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Steve Nash Youth Basketball

Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) is a national youth basketball program designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and a love of the game in young athletes ages 8 to 12. SNYB is a turnkey program, providing hosts with the full curriculum, participant materials, and coach training required to deliver the programming.  SNYB is flexible enough to allow organizers to adapt the program to their needs and resources while remaining aligned with the Sport Canada Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Model. Athletes will learn the fundamental skills of the game of basketball through stage appropriate drills and games while building character and essential life skills. Join us and host a SNYB program in your community!
Program Details:
  • Weekly 60 minute practices for 12 weeks (designed for athletes ages 8-12)
  • Aligned with Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and Sport for Life (S4L) principles
  • Teaches fundamental movement and basic sport skills for the game of basketball
  • Highlights life skills such as communication, leadership, and goal setting to develop well-rounded youth athletes and human beings
  • SNYB coaches receive FREE NCCP FUNdamentals Coach Training
  • Based on facility and staffing costs associated with the local program
·       Interested in hosting a SNYB to host a program in your community? Please contact the SNYB Ambassador in your area (below) with any questions or email Bess Lennox directly.
Ontario - GTA
Bess Lennox
Ontario - Ottawa Valley
Gerry Benoit
Ontario - Georgian Bay Region
Terry Olaskey


Current Programs:

City/Town Organizations Main Contact Email
Ayr Ayr Basketball Emily Macdougall
Toronto Basketball Basics Antony Nembhard
Bracebridge Bracebridge Breakers Ron Love
Burlington Burlington Basketball Mark Caplan
Collingwood Collingwood Trailblazers Terry Olaskey
Ajax Community Justice Alternative Durham Kenroy Wilson
Whitby New Horizon Basketball Academy Titus Channer
Barrie Next Level Basketball Scott Seeley
Toronto UofT Junior Blues Olivia Allen
York Basketball World Toronto Michael Reio
Hamilton Hamilton Basketball Association Jeremy Fritchley
Port Rowen St. Williams Youth Basketball Dennis Lounsbury
Mississauga Dare to Love Lillian Mendoza
Toronto Megacity Basketball RJ Williams
Trent Trent University Craig Barclay
Halton Hills Town of Halton Hills  Marg Taylor
Toronto Miles Nadal JCC Daniel Eisenkraft Klein
Stouffville Town of Whitchurch Stouffville Jen McEachen
Ohsweken Six Nations Park & Rec Cindy Thomas
Petawawa PSP Petawawa Madeline Denney
Borden PSP Borden  Kathleen Sweeney

Summer Camp:

ETBA is pleased to offer Steve Nash Youth Basketball summer camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 12 in Scarborough this summer.

All participants will receive a jersey, basketball, drawstring bag, water bottle, certificate, and poster.

Additional details are outlined below.

Dates: Six one-week sessions from Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, August 11
Time: 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Alexander Stirling Public School (70 Fawcett Trail, Scarborough)
Registration Fee: $45/week

Register online.



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