McCormick of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Mike MacKay of Canada Basketball have been confirmed as the headliners for the 2014 Basketball Manitoba Super Coaches Clinic. The 2014 Super Coaches Clinic will occur at the University of Winnipeg on October 24-25, 2014.  

Joining Brian and Mike will be local university coaches Kirby Schepp, Mike Raimbault and Michele Hynes along with Basketball Manitoba's Dan Becker and Randy Kusano, NBA Canada's Chris Alicpala, MABO's Martha Bradbury and product demonstrations from Krossover Video and EAT Battle Pads. 

Brian McCormick founded and wrote the Level 1 certification curriculum for the Youth Basketball Coaching Association to assist non-profit organizations with the development of their volunteer coaches and to disseminate information for coaches.

Canada Basketball's Mike MacKay returns to the SCC after 3 years away and will bring his wide expertise on all levels of the game with a heavy focus on Long Term Athlete Development.   MacKay is primarily responsible for the continued development of the women’s program’s high performance athlete profile and the identification of standards against which Canada’s female athletes at the senior, development and youth levels can be measured. Through his deep knowledge base and familiarity with Canada’s player pool, MacKay provides technical leadership to the women’s Targeted Athlete Strategy (TAS) program. The native of Truro, N.S. involved with the continued work of Canada Basketball’s development and age-group women’s national team coaches.


Monday, September 08, 2014

Healthy Together Now Grants

Healthy Together Now Funds can be used to build the knowledge, skills and abilities of community members to enable them to support and to promote the health of those in our community through initiatives that support healthy eating, physical activity, smoke free living and mental wellness.

Please take note that:
·       Grants of up to $1,500 are available.
·       Priority will be given to those applications that have a cross-generational component i.e. adults-children; older adults-children etc.
·       Projects/events must target residents of the St. James-Assiniboia Community Area
·       Projects/events must target one or more of the following pillars: Physical Activity; Mental Well-Being; Healthy Eating; Tobacco Reduction/Cessation

To get application forms or any questions contact:

Sharon Walters
WRHA Community Facilitator
280 Booth Drive Winnipeg, MB R3J 3R7
Phone: (204) 223-0934 Fax: (204) 940-2636

Application Deadline is Friday, October 10, 2014