3D Basketball

Coaches & Staff

Thomas Staron

VP, North Shore

Thomas has spent the better part of 20 years coaching some of the nation's best female basketball athletes. Having led 3D Basketball Academy to dozens of championships at every level, he leads our Girls Basketball operations at 3d Basketbal Academy and is a co-founder of our provincial elite team, BC United.

Ramin Sadaghiani

VP, Abbotsford & Chilliwack

Ramin has a track record of success in girls basketball. He is currently leading the Capilano University Women's Basketball Team. This is his sixth season as the head coach. A long-time North Shore native, Sadaghiani previously served as an assistant coach for the University of British Columbia women's basketball team from 2010-2012, where he helped lead the Thunderbirds to the Pacific Division finals, Canada West Championship finals and CIS National Championship final. Sadaghiani is also the Executive Director and Head Coach of the 3D Basketball Academy in North Vancouver.

Goran Nogic

Executive Director & Head Coach, North Shore

Goran has coached for 27 years at all the levels of the game. Worked for 8 years as the General Coordinator and Head Coach of the biggest Portuguese club, SL Benfica. He is the founder of Whistler Dunk Basketball Camp and has been the Director of Monte Basket Academy since 2006 and . Coach Nogic has placed several players in NCAA and CIS Universities, as well as in the Serbian and Portuguese National Team. He helped a lot of players to play with success, most known of them is Vladimir Radmanovic ex-NBA player. Coach Goran completed a Masters degree in Sporta with a specialization in Athletic Training and he already finished 2 years of PhD in Sports with specialization in Leadership. He has the FIBA License, Level III of FPB and Serbian Red License. He has a great passion for the game and loves to see players reach their goals.

Matthew Raimondo

Boys Youth Coordinator

Matthew has maintained a large role developing the North Shore’s best young talent over the past decade as a head coach and team lead. As the Head Academy coach at St. Thomas Aquinas School, Matthew has played a critical role in helping STA become one of the top AA schools in the province.

Dan Lewis

Executive Director, Marketing and Community Development / Coach

Dan has coached various sports throughout the Tri-Cities, including Baseball, Football, Soccer and Basketball. He has served as Director, Youth and Rep Team coach for TCYBA, where he was mentored by Allison and Mike McNeill. After starting Evergreen Basketball last year, Dan decided to join 3D and help build a stronger basketball community in the Tri-Cities and BC. A San Francisco transplant and die-hard Golden State Warriors fan, he has also designed the branding for TCYBA, Port Moody Soccer and many other local businesses. He is an NCCP certified coach.

Thomas Staron

VP, North Shore

Thomas has spent the better part of 20 years coaching some of the nation's best female basketball athletes. Having led 3D Basketball Academy to dozens of championships at every level, he leads our Girls Basketball operations at 3D Basketball Academy and is a co-founder of our provincial elite team, BC United. Thomas is also a Board Member of The Association, an organization built to galvanize our club basketball community in Western Canada.

Goran Nogic

Executive Director & Head Coach, North Shore

Goran has coached for 27 years at all the levels of the game. Worked for 8 years as the General Coordinator and Head Coach of the biggest Portuguese club, SL Benfica. He is the founder of Whistler Dunk Basketball Camp and has been the Director of Monte Basket Academy since 2006 and . Coach Nogic has placed several players in NCAA and CIS Universities, as well as in the Serbian and Portuguese National Team. He helped a lot of players to play with success, most known of them is Vladimir Radmanovic ex-NBA player. Coach Goran completed a Masters degree in Sporta with a specialization in Athletic Training and he already finished 2 years of PhD in Sports with specialization in Leadership. He has the FIBA License, Level III of FPB and Serbian Red License. He has a great passion for the game and loves to see players reach their goals.

Matthew Raimondo

Boys Youth Coordinator

Matthew has maintained a large role developing the North Shore’s best young talent for over a decade as a head coach and team lead. As the Head Academy coach at St. Thomas Aquinas School, Matthew has played a critical role in helping STA become one of the top AA schools in the province. As a player Matthew won the AA Provincial Title in the 1999/2000 season with Saint Thomas Aquinas. That is where he grew his passion for basketball and grew to be on of the most committed coaches in the Province. Over the years Matthew went on to compete in 6 Straight North Shore Finals, 3 Vancouver District Finals and a Provincial Championship. As much as Matthew has competed with the best, he will always tell you it's about developing the kids character, work ethic and social skills hat is most important.

Dragan Kisin

Coach

Dragan is a successful basketball coach with more than 30 years of international experience, built in Ex-Yugoslavia and other European Countries. From '84 to '95 Dragan was involved with the Provincial Elite Junior Program in Bosnia & Herzegovina and was also the Assistant Guest Coach of the Yugoslavian Junior National Team. His impressive club career started when he became the Head Coach of KK Rudar from B&H. He also coached a professional team from B&H, KK Celik. He was the founder of the European Basketball Academy. In Canada, he's worked with the BC Summer Program, was a coach at the Burnaby Central Secondary School, SBMC and 3D Basketball Academy. 

Julie Seabrook

Coach

A long-time member of the Canadian national basketball program, Julie helped Canada to a sixth place finish at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China. She has played for Canada Basketball's National Elite Development Academy (NEDA). She played for Carson Graham School in North Vancouver and was the Provincial MVP in 2006 and the Lower Mainlands MVP in 2007. A three-year member of the British Columbia Provincial team, highlighted by a gold-medal performance at the 2006 U17 National Championships. Her Provincial team took silver in 2005 at the U15 Canadian Nationals.

Kile Cooke

Coach

Kile began his coaching career in grade 12 at Burnaby Mountain Secondary in 2010. Over the years Kile has had various coaching positions in basketball programs with the ambition to learn about and contribute to game - with 3D basketball, Capilano University Men's basketball, including the Toronto Raptors and 905 (D-League) basketball teams.  Kile also graduated from the University of British Columbia in Kinesiology, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. While also coaching basketball, Kile has worked with various youth, college (PacWest, CIS) and professional (NHL, AHL, NBA) athletes in the weight room with the focus on reducing the likelihood of injuries and improving physical performance.

Shayna Cameron

Manager of Communications, Coach

Shayna played four years at Quest University Canada earning two back to back Pacwest championships, Pacwest women’s basketball player of the year, Pacwest regular season first team all-star and CCAA National Championship second team all-star. Finishing her college career as team captain and as Quest University Canada’s all-time leading scorer. She finished off her playing career at the University of the Fraser Valley. She started all regular season games. Shayna started her coaching career, volunteering for Chilliwack Hoops Program. Entering university, she volunteered more of her time coaching Squamish athletes. Her passion for coaching grew and she started as an assistant coach 3D Basketball Academy. She is now one of 3D Basketball Academy’s head coaches for U10-U14 programs in the Abbotsford, BC area. She is also the manager of Communications and Youth Programming for the 3D basketball North Shore/ Abbotsford programs.

Miceail Coghlan

Coach

Miceail attended Immaculata High School in Kelowna. After High School he went on to UVIC and proceeded to play professionally in Denmark and Ireland. He posted a Career average of 20.00 ppg and 10 rb's. Miceail started his coaching career in Europe with Youth Development and moved up to coach the 3rd division men's team in Denmark. Miceail has been part of the 3D coaching crew since 2011 working with many of our programs and travel teams.

Dan Nayebzadeh

VP, Burnaby & Tri-Cities

A passionate teacher of the sport, Dan is currently the head assistant coach for University of Fraser Valley Women’s Basketball. A graduate of UBC (Masters in Athletics Administration & Coaching) he has nearly 20 years of coaching experience working with Capilano University, Kwantlen University, Simon Fraser University, Sutherland Secondary, Excel Basketball Academy, and BC Titans Professional Team.

Daniel Depelteau

Executive Director, Operations and Boys Elite

Daniel brings over 25 years of coaching experience, with uncommon passion and dedication to the basketball community. He has 4 years of head coaching experience at the college level, and also served as a director, league coordinator and head coach of Boys Rep teams  for youth basketball in the Tri-Cities for the last 6 years. He is currently Senior Girls and Junior Boys coach at Dr. Charles Best Secondary. In addition to leading our Boys elite programs, Daniel provides organizational and community leadership to 3D Basketball Academy.

Michel Lamy

Executive Director, Operations and Girls Elite

Michel has been involved in the basketball community in BC and Ontario as a coach, an official and an administrator for over 20 year. He has experience coaching college athletes all the way to the grade 2-3 level. He has served as an equipment and officials coordinator and coach of Girls Rep teams for youth basketball in the Tri-Cities for the last 5 years. Michel has been a league coordinator for Basketball BC Metro League as well as Tournament Director for Club Championships. He was also Technical Delegate (FIBA and CABO approved) for the Worlds Masters Games 2016 held in Vancouver.

Dan Lewis

Executive Director, Marketing and Community Development / Coach

Dan has coached various sports throughout the Tri-Cities, including Baseball, Football, Soccer and Basketball. He has served as Director, Youth and Rep Team coach in the Tri-Cities, where he was mentored by Allison and Mike McNeill. After starting Evergreen Basketball last year, Dan decided to join 3D and help build a stronger basketball community in the Tri-Cities and BC. A San Francisco transplant and die-hard Golden State Warriors fan, he has also designed the branding for TCYBA, Port Moody Soccer and many other local businesses. He is an NCCP certified coach.

Peter Jones

Coach

Peter joins 3D after serving as a Director of Junior Divisions and a board member for youth basketball in the Tri-Cities. As a basketball coach for over 7 years, Peter has coached girls teams from Grade 2/3 beginners to Rep and High Performance Zone Teams. He is NCCP certified and has coached clinics and camps with Tangerine and Canada Basketball.

Brian Adams

Coach

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Ramin Sadaghiani

VP, Abbotsford & Chilliwack

Ramin has a track record of success in girls basketball. He is currently leading the Capilano University Women's Basketball Team. This is his sixth season as the head coach. A long-time North Shore native, Sadaghiani previously served as an assistant coach for the University of British Columbia women's basketball team from 2010-2012, where he helped lead the Thunderbirds to the Pacific Division finals, Canada West Championship finals and CIS National Championship final. Sadaghiani is also the Executive Director and Head Coach of the 3D Basketball Academy in North Vancouver.

Shayna Cameron

Manager of Communications, Youth Programming in Abbotsford, Head Coach

Shayna played four years at Quest University Canada earning two back to back Pacwest championships, Pacwest women’s basketball player of the year, Pacwest regular season first team all-star and CCAA National Championship second team all-star. Finishing her college career as team captain and as Quest University Canada’s all-time leading scorer. She finished off her playing career at the University of the Fraser Valley. She started all regular season games. Shayna started her coaching career, volunteering for Chilliwack Hoops Program. Entering university, she volunteered more of her time coaching Squamish athletes. Her passion for coaching grew and she started as an assistant coach 3D Basketball Academy. She is now one of 3D Basketball Academy’s head coaches for U10-U14 programs in the Abbotsford, BC area. She is also the manager of Communications and Youth Programming for the 3D basketball North Shore/ Abbotsford programs.

Al Tuchscherer

Head Coach

Al Tuchscherer is currently leading the University of Fraser Valley Women's Basketball Team. Al took over head coaching duties with the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball program in 2002 and is currently the longest-serving coach in the Cascades athletic department.  He began his UFV head coaching tenure by guiding the women’s hoopsters to back-to-back-to-back PacWest championships, and four straight CCAA championship appearances. UFV joined the CIS in 2006-07, and Tuchscherer coached the Cascades to Canada West playoff berths in their first two seasons. The Cascades made their first of four consecutive appearances at the Canada West Final Four in 2010-2011, culminating with a silver medal in 2013-2014. The team went on to cap the 2013-14 campaign by earning the program’s first CIS medal, a bronze, at the Final 8 National Championship in Windsor, Ont. He founded Junior Cascades in 2005 and was a leader in developing several elite athletes from the Fraser Valley to play post-secondary. 

Paula Thompson

Head Coach

Paula Thompson, is a long time teacher, counsellor, coach, and leader for the Abbotsford School District and Abbotsford community. Mrs. Thompson has helped to make the Mouat Hawks a household name in girl’s basketball in the province.  Her tireless work ethic and high expectations for her athletes have helped to create a Hawk culture that has produced winning teams and outstanding individual success stories. In 1995, Mrs. Thompson, then co-coach with Rudy Teichrob, made her first appearance in the final four of a provincial tournament, ending with a bronze. In 2011, she led her team to Mouat’s first BC girls basketball provincial championship.  Two years later, at the helm of the Hawk’s junior girls’ team, won a second provincial championship with her grade 10 team. She's been coaching for 18+ years in the Abbotsford region.

Aieisha Luyken

Head Coach

Aieisha Luyken has become one of the staples of the women’s basketball program at UFV during her five-year career there. She is arguably the most dynamic female basketball player to ever play at UFV and is the first woman in Cascades history to receive consecutive Canada West all-star awards, playing a major role in leading her school from a 2-15 season her first year all the way to the bronze medal at nationals in 2013- 2014.

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