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 The Academy and is a co-founder of our provincial elite team, BC United.

Ramin Sadaghiani

VP, Abbotsford & Chilliwack

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Goran Nogic

Technical Director & Head Coach, North Shore

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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.

Matthew Raimondo

TBA

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.

Angela White

TBA

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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 The 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

Technical Director & Head Coach, North Shore

Goran has coached for 25 years at all the levels of the game. Worked for 8 years as the Coordinator and Coach of the biggest Portuguese club, SL Benfica. He is the founder and has been the director of Monte Basket Academy since 2006. Coach Nogic has placed several players in the Serbian and Portuguese National Team and helped a lot of players to play with success. Coach Goran completed a Masters degree in Sporta with a specialization in Athletic Training with the Thesis "Leadership Style of Portuguese Basketball Coaches". 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.

Angela White

Coach

Angela played for 3D Elite from grade 6-12 and is a 2010 graduate of basketball powerhouse Handsworth in North Vancouver where she won back-to-back Provincial titles with the Royals. She spent a year playing at Langara College and earned Freshman Student Athlete of the Year and a spot on the BCCAA All-Rookie Team. Transferred to UBC Okanagan and was a four year starter for the Heat where she was a top all-round player for the program, and was rewarded in 2013/14 with the women’s basketball ‘coaches award’ in part for her leadership and in part because of her outstanding work on the defensive end of the court.

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.

Miceail Coughlan

Coach

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Kile Cooke

Coach

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April Christiansen

Coach

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Jaden Narwal

Coach

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Max Whitworth

Coach

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Elisa Homer

Coach

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Claire Elliott

Coach

A native of North Vancouver, Claire began her basketball career playing for Argyle Secondary and also developed her game playing for 3D. She was the lone female basketball player awarded the TELUS University Scholarship and was named the Lower Mainland’s MVP. At UBC Okanagan she played in 80 games, 63 of them as the starting point guard and was twice (in three years) a CIS/U Sports Academic All-Canadian.

Dan Nayebzadeh

VP, Burnaby & Tri-Cities

A passionate teacher of the sport, Dan is currently assistant coach for Capilano University Women’s Basketball. A graduate of UBC (Masters in Athletics Administration & Coaching) he has nearly 20 years of coaching experience working with Sutherland Secondary, Excel Basketball Academy, Kwantlen and Simon Fraser University 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. Currently leading the Capilano University Women's team and the head coach of our elite girls program, he's also a partner at The Academy after building 3D Basketball Academy the past 11 years.

Al Tuchscherer

Coach

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Aieisha Luyken

Coach

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Paula Thompson

Coach

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Shayna Cameron

Coach

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Chris Harvey

Coach

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