Atom AA Girls
Paul established our successful novice boys and girls group with over 50 boys and girls participating in the weekly skill development sessions. Paul played at McGill University, where he was a 3-time conference all-star, MVP of the OUAA conference in 1990 and won the Forbes trophy as McGill male athlete of the year in 1989-1990. He was recently inducted into the Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Paul has previously coached high school at Glebe Collegiate and coached at several summer basketball camps over the years. He stills plays in the Ottawa Masters basketball league and the odd game of pick up.
Atom A Girls
Ron has played basketball his whole life and has a great love for the game. He has coached kids at various levels over the years. His greatest accomplishment in the game was seeing his daughters take up basketball and play for the Ottawa Shooting Stars.
Bantam AA Girls
Paul is a native of Ottawa. He grew up playing basketball for Fisher Park High School then went on to play for Paul Armstrong at Carleton University. Paul still plays basketball with a number of former university players who now reside in Ottawa. Paul has coached basketball at the high school level.
Bantam A Girls
John has been a basketball junkie since he was introduced to the sport in high school — where he was a city all-star. John has played men’s league basketball in Ottawa since the mid ’80s. He has coached Bantam girls for the Ottawa Shooting Stars for a number of years. Prior to that he coached house league along with varsity boys and girls at Redeemer Christian High School. John’s Shooting Stars teams have won both EOBA and OBA championships.
Selwyn de Souza
Coach de Souza was the first Eastern Ontario coordinator for competitive girls basketball in the 80s, as well as having MDP and Summer Games coaching experience. He has coached for many years in the region, with the Guardsman and Barrhaven organizations. Over the past two years, Coach de Souza has been an assistant coach with the JUEL teams, preparing players for the university level. As a high school teacher and coach this year he was honoured with the OFSAA “Pete Beach” Award for Outstanding Leadership and Mentoring of our Youth. Recently he was awarded the Rogers TV “Coach of the Year”(nominated by his players).
Angie is our club’s ‘Dean of Coaches’ having coached competitive and house league teams in the club for almost 10 years. In those years her teams have won several tournaments and twice at provincials. Under her leadership, her team not only won Gold but also Fair Play Team of the Year. She has helped several players reach their next step to playing university or college ball. Angie played point guard at Dawson College from 77-80 and finished her career at Ottawa U in ’84. “Winning on the scoreboard comes naturally to our team once we believe we are winning within”.
Atom AA Boys
Coach Pri is a first time Ottawa Shooting Stars coach. He has been a Physical Education teacher and a basketball coach to both boys and girls at the primary and secondary school level for the last 8 years. Pri is from Jakarta, Indonesia and assisted in developing the P.E curriculum for national-plus schools in Jakarta. He competed as a National level athlete in the late 90s.
Atom A Boys
Kevin is head coach for the Atom A Boys Competitive team. This is his first year coaching for the Ottawa Shooting Stars. Kevin played basketball in high school and also throughout university for club teams.
Bantam AA Boys
Brian MacLeod is a Level 2 NCCP certified coach and enters his fourth year as a head coach with the Stars. Last year Brian, along with Steve Babineau, led the Minor Bantam boys to a gold medal at the Hamilton Blessed Sacrament Tournament Division 3, silver medal at the EOBA Finals Division 2 and a silver medal at the OBA Championships Division 4. This year (2013/2014) Brian, along with Steve Babineau, will be coaching the Major Bantam Boys.
Director of Equipment – Coach Bantam A Boys
Leo B. Doyle grew up in Nova Scotia, where he played competitive hockey, baseball and basketball. His parents are members of the Cape Breton Sports Hall of Fame (Builder Category), so coaching and organizing sports is second nature.
Steve has been head coach of the Major Midget boys for many years. Steve, who recently completed teacher’s college, played his club ball for the MUMBA Meteors, York Avengers and the Richmond Hill Raiders.