Speaker Series Presented by Golden Ticket Sports
Basketball Saskatchewan is pleased to announce our 2021 Speaker Series presented by Golden Ticket Sports! Throughout the month of April, we will have a number of guest speakers joining us to discuss various topics involving Basketball Skill Development, Athlete Health and Business! Registration for this event is FREE and will be completed through Canada Basketball’s GamePlan platform with Coaches receiving 1 PD point for each session they attend.
|Greg Jockims – April 1st @ 7PM
Basketball Saskatchewan Technical Director
YouTube Replay Link: Greg Jockims Speaker Series
Topic: Finishing at the rim from Fundamentals to Train to Compete
Greg Jockims head coached the men’s basketball team for 13 seasons at the University of Saskatchewan. In 2004-05 and 2005-06 the Huskies won the Canada West Central Division Championship which culminated with their first trip to CIS Nationals in 18 years. In 2009-10, he led the men’s basketball team to their first-ever Canada West and CIS Championship titles. In addition to these accomplishments at the U of S, Jockims spent four seasons in a head-coaching job at Cape Breton University (1994-98) in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He led the team to an AUS Championship and a third place finish at Nationals in 1994-95.
|Jessica Roque – April 10th @ 1PM
Waterloo Warriors Women’s Basketball Head Coach
YouTube Replay Link: Jessica Roque Speaker Series
Topic: Player Skill Development In and Out of Covid-19
Jessica Roque joins the Waterloo Warriors as the full-time head coach for the 2020-21 season. Roque makes the move from the Ryerson Rams where she spent the past four seasons as the full-time Assistant Coach.
With the Rams, Roque was the lead in preparing in-game tactics, practice facilitation, game film breakdown, recruiting, and more that has prepared her for a U SPORTS head coaching role. Roque also led the Rams in an interim head coaching role in the summer of 2018 during an international competition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
|Joe Boylan – April 18th @ 11AM
Hoops Mind Founder and NBA Player Development Coach
YouTube Replay Link: Joe Boylan Speaker Series
Topic: A New Approach to Team and Player Development
Joe Boylan spent the last two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans as the team’s Director of Player Development. During his time with the Pelicans, he has made a significant impact with young stars like Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball, and the reining most improved player of the year Brandon Ingram. In addition to that, he also is the creator of Hoops Mind, a boutique virtual coaching service with a focus on mental skills.
|Peter Lonergan – April 18th @ 1pm
Head of High Performance Coach Development Basketball Australia
YouTube Replay Link: Peter Lonergan Speaker Series
Peter Lonergan has been an influential coach educator impacting coaching development around the world. Australian Opals Assistant Coach, a highly successful State Director of Coaching in Victoria and New South Wales, and a national, and an international clinician for FIBA.
Peter has worked in basketball development for 25+ years.
|Phil Jevtovic – April 24th @ 1pm
Canada Basketball Performance Analyst and Database Manager
YouTube Replay Link: Phil Jevtovic Speaker Series
Topic: Style of Play – From Grassroots to High
Phil is responsible for leading the performance analysis and research department within the Men’s High Performance program through cutting-edge data analytics and innovative data management across all National Team programs for Canada Basketball.
|Jonathon Chow – April 25th @ 1PM
Registered Massage Therapist
YouTube Replay Link: Jonathon Chow Speaker Series
Topic: Common Injuries and Prevention for Basketball Athletes
Jonathan Registered Massage Therapist that has a patient first mentality. His focus is to educate and re-balance you so you can live a pain-free life through manual therapy and movement programming.
Jon has extensive training in various treatment techniques that will help address a full spectrum of issues that prevent you from doing what you love most.
|Steve Burrows – April 25th @ 2:30PM
University of Regina Men’s Basketball Head Coach
YouTube Replay Link: Steve Burrows Speaker Series
Topic: Offensive Concepts and Ideas
Steve Burrows was named the University of Regina’s men’s basketball head coach on June 24, 2013 after a lengthy tenure as an assistant for both the men’s and the women’s teams.
Under Coach Burrows, the Cougars have qualified for the Canada West postseason in each of the past five seasons and advanced to the conference quarterfinals in 2016, 2018, and 2019. The Cougars have had top-six finishes in the 17-team Canada West standings in two of the past three years, placing sixth in 2017-18 and fourth in 2018-19.