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Emily wright

Regional director - canada

Following her high school basketball career Wright played five years of University basketball in Canada. During that time she began coaching with Drive Basketball, before co-founding Excel Basketball Academy in 2011. From 2010-2014, Wright worked with Basketball BC as both an assistant and head coach of various provincial teams as well as Kwantlen Polytechnic University. In April 2013, she was named the full-time assistant women's basketball coach and recruiting coordinator for NCAA Div. II Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC. During this time, she travelled throughout Canada, USA and overseas scouting and recruiting players and served as part of Canada Basketball's elite coaching pool for various identification camps. In 2014, she was chosen to represent Canada at Camp Pass it ON in Turkey.

Wright holds a Bachelor of Applied Journalism, a Master's in Coaching and Athletic Administration and has completed numerous courses as part of a Ph.D. in Sports Leadership. Additionally, she holds an NCCP Level III coaching certificate in Canada. Currently, she is enrolled at MNU studying to become a certified evidence based nutritionist.