Jordan Yu is a physical education teacher, community builder and founder of the Northern Bounce Sports Academy.
Jordan grew up in Prince George, thriving in the sport of basketball and winning numerous championships and awards. He played varsity basketball for the Capilano Blues and University of British Columbia Thunderbirds.
After finishing his varsity athletics career as a player, Jordan turned to coaching the men’s basketball team at Capilano for several years, before enjoying a an opportunity to play basketball professionally overseas in Hong Kong with his younger brother, Nathan Yu.
Jordan and his family eventually made the decision to move back to Prince George, continuing his career as a school teacher and coach. Along with his wife, Candace – a former star point guard who won two B.C. AAA titles at Brookswood Secondary and later two CIS national crowns with the UBC Timberwolves – Jordan is happily raising two sports-loving boys, while growing the Northern Bounce Basketball Academy out of the Prince George Roll-A-Dome.
Jordan has big plans to continue growing the sport of Basketball in Prince George and throughout the province, with hundreds of athletes training in his program. Learn more about the academy by visiting https://northernbounce.com/