My name is Léa,
I am from a small town called Victoriaville in Québec.
I am 19 years old and I have been playing basketball since i was 8.
I was almost born with a ball in my hand since my mother was a basketball player.
My english was poor before my Lennoxville experience but because of my teammates I am now bilingual.
Hi, my name is Steven,
I’m originally from DRC Congo but
came to Canada when I was 9 years old.
I started playing basketball at 17 years old and ever since,
my love for it just kept growing.
I am still learning the game & I am excited to show you
what I have learned here with Thunderbirds in English of course !
Hi my name is Samantha,
I'm 19 and I’m from Surrey in British Columbia.
I moved to Québec in 2019 to continue my studies
and play basketball at Champlain college.
I started playing basketball when I was 11 years old
and have been playing and learning ever since !
Hi, my name is Haris,
I'm 6'5 french basketball player
I was born in Lyon, i am 21 years old.
Now i am living my dream with Thunderbirds.
I went to canada in 2018
and I played at Thetford academy between 2018 and 2020.
This year is my first year at Algoma University.
Hello! My name is Laura,
I am 18 years old & I am a basketball player at Champlain College.
Basketball is an important passion of mine & I would love to talk about it with you.
Before I was a basketball player, I was a gymnast for 10 years!
I also play many instruments and love music.
I can also sing :) I cannot wait to get to know you and talk with you soon !
Coach Jacquet has more than 20 years of coaching experience at various levels. He holds a Master's Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University – Irvine, and a Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Recreation Management from Concordia University – Chicago. In addition, Jacquet is a Level 3 certified coach through the National Coaching Certification Program.
Coach Jacquet has coached at the high school level with Franco-Cité and Deslauriers High Schools. He was an assistant coach on the Ottawa Skyhawks Professional Team and head coach in the OCAA with the La Cité Collégiale Coyotes. Most recently he has been a coach in the Thetford Basketball Academy, including coaching their Men's and Women's CEGEP teams and one of the founders of Team Thetford Men's Basketball. During his time there, his teams won two provincial high school and two provincial college championships in addition to numerous tournaments in Canada and the United States.