Did you know?

Representing Nova Scotia
on a National stage


Did you know?

  • Many of our athletes pay $0 for the summer IF they participate in all fundraising opportunities/initiatives planned by their individual teams.
  • BNS teams have won 19 medals over 17 years at the Canadian National Championships (12 for the boys – FOUR gold in the last FOUR years, 7 for the girls)


Where have teams played in the past?

CANADA

  • Eastlink Classic – NS (Boys and Girls)
  • Slam Camp Summer Fest – QE (Girls)
  • Brookwood Elite – QE (Boys)
  • Canletes – ON (Girls)
  • Summerfest – NB (Boys and Girls)
  • Red Rock – PEI (Boys and Girls)
  • East Coast Games – NB (Boys and Girls)
  • Jr. Axewomen Tournament – NS (Girls)
  • Tour of Athlete Institute and Organeville Prep – ON (Boys)
  • Exhibition Games vs. various clubs
  • Exhibition Games vs. Universities and Colleges
  • Canadian National Championships (http://www.basketball.ca/en/page/national-championships)
  • Canada Games (Winnipeg Manitoba, Sherbrook Quebec, Charlottetown PEI, Regina Saskachewan, etc.)

USA + Other

  • Pittsburg Jam Fest – Pitssburg, Pennsylvania (Boys)
  • Nike Tournament of Champions – Chicago, Illinois (Girls)
  • Rumble in the Bronx – Bronx & New York, New York (Boys)
  • Basketbull – Springfield, Massachusetts (Boys and Girls)
  • NE-CAN Challenge – Porland, Maine (Girls)
  • Dana Barros Invitational – Boston, Massachusetts (Boys)
  • Puerto Rico (Girls)


What are some other benefits of playing for Basketball Nova Scotia aside from pride?

  • Chance to be identified by Canada Basketball and play for Canada Basketball
  • Chance to work closely with Canadian Sport Center Atlantic
  • Chance to be identified as a TAS athlete (Stength and Conditioning, Mental Performance, Nutrition)

What’s in the Player Gear Package ?

  • Backpack
  • Sweater
  • Shooter Shirt
  • Practice gear


Notable coaches who have coached with BNS

  • Mike MacKay – High Performance Manager of Canada Basketball’s Women’s High Performance Program
  • Steve Konchaski – Canada Basketball Junior Men’s National Team Mentor Coach and St. Francis Xavier University Men’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Carly Clarke – Canada Basketball Senior Women’s National Team Assistant Coach & Ryerson Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Fabian McKenzie – Canada Basketball FISU Games Head Coach & Cape Breton University Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • The Late Carolyn Savoy – Former Dalhousie Women’s Basketball Head Coach and formerly on Canada Basketball’s Board of Directors
  • Scott Munro – SMU Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Tim Kendrick – NBL Island Storm Head Coach
  • Anna Stammberger – Dalhousie University Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Augy Jones – Former St. Francis Xavier University Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Len Harvey – Acadia Unviersity Women’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Mike Leslie – NBL Halifax Hurricanes Men’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Mark Parker – Citadel High School Boy’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Tim MacGarrigle – Halifax Grammar School Senior Boy’s Basketball Coach
  • Bev Greenlaw – Former Acadia Women’s Basketball Head Coach, and former Horton High School Girl’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Kathy Spurr – Former Canadian Senior Women’s Basketball team athlete, and former Halifax Grammar School Senior Girl’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Jonah Taussig – SMU Men’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Mikey Fox – Former Saint Mary’s University Women’s Basketball Head Coach, and former Halifax Windjammers Men’s Basketball Head Coach
  • Matt Skinn – Cape Breton University Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Former University of Calgary Men’s Basketball Associate Coach
  • Kevin Duffie – Acadia University Men’s Basketball Head Coach)
  • Kent Balish – Former Lockeport Regional High School Boys Basketball Team Head Coach

Stay updated on Team Scotia Try-outs and other updates:

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The Nova Scotia men’s basketball team won bronze Saturday at the 2022 Canada Games 👏

https://www.saltwire.com/halifax/sports/bronze-for-bluenose-basketball-after-tough-ot-loss-in-semifinal-nova-scotia-rebounds-to-win-third-place-game-100763184/

Both our 3×3 teams represented well at the @coventryicg2022 games! The girls finished 4th in a loss to Sopran and the boys took home a bronze medal after defeating Hadera. We’re proud of both our teams!! #scotiaproud

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