2015 Junior Men's National Team Program

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of the Junior National Team Program is to identify, select and train a group of young athletes who have future Senior National Team potential and offer them the opportunity to train and represent Canada in international competition at an earlier age. The intent of the program is to train for and compete at the U21 Pan Am Cup, 2015 FISU Games & FIVB U21 World Championships.  

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

All athletes MUST:

  • Be a Canadian citizen and have a valid Canadian passport. The passport must be valid at least until November 1st, 2015
  • All athletes must be at least 17 and less than 21 years of age as of January 1st, 2015 (born in 1995 or later).
  • As Volleyball Canada will be sending its Junior Team to the 2015 FISU Games:
    • Be a student who is registered for and pursuing a full program of study leading towards a degree or diploma at a post-secondary institution:
    • Status must be authorized by a document from the registrar of the institution.
    • Post-secondary institutions include community colleges, professional schools, technical schools, C.E.G.E.P., and universities, in Canada or outside of Canada.

COACHING STAFF:

Head Coach: John Barrett


Assistant Coaches : Brock Davidiuk & 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 12 - 31

            

 Off

June 1 - 20 

 

 Training Camp - Gatineau

June 21 - 28

 

 U21 Pan Am Cup - Gatineau

July 3 - 14

 

 FISU Games - Gwangju, South Koreak

July 5 - August 2    Off
August 3 - September 10   Training Camp - Toronto/Gatineau
September 11 - 20    U21 FIVB World Championship - Tijuana/Mexicali, Mexico 

 

FINANCIAL IMPLICATION

  • Athletes will be supported financially through Sport Canada carding for a minimum of 4 months at $900/month.
  • 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 Junior team will be required to pay a $2,500 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.

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