This season, North Toronto Basketball has enlisted the help of Tom Oliveri and Anthony Atletico (bios below) to provide our coaches with mentoring and to provide optional additional player skills development.
Coach Tom Oliveri
Tom Oliveri was the Head Coach of the York University Men’s Basketball Team from 2010 – 2017. Tom took over the reins of the men’s basketball program for the 2010-11 season after previous head coach Bob Bain retired following an illustrious 37-year career with the Lions. Oliveri was named the full-time permanent replacement for the team in February 2011.
Oliveri was head coach (Ontario Central Region) for Canada Basketball’s Centre for Performance (CP) from 2009-2015. He was also the head coach of basketball development for the York South Silver Knights basketball club and is a certified teacher with the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
Oliveri holds a master’s degree in kinesiology and coaching. Before coming to work with the Lions, he coached and taught for eight years at Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School, where his teams won seven TDCAA championships, an OFSAA bronze medal and two end-of-season top 10 national rankings.
As a head coach of the U17 Ontario men’s provincial team, Oliveri led Ontario to back-to-back gold medals at the Canadian Juvenile National Championship in 2002 and 2003. A certified master course conductor / master learning facilitator and Level 4/5 certified, he holds the formal designation of a Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC).
Coach Anthony Atletico
Anthony Atletico was an assistant coach with the York University men’s basketball program from 2015-2017, returning to the University where he earned a bachelor of arts degree. He also holds a master’s degree in education and is currently a high school teacher.
Anthony is a Level 3 certified basketball coach. He has also coached with Canada Basketball’s Junior Academy and with Ontario Basketball’s Centre for Performance.
He has worked at the club level as an assistant with the North Toronto Huskies JUEL team, winning a championship in 2012 and a bronze medal in 2011.