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Morgan Johanson

Temiskaming Thunder U16 Girls Assistant Coach

+1 (705) 544-3981

Introducing Morgan, the embodiment of a sports enthusiast and community champion, from Englehart. With immense excitement, she takes on the role of coaching the Temiskaming Thunder basketball program. Her passion lies in nurturing athletes and community members, fostering their growth and love for the game of basketball.

Morgan Johanson

Morgan was born and raised in town of Englehart, sports became an integral part of Morgan's life from a young age. Throughout her high school years at Englehart High School, she actively participated in various sports where she attended OFSAA for Basketball, Volleyball and Track and Field.

Eager to pursue her academic interests, Morgan moved to London, Ontario, to pursue an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Digital Marketing. During her time in London, Morgan worked diligently with the Fanshawe Men's Basketball program for four years. This experience allowed her to develop invaluable skills in coaching and team management.

Morgan's ambition led her to explore new opportunities in the realm of high-performance sports. She joined the Canadian Olympic Committee athlete wellness Program Game Plan, where she gained valuable experience working with non-profits, National and Provincial sport organizations, and understanding the intricacies of the sports world at the highest level.

Fuelled by her passion for technology, Morgan eventually transitioned to a role in the tech industry. This allowed her to return to her roots in Temiskaming Shores, where she could continue coaching and volunteering in her community. For the past three years, Morgan has been coaching Junior Girls basketball and Senior Boys basketball at former rival school TDSS (Temiskaming District Secondary School). Her dedication to the young athletes extends beyond the school environment, as she volunteers with youth league basketball and actively supports various local recreational activities.

Our Coaching Team.

The Temiskaming Thunder Coaches is comprised of former varsity athletes, local coaches, active Northern Ontario community members, parents, friends and professionals. All of whom demonstrate a strong commitment in developing a program that provides accessibility to the sport of basketball to Northern Ontario youth.

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