Team Canada has announced the roster for the U18 Team who looks to compete for a FIBA Americas medal and advance to World’s for next year.

Canada is currently ranked 2nd worldwide in the FIBA Youth Men Rankings

Stay tuned for a team preview leading into competition.

2018 U18 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER

Name

Jersey Number

Height

Hometown

Current School Team 

Current Club

Wheza Panzo 4 6’6″ Mississauga, ON Hamilton Heights Nike UPlay Canada
Emanuel Miller 5 6’7″ Scarborough, ON La Lumiere School Nike UPlay Canada
Joel Brown 6 6’1″ Brampton, ON Brewster Academy CIA Bounce
Tyrese Samuel 7 6’7″ Lasalle, QC Wasatch Academy Nike UPlay Canada
Jahcobi Neath 8 6’3″ Toronto, ON Crestwood Prep College Grass Roots
Addison Patterson 9 6’6″ Milton, ON Orangeville District Secondary School CIA Bounce
AJ Lawson 10 6’6″ Brampton, ON GTA Prep Nike UPlay Canada
Andrew Nembhard (Captain) 11 6’4″ Toronto, ON Montverde Academy Nike UPlay Canada
Jevonnie Scott 12 6’5″ Toronto, ON Athlete Institute CIA Bounce
Connor Vreeken 13 6’4″ Kingston, ON Frontenac Secondary School CIA Bounce
Jaden Bediako 14 6’11” Brampton, ON Ridley College Nike UPlay Canada
Charles Bediako 15 6’9″ Brampton, ON Ridley College Nike UPlay Canada

 

2018 U18 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM COACHES & STAFF

NAME POSITION HOMETOWN TEAM/CLUB
Dave Smart Head Coach Ottawa, ON Carleton University
Jamie McNeilly Assistant Coach Toronto, ON Virginia Tech University
Michael Meeks Assistant Coach Brampton, ON Canada Basketball
Chris Cheng Assistant Coach Scarborough, ON Nipissing University
Steve Konchalski Mentor Coach Halifax, NS St. Francis Xavier University
Scott Waithe Team Manager Scarborough, ON Seneca College
Krisjon Vargas Therapist Toronto, ON Canada Basketball
Dr. Mark Leung Physician Toronto, ON

 

2018 U18 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM SCHEDULE

DATE ITEM
June 10 Canada vs. Argentina FIBA U18 Americas Championship 2018

 

Meridian Centre – St. Catharines

June 11 Canada vs. Ecuador
June 12 Canada vs. Chile
June 13 Rest Day
June 14 Quarter-finals
June 15 Semifinals
June 16 Finals
Elias Sbiet

Written by Elias Sbiet

Elias is the National Recruiting Analyst at NPH, keeping you up to date with Canadian basketball news on Canada's top prospects. You will find Elias at events across North America providing coverage and evaluating talent. He has been involved in the game as a scout, servicing NCAA, CIS and NBA teams for nearly a decade.

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