CYBL and Under Armour Announce All-Canadian Rising Stars Youth Basketball Camp

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(Toronto, ON) April 5, 2017 – Canadian Youth Basketball League will host the All-Canadian Rising Stars Basketball Camp powered by Under Armour from August 9 to 13, 2017 at Nipissing University. The entertainment-filled, overnight camp is designed to support male and female student-athletes ages 9 to 16 in the areas of sportsmanship, character education and skill development.

Wayne Bridge, the designated Camp Director and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Ryerson University, has organized a fun and engaging program suitable to athletes of all skill levels. With over 30 hours of on-court instruction, plus extra-curricular activities like video game tournaments, Basketball Movie Night, and other surprises, this promises to be an exclusive experience for all ballers in attendance.

Wayne Bridge

This is the first year that the camp is powered by Under Armour and all athletes will receive Under Armour apparel and footwear.

“Outfitting these talented young athletes in Under Armour from head-to-toe will help them feel like the pros when they step onto the court. And when you feel good, you play even better,” says Shana Ferguson, Director of Marketing, Under Armour Canada.

The CYBL’s efforts have also attracted the support of past and present professional athletes, including retired WNBA Champion and 2x WNBA All-Star, Tammy Sutton-Brown  (a product of Markham, Ontario). Sutton-Brown will be at the camp this summer.

Tammy Sutton-Brown

“I’m excited to be joining CYBL for their Rising Stars camp as the Director of Girls Basketball,” said Sutton-Brown. “One of the main lessons I have taken away from my 12 years as a professional athlete is – when you master the fundamentals you always give yourself a chance at greatness. CYBL’s Rising Stars camp is a one of a kind opportunity for kids to develop the fundamentals, compete and take their game to another level.”

To learn more information regarding CYBL Rising Stars Basketball Camp fees and registration, please visit the CYBL website at http://www.cybl.ca/ or contact Wayne Bridge at camps@cybl.ca or (647) 381-2971.

About the CYBL:

The CYBL, whose mission is to spread their passion for the game of basketball throughout Canada, has rapidly grown from 46 teams to over 260 teams since its establishment in 2013. Through the partnership with Under Armour, the league continues to reinforce its commitment to being a world-class amateur basketball organization.

About Under Armour, Inc.

Under Armour, a leader in the performance footwear, apparel and equipment market has revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. The Under Armour Connected Fitness™ platform powers the world’s largest digital health and fitness community through a suite of applications: UA Record, MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.uabiz.com.

For further information contact:

Martin-Abdul Davis

CYBL

mabdul.davis@gmail.com

Ashleigh Mair

Paradigm Public Relations

amair@paradigmpr.ca

Courtesy CYBL

Drew Ebanks