For Immediate Release-

TRC Academy Men’s Basketball team to celebrate the 2018 OSBA League Championship Season

Brantford, Ontario – October 17, 2018 – The RISE Centre located at 411 Elgin Street Brantford, On N3S 7P5, will be hosting an historic championship banner celebration on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00PM before the OSBA game against Southwest Academy. #TRCMBB achieved an historic mark last season by winning the 2018 Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association League Championship.

The OSBA is regarded as the #1 high school/prep level basketball league in Canada. The league has helped produce a record amount of NCAA Division 1 student-athletes with TRC Academy leading the charge

The 2018 #TRCMBB team featured a total of 6 NCAA/Juco Division 1 Student-Athletes and 3 BioSteel All-Canadian Game participant. The following Student-Athletes not only graduated from high school making the grade but were successful in obtaining full post-secondary scholarships:

  • Antoine Vernon (Oregon State University) – 2018 BioSteel All-Canadian, OSBA First Team All Star
  • Adong Makuoi (Palm Beach State) – 2018 BioSteel All-Canadian, OSBA First Team All Star, 2018 OSBA Defensive player of the year.
  • Deon Ejim (University of Illinois-Chicago) – 2018 BioSteel All-Canadian, 2018 OSBA Finals MVP
  • Steven Lavenaic (Niagara University) – 2018 OSBA Sportsmanship Award
  • Matt Grace (Richmond University)
  • Liam Courtney (Colgate University)

2-time OSBA league finalist TRC Academy women’s basketball team (#TRCWBB) will also be making their home opener debut next on Wednesday October 24, 2018 vs Southwest Academy at 6:00PM. The team features 2018 TRC/OSBA women’s MVP/First team All Star Makayla Ennis and Aerial Wilson 2018 TRC Leadership, OSBA All Academic/ 2nd Team All Star. Both Girls were also key member of the Canada Basketball U17 team, who competed in the 2018 FIBA U17 World Championships and BioSteel All Canadian Team.

Lastly the RISE Prep Men’s basketball team will be looking to improve on their 3rd place regular season finish and 1st round exit in the 2018 playoffs as they take on Thornlea Prep on Friday October 19, 2018 @5 PM in their home opener. The team features 2018 BioSteel All Canadian Miguel Tomley and 2018 OSBA 2nd Team All Star Rahmir Moore.

Along with the media, the general public is also invited to attend the Championship Banner celebration event. Following the event media, fans and the general public are encouraged to stay around to meet the members of the TRC Academy/RISE Prep team and staff to learn more about the program and the RISE Centre.

RPMBB HC Jeremie Kayeye | mobile: 647-927-2045

TRCWBB HC Aprille Deus | mobile: 647-460-6848

TRCMBB HC Tyrell Vernon | mobile: 905-520-4331






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The RISE Centre (TRC) is a multi sport and fitness complex designed to provide all the amenities to fulfill. Elite athletes will travel to the facility because of the expertise within. It is our mission to provide the best programs, staff, events, equipment and overall experience to fully meet the various sports and fitness needs of our members, clubs, elite athletes. RISE will continuing to grow by modelling “Realize Individual Success Everyday”. R&D to offer peak performance programming. Engage community relations by embracing our diverse culture. We are determined to create and unmatched sporting atmosphere at #TRC

The RISE Centre (TRC) is a venue built to ensure sport foundation and extraordinary success. Brantford is the “Tournament Capital of Ontario”. The TCO, SNP, MCSC and many other community organizations have aligned with TRC to partner many local, national and international events in the next five years. This plan will ensure economic sustainability, expansion and exposure for future recruits. Ultimately HOME of the WOLFPACK our mission is to give our student athletes post secondary options.

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The Rise Centre (est. 2014) provides a high level of professionalism paired with an accelerated sport specific dynamic experience. TRC is a multifaceted sport facility with a lounge like comfort away from home. In house state of the art equipment is used to strengthen and condition. Our qualified coaches motivate to increase speed-power-endurance to our athletes. Specialists focus on mind, lifestyle and nutrition. The NEW RISE Sports Physiotherapy host multiple cold tubs, game ready units, cutting-edge technology and exercises that repair and rebuild.

TRC is home to Aerial Promotions that provide a marketing mix of opportunities to accommodate guests needs. Aerial Promotions creative design and photography features a seamless cyc studio. Opening soon in The RISE Centre will be Get Buckets Cafe and Swoosh Lounge (Licensed) to offer a wide variety of food and beverage. The 24 acre green space, tiered classrooms and gymnasium lend to exceptional facility option for conferences and seminars. Paired with community outreach to local organizations, B2B, Government agencies, Six Nations, County of Brant, traditional and social media network; TRC is proud to be a member of the Tournament Capital of Ontario.


    • RISE Fitness: Free Weights, Aerobic Machines, Personal Training, Yoga, TRX, Bootcamp Trend Room
    • RISE Sport Physiotherapy: Ice Baths, Ultrasound, Game Ready Unit, Massage… Learn More
    • Gymnasium: Full size court with divider, Bleacher seating 500+, Overview Gallery
    • Aerial Promotions: In House Marketing Agency with Seamless Cyc Studio Aerial Promotions
    • Swoosh Lounge: Licensed Beverages with Light Bar Menu [Coming Soon!]
    • Half Time Cafe: Hot-Cold Food, Coffee-Tea and Smoothie Bar [Coming Soon!]
    • Time Out Sports Store: Spiritwear, General Sporting Goods [Coming Soon!]

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