November 15th, 2023Warnick and Nohr Named Head Coaches for 2024 Basketball BC U15 and U17 Girls Team BC

Basketball BC Manager of High-Performance Shaun McGuinness, is pleased to announce the Head Coaches for the 2024 U15 and U17 Girls Team BC.

"I am very pleased to announce that our U15 and U17 Girls Team BC will be led by two provincially and nationally recognized coaches. Both are dynamic coaches with a proven record of coaching excellence at the provincial, college, and university level.

"Todd Warnick will head the U15 coaching staff. Todd is currently the Head Coach of Thompson Rivers University women’s basketball program. Prior to taking the head coaching position at TRU, Todd was the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at NAIT, Edmonton AB from 2010-2022 and the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Concordia University of Alberta from 2006-2009. Todd is also the former Head Coach of the Girls Centre for Performance for Basketball Alberta.

"Assisting Todd will be Jessica Funk and Jenn Le. Both coaches are currently part of Basketball BC Girls Academy Staff. Jessica is also an Assistant Coach at U.B.C. and a former U17 Team BC coach.  This will be Jenn’s third year returning to the role of Assistant Coach of the U15 Team BC. Both coaches are passionate, energetic, and committed to excellence with a focus on player and team development.

"Randy Nohr is returning to coach within our Provincial girls’ program as U17 Head Coach after leading our 2023 U15 Girls Team BC to a Gold medal at the 2023 National Championships. Randy has also previously coached our U15 Boys Team BC. Randy is a nationally recognized coach and player. Having excelled as a player at Langara College and St F.X., winning National Championships at both. As a university coach he helped guide U.BC. to several top 8 finishes at the CIS National Championships. Randy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our program. He is well known for his passion for the game and his ability to teach the game. He is excellent in preparing his players to reach their potential both individually and as a team. Assisting Randy will be Madeline Antwi and Ashyana Kumar. Both coaches have been involved in our High-Performance program for several years and currently coach at the Basketball BC Girls Academy. Coach Antwi is also the Lead Assistant Coach at Trinity Western University.” – Shaun McGuinness


Todd Warnick– U15 Girls Team BC Head Coach

Todd Warnick has been an active head coach in collegiate and university sport in Western Canada for the better part of the past two decades. Coach Warnick has had a lengthy coaching career in both BC and Alberta. His first head coaching position was at Vancouver Island University (VIU) with Men’s Basketball program from 2001-2006. In that time, he guided the Mariners to a CCAA National bronze medal and PacWest Silver medal 2004-05.

In 2006 Coach Warnick returned to Alberta to take Head Coach position with the Concordia University of Edmonton Women’s Basketball program. In his 4 seasons on the bench, he was named ACAC Coach of the year in 2007 and lead the Concordia Thunder to an Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference championship in 2007. In 2009 Coach Warnick moved to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Women’s Basketball program. In the following 12 years Coach Warnick’s NAIT Ooks would go on to record the programs first Conference Championship in 2015-16 and go on to host the first Women’s Basketball Championship in the schools 45-year history. In 2022 Coach Warnick would enter the history books again helping guide NAIT and the Ooks to first ever Women’s Basketball National Championship title.

Following two decades of success Coach Warnick and his family were excited to move back to British Columbia where he was hired as Head Coach of the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack of the Canada West Conference in USport in the spring of 2022.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be a part of Basketball BC’s Team BC coaching staff and High-Performance program. I am excited to be a part of this important experience for the athletes that get to represent British Columbia at the National Championships. The chance to help them realize their potential as both individual athletes and as a team is a special opportunity, and I am excited to be a part of this journey with them.” – Todd Warnick


Randy Nohr – U17 Girls Team BC Head Coach

Randy Nohr has been coaching basketball in BC since retiring from his playing years at Langara College -where he won two CCAA national championships followed by winning two CIS university national titles with St. Francis Xavier. Nohr, who was named MVP of the Final 8 championship tournament and still holds numerous school, conference, league, and championship records, including the CIS single-season assists mark (168, 8.4 per game).

Nohr was also a member of Canada’s national team for six seasons, representing his country at several major international competitions, including the 2005 FIBA Americas, 2003 Pan American Games, 2001 Goodwill Games and the 2001 World University Games.

Since retiring from active playing Randy has brought his passion for the game to coaching.

Randy was hired on as UBC’s first ever full-time assistant coach in April 2005.

For the last 10 years Randy has coached in the community with various clubs and within Basketball BC’s High-Performance program. His experiences include coaching at CP and HPT programs and currently coaching at Basketball BC Academy. He is a former U15 Boys Team BC head coach and in 2022 coached the Fraser Valley Under 14 Girls Basketball BC Zone team resulting in gold at the BC Summer games. Last year Coach Nohr led our U15 Girls Team BC to a National Title at the 2023 U15 National Championships in Calgary.

"I am very excited to be given the opportunity to represent British Columbia as the Head Coach of the U17 Women’s team and am looking forward to working with this year's group. Getting to compete at Nationals as a Player and a Coach is always a great honor. I am truly looking forward to this year's Nationals Championship tournament in Newfoundland. It will be a great opportunity for the girls to see the country while playing against the best players from across the country." – Randy Nohr



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