Top Canadian Basketball Coaches Announced for 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, April 11 on TSN

— April 1st, 2016

– McGill University coach Dave DeAveiro and University of Ottawa coach James Derouin sign on to helm Team Red and Team White, respectively –

– Roster for second-annual all-star game features 24 of Canada’s top high school basketball players, including Thon Maker, Justin Jackson, and more –

– TSN broadcast team features play-by-play commentator Rod Black, analyst Leo Rautins, and host Kate Beirness –

– 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET exclusively on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport –

TORONTO (April 1, 2016) – Basketball’s future champions live on TSN, as BioSteel, Pretty River Sports + Entertainment, and TSN today announced the coaches who will lead Canada’s top high school basketball players in the second annual edition of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET exclusively on TSN.  Top Canadian basketball coaches Dave DeAveiro and James Derouin lead Team Red and Team White, respectively, in this showcase game at the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport that spotlights the next generation of Canadian basketball stars.

<<NOTE TO MEDIA: For accreditation to the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME on Monday, April 11, please fill out attached form and send to Rob Duffy rob.duffy@bellmedia.ca>>

Team Red Head Coach: Dave DeAveiro DeAveiro has been the head coach of the McGill University men’s basketball team since 2010 and has won six conference Coach of the Year awards in his career. DeAveiro’s teams have made a combined six appearances in the CIS Final Eight championship tournament. He also serves as head coach of Canada Basketball’s U16/17 National Team, leading Team Canada to a historic silver medal at the 2015 FIBA Americas, qualifying them for the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships. Assistant Coach: Paul Melnik Melnik is the senior boys’ basketball head coach and Assistant Athletic Director at Toronto’s Father Henry Carr Catholic School, where he coached Milwaukee Bucks guard Tyler Ennis. Paul led Father Henry Carr to their first OFSAA Championship this past season. Team White Head Coach: James Derouin Derouin has been the head coach and program manager at the University of Ottawa since 2010, and was named CIS Coach of the Year in 2014-15. Under his direction, the team has captured three CIS medals: two silver (2014, 2015) and one bronze (2013). He also serves as an assistant coach of Canada Basketball’s U16/17 National Team, leading Team Canada to a historic silver medal at the 2015 FIBA Americas, qualifying them for the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships. Assistant Coach: Gus Gymnopoulos Gymnopoulos is the head coach of the senior boys’ basketball team at Vaughan Secondary School, where he coached Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins.  As announced in February, TSN’s exclusive broadcast of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME features the Top 24 high school basketball players from across the country, including Thon Maker, Justin Jackson, and more. The game tips off on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. TSN’s broadcast team for the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME features award-winning play-by-play commentator Rod Black alongside NBA ON TSN analyst Leo Rautins, a member of the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame. TSN’s Kate Beirness hosts the network’s live coverage of the game, and contributes interviews from courtside at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. For tickets to the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, fans can visit the game’s official website at BioSteelAllCanadian.com.

About BioSteel

BioSteel is a Canadian operated sports nutrition company that was built on the mandate of providing the safest, healthiest, and most effective line of nutritional products available. BioSteel’s line of nutritional products ranges from a sugar and caffeine free sports beverage with no artificial flavours, colours, or preservatives, to a line of proteins and a variety of nutritional bars. BioSteel products are currently readily available across Canada, and globally with select retail partners. For more information, including a full list of retail locations, please visit www.biosteel.com or email info@biosteel.com.

About Pretty River Sports + Entertainment

PRSE is a company that owns and operates several sports and entertainment properties, including: the Athlete Institute, Athlete Institute Football Club, Athlete Institute Basketball Academy, CrossFit Combine, the Orangeville A’s (NBL Canada), the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association, and the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game. For more information, please visit www.PRSE.ca.

About TSN

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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