As an Director of International Basketball Operations at the National Basketball Association, Chris facilitates the NBA’s global development outreach platforms from both a professional and grassroots perspective. Chris has helped organize and execute numerous programs and events, including Basketball without Borders, NBA 3X, NBA Global Games, Jr. and U.S. State Department Sports Envoy Program among many others. In addition to basketball development, Chris helps create and facilitate basketball strategies and platforms among other national basketball federations and leagues.
As a Senior Coaching Consultant at the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), Kathy currently works with a variety of sports to develop their National Coach Certification Programs (NCCP). Her main area of focus lies in the creation of development coaching systems.
Kathy is a Master Learning Facilitator and Master Evaluator for the Coaches Association of Ontario and Basketball Ontario. She is also involved with the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) as a member of the Coach Developer working group and helped develop the NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills program. She holds bachelor degrees in experiential education and physical education from Queen’s and McMaster universities respectively and is currently a teacher with the Waterloo Region District School Board.
Ted Johnston trains coaches in the Canada Basketball National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). As a Master Learning Facilitator, Ted has contributed in creating basketball lesson plans with Sport PEI that integrate fundamental movement skills for young children. His countless hours in the gym have been spent coaching age- and developmental-appropriate basketball skills to youth aged 4 to 19 years old.
Ted served as the President of East Prince Minor Basketball Association in Prince Edward Island from 2008 to 2012.
As a Senior Director of International Basketball Operations, Troy is focused on growing and teaching basketball around the world at the youth and elite level through the design and implementation of strategic basketball initiatives. He serves as the Basketball Operations point of contact for NBA staff in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Johannesburg, Rio, Mexico City and London. Justice coordinates basketball operations for the annual Basketball without Borders Global Camp held during NBA All-Star. He is the co-author of the Jr. NBA global curriculum and coordinates the international development of the NBA’s grassroots initiatives that engaged more than 12 million boys and girls during the 2015-16 NBA season, with Jr. NBA programs in 35 countries.