Coach Magdanz has spent the last 6 seasons as the Head Coach of the MacEwan University Griffins. During that time, he has helped the Griffins become a competitor within U SPORTS. This summer he is also coaching the Alberta Basketball U17 provincial team and has worked with the Senior Women’s national team for the past 4 summers.
During his time with MacEwan University he has led them to the best record for any incoming team as well as a playoff birth in 2015-16 against cross town rivals University of Alberta. The Griffins have had a numbers players become successful graduates including Denzel James, who was the first Griffin to play professionally.
BAKER ELITE CONNECTION
Coach Magdanz was an Assistant Coach for the University of Alberta for 2 seasons during Coach Baker’s university career. In their final season together (2011-12), the University of Alberta won the Canada West Conference Championship and made it all the way to the National Championship Game.