2014 Senior Men's National Team

 
Introduction

The purpose of the Senior Men’s A National Team Program is to identify, select and train a group of athletes who have potential, and demonstrated international skill and experience to represent Canada at the elite level. As we enter the new 2013-2016 quadrennial, the intention is to select athletes who have the potential to earn Team Canada a berth into the 2014 FIVB World Championship, the 2016 Rio Olympics, the 2020 Olympics, as well as success at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. 

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible for the 2014 Senior National Team Program all athletes must be Canadian citizens as validated by a Canadian passport.

COACHING STAFF: 

Head Coach: Glenn Hoag
Assistant Coach: Vincent Pichette

ATHLETE IDENTIFICATION & SELECTION

1.     Identification:
Athletes will initially be identified for the Senior Men's A National Team through observation by National Team Staff throughout the club, college, university and professional seasons. 

2.     2014 Selection Camp:
Another tool for identification for the Men's National A Team, will be a Selection Camp for any athlete who wishes to be selected to the Senior A team.  

PROGRAM GOALS & OBJECTIVES:

1.     To identify, select and train athletes who possess the ability or potential necessary to support Canada’s performance at the international level.

2.     To identify, select and train athletes who have the potential of earning Canada a birth in    the 2014 FIVB World Championship, the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, as well as the 2020  Olympics. 

3.     Operation of a Full-Time Training Centre (FTC). 

PROGRAM PLAN:

Athletes will be supported financially through Sport Canada carding for a minimum of 4 months at $900/month (D or C1 card) or $1500/month (SR card) as well as tuition support for the 2014-2015 academic year.  

The following competitions are schedule for 2014:

May 2-7 - A/B Team Selection Camp                                                                            

May 14-20 - 2014 World Championship Qualifier (Mississauga, ON)    

May-Jul - 2014 World League (Calgary, Belgium, Vancouver, Edmonton, Finland, Australia)

Aug 9-17 - IX Pan-American Cup (Mexico)

Aug - Exhibition Tour (Dates and location TBC)                                                                        

Aug 30 - Sep 21 - 2014 FIVB World Championship (Poland)                                                              


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Frank Boyer: Men's National Team Coordinator
Tel: 819-246-1112 / e-Mail: fboyer@volleyball.ca
Team Canada Men’s Volleyball Centre
850 Boul de la Gappe
Gatineau, QC, J8T 0B4 

Glenn Hoag : Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach
Tel: 819-246-1112 / e-Mail: ghoag@volleyball.ca