Halifax, NS Canada: Tasia McKenna is the Technical Director for Basketball Nova Scotia and has been an Assistant Coach of Women’s Basketball at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia since 2012.
A former standout basketball athlete at Lakehead University, Tasia is also a Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC). Recently, she was named Commissioner of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association, an amateur league set to launch in 2022, designed for women 19 and over and an organization that will be prominently run by women.
The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association is set to launch in 2022 with six franchises between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, but may include more based on the demand. The League is primed to support competitive women’s basketball for offseason collegiate players, and professionals, and returned athletes. The MWBA will also advocate for social and racial equity through initiatives such as the Black Lives Matter Movement, Stop Violence Against Women, No More Stolen Women and LGBTQ+.
More information about the MWBA can be found on their website, https://themwba.ca/ .
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