April 27th, 2022Interim Executive Director Announcement

Basketball BC’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Shawn Dheensaw will be appointed as the Interim Executive Director as of May 7, 2022.  Shawn has served as a Director of Basketball BC for the past 10 years.  Shawn has provided leadership in a variety of areas over his tenure including Vice President for 7 years, Director of Finance for 3 years and served in many important supportive roles behind the scenes.  He brings a wide array of professional skills with experience in finances, human resource management and project planning that he demonstrated successfully during his 34 years of service with Canada Revenue Agency.  He has a passion for the growth of the game of basketball in British Columbia.  Shawn’s coaching experience is demonstrated through his many years of coaching on the Island at various levels including elite basketball programs.

His passion for sport and basketball is illustrated through his family ties.  His daughters Shalie (former Washington State University Basketball and current Lead Assistant of USport Champions, Ryerson University - Toronto Metropolitan University) and Marissa (former U of Victoria Basketball) are both former Basketball BC Provincial Team players, while his brother, Cleve, is a Hall of Fame sport writer for the Victoria Times-Colonist newspaper.  Shawn and his wife, Leslie currently live in Victoria and are strong supporters of the local Victoria basketball scene. 

President of Basketball BC, Stu Graham, “we are pleased to have Shawn on board and look forward to the passion he brings for the growth of our game in his role as Interim Executive Director.”

Shawn will be available at the Basketball BC offices at the Langley Events Centre beginning May 9, 2022.

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