Thomson adds provincial post
Read this article for free:
Already have an account? Log in here »
We need your support!
Local journalism needs your support!
As we navigate through unprecedented times, our journalists are working harder than ever to bring you the latest local updates to keep you safe and informed.
Now, more than ever, we need your support.
Starting at $14.99 plus taxes every four weeks you can access your Brandon Sun online and full access to all content as it appears on our website.Subscribe Now
or call circulation directly at (204) 727-0527.
Your pledge helps to ensure we provide the news that matters most to your community!
Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 15/12/2011 (4063 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Don Thomson is returning to the Basketball Manitoba coaching scene.
The Neelin High School teacher and varsity boys basketball coach has been named the head coach of Manitoba’s 17-and-under girls’ basketball team for the 2012-13 season.
The 17U team will compete in the Canada Basketball National Championship from Aug. 5-12 in Fredericton, N.B. Tryouts will be held at the University of Winnipeg from April 6-8.
Thomson is a four-time recipient of the Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year award and a former basketball player for the Brandon University Bobcats, who went on to coach the BU women’s hoops team for eight seasons.
Thomson also coached provincials teams at the midget, juvenile and junior levels before taking a provincial men’s team to the 2001 Canada Games.
Coleen Dufresne, who coached the University of Manitoba Bisons for 17 seasons, will serve as Thomson’s assistant coach.
» Brandon Sun