Thursday, March 13, 2014

Next Level Hoops All-Star Showcase Coming Soon!

Next Level Hoops and the Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club are proud to announce that they will partner to host the inaugural Next Level Hoops All-Star Showcase event, taking place at Dakota Collegiate on Saturday March 29, 2014.

The Next Level Hoops All-Star Showcase event will feature six games between all-star teams of various ages, thereby providing an exceptional opportunity for 120 of Manitoba’s best male and female basketball players to compete against each other. Sponsored by Basketball Manitoba, our event schedule will include the following:

JV Girls (Grade 9 & 10) Game – approximate 10AM Tip-Off
JV Boys (Grade 9 & 10) Game
Grade 11 Girls Game
Grade 11 Boys Game
Girls 3Pt Competition
Grade 12 Girls Game
Boys 3Pt Competition
Grade 12 Boys Game

Each game will feature two high-caliber teams, with each team composed of approximately ten of the best basketball players at a given age level and guided by an experienced coach from either one of Manitoba’s most successful high school programs or from a CIS/college program within the province. Coaches who have already committed to coach an all-star team include:

·         Kirby Schepp – University of Manitoba Bison Men
·         Mike Raimabult – University of Winnipeg Wesmen Men
·         Catie & Richard Gooch – University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women
·         Joe Di Curzio – CMU Blazers Women’s
·         Bryan Kornberger – Glenlawn Lions Varsity Girls
·         Dean Favoni – Dakota Lancers Varsity Boys
·         Jon Lundgren – Oak Park Raiders Varsity Boys
·         Jeff Laping – St. Paul’s Crusaders Varsity Boys
·         Stephen Tackie – Sturgeon Heights Huskies Varsity Boys
·         Holly Kitchen – Oak Park Raiders Varsity Girls
·         Chris Isaacs – Glenlawn Lions JV Girls
·         Adam Khan – Vincent Massey Trojans JV Girls

Rosters for the Showcase All-Star teams will be finalized within the next two weeks, with invitation letters being sent to selected players starting this weekend. Invitations have also been sent out to CIS and college coaches from across the country.  

Next Level Hoops and the Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club would like to invite everyone within the Manitoba basketball community to join us for the day to celebrate the growth and success of basketball within our province by supporting our dedicated and talented athletes while they compete at the highest level!

Compete rosters and a final schedule for the event will be made available soon, so please check back often! We always appreciate your support and hope to see you at the Showcase on March 29th!