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Coaches

Eagles basketball is dedicated to providing quality coaching to its athletes. We seek to have experienced coaches that can provide the highest level of instruction. We also believe in helping develop basketball coaches across the territory and welcome all levels of coaches to the program to help develop qualified volunteers to help the program grow.

 

Our Coaches

Aaron Wells

Head Coach of U19

Aaron Wells was born and raised in Yellowknife, NT. He grew up playing basketball through NWT programs such as B&B Youth Hoops and Yellowknife Men's High-Performance Team. Aaron has been coaching basketball for 10 years, working with both male and female athletes across the Northwest Territories and is currently working towards being a Trained to Compete certified coach. He has experience coaching a variety of levels of basketball including Artic Winter Games, Canada Summer Games, Western Canada Summer Games and Canada Basketball's U15 and U17 National Championships. Aaron has been coaching the Eagles since August 2018.

Scott Green

Assistant Coach of U19
Head Coach of U13

Scott Green was born and raised in St. John's, Newfoundland and moved to Yellowknife in 2017. Scott is a middle school teacher. He has been coaching basketball for the past 13 years and has coached everything from the grass roots, middle school, high school, club ball as well as provincials and territorial teams. He has completed the Learn to Train certification and has begun the Train to Compete certification. Scott has been coaching with Eagles Basketball since August 2018.

Claire Mennell

Assistant Coach of U19

Claire was born in Cawston British Columbia and played basketball throughout elementary and high school. She played on various Okanagan teams during high school. She played a year of varsity basketball with the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves. Unfortunately injuries forced her to the sideline. Claire moved to Yellowknife in 2014 to pursue a Masters of Nursing and is now working as a nurse practitioner. Claire has been involved with the Eagles program for two seasons and enjoys getting to know each and every girl and helping develop their skills and love for the game. Claire has been coaching the Eagles since August 2018.

Keirra Alty

Head Coach of U15

Keirra Alty was born and raised in Yellowknife, NT. She grew up playing basketball through NWT programs such as B&B Youth Hoops and the Yellowknife Women’s High-Performance Team. Keirra has been coaching high performance basketball since 2017. Keirra is currently working towards becoming a train to compete certified coach. She was the assistant coach of the female Diamonds basketball team from 2017-2019 and the head coach for the 2019-2020 season.

Sarah Murray

Assistant Coach of U13

Sarah Murray is a new coach to the Eagles program. She's from St. Thomas Ontario, where she grew up playing basketball. Sarah is a teacher, and started coaching by coaching her school teams. She's eager to be working with the Eagles, and to learn from our head coaches. Sarah was an assistant coach with the Diamond program U13 and U15 programs in 2019/20 and joins the Eagles for this upcoming season.

 
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