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Men’s Team Long List Announced for Volleyball Nations League

Volleyball Canada has submitted its long list of players (30) to the FIVB for the upcoming Volleyball Nations League, which begins for Canada, May 31 in Argentina. The team, headed by coach Glenn Hoag, will be in Ottawa, June 7, 8 and 9 as part of VNL pool play at The Arena at TD Place. The travelling roster will be announced at a later date.

Also announced, the men’s B team will compete at the 2019 NORCECA Pan Am Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico, from June 14 to 22, under the guidance of head coach John Barrett. Additionally, the following list includes some members of the Junior team that will compete at the FIVB U21 World Championships, July 18 to 27, 2019.
 
VNL long list roster 

TJ Sanders, London, ON
Gordon Perrin, Creston, BC (Team Captain)
Steven Marshall, Abbotsford, BC
Nicholas Hoag, Sherbrooke, QC
Daenan Gyimah, Scarborough, ON*
Justin Duff, Winnipeg, MB
Stephen Maar, Aurora, ON
Jay Blankenau, Sherwood Park, AB
Jason DeRocco, Winnipeg, MB
Sharone Vernon-Evans, Scarborough, ON
Daniel Jansen Vandoorn, Langley, BC
Lucas VanBerkel, Edmonton, AB
Byron Keturakis, Surrey, BC*
Eric Loeppky, Steinbach, MB
Jeremy Davies, Calgary, AB
Ryan Sclater, Port Coquitlam, BC
Graham Vigrass, Calgary, AB
Fynnian McCarthy, Lake Country, BC
Blair Bann, Edmonton, AB
Arthur Szwarc, Toronto, ON
Brett Walsh, Calgary, AB
Blake Scheerhoorn, Belleville, ON
Danny Demyanenko, Toronto, ON
Adam Schriemer, Winnipeg, MB
Brandon Koppers, Georgetown, ON
Derek Epp, Saskatoon, SK*
Casey Schouten, Winnipeg, MB*
Xander Ketrzynski, Toronto, ON
Mathias Elser, Calgary, AB
Brodie Hofer, Langley, BC
 
*Athletes selected to represent Canada on the B team.
The following are also named to the B team:
 
Craig Ireland, Beamsville, ON
Jared Jarvis, Vaughn, ON
Dylan Mortensen, Swift Current, SK
Jordan McConkey, Stratford, ON
Andre Foreman, London, ON
 

Official VNL site: https://www.volleyball.world/en/vnl/2019
 
The three-day packages, which offer the best value, are still on sale at
https://www.tdplace.ca/event/volleyball-nations-league/


Volleyball Canada media contact:
Jackie Skender
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