National B team camp May 9-13 in Gatineau

OTTAWA (Aril, 29,2013) – Canada’s national men’s volleyball B team will hold its open selection camp May 9-13 at the national training centre in Gatineau, Que.

A total of 49 players will battle for positions under head coach Larry McKay and his assistants Steve Leknois and Tilen Kozamernik.

Once the team is selected they will train and prepare for two big competitions.  The Pan Am Cup in Mexico (dates to be confirmed) and the World University Games July 4-17 in Kazan, Russia.

Here are the 49 players who’ll attend the men’s volleyball national B team camp from May 9-13 in Gatineau (sorted by province):

Alberta: Jay Blankenau, Calgary; Tanner Nault, Sherwood Park; Jarron Mueller, Calgary; Colton deMan, Calgary; Allan Meek, Sherwood Park; Rudy Verhoeff, Calgary; Graham Vigrass, Calgary; Lucas Van Berkel, Edmonton.

British Columbia; Devon Parkinson, Victoria; Marc Howatson, Victoria; Steven Marshall, Abbotsford, B.C.; Mark Broome, Kelowna; Danny Grant, Chetwynd; Daniel Jansen VanDoorn,Langley.

Manitoba: Chris Voth, Winnipeg; Jason DeRocco, East St. Paul; Dane Pischke, Winnipeg; Stephane Waldie, Winnipeg; Derek Nieroda, Headingley.

Newfoundland and Labrador; Andrew Stephens, St. John’s; Scott Hickman, St. John’s.

Ontario: T.J. Sanders, London; Joshua Lynch, Windsor; Kyle Williamson Douglas, Essex; Ray Szeto, Sutton; Patrick Strzalkowski, St. Catharines; Oleh Kovalchuk, Toronto; André Leblanc, Sudbury, Ont.; Josh Butler, London; Jordan Dyck, St. Catharines; Jérémie Lortie, Ottawa; Felipe Humana-Paredes, Toronto; Joseph Brooks, Toronto; Andre Brown, Mississauga; Marc Wilson, Stratford; Bryan Duquette, St, Thomas; Erik Mattson, Scarborough.

Quebec: Justin Boudreault, St-Joseph-de-Beauce; Chris Hoag, Sherbrooke; Nicholas Hoag, Sherbrooke; Frédéric Mondou, Quebec City; Olivier Janini, Longueuil; Francis Edgecombe, Elmvale; Daniel Moreau, Sherbrooke; Samuel Landry, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu; Vincent Thibault-Bermier, Gatineau; Olivier Guimond, Montreal.

Saskatchewan: Braden McLean, Birch Hills; Lee Hamilton, Regina.

For more information:

Sophie Gadoury

Men's Developmental National Teams Coordinator

Coordonnatrice des Programmes Masculins Nationaux de Développement

sgadoury@volleyball.ca