Team BC Select 2020 Program Overview
Volleyball BC Team BC Programs work to identify, train and develop high potential athletes and coaches who aspire to represent Canada internationally. Team BC programs provide a pathway for athletes and coaches to reach elite levels with in the sport of Indoor and Beach Volleyball.
The Team BC Select is the top program for athletes in the Team BC pathway. Athletes will continue to build off previously established high performance concepts. Athletes train to compete at the Canada Cup, and every four years at the Canada Summer Games.
Volleyball BC and/or Volleyball Canada member athletes born in 2002 or later.
Note: The extended 16-month age categories do not apply for the Team BC Select program. Overage athletes born in 2001 are not eligible to compete in the younger age category.
Athletes attend the Team BC Select Tryouts
Location: Harry Jerome Sports Centre
Date & Times:
May 30 – 830 – 1030 am & 1-3 pm
May 31 – 9-12 pm
May 30 1030-1230 pm & 3-5 pm
May 31 12-3 pm
Registration opens April 1st 2020, will close May 27 2020 – http://www.volleyballbc.ca/registration.asp
Athletes born in 2003 or younger who attend Team BC Select Tryouts, and are not selected to the program MAY be invited to the Team BC 16/17U Baden Cup. Athletes MUST attend the Team BC Select Tryout to be considered for the Team BC Select program.
*Athletes who cannot attend the Team BC Select Tryout may be eligible to complete an external application. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for full details.
**Athletes born September – December 2002 may attend Team BC Regional Selection Camps.
Males – TBD
Females – TBD
Head Coach – Charles Parkinson
Assistant Coach – TBD
Head Coach – Ryan Adams
Assistant Coach – TBD
Team BC Apparel
All Athletes will receive a Volleyball BC Team BC apparel package (3 training shirts, shorts, top + bottom and bag). Please note that Team BC Jersey’s are property of Volleyball BC and are to be returned at the completion of the Canada Cup Program. Athlete’s have the option to purchase their Team BC Jersey for $65.00 paid to Volleyball BC at the end of the Team BC program.
Team BC Select Training
Location: Kamloops – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) & Tournament Capital Center
Date & Times: Kamloops July 6 – 15th
Check in will take place on July 5th at 5 pm at TRU Residence
Accommodations: TRU Residence
Food: 3 meals/day TRU Food Services
Medical Services: Head Therapist & Student Therapist on-site at Kamloops Training
Bed linens, towels and a room service will be provided at the TRU residence. Laundry service will also be available to athletes to clean clothes during the event.
Canada Cup – Volleyball Canada
Dates: July 15-19 2020
Location: Calgary, AB
Transportation: Athletes & coaches will bus from Kamloops to Calgary. Athletes will need to be picked up from Kamloops or Vancouver July 19th.
Travel Athlete $1900 + GST
Fees include 10 days of training, accommodation, food and on-site therapy, Team BC apparel, travel to Calgary AB, accommodation and food in Calgary during training and the Canada Cup.
Registration DUE – July 20th – http://www.volleyballbc.ca/registration.asp
May 30-31 – Team BC Select Tryouts – Burnaby
June 3 – Team BC Select Program Roster Announced
July 5 – Team BC Select athletes arrive for check-in at TRU, Kamloops
July 6-15 – Team BC Select Training
July 15 – Depart for Canada Cup via Bus to Calgary AB
July 15 – 19 – Canada Cup, Halifax, NS
July 19 – Return to Kamloops and Lower Mainland
Canadian Sport Institute
Athletes selected to the Team BC Select program are eligible for support and services through the Canadian Sport Institute. Athletes will be receiving an email regarding registration and further details in July 2020.
The Canadian Sport Institute, through a partnership with the Province of BC and viaSport, the network of Pacific Sport Centres, and Volleyball BC work together to deliver programs and services to place BC Athletes on National Teams, and ensure athletes and coaches have every advantage to win medals for Canada. The partners work jointly to encourage sport excellence and increase podium performances in communities throughout British Columbia. Team BC Coaches may be eligible for benefits and resources, for more information please see the links below.
BC External Credentials Program
Athletes that participate with the Team BC Select program are eligible to earn Athlete 12 external sports credentials. Eligible athletes will receive a verification letter from Volleyball BC in August once the BC Summer Games have completed. For more information on the pre-approved athlete programs, and how to get credit please visit the Government of BC’s website.
Team BC Training 2020/21
Team BC will provide 3 weekend training camps for Team BC eligible athletes to access between September 2020 – March 2021. The purpose of the Team BC Training Camps are to provide additional high performance training opportunities for Team BC athletes throughout the year. Team BC training camps take a holistic approach to athlete development for targeted athletes by physical testing and training lead by performance partners Oval HP as well as psychological and life skill development lead by performance partner Athlete Wellness Academy.
Eligible Athletes: Team BC Select Athletes, Team BC Red and Blue Athletes, Volleyball Canada Identified Athletes, Canada Summer Games Identified Athletes
Dates*: #1 September 12-13 2020, #2 December 12-13 2020, #3 March 18-21 2021
Location: Harry Jerome Sports Centre, Burnaby BC
Schedule: TBD, approximately 6 hrs each day
Accommodations, Transportation & Food: Athletes and parents will have to organize their own transportation, accommodation and food for the weekend.
*dates are subject to change
Have a question? Email Technical Director Jay Tremonti – email@example.com
Last Update: November 26 2019