4 BC Based Athletes Named to Canada’s Sitting Volleyball Team

Congratulations to BC based Athletes, Christopher Bird (Nanaimo), Danielle Ellis (Langley), Tessa Popoff (Langley) and Felicia Voss-Shafiq (Burnaby) on making  the Men’s and Women’s Canadian Sitting Volleyball teams.

The teams will compete for a spot at the 2018 World Sitting Volleyball Championships later this month in 2017 ParaVolley Pan American Zone Sitting Volleyball Championships. The tournament will take place in Montreal, Que. at the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard from October 25 to 29, 2017.

“Both our teams have been training hard all summer in preparation for this event, which is the focus of our 2017 competition season. With a new coaching staff for the men’s program, we have been working to implement a stronger team culture and a new style of play. We are excited to finally be able to put some of our work into practice and evaluate our progress against some of the top teams in our zone,” explained Volleyball Canada Sitting Volleyball High Performance Director, Ian Halliday.

For more info on sitting volleyball, please visit the World ParaVolley Website