Basketball – Girls


The season starts in early September and finishes at the beginning of November. Our team plays in the Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA), a league made up of independent schools from across Ontario. The Bigside (Varsity) league schedule is usually 8-10 games including playoffs. We supplement the league schedule with exhibition games as well as 2-3 tournaments each season. Our Littleside team (Junior Varsity) plays 8-10 league games including playoffs, and participates in one tournament each year.

Bigside Coaches

Courtney Christ, Head Coach
Coach 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.

Luke O’Connell, Assistant 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.

Littleside Coaches

Danny Hickie, Head 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 Bigside boys basketball team in the winter.


  • Three practices (on average) per week and games every Wednesday and Saturday
  • Bigside: 8-10 game schedule plus 2-3 tournaments
  • Littleside: 8-10 league games plus one tournament
  • Position-specific workout programs
  • Individual support is given to players interested in pursuing basketball after TCS

Program successes

  • Bigside CISAA Champions in 2005, 2006 and 2013
  • Littleside CISAA Silver in 2012, 2013
  • OFSAA participation in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013 and 2016

Notable Alumni

  • Carolyn Smith ’14, St. Francis Xavier University