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Prep Spotlights continue: REDA Waterloo & Brampton
Back for a third year, the Regional Elite Development Academy has seen an exponential growth of prep schools in Ontario since its first development. REDA is also experiencing growth, as it expands to teams in two locations this year – Waterloo & Brampton. Tarry Upshaw, Director of REDA & the Waterloo-based team’s head coach, leads the charge for another year. He is fresh off his first taste of National Team experience as an apprentice coach for the Cadets at the World Championships in Lithuania and has put together another challenging schedule on both sides of the border.

Oct 26 – REDA Hallowe’en Havoc (Brampton, ON)
Nov 15 – Planet Athlete: National Post Grad Showcase (New Haven, CT)
Nov 30 – Hoop Mountain (St. Andrew’s, Rhode Island)
Dec 14 – Alma Academy Winter Invitational (Alma, QC)
Dec 22 – Planet Athlete: National Holiday Invitational (Newark, NJ)
Jan 15 – Martin Luther King Post Grad Tournament (New York, NY) 
Jan 22 – St. Thomas More Tournament
Jan 30 – Planet Athlete: Canada vs. USA. North America Championship (Providence, Rhode Island)
Feb 2 - National Prep Invitational (Unionville, ON)
Feb 9 – Guy Vetrie Invitational (Sault Ste. Marie, ON)

*There will be another International trip to Italy over the Easter holidays
*The National REDA team will go to events in the USA
*Local programs will attend all Canadian tournaments, plus tournaments in Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania

School: Waterloo Collegiate Institute (Waterloo, ON)
Coaches: Tarry Upshaw, Chad McPherson 

Roster (with previous school):
Abednego Lufile 6’7” F (12r), REDA (Orangeville, ON)
Keith Brown 6’3” G (12r), Quality Education School (Winston-Salem, NC)
Christian Kadima 6’3” G/F (12r), Louis Riel (Ottawa, ON)
Kevin Bercy 6’5” F (12r), Holy Trinity (Ottawa, ON)
Tevon Edwards 6’1” G (12r), St. Thomas More (Hamilton, ON)
Akot Dhal 6’4” G/F (12r), John Paul II (London, ON)
Henry Bankazo 6’0” G (12r), St. Mary’s (Kitchener, ON)
Mario Mesic 6’9” C (12), (Toronto, ON)
Emmanuel Kwofie 5’11” G (12r), Sacred Heart (Ottawa, ON)
Richard Malayny 6’6” C (10), St. Paul’s Intermediate (Gander, NL)
Mustafa Abdi 6’1” G (12r), Sir Robert Borden (Ottawa, ON)


Training Players:
Mitchell Wood 6’3” G (12), Bishop Macdonnel (Guelph, ON)
Chris McComber 6’7” F (12), John McCrae (Ottawa, ON)


School: Central Peel Secondary School (Brampton, ON)
Coach: Fred Grannum 

Roster (with previous school):
Nick Madray 6’9” F (12r), Findlay Prep (Henderson, NV)
Nathaniel Nelson 6’7” F (6th), Eastern Commerce (Toronto, ON)
Jelani Mofford 6’4” F (11), St. Roch (Brampton, ON)
Myles Charvis 5’11” G (12r), St. Aloysius Gonzaga (Mississauga, ON)
Jonathan Wallace 6’1” G (12r), Ascension of Our Lord (Mississauga, ON)
Jaylen Roberts 6’3” G (12r), St. Joan of Arc (Mississauga, ON)
Kevin Heron 6’4” F (12r), North Park (Brampton, ON)
Jaiden Magnaye 6’1” G (12r), St. Aloysius Gonzaga (Mississauga, ON)
Yahye Alibarre 6’2” G (12r), St. Paul’s (Mississauga, ON)
Kabemba Muteba 6’3” G (12r), Phenix Elite (Montreal, QC)
Tajai Brown-Francis 5’10” G (10), Clarkson (Mississauga, ON)
Lance Rodriques 5’10” G (12), Vaughan Road (Toronto, ON)