Head Coach Ricardo E. Martinez
Basketball (Week 4)
Coach Ricardo is certified through Canada Basketball to train youth ages 9-17 in all aspects of Individual skill development. He has worked with athletes at various levels and enjoys sharing his love of physical activity and sport with others. He is a Certified member of the Manitoba Fitness Council. He is a Resistance Training Coach, Group Fitness Leader, Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor and helps his clients with strength training, weight loss, injury management and flexibility. In his spare time, Ricardo enjoys being physically active. He has played basketball with his team Shaka Dula since 2001. He also enjoys swimming & hiking during the warm months, as well as yoga, boxing, kickboxing and geocaching as year round activities.
Coach Martinez has been with Legion Athletic Camp since 2009 and leads a talented and dedicated group of coaches at Peace Gardens. With CIS and Rising Stars coaches totaling over 40 years of experience in the game at the highest levels, their goal is to ensure that every athlete that attends their camp leaves with a greater love and understanding of the sport.
To these coaches, Peace Gardens is Basketball Heaven. "If you come with the desire to work hard, improve your skills, to meet new people and learn about the game of basketball, then our week is a great place to be."