Warriors are pleased to announce that Cassandra Carpenter will be our guest, this Tuesday, Oct. 6, coaching our Girls Player Development Program. Coach Carpenter is one of the most decorated players in Ontario women’s university basketball history; finishing her career at Laurentian University in 2008 as the all-time leading scorer in Canadian university women’s basketball. She is a four time Ontario East Division university player of the year and was named to All-Canadian First team three times and second team once. She was also the CIS Rookie of the year in 2003-2004 and is a four time Laurentian University Female Athlete of the Year. Cassandra grew up in Kanata and attended Earl of March Secondary School. After university Cassandra took her talents overseas where she played professionally with the South Adelaide Panthers of the Central Australia Basketball League.
Cassandra has coached at numerous levels including the Ottawa Canstars, Brockville Blazers, Basketball Ontario’s Regional Training Centre in Sudbury, the U18 South Adelaide Club girl’s team in Australia and as an assistant with the Algonquin Thunder. She has also done numerous clinics in Ottawa, Sudbury, Brockville, Winnipeg and Saskatoon.