The purpose of the Team BC High Performance Programs is to identify, select and train a group of young athletes who have future National Team or Post-Secondary potential. We offer the opportunity to train and represent Team BC at national competitions.
The Volleyball BC Team BC Programs work to advance volleyball talent and build a broader and stronger pipeline of athletes and coaches for our Canadian Olympic Teams. Team BC is the pathway for young athletes who aspire to reach the elite level and who dream to one day represent Canada on the National Men’s or Women’s Volleyball Team.
2017 Team BC Indoor Programs
Team BC 14U: An athletes first introduction to Team BC, where passionate male and female athletes are selected regionally (May 27-28th) to attend the “Baden Cup” in Richmond/Vancouver on June 30-July 3rd.
Team BC 15U: A regional program where athletes attend a selection camp (end of May/beginning of June) to make an elite team within their “zone” to train and travel to the Zone Championships (July 21-23rd).
Team BC 16U: Athletes are selected regionally (May 27-28th) to attend the 16U Baden Cup Developmental Camp in Kamloops (July 2-6th). Following the completion of the Baden Cup athletes will be further selected to 2 elite provincial teams per gender that train (July 6-19th) to compete at the National Team Challenge Cup (July 20-23rd).
Team BC 18U: Athletes are required to attend the open tryouts December 17-18th. From the open selection camp, a select number of athletes will be invited to a 2-day invitational selection camp March 21-22nd. Fifteen athletes will be named to the initial roster and will train in 4 training blocks throughout the summer leading up to the US High Performance Championships (July 17-23rd) in Florida & Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, MB (Aug 4-13th).
2017 Team BC Beach Programs
Team BC Beach 16U: Athletes will participate in a HP Beach Volleyball Camp in Vancouver (July 31st – Aug 3rd). Following the HP Beach Camp, athletes will compete at the Volleyball BC Beach Provincial Championships (Aug 4-6th). Selected athletes will then train for an additional 3 days (Aug 7-9th) in preparation for the Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament in Seaside Oregon (Aug 10 -13th).
Team BC Beach 20U: Athletes selected to the Team BC 20U Beach program will train and compete to represent BC at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, MB (July 27th – Aug 5th). Additional Program details to be announced February 2017.
2017 Volleyball Canada Programs
Youth (W) and Select (M): 14 selected athletes, born in 2001 or later, will train and compete at the US HP Championships in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. The purpose of the Youth and Select 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.
For more information – Youth and Select National Team Program 2017