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Nicky Davis

Nicky Davis started coaching basketball with the Brampton Minor Basketball Association in 1987. He is currently an assistant coach at Sheridan College, where he has been since 1994.


Nicky has been in the Canadian National Coaching Team pool since 2012 and travelled with the National Cadet Team as an assistant coach from 2014-2016.

Nicky has been coaching travelling AAU teams since 1990 when he established the Nappy's Basketball Team (1990 - 2006). Since 2006 he has been a head coach with the CIA/Bounce program. 

Outside of basketball Nick is an accomplished journalist and writer. He’s currently the Executive Director of Engagement and Inclusion at the CBC. Previous to that he was Manager of Program Development for CBC, where he was responsible for the ongoing development of local programming in radio, television and online.

Nicky has worked in radio, television and print for the past 33 years covering everything from current affairs to the arts.  He’s worked at CBC for the past 23 years as a reporter and producer -- most notably as Senior Producer for Metro Morning, where Nick was part of the team that made the program the number one morning show in Toronto.

Nicky has published and edited magazines, been a crime reporter, hosted TV and radio programs. He has covered two Olympic Games (Nagano and Sydney) and has taught radio skills to new journalists across the country for CBC. He’s also lectured on journalism at Ryerson University, Seneca College, Sheridan College, and Centennial College.


CERTIFICATION - NCCP Level 2 (Train to Train) Certified – NCCP #579413


EDUCATION - York University, Bachelor of Arts, Sociology 1993



  • Sheridan College, Varsity Assistant Coach, 1994 – present

  • Basketball Canada, Cadet Team, Apprentice Coach, 2014 – 2016

  • CIA/Bounce, Travelling Team, Head Coach, 2006 – present

  • Basketball Canada Coaching Pool, 2012 – present

  • Adidas Nations, Team Canada, Assistant Coach, Summer 2014 

  • Basketball Ontario, Centre for Performance Coach, 2011-2014

  • Gonzaga High School Boys Head Coach, 2010 – 2014

  • St. David’s Blues (1996 Boys), Assistant Coach, 2010 – 2013

  • Mississauga Monarchs (1996 boys), Assistant Coach, 2004 – 2009

  • Oakville Maddawgs Travelling Team (1996 Boys), Head Coach, 2005 - 2008

  • Nappy’s under-19 Boys Summer Team, Head Coach, 1991 - 2006

  • Downsview Secondary School, Bantam and Junior Boys Head Coach, 1992 - 1994

  • Brampton Blue Devils, Rep Head Coach (various ages) 1991 – 2000

  • Brampton Minor Basketball Association, House League, Head Coach, 1987-1991



  • Double Blue Basketball Camp, Director 2000 – 2010

  • Jim Flack Basketball Academy, Director 2004 – 2008

  • Basketball Ontario, JDP Camp 1999 (Coached central region with Tom Oliveri)

  • Basketball Ontario, MDP Camps, Coach  1993 – 1996 (Central Region)

  • Raptors Inaugural Basketball Camp, Camp Director, 1995 (Held at York University)

  • ParDee Basketball Camp 1993 (won championship) (Dee Brown and Robert Parish basketball camp in Boston)

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