Saturday, 5 May 2007

Charles Named Head Coach of Women Ravens

Congratulations to Taffe Charles who has accepted the head coaching job for the Carleton Ravens women's program. Charles has an extensive affiliation with Carleton basketball beginning in the early 90's as a 6'4" forward who won a pair of OUAA East scoring titles, was a three-time all star and won numerous career achievement awards including being named to the Naismith Museum and Hall of Fame Honour Roll in 1995 for his academic and athletic achievements. Charles then began an 11 year stint as an assistant coach with Ravens basketball including the past 8 with the five-time defending champion men's program under current Canadian national team assistant Dave Smart. Charles been a Raven for almost twenty years since joining Carleton as a player out of Ottawa Notre Dame H.S. Taffe ranks third on the men's Ravens all-time scoring list and graduated as the OUA's fifth all-time leading scorer. Taffe also won the Black Business Professional Association Award for Excellence in Sport (1994) and is married to former Raven soccer and basketball player Christiane Fox.

Wayne Kondro once again breaks the story in an article in this morning's Ottawa Citizen Charles nets job as Ravens women's hoops coach

An article from York University's daily bulletin, the "Y", on Dan Eves and his participation in this afternoon's "Be One All-Canadian" game at Humber College Eves Selected

Former Hamilton St. Mary's star Rachel Hart is excited about being named to the Be One All-Canadian game on the women's side this afternoon All you need is plenty of Hart

The Akron Beacon-Journal reports on the attention to detail exhibited by Mike Malone, the newest member of Canada's national team coaching staff Malone knows X's and O's

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