Académie Ste-Cécile

Phone: 519-969-1291


Boys Prep Basketball

Ste-Cecile Prep Basketball is starting a new boys program next season in 2024-25. This new boys prep team will play +50 games across the Eastern USA and Canada with excellent exposure to NCAA at all levels and USports in Canada. Coach Ambers has built a network at the next level over the past 15 years coaching AAU basketball in the US. Coach Ambers was a US scholarship student-athlete and went on to play professionally in France.


To provide elite level training, competition, education and exposure to premier high school basketball student-athletes, and in turn raise the entire basketball environment in Ontario and Canada.


The Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA) consists of 20 prestigious prep schools and academies in Ontario that play at two separate divisions. The OSBA will consist of 4 weekend showcases throughout the season along with individual home and away games against divisional teams for a total of 20 games.


Ste-Cecile Prep will participate in 3-4 prep tournaments throughout the season to enhance exposure against different schools in the USA and Canada.

Exhibition Games

Ste-Cecile Prep will play an array of games with other prep schools in Canada and the USA especially in the Detroit and Michigan region.


• 300 on-court practice hours

 150 hours of individual skill development and strength training

 90 minutes video analysis weekly

• +50 league, tournament, showcase and exhibition games

• Nutritional and mental training seminars


• Indoor Gym

 Fitness Workout Room

• Tennis Courts

• Soccer Field / 400m track

Head Coach – Mark Ambers

Coach Ambers grew up in Toronto where he had a very successful high school career playing at Eastern Commerce and winning an OFSSA Championship. Coach Ambers was the Toronto High School Player of the Year in 1993-94 and 94-95. He was an NCAA scholarship student-athlete in the USA after his high school career. He went on to play 4 seasons of professional basketball in France and then entered the coaching ranks working within the Ontario Junior Development program in Toronto. He followed up creating his own AAU teams in Toronto playing in US competition before moving to Virginia where he coached 12 years at the AAU level. Mr. Ambers son is currently playing Div. 1 football at Texas A&M Commerce.