KELOWNA, BC – Coaching year round has become the norm for UBC Okanagan women’s head basketball coach Claire Meadows for the second straight off-season Meadows has elected to spend the sumer months of June and July with Canada Basketball. This year Meadows is an assistrant with the U19 Women’s National Team that is set to compete at the FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup 2017 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy.
Last summer Meadows was involved with basically the same group being one of just two assistants to the 2016 U18 women’s national team.
Both years the teams have been headed by Ryerson university’s Carly Clarke.
The women tip-off at the FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup 2017 on Saturday July 22 against 15th ranked Korea at 8:00 AM EST in Udine, Italy.