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The P.H.A.S.E. 1 Management Committee members are responsible for directing the activity of the organization, ensuring it is well run and delivering the outcomes for which it has been set up. The management committee will provide leadership to the organization by; setting the strategic direction to guide and direct the activities of the organization; ensure the effective management of the organization and its activities; and monitor the activities of the organization to ensure they are in keeping with the founding principles, objects and values.



The Journey Awards Scholarship Committee requires a high level of participation by members and the willingness to objectively judge applications to ensure that recipients are selected in a fair and consistent way. JASC members will bring to the selection process the benefits of their life experience, their diverse outlooks, their community knowledge, and their human touch. JASC members must be willing to spend time individually evaluating and reviewing scholarship applications based on materials that will be supplied. JASC members will learn to use a numerical rating system and submit written notes to keep to document the process and decisions that were made. The JASC is charged with raising scholarship funds, publicizing and soliciting applications, distributing the scholarships, and follow up with recipients.



Ironically the first Mr. Basketball and Coach of the Year Awards were handed out in 1998 by Wayne Dawkins and Co-Founder Chris VanZyl at the Hockey Hall of Fame in downtown Toronto. With Toronto Star reporter, David Grossman on hand to witness as Videl Massiah-Eastern Commerce CI, Wayne Smith-Bathurst CI, Carl English-St Thomas Aquinas, and Steve Morrison-Bathurst CI became the first Mr. Basketball Ontario and Canada Recipients. On that day Bob Maydo-Bathurst Heights CI and Mark Walton-Cathedral HS were present to receive the first Coach of the Year Ontario and Greater Toronto Area (G.T.A.) awards.


In 2000 the annual Journey Awards presentation became a semi-formal awards gala celebration at the start of the annual P.H.A.S.E. 1 All Canada Classic and continued the tradition of recognizing and awarding the efforts of dedicated members in our basketball community. The 2019 Journey Awards Committee Members will be responsible for researching and collecting nominations for national awards from P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Alumni across Canada. Members of the basketball community will have access to a list of alumni that will be available in each province to endorse nominations. Next, the nominees will then be sent to the Journey Awards Committee who will compile the list of nominees and present them online for fan voting. The committee will then be responsible for announcing and presenting the awards to winners.



Hall of Fame inductions are important because they connect the past with the present. Preservation and promotion of an organization's history and tradition is of the utmost importance for any organizations. Inductees serve as a recognition of the “best of the best” and give current youth and families a blueprint for success. The P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni Committee will  preserve the history of positive contributions from past participants from a variety of eras (students, athletes, coaches, teams, organizations & volunteers). Inductees will also include non-P.H.A.S.E. 1 alumni and who have inspired greatness in the generations that followed.


P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Basketball Hall of Fame Committee will adhere to a thorough process for  accurately documenting and crediting the individuals, teams and organizations that have served as building blocks for the growth of Canadian Basketball locally and Globally. The committee will also be responsible for selecting new committee members and have the responsibility of communicating to inductees, their family members and interested parties. The Committee is open to and will consist of a combination of P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni, community coaches, organizational leaders, media members and veterans of the basketball community.



An Elite 1 is the sum of P.H.A.S.E. 1’s acronym (P-otential + H-eart + A-ttitude + S-kills = an E-lite 1). Elite 1’s understand that reaching each goal is a stepping stone to greater goals and persevering through challenges will equip them with the tools necessary to lead others to accomplishing greater goals. The “Journey of an Elite 1” is leadership training and the P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni Committee will consist of “Elite 1’s” who are committed to inspiring and encouraging the next generation of Elite 1's by growing an alumni association that is prominent, respected whose members support youth, parents, coaches, teams, events and organizations in the local community and beyond. The P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni Mentorship Committee is open to all past participants, students, athletes, volunteers & parents of P.H.A.S.E. 1 - Basketball Camps, Clinics, Workshops, Teams, Travel Teams, Academies, Leagues, Training Programs, Talent Shows, Banquets and Awards Gala's and P.H.A.S.E. 1's predecessor organizations Grassroots Canada, Toronto Elite Development, Ball Hawks, Next Level, Prep Stars and Mad Doggz.



The P.H.A.S.E.1 Communications Committee will be responsible for providing content creation.  Members must value the importance of written communication, understand various media and communication tools, and be comfortable using online media as a communication tool. Have strong writing skills and the ability to think creatively. It is important P.H.A.S.E. 1 Communications Committee Members are willing to work within deadlines. Strict adherence to timelines is imperative, since the responsiveness of this committee will influence the success of other committees.