2017 Tryout Information

n a continued effort to connect the UBC Okanagan Heat varsity basketball teams to the Okanagan basketball community the Heat varsity coaches are pleased to announce the tryout information for the 2017 Junior Heat Basketball Club.

2017 Boys' Tryout Information

February 19 & 20 @ Okanagan Adventist Academy 

  • U12 Boys | 12:30-2:30pm (Feb. 19)
  • U12 Boys | 5:30-7:00pm (Feb. 20)

Note for U12s: Please email coach Jason Herbert (jay@dreamevenbigger.com) with your intent to attend the tryout.
February 26 @ UBC Okanagan Gymnasium 

  • U13 Boys | 10:00-11:30am
  • U14 Boys | 11:30-1:00pm
  • U15 Boys | 1:00-2:30pm
  • U16 & U17 Boys | 2:30-4:00pm

Second Tryouts

Note: It is possible that we form additional teams at the U13 and U16 age groups (ex. U13B/U16B. This decision will be made by the UBC Okanagan varsity coaches and will be based on the quantity and quality of the athletes.


2017 Girls' Tryout Information

February 26 & 27 @ UBC Okanagan Gymnasium  

  • U13 Girls | 4:00-6:00pm (Feb. 26)
  • U13 Girls | 4:00-5:30pm (Feb. 27) - if necessary

March 6 & 8 @ UBC Okanagan Gymnasium  

  • U17 Girls | 4:00-5:30pm (Mar. 6)
  • U17 Girls | 4:00-5:30pm (Mar. 8)

March 13 & 15 @ UBC Okanagan Gymnasium 

  • U15 Girls | 4:00-5:30pm (Mar. 13)
  • U15 Girls | 4:00-5:30pm (Mar. 15)

Note: U14’s and U16’s are strongly recommended to try out for the U15 and U17 groups respectively. It is possible that we form additional teams at the U15 and U17 age groups (ex. U15B/U17B. This decision will be made by the UBC Okanagan varsity coaches and will be based on the quantity and quality of the athletes.


Junior Heat General Program Information 2017

  • Each Junior Heat team will participate in a minimum of 4 tournaments
  • Junior Heat season: April to late June/early July
  • Claire Meadows and Pete Guarasci, the UBC Okanagan varsity women's and men's coaches respectively, will be involved with team selections for all age groups.
  • Players must bring a completed player application form to the first tryout. [PDF]

For more information on the Junior Heat Basketball program please contact one of UBC Okanagan’s varsity basketball assistant coaches.

Women’s assistant coach: Bobby Mitchell (bobby.b.mitchell@gmail.com)
Men’s assistant coach: Landry Ndayitwayeko (landry.n@ubc.ca)