"Rana's signing shows the commitment Ryerson University has made to athletics and the basketball program. Plans apparently are in the making for a modern, new gymnasium with seating of 2,000+ for basketball situated near the Rye campus in downtown Toronto and Rana's signing is the first of many planned milestones for a program now brimming with optimism." — cishoops.caRana has been director of development for Basketball Ontario, which is doing not half-bad these days. Both the boys and girls teams won gold at the under-15 nationals, which is the first step toward guiding players toward international play.
Ryerson's coaching search was a hot topic a couple weeks ago. Rana's track record speaks for itself and, hey, it wouldn't hurt if a downtown Toronto school whose alumni include many movers and shakers in the Canadian sports media had a more prominent basketball team.
Ryerson expected to name Roy Rana as new head coach (Mark Wacyk, cishoops.ca)