North Pole Hoops Podcast: Tamara Tatham, Carly Clarke, Grant Shephard and more!

The North Pole Hoops podcast is back with episode 7! If you want to hear these episodes on the radio, make sure to listen to Sauga960 Am on Saturdays at 1 PM EST or Sundays at 3 PM EST.

This week on the show, host Jason Thom brought in another trio of exciting and timely guests from the basketball world.

For the individual interviews, check out the YouTube videos below!

For the full show, make sure to check out and subscribe to our podcast feed, all links are at the bottom!

Tamara Tatham

Tamara Tatham joins the show to talk about taking over the head coaching job at U of T, her open tryout that led to her making Canada’s Senior Women’s National Team, mental health, recruiting, growing Canada’s women’s program, her family and much more!

Carly Clarke

Ryerson Rams head coach and Canadian Senior Women’s National Team assistant coach Carly Clarke talks about the impact of COVID-19 on U Sports, WNBA growth, women’s basketball coaching hires in U Sports, WNBA Expansion to Toronto, heading to Tampa for Olympic training camp, heading to Tokyo and much more!

Grant Shephard

New Carleton Raven and former UBC Thunderbird Grant Shephard explains why he chose U Sports over the NCAA despite having multiple offers, COVID-19’s impact on training, the U Sports CEBL experience, motivation this year in the CEBL, the U Sports vs NCAA debate, how to grow U Sports, U-19 world cup gold with Canada Basketball and much more!

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It’s another exciting episode of the North Pole Hoops Podcast, make sure to check it all out on our YouTube page, Podcast platforms and also to listen in live next week on Sauga960 for the next episode!

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