Finish Strong basketball was established in 2012 in East Vancouver community. Finish Strong began in the Killarney/ Champlain heights community area.
Founded by David Knight who has worked in the Champlain heights community as a community youth mentor and youth Sports programmer a number of years and has gained his coaching experience from Programs like Night Hoops ,Moresports Fastbreak Basketball , and Basketball B.C. Regional teams. After gaining enough coaching experience and confidence he started his high school coaching career with Killarney secondary for 7 yrs. In those 7 years Coach Knight has helped Killarney win a Vancouver city jr boys Championship in 2014 , and runner ups 2015, 2016, and 3rd place 2017. Coach Knight also was a member of the 2015 jr boys Provincial Championship team as well .
Finish Strong has grown over the years and has branched out into different area’s of east Vancouver communities and helped train hundreds of kids in east Vancouver and in other areas such as Burnaby , New Westminster , and even parts of Surrey.
Finish Strong basketball program is about developing, encouraging , help mentor , guidance, and being committed to showing young ball players the fundamentals of basketball in a high energy, positive , and FUN environment.
Our approach is to give ALL youth an opportunity to play the game they love close to their community and help them achieve their goals and bring out their passion for the game of basketball.
Here at Finish Strong basketball our motto is,
“It’s not how you start, It’s how you FINISH!