Our Banquet Speaker – Ransford Brempong

Ransford Brempong is a basketball savant and lifer of the game.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Thornhill, Ontario, Brempong was cultivated in the extremely competitive Toronto basketball scene in the last 90’s/early 2000’s.

Brempong was a five year starter at NCAA Div1, Western Carolina University, where he broke the conferences all time shot block record. He then went on to play on the Canadian National Team for 8 yrs.

Brempong also played professionally until the age of 39, playing in Europe for 6 yrs before playing his last season for the Vancouver Bandits in the inaugural season of the CEBL. He has been the colour commentator for the Bandits broadcasting team for the past 3 seasons.

Ransford has lived in Vancouver for the past 12 yrs. He continues to give back to the game as he currently coaches local high school ball at St. Thomas Aquinas, runs his basketball club program WCT HOOPS, and is raising his young family with his wife Felicity. He has three kids. Quentin (11), Kya (9), and Moses (7).

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