Jr. NBA Ambassador of Ontario
Marlon is the Jr. NBA Ambassador with Canada Basketball for the region of Ontario. He holds an advanced diploma in Sport Management at Humber College, and a post-graduate certificate in Sport & Event Marketing at George Brown College. He currently works for the Ontario Basketball Association (OBA) as the Coordinator for Community Development. He facilitates basketball programming across schools in Ontario, teaching essential life skills and engaging students to peak interest in the game of basketball. His passion lies within developing youth and providing them the opportunity to play the game they love without any barriers.
Jr. NBA Ambassador of Vaughan
Jey-son Edwards is a NCCP Certified Level 2 and Basketball USA Gold Licensed Coach who has been coaching for over 15 years. He is a passionate student and teacher of the game, with a focus on contributing to long-term development of athletes. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University (Ontario, Canada) and Fanshawe College, Jey-son has enjoyed many team successes as a shooting guard at the CIS and OUA levels. After graduation, Jey-son continued to devote much of his time to developing aspiring basketball players. He’s coached a variety of basketball teams across the country, including the Northern Secondary School Senior Girls (Toronto, Canada), River East C.I. Senior Girls Basketball (Winnipeg MB). In addition to high school coaching Jey-son has been a member of the Toronto Raptors Ambassador Team, coached AAU and Rep Teams for over 10 years, participated as a coach with PGC College and at Olympia Sports Camp.
Jr. NBA Vaughan Program Support
Natasha has devoted the last 10 years of her life working with athletes and advocates for sport. She has a wealth of experience running sport clinics, programs, and camps for the youth, as well as basketball leagues, tournaments, and events. As an athlete, Natasha went to AAAA OFSAA for basketball in high school, and played Varsity Field Hockey at York University. She is a NCCP Level 2 certified coach and has coached at the Ontario Basketball Association, AAU, and school basketball levels. Natasha is also a certified basketball official in York Region and Durham.
Natasha studied Kinesiology & Health Science & Psychology at York University, while obtaining her certificate in Rehabilitation Services from York-Seneca. She loves all sports and is an avid reader.
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