Basketball – Girls

Competition

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 10 years of experience as a coach at TCS. 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 four years of experience as a coach and teacher at TCS. 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.

Tamara Reay, Assistant Coach
Coach Reay joined TCS as a coach and teacher in 2015. She is a member of the visual arts faculty at the School and played four years of high school basketball. She is eager to begin her NCCP Coaching Certification pathway this summer and to continue working with our Littleside girls team.

Development

  • 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