Presentation on theme: "Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence Saskatchewan Region."— Presentation transcript:
Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence Saskatchewan Region
1. Canadian athletes have poor fundamental volleyball skills. 2. Canadian year old athletes are around 100 hours/year short in the LTAD recommended amount of practice time. 3. Canadian youth are mainly coached by volunteers, whereas other top countries use paid professionals. 4. Very few athletes are training enough, in a quality environment. Target of 800 (per gender) across Canada for grades What is the problem?
1.Provide additional training for year olds. ( hours). This allows us to reach the recommended 4 days a week for 9 months. 2. Provide additional training for year olds. (50 hours) to start in 2013/ Use professional ‘Development Coaches’ What is the Solution?
5 VCCE programs are running – Richmond, Langley, Abbotsford, Victoria and Kelowna. Plans to expand to 9 programs in the Province for 2012/ new coaches. Primarily assistant coaches of CIS programs and head coaches of CCAA programs. What is happening in BC?
Professional coaches – high standards, yearly professional development and sharing best practices across all Centres. What are the benefits of a VCCE?
National coaching techniques and technologies.. What are the benefits of a VCCE?
National Identification Program Physical and Skill Testing Resource Centre What are the benefits of a VCCE?
What does the program look like? Grade High Performance Stream Target is Elite Athletes (On Provincial Team or working towards it) 16 student-athlete spots available at each location Saskatoon: Tuesday/Thursday mornings sessions 6:30-8:00am at SaskTel Sports Centre plus one S+C session per week at U of S. Regina: Tuesday/Thursday and Monday/Wednesday sessions 6:30-8:00am at Campbell plus one S+C session per week at Campbell Collegiate. Semester 1: Week of September 24 th – week of December 17 th, Semester 2: Week of January 13 th – week of April 8 th, :6 ratio or better (6 athletes/court max) Sport Science sessions included – Strength training, Nutrition, Mental Skills $750 + tax program fee per semester
What does the program look like? Grade 7-9 Stream Target is Athletes with solid foundational skills 24 spots available (12 boys and 12 girls) Sundays evening sessions 6:30-8:00pm and 8:00-9:30pm Session 1: October 21 st – December 16 th (no November 11 th ) Session 2: January 13 th – March 10 th (no February 17 th ) 1:12 ratio or better (12 athletes/court max) Individual Skill development focus Camp Style – Team Play $250 + tax program fee per semester
Coaching Staff Saskatoon Male Program Coach – Mark Dodds Current Provincial Team 19U Men Head Coach Current Sask Volleyball Men’s High Performance Coach Former National Team and professional volleyball athlete Working towards Level 3 NCCP Certified Saskatoon Female Program Coach – Adam Ewart Experience as Assistant and Head Coach at U of S Former Canada Games Head Coach Numerous Provincial Championships at club level Level 3 NCCP Certified and Level 2 Learning Facilitator Saskatoon Sunday Program Coach – Jared Domres Provincial Team Assistant Coach
Coaching Staff Regina Male/Female Program Coach – Jason Garland Current Sask Volleyball Women’s High Performance Coach Former Provincial Team Men’s Head Coach Three time Head Coach of Provincial Champion Working towards Level 3 NCCP Certified Regina Female Program Coach – Tania Harrison Current U of R Cougars Assistant Coach Former Canada Games Women’s Head Coach Level 3 NCCP Certified Regina Male Program Coach – Don Laing Thirty years experience at Age-Group, Provincial Team, and University levels. Level 3 NCCP Certified; Level 2 NCCP Facilitator
What are the next steps? Registration: Regina Contacts: Jason Garland, Women/Men Tania Harrison, Women Saskatoon Contacts: Mark Dodds, Men Adam Ewart, Women Visit to registerwww.vcce.ca Registration deadline: September 15 th
Aaron Demyen – Saskatchewan VCCE Lead Or check out Questions?