Call for Applications – Seeking Head Coaches for 2024 Ontario Summer Development Program!

Ontario Basketball (OBA) is seeking 20 coaches interested in representing Ontario as the Head Coaches of the 2024 Regional OSDP Programs.

Note: We are seeking representation from 10 of the 12 regions. If 10 unique regional programs are not found, we may consider adding a second program in a region with significant interest. A Regional breakdown can be found at the end of this document.

RegionU12 (2012 or later)
Final Tournament
July 23-25, 2024
Location: GTA Region
U14 (2010 or later)
Final Tournament
August 1-4, 2024
Location: London 2024 Ontario Summer Games
St. Clair & HuronOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
Niagara & MountainOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
Tri-CountyOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
Central WestOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
Central EastOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
South SimcoeOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
NorthOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
KawarthaOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
St. LawrenceOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender
CapitalOne (1) per genderOne (1) per gender


Head Coach must:

  • Have the appropriate level of certification (e.g. U12 “Learn to Train” and U14 “Train to Train”).
  • Be a member in good standing.
  • Have access to a facility/gym in order to provide 30 hours of training.
  • Have a minimum of 15 athletes participating in your regional program.
  • Select 10 athletes from your regional program that can commit to the Final Tournament.

The successful coach must also be:

  • Knowledgeable of and practicing the principles of Canadian Sport for Life.
  • A strong and open communicator who is organized with scheduling.
  • Connected to the current basketball environment in Ontario.
  • Aligned with the goals of Ontario Basketball.


  • Promoting the regional program in your area to attract participants by using your network.
    Note: Ontario Basketball will post your regional program information on our website and provide an email blast to all potential participants in the area.
  • Coordinating 30 hours of gym time for regional training within the time frame allotted by OBA (i.e. before your respective Final Tournament)
    ***Note: OBA will cover up to $1,000.00 worth of gym time for the training.
  • Delivering 30 hours of regional training (with the support of an Assistant Coach).
  • Engaging your Assistant Coach and Volunteer Coach during training sessions.
  • Communicating with the parents of the athletes in your regional program.
  • Attending the program culminating event : Final Tournament in the GTA.
  • Coordinating travel/accommodations/meals as necessary for your team to attend and participate in the Final Tournament.
  • Supervising the athletes at all times during the Final Tournament.
  • Submitting all requested information and end of program financial compensation documents to OBA by a specified date.


  • Meaningful experience that can be put towards a Coaching Resume.
  • Honorarium and financial compensation for travel (mileage one-way to both: Coaches’ Meeting and Camp).
  • U12 & U14 Head Coaches receive an honorarium of $400 ($200 will be for the training hours; $200 will be for the Final Tournament)
  • Ontario Basketball gear package (to be distributed at the Final Tournament)

Application Process

New & Returning Coaches – Please apply on RAMP Interactive.  Please also submit your most current police check.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024

Ontario Basketball is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Ontario Basketball is pleased to accommodate individual needs. If you require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment or selection process, please contact

OSDP Regional Breakdown

RegionRegional Breakdown
St. Clair(Sarnia, Windsor, Chatham, West Lorne) West of highways 79, 80, 45, 5
Huron(Glencoe, Thedford, London, Stratford, Tillsonburg) East of highways 79, 80, 45, 5; West of 9, 23, 8, 59
Niagara(Welland, Grimsby, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls) West of 59; South of 403; South of 6; South of QEW Niagara
Mountain(Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek) East of 52 to 407; South of 5 to hwy 6; East of Highway 6 to 25; South of 401 to 407 (not Burlington)
Central West(Brampton, Oakville, Halton Hills, Mississauga, Burlington) East of Highway 6 to 410; South of 7 to 401; Lake north to 407; East of 25 to 403 to 407; West of 427 to 25 & 407
Tri-County(Brantford, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener) East of 89,23,8,59; North of 403, 5; West of 6, 52; South of 89
South Simcoe(Bramalea, Barrie, Orangeville, Collingwood, Orillia) West of 400 & 11; North of Highway 9, 89, 6, 7 & 407; South of 169
Central East(Toronto, North York, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, Etobicoke) East of 400, 11; South of 60; West of 127,62, 28; North of 7 and 7A; West of DVP (404); East of 427; South of 407
Kawartha(Scarborough, Peterborough, Whitby, Cobourg) East of 127 and 28; South of 7 and 7A; East of DVP (404); West of 62, 2
Capital(Ottawa, Kemptville, Kanata, Orleans) East of 62 to border; North of 7 to 43; South of 60; East of 138
St. Lawrence(Belleville, Kingston, Brockville, Smith Falls, Cornwall) East of 62 and 2; South of 7 and 43 east; West of 138
North(Sudbury, North Bay, Thunder Bay, Huntsville) West of the Quebec Border; East of Georgian Bay; West of Highway 11; North
of Highway 60, 169