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 2020 

 COACHING STAFF 

 COMING SOON 

STEVE BAUR

Before joining Canada Basketball, Baur spent six seasons as the Head Coach of Acadia University's men's program and helped guide them to four appearances at the CIS Men's Basketball Final 8 Championship.  During his time with the Axemen, Baur also led the team to an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship in 2012 and was named AUS Coach of the Year the following season.

 

Prior to his head coaching role with Acadia, Baur served as an Assistant Coach with the team for the previous four seasons.  Baur began his university coaching career as an Assistant Coach with Brandon University, where he spent one season each with the men's and women's programs.

 

A native of Sackville, Nova Scotia, Baur also spent five season as a head coach, assistant coach and mentor with Basketball Nova Scotia. Baur is a graduate of advanced coaching diploma (Toronto) and is in training for Canada Basketball’s training to win certification.

NATE MCKIBBON

Nate McKibbon is the current Head Coach, Women's Basketball at Mount Royal University and an Assistant Coach with the Cadette Women's National Team.  Prior to his time in Calgary, AB he spent 18 years coaching at all levels (high school, club, provincial team, university) in his native Ontario.  Over his 22 years coaching he has been a part of 10 provincial and 2 national titles.

ANDREW BAILLIE

Coach Baillie is in his 15th year of coaching basketball. He is currently an Assistant with the McMaster Women’s team in his 4th year after spending 2 years on the Marauders Men’s staff. He spent 2 years as the Head Coach of the Lincoln Prep Huskies Womens team who won back to back provincial championships in the OSBA.  Before coaching at Lincoln, he led both boys and girls teams at Ancaster High School for 12 years. Andrew is the Director of the RA Riddell Basketball Academy in the HWDSB where he is a Phys Ed teacher. Coach Baillie is from Ancaster where he currently lives with his wife Laura and three children Leah, Graham and Rhys. 

RICHARD NURSE

Coach Nurse has been coaching for over 20 years at the Club Level with Hamilton Transway. He has coached at all age groups from U10 to U19. For the last 10 years he has run and managed one of the premier girls AAU development and recruiting organizations in Ontario Canada Drive Basketball Development. He has won 14 Ontario Basketball Gold medals and has been instrumental in the development of CIS,  NCAA and Provincial basketball players  such as Taylor, Smith, Marie Warner, Christina Buttenham,  Kia Nurse and many more.  Coach Nurse also serves as the Program Director.

 

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