COACHES

All Vancouver Aces coaches fully volunteer their time, and in addition to our regular program coaches, Vancouver Aces Basketball is thankful to have the support of our Guest Coaches, who generously volunteer and share their experience and expertise; our roster of Guest Coaches for 2019 is listed below.

Juliane Chien

Background: Churchill Bulldogs Player Alumni; Langara Falcons Player Alumni – inaugural PACWEST All-Rookie Team award; Coach at Churchill Secondary (Senior Girls) for 3 years; Coach with NACBAIT Womens Team (2016); Coached with Strathcona Basketball Program; Coached with RBL Program

Session Date: April 20, 2019

DENISE BUSAYONG

Background: Player – Matthew McNair Secondary School (Richmond); Player – Langara Falcons 3 years – PACWEST All-Rookie Team); University of British Columbia – Kinesiology Degree; Coach various levels in community; Coach McNair Secondary Senior Girls Basketball Team

Session Date: April 27, 2019

CURTIS NELSON, VIRGINIA WATSON – LANGARA FALCONS

Session Date: May 11, 2019
– Additional thanks to Falcons players Alexa, Erika, Biny, Alissa, and Janna

TESSA VALG

Background: Player – high school basketball (Vancouver); Player- University of Victoria (3 years – 2 Canadian championships); Player – University of British Columbia (2 years) degree in pharmacy; Coached RBL Program; Coached Girls Grades 8-12 at Lord Byng Secondary.

Session Date: May 18, 2019

YASH ZANDIYEH

Background: Involved with Night Hoops for 10 years as a coach (5) and referee (5); Head Coach at Killarney Secondary for 8 years (Senior Boys – 7, Senior Girls – 1); Founder, BC Hoop Scoop

Session Date: June 1, 2019

JENNIFER REYES

Background: Previously or currently involved with Strathcona Girls Basketball Program, Churchill Secondary Girls Basketball, Magee Secondary Girls Basketball, Vancouver-Strathcona NACBAIT U-18 Womens Basketball Team; PHE Teacher Magee Secondary, Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration

Session Date: June 8, 2019