Wheelchair Basketball Canada Welcomes Justin Vaughan as High Performance Coordinator

(OTTAWA, ONT.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) is pleased to welcome back Justin Vaughan to the organization in the role of High Performance Coordinator. Vaughan worked with WBC earlier this year for the Men’s U23 World Championship as the Community Outreach Coordinator.

“We are thrilled to welcome back Justin to the Wheelchair Basketball Canada family,” said Executive Director Wendy Gittens. “He was a great fit to our team last June and we’re delighted that he’s back on board. With Justin’s experience, we know that he will thrive in this new role.”

Based in Toronto, Vaughan will work closely with the High Performance Director and Head Coaches and is responsible for the day-to-day operational logistics of the WBC National Training Centre and will assist in the management and delivery of WBC’s High Performance programs.

With a Graduate Certificate in Sports Business Management from Durham College and four years of professional experience in the Canadian sport industry, Vaughan has planned, promoted, and executed several international events in the Greater Toronto Area.

He rejoins WBC after working with Ontario Soccer where he worked on their youth high performance development league. His role included working with administrators and coaches on league management, coordinating championship weekend operations and managing game day operations and staff for games every weekend all around the province.

Justin Vaughan, High Performance Coordinator, can be reached at 416-803-6647 or at jvaughan@wheelchairbasketball.ca.

About Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games.

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