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Golden Ticket Basketball Academy

June 13, 2022

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The Regina Catholic School Division (RCSD) is pleased to announce a long term partnership with Saskatchewan based sport company, Golden Ticket Sports. The partnership will involve the creation of the first division wide elementary Basketball Academy, specifically focused for students in Grades 5-8. 

The program will be led by Golden Ticket Sports High Performance Coaches at 6 different host RCSD Elementary schools over the course of the school year. Starting in September 2022, and ending June 1st, 2023. This program runs at no cost to the school division, and at reasonable cost to families when compared with other youth athletics programs.

Students will take part in the program twice per week per grade grouping (Grade 5/6 and Grade 7/8) with 60 minute sessions being run by Golden Ticket High Performance coaches. The program features 60 sessions over the course of the 2022-2023 school year. 

Golden Ticket Sports has had success running similar programs with both Lloydminster Public and Catholic School Divisions, as well as Moose Jaw's Holy Trinity and Prairie South.

Sessions will run before school hours at the below host schools.

Program Director and Lead Coach: Tanner Brightman

  • LEVEL 3 NCCP COACH
  • FORMER CANADA GAMES HEAD COACH (2017)
  • 8 YEAR BASKETBALL SASK PROVINCIAL TEAM COACH (U14-U17)
  • ELITE ACADEMY BELGIUM DIRECTOR & PARTNER
    • U21 HEAD COACH 2021-2022
  • GOLDEN TICKET SPORTS CO-OWNER

Who is the Program For:

Grade 5-8 student athletes interested in the sport of Basketball.

Where it Takes Place:

Northwest 

St. Nicholas (co-host) - Grade 7/8 Tues/Thurs

École St. Angela (co-host) - Grade 5/6  Mon/Wed

Now open to students from St. Bernadette, St. Jerome and St. Josaphat

Southwest 

St. Kateri Tekakwitha (co-host) - Grade 7/8 Tues/Thurs

École St. Pius X (co-host) - Grade 5/6 Mon/Wed

Now open to students from Deshaye and St. Matthew

East 

École St. Elizabeth (co-host) - Grade 7/8  Tues/Thurs

St. Gabriel (co-host) - Grade 5/6 Mon/Wed

Now open to students from St. Dominic and St. Marguerite

Capacity will be capped at 25 students per grade grouping/per host school.

Cost for Program: Registration Closes August 15, 2022

$1350.00 + GST and Processing Fee. Parents will have the option to pay this in one payment, or two payments before January 1st, 2023.

** We believe that cost should not be a barrier in accessing first class programming. If you know of a student who would benefit from this program, but cannot afford to take part, please email tanner@goldenticketsports.com and we will work through an athlete nomination program.

This cost includes all transportation, coaches, program supplies, and academy clothing for student athletes.

The program's goal is to provide student athletes with high performance coaching, fostering a love for the sport leading to a great start to their school day. 

RCSD YOUTH BASKETBALL ACADEMY 2022-2023 FINAL INFORMATION PACKAGE.pdf

Students can register here: RCSD Golden Ticket Sports Academy 2022-23 Registration

Further questions can be directed to tanner@goldenticketsports.com 

More about Golden Ticket Sports:

Founded in October 2019, Golden Ticket Sports is one of Canada's fastest growing sport companies. Rooted in the principles of: innovation through sport, first class organization, and a solution based growth mindset, Golden Ticket has impacted grassroots to national sport organizations from coast to coast. 2021 saw Golden Ticket Sports engage in camps, clinics, and courses with over 6500 coaches, athletes, and officials from all over the world. Golden Ticket Sports manages two multi-sport facilities across the prairies, one in Lloydminster, and the other in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Golden Ticket Sports has been fortunate to work with Canada Basketball, Lloydminster and Moose Jaw Catholic and Public School divisions, and a wide range of international consulting projects ranging from sport facility creation to strategic sport club planning. Currently Golden Ticket Sports has 27 staff across all divisions of the company.