Barnaby Craddock, the University of the Fraser Valley men's basketball coach has been named to the 2012 U17 men's national coaching staff for the FIBA U17 World Championships, June 29 to July 8 in Lithuania.
This marks the second straight summer Craddock will work with a Canadian national program.
Last year he assisted UBC's head coach Kevin Hanson with the CIS World University Games team that earned a silver medal in Shenzhen, China.
Craddock will assist McGill University's head coach Dave DeAveiro with the 2012 cadet squad.
Last year Craddock coached the Cascades to the program's highest finish in their six-year affiliation with the CIS.
UFV finished fourth overall, losing the 'Final 8' bronze medal game by three points to St. Francis Xavier University 89-86.
The Cascades finished the Canada West regular season 13-5, good for second place in the Pacific Division.
After a dramatic come from behind victory over Lethbridge in the quarter-finals, UFV defeated Victoria 63-62 to earn the school's first invitation to the CIS 'Final 8' championship in Halifax.
Under Craddock, UFV won its first ever game at the CIS national championships defeating Lakehead, 83-71, in the quarterfinals.