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Pasha Bains

Co-Founder of Drive Basketball

Pasha Bains has a Master's degree in Coaching from UBC & played NCAA Div. 1 at Clemson Univ. in the ACC. He's the all-time leading scorer in B.C. tourney history & MVP in Richmond's '98 BC title. Pasha was named Canada MVP at SFU. He's SFU's all-time career avg. scorer & Canada West top scorer in UBC's 20-0 season. Pasha has been named 'Top 10 Richmondite', 'Best Player of the '90's' & was recently inducted into the Richmond Wall of Fame. know more

Chad Clifford

Co-Founder of Drive Basketball

Chad Clifford, co-founder of Drive Basketball, was the former AAA MVP, while leading the White Rock Christian Warriors to the AAA Provincial title. Chad played NCAA Div. 1 at St. Francis (PA). He graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) completing his degree in Human Kinetics. He was a member of the basketball team at UBC that completed a perfect 20-0 regular season in Canada West play and earned the Pacific Division title. know more






"I have coached for some 30 years and know when I see quality instruction. You run an excellent camp."

Caroline H
– Summer Camp Parent


“We have participated in many sports and different levels of camps and yours are extraordinary.”

Sarah R
- Summer Camp Parent


“My boys took a week of DRIVE Summer Camp at the Richmond Oval and loved it! DRIVE is sick! (their words). :)”

Laura K
- Summer Camp Parent


“Watching your program, I just want to sincerely say that you guys do an amazing job of teaching and coaching."

NCAA Div I Head Coach
- During Summer Evaluation Period

Longtime DRIVE standout @rokomaric_ has been one of the best players in our entire program the past 8+ years!

He is coming off his best AAU season ever last Spring & Summer.

Expect a huge Spring & Summer this year for one of BC's best! 🙏🔥🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

🎥 @_thriveproductions

Longtime DRIVE standout @sartajbhangu_ is coming off a great HS season and is ready for a big AAU Spring & Summer!

One of the best young prospects in BC! 🙏🔥🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam


Great to see hundreds of DRIVE members out to meet NBA Legend Gary Payton yesterday at Best Buy in Richmond!

The Glove was very personable and gracious w/ all the DRIVE kids.

Thanks GP! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Footage of DRIVE Alum Miguel Tomley's Sophomore NCAA D1 season for Idaho State.

One of the best guards to ever come out of BC! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Two UBC basketball stars @tobi_akinkunmi_ & DRIVE Alum @jameswoods1193 at the sold-out DRIVE Vancouver Spring Break Camp.

It's Friday Fun Day across all the locations of DRIVE Spring Break Camps today 🤩

Thanks to all the DRIVE Coaches & Players for a great week! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

The partnership everyone in Western Canada wanted! 🤝🙏🔥🇨🇦🏀

@drivebasketball @genesisbasketball @uplaycanada

🎥 @angadflix

**Announcement** DRIVE Basketball, Genesis Basketball & UPlay Canada are entering into a multi-year exclusive partnership! 🤝

The partnership will include the establishment of a Western Canada All-Star team called the UPlay Western Alliance.

This 17U team will play in the inaugural EYCL which is part of the prestigious Nike EYBL circuit. The EYCL is an exclusive league that will include 16 of the top AAU clubs in North America.

There were over 10,000+ applicants to join this circuit!

The EYCL will include only a 17U division this Spring, but will expand to 15U, 16U and 17U next year. The UPlay Western Alliance will include 15U, 16U & 17U teams in the Spring of 2024.

This years 17U Western Alliance team will play in the EYBL/EYCL sessions in Atlanta, Phoenix, Memphis & Peach Jam in South Carolina (if qualified).

We are very excited about this partnership and the opportunities this will provide this Spring & Summer and beyond. The Nike EYBL is the premier platform for grassroots AAU basketball and has been the home for future NBA lottery picks and superstars for many years.

Players in Western Canada now have the chance to play at the highest levels of AAU basketball.

Bright future ahead! 🇨🇦🙏🔥🏀 #DriveFam

Congrats to DRIVE Alum @migueltomley who finished his Sophomore NCAA season for Idaho State as one of the leading scorers in the conference.

Miguel will be one of the top returning scorers in the conference next year for his Jr. Season.

Expect big things ahead for Miggy! 🙏🇨🇦🔥🏀 #DriveFam

"The difference in your game."

Back by popular demand is our DRIVE Elite Camp March 18 & 19th at the Oval.

The camp will be a great way to sharpen up and improve before the Spring & Summer AAU season.

The two day camp will focus primarily on individual moves & shooting. It will include games and also a 3 on 3 portion designed for more game like repititions.

The Winter Elite camp sold out and this camp is already filling up. Register now to ensure yourself a spot!

All registration for the Elite Camp and our Spring Break Camps starting next week can be done at our official DRIVE Basketball website at 🙏🔥🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

DRIVE Spring Programs registration is in full swing for all our locations across the Lower Mainland!

This Spring we will have DRIVE Club Teams, DRIVE Training Academy & DRIVE Leagues available in:

📍 Richmond
📍 Langley
📍 Surrey
📍 Tri-Cities
📍 New West
📍 Burnaby
📍 Vancouver
📍 White Rock

DRIVE Club Team Tryouts (U10-U17) begin this week and continue throughout March.

Make sure you check the location you want to play out of and register for those specific tryouts. We have seperate tryouts at each of our locations.

The DRIVE Training Academy is a very popular program so make sure you register early to ensure yourself a spot, most of the locations sell-out several weeks before the start date.

The DRIVE Basketball Leagues provide an opportunity to play and practice without the commitment of tournaments and travelling. These programs also fill up fast so register early to ensure a spot!

All information for all our Spring Programs can be found at our official DRIVE Basketball website at

Let's get ready for a Spring full of hoops! 🔥🇨🇦🙏🏀 #DriveFam

#Repost @lehigh_mens_basketball
📚Books, blocks and boards!

Congratulations to @d.parolin on being named to the Academic All-@patriotleague Team! #GoLehigh


#Repost @ubc_mbb
Congratulations to our guard, James Woods for being named Canada West’s 1st Team All-Star.

James has been stellar all season averaging 19.6pts. He has clutched up in key moments of the season such as shooting the tying 3 to send the game to OT against UofA (12.03.22) or scoring 33pts against NCAA I UNLV in preseason.

Keep reaching new heights, Boy Wonder 🚀

#UBCmbb #GoBirdsGo #ReadyforWar

#Repost @beavermbb
Not in KC's Kingdom! 🙅‍♂️

KC Ibekwe heads into the final 2 games of the regular season 4th on Oregon State's freshman blocks list!


Huge congrats to our DRIVE Richmond U13 Elite II squad for winning the U13 Silver Division in the BCCBA league! 🏆

The boys finished 11-1 in the regular season & played two great games in the playoffs to take home the Championship! 👊

Great job by all the DRIVE Coaches who helped guide these boys! 🙏🇨🇦🔥🏀 #DriveFam

📸 @bchoopsca

Calling all girl basketball players! ⛹️‍♀️

DRIVE Girls Spring & Summer Club Team tryouts will take place March 27th & 29th at the Richmond Oval.

The inaugural DRIVE Girls squad continues to improve and are coming off a Winter season where they won 4 Championships! 🏆

This Spring, the DRIVE Girls teams will play a competitive schedule of events locally and also get some experience playing in the USA! 🇺🇸

We are looking forward to continuing to have more girls participate in DRIVE!

Our upcoming DRIVE Spring Break Camps are filling up fast and they include a record number of girls!

Go to our official DRIVE Basketball website at to register for DRIVE Girls tryouts! 👊🔥🙏🏀🇨🇦 #DriveFam


We are excited to announce the DRIVE Richmond Spring & Summer Club Teams schedule.

These are some of the tournaments our DRIVE Richmond U10-U17 Elite I, II & Flight teams will attend this Spring & Summer!

Go to our official DRIVE Basketball website to see the specific teams that will attend each of the events as well as schedules for our teams from all our other DRIVE locations!

Our Nike Teams full schedule will be announced soon! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

**Mark the Dates** 🗓️

DRIVE Richmond Spring & Summer AAU tryouts will take place beginning in March. Tryouts will be for our DRIVE Boys U10-U17 Elite I, II & Flight teams run out of the Oval.

Tryouts for all other DRIVE locations have also been posted on our official DRIVE Basketball website.

Go to to register for DRIVE Richmond tryouts & tryouts for all our other DRIVE locations.

This is the Spring & Summer you have been waiting for!

Get your game ready and show up ready to play! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Congrats to the DRIVE White Rock U10 Elite I team for winning the top division at the SBMC Metropolis tournament! 🏆

This squad is one of the best youth teams we have in DRIVE. They are part of a loaded U10 age group across all our locations.

This team has now won 4 tournament championships in a row, including playing up a year (U11) in our recent DRIVE tournament!

Great job by all players and coaches! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Huge congrats to the DRIVE U11 Girls squad for winning the U12 Girls Division in the SBMC Metropolis Classic! 🏆

The girls came up BIG in the Championship finals against a very tough Eagles U12 squad! 👊

Proud of the girls for doing so well as our first DRIVE Girls group & playing against older teams! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Huge congrats to our DRIVE Richmond U10 Elite II squad for winning the BCCBA league! 🏆

The whole squad played amazing in the final! 👊

Really proud of them for being a great team & stepping up in a big game!

Great job by all the DRIVE Coaches who have helped develop this group! 🙏🇨🇦🔥🏀 #DriveFam

📸 @bchoopsca

**Announcement** DRIVE Basketball and UPlay Canada are entering into a multi-year exclusive partnership! 🤝

The partnership will include access to the prestigious NIKE EYBL platform and also to the invite only Middle School Made Hoops West circuit presented by NIKE as UPLAY-DRIVE.

These are the best HS & Youth Circuits in the world! 🌎

DRIVE will assist in running an annual Signature Elite Camp and also a Canadian invite only Middle School Signature League in BC. 🏆

We are extremely excited about this partnership and what it means for Western Canada basketball. 🇨🇦

We have several more BIG announcements about our U15-U17 teams coming soon! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam #UPlay #NIKE

This years ad for the BC Provincial Championships features DRIVE Alumni who were named BC MVP 🏆

Good luck to everyone on the road to the LEC! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

The U10 & U11 age group is loaded at DRIVE across all our locations.

The LEC U10/U11 Elite I team is amazing!

So many talented players on this squad that play so well together.

They won the U11 top division in this weekends DRIVE tournament that was full of great teams.

A DRIVE squad to watch for the future! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

Huge congrats to our DRIVE U11 Girls squad who won the U12 Division in the BCCBA league 🏆

There were some intense playoff games and Championship games at SFU!

Really proud of these girls who continue to improve as a team! 🔥🇨🇦🙏🏀 #DriveFam

📸 @bchoopsca

Mark the Dates 🗓️

We begin our Spring & Summer AAU/Club news by announcing the dates for our Spring & Summer DRIVE tournaments ☀️

Our DRIVE tournaments will include Gold, Silver & Bronze divisions for U10-U17 boys & divisions for U11-U12 Girls.

More announcements, including our competition schedule for our DRIVE teams will be announced soon! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

DRIVE Alum @d.parolin has been playing very well for Lehigh since the start of the new year.

Here's a clip of Dom scoring a big basket during a recent intense Patriot League game.

Dom is another graduate of Centennial who had a great DRIVE career and is now flourishing in NCAA Div. 1.

Huge credit to DRIVE Associate Director @lucians24 for his role in developing both @d.parolin & @kc.ibekwe.

Centennial is big man U! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

DRIVE Alum @jameswoods1193 continues to be one of the best scorers in Canada while leading @ubc_mbb to a 9 game winning streak! 🔥🙏🏀🇨🇦 #DriveFam ...

Great words for DRIVE Alum @kc.ibekwe during the Oregon State Vs Arizona game tonight!

The announcers are saying what we've all known for several years!

Proud of you KC! 🔥🙏🇨🇦🏀 #DriveFam

DRIVE Alum @kc.ibekwe only 18 years old, a year from playing BC High School basketball for Centennial & a few months from playing DRIVE AAU is doing this in the PAC-12.

KC finished with 9 points, 7 rebounds and 1 block in 11 minutes.

Way to go KC! 🔥🙏🏀🇨🇦 #DriveFam

DRIVE Alum @kc.ibekwe provided a big spark for Oregon State in a win over Colorado in Pac 12 action last night!

KC filled the stat sheet with 4 points, 5 rebounds & 5 blocks in 19 mins! 🔥🙏🏀🇨🇦 #DriveFam


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