Volleyball Canada


NORCECA Open Beach Trials

The 2018 Volleyball Canada NORCECA Open Beach Trials on June 2nd and 3rd and are used to determine the rank of teams to be nominated for upcoming NORCECA tournaments, such as Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Sept. 20-24), Ochos Rios, Jamaica (Nov. 1-5), and Martinique, France (date to be determined).

There were 10 Men’s teams and 13 Women’s teams that participated in the event in Ashbridges Bay in Toronto, Ontario. In men’s beach volleyball, Jake MacNeil and Gabe Burlacu played hard to beat out the other teams, finishing in 1st place! Coming in right behind them, Sergiy Grabovsky and Fiodar Kazhamiaka scored the 2nd place title, with Liam Kopp and Will Hoey finishing in third place. On the women’s side, UCLA beach standouts Megan McNamara and Nicole McNamara earned 1st place, with Harnett and Poletto following them in 2nd place, and Law-Heese and Safar finishing off the top three teams. Full results listed below:


1st –  Jake MacNeil / Gabe Burlacu

2nd –  Sergiy Grabovsky / Fiodar Kazhamiaka

3rd – Liam Kopp / Will Hoey

4th – Simon Fecteau-Boutin / Hugo-Rosso

5th –Keith / Cull

6th – Neuert / Child



1st – Megan McNamara / Nicole McNamara

2nd –  Amanda Harnett / Alexandra Poletto

3rd – Kayla Law-Heese / Jasmine Safar

4th – Rancourt / Meunier-Bédard

5th – May / Dunn

6th – McBain / Kucab