Volleyball Canada announces players for men’s national B team selection camp

 OTTAWA (May 11, 2012)– Volleyball Canada announced today the 44 players who will battle for spots on Canada’s national men’s B team.  The camp starts Saturday and runs until May 15 at the National Training Centre in Gatineau, Que.

The team is being chosen primarily for the Pan Am Cup set for July 7-15 in the Dominican Republic.  The 12 to 14 players selected to the team will continue to train in Gatineau from May 16- to July 6.

The selection and training camps will be held under the supervision of National B Team head coach Larry McKay of Winnipeg (in photo)

The 44 players at the camp are by province (club and hometown)


Lucas Ban Berkel, Trinity Western University, Edmonton

Ciaran McGovern, National Training Centre, Grande Prairie

Jay Blankeneau, University of Calgary, Calgary

Branden Schmidt, Trinity Western University, DeWinton

Allen Meek, University of Calgary, Sherwood Park

Blair Bann, National Training Centre, Edmonton


British Columbia

Nate Speijer, UBC Okanagan, Penticton

Devon Parkinson, National Training Centre, Victoria

Bradley Kufske, Trinity Western University, Abbotsford

Steven Marshall, Trinity Western University, Abbotsford

Marc Broome, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna

Daniel JansenVanDoom, Trinity Western University, Langley

Danny Grant, Columbia Bible College, Chetwyn



Zack Diboll, University of Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie

Joshua McKay, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg

Chris Voth, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Jason DeRocco, Kifissia SC Athens, Winnipeg

Dane Pischke, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Brenden Black, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg

Stephane Waldie, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg

Kevin Miller, National Training Centre, Brandon


New Brunswick

Jacob Kilpatrick, National Training Centre, St. John


Newfoundland and Labrador

Max Burt, National Training Centre, Gander


Nova Scotia

Andrew Stephens, Memorial University, Lower Sackville




Sander Ratsep, National Training Centre, London

Phil James, University of Western Ontario, London

TJ sanders, McMaster University, London

Josh Lynch, St. Clair Saints, Windsor

Reid Halpeny, National Training Centre, Grand Bend

Ray Szeto, York University, Sutton

Graeme Higgins, Dalhousie University, Scarborough

Andre Brown, Humber College, Mississauga

Terrel Bramwell, Humber College, Mississauga

Jeremie Lortie, Université Laval, Ottawa

Joseph Brooks, University of Manitoba, Toronto

Ivan Gregory, York University, Toronto

Marc Wilson, University of Guelph, Stratford

Jonathan Sloane, University of Brandon, Winchester



Justin Boudreault, Université Laval, St-Joseph de Beauce

Chris Hoag, University of Calgary, Sherbrooke

Tommy Belisle, Université Laval, Pierreville

Samuel Landry, Université de Montréal, St-Alexandre

Benoit Raymond, Danemark, Vaudreuil-Dorion



Braden McLean, University of Saskatchewan, Birch Hills


For more information:


Sophie Gadoury

Men's Developmental National Teams Coordinator

Coordonnatrice des Programmes Masculins Nationaux de Développement