Melanie Rakochy

Melanie is the Co-Founder of Rangers Basketball Club.  Melanie is a former player at the University of Saskatchewan and also played semi-professional basketball in The Netherlands.  She has coached over 40 seasons of elite basketball with various clubs, schools and organizations including Basketball Alberta, Basketball Saskatchewan, Basketball Nova Scotia, the Calgary Selects, as an assistant at the college level, and of course with Rangers Basketball Club.  Recently she is spending more and more time expanding her knowledge and network by coaching in the United States and Internationally with PGG (Point Guard College) in Arizona, the Future 50 in Texas, the Nike Phenom 150 Camp in California, the Aspire Basketball Showcase in Alberta and by running a basketball clinic with Brendan in Australia.  The less interesting part of her life includes being a Chartered Accountant and working as the CFO of Iron Horse Energy Services.

Tournaments 2019

U15 Girls Swish 'n Dish Tournament & U13 Girls Queens of the Court Tournament

We are constantly striving to make our tournament the most exciting, unique, organized and competitively appropriate tournament you will attend all season!
Register early as we fill up quickly!

Swish ‘n Dish (U15G)

May 24-25, 2019

Swish n Dish

Queens of the Court (U13G)

June 21-22, 2019

Queens of the Court

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Posted on 01/13/19

Toughness is a word that gets thrown around a lot and often has different meanings to different people.  What is toughness in the basketball context? 

New season starts
Posted on 11/16/18

As our Community Season begins along with the start to High school and Junior high basketball competitions a few quotes always come to mind from both ...

Why do you pay for your kids to play sports?
Posted on 09/01/18
"One of my friends asked "Why do you pay so much money for your kids to do all their sports”? Well I have a confession to make; I don't pay for my kid


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