(Halifax, NS.) The Nova Scotia Wheelchair Sports Association is pleased to announce the list of athletes selected to represent Nova Scotia as part of the junior provincial wheelchair basketball team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C.
The 2015 Canada Winter Games take place February 13th to March 1st 2015 in Prince George, B.C. The wheelchair basketball competition is scheduled to take place during the first week of the Canada Games, from February 16-20, 2015 at Duchess Park Secondary School in Prince George.
The athletes selected to Team Nova Scotia are as follows:
- Colin Cooper (Mineville, N.S.)
- Jason Drost (Hammonds Plains, N.S.)
- Joel Goswell (Truro, N.S.)
- Cortney Jewells (Boutiliers Point, N.S.)
- Noah Johnson (Timberlea, N.S.)
- Grant Miller (Halifax, N.S.)
- Ben Power (Cole Harbour, N.S.)
- Jack Sampson (Hatchet Lake, N.S.)
- Ryan Shay (Yarmouth, N.S.)
- Abbey Smith (Sambro Head, N.S.)
- Jordan Stephens (Windsor, N.S.)
- Justin Stephens (Windsor, N.S.)
- Joanna Swett (Antigonish, N.S.)
The team will be coached by Steve Sampson and Cher Smith.
Team Nova Scotia placed fifth as the host club at the last Canada Winter Games in 2011 in Halifax, N.S.
About the Nova Scotia Wheelchair Sports Association
The Nova Scotia Wheelchair Sports Association promotes wheelchair sports in the province of Nova Scotia and works with the Maritime Wheelchair Basketball Association to facilitate competitive club play across the Maritimes.