Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Wolves Announce Summer Camps for Grades 6-8 Boys & Girls (July 9-13)

The Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club has announced they will be hosting basketball camps for girls and boys going into grades 6, 7 and 8 next year.

When: July 9-13 (Boys: 9:00-11:00 AM, Girls: 6:00-8:00 PM)


Where: St. John's-Ravenscourt (400 South Drive)
Cost: $125 for 5 sessions (Monday-Friday)

Players are asked to bring your own basketball and water bottle.



Coaches include:



Martin Riley (Boys and Girls)

A graduate of Sisler High School, Martin played his university basketball at the University of Manitoba. While a Bison, he was named CIAU Player of the Year in 1976 and an All-Canadian in 1976, '77, and '78. One of the few players to make the Canadian National Team out of high school in 1973, Martin was a member of the 1976 team that placed fourth at the Montreal Olympics. He was captain of the 1980 Olympic team. Martin also represented Canada at the 1974 and 1978 World Championships, 1975 and 1979 Pan American Games, and the 1977 and 1979 World University Games. Martin has also been inducted into both the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, the MHSAA Hall of Fame, Basketball Manitoba Hall of Fame, as well as the Canada Basketball Hall of Fame. Martin is currently the head coach of the Wolves girls program which and has been part of the Wolves program ever since he started it in 2006. During those years with both the boys and girls program he had many teams win club provincials. Martin has over 35 years of coaching experience, including at the University of Manitoba from 1981-84, as well as at Miles Macdonell Collegiate, where he won 2 Varsity Boys Provincial Championships, 4 consecutive KCAC Varsity Boys Championships, and was named 1997 Varsity Boys Coach of the year. Martin has also coached many years at the JV and Jr. High level.

Jonathan Janzen (Boys)

Jonathan graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2015 after studying Kinesiology and Applied Health while working towards earning his education degree. He is currently a teacher in the River East Transcona School Division and was worked with both middle years and high school student. Jonathan was a member of the original Wolves graduating class, coached by Martin Riley, and has now been part of the Wolves coaching staff for over 7 years. He also coaches at the Varsity Boys level and has been involved with the Miles Macdonell program for 7 years. This year Jonathan is also part of the Manitoba U15 Boys Provincial Team coaching staff.

Paige Hastings Van (Girls)

Paige is currently completing her Kinesiology and Business and Administration degrees at the University of Winnipeg. She has been part of the Wesmen Woman’s CIS Basketball team and will be entering her fifth year as team captain. Her time with the Wesmen has included winning a Canada West bronze medal in 2016-17. Paige has been coaching since graduating from Balmoral Hall which includes Athletes Initiative, Wesmen Camps, River Heights and I Can Score.

Katie Hastings Van (Girls)

Katie is currently studying Kinesiology and Psychology through the Education program at the University of Winnipeg. She has been part of the Wesmen Woman’s CIS Basketball team for the past 3 years which included winning a Canada West bronze medal in 2016-17. Katie has been coaching ever since she graduated from Balmoral Hall High School, which includes Athletes Initiative, Wesmen Camps, River Heights, I Can Score and is currently part of the Manitoba 17U Girls Provincial Coaching staff.

Athletes may register for the camp using the following link:
REGISTRATION FORM

For more information please contact:



Martin Riley @ mjriley14@gmail.com

Jonathan Janzen @ jonathan_janzen41@hotmail.com

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Winnipeg Wolves 2003 Boys (Garing) Announce Rosters for 2017-2018 Season



The Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Club Season Roster for our Wolves 2003 Boys Team coached by Edwin Garing.

Ryland N
Dean G
Reece W
Thomas B
Kobe M
Na'ol B
Liam M
Dylan J
Ethan M
Owen P
Richard B
Colin B
Dean D
Takeo G (PP)

We want to thank all of the 2003 and 2004 athletes who attended our try-outs and displayed their relentless desire to be a part of the Wolves program.

Please contact Coach Garing (winnipegwolves.garing@gmail.com) if you have any questions about the selection process.

Winnipeg Wolves Senior Girls Team Announces 2017-2018 Roster



Congratulations to the following players for being selected to the 2017-18 Wolves 2001-2002 Girls team. Please contact Coach Riley by email (mjriley14@gmail.com) to confirm your acceptance.

Emily Hollands
Eve Van (tryout pending)
Daria Pokrant
Emma Williams
Rebekah Van Leeuwen
Tori Wainikka
Abi Wainikka
Kat Rogan
Emily Townsend
Shekinah Dixon
Breana Yim
Bria Rydman (tryout pending)

Coach Riley would like to thank all the players who attended this year's tryouts. Good luck to all the players in their basketball pursuits.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Wolves 2001 & 2002 Girls Team Announces Extended Tryouts



Coach Riley would like to thank all the athletes who attended the three-day tryout for the Wolves Girls 2001 & 2002 team over the past weekend. Your effort was evident and your interest in the Wolves program is very much appreciated. He would also like to wish all the players good luck in their basketball pursuits. 

The following players are invited to return for an extended tryout for the Wolves Girls 2001 & 2002 (Grade 10 & 11) team, taking place next Friday, August 18, 2017 at Linden Woods Community Centre from 6:30-8:30PM. Please contact Coach Riley by e-mail (mjriley14@gmail.com) to confirm your attendance.

Emily Hollands
Eve Van
Daria Pokrant
Madan Frolek
Emma Williams
Quinn Thomas
Rebekah Van Leeuwen
Tori Wainikka
Abi Wainikka
Abby Benson
Emma Benson
Kat Rogan
Emily Townsend
Shekinah Dixon
Breana Yim
Bria Rydman

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Winnipeg Wolves Announce 2017-2018 Tryout Schedule



Winnipeg Wolves 2017-2018 Teams - Initial Tryouts Schedule



The Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club is pleased to announce their tryout schedule for the upcoming 2017-2018 club basketball season.



Please check back with us for further updates!



Important Notes for All Athletes Attending Tryouts:

  • Location: Linden Woods Community Centre – 414 Lindenwood Dr W, Winnipeg, MB
  • Open ID camps run from Friday, August 11, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017  
  • There will be a charge of $25 per player
    • Must be paid at the initial tryout for each team
    • Regardless of attendance at one or more tryouts
    • Covers costs of gym rental
  • Please bring a reversible jersey (or bring a dark-colored and light-colored shirt) to each tryout
  • Please bring your own basketball
  • Please bring your own water bottle
  • Players will be required to complete a registration form and submit it to the coaches at the initial tryout

·         Tryouts for specific teams may continue at a later date



Winnipeg Wolves Boys Teams

For the 2017-2018 club season the Wolves will be offering club teams for the following ages:



Girls:

·         Grade 9s (born in 2003)

·         Grade 10s & 11s (born in 2001 & 2002)



Boys:

·         ·         Grade 8s & 9s (born in 2003 & 2004)

o    Two separate teams will be offered

·         High School Ages (born between 2000 to 2002)

  • View the Wolves Coaching Staff

Age Advancement: Athletes can attend tryouts for any age group and team. The Wolves organization has a long and successful history of allowing athletes with exceptional abilities to participate on teams designated for older age categories. The decision to age-advance an athlete is made by the coaching staff of each team. Coaches will use the tryouts to determine if the specific athlete is capable of handling the level of competition. 



If you have any general questions, please feel free to contact our organization through e-mail at winnipegwolves@gmail.com



For all inquiries specifically regarding our Wolves Girls Program, please contact Martin Riley at mjriley14@gmail.com . Parents and athletes may contact Coach Riley to inform him of your intent to tryout, or for further information on team costs, payment options, expectations, tournaments, practice schedules, as well as any general inquiries regarding the Wolves Girls Program.



The tryout schedule is as follows (subject to change):



Winnipeg Wolves Tryout Schedule

All Try-Outs at Linden Woods Community Centre

Friday, August 11, 2017
Start
End
Team
Head Coach
5:00PM
6:45PM
2001 & 2002 Girls (Gr. 10 & 11)
Riley
7:00PM
8:45PM
2003 Girls (Gr. 9)
Pokrant

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Start
End
Team
Head Coach
9:00AM
11:00AM
2000 & Younger Boys (High School)
Goswami & Janzen
11:15AM
1:15PM
2003 & 2004 Boys (Gr. 8 & 9)
Robertson-Stovel & Garing
1:30PM
3:30PM
2003 Girls (Gr. 9)
Pokrant
3:45PM
5:45PM
2001 & 2002 Girls (Gr. 10 & 11)
Riley





Sunday, August 13, 2017                       
Start
End
Team
Head Coach
9:00AM
11:00AM
2001 & 2002 Girls (Gr. 10 & 11)
Riley
11:15AM
1:15PM
2003 Girls (Gr. 9)
Pokrant
1:30PM 3:30PM 2003 & 2004 Boys (Gr. 8 & 9) Robertson-Stovel & Garing
3:45PM
5:45PM
2000 & Younger Boys (High School)
Goswami & Janzen