(Saskatoon, Sask.) The Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association (SWSA) is proud to announce the 12 athletes selected to represent Team Saskatchewan at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in wheelchair basketball.
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 Saskatchewan are as follows:
- Mitch Bossaer (Saskatoon, Sask.)
- Sara Brown (Saskatoon, Sask.)
- Nikola Goncin (Regina, Sask.)
- Shelby Harrower (Regina, Sask.)
- Brody Johb (Regina, Sask.)
- John Loeppky (Martensville, Sask.)
- Adam Okell (Regina, Sask.)
- Garrett Ostepchuk (Regina, Sask.)
- Reid Richard (Tyvan, Sask.)
- Jared Sajtos (Saskatoon, Sask.)
- Jonathon Sajtos (Saskatoon, Sask.)
- Chantel Scherr (Saskatoon, Sask.)
The team will be coached by Katie Miyazaki and Rob Sajtos. Ross Harrower is the team manager.
Team Saskatchewan is the top seed going into the Canada Games after winning the gold medal at the 2014 Junior National Championship in Edmonton, Alta. Saskatchewan placed third at the last Canada Winter Games in 2011 in Halifax, N.S.
About the Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association
The Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association (SWSA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing and supporting opportunities for children, teens and adults with disabilities to participate in the Association’s sport, recreation and leisure time activities ton the best of their abilities. For more information, please visit www.swsa.ca.