Women's Basketball 2016-2017

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.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach, Carl MacDonald; Assistant Coach, Walter Fields, Wes Pascoe, Tim Carlson, Dallas Lansdell; Team Assistant, Danwei Luo; Strength and Conditioning Coach, Kate Perry; Head Athletic Therapist, Matt Lumsdaine; Student Athletic Therapist, Damon Taylor, Cheryl Mah.

Head Coach, Carl McDonald

Home Town: Guelph, ON


  • Level 3 NCCP Certified
  • MA – Conflict Analysis and Management

Coaching Experience 

  • 2014-Present Head Coach Camosun Chargers Women's Basketball
  • 2005-2014 Woodland's High School Senior Girls 
  • 2006-2007 Woodland's Junior Girls 
  • 2005-2006 Woodland's Senior Boys 
  • 2003-2005 Dover Bay High School Senior Girls
  • 1999-Present Central Vancouver Island Basketball Elite, Senior & Junior Girls 
  • 1999-2004 Basketball BC Regional Teams
  • 1999-2003 Dover Bay High School Junior Girls 
  • 1994-Present Athletes in Action Grade 7-10 Boys 

Program Development

  • 2005-Present Woodlands High School
  • 1999-2006 Central Vancouver Island Basketball Club 
  • 1995-2005 Dover Bay High School

Basketball Camps

  • 2000-Present CVI/Regional District of Nanaimo Beginners Camp 
  • 1999-Present Central Vancouver Island Basketball Club
  • 1999-2004 Basketball BC Regional Player ID 


Number & NameYearPositionHometownProgram
05 Courtney ANDERSON1GuardNanoose Bay, BCArt Sci
06 Madison BULLEN1GuardVictoria, BCACBT
10 Kathryn CANDELL3GuardVictoria, BCBSN
32 Denae EDGAR2WingPort Alberni, BCBSFL
08 Jade HEAVENER2WingCourtenay, BCBSFL
22 Carly HOPP2WingVictoria, BCBus. Admin
21 Tessa LANNON-PAAKSPUU2GuardPenticton, BCBSFL
33 Jasmine MONTGOMERY REID2PostKeremos, BCUT
11 Mia ROBERTS1WingVictoria, BCExWell
23 Isla SWANWICK2WingVictoria, BCBus. Admin
13 Ali WERGELAND1WingLangley, BCUT
12 Claire YOUNG2PostNelson, BCSPMA

2016-2017 Season Recap

Conference Results 

PACWEST Provincial Championship, Tied for 5th place; Player of the Game: Kathryn Candell

PACWEST Season, Finished 6th (8 Wins, 16 Losses)