2014 Selection Camp Rosters Announced For Canadian Men's & Women's National Teams

Thursday, December 19, 2013

(Ottawa, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce the list of the 39 athletes invited to attend the selection camps for the Canadian Men’s and Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Teams at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in January 2014.

Twenty-one athletes will compete for 12 roster spots at the Canadian Women’s National Team selection camp from January 6-10, 2014. The athletes are vying for the opportunity to represent Team Canada on home soil at the 2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship from June 20-28, 2014 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont.

Eighteen athletes will participate in the selection camp for the Canadian Men’s National Team from January 13-16, 2014 with the hope of securing one of the 12 roster spots on the team.

The selection camp rosters feature 18 returning players (nine men and 10 women) from last year’s teams.

The athletes attending selection camp are: (athletes’ city of residence indicated / athletes with Paralympic Games experience denoted with a *)

Men:

  • Aaron Moseley-Williams (Winnipeg, Man.)
  • Abdi Dini (Scarborough, Ont.) *
  • Adam Lancia (Halifax, N.S.) *
  • Aidan Love (Whitehorse, Y.T.)
  • Chad Jassman (Calgary, Alta.) *
  • David Eng (Montreal, Que.) *
  • Deion Green (Victoria, B.C.)
  • Gregg Johnstone (Regina, Sask.)
  • Jeremy Watts (Charlottetown, P.E.I.)
  • Jonathan Vermette (Sherbrooke, Que.)
  • Mickael Poulin (Quebec, Que.)
  • Mitchell Bossaer (Saskatoon, Sask.)
  • Nikola Goncin (Regina, Sask.)
  • Peter Won (Sylvan Lake, Alta.)
  • Philippe Vermette (Sherbrooke, Que.)
  • Robert “Bo” Hedges (Wonowon, B.C.) *
  • Tyler Miller (Kitchener, Ont.) *
  • Vincent Dallaire (Quebec, Que.)

Head Coach: Jerry Tonello (Toronto, Ont.)

Women:

  • Alarissa Haak (Edmonton, Alta.)
  • Amanda Yan (Vancouver, B.C.)
  • Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.)
  • Catherine Pashko (Edmonton, Alta.)
  • Corin Metzger (Elmira, Ont.)
  • Christina Swett (Toronto, Ont.)
  • Cindy Ouellet (Quebec, Que.) *
  • Darda Sales (London, Ont.)
  • Elaine Allard (St. Eustache, Que.) *
  • Elodie Tessier (Drummondville, Que.)
  • Erica Gavel (Prince Albert, Sask.)
  • Gabby Roberts-Winter (Regina, Sask.)
  • Helaina Cyr (Edmonton, Alta.)
  • Katie Harnock (Elmira, Ont.) *
  • Jamey Jewells (Donkin, N.S.) *
  • Janet McLachlan (Vancouver, B.C.) *
  • Maude Jacques (Ste-Catherine, Que.) *
  • Melanie Hawtin (Oakville, Ont.)
  • Rosalie Lalonde (Montreal, Que.)
  • Tamara Steeves (Mississauga, Ont.) *
  • Tracey Ferguson (Richmond Hill, Ont.) *

Head Coach: Bill Johnson (Winnipeg, Man.)

About Team Canada

The Senior Men’s National Team went undefeated at the London 2012 Paralympics to capture their third gold medal in four Paralympic Games. It is the latest accomplishment in a sport dynasty that has placed them on the podium at four consecutive Paralympics and at five of the last six World Championships.

The Senior Women’s National Team is amongst the most successful and dominant teams in Canadian amateur sport history. The team captured three consecutive Paralympic gold medals in 1992, 1996, and 2000, and bronze in 2004. They have also reached the podium at six consecutive World Championships.

News Category: 

Latest News

  • NextGen Funding
    July 21, 2017
    Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough , Minister of Sport and Persons with...
  • CSIO
    July 19, 2017
    Beginning this Saturday, July 22 the Saturday Open Training Hours at CSIO will be by appointment only. Athletes and sports can use the facility by scheduling a time with their S&C coach ahead of time. Saturdays will be by appointment only up to...
  • Ministers McMahon and MacCharles visit CSIO
    July 18, 2017
    CSIO would like to thank Minister McMahon and Minister MacCharles for visiting us today and their continued support of high performance sport in Ontario. The Ministers got a tour of CSIO ’s world-class facility at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre where...
  • Karen Cockburn, Canada’s most decorated gymnast, retires
    July 17, 2017
    OSHAWA , ON (July 16, 2017) – Karen Cockburn, Canada’s most decorated gymnast, announced her retirement today at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in front of her family, friends, and fellow competitors. “For as long as I can...
  • Athletics Canada names Glenroy Gilbert Head Coach, Simon Nathan High Performance Director
    July 12, 2017
    Athletics Canada today named Glenroy Gilbert to the position of Head Coach, and announced that Simon Nathan will soon begin in the role of High Performance Director. “I look forward to this new opportunity as we continue to grow the sport...