About Us

Our Coaches

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VanCity Basketball Academy Coaches have a wealth of playing and coaching experience. All coaches are NCCP trained and most teams have a head coach as well a younger assistant coach to mentor the players.
Jamie Oei

Jamie Oei

Taylor Williams

Larry Donohoe

Josh Whang

Tom Walter

Ransford Brempong

Elle Kerfoot

Elle Kerfoot

Siamak Salehi

Siamak Salehi

Kevin Arkoncel

Kevin Arkoncel

Bardia Afzal

Bardia Afzal

Jamie Oei

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Head Coach and Executive Director

Coaching Career

VanCity Basketball Academy
Head Coach and Executive Director

20142015 — Simon Fraser University / Assistant Coach

20102014 — University of British Columbia / Assistant Coach

  • 2011 & 2013 Canada West Champions
  • 2011 CIS Bronze Medal

2008-2013 — 3D Basketball Academy / Elite Head Coach

2005-2008 — Douglas College / Head Coach 

  • 2007 BCCAA Champions
  • 2007 CCAA Silver Medal
  • 2008 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 2008 CCAA National Champion

2003-2004 — Sallen Basket Swedish Elite League / Head Coach
(Uppsala, Sweden) 

2002-2003 — UBBK Division 1 / Assistant Coach (Uppsala, Sweden) 

  • Runner-up for Coach of the Year

2001-2001 — Basketball BC Regional Team Coach

2000-2001 — Langara College / Head Coach 

  • BCCAA and CCAA Coach of the Year
  • BCCAA Silver Medal

1999-2000 Langara College / Assistant Coach

  • BCCAA Silver Medal

Volunteer Work: Quinn Keast Foundation and Hoops4Hope Foundation since 2006

Playing Career

2002-2003
UBBK Division 1 Sweden

1997-1999
Langara College 

  • 1999 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 1999 CCAA National Champions
  • 1998 BCCAA Provincial Champions
  • 1998 CCAA National Champions
  • 2 time Assist Leader at National Tournament
  • Overall record (75-5)

1994-1996
Capilano College

1992-1994 
Windsor Secondary Senior Boys

  • 1994 4th Place BC AAA Championships
  • 1994 BC Provincial All-Star game
  • 1994 Howe Sound Champions
  • 1994 Howe Sound MVP
  • 1993 North Shore AA Champions

Taylor Williams

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Associate Head Coach

Playing Career

2009-2012 
Windsor Secondary Senior Varsity Player

  • 2012 Howe Sound Championship
  • 2012 7th place in BC
  • 2012 Windsor Defensive Player of the year

Coaching Career

Currently Associate Head Coach & Director of Marketing at VanCity Basketball Academy

2013 Windsor Secondary Juvenile Boys Head Coach
2014 — Windsor Secondary Junior Boys Head Coach
2015-2017 Windsor Senior Boys Head Coach
2015 — Howe Sound AAA Champion
2017 — Howe Sound Finalist

Certifications & Education
NCCP Basketball Level 1 & 2
Bachelors degree in Communications & Marketing
Standard First Aid & CPR C certified
Hi-5 Certification

Volunteer Work:
Michael J Fox Foundation
BC Parkinsons Society