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Camosun Chargers Athletics

Men's Basketball Team

Camosun currently fields teams in basketball, volleyball and golf. Since joining the CCAA and PACWEST conferences in 1994, the Chargers have competed in over 100 national and provincial championships with over 50 medal winning finishes. Our student-athletes carry a proud tradition of scholarship and have earned hundreds of awards in recognition of their achievements in academics and athletic performance.

2017-2018 Chargers Men's Basketball Team

Coaching Staff

Head Coach
Scot Cuachon
Assistant Coach
Brett Burley
Assistant Coach
Tyler Verde
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Kate Perry
Athletic Therapist
Matt Lumsdaine
Student Athletic Therapist
Leon Young
Student Athletic Therapist
Eduardo Contreras

BACK ROW L-R: Leon Young (Student Athletic Therapist), Tyler Verde (Asst. Coach), Brett Burley (Asst. Coach), Dylan Marsden, Bryan Elder, Riley Botting, Bright Dododza, Dallas Hancox, Shaquille Maharaj, Isaiah Romanow, Mathew Hampton, Jake Wilmott, Scot Cuachon (Head Coach), Eduardo Contreras (Student Athletic Therapist).

FRONT ROW L-R: Walker Vandebovenkamp, Matthew Gray, Brandt Siebel, Ismail Abdulahi, Calvin Somers, Austin Somers.

NOT PICTURED: Matt Lumsdaine (Athletic Therapist), Kate Perry (Strength and Conditioning Coach)

Players
Last Name First Name Uniform Year Position Height Hometown High School Program
ABDULAHI Ismail 6 2 Guard 5'11" Victoria, BC Lambrick Park Sec. UT
BOTTING Riley 15 4 Forward 6'4" Tofino, BC Ucluelet Sec. Bus. Admin
DODODZA Bright 21 1 Forward 6'7" Surrey, BC Holy Cross High Bus. Admin
ELDER Bryan RS RS Red Shirt 6'6" Victoria, BC Esquimalt High UT
GRAY Matthew 1 2 Guard 6'0" Victoria, BC Oak Bay High UT
HAMPTON Mathew 4 3 Guard/Forward 6'3" Victoria, BC Oak Bay High UT
HANCOX Dallas 11 3 Forward 6'8" Red Deer, AB Hunting Hills High BSFL
MAHARAJ Shaquille 14 2 Forward 6'5" Perth, AUSTRALIA St. Andrews High BSFL
MARSDEN Dylan  7 4 Guard 6'4" Pender Island, BC Gulf Islands Sec. BSFL
ROMANOW Isaiah 12 1 Forward 6'4" Victoria, BC Oak Bay High UT
SEIBEL Brandt 10 2 Guard 5'8" Ponoka, AB Ponoka Sec. Campus BSFL
SOMERS Austin RS RS Red Shirt 5'10" Victoria, BC Lambrick Park Sec. UT
SOMERS Calvin 8 1 Guard 5'10" Victoria, BC Lambrick Park Sec. UT
VANDEBOVENKAMP Walker 5 2 Guard 6'2" London, ON Antwerp Int'l BSFL
WILMOTT Jake 13 2 Guard 6'3" Victoria, BC St. Michael's UT

Player Profiles

  • Ismail Abdulahi

    #6

    Year
    2
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    5'11"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Lambrick Park Sec.
    Program
    UT
  • Riley Botting

    #15

    Year
    4
    Position
    Forward
    Height
    6'4"
    Home
    Tofino, BC
    High School
    Ucluelet Secondary
    Program
    Business Admin
  • Bright Dododza

    #21

    Year
    1
    Position
    Forward
    Height
    6'7"
    Home
    Surrey, BC
    High School
    Holy Cross High
    Program
    Business Admin
  • Bryan Elder

    RS

    Year
    RS
    Position
    Red Shirt
    Height
    6'6"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Esquimalt High
    Program
    UT
  • Matthew Gray

    #1

    Year
    2
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    6'0"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Oak Bay High
    Program
    UT
  • Mathew Hampton

    #4

    Year
    3
    Position
    Guard/Forward
    Height
    6'3"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Oak Bay High
    Program
    UT
  • Dallas Hancox

    #11

    Year
    3
    Position
    Forward
    Height
    6'8"
    Home
    Red Deer, AB
    High School
    Hunting Hills High
    Program
    BSFL
  • Shaquille Maharaj

    #14

    Year
    2
    Position
    Forward
    Height
    6'5"
    Home
    Perth, Australia
    High School
    St. Andrews High
    Program
    BSFL
  • Dylan Marsden

    #7

    Year
    4
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    6'4"
    Home
    Pender Island, BC
    High School
    Gulf Islands Secondary
    Program
    BSFL
  • Isaiah Romanow

    #12

    Year
    1
    Position
    Forward
    Height
    6'4"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Oak Bay High
    Program
    UT
  • Brandt Seibel

    #10

    Year
    2
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    5'8"
    Home
    Ponoka, AB
    High School
    Ponoka Sec. Campus
    Program
    BSFL
  • Austin Somers

    RS

    Year
    RS
    Position
    RS
    Height
    5'10"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Lambrick Park Sec.
    Program
    UT
  • Calvin Somers

    #8

    Year
    1
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    5'10"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    Lambrick Park Sec.
    Program
    UT
  • Walker Vandebovenkamp

    #5

    Year
    2
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    6'2"
    Home
    London, ON
    High School
    Antwerp International
    Program
    BSFL
  • Jake Wilmott

    #13

    Year
    2
    Position
    Guard
    Height
    6'3"
    Home
    Victoria, BC
    High School
    St Michaels
    Program
    UT

About the Head Coach

Email
scotcuachon@gmail.com
Phone
250–661–7597

Scot Cuachon Head Coach

Home Town: Orillia, ON

High School: Patrick Fogarty Secondary

Education

  • Fanshawe College, Travel and Tourism
  • University of Western Ontario, BA Business
  • NCCP Level 3

Coaching Positions and Highlights

  • Head Coach Chargers Men's Basketball 2012-Present (2016 PACWEST Silver Medalists)
  • Asst. Coach Chargers Men's Basketball 2011-12
  • Jr. Vikes Boys' Program
  • U15 BC Regional Boys
  • U14 BC Regional Boys
  • St. Andrews Senior Boys
  • Ontario Basketball Assoc. U14-U17 Boys' Development Coach
  • U10-U17 Boys London Ramblers Basketball Club
  • Brett Burley

    Assistant Coach

  • Tyler Verde

    Assistant Coach

  • Kate Perry

    Strength & Conditioning Coach

  • Matt Lumsdaine

    Athletic Therapist

  • Leon Young

    Student Athletic Therapist

  • Eduardo Contreras

    Student Athletic Therapist

Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) & Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) Awards & Achievements

CCAA National Championships

Year Result
2015-2016 8th Place
2005-2006 8th Place

CCAA Individual Awards

Name Year Award
Lachlan Ross 2014-2015 National Scholar Athlete
Quinn Yates 2014-2015 National Scholar Athlete
Harrison Mar 2013-2014 National Scholar Athlete
Lachlan Ross 2013-2014 National Scholar Athlete
Mitch Knippleberg 2012-2013 National Scholar Athlete
Jordan Elvedahl 2012-2013 Academic All-Canadian
Jordan Elvedahl 2011-2012 Academic All-Canadian
National Scholar Athlete
Blake Mansbridge 2011-2012 National Scholar Athlete
Igor Jesnovik 2011-2012 National Scholar Athlete
Jordan Elvedahl 2010-2011 National Scholar Athlete
Ryan Erikson 2010-2011 National Scholar Athlete
James Lundy 2010-2011 National Scholar Athlete
Blake Mansbridge 2010-2011 National Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Canadian
Rulon Schmidt 2010-2011 National Scholar Athlete
Ryan Erikson 2009-2010 National Scholar Athlete
Blake Mansbridge 2009-2010 National Scholar Athlete
Jeff Spoor 2007-2008 National Scholar Athlete
All-Canadian
Academic All-Canadian
Marek Downarowicz 2007-2008 Scholar Athlete
Gord Thatcher 2005-2006 Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year
Chris Spoor 2004-2005 Academic All-Canadian
Chris Spoor 2003-2004 Academic All-Canadian
All-Canadian

PACWEST Provincial Championships

Year Result
2015-2016 Silver Medalists
2014-2015 5th Place
2012-2013 5th Place
2011-2012 Bronze Medalists
2010-2011 5th Place
Year Result
2007-2008 Bronze Medalists
2006-2007 5th Place
2005-2006 Silver Medalists
2003-2004 4th Place
1999-2000 6th Place

PACWEST Individual Awards

Name Year Award
Mat Hampton 2015-2016 All-Rookie Team
Athlete of the Week (Jan. 4-10, 2016)
Ted Neilson 2015-2016 2nd Team All-Star
Hassan Phills 2014-2015 Athlete of the Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)
Lachlan Ross 2013-2015 Academic Excellence
Quinn Yates 2014-2015 All-Rookie Team
Trevor Scheurmann 2013-2014 1st Team All-Star
James Giuffre 2012-2013 Rookie of the Year
Evan Woodson 2012-2013 All-Rookie Team
Kaz Kobayashi 2012-2013 All-Rookie Team
Drake Downer 2012-2013 Athlete of the Week (Nov. 26-Dec. 2)
Jordan Elvedahl 2011-2013
2012-2013
Academic Excellence
2nd Team All-Star
Rulon Schmidt 2011-2013 Academic Excellence
James Blandford 2011-2012 Rookie of the Year
2nd Team All-Star
All-Rookie Team
Athlete of the Week (Jan. 9-15)
Jordan Elvedahl 2011-2012 2nd Team All-Star
Trevor Scheurmann 2011-2012 All-Rookie Team
Jordan Elvedahl 2010-2012 Academic Excellence
Blake Mansbridge 2010-2012
2010-2011
Academic Excellence
2nd Team All-Star
Ryan Erikson 2009-2011 Academic Excellence
Blake Mansbridge 2009-2011 Academic Excellence
Nick Adair 2008-2009 Rookie of the Year
All-Rookie Team
Gord Thatcher 2007-2008 Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
Jeff Spoor 2007-2008 1st Team All-Star
Jeff Krawetz 2007-2008 2nd Team All-Star
Gord Thatcher 2006-2007 Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
Brandon Dunlop 2006-2007 Rookie of the Year
1st Team All-Star
Braydon Janzen 2006-2007 Athlete of the Week (Jan. 14-21)
Gord Thatcher 2005-2006 Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
C.G. Morrison 2005-2006 Rookie of the Year
Greg Wallis 2005-2006 1st Team All-Star
C.G. Morrison 2005-2006 2nd Team All-Star
Athlete of the Week (Jan. 22-29, 2006)
Mike Hull 2005-2006 Athlete of the Week (Jan. 8-15, 2006)
Greg Wallis 2004-2005 Rookie of the Year
Chris Spoor 2004-2005 2nd Team All-Star
Gord Thatcher 2003-2004 Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year
Chris Spoor 2003-2004 1st Team All-Star
Athlete of the Week (Jan. 12-18, 2004)
Brady Quast 2003-2004 2nd Team All-Star
Jason Tiffin 2000-2001 2nd Team All-Star

University Transfers

Name Year University
Ryan Erikson 2009-2011 University of Victoria
Nick Adair 2008-2009 University of Victoria
Jeff Spoor 2007-2008 University of Victoria
Mark Downarowicz 2007-2008 University of Regina
Brandon Dunlop 2006-2007 University of Victoria
Braydon Janzen 2006-2007 University of Alberta
Grant Fedorak 2004-2005 Simon Fraser University
Mike Hull 2005-2006 University of Victoria
C.G. Morrison 2005-2006 University of Alberta
Isiah Pasquale 2005-2006 University of Victoria
Greg Wallis 2004-2006 Simon Fraser University
Chris Spoor 2002-2004 University of Victoria
Nolan Holmes 2002-2004 Simon Fraser University
Jason Tiffin 1999-2001 University of Victoria
John White 1998-1999 University of Calgary
Reagan Daly 1998-1999 University of Victoria
Neal Cranna 1995-1996 University of Victoria
Matt Loveless 1994-1995 University of Victoria
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