Schedule and Results
|2017-10-13||Montmorency||College Montmorency||WIN 78-73|
|2017-11-10||Edouard Montpetit||Cegep Edouard Montpetit||21:00|
|2018-02-09||Edouard Montpetit||Casgrain Gym||21:00|
Owner and head instructor with Hoopster Academy, David is well known in the basketball community and will be a solid addition to the John Abbott coaching staff.
“I was very impressed with the quality of applicants, especially at this time of the year, and we are very excited to have David join our department.” commented Shaw. “He has terrific ethics and morals and has been coaching basketball in the Montreal area for many years. He will also be a strong addition to the FQSE AAA league.”
With Hoopster Academy, David coaches with the Sport-étude program at John Rennie High School and the English Montreal School Board. He also runs camps and clinics and does individual training. He was the Head Coach for the Montreal Royal of the ABA from 2007 to 2008. He was also the Developmental coach with the Quebec Provincial Centre for Excellence in Laval from 2002 to 2007, and has been part of the Canada Basketball National Coaching Pool from 2002 to 2006. He was the Head Coach of the Quebec Provincial Team from 2003-2005 and was an Assistant Coach with the McGill University Redmen from 2000 to 2002. He is also NCCP level 3 certified and currently working on level 4.
A resident of Dorval, David graduated from Bishop’s University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) and from Champlain Regional College (Lennoxville) in 1985. David and his wife Anna have two children, Michael (age 8) and Miles (age 4).
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Jim joins brings with him a wide range of experience. His main responsibility this season with the Islanders will be the defence. He is a graduate of North Carolina A & T (1994) with a Physical Education degree (Bachelor of Science). He was a head coach and an assistant at 4 high schools in North Carolina for 15 years. He was an assistant coach at High Point Andrews in 2000-01 when they won the state championship. Jim also coached the 2000 AAU state champions out of Greensboro, NC. He came to Canada in 2001 and is currently teaching math and physical education at Lindsay Place High School in Pointe-Claire, where he has also coached basketball the past 7 years, winning 4 city championships. As a player he was captain of his high school team in Greensboro and a League of Gentlemen champion in 2005. A resident of Dorval, Jim and his wife Anna have 2 children Anthony (5) and Bianca (10).
Rick is now in his fourth season on the Islanders’ staff. Cummins brings lots of experience with him, having coached the West Island Basketball Juvenile AAA team for two years before coming to Abbott. His main responsibility with the team is rebounding, but he also helps with recruiting.
Outside of John Abbott basketball, Rick plays competitive flag football and has a DEC from Dawson College in Business Administration. He lives in the West Island and has a son.
The newest addition to the John Abbott staff, Shawn joined the team ahead of the 2014 season. He is in charge of defensive strategies with the Islanders.
Alleyne has more than 14 years of coaching experience, having started as an assistant coach with the Dawson Community Blues in 2002. Shawn has never left the Community Blues’ organization and is now the head coach of the Bantam Boys AAA squad. While he was behind the bench, the Blues went undefeated for three straight seasons from 2008 to 2010, being ranked as the number one team in Quebec over that stretch. Alleyne received the Montreal Basketball League Coach of the Year award in each of those seasons.
Shawn as a DEC in Computer Science from Vanier College, where he spent two years on the varsity basketball team. He lives in the West Island with his fiancée Joe-Ann and sons DeVon, Trey and Kyrie.