Aaron Doornekamp

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Aaron Doornekamp
2015-03-01 Fraport Skyliners vs Mitteldeutscher BC 07 by Michael Frey.jpg
No. 42 – Iberostar Tenerife
Position Small forward
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1985-12-05) December 5, 1985 (age 31)
Napanee, Ontario
Nationality Canadian / Dutch
Listed height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Career information
High school Ernestown Secondary
College Carleton (2004–2009)
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2012 Pepsi Caserta
2013–2014 New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig
2014–2016 Skyliners Frankfurt
2016–present Canarias
Career highlights and awards

Aaron Doornekamp (born December 5, 1985) is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for Iberostar Tenerife of the Liga ACB. He was one of the greatest players in the history of the Carleton University Ravens men's basketball team.[1] Doornekamp is also a member of the Canadian men's national basketball team.

University career[edit]

He was named CIS Men's Basketball Player of the year[2] and OUA Male Athlete of the Year in 2008.[3] He was a member of the Carleton Ravens national championship teams in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and won the MVP award at the 2007 final eight tournament.[4]

Professional career[edit]

After finishing his college career he signed his first pro contract in Italy for Pepsi Caserta.[5] He played three years with the club. While sidelined with injury in the 2012–13 season, Doornekamp was the assistant coach of the McMaster Marauders Men's Basketball Team.

In August 2013, he signed with the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig from Braunschweig, Germany.[6] In June 2014, he parted ways with them.[7]

On June 29, 2014, he signed with Skyliners Frankfurt for the 2014–15 season.[8] He achieved the 2015–16 FIBA Europe Cup with the German team.[9]

In June 2016, Doornekamp left Germany to sign with Spanish team Iberostar Tenerife.[10]

Canadian national team[edit]

He played in the 2007 Pan-American Games, the 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the 2010 World Basketball Championships and the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship.

Personal[edit]

Doornekamp was married on July 13, 2013 in Burlington, Ontario to Jasmyn Richardson. The couple has one son.

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