YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINIC COACHING STAFF
All Past Guest Coaches:
Wumi Agunbiade - Founder, Hoopers Loop, Former Raptors 905 Coach
Danielle Boiago - Assistant Coach, McMaster University
Carly Clarke - Head Coach, Ryerson University Women
Dave DeAveiro - Head Coach, Ryerson University Men
Christa Eniojukan - Head Coach, Ontario Tech University Women
Arsalan Jamil - Assistant Coach, Raptors 905
Justin Malnerich - Current Player, University of Waterloo Men
Sofia Paska - OUA & U Sport All Star at Ryerson, European Pro
Jessica Roque - Head Coach, University of Waterloo Women
Justin Serresse - Head Coach, Wilfrid Laurier University Men
Troy Stevenson - Head Coach, University of Waterloo Men
Tamara Tatham - 2x Olympian with Canadian National Team, Assistant Coach, University of Toronto
Chuder Teny - Why Not You Basketball Training, Assistant Coach, Wilfrid Laurier Men
Tyler Vincent - Assistant Coach, University of Waterloo Men
Brittania Brown was first introduced to basketball in grade 7 by her middle school teacher Christa Eniojukan. Brown attended Runnymede Collegiate Institute in Toronto, where she competed and led her team to OFSAA in 3 consecutive years. She competed with the Toronto Triple Threat Basketball Club for 7 years. Brown was also a member of Centre for Performance (CP) - Ontario Basketball. As a member of the University of Winnipeg women’s basketball program, she graduated with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education. Later, she became a member of the women’s basketball program at Humber College and earned a diploma in Sport Business Management. Brown has been coaching for 9+ years, mostly throughout her undergraduate studies, where she coached various camps and clinics in Toronto, Winnipeg, and Nova Scotia. In Winnipeg, Brown coached clinics such as I Can Score, and Take Me On which focuses on fundamental basketball skills and tactical skills needed to score in one-on-on competitive scenarios. In Toronto, she trained and assisted over 5,000 athletes from clinics, youth camps, specialized camps, academy, and D-league at Elite Camps. Additionally, Brown worked as a Toronto Raptors Community Development Coach instructing children and youth through on-court skill development and the execution of Toronto Raptors Basketball Academy and community events. Brown has held internships at Humber College – Varsity Athletic Events Assistance and Canada Basketball – Official’s Education and Domestic Development. Currently, she works at Lay-Up Youth Basketball as a head coach and focuses on basketball operation.
Greg Firth has been involved with coaching basketball and youth sports for over 20 years. Currently, he is a teacher at St. Edmund Campion S.S in Brampton and is currently the Department Head of the Career Path regional program. Greg has coached both the Jr and Sr Girls Basketball team, winning ROPSAA and participating in OFSAA over the years. Greg is an NCCP Train to Train basketball coach. He has coached the South Simcoe region for the OBA and was selected as the Head Coach for the U14 girls at the 2020 Ontario Summer Games. Greg is an active member with the Orangeville Hawks, not only as coach for the U14 and U12 Girls Teams but also oversees all Rep programs. Greg has developed GoFurther Sports and Education, where he runs basketball clinics, camps and educational workshops for student-athletes.
I am a hard-working basketball professional with over 7 years of industry experience and aspirations to one day work in an NBA front office. I am currently working as a Video and Analytics Scout for Global Sports Analytics and Humber College. Basketball has always been my passion and it is an honour to pass down my knowledge to a younger generation. I live by the motto aspire to inspire, and I hope I can do exactly that through my training sessions at Athlete Institute.
Koven Padayachee has been an Assistant Coach at Orangeville Prep, since its inception in 2012. Koven played basketball at the University of Guelph and then at University of Western Sydney in Australia. His pro playing career here in Canada and in Australia has given him a diverse approach to the game. Today Koven is an educator at Orangeville District Secondary School where he teaches Personal Fitness and Physical Education. His focus on developing athletes through sport-specific movement training has helped athletes succeed from the grassroots to the professional level.
Never Stop Basketball Training
Bio coming soon.
John is an NCPP Level 2 certified basketball coach with over 16 years of experience coaching in the Canadian and U.S. youth basketball circuits. With the Nike Bounce Elite AAU program, John has a proven track record of solid team development resulting in admirable winning records and several notable championships. John is currently the Head Coach of the Nike Bounce Elite Grade 7 team as well as Assistant Coach for the 17E EYBL team. John joined the Athlete Institute basketball family in 2018 as Assistant Coach for the Athlete Institute Black prep team as well as a youth skill development coach for the Orangeville Prep Basketball Academy.
My name is Evaldas Zabas but everyone calls me “Ev”. I am originally from Lithuania where I fell in love with the sport of basketball. I moved to Canada when I was 15 and attended North York high school and then I got a full Scholarship to St. Michael’s College School. I was recruited to finish my grade 12 year at the National Elite Development Academy in Hamilton. I was then chosen to play on the National U20 Lithuanian team. Shortly after, I started my professional basketball career of 13 years, playing all across Europe. I am so excited and grateful to be working with Orangville Prep where I retired my jersey 10 years ago as one of the first professional players trained at the Athlete Institute. See you on the court!