2019 GIRLS SELECTION COMMITTEE

MICHELLE ABELLA

Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, she has spent the last four years coaching with Team Ontario, five years with the Blessed Sacrament Juel program and three years with the Mohawk College women’s program. In addition she has run Ontario Basketball’s Centre for Performance development program for the last five years.

MIREILLE BELAND

Involved with the Canada Basketball since 2000, Mireille is a former assistant coach for the Junior and Cadette programs (2005-2010). She is currently involved in player identification and evaluation for the National program. Mireille is also a member of the Youth Advisory Council. She was the CCAA Women’s Basketball Convenor from 2008-2015. Her coaching experiences includes coaching at McGill University (1988-1992), Vanier College (1992-2002), Centre Provincial d’Excellence du Québec (2002-2007) as well as many years for the Quebec Provincial teams and the Francophonie Games (2001, 2005 and 2009)

AGNES BORG

Agnes Borg is currently the technical lead for Ontario Basketball and Manager of Youth Player Development for Canada Basketball. As an athlete, she played professional basketball in France for 8 years as well as for the French National team. With twenty years of European experience as a coaching professional, evaluator of coaches for their diploma certification and sports director (Toulouse, Istres), she led her teams as a coach, to two Euro Cups. Since her arrival in Canada, she has shared her expertise as assistant coach of Ryerson University (2007-2008) and as the assistant coach with the Cadet National Team.

MARLO DAVIS

Marlo Davis played Division I basketball for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Davis began his career coaching men's basketball at NCAA DII East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. While coaching, Davis completed a Master's Degree in Education. After a two-year stint in Oklahoma, Davis returned to Toronto where he began working in the community. He began coaching a girls AAU team, Sisters Keeper, which would become one of the premiere programs in North America. After two season with the club, Davis and several of his players ventured to Crestwood Preparatory College where they have become arguably the best girls high school program in Canada.

MICHAEL HENRY

As an analyst, writer and photographer, Michael Henry has been onboard with CROWN Scout from its early foundation with their physical magazines through to its current online presence, since 2006. He has witnessed first hand, the coming of age with the game of basketball at the high school level, by routinely travelling across Canada and the United States to cover Canadian girls playing the game at its highest levels. His focus is creating opportunities for high-level Canadian basketball players, by helping them connect them with Canadian and American colleges and universities.

FABIAN McKENZIE

Originally from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, he is currently in his 20th season as head coach of the Cape Breton women’s team, he has been named AUS Coach of the Year six times as well as CIS National Coach of the year once. He has also been coaching with Canada Basketball for the past 11 years, including the role of Head Coach of the Development team.

NATE McKIBBON

Nate McKibbon is the current Head Coach, Women's Basketball at Mount Royal University and an Assistant Coach with the Cadette Women's National Team. Prior to his time in Calgary, AB he spent 18 years coaching at all levels (high school, club, provincial team, university) in his native Ontario.  Over his 22 years coaching he has been a part of 10 provincial and 2 national titles.

ZELIMIR STEVANOVIC

Is the founder and president of the International Basketball and Sports Academy (IBSA). Coach Z is a former professional basketball player with more than 20 years of basketball experience both in the US and in Europe. His basketball career began in Serbia and continued at the University of Pittsburgh before he held professional contracts in France, Italy, and Cyprus. He is currently the head coach of both men’s and women’s teams at King’s Christian and was recently named the president of the Canada Elite women’s program.

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