About Us

Our Coaches

VanCity Basketball Academy Coaches have a wealth of playing and coaching experience. All coaches are NCCP trained and most teams have a head coach as well a younger assistant coach to mentor the players.
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Jamie Oei

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Taylor Williams

Larry-Donohoe

Larry Donohoe

Josh-Whang

Josh Whang

Tom-Walter

Tom Walter

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Ransford Brempong

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Elle Kerfoot

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Siamak Salehi

Kevin-Arkoncel

Kevin Arkoncel

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Bardia Afzal

Jamie Oei

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Head Coach and Executive Director

Coaching Career

VanCity Basketball Academy
Head Coach and Executive Director

20142015 — Simon Fraser University / Assistant Coach

20102014 — University of British Columbia / Assistant Coach

  • 2011 & 2013 Canada West Champions
  • 2011 CIS Bronze Medal

2008-2013 — 3D Basketball Academy / Elite Head Coach

2005-2008 — Douglas College / Head Coach 

  • 2007 BCCAA Champions
  • 2007 CCAA Silver Medal
  • 2008 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 2008 CCAA National Champion

2003-2004 — Sallen Basket Swedish Elite League / Head Coach
(Uppsala, Sweden) 

2002-2003 — UBBK Division 1 / Assistant Coach (Uppsala, Sweden) 

  • Runner-up for Coach of the Year

2001-2001 — Basketball BC Regional Team Coach

2000-2001 — Langara College / Head Coach 

  • BCCAA and CCAA Coach of the Year
  • BCCAA Silver Medal

1999-2000 Langara College / Assistant Coach

  • BCCAA Silver Medal

Volunteer Work: Quinn Keast Foundation and Hoops4Hope Foundation since 2006

Playing Career

2002-2003
UBBK Division 1 Sweden

1997-1999
Langara College 

  • 1999 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 1999 CCAA National Champions
  • 1998 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 1998 CCAA National Champions
  • 2 time Assist Leader at National Tournament
  • Overall record (75-5)

1994-1996
Capilano College

1992-1994 
Windsor Secondary Senior Boys

  • 1994 4th Place BC AAA Championships
  • 1994 BC Provincial All-Star game
  • 1994 Howe Sound Champions
  • 1994 Howe Sound MVP
  • 1993 North Shore AA Champions

Taylor Williams

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Associate Head Coach

Playing Career

2009-2012 
Windsor Secondary Senior Varsity Player

  • 2012 Howe Sound Championship
  • 2012 7th place in BC
  • 2012 Windsor Defensive Player of the year

Coaching Career

Currently Associate Head Coach & Director of Marketing at VanCity Basketball Academy

2013 Windsor Secondary Juvenile Boys Head Coach
2014 — Windsor Secondary Junior Boys Head Coach
2015-2017 Windsor Senior Boys Head Coach
2015 — Howe Sound AAA Champion
2017 — Howe Sound Finalist

Certifications:
Bachelors Degree in Communications & Marketing from Simon Fraser University 
NCCP Basketball Level 1 & 2
Standard First Aid & CPR C certified
Hi-5 Certification

Volunteer Work:
Michael J Fox Foundation
BC Parkinsons Society