Who we are

North Shore Basketball Academy is focused on providing fun, high-quality basketball programming for our community. We pride ourselves in our versatility in serving both the elite athlete pursuing a college career and the 5 year old who is just being introduced to the game (and everyone in between) with the same level of focus, effort and attention. 

We offer year-round programming for youth ages 5-16 including club teams, development leagues, school programs and camps. 

"Finally, a program focused on developing basketball skills, sportsmanship, team play and most of all, the kids! The coaches are extremely positive, knowledgeable, organized, reliable and fun. There are a lot of programs out there competing for your dollar, but North Shore Basketball Academy is without a doubt one of the best. Just ask your child." - Dave S (Parent)


  • Head Coach/Founder - North Shore Basketball Academy

  • Head Coach - West Van Schools Premier Basketball Academy 

  • Former University Athlete (UPEI, Capilano College)

  • Former High-School North Shore All-Star and League Champion

Matt Payne
  • 15 years high school coaching experience

  • Head Coach - Handsworth Boys Basketball

  • Former University Athlete (Trent University)

  • Former 2 time high school city all-star (Ottawa)

Demi Harris
  • Red Bull Reign 3v3 World Champion

  • Full court 21 North American Champion

  • Former University Athlete (Capilano U, St. Marys)

  • Former professional player (NBL, ABA)