GOLD MEDAL BASKETBALL
2020/21 U14 AAA Major Bantam Boys




2020/21 Gold Medal U14 AAA Major Bantam Boys (2007 and younger).

All interested players born 2007 / 2008 are invited to tryout. 


Summer Workouts

We are currently holding outdoor pre season summer workouts for anyone interested. Please email the coach if you are interested in attending, to be placed on the email list. 

 

Tryout dates and locations

Tentatively Early September, TBD


2020-21 Season Info(tentative due to the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, below is our typical season)

We practice 2-3 days per week with additional optional open gyms for players who would like extra practice time to work on certain aspects of their game or receive some one on one extra coaching. Tentative practice nights Mondays, Wednesdays and most Thursdays(scrimmage/exhibition night) with optional open gyms Tuesdays and Fridays.

We will participate in....

-Ontario Basketball League or OBLX-

  • 5 Competition Weekends, 4 weekends with 2 games on 1 day(either Sat or Sun), 1 weekend with 4 games (Sat and Sun)

-6 Tournaments- tentatively...

  • London AAA Basketball Tournament, London, ON
  • London Gold Medal AAA Tournament, London, ON
  • Paul Mitchell Invitational AAA, Brantford, On
  • IEM AAA Invitational, NewMarket, On
  • MUMBA AAA Invitational Tournament, Markham, On

 

-London area exhibitions and one day round robins-

  • approximately 5-8, London, Stratford, Chatham, Cambridge, Guelph

 

-OBA Cup Provincial Championship-

  • TBD

 

Team Events-

  • Approximately 3 London Lightning Games
  • Exhibition prior to Lightning game at Budweiser Centre(with some Lightning players)
  • Harlem Globetrotters Game
  • We will enter Toronto Raptors Practice Facility Contest- 2hr session on Raptors training court
  • Additional team bonding events-

 

Costs-

Approximately $650, you can't beat the value for this much basketball. (Does not include transportation, meals or accommodations)

Home and away uniforms- approximately $150 additional.  

We would also like to outfit players with warm-ups, socks and backpacks! 

Looking forward to hearing from interested players who would like to be added to our summer workout and tryout list!

 

2021 Spring/Summer Team-

We also plan to extend our season with a Spring/Summer team for those players who are interested, from May-July working around players other sport activity schedules

(1-2 spring practices a week, CYBL summer league and/or Nike Summer Championship and CNIT Championships tenatively)

 

Head Coach-
John Cordeiro 
Level 1 & 2-Certified- L2T / T2T
Level 3-Trained
Coaching at Youth, Elementary, High School, Competitive Club & Provincial Levels (1 OBL and 3 OBA Provincial Champions, LDA City Champs, LDA City Finalists, Wossa Bronze)
2019 Ontario Regional Team- OSDP Huron Region Head Coach
2019/20 HCC Junior & Senior Teams- Head Coach
2020 Ontario Summer Games Regional Basketball Team- Huron Region- Head Coach
Played Elementary & High School locally- [3 London Conference City Championships, WOSSA Silver, Ernie MacTavish London Conference All-star]
Former OCAA/CCAA player(3 years)

Assistant Coaches-
Chris Henry and Gilles Philion
Several years each coaching, at Youth, Elementary, Club and Provincial Levels
Level 1 & 2-Certified- L2T / T2T

2019 OSDP U12 Huron Region assistant Coaches


Looking forward to hearing from interested players who would like to be added to our summer workout or fall tryout list!


TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 OBL and Ontario Cup Provincial Champs!

London U12 Gold Medal Basketball team had a very successful season. Going 11-1 at OBL's, 41-4 overall record including, Ontario Basketball League Championship, 1 Tournament Championship, 2 Tournament Championship Finalists and Ontario Cup Provincial Championship! Our team is a mix of players new to rep basketball and returning players. Throughout our season we continued to bond and grow closer as a team on and off the court. Our coaches are very proud of how much each player improved throughout the season. All the dedication, hard work and commitment paid off. Congratulations team!  

Saturday, July 25, 2020 2019/20 Gold Medal AAA U13 Boys Season Recap

Unfortunately, Covid-19 caused the cancellation of their final 2 tournaments, 2 exhibition mini round robins, OBA Cup, 2 summer tourneys and summer CYBL, however they still managed to play a lot of basketball! Moving up the provincial rankings, finishing with a 42-6 record, placing 2nd at OBL's and winning Gold or other Medal at all 4 tournaments they attended this season!! Very proud of our team! Excited for 2020/21 season!