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Canadore Panthers Announce 2018-2019 OCAA Season

Oct 17, 2018

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Panthers Sports is unrolling the details of their upcoming Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) season this morning, including elite student rosters and coaching staff.


Women’s Volleyball

Andrew Nicholson, Head Coach
Connor Gaylord, Assistant Coach
Cassie Rivard, Assistant Coach

First Name Last Name # Height Hometown
Maddie McDiarmid 1 5’ 8” North Bay, Ont
Megan Foucault 2 5’ 8” North Bay, Ont
Emma Howe 3 5’ 7” North Bay, Ont
Tianna Head 4 5’ 10” North Bay, Ont
Leah McDougall 5 5’ 10” Lefroy, Ont
Daniela Northrup 6 5’ 9” North Bay, Ont
Alexandra McClure 7 5’ 11” Constance Bay, Ont
Chelsea Duck 8 6’ 0” Barrie, Ont
Ashlyn Kadlecik 10 5’ 7” London, Ont
Kristine Ledger 11 5’ 11” Port Carling, Ont
Tessa Pizzale 15 5’ 11” North Bay, Ont
Jess Venhuizen 18 6’ 0” London, Ont

Men’s Basketball

Stacy Gallagher, Head Coach
Ryan Bennison, Assistant Coach
Greg Rodgers, Assistant Coach

First Name Last Name # Height Hometown
Riley Roy 0 5’8” North Bay, Ont
Andrew Richards 3 6’ Sault Ste. Marie, Ont
Matthew McKail 4 6’5” Toronto, Ont
Caldre Campbell 5 6’2” North York, Ont
Zach Martyn 6 6’6” North Bay, Ont
Jake Rae 7 6’2” Toronto, Ont
Cadeem Campbell 8 6’1” Brampton, Ont
Dejon Campbell 9 6’3” Brampton, Ont
Skylar Cornell 13 5’10” Timmins, Ont
Keats Vanderlee 14 6’5” North Bay, Ont
Nathan Williams 20 6’8” Brampton, Ont
Ryan Roelcke 21 6’6” North Bay, Ont
Sharmarke Mohammed 22 6’5” Pickering, Ont
D’Shawn Johnson 23 6’5” Toronto, Ont

Men’s Volleyball

Mark Hopper, Head Coach
Novindera Budhram, Assistant Coach
Shawn Hofmann, Assistant Coach
Jordan Gardiner, Assistant Coach

First Name Last Name # Height Hometown
Greg Doane 1 5' 10" Manitoulin Island, Ont
Jean-Francois Daoust 2 5’ 9” Sturgeon Falls, Ont
Yusef Suleiman 3 5’ 9” Ottawa, Ont
Kyle McDiarmid 4 6' 1" North Bay, Ont
Cameron Daniels 5 6’ 3” North Bay, Ont
Nylan Maisonneuve 6 5’ 7” North Bay, Ont
Ethan Moffatt 7 6' 2" Espanola, Ont
Sheldon Flannigan 10 6' 1" New Liskeard, Ont
Thunder Cowley-White 11 6' 1" Fort Frances, Ont
Ryan Carnevale 13 6’ 5” Toronto, Ont
Bryan Coughlin 14 5' 11" North Bay, Ont
Will Haun 15 6' 3" North Bay, Ont
Drake Stevenson 17 6’ 8” Atikokan, Ont
Asa Dillenbeck 18 6' 4" Deep River, Ont

The varsity season kicks off on Saturday, October 20 and will be hosted at the Education Centre Gym throughout the season. The 2018-2019 OCAA season will be host a number of themed games, including Breast Cancer Awareness, Remembrance Day and Military Appreciation. For a full schedule, visit

Admission to varsity games is free, and complimentary popcorn is served to all game enthusiasts.

As a part of the college’s food insecurity initiative, patrons are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to games to help stock the shelves of the North Bay Food Bank and the Canadore College Emergency Student Food Bank.

GET YOUR CLAWS OUT to support your Canadore College Panthers.


Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and provides success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 45,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors and generous donors for the balance.

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