Patrick | Canada Basketball

Patrick Brown

Role: Learning Facilitator (LF)
Context(s): Learn to Train, Train to Train
P/TSO: Ontario Basketball
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Years as a Coach Developer: 6
Coaching Experience:

Head Coach of the MDP Kawartha U15 Boys in 2011, Head Coach of U12 & U14 Girls TIDP Central East Region from 2012-Present. Head coach of Toronto Triple Threat from 2012-Present. Head Coach of Canada Elite Girls Grade 9 AAU team. Have coached AAU National Championship and OBA Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallist teams. Have been an instructor at numerous Basketball Camps including Olympia and Marquette University. Have level 3 NCCP Certification and in the progress of obtaining level 4 with CSO. Instrumental in helping players reach their goal of playing CIS, OCAA, NCAA, Ontario and National Team basketball. Notably Cara Tiemens - Ryerson University, Chris Egi - Harvard University and Camille Clarin - Team Ontario U15 Girls. Have coached (4) players currently on 2016 U15 Team Ontario.

Other Basketball Experience(s):

Certified Basketball Official with the York Region Association of Basketball Officials and Toronto Association of Board Officials. Public Address Announcer for the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Basketball National Championships in Toronto Ontario. Played at high school and college basketball.

What motivated you to get into coaching?:

Wanted to give back to the game that has given me so much.

What do you love about being a Coach Developer?:

Because of the teaching and learning associated with the greatest game in the world.

Why did you want to be a Coach Developer?:

I wanted to teach and continue to learn about making players better.

Favorite Coaching Quote:

What do you do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. - Dean Smith


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