Wayne Dawkins – A Personal Interview on Basketball and Life

“Journey Of An Elite 1”

Wayne Dawkins is a Canadian basketball coaching pioneer. Immigrating from Jamaica as a young child before settling in Alberta and then moving to Toronto and being recruited by Eastern Michigan. Over his life, he’s helped 100s of young men and women receive scholarships and has built a school for young children in his home country of Jamaica. We thank him immensely for sitting down with us at The Jaleel Sobers Show.

0:00:000:09:10 – Who is Wayne Dawkins?

0:09:110:16:20 – Quitting & Getting Started in Basketball

0:16:210:20:42 – Toronto Basketball & Recruitment Process

0:20:430:23:23 – Best Player ever faced

0:23:240:30:41 – Getting the All-Canada Classic started

0:30:420:37:24 – Coaching Experiences

0:37:250:46:49 – Women’s Basketball

0:46:500:51:47 – NBA Bound Canadian Players

0:51:480:59:06 – Faith

0:59:071:04:35 – Racism

1:04:351:12:00 – Making Money off young kids

1:12:011:14:20 – Backlash from Toronto Coaches

1:14:211:19:00 – What responsibility does a coach have to their player?

1:19:011:22:23 – Thoughts on Canada Basketball

1:22:231:27:20 – What is P.H.A.S.E. 1?

1:27:211:39:30 – P.H.A.S.E. 1 ten years from now

1:39:311:45:30 – Biggest accomplishment

1:45:311:49:00 – How do you wanna be remembered?

1:49:011:52:50 – Coaching challenges

1:52:512:00:16 – Denham Brown

2:00:172:04:00 – Jevohn Shepherd

2:04:002:07:31 – What do you miss?

2:07:32 – Thank You

Wayne Dawkins

Wayne Dawkins is the Founder of P.H.A.S.E. 1 Youth Association in Toronto, Canada and CEO of P.H.A.S.E 1 Athletics based out of Phoenix, Arizona. He is a former NCAA basketball player with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and a concentration in Sociology. For over 25 years Wayne's has assisted hundreds of student-athletes and professional athletes on their journey to achieving their greater goals through the development of community teams, programs, and events to facilitate their needs.

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