The U16 team will compete in the FIBA Americas competition, which serves as a qualifier for the 2016 FIBA World Championships.
DeAveiro, a native of Toronto, returns for his fourth year coaching the U16/U17 age-group team. He is joined by assistants Michael Meeks (Canada Basketball) and James Derouin (University of Ottawa), as well as apprentice coach Nicky Davis (Sheridan College).
DeAveiro will host a media conference call on May 28 at 3:00 P.M. to discuss the upcoming competitive season.
Practice on June 2 will be open to media, beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET. Coaches and athletes will be available for post-practice scrums. Media can contact [email protected] to confirm attendance for conference call and/or open practice.
A full team and staff roster below. Additional inquiries can be directed to [email protected]
2015 Cadet Team Roster
|Barrett Jr, Rowan||Wing||Mississauga||REDA/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Bediako, Jaden||Forward||Brampton||Team Breakdown/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Brazdeikis, Ignas||Wing||Oakville||Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Carr, Marcus||PG||Woodbridge||Northern Kings|
|Courtney, Liam||Forward||Cambridge||REDA/Waterloo Wolverines/Canada Elite|
|Djuricic, Danilo||Forward||Brampton||CIA Bounce/Team Tyler Ennis|
|Kabongo, Jonathan||PG||Toronto||CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Kirkwood, Noah||Wing||Kanata||Ottawa Next Level|
|Llewellyn, Jaelin||PG||Mississauga||Oakville/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand Team|
|Nembhard, Andrew||PG||Aurora||Vaughan Panthers/ Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Shephard, Grant||Forward||Kelowna||Junior Heat|
|Shittu, Simisola||Wing||Burlington||REDA/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|John, Brandon||Forward||Brantford||CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Saunders, Keshaun||Wing||Brampton||Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Dave DeAveiro||Head Coach|
|James Derouin||Assistant Coach|
|Nicky Davis||Assistant Coach|
|Michael Meeks||Assistant Coach|