Team Ontario: U15 Girls

2017 Team Ontario: U15 Girls

2017 Team Ontario: U15 Girls

Back Row (left to right): Bailey Walker (Athletic Therapist), Lexie Sananes (Assistant Coach), Fabienne Blizzard (Head Coach), Michelle Abella (Assistant Coach)

Middle Row: Merissah Russell, Maryama Turkstra, Izabella Zingaro, Cassie Joli-Coeur, Aaliyah Edwards, Jada Grannum

Front Row: Lauren Foullong, Rebecca Marzan-Demeke, Callie Wright, Kayla Drummond, Ciante Downs, Isabella Gaudet

2018 Eligibility

Female athletes born in 2003


Over 100 athletes attended eight open tryouts across the province in January and February 2018. Top players from tryouts were invited to participate in a final tryout weekend to determine the rosters.


  • SLAM CAMP Summer Challenge, Montreal (June 30 to July 1, 2018)
  • Nike Tournament of Champions, Chicago (July 9–12, 2018)
  • USJN National Championships, Washington, D.C. (July 26–29, 2018)

U15 Canada Basketball National Championships

Date: August 6–11, 2018
Location: University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, N.B.)

2018 Canada Basketball Girls’ National Championships website

Result: Silver medal (Game recap)
Record: 4-1

Watch games

First Team All-Stars: Abigail Jegede, Izabella Zingaro


Gord Everett
Head Coach


Isaline Alexander*KeswickBill Crothers (OSBA)
Lauren Audino*WellandNotre Dame
Kaya CharlesHamiltonSt. Thomas More
Quinn Hardy*Stoney CreekSaltfleet S.S.
Katie Hartman*OakvilleKing’s Christian (OSBA)
Abigail Jegede*TorontoBill Crothers (OSBA)
Helena Lasic*BramptonTRC Academy (OSBA)
Teah Stupar*EtobicokeKing’s Christian (OSBA)
Miranda VanderWalStrathroyStrathroy C.I.
Jadyn WeltzTimminsO'Gorman H.S.
Hayley Woods*WindsorSouthwest Academy (OSBA)
Izabella Zingaro*BoltonCaledon Basketball Academy (OSBA)
*Returning Team Ontario athlete

Coaching Staff

PositionNameHometownOSBA Team (if applicable)
Head CoachGord Everett*GeorgetownCaledon Basketball Academy
Assistant CoachKelly Van Leeuwan*Brantford
Assistant CoachAwo Farah*OttawaCapital Courts
Apprentice CoachJody BrownKitchener
*Returning Team Ontario coach

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