GUEST COACHES

Vancouver Aces Basketball is thankful to have the support of our Guest Coaches, who are able to 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