As the Blue Wave Girls Program Director, Diana will focus on player development, recruitment and training of coaches, team building and creating a positive environment for our female players to develop their skills and prepare them for a successful basketball career in high school and beyond.
Diana grew up in Portland, ME where she attended Deering High School. She played varsity basketball for four years and was a captain if two Class A State Championship teams.
Diana continued her education and playing career at Colby College. Diana was a thousand point scorer at Colby (1,063 points) and was an integral part of her team’s success.
Since graduating from Colby in 2013, Diana has been coaching basketball at the high school, middle school, and elementary school levels for various programs including Greely High School, Hot Shots Sports in Chicago, IL, and Southern Maine Shock.
She is currently the Varsity Girls Basketball coach at Westbrook High School. Diana is excited to return to Blue Wave as she was previously a coach and then the Head of Player Development for the girls program from 2013-2015.
Director of Basketball Operations
Coach Canty attended and played basketball at Bridgton Academy as well as Merrimack College. He has spent the last decade coaching basketball as well as being a personal trainer to kids of all ages from middle school to professional. Some of his coaching experience includes the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Wheelock College, Eastern Nazarene College as well as a time in Ireland at the Men’s & Women’s Basketball Super League.
Blue Wave Basketball is excited to have Coach Canty in the program, he will be coaching high school teams this fall as well as running camps and clinics.