Glenn Hoag inducted into Quebec Volleyball Hall of Fame

QUEBEC CITY – Glenn Hoag, currently head coach of Canada’s national men’s volleyball team, has been inducted in the Quebec Volleyball Hall of Fame for his playing career.

Hoag played on the Canadian national team from 1981 to 1986. He was on the most successful team in Canadian history, which placed fourth in the 1984 Olympics. He also helped Canada to silver at the 2003 World University Games and gold at the 1984 Commonwealth Volleyball Championships.

He played professionally in Europe for nine years (1984-1993) highlighted by three A titles in France and two Coupe de France crowns.

In 2001, he coached the European team Paris Volley to a Triple Crown victory, winning the French Cup, the French Championship and the European Champions Cup.

He was hired as coach of Canada’s national team in 2006 and enjoyed his strongest season to date this past summer as Canada qualified for the 2012 World League season and placed third at both the Pan Am Championships and NORCECA Championships.

Hoag is also coaching pro volleyball with Izmir in the Turkish League.

For more information: www.volleyball.ca