Mini Academy

This program is for our beginner basketball players and youth looking to brush up on their skills. We teach basketball fundamentals, physical literacy skills and teamwork in a positive, fun and interactive learning environment!

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Program Highlights

  • Focus on FUNdamentals and teamwork
  • Collaborative and competitive skills and drills
  • Foster a love of the game
  • Top NCCP Certified Coaches
  • An exclusive Nike Academy t-shirt

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Adriano Catena
Director of Basketball Operations & Head Coach

Adriano Catena is a former professional basketball player with over 10 years experience coaching high school, university and professional aged athletes. Adriano holds a BA Communications degree and has been certified as a Mental Performance Training Coach. He is currently the Director of Operations and Head Coach at The Vancouver Basketball Academy ™ and an Assistant Coach at the UBC Women’s Basketball program. Adriano is passionate about coaching and inspiring people around him to be the best version of themselves.

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Megan Pinske
Head Coach

Megan Pinske is a former university, Canadian National Team and professional athlete with over 12 years’ experience coaching both collegiate and high school aged athletes. Megan holds a Masters of Coaching degree from the University of Alberta and has coached with three Provincial Basketball Organizations; BC, Alberta & Saskatchewan. She is currently the VP of Community Impact at The Vancouver Basketball Foundation™. Megan is passionate about teaching and inspiring young athletes to love the game and stay active.

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Camp Details

Dates & Prices

• Program: 7 weeks
• Date: Tuesdays starting January 17th
• Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
• Location: East Vancouver - Blocks away from Britannia Secondary School
• Cost: $140.00


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