Program Overview

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. The Team BC Red & Blue program (16-17U) will introduce Team BC systems and tactics adopted from national team programs. Athletes will have the opportunity to implement concepts learned at the Canada Cup Competition.

The Team BC Red & Blue program (formerly Team BC 16U) has been renamed to follow LTAD principles published by the Canadian Sport for Life Group. Teams will be selected by athlete developmental level rather than age category. FOr further information on LTAD principles and the Canadian Sport for Life Group, please visit – https://www.volleyball.ca/en/about/ltad

2018 Team BC Red & Blue Program Information


Eligible Athletes

BC athletes born in 2001, 2002 or later

Note: The extended 16-month age categories do not apply for the Team BC Red & Blue program.  Overage athletes born in 2000 are not eligible to compete in the younger age category.

Selection Process

Step 1

A) Athletes (16U) attend the Team BC Regional Selection Camps, and are identified and invited to the Team BC Baden Cup 16/17U.*

OR

B) Athletes (17U) attend the Team BC Select Tryout, are not selected for the Team BC Select program, but are identified and invited to the Team BC Baden Cup.**

Athletes MUST  attend either a Team BC Regional Selection Camp OR Team BC Select tryout in order to be considered to attend the Baden Cup 16/17U.

*Athletes who cannot attend a Team BC Regional Selection Camp in their home region MAY attend a regional selection camp in a different region.
**Athletes who cannot attend the Team BC Select Tryout may be eligible to complete an external application. Please email td@volleyballbc.org for full program details. 

Step 2

Athletes attend the Team BC Baden Cup 16/17U and are selected to the Team BC Red & Blue Program.


Program Roster

Males

24 Travel Athletes – 2 Teams compete at the Canada Cup
6 Training Alternate Athletes

 Females

24 Travel Athletes – 2 Teams compete at the Canada Cup
6 Training Alternate Athletes


Program Coaches

Males
Head Coach – Matt Krueger
Second Lead Coach – Brynden MacTavish
Assistant Coach – Kelvin Ma
Assistant Coach – Darrin Moreira

Females
Head Coach – Brent Hall
Second Lead Coach – Jordan Drezet
Assistant Coach – Ernest Friesen
Assistant Coach – Ben Ta


Team Gear

All Athletes will receive a Volleyball BC gear package (3 training shirts, shorts, top + bottom and bag).


Team BC Red & Blue Training

Location: Kamloops, TRU & TCC
Date & Times: July 8 – July 18th
Accommodations: TRU Residence
Food: 3 meals/day TRU Food Services
Medical Services: Head Therapist & Student Therapist on-site


Canada Cup – Volleyball Canada

Dates: July 19-22
Location: Richmond Oval, Richmond BC
Accommodations: Accent Inn, Richmond BC
Food
: Athletes are required to organize their own meal money for competition.
Transportation: Athletes will bus from Kamloops to Richmond.


Program Fees

Travel Athlete – $1600 + GST
Training Alternate Athlete –  $1000 + GST

Fees include 10 days of training, accommodation and food, on-site therapy, Team BC Gear, travel to Richmond, accommodation at the Canada Cup, tournament registration.

Key Dates

May 26 – June 10 – Team BC Regional Selection Camps
May 26-27 – Team BC Select Tryouts – Burnaby
June 4 – Team BC Baden Cup initiations sent
July 4 – Athletes arrive at Team BC Baden Cup 16/17U
July 5-8 – Team BC Baden Cup 16/17U
July 8 – Team BC Red & Blue athlete selection announced
July 8-18 – Team BC Red & Blue training
July 18 – Depart for Canada Cup, Richmond Oval
July 19-22 – Canada Cup, Richmond Oval


Team BC Training 2018/19

Team BC will provide 3 weekend training camps for Team BC eligible athletes to access between September 2018 – March 2019. The purpose of the Team BC Training Camps are to provide additional high performance training opportunities for Team BC athletes throughout the year.

Eligible Athletes

2018 Team BC Select Athletes, 2018 Team BC Red & Blue Athletes, Identified 2018 Team BC 15U Athletes*, 2018 Volleyball Canada Junior and Select Athletes

*Team BC 15U athletes will be will identified through the Team BC 15U program and BC Summer Games.

Dates*
September 8-9 2018
December 15-16 2018
March 23-24 2019
*dates are subject to change

Location
TBD

Schedule
TBD

Accommodations, Transportation & Food
Athletes and parents will have to organize their own transportation, accommodation and food for the weekend.

Cost
TBD

Have a question? Email Technical Director Jay Tremonti – td@volleyballbc.org

2018 Team BC Red & Blue Program Information PDF

Last Updated: February 8 2018