2015 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.  
  • Passport should be valid up till March 1, 2016

COACHING STAFF: 

Head Coach: Georges Laplante

Assistant Coaches :  TBC

 

 

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. 2015 Selection Camp: click here for selection camp information document 

 

PROGRAM PLAN:

May 5 to August 5 – Training Camp – Gatineau

July 14-19 – World League Finals Group 1 (If the Senior A team is qualified) – Location TBD

August 6 - 17 – Pan American Cup -  USA (TBC)

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).
  • Tuition support for the 2015-2016 academic year;
  • Tuition support is available for courses at Canadian Universities or Colleges that are publicly                   supported. Other Canadian educational institutions may be considered for Tuition support on a case-by-case basis and must be pre-approved by the AAP Manager.
  • AAP will cover a carded athlete’s tuition fees up to a maximum of $5,000 per carding cycle.
  • Eligible Athletes who are attending a post-secondary institution outside of Canada are not eligible for tuition support.
  • All athletes selected to the B team will be required to pay a $2,000 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.

CONTACT INFORMATION:


For additional information please contact:


Frank Boyer : Men's National Teams Coordinator 
Ph: (819) 246-1112 
E-mail: fboyer@volleyball.ca Glenn Hoag: Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach
 E-mail: ghoag@volleyball.ca