Dave has been coaching basketball in the Parkland area for 28 years. This includes 15 years as the head coach of the Spruce Grove Panthers Senior Girls team. During this time he grew the program to be a consistent provincial contender, with dozens of Spruce Grove and area athletes finding success on provincial, national, and post-secondary teams across the country. His love for player and team development has led Dave to many opportunities, including the following:
Isabel played at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This is her fifth year as an assistant coach with the University of Alberta Pandas. Isabel has completed her Master of Coaching and is working toward finishing her PhD in Coaching studies and Sport Psychology. She has coached as a head coach for multiple of our Team Alberta programs, and is a U19 Women's National Team apprentice.
Sydney played at University of Alberta. She played for the Pandas Basketball team from 2014-2017 where she went to Nationals three years in a row and won two bronze medals in Canada West. She grew up in Stony Plain, AB. and played for the Spruce Grove Composite High School Senior Women's Basketball team where she won two city championships and made three provincial appearances in her high school career. Sydney was also selected to play for Team Alberta at the Western Canada Summer Games in 2011 and the Canada Summer Games in 2013. With Team Alberta in 2013 she also did an exchange in South Korea where the provincial team trained and played against teams from that region. Sydney also has a degree in Education.
Megan played at University of Alberta. She played for the Pandas Basketball team from 2014-2020 and was captain in her last three years. Megan made three USport Nationals in a row and won two bronze medals and one silver medal in Canada West. She grew up in Edmonton, AB. and played for the Archbishop O'Leary Senior Women's Basketball team where she won MVP twice in her high school career. She also played for Team Alberta from 2012-2014. She was part of the Canada Summer Games in 2013. Megan is currently the head coach for the Jr. Pandas and Good Hoops programs and an assistant coach with the Harry Ainlay Senior Women in Edmonton. Megan graduated from U of A with a Bachelors of Arts- Recreation, Sports and Tourism.
Shannon played high school basketball at Memorial Composite High School and played one year of club basketball for Swoosh Canada Basketball. In high school she was an Edmonton Metro Athletics basketball all-star as well as being voted Metro Athlete of the Year. She is currently in her fourth year playing for MacEwan University where she has started consistently since her first year. She is also a co-captain of the team.
Ella played point guard on the senior team at Memorial Composite High School for three years and during this time she was also a part of the Swoosh Canada Basketball Club. She is currently in her third year playing for The King's University. She is studying social sciences at King's.