ABOUT SALMON ARM SYNERGY BASKETBALL
Salmon Arm Synergy Club Basketball Program provides opportunities for athletes who want to improve their skills, increase their level of play, and advance their level of understanding of the game of basketball.
Since its inception, Synergy has grown and evolved as a program. It offers youth development camps, local leagues, and elite travel team experiences that provide opportunities for novice and experienced basketball players to learn, work on and improve their skills and knowledge of the game.
SYNERGY'S STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE"
"The Sum of the Whole is Greater than its Individual Parts!"
TO STAY IN THE PROGRAM
ACT WITH INTEGRITY
TELL THE TRUTH
BE SUPER FIT
KNOW YOUR "STUFF"
BE MENTALLY TOUGH
BE A GREAT TEAMMATE
You can be you, but to be a part of us, you must meet our standards, up-hold our Core Values, and bye into the Program.
To be a part of Synergy we expect our Athletes to be ALL IN!
MEET OUR STAFF
Coach Smith has been coaching for the past 34 years. Smith began his coaching career in Victoria where he coached senior boys' basketball at Reynolds high school. He also coach the Camosun College men's team in 1992 while finishing his teaching degree at UVIC. Since arriving in Salmon Arm in 1995, Smith has coached at the high school, junior high school and middle school levels.
Coach / Strength & Conditoning
One of Synergy's founding members, coach Neid has be a long time coach in Salmon high school basketball. Neid has coached basketball for over 28 years at the senior, junior high school levels, and club. Coach Neid has been involved with seven teams at the Provincial Championships from five schools and he has coached two BC Basketball Teams at the BC Summer Games including a Silver Medal.
Cristie Jansen has been a key member of our Synergy Girls' Program for the past two years. As coach and organizer of our Girls Elite U15 Team last year, coach Jansen has helped to spark an interest in our girls' program. As the girls' basketball coach at King's Christian School, coach Jansen has helped to increase the popularity of the sport in Salmon Arm. We are looking forward to growing the program this year.