Paul Ekeocha - Founder & President
Introduction: Coach Paul is a NCCP Level 2 certified coach who played high school basketball, track & field and football. He won numerous achievements and awards (specifically in basketball and track & field), was a Provincial basketball player for 4 years in Ontario during that time and was a 2 sport varsity athlete (basketball and Track & Field) during his undergraduate years at the University of Western Ontario. Known for his vision and ability to be a floor general as a point guard, a very capable and deadly 3-point shooter as a shooting guard; coupled with toughness and grit, Coach Paul was a force to be reckoned with on the court. Of the many highlights of Coach Paul's career , none is more impressive than making 13 3-pointers in one game. With over 18 years of coaching experience, he brings a very broad, energetic, dynamic and unique coaching style and approach to basketball. During his coaching tenure, Coach Paul has had player's go on to play in the NCAA (D1, D2, D3 & Ivy League), Junior College in the US, USports, CCAA and Team Canada (Junior & Senior Men's Teams).
Concentrations/Interests/Passions: Coach Paul earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Medical Science; a Masters in Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate of Medicine. Having also worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Coach Paul is Pharmacovigilant Certified and has worked with leading Pharmaceutical giants such as: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Genzyme Canada, Amgen Canada, Eli Lilly, Eisai, Alexion and many more. Some of the projects he worked on in the past were in the fields of: Ultra Rare Diseases, Oncology, Glaucoma, Multiple Myeloma, Thrombolytics and much more. He is very passionate about basketball, fitness, health & wellness, history, science, cooking and loves to travel nationally and internationally.
Favorite in-game or practice quote(s): 1. “Do everything quickly, but don’t hurry”
2. “Do your job”
3. “Hard work…pays off”
4. "Early is on time and on time is late"
Dr. Duriell Bernard - Sports Chiropractor &
Director of Sports Science & Coach
Introduction: Dr. Bernard takes an evidence based, functional and rehabilitative approach to therapy, utilizing a wide variety of soft tissue therapies (myofascial cupping, ART and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy -also known as Graston Technique), exercise based therapies, and electro-modalities to achieve optimum results. Dr. Bernard was a former basketball and track & field standout in his high school days. He also was a Provincial basketball player for 2 years.
Greg Fong - Head of Community Engagement ("The Godfather")
Introduction: Coach Fong (aka “The Godfather”) is a NCCP Level 2 certified coach and has been around basketball for the better part of 40+ years as a player and coach. Having attended Vancouver Technical Secondary School, Coach Fong was a standout basketball player in his day. After graduation, Coach Fong chose to forgo a playing career and concentrate on his academics. However, the love and passion for basketball still burned and he quickly took up coaching. From Elementary School boys and girls to Secondary School boys and girls (Juvenile to Senior), to Regional/Provincial Teams with Basketball BC, Coach Fong brings a wealth of knowledge and mentorship to the game.
Sylvester Noel - Coaching Consultant
Introduction: Coach Noel is a Level 2 NCCP certified coach who played high school basketball, track & field and football as a highly touted Safety. His passion for basketball runs very deep and with 25+ years of coaching experience, he has had the privilege of coaching in City, District and Provincial Championships at all levels from Juvenile to Senior.
Head of Finance & Administrator
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- Nationally Certified Coaches (NCCP)
- Exposure to Canadian & U.S. Post-Secondary Schools
- 1 on 1 Private & Group Training Options
- Travel Teams (Locally, Nationally & Globally)
- NCAA, USports, CCAA Coaching Experience
- And much more.