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Clinic/Camp and Tryout- Girls Grades 9-12: April 19th (5:30-8  pm) and April 20th (9:30-12) @ NDSS GYM

The 2 day camp is for girls entering grades 9-12. From there, the coaching staff will evaluate future talent, and select the top 10-15 players (U16-17) to continue training and competing as the Jr. Mariners Club Team. This will include two training sessions per week on M/W evenings at VIU (approx. 48 hours in total). The players/team will often train against/with current VIU players. The idea behind the program is to identify players in the region that are committed, with the potential to be future college/university prospects. We will then push and challenge each other to get better, both as individuals and as a unit. We will work hard and have fun doing it! The team will participate in a minimum of four Club tournaments throughout the spring/early summer (the goal…not consume your entire summer). This does not include potential exhibition games/scrimmages.

Cost of clinic and Club Team Program?

*IMPORTANT: The clinic itself will be for all girls entering grades 9-12 and will be beneficial to all skill levels. IF INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE CLINIC, PLEASE EMAIL WOMEN'S HEAD COACH TONY BRYCE AT  as I will need your t-shirt size (women's cut) in advance.

The 2 day camp/clinic cost is $60, which includes 5 hours of instruction, plus a VIU Mariners Basketball T-shirt. Please bring cash, cheque (made out to Van Isle Hoops), or via E-transfer to

If chosen as a member of U16-17 club team, the cost will be approximately $1000-$1250 (depending on number of players and tournaments chosen). This will cover approx. 48 hours of gym time, plus a minimum of 4 tournaments. The cost will include tournament entry fees, travel, hotel, and coach expenses (this is a non-profit organization). The cost does not include spending/food money. The team is likely to participate in 2 Island tournaments, and 2 tournaments on the road. Players will also receive a VIU Mariners reversible and shorts.

Who is eligible for the U16/17 VIU Mariners club team?

Players entering their grade 11 or 12 season in the fall of 2019 will be eligible to participate on the VIU Mariners Club Team. Mature/elite athletes entering grade 10 would also be considered.

Potential Tournaments:

Vancouver Island Summer Shootout May 25-26th (Victoria)

Canadian Summer Tipoff June 22nd-23rd (Victoria)

End of the Trail National Tourney July 5-8th (Oregon)

Northwest Aftershock Tourney July 10-12th (Seattle)

3 on 3 FIBA Tourney's (Kelowna/LEC)


Coaching Staff:

Tony Bryce- Head Coach of the VIU Women's Basketball, and 2019 Pacwest Coach of the Year. A former CCAA National Coach of the Year, and 3 time Pacwest Coach of the Year with VIU Men's Team.

Sandeep Heer- Current Head Coach of the Cowichan Sr. Girls and former Assistant Coach of the VIU Mariners Men's basketball team.

Luke Holmes- Current Assistant Coach for the VIU Women's Basketball team

Current/Former VIU Mariner Women's players

Guest Coaches/Trainers/Experts