Basketball – Boys


The season starts in early November and finishes at the beginning of March. Our team plays in the Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA), a league made up of independent schools from across Ontario. At the Bigside level (Varsity) there is a 25 game schedule, plus playoffs. We supplement the league schedule of 10-12 games with exhibition games as well as two or three tournaments. At the Littleside level (Junior Varsity) there are 10-12 league games, in addition to five exhibition games and two tournaments.

Bigside Coaches

Courtney Christ, Head Coach
Mr. Christ has been a teacher and coach at Trinity College School since 1999. He has earned his NCCP Level 1 Coaching Certification and is progressing towards his Level 2. He played one season of NCAA basketball at College of the Holy Cross.

Danny Hickie, Assistant Coach
Coach Hickie has been a coach and teacher at TCS since 2013. He is progressing towards his NCCP Level 2 Coaching Certification. He is a science teacher at the School and played high school basketball. He also coaches our Littleside girls basketball team in the fall.

Littleside Coaches

Luke O’Connell, Head Coach
Coach O’Connell has been coaching at TCS since 2011. Currently, he coaches both the Bigside girls and Littleside boys basketball teams. He has his NCCP Level 1 Coaching Certification. Mr. O’Connell was a part of an OFSAA winning basketball team in high school and played for the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia while attending teachers college. At TCS, he teaches in both the health & physical education and social sciences departments.


  • Three practices (on average) per week and games every Wednesday and Saturday
  • Position-specific workout programmes
  • Individual support is given to players interested in pursuing basketball after TCS

Program Successes

  • OFSAA participation in 2013, 2008 and 2018

Notable Alumni

  • Devin Johnson ’12, University of Toronto
  • Marc-Andre Chagnon ’05, Queen's University