COVID-19 Update – June 10, 2020 – Team BC Select Program for summer 2020 will be delivered online through a virtual program. A message from our Technical Director regarding program changes can be found HERE. Full Team Select BC program details can be found below.
Team BC Select 2020 Program Overview
The Team BC Select is the top program for athletes in the Team BC Indoor pathway. Athletes selected to the program will continue to build off build off previously established skills and concepts that are in line with the Volleyball Canada Athlete Development Framework. Athletes train to compete at the Canada Cup, and every four years at the Canada Summer Games.
The purpose of the Team BC Select program in 2020 will focus on identifying and developing athletes with high performance potential, and who aspire to represent British Columbia at the 2021 Canada Games.
Eligible Athletes: BC athletes born in 2003 or later.
Positions Available: Up to 40 athletes selected per gender
Identification Option 1
Eligible Athletes who have previously participated with the Team BC Red, Blue or Select programs in 2019 will be invited to register and participate with the program. Additionally, athletes may be identified through observation from other Team BC programs and Volleyball Club Season in 2019-20. Athletes will be notified and invited to the program via email by no later then June 12th from Volleyball BC.
Identification Option 2
Eligible Athletes who have not been previously identified to participate with the Team BC Select program may submit a video for consideration by the program selection committee. Full video evaluation details can be found below. Athlete previously identified do not need to submit a video for evaluation.
ATHLETE VIDEO EVALUATION
Eligible Athletes: athletes born in 2003 or later who have not been previously identified to participate with the Team BC Select program.
Evaluation Fee: $30+GST
Submission Deadline : June 21st – Register and Submit HERE
Video Footage Information:
– 1 set of unedited volleyball, 15-30 minutes in length. Footage can come from match, or practice 6v6 footage from the last 12 months. Athlete should be participating in the position would like to be evaluated for.
-Acceptable edits can include cutting out time between serves, timeouts, other stoppages.
-Unacceptable edits of the footage include highlights only, cut off film.
-Preferred video footage is with an end line view, the entire court is visible, athlete is on the near side of the court, athlete jersey number is clearly visible.
-Videos are submitted via Youtube Link during registration for video evaluation. Other video formats, or platforms will not be accepted for submission.
Athlete Selection Policy & Criteria:
Head Coach – Charles Parkinson
Assistant Coach – Jason Warkentin
IST – Nick Del Bianco
Head Coach – Ryan Adams
Assistant Coach – Jodi Zbyszewski
IST – Mischa Harris
Team BC Integrate Service Team: Nick del Bianco & Mischa Harris from the Athlete Wellness Academy
VIRTUAL TRAINING FORMAT
Athletes will be lead through a 6-8 week online program that will include technical, tactical, physical, psychological and life skill development opportunities. The program will be lead by the Team BC lead coaches, and will be supported by the IST lead Athlete Wellness Academy. Athletes can expect 1-2 x 60-90-minute online video meetings a week, physical prep program, guest presentations as well as other at home activities for athletes to complete.
Program Dates: June 25th – Aug 8th
Proposed Schedule: 1-2 x 60-90 min group sessions per week. Group sessions will take place on weekday evenings, and will consist of small breakout groups, video observation, group discussion to engage athletes in learning the program content. Athletes will have additional offline activities to complete.
Male Program Schedule – Monday & Thursday evenings, 7 pm
Female Program Schedule – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 730 pm
*schedules are tentative and subject to change.
Athlete communication: Athletes and coaches will connected using Zoom meetings, SLACK group messaging. Recordings of online video session will be available, the expectation will be athletes attend online meetings in order to best engage the program. Coaches will also be engaging with Athletes offline throughout the 6 week program.
Program Fees – $400 + GST
Fees include 12 Zoom sessions, physical prep program, offline athlete suppoort
Registration Due: June 24 – Register HERE
Have a question? Email Technical Director Jay Tremonti – firstname.lastname@example.org