George Papadakos Specialized Small-Group Training


Only online registrations will be accepted

Small-Group training will resume in the fall of 2022.


Co-Ed Specialized Small-Group training offered by Silver Knights Basketball Club

INSTRUCTOR: George Papadakos


Looking for ways to improve individual skills under the guidance of a highly skilled and experienced instructor and coach? George Papadakos top level FIBA coach, NCAA player, and 12-year professional will once again be offering small-group training opportunities for novice-, atom-, bantam-, and midget-aged boys and girls. The program is designed to not only improve a player’s individual offensive skills, but to help players become better teammates and play with more confidence, more intelligence and more character. Each player will be evaluated at the beginning of the session and progress will be monitored. Detailed and comprehensive feedback will be provided at the end of the each session.


Jean Vanier CHS (10475 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill) – Saturdays
Unionville High School (210 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham) – Sundays

Small-Group training will resume in the fall of 2022.


George Papadakos Profile:

George Papadakos (7′ 0” 270 lbs)


  • Former All Canadian from Toronto’s St Michaels College School
  • Graduated from Michigan State University as an Academic All American honorable mention.  Averaged 10.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks per game his senior year
  • First played for the Canadian Senior Men’s team as a 19 year old.  Played for Canada until 1985-86
  • Invited to the NBA’s Detroit Pistons training camp in 1989
  • Proceeded to become a naturalized Greek citizen. Played for the Greek Senior Men’s team until 1994
  • Played 12 years professionally in Greece mostly for European power Olympiacos


  • Holder of top-level FIBA coaching license since 2001
  • Coached Men’s and Women’s teams professionally in Greece for 7 years
  • The last 5 years was both the Senior and Junior Boy’s coach for St Lawrence High School in Athens
  • Personal trainer for basketball since 2006
  • Five time Greek League Champion, League All-Star, Greek Cup Champion

Other Notables

  • Recently moved back to Canada with his family

For more information please contact:

Sam Bongiorno
Director of House Leagues
York South Silver Knights Basketball Club