Our Staff

Train with the Best

Jamil Abiad

Founder

Accomplishments:

BISHOPS UNIVERSITY (2010-2015)
SILVER MEDALIST RSEQ
GOLD MEDALIST RSEQ
NATIONALS APPEARANCE (6th)

BISHOP GAITERS GARSMITH AWARD
PROVIGO ROBERT LAFOND ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

PROFESSIONAL CAREER
2015-2016
2017-2018

CURRENTLY:

OTTAWA BLACKJACKS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT COACH (https://www.theblackjacks.ca/bio---jamil-abiad )

GLOBAL BASKETBALL TRAINER ( Jamil Abiad - NL Fitness ) 
UNDER ARMOUR INFLUENCER
NBYMP MENTOR
NEXT LEVEL MEDIA OWNER ( Next Level Media )
UNDER ARMOUR RISING STARS "INSTRUCTOR"

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Jonathan Bermillo

Coach

Accomplishments:


1x CCAA National Champion

1x RSEQ U-Sports Champion

2x team MVP Bishop's University

3x League All-star

Former Professional player in the ABL

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Steve Huibers

Coach

Accomplishments:

Gold Medalist at Ontario Summer Games 2022

Ontario Cup Champions

10+ years coaching experience 

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Ronny Musikitele

Coach

CEO of Skyline Sports Global - Ronny Musikitele has been covering Canadian athletes since 2015. He’s written for Basketball Buzz magazine, U SPORTS, Carleton Ravens, Humber Hawks and more. While attending Carleton University and Humber College, he worked with both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams at both respective schools. After getting an inside look of two of Canada’s top basketball programs, he took what he learned and launched his own sport management company called - Skyline Sports Global. It’s purpose is to help athletes capitalize on their image. While also being a resource for athletes to tap into the sport management industry.

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Ismail Chbibi

Performance & Strength Coach

Ismail “Ish” Chbihi Ismail At Capital Physiotherapy Capital Physiotherapy & Athletic Performance is the owner of and resident Kinesiologist at Capital Physiotherapy & Athletic Performance. With his wealth of clinical and field experience as a Kinesiologist, he works to help athletes maximize their athleticism and prevent injury. Ish’s clinical experience is what makes his approach to Strength & Conditioning/ Training athletes different. Through his extensive assessment tools, Ish develops and conducts High-Performance training protocols for competitive and professional athletes that are truly individualized and tailored to their body’s needs.

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Motayo Mbayo

Coach

Motayo has been around basketball his entire life as a player and is now looking forward to giving back by coaching. He is very keen on development and will put a lot of focus on helping our athletes progress as individuals. 

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Sierra Wright

Nutritionist

Sierra Wright is a Registered Holistic Nutritional Practitioner (R.H.NP), 200hr Yoga Teacher, Pranayama & Breath work Coach and apprenticed Red Seal Chef. 

Her practices focuses on a wholesome, nutrient-dense approach with nutrition that supports the entire body, mind, and soul connection to maximize results. She works with athletes to support their nutritional bioavailability by focusing with the client on a personalized level, understanding their specific needs for overall health success. 

Ensuring requirements are met to optimize stamina, endurance, and overall performance is of the utmost importance when creating meal plans. All clients' dietary preferences - vegan to keto - are fully respected, and she seeks to help them feel their best while assessing thoroughly for nutritional efficiency and overall health success. 

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Ali Bashaa

Coach

Alibasha Is well known around the city for his leadership, coaching abilities and well respected relationships with the youth and adults. Being a city of Ottawa employee it allows him to approach and connect with different communities and youths Involving sports to guide and pass on knowledge to the next generation.

 

2-time OFSAA player of the tournament

2 time city champion

La cité collégial basket-ball team

Bellevue men basketball team Head Coach 

Bellevue Basketball U15 & U19 Senior and juniors champs 2022

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Pharel Pierre

Media Relations

Pharel Pierre comes with a strong passion not only in media but in sports. He is the main videographer for Next Level media and has been with the company for 1 year now. He has shown tremendous upside in his work. Our goal at Believe is to make sure we give all our players the chance and exposure to be seen all across Canada.
Next level media will cover all games throughout the year. This will give our players the opportunity to have game film to send to coaches and give them that extra edge over other players. We are looking forward to working closely with @nlevelmedia