GPRC Wolves Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Evan Lloyd has been steadily working to build his roster for the 2019-20 season.
He is pleased to announce the signing of the below recruits to the Men’s Basketball program.
Tomislav Stojcic is joining the men’s basketball program this 2019-20 season. Hailing from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Tomislav is looking forward to joining the Wolves and learning from the experienced coaching staff and returning players.
Tomislav helped his team win at the Dover Bay Invitational this last season, and secured the title of Top Male Athlete in 2015. Enrolled in GPRC’s Kinesiology program, Tomislav said he chose GPRC because of the great selection of academic programs. He is excited to get started.
Head Coach Evan Lloyd is looking forward to having rookie Tomislav out on the court in the upcoming season.
“Tom is a great young addition to this year’s squad, he will provide some length and ability to space the floor for his teammates. We are all excited to have him on board.”
Welcome to the pack, Tomislav.
The Wolves kick off their season with their first game on November 1-2 vs. Concordia Thunder.
Joining the squad from St. Albert, Alberta, Noe Tchomo is bringing a ton of great experience to the pack.
Most recently, over the last two years, Noe has played with the Ameba Starr Basketball Association in his hometown and brought home multiple tournament wins and achievements.
He is excited to join the wolf pack and start his post-secondary journey at GPRC where he will be studying Engineering. Noe is looking forward to playing his first year post-secondary and learning from the older guys both academically and out on the court.
Noe states, “I chosen GPRC because the campus was great and it was a good first step towards my academic career.”
Head Coach Evan Lloyd is looking forward to having rookie Noe out on the court in the upcoming season.
“Noe is an athletic guard that has the ability to create his own shot and generate some pressure on the defensive end. We are excited to bring him in and work with him going forward.”
Welcome to the pack, Noe.
GPRC Wolves are excited to welcome Nathan Kurikilodil to the pack. Hailing from Edmonton, Nathan is bringing some excellent experience to the Wolves. Nathan helped his Junior Men’s team bring home Silver in Metro in 2017 and is looking forward to getting to play again on a tight-knit team.
“I chose GPRC in order to attain a variety of opportunities because of the wide range of programs available there,” said Nathan when asked why he picked Grande Prairie to continue his education. Nathan is planning on starting his Bachelor of Kinesiology/Education at GPRC.
He is most looking forward to developing his skills and learning more about the game of basketball from the experienced coaching staff and returning players. Nathan is also excited to play at a higher level of competition.
GPRC Wolves Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Evan Lloyd is looking forward to watching Nathan develop on the court.
“We are excited to welcome Nathan to the team. He is a strong guard that has a quick release and who will provide depth and an eagerness to the team. Nathan is always willing to improve himself and help the people around him.”
Welcome to the pack, Nathan.
Grande Prairie local recruit Brandon Lyons is bringing a ton of awesome experience to the wolf pack this upcoming season. Having been a part of the Wolves Club program for the last four years, it’s no surprise Brandon stated he was excited to come to GPRC because “it’s a great environment with great coaches and it feels like home”.
Brandon also played the role of Captain on his Peace Wapiti Academy high school team and took home MVP in the 2017 season.
He is looking forward to starting his post-secondary journey at GPRC and work towards his Kinesiology/Education degree. He is excited to continue to grow at the sport he loves and get the chance to compete at a high level.
We caught up with GPRC Wolves Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Evan Lloyd who is delighted to have Brandon join the squad.
“Brandon is a very hard working athlete with a positive attitude,” said Lloyd. “He will bring depth and a higher level of competition to practice. We are excited to have him.”
Welcome to the pack, Brandon.
Say hello to Bryce Hardisty-Phillips as we welcome him to the wolf pack.
Bryce hails from High Prairie and will be joining the Wolves for the 2019-2020 season. He’s no stranger to the GPRC gym however taking home the Player of the Game title for the 2019 High School All-Star game hosted at the College in March.
Bryce also earned the multiple tournament MVP titles and the Leading Scorer title two years in a row for his high school team, the E.W. Pratt Chargers in 2018 and 2019.
He is excited to start his journey at GPRC in the Kinesiology program and continue to learn and build his skills on the court. When asked why he chose GPRC, Bryce stated, “I like the idea of a smaller school where everyone knows everyone and I can be closer to my family and friends.” Bryce states he’s already dedicated to “do whatever I can to help my team succeed” in this upcoming season.
Neil Barry, E.W. Pratt High School’s basketball coach said: “Bryce is a complete player on both ends of the floor and also is an extremely hard worker on and off the court.”
GPRC Wolves Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Evan Lloyd couldn’t agree more. “Bryce is a great addition to the Wolves squad he adds quickness, the ability to shoot and a willingness to learn and develop his game.”
Welcome to the pack, Bryce.
Next up, Say hello to Saxon Joyes as we welcome him to the wolf pack.
Stony Plain recruit, Saxon Joyes has been added to the roster. Saxon is bringing a ton of experience to the pack and is known as an all-star by his teammates and coaches. Most recently, Saxon took home the title of Metro Edmonton All-Star in 2019 for the second year in a row. Before that, he achieved the Memorial Senior Basketball award in 2018.
He is excited to join the wolf pack and start his post-secondary journey at GPRC where he will be studying Business Administration with an interest in Financial Investment. Saxon is looking forward to lacing up in front of fans in the GPRC gym and continuing to improve his game every time he hits the court.
Saxon states, “I chose GPRC because of my great first impression of the campus, coaching staff and players.”
Head Coach Evan Lloyd is looking forward to having rookie Saxon out on the court in the upcoming season.
“Saxon is going to be an excellent addition to the team. He brings an eagerness to improve his game, an excellent work ethic and incredible competitiveness. We’re looking forward to welcoming Saxon to the team.”
Welcome to the pack, Saxon.