Coaching pair return for 34th basketball camp

Gordie Herbert and Bruce Langford return for 34th Penticton Basketball Camp

  • Jun. 30, 2015 10:00 a.m.

For the 34th year, basketball camps will be offered for boys and girls.

The boys’ camp is July 27-30 and will be instructed by former Princess Margaret Barons and Laker Gordie Herbert.  Herbert coaches the Frankfut Skyliners in Germany. After graduating from Pen High, Herbert played for North Idaho State College for two years before moving onto the University of Idaho. After graduating, he played professional basketball and coached for 12 years in Finland. Herbert also represented Canada in the 1984 Olympics. Herbert has coached several professional teams in Germany,  France and Finland and spent one season as an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors in the NBA.

For the 14th straight summer, Simon Fraser University Clan women’s coach Bruce Langford will coach the girls section Aug.10-13. Over the last four years, Langford has coached the Clan in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II, Great Northwest Athletic Conference. In 2013, Langford led the Clan to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16 tournament.

Those interested in signing up for the camp can do so by contacting Fred Fedorak at 250-493-6387 or go online to http://www.members.shaw.ca/flfedorak/index.html and click on the registration tab, which goes to a page to pint out a form.