David Francis


Born and raised in Toronto, ON, David attended powerhouse West Hill C.I., where had the opportunity to play for legendary head coach Wayne Dawkins. While playing for Coach Dawkins, he managed to win the Toronto East championships 4 years in a row. During David's playing career, he played on various elite AAU teams, including Grassroots Canada, & Phase1, where he competed against many current NBA, NBL, and over seas professionals before graduating highschool, and moving on to play at both Humber College and Centennial College.

 Beginning his coaching career in Toronto with community basketball teams, Boys & Girls Club teams, and AAU teams, David has been able to stay very close to the game he adores by instilling his passion for the game, into the athletes he mentors. 

 After relocating to Calgary in January of 2015, David began at CYDC coaching in the BHL program. Since then, he has also coached U13, U14, & U15 boys.  

 David has always been a part of child & youth programs and wholeheartedly believes in giving back to the community by creating positive spaces for young individuals to not only be great athletes, but great people as well. 

 His coaching motto is: "Work ethic, eliminates all fear "

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