The MEGA Team
Program Founder Lezlie States
Lezlie is the founder and director of The Maritime Elite Girls Basketball Academy (MEGA Basketball) and currently a head coach with the program. Her coaching career spans over 25 yrs having coached at various levels from minor through high school. Previously Lezlie has held the following positions:
Assistant Coach with Citadel High Junior Varsity (Provincial Champions 2007-09),
Assistant Coach Basketball Nova Scotia 17U National Team (Silver Medalist 2007),
Head Coach Auburn High School (2009-2011)
Lezlie also holds a Level 2 coaching certificate with The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) as well as The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) both in 2010.
Lezlie gets her most fulfillments from seeing her former players attend university and become successful young ladies.
2020 Coaching Staff
Lezlie States, Head coach U14
Chelsea Wright, Asst. coach U14
Tanya Reddick, Head coach U12
Genevieve Malley, Asst. Coach U12
Tracey Jones-Grant - MEGA Assistant Director/Website editor
Cara Beals - Lead/Social Media
Sherry Jackson-Smith - Lead Program Development