John Dore has been head coach of the Concordia Stingers Basketball team since the 1989-1990 season. He has taken the Concordia Stingers to the national championship tournament 10 times, and won the national crown in 1990, and placed second in 1995 and 2005.
In 1995, he was named University Coach of the Year, by the Foundation for Quebec University Athletics.
John was Assistant Coach of Canada's Junior Men’s National Team, in 1998, and led several national teams, including Canadian entries at World University Games (Universiade) and the Maccabiah Games (with Glen Grunwald, former general manager of the Toronto Raptors). He has also been president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches of Canada and an international committee member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, U.S.A.
- Concordia University Media Relations, John Dore
- Concordia University Stingers, John Dore, Men's Basketball Coach[permanent dead link]
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