Volleyball Canada


Men’s Team Chosen for Youth Olympic Qualification Tournament

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games NORCECA Qualifier Selection Tournament took place March 10 and 11, 2018 at the Beach High Performance Training Centre in Toronto.  A total of 12 men’s beach volleyball teams participated in the selection process.

Ontario athletes Cole Irwin, 16, and Robert Kemp, 17, won the trials. They will join the previously selected women’s team Erika Vermette, 16, of Manitoba, and Dana Roskic, 17, from Ontario, in their bid to qualify for the Youth Olympics.

Both the men’s and women’s teams will represent Canada in Cuba (May 25-28) at the NORCECA Central Zone (Cuba, USA, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic) qualification tournament.  The winner of the NORCECA, Central Zone qualification tournament will play in the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires (October 6-18).