2019 Tryout Information - Boys

In 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 2019 Junior Heat Boys Basketball Club.


2019 Boys' Tryout Information

U13 (Coach - TBA)  (Boys born 2006 & 2007)

U15 (Coach - TBA)  (Boys born 2004 & 2005)

U17 (Coach - Thom Gillespie) (Boys born 2002 & 2003)

Note: Junior Heat club basketball coaches will do their best to keep the cost down for families. If selected for a club team, the registration fee will include team gear, two practices per week from April to June, gym rentals, and coaches honorarium.

We will also host special skill sessions that all club players are welcome to attend. Each team will play in 3 to 5 tournaments in BC and Alberta from April to June (Penticton, Kamloops, and Kelowna will be three close proximity tournaments we plan to participate in during the 2019 season). Costs for these tournaments will be calculated and shared among the team members attending specific events.

We also do our best to support multi-sport athletes and try our best to accommodate busy schedules


Junior Heat General Program Information 2018

  • Each Junior Heat team will participate in a minimum of 3 tournaments
  • Junior Heat season: April to late June/early July
  • Players must bring a completed player application form to the first tryout. [PDF]

For more information on the Junior Heat Basketball boys program please contact Thom Gillespie, Lead assistant coach of the UBC Okanagan Heat men's basketball team.

2019 Tryout Information - Girls

In 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 2019 Junior Heat Basketball Club.


2019 Girls' Tryout Information

U13 (Coach - Kirsten Mulleny) (girls currently in grade 6 or 7)

U15 (Coach Diane Schuetze or TBA)  (girls currently in grade 8 or 9)

U17 (Coach Diane Schuetze or TBA) ( girls currently in grade 10 and 11)

Note: U12's, U14’s, and U16’s are strongly recommended to try out for the U13, U15, and U17 groups respectively. It is possible that we form additional teams at the U13, U15 and U17 age groups (ex. U13B/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 club basketball coaches will do their best to keep the cost down for families. If selected for a club team, the fee paid will include team clothing, 2  practices per week from April to June, gym rentals, and coaches honorarium. As well, we often host special skill sessions that all club players are welcome to attend. Each team will play in 3-5 tourneys in BC and Alberta from April to June.

We also do our best to support multi-sport athletes and try our best to accommodate busy schedules


Junior Heat General Program Information 2018

  • Each Junior Heat team will participate in a minimum of 3 tournaments
  • Junior Heat season: April to late June/early July
  • Players must bring a completed player application form to the first tryout. [PDF]

For more information on the Junior Heat Basketball girls program please contact Bobby Mitchell, head coach of the UBC Okanagan Heat basketball team.

Women’s coach: Bobby Mitchell (robert.mitchell@ubc.ca)

2018 Tryout Information - Girls

In 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 2018 Junior Heat Basketball Club.


2018 Girls' Tryout Information

U12

U13

U15

U16/17

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 2018

  • 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 (robert.mitchell@ubc.ca)