Inspiring people to see their own greatness is why I coach.

Inspiring people to see their own greatness is why I coach.

Bijan Jiany

Education:

Bachelor of Education (Physical Education & Math), Brandon University

Bachelor of Human Kinetics, UBC

Certifications:

CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist)

PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist)

YES (Youth Exercise Specialist)

CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist)

FMS Level 2 (Functional Movement Systems)

Coaching Experience:

Head Coach, Senior Boys Basketball, Mulgrave School, 2015-17

Strength & Conditioning Coach, Capilano University, 2011

Head Coach, North Shore Select U14 Boys (Basketball BC) , 2009-12

Head Coach, Gr. 8 Boys Basketball, Sutherland School, 2010-11

Head Coach, Senior Boys Basketball, Sentinel School, 2009-2010

Head Coach, Junior Girls Basketball, Collingwood School, 2007-08

Head Coach, Gr. 8 Boys Basketball, Collingwood School, 2006-2007

Playing Experience:

Douglas College - Earned school’s first ever triple-double (23 pts, 11 rebounds, 11 assists)

Grand View College (NAIA - Des Moines, Iowa)

Brandon University

Favorite basketball moments:

  1. Wearing the #8 jersey in college to represent how many times I was cut before I made a team

  2. Participating in a dunk contest during an Indiana Pacers and Vancouver Grizzlies NBA Game

  3. Earning a scholarship to play college ball in the USA after not playing high school basketball

Personal:

Married to Palo with 2 girls, Nayla & Amelia

Favorite food: “live” foods

Favorite movie: Hoosiers

Favorite books: Drive (by Larry Bird) & Magic’s Touch (by Magic Johnson)

All-time favorite athlete and team: Magic Johnson & LA Lakers