Youth Men Indoor - Program Info

Youth Men Indoor - Program Info

The purpose of the Youth National Team program is to identify, select and train a group of athletes who have future Senior National Team potential. The programs are also designed to identify an athlete pool to continue to develop through advanced training opportunities in future programs.

General information

2019 Program

Congratulations to the following athletes selected to the Youth Men's Team:

Cole Brandsma, BC

Chris Byam, AB

James Vincett, AB

Grayden Wiebe, AB

Alex King, ON

Jon Lockie, MB

Sam Cooper, ON

Cole Ketrzynski, ON

Michael Donovan, ON

Erik Siksna, ON

Bryce Neuls, AB

Maxime Gratton, ON

Zach Christensen, AB

Isaak Fast, MB

(Alt) James Duerkson, MB

Athletes: 2001 or later (18U)

Number of athletes: 14 athletes

Selection process (see detailed outline below)

Step 1: Provincial/Territorial Associations will submit athlete ID list based on selection criteria.
Step 2: Provincial & National Championships - Athletes will be identified and selected at National Championships. Selection committee members may be present at Provincial Championships.

 Due to the selection process, only those selected athletes will be notified and once confirmed, the selected athlete list will be posted.  It is not possible to notify every athlete observed at national championships.

Program Dates: 

July 6-July 23, 2019
Training Location: Toronto Pan Am Sport Centre

Main Competition:  USA HP Championships, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Coaching Staff:  Matt Harris, Mike Hawkins, Ian Eibbitt, Jared Brown


Contact info

For additional information please contact:

Dawna Sales, Program Manager


Identification Process 2019

Step 1
Provincial Territorial Athlete identification support:

Each PTA submits to Volleyball Canada a list of athletes for the VC selection committee to consider at during the final selection process at National Championships

Step 2
Provincial & National Championships (Identification and selection):

The selection committee will attend provincial championships, where feasible, as well as National Championships (Toronto 2019)