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Canada’s men in US for World Championship Qualifier

Canada’s senior men’s team is in Colorado for the Norceca's Men’s Continental Championship/ World Championship Qualification tournament.

The NORCECA men’s event runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. The U.S. team is ranked second in the world and No. 1 in the NORCECA zone, while Canada is currently ranked sixth in the world. Among the other countries expected to compete are Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Martinique, Mexico, and Trinidad & Tobago.

Schedule on USA Volleyball’s web site: https://goo.gl/Td9BFm (please note that the schedule is revised due to the withdrawal of teams due to circumstances beyond their control.)

More info including live results can be found here: https://goo.gl/vcJS9Y

Roster:
TJ Sanders, London, ON
Gordon Perrin, Creston, BC
Nicholas Hoag, Sherbrooke, QC
Stephen Maar, Aurora, ON
Jason DeRocco, Winnipeg, MB
Sharone Vernon-Evans, Scarborough, ON
Daniel Jansen Vandoorn, Langley, BC
Lucas Van Berkel, Edmonton, AB
Max Burt, Gander, NL
Bryan Duquette, St. Thomas, ON
Graham Vigrass, Calgary, AB
Bradley Gunter, Comox, BC
Blair Bann, Edmonton, AB
Brett Walsh, Calgary, AB
 
Head coach: Stephane Antiga
Assistant coaches: Dan Lewis, Georges Laplante
Therapist: Melissa Healy
Statistician: Lionel Bonnaure
Strength and conditioning coach: Jean-Louis Tremblay
Team manager: Mathieu Séguin

 

NOTE: Canada is hosting a similar women’s event (with four teams) in Langley, BC, Sept. 28 to 30.  Tickets still available: http://www.ticketrocket.co/event/season/219