Wayne Dawkins - Founder of P1YA

Vision for P.H.A.S.E 1

About Us

P.H.A.S.E. 1 has been organizing and developing community projects for over 18 years, and continues to create new and innovative platforms for funding projects to support, education, health and wellness.


P.H.A.S.E.1 Youth Association is a registered Canadian non-profit operating in Toronto, Ontario. The organization is a social enterprise that majority owns P.H.A.S.E 1 Athletics LLC in Phoenix, Arizona. The distinctive social purpose absolutely remains central to what they do, therefore profits gained are continually reinvested to sustain and further that mission.

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Athletics is a company that utilizes the proprietary P.H.A.S.E. 1 Training System for the development of physical literacy curriculum; to improve the health of obese children, children with autism and children in low income areas that lack access to quality resources. 

Program Development
Wayne Dawkins

Wayne Dawkins

Wayne Dawkins is the Founder and E2 Ambassador for P.H.A.S.E. 1 Youth Association and  CEO of P.H.A.S.E 1 Athletics. He is a former NCAA basketball player with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in Sociology. Mr. Dawkins is the creator of the P.H.A.S.E. 1 Training System the cornerstone of all P.H.A.S.E. 1 physical literacy programs. As the founder of P.H.A.S.E. 1's many projects, Mr. Dawkins remains as consultant for the Canadian organization. 

Kandice Henry

Kandice Henry has over 10 years’ experience in marketing, over 10 years experience with youth and the justice system and over 10 years project management experience within her own companies in addition to being hired by others all through the GTA and overseas. As a graduate from York University she has a B.A in Law and Society. She has worked with a large number of businesses, growing both their social media reach and audience while also assisting in building and structuring their companies from start to finish, either directly or on a consulting basis. 
She also has over 7 years’ experience working with high school students through Big Sisters Toronto, youth within the juvenile criminal system, the Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) and The LIFE Foundation.

Vice President of Program Management
Program Development
Kandice Henry

Our Board

P.H.A.S.E. 1’s team consists of educators, alumni and carefully selected community leaders. Together with strategic organizational partnerships, we oversee the creation and operation of P.H.A.S.E. 1's youth programs and services. As an organization, we believe strongly in the pursuit of higher education, therefore, it is a requirement of our staff to complete additional certifications and credentials to increase our capacity to develop and maintain programs which empower youth. 

Behavior Health/
Grants Funding
Khadija Tappin
Financial Literacy
Financial Literacy
Basil Dawkins
Business Development
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Strategic Planning

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni Committee

Denham Brown - President

Denham Washington Brown[1] (born January 6, 1983) is a Canadian professional basketball player who last played for BC Mures in the Romanian National League. Brown attended Bathurst Heights Secondary School in Toronto, and led the school's AAA basketball team to the Ontario provincial championship in 2000.[2] In his junior year, he averaged 30 points per game (ppg). However, he transferred to West Hill Collegiate Institute for his senior season after Bathurst Heights closed. In 2002, his senior year, Brown was highly celebrated in the media when he scored 111 points in a basketball game against R. H. King Academy. After Brown scored 111 points in a game he was featured in SLAM magazine; not only because of the 111 points, but also because he had committed to an elite college program at the Univ ersity of Connecticut (UConn). Brown was a sophomore at UConn when the Huskies won the 2004 national championship. In his senior year at UConn (2005-06 season), he averaged 10.7 points, 1.3 assists, and 4.4 rebounds per game. In November the Huskies beat Gonzaga to win the Maui Invitational on a last-second jumper by Brown. His season-high came during a game against Villanova in which he scored 23 points. In the regional finals of the 2006 NCAA Tournament, Brown made a last-second lay-up to force overtime against George Mason, but missed a potential game-winning three pointer at the buzzer resulting in an 86-84 loss. During his tenure with the Huskies, Brown had a reputation for being a clutch performer, as well as possessing an above average handle for a wing player. Brown was selected with the 40th pick in the 2nd round in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. After playing two preseason games with totals of eight points and five rebounds with the Sonics, he was waived by the team on October 26, 2006.[3] However, the Tulsa 66ers subsequently used the eighth overall pick in the 2006 NBA D-League Draft on Brown. In his first preseason game with the SuperSonics, Brown scored 8 points in a winning effort against the Portland Trail Blazers. After that game Brown saw little action for the SuperSonics in the preseason appearing in just one more game. He was playing well in the D-League averaging close to 19 ppg for the Tulsa 66ers. On November 7, 2008, Brown was selected with the 9th pick in the first round of the 2008 NBA D-League Draft by the Utah Flash.[4] He began the 2008–09 season with the Dakota Wizards. Brown left the Tulsa 66ers later in the 2006–07 season, and played in a pro league in Turkey for Galatasaray Café Crown. For the 2007–08 season, he signed with the Serie A Italian team Tisettanta Cantù.[5] Brown took his talents to Philippines for three weeks in June 2010, as one of a series of import players for the Philippine Basketball Association's Barangay Ginebra Kings.[6] On August 25, 2010, Polish league champion for two straight years, Asseco Prokom Gdynia, added Brown to their roster. Brown has extensive experience playing on the Canadian national team. He first made the team in 2003 when he was on the roster for the FIBA Americas Qualification Tournament. At the FIBA Tournament he played in ten games, starting none of them; but he averaged 12.4 ppg, 4.2 rebounds per game (rpg), 1.0 assist per game (apg) and 20 minutes per game (mpg). In 2004, he was on the roster for the Four Nations Tournament. At that tournament, he upped his scoring average to 13.8 ppg, while starting all six games and averaging 23.3 mpg, 5.3 rpg, and 1.3 apg. He also played with the team in 2005, but did not play in 2006, as he was attempting to play in NBA. Brown played for the team during the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship.

Tristan Martin - Treasurer