Greg Meldrum

Head Coach and Director of WVBC

Raised in West Vancouver, Greg began his basketball career as a “Highlander” at WVSS. In 1991, he was recruited by the University of Victoria where he played five years with the “Vikes.”  After graduating with a Kinesiology Degree and finishing as UVIC’s 3rd all-time leading scorer, Greg embarked on a professional career which spanned for 10 years playing for teams in New Zealand, France, England, and Spain. Greg was also a member of the Canadian Men’s Basketball Team and competed for his country in the 2002 World Championships.  When Greg hung up his basketball shoes in 2005, he attended UBC and earned his Bachelor of Education Degree and began his teaching career.  In 2009, Greg was able to combine his love of basketball and passion for teaching when he founded the West Vancouver Basketball Club (WVBC).  The club has grown steadily and Greg now provides coaching to over 600 local children each year.  Greg has coached at West Van Secondary School for the past 5 years, highlighted by leading the 2014 WVSS Junior Boys Team to a Provincial title, the first in the school’s history.   Greg currently teaches at Ridgeview Elementary School and is the Head Coach for the SD45 Basketball Academy.

Assistant Coaches

Bryan Schofield

Coach Bryan is returning for another season with WVBC. Bryan is currently teaching at Ridgeview Elementary School in West Van. He has had many years experience head coaching in the Steve Nash League and he has been a lead instructor at Dan Miscisco’s All Star Sports Camps as well as WVBC Summer Camps.  Bryan has coached for the WVBC since it was founded in 2009.

Jon Hughes

Jon is a former West Van Secondary School star. After earning North Shore and Provincial All Star awards, Jon continued his playing career for the University of Victoria Vikes. In 2005, Jon helped the Vikes earn a Canada West Championhip title and a fifth place finish at the Nationals. Jon is currently teaching at Caulfeild Elementary .  Jon has coached for the WVBC since it was founded in 2009.

John Leong

John has been coaching at WVBC for 3 years. He is also a very talented player who is currently in his third year with the Capilano University Blues.  John was a standout with perennial powerhouse Handsworth in high school, where he won numerous All-Star awards and scholarships.  He is a favourite among WVBC members and a tremendous role model to up and coming basketballers.

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