Canadian Olympian, Evan Dunfee, displayed the true meaning of sport when he responded to the unfortunate incident of being bumped from the bronze medal standing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Dunfee shares that "contact is part of our event, whether written or unwritten and is quite common. I don’t believe that this was malicious or done with intent. Even if an appeal to CAS were successful I would not have been able to receive that medal with a clear conscience and it isn’t something I would have been proud of. I will sleep soundly tonight, and for the rest of my life, knowing I made the right decision. I will never allow myself to be defined by the accolades I receive, rather the integrity I carry through life." This quotes describes the underpinning to the KCS Basketball Academy.
Basketball Academy is a special program that challenges students to develop not only their athletic skills, but also their personal identity, self-esteem and character. Targeted, intentional coaching help students experience growth through commitment, achievement, challenges, perseverance and team work - founded on teaching students to...
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We are super excited to be able to offer Basketball Academy again this year at KCS. Our athletics program at KCS is all about building better people, and developing character through sport. Basketball Academy is a character-driven basketball program that is designed for students at various skill levels to develop as people and as athletes.
Mr. Tim Martens coaches the Academy from 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays when classes are in session. Our grade 8/9 cohort will start on September 17, 2019 and end in January; our grade 6/7 cohort will be starting in February and end in June.
To register for Basketball Academy, applicants must complete the online registration form and submit the $475 payment at the Benvoulin office (exact cash, cheque, or student fundraising account). To give everyone a chance at the limited spaces, online registration will not open until noon on Wednesday, August 28.
Once payment and the online registration has been received, families will be emailed a confirmation of their place in the program. There are limited spots so not every registration may be accommodated. Register and complete payment early!
KCS Students: $475 in cash, cheque, or fundraising account ($100 will be considered a non-refundable deposit)
Non-KCS Students: $950 in cash or cheque ($200 will be considered a non-refundable deposit).
*Non-KCS students will be considered on an individual basis
REGISTRATION OPENS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019 AT NOON