We are very pleased to announce the hiring of Lucas Wide as a member of our Technical Staff with the Bedford Eagles. He will be joining Bev Greenlaw in helping our club develop our players and coaches during the upcoming season.
Lucas has over 20 years experience coaching at various levels. He has coached with Bedford Basketball as a U10, U12, U14 and U16 division 1 coach for both boys and girls. He has also been doing an amazing job running skill development programs for the club the last three seasons. He has taken two U15 NS provincial teams to nationals and was an assistant coach with Canada Basketball’s Center for Performance for three years. Lucas has coached the CPA high school girls varsity and junior varsity teams before spending 6 seasons coaching with Tim McGarrigle at the Halifax Grammar school varsity boys.
Lucas has a passion for the game and takes every opportunity to learn what he can from coaching courses and clinics. One of these clinics brought him to Duke University where he was able to learn from Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and former NBA head coach Doug Collins. He has advanced coaching certification with Canada Basketball. He has completed FUNdamentals, Learn to Train, Train to Train and working through Train to Compete.
We look forward to Lucas using his knowledge and experience to work with our coaches in order to help our club reach new heights.