Basketball (m) Roster
No. Athlete Position Height Yr Program Hometown High School
3 Connor BILLETT Guard 6'3" 3 BACHELOR OF ARTS - GENERAL Nanaimo, BC Dover Bay
5 John THOMPSON Guard 6'0" 4 Bachelor of Arts Tempe
6 Morgan PROCTOR Guard 6'3" 1 Bachelor of Arts - Major Phed Courtenay, BC IsFeld
7 Nick XYLINAS Guard 6'0" 1 Business Administration Courtenay, BC Mark IsFeld
9 Kaz KOBAYASHI Guard 6'0" 4 BACHELOR OF ARTS Victoria, BC Oak Bay
11 Bryson COX Guard 6'3" 3 Recreation and Sports Management Nanaimo, BC Woodlands
15 Jason FORTIN Fwd 6'4" 5 Bachelor of Science Nanaimo, BC Dover Bay
15 Jerod DORBY Fwd 6'7" 3 Bachelor of Arts Duncan, BC Cowichan
24 Curtis WILSON Fwd 6'6" 3 Bachelor of Arts - Major Phed Victoria, BC Mount Doug
24 Josh ROSS Fwd 6'4" 3 BACHELOR OF ARTS - PHED Burlington, Iowa Poteau
Assistant Coach: AVNEET BRAR
Head Coach: MATT KUZMINSKI
Assistant Coach: Scott MARR
Assistant Coach: Djimith N'DIAYE
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#3
Connor BILLETT
Guard, Junior
6'3"
BACHELOR OF ARTS - GENERAL
Nanaimo, BC
Dover Bay

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY
Awards & Accomplishments:
2015 PACWWEST Provincial Champion
2015 CCAA National Silver Medalist
2014 PACWEST Provincial Silver Medalist
2013 CCAA National Champion
2013 PACWEST Provincial Silver medal
Island AAA Champion, Island All-Star, Gary Taylor Best Defensive Player

Previous teams: Dover Bay
High School Coach: Mark Simpson

Favourite Food: Fish Tacos, Chow Mein
Favourite Movie: Four Brothers , The Fighter
Favourite Athlete: Mike Tyson
If I were a super hero I would be: A Ninja Turtle
Nobody believes me when I tell them: I Get Buckets

This athlete is proudly sponsored by:

Insulpro Insulation Inc.

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#5
John THOMPSON
Guard, Senior
6'0"
Bachelor of Arts
Tempe

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#6
Morgan PROCTOR
Guard, Freshman
6'3"
Bachelor of Arts - Major Phed
Courtenay, BC
IsFeld

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#7
Nick XYLINAS
Guard, Freshman
6'0"
Business Administration
Courtenay, BC
Mark IsFeld

Awards:
Principle's Honour Roll (2011-2015)
First Team All Star Esquimalt Fire Tournament 2014 -All Star Brentwood College Tournament 2015 First Team All Star 3A Island Tournament 2015

Previous Team: Mark Isfeld Ice
High school Coach: Tom Elwood
Favourite Food: Tiropito
Favourite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Athlete: Logan Benninger
Pre game ritual: Lacing my shoes up twice
Warm-up song: The dock of the bay by Otis Redding
Best Sports Moment: Making the final four at provincials 2014
Nobody believes me when I tell them: I hit a wasp out of the air with a fork
I never tire of talking about: Food
Where do you see yourself in ten years? Running a business and coaching basketball

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#9
Kaz KOBAYASHI
Guard, Senior
6'0"
BACHELOR OF ARTS
Victoria, BC
Oak Bay

Played two years with the Camosun Chargers

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#11
Bryson COX
Guard, Junior
6'3"
Recreation and Sports Management
Nanaimo, BC
Woodlands

2015 PACWEST Provincial Champion
2015 CCAA National Silver Medalist
2012 Passion Sports All island Invite Camp MVP
2012 Esquimalt firefighter classic MVP
2013 AA Island allstar
2013 Woodlands athlete of the year

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#15
Jason FORTIN
Fwd, Senior
6'4"
Bachelor of Science
Nanaimo, BC
Dover Bay

Awards & Accomplishments
2015 PACWEST Provincial Champion
2015 CCAA National Silver Medalist, First Team All Star and Championship Game Player of the Game
2014 PACWEST Silver Medalist
2013 CCAA National Champion
2013 PACWEST Provincial Silver Medalist
2012 PACWEST Provincial Silver Medalist
2012 VIU Rookie of the year
2011/2009 Vancouver Island AAA Boys Basketball Champions
2011 Vancouver Island Basketball Tournament MVP
2011 SMUS Invitational Tournament Champs/Tournament MVP
2011 AAA Boys Basketball Island All Star Game MVP
2010 N.S.I.T. 1st team All-Star
2007-2011 Principal's List Award
2007-2011 Dover Bay Athlete of the Year
2010/2008 Bronze Medal at Cross Country Provincials

Previous teams: U15 and U17 BC Boys Provincial Teams

High School Coach Mark Simpson
Favorite food: Popcorn, caesar salad, watermelon
Favorite athlete: Nate Robinson
Warm up Song: Dreams and Nightmares - Meek Mill
Best sports moment: Hitting a buzzer beater to win the Island Championship my senior year
Nobody believes me when I tell them: I'm aboriginal
My favorite toy as a child was: My bike
I never tire of talking about: That week after we won nationals #viuUP

Where do you see yourself in 10 years ?
In a range rover, just livin'

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#15
Jerod DORBY
Fwd, Junior
6'7"
Bachelor of Arts
Duncan, BC
Cowichan

Awards or Accomplishments:
2015 PACWWEST Provincial Champion
2015 CCAA National Silver Medalist
2014 PACWEST Provincial Silver Medalist
2013-14 PACWEST All-Rookie Team
2011-12 Second team Island all-star
2011 U17 Provincal team
2012-13 First team Island all-star
2012-13 Island defensive MVP
2012-13 Finalist for Cowichan male athlete of the year

High School Coach: Sandeep Heer
Favorite food: Rotini and chicken
Favorite movie: Harry Potter series
Favorite athlete: Trevor Linden
Pre game ritual: Plug my headphones in and get pumped
Warm up Songs:
Window to the sky - Kim Churchill
One - Metallica
You - Evidence
If I were a super hero I would be: Mr. Fantastic
Best sports moment: Grade 12 basketball season
My favorite toy as a child was: My mountain bike (Norco Saskquatch)
I never tire of talking about: European history

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#24
Curtis WILSON
Fwd, Junior
6'6"
Bachelor of Arts - Major Phed
Victoria, BC
Mount Doug

2015 PACWEST Provincial Champion
2015 CCAA National Silver Medalist

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#24
Josh ROSS
Fwd, Junior
6'4"
BACHELOR OF ARTS - PHED
Burlington, Iowa
Poteau

2016 VIU Athlete of the year
2016 CCAA Player of the year
2016 PACWEST Athlete of the year across all sports
2016 PACWEST Men's Basketball player of the year