2014 TEAM CANADA SENIOR B TEAM

  
INTRODUCTION:

The purpose of the National B Team is to identify, select and train a group of athletes who have potential or demonstrated international skill and experience to represent Canada at the elite level.

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY:

All athletes MUST:

Be a Canadian citizen and have a valid Canadian passport.

COACHING STAFF: 

Head Coach: Georges Laplante
Assistant Coaches : 
- Nathan Groenveld
​- Ryan Ratushniak
 
ATHLETE IDENTIFICATION & SELECTION:
1. Identification: Athletes will initially be identified for the Men's National Team through observation by National Team Staff throughout the club, college, university and professional seasons. 

2. 2014 Selection Camp: click here for selection camp information document 

PROGRAM GOALS & OBJECTIVES:
To identify, select and train athletes who possess the ability or potential skills necessary to support Canada’s performance at the international level.

PROGRAM PLAN:
May 2-­6 – Open Selection camp
May 7­‐ July 4 & July 28 -August 8 – Training Camp
August 9 - 17 – IX Pan-American Cup (Mexico)

Financial Implications:
  • 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. 
  • All athletes selected to the B team will be required to pay a $1,500 program fee/fundraising obligation. The money that is raised from these fees will be used to offset travel, training and competition costs for the program.  If selected to the B Team, athletes will stay in residence in the Gatineau region. 


CONTACT INFORMATION:
For additional information please contact:
Joanie Beauregard-Veillette: Men's Developmental National Teams Coordinator 
Ph: (819) 246-1112
E-mail: hpsummer@volleyball.ca

Glenn Hoag: Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach
E-mail: ghoag@volleyball.ca