Getting to know the Athletes
Canada Games Training Group
This week we learn more about Three Oak’s Cameron Paynter and Stonepark’s Brynn Essery.
Name: Cameron Paynter
Favourite Professional Athlete: Kevin Durant
Favourite Food: Nachos
Favourite Basketball Moment To Date: My first dunk in a game.
Interest Outside Of Basketball: Hanging out with friends, football, and snowboarding.
Favourite Subject In School: Carpentry
Favourite Quote: When you want to succeed as much as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.
Career Ambitions: To play basketball/ football at a professional level, to become a Carpenter or Gym teacher.
Random Fact About Me: I’m allergic to cats.
Name: Brynn Essery
Favourite Professional Athlete: DeMar DeRozan
Favourite Food: Chicken fingers and fries
Favourite Basketball Moment to Date: Winning provincials with Stonepark two years in a row while making great friends.
Interest Outside of Basketball: Playing Softball
Favourite Subject in School: Science
Favourite Quote: Some people want it to happen. Some wish it could happen. Others Make it happen. Michael Jordan
Career Ambition: To be the first female head coach of the Toronto Raptors, or any NBA team.
Random Fact About Me: I enjoy going to the horse barn by my place in my spare time to clear my head.
Birchwood Basketball Camp
* Reminder to bring indoor sneakers and your basketball if you have one.
Camp 1 (9am-10am) – for ages 6, 7, 8 and 9 (Boys and Girls)
Camp 2 (10am-11am) – for ages 10, 11, 12 and 13 (Boys and Girls)
For further information, please contact Troy MacCallum at 902.940.3627
Minor Association Athletes Ages 8 to 13 Invited to NBA All-Star Clinics
Thursday January 7th (6:30pm-7:30pm)
Location: Birchwood Intermediate Time: 6:30-7:30pm Participants: Ages 8-13 (80 spots reserved)
Friday January 8th (6:00pm to 7:00pm)
Location: UPEI Chi Wan Young Sports Complex Clinic Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm Participants: Ages 8-13 (80 spots reserved)
Sunday January 10th (10:30am-11:30am)
Location: Colonel Gray High School Clinic Time: 10:30am-11:30am Participants: Ages 8-13 (80 Spots Reserved)
Men’s Canada Games Training Squad Announced
Jon Alex Vos
Women’s Canada Games Training Squad Announced