2024 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

Team BC information

Program

Team BC is designed to attract the top female basketball players in the province at the U15 and U17 age categories, with a goal of being medal contenders at the annual Canada Basketball National Championships. BC’s coaching staff are selected from our Provincial High Performance Coaching pool and include some of the top university and college coaches in British Columbia. Team BC coaches are NCCP trained and certified.

This program is part of our High Performance Programming and is directly linked to Canada Basketball’s National team athlete pathway. Athletes that participate on Team BC will have access to Canada Basketball identification and assessment, occurring throughout their training and at the National Championships. The style of play that is coached and emphasized is generated in alignment with current key concepts of play and point of emphasis from Basketball Canada and is designed through consultation with Basketball BC High Performance staff to best serve the needs of our elite players.

The program is designed to best suit the developmental needs of our players and is compatible with club basketball participation.

Canada Basketball will be assessing and identifying players at the U15 National Championship for the 2025 National Cadette Team and at the U17 National Championships for the 2025 U17 and 2025 U18 Junior National teams.

 
TEAM COMPOSITION
  • 18 Players are initially selected to take part in all training and competition (Apr to mid-July) 
  • Staff: Program Manager, Head Coach, 2 Assistant Coaches, Program Trainer, and Mental Trainer
  • Based on demonstrated skill and understanding in training and competition,12 players will be selected for final roster to participate at National Championship tournament August 5 to 11. This selection will occur by mid-July.
 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
  • Selection Camp
  • Training Weekends with Competition (Exhibition Games)
  • UVIc Showcase Tournament
  • Oregon Showcase International Tournament
  • Pre-Tournament Training Camp
  • National Championships at St Johns, Newfoundland
 
2024 GIRLS TEAM BC COACHES 
U17 TEAM BC

Head Coach: Randy Nohr
Assistant Coaches: Madeleine Antwi and Ashyana Kumar

U15 TEAM BC

Head Coach: Todd Warnick
Assistant Coaches: Jessica Funk and Jenn Le

 

Team BC Schedule 

U17 Girls Team BC Head Coach

Randy Nohr

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

U15 Girls Team BC Head Coach

Todd Warnick

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

Team BC

Supercamp

Supercamp is the tryout and selection camp for Team BC.  This camp features instruction, competition, and player evaluation by the coaches and the Team BC selection committee in attendance at the camp. In addition, participants have an opportunity to compete alongside the top players from around the provinces.  

Supercamp includes:

  •  a two-day open camp on Friday and Saturday; and
  •  a Team BC Selection camp on Sunday for athletes selected from the Friday and Saturday tryout sessions 
FRIDAY & SATURDAY PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:
  • Basketball BC reversible jersey
  • Opportunity to develop basketball skills and compete alongside the top players in BC
  • 7 to 9 hours of instruction, competition and assessment from Basketball BC High Performance Coaches including College, University and Team BC coaches
  • Opportunity to be selected to take part in the Selection Camp (Sunday) for Team BC
SUNDAY PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:
  • Opportunity to be selected to participate on Team BC
  • 3 additional hours of instruction and competition
  • Formal player evaluation from Basketball BC High Performance Coaching Staff

To be considered for Team BC selection, participants MUST attend the Friday and Saturday Supercamp sessions*.

* Athletes attending national team tryouts must receive approval from Basketball BC to attend the Team BC Selection camp only - see program contacts at bottom of page. Please note that a fee may apply for the Sunday camp

TEAM BC

U17 Supercamp

For 2024: athletes born between 2007 and 2008 

 

U17 Supercamps are open tryouts.  Registration is required to attend the Supercamp.  See the U17 Supercamp registration information below.

 

LOCATION

DATE/TIME

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Langley Events Centre

2 Day Tryout Camp
Friday, March 29: 6pm-9pm
Saturday, March 30: 9am - 4pm

March 27
 

Team BC Selection Camp*
Sunday, March 31: 9am - noon

 

*Team BC Selection Camp on Sunday is for athletes selected from the Friday and Saturday tryout sessions

Team BC

U15 Supercamp

For 2024: athletes born between 2009 and 2010

 

The Girls U15 Supercamp is by "invitation only" from participation/registration in a U15 REGIONAL IDENTIFICATION (ID) CAMP.  
NOTE: Basketball BC may invite some identified athletes directly to the U15 Supercamp. 

The Girls U15 Supercamp invitation with registration/payment information will be sent through the registration system by email after the Regional ID Camp is completed.

 

LOCATION

DATE/TIME

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Langley Events Centre

2 Day Tryout Camp
Friday, March 29: 6pm -9pm
Saturday, Mach 30: 9am-4pm

March 27
 

Team BC Selection Camp*
Sunday, March 31: 9am-noon

 

*Team BC Selection Camp on Sunday is for athletes selected from the Friday and Saturday tryout sessions

Selection to U15 Supercamp

U15 Regional ID Camps

For 2024: Athletes must be born between 2009 and 2010  

 

The Girls Regional Identification (ID) Camps are for those athletes interested in attending the Girls U15 SUPERCAMP.  The U15 Supercamp is the tryout and selection camp for the U15 Team BC.  

The Girls U15 ID Camps will be held in several locations across BC and are coordinated by local coaches recruited by Basketball BC.  The camps offer players an opportunity to showcase their skills during a 2-hour ID Camp.  During the camps, coaches will evaluate players and select athletes who can register to participate in the U15 Supercamp.

NOTE: To be considered for participation in the Girls U15 Supercamp, athletes MUST be registered for a U15 Regional ID Camp.  Basketball BC may invite some identified athletes directly to the U15 Supercamp. 

 

REGION

LOCATION/DATE/TIME

REGISTRATION
DEADLINE

METRO VANCOUVER Vancouver - Langara College
March 6, 2024
6:30pm - 8pm 
Head Coach: Cam MacGillivary
March 4
VANCOUVER ISLAND Victoria - Claremont Secondary
March 9, 2024
9am - 11am
Head Coach: Marissa Dheensaw
March 7
OKANAGAN Kamloops - TRU Old Gym
March 10, 2024
9am - 11am
Head Coach: Todd Warnick
March 7
FRASER VALLEY Abbotsford - Columbia Bible College
March 14, 2024
4pm - 6pm
Head Coach: Cheryl Jean-Paul
March 12

 

For Athletes wishing to attend U15 Supercamp who do not reside within these regions (i.e. Kootenays, North Coast, North etc.) please contact Shaun McGuinness regarding registration to Supercamp.

Program Selection Notification

Athletes selected to Team BC will be notified by via email by Tuesday after the Sunday selection camp.  Email notifications will be sent to the athletes who were not selected to Team BC. 

For athletes selected to the Team BC, the registration deadline will be included in the selection notification email.  All athletes participating on Team BC must be registered to attend the program. 

Athletes selected to the U15 Supercamp will be notified after the completion of the U15 ID Regional camps.  Email notification will not be sent to athletes who were not selected to the U15 Supercamp.     

The selection notification email will be sent through the Basketball BC registration system using email addresses of athletes and their parents/guardians provided for the Tryout registration.  Basketball BC is not responsible for any contact information errors made during registration. 

Depending on your email filter, the notification email may go to a “junk” folder - make sure your junk folder is not set to auto-delete.  The athlete and parent/guardian are responsible for checking for the email notification.

Fees

U17 TEAM BC: $2500 + GST
U15 TEAM BC: $2500 (GST exempt) 
U17 SUPERCAMP: $190 + GST 
U15 SUPERCAMP: $190 (GST exempt)
U15 REGIONAL ID CAMP: $50 (GST exempt)

Fee will not be adjusted for partial participation

BASKETBALL BC ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP
Basketball BC programs require a Basketball BC Athlete Membership.  The membership does not need to be purchased separately.  The system will add the membership fee to the program registration if the athlete does not already have the required membership.

Registration informatoin

TEAM BC REGISTRATIONS: ONLINE ONLY BY INVITATION (registration/payment information will be emailed to the selected athletes and their parents)
TEAM BC REGISTRATION DEADLINES: PER REGISTRATION INFORMATION IN SELECTION EMAIL

U17 SUPERCAMP REGISTRATION: REGISTER NOW
U17 SUPERCAMP REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 27, 2024

U15 SUPERCAMP REGISTRATIONS: ONLINE ONLY BY INVITATION (registration/payment information will be emailed to the selected athletes and their parents)
U15 SUPERCAMP REGISTRATION DEADLINES: March 27,2024

U15 REGIONAL ID CAMP REGISTRATION: register now
U15 REGIONAL ID CAMP REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEE SCHEDULE ABOVE

PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE THE DEADLINE AS REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR
In accordance with Basketball BC policy, all participants must be preregistered (for the correct tryout/clinic/program) to attend each specific Basketball BC tryout/clinic/program.  

PLEASE SELECT THE CORRECT REGISTRATION
A registration list for each specific tryout/clinic/program will be used to confirm the participants.  Only those individuals on each specific registration list will be allowed to participate.  Basketball BC is not responsible for any user errors which may result in an individual being excluded from participating in the tryout/clinic/program if the individual is not on the registration list.

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE
If the individual is registered for the wrong tryout/clinic/program, the individual will need to be registered for the correct tryout/clinic/program before the stated registration deadline.  Please send a refund request for the original registration to Basketball BC.  An administration fee will be charged in accordance with our Refund Policy.

EMAIL CONFIRMATION
Upon successful completion of the registration (and payment), an email confirmation will be sent to the Account Holder (Parent if account is for a child).  The email may be sent to a "junk" folder depending on the email filter - please check that the junk folder is not set to "auto delete".  If you do not receive or cannot find the email in the junk folder, contact Basketball BC to confirm that the individual is registered for the tryout/clinic/program.

Registration FAQs

rEFUND POLICY

Contact for

Questions

Girls: Shaun McGuinness, Manager, Girls High Performance

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