Meet the Team
Mihai Raducanu holds a Business Marketing and a Business Management degree from Coastal Carolina University where he was NCAA Division I basketball player. He also holds a Masters Degree from Canisius College in Sports Administration. He is the Founder and President of No Limit Performance Basketball Inc. Mihai has the ability to better the mental approach and on court abilities of all basketball players he comes in contact with through continuous education and attention to detail.
Mike Hurley grew up on Fonthill, Ontario playing basketball in the PelhamWelland club minor basketball system where he won two Ontario provincial titles. Mike was one of the most highly recruited basketball players in the province while playing for E.L Crossley where he played on the senior team for four (4) years being named team MVP each year including the last year when he led his team to an OFSAA appearance. He was part of the Ontario Provincial team in grade 11, 12 and 13. His collegiate playing career was spent between Niagara College and Brock University. He is in the Hall of Fame at Niagara College.
Courtney began playing basketball at the age of 7 with the Pelham Panthers Basketball Association. During her years as a panther, she contributed to two OBA championships. Courtney has been involved with the BDP, MDP, and JDP Provincial programs which develops elite players skills in Ontario. This lead to being a part of team Niagara for the Ontario Summer Games Championships in 2008, where the team was awarded gold. During Courtney’s high school years at Notre Dame College School she started playing for the Junior team leading them to a 301 record and receiving the rookie of the year award. Moving into her final three years of high school she played Senior basketball as well as playing for the Niagara Red Raiders JUEL team. After graduating, Courtney was recruited to play for the St. Francis Xavier
XWomen basketball team in Antigonish, NS. During her four years at St. FX University,
Courtney was able to play in two AUS championships and was nominated for Defensive Player of the Year in 2015.
Brittany MacFarlaneManager/Program Coordinator
Brittany MacFarlane grew up in Hamilton Ontario, playing rep basketball for Hamilton Transway, attended St Thomas More high school and was a member U15 and U17 Team Ontario, where she was the captain both years they won national championships. She attended Fairfield University in Connecticut, NCAA D1, from 2009-2013, and was the recipient of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference(MAAC) Sixth Player of the year award in her junior year. She was the team captain in both her junior and senior years at Fairfield.
Brittany has been involved with coaching since 2013, coaching various age levels and programs throughout Ontario, such as St Thomas More High Schoo, Lincoln Prep and Blue Star Ontario. She is a certified No Limit Performance trainer.
Mark Walton is the Head Coach for University of Guelph Women’s Basketball team.
Walton is the inspiration and longtime mentor for the No Limit Performance crew. He is welcomed with over 40 years of coaching experience. Walton’s basketball background is highlighted with national and international awards and acclaim earned by defeating many USA Today nationally ranked men’s and women’s teams.
Mark grew up in Hamilton and has been involved in basketball his whole life. In 1968, while attending Cathedral High School, he led his team to victory and an OFSAA championship. He then returned to Cathedral High School to teach, as well as coach the Men’s Basketball team, leading Cathedral to yet more Ontario Men’s High School Championships in 1984, 1994 and 1998. Walton holds a high school coaching record of an astonishing 723-86, with a 100% graduation rate of all his players. He has coached more players to go on to University basketball than any other coach in Canada.
In addition to his outstanding high school coaching career, Mark holds various coaching accolades at both National and International levels. He was Canada Basketball Head Coach for the National Elite Development Academy (NEDA) women from December 2007-May 2009, in which they were the 1st Canadian team to go undefeated on an International tour (France, March 2009). As well, the NEDA women defeated USA Today top 25 Oak Hill Academy 76-51. Walton broke grounds in being the 1st coach to bring a Canadian team to the following tournaments across the United States: Alhambra Catholic Invitational, Maryland;Seacoast International Festival, Mass; Boo Williams Tournament, Virginia; King of the Bluegrass Tournament, Kentucky; Kingdom USA Tournament; Florida and finally, Great Chevy Shootout, Pa. In addition, Walton just finished out one season as the University of New Hampshire Assistant Coach 2010-2011, in which he was responsible for player development and recruiting in Canada and Europe. He also works as a consultant to various basketball coaches and programs including the No Limit Performance staff.
Genille KroekerYouth Development Coach
Her basketball experience started in Startford, Ontario and really took off as a member of the Brock Badgers. During her 5 year university career, she was named team Rookie of the Year, started consistently and took great pride in her role as the team’s defensive specialist. She graduated with a teaching degree in Physical Education and History, and taught at Beacon Christian School for a decade. Genille has coached numerous successful basketball teams and enjoyed leading a basketball Development League for the Niagara Rangers during the last two years. Genille came on board with No Limit Performance in the last year and we’re excited to have her on board as a team member that specializes in Youth Development.
Aleks grew up playing basketball in his native country of Serbia and then continued to hone his skills in Niagara Falls, Canada where he attended Westlane Secondary School. After high school Aleks attended Roberts Wesleyan Redhawks (NCAA DII) for two seasons and has been a member of the Daemen College (NCAA DII) roster for the past two years. He is entering his last season and looking to further his career as a professional player after that. Aleks has been training with No Limit Performance since his senior year in high school and is a certified No Limit Performance trainer.
Steve MagaDirector / Coach
Steve is the DIrector for Maga Basketball (www.magabasketball.com) and the Director for No Limit Performance in the Hamilton and Brantford area. He is one of the most decorated players in McMaster history, Steve Maga was a fourtime OUA West All-Star, three-time All-Canadian and was awarded the Ivor Wynne Award as McMaster Male Athlete of the Year an unprecedented three straight years (1999, 2000 and 2001). Over his four year career, McMaster qualified for the CIS championship every year, winning the silver medal in 1998. Twice named OUA West Player of the Year (1999, 2001), Maga also was a four time allstar at the national tournament. He was a two time nominee (2000, 2001) for the Ken Shields Award for combining academic and athletic excellence with community service, and won the award in 2000. Maga capped off his career by being named the Mike Moser Award recipient as the outstanding player in Canada in 2001.
Clinton grew up playing basketball in London, Ontario where he was regarded as one of the top players in his area and quickly gained recognition as one of the top players in the province. After high school he attended Brock University (CIS) and Gannon University (NCAA DII) for a year each. He then attended Carleton University (CIS) where he won three (3) CIS National Championships as a player. He has been a professional player for the past three (3) seasons. Clinton has been training with No Limit Performance for the past three (3) years and has been a No Limit Performance trainer for the past year.
Whitney GorgesDirector / Coach
Whitney was born and raised in Welland Ontario, Whitney attended Notre Dame High School where she won Female Athlete of the Year and earned AllNiagara Team honors. Whitney won a bronze medal while competing in the Ontario Basketball Association (OBA) Premier division with St. Catharines CYO. She then attended Brock University where she enjoyed a successful career. Was named team captain for 3 years, 2time team MVP and an OUA AllStar in her final year, where she also finished top 5 in the CIS for 3point shooting percentage.
Micayla Drysdale holds a teacher degree in Adolescence Education specializing in History, Physical Education, and Religious studies from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY where she was an NCAA Division 1 Basketball player. She also holds a Masters Degree from Canisius College in Differentiated Instruction. Following her college career, Micayla was the Golden Griffins Graduate Assistant where she held the responsibilities of film coordinator, and travel and accommodations director. Micayla is a personal trainer that has experience training elite athletes in both basketball and soccer, and is a member of Hamilton Sparta's OWSL Regional Premier soccer team. Micayla is dedicated to the mental and physical development of student-athletes on and off the court. She is a No Limit Performance Basketball certified trainer.
Taylor Chiarot was born and raised in Hamilton Ontario, she played rep basketball for Hamilton Transway where she won three OBA gold medals as well as contributing to three AAAA OFSAA gold medals at St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School. She continued her basketball career for five more years at McMaster University where she was a four (4) time OUA Conference All-Star, team captain in her fourth and fifth year as well as being awarded the McMaster Women’s Basketball MVP in 2011 and 2012. Once her career concluded at McMaster, Taylor took her passion to Hamburg Germany where she played professionally for TSV Lamstedt winning the league MVP and scoring title. At the conclusion of her contract Taylor returned home to start her coaching career at Redeemer University College where she has been the assistant coach for the past five years.
Taylor has been involved in coaching for the past five years, coaching at various age levels and programs/schools within Hamilton such as Redeemer University, Bishop Ryan, and St. Thomas More and is currently completing her Bachelor of Education at Niagara University. Taylor is a certified No Limit Performance Basketball Trainer.