Malcolm Klassen

6'1  9th Grade SG

Felix Bain

6'2 SG 9th Grade

David Bain

5'8 7th Grade SG

Jacy China

5'5 4th Grade PG

Jordan Kiss

6'3 SG


Nik Veigli

2015 Mr Basketball

6`0 Sr PG 150lbs Essex Hs

Dropped 45pts in a game this season.

Multiple 30pt games. Has improved significantly since October when he first began attending sessions at the Academy on a part time basis; which brings encouragement and inspiration to what level of improvements can be gained from March-August when he begins training on a fulltime basis. This PG has a tremendous work ethic, is extremely coachable, and the future is bright for Nik over the next 5-8 years as a basketball player. Either going to sign in the CIS, NAIA, D2 this spring/summer or take a full year to train with the Academy while taking University courses towards an Exercise Science Degree & sign with an NCAA school this Fall or Spring 2016.

``There is absolutely no wasted time explaining to Nik why we are concentrating on a certain skill or drill. I make my assessment as to what is needed for him to improve upon, create the drill, tell him what the task is & `on the fly` reason why & for how long we will do it. From there, he performs the drill with passion, enthusiasm, hustle and conviction. That`s why he has progressed at this rate. Some players come to the Academy with uncertainty, ask a million questions during the workout, are curious as to why they are working on certain skills/drills and its wasted time they could have spent making improvements with total focus & concentration. Which is why they usually don`t pan out. Nik is a true Òld School` ebta guy through & through. Trepanier, Smyth, Robinet & Abbey would of loved working side by side with this kid! If Nik would have started with the Academy in grade 8, he would of been already signed, sealed & delivered to a D1 school by now! And that is a true compliment 100%``

Jamie Stewart



Go to top