• Leisa Washington Executive Director

    A Canadian citizen born to Jamaican parents, Leisa Washington spent the first twenty years of her life in a Toronto Community Housing complex. Her early years built a passion for not only giving back to her own community, but also to constantly work to build hope and resiliency in youth now living in other at- risk neighbourhoods.

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  • Heather Myers Treasurer

    A dedicated single mother of four, Heather Myers spends much of her time attending and travelling to and from her daughters’ basketball tournaments and practices. Heather has spent over 14 years as an administrative assistant with the federal government and during this time has served as a committee member for the Government of Canada Work Charity Campaign (GCWCC).

  • Nadene Booth Director

    With years of experience in sport/ facility management and collegiate sports, Nadene is well versed in all aspects of athletic competition. Her current role in the athletic department of Sheridan College, along with her experience as a collegiate coach has given her tremendous understanding of the drive and passion of budding young athletes.

    A busy mother of one, Nadene finds that both her experience living and working in the world of sports has given her the opportunity to witness the great personal development of young people through their participation in sport and education.

  • Dakota White Director

    Dakota, who is in the midst of a phenomenal junior year with the Wisconsin Badgers is making her mark in Division I basketball. On the court, Dakota has made sufficient strides and gained the skills necessary to put herself amongst the top tier guards in Division I basketball.

    In 2014, Dakota won a gold medal at the Jones Cup as a member of the Canadian National B Team and prior to that was a member of the Canadian National team that competed in the 2011 FIBA 3-on-3 Youth World Championship in Rimini, Italy. Dakota was a member of the 2012 Canadian Junior National team, and she also represented Canada at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Dakota also represented the Women’s Development Team at the FISU Games in Gwangju, South Korea 2015, where they came second in the Gold Medal round against the USA. Academically, Dakota is pursuing a B.S in Community and Not-for-profit Leadership at University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Brand Ambassadors

As we grow our professional and Olympic athletes right here in Canada, Camda Sports is delighted to have our first athletes join our team. They know firsthand the positive impact sports, education, arts and music can have in a community where there is limited income. Meet our roster of dedicated Athlete Ambassadors.

Alisha

Tatham

Alisha

Tatham

In high school, Alisha was named the first ever Miss Basketball Canada, was 1 of 5 Toronto Star All Stars and Captain of the history-making Canadian Junior National team that was the first junior women’s team to qualify for the world championships. Alisha graduated with a B.S in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts.

As a professional Alisha has played overseas in Switzerland and Belgium. She also was a member of the Canadian National Team program for 9 years reaching her biggest athletic goal by playing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Kalisha

Keane

Kalisha

Keane

As a player at Michigan State University, Kalisha finished her career as one of seven players in Big Ten history (and only Spartan) to record at least 1,500 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists and 250 steals, and graduated with a B.A in Psychology. As a professional Kalisha has played overseas in Croatia with ŽKK Gospić Osiguranje in the Euroleague and in Israel with Elitzur Holón and Elitzur Netanya. She was also invited to training camp with the San Antonio Silver Stars of the WNBA. On the international scene, Keane has been a part of many different age categories with the Canadian National Team program. Including the Junior Women’s National team, the U21 Development Team, the FISU Games team that competed in Belgrade, Serbia as well as the Senior Women’s National Team for the past 2 seasons.

Takima

Keane

Takima

Keane

Takima is a former provincial and National Elite Development Academy Athlete whose success can be measured in many times over. A top 15 invite to the Development Women’s National team, Takima graduated from Cleveland State University with honours and a double major in Psychology and Communications. Working her way to becoming a two-year starting player and team captain, Takima is now pursuing her Masters degree and a career in Athletics and Community engagement.

Dakota

White

Dakota

White

Dakota who’s in the midst of a phenomenal junior year with the Wisconsin Badgers – is making Dakota, who is in the midst of a phenomenal junior year with the Wisconsin Badgers is making her mark in Division I basketball. On the court, Dakota has made sufficient strides and gained the skills necessary to put herself amongst the top tier guards in Division I basketball. In 2014, Dakota won a gold medal at the Jones Cup as a member of the Canadian National B Team and prior to that was a member of the Canadian National team that competed in the 2011 FIBA 3-on-3 Youth World Championship in Rimini, Italy. Dakota was a member of the 2012 Canadian Junior National team, and she also represented Canada at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Academically, Dakota is pursuing a B.S in Community and Not-for-profit Leadership at University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Cameron

Ramage

Cameron

Ramage

Currently in the 11th Grade at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Ajax, ON, Cameron is a member of the HooptownGTA’s Junior 25 Point Club 2013-2014. He has also played on the Ontario Basketball Association’s U15 Development Team in 2012 and was the tournament All-Star award recipient at the Harwood Classic 2012-2013. Presently playing for Northern Kings AAU Elite Team, Cameron trains with Kyle Julius A Game Hoops, Vlad Matevski Real Basketball Training Inc. and Cedric Carter Galaxy Training.