Indoor Provincial Program
2013 is an amazing year to be part of Volleyball Nova Scotia’s Provincial Team Program. With competitions in Newfoundland, Quebec and Manitoba, athletes and coaches will compete against the best in Canada at every level. The teams offered this year are as follows:
Eastern Elite Championships, St. John’s, NL July 25th to 28th, 2013
Boys 16U (born 1997 or later) Girls 15U (born 1998 or later)
*Boys 18U (born 1995 or later) Girls 16U (born 1997 or later)
Girls 17U (born 1996 or later)
National Team Challenge Cup, (B) Gatineau QC, (G) Winnipeg, MB July 15th to 21st, 2013
*Boys 18U (born 1995 or later) Girls 18U (born 1995 or later)
Canada Summer Games, Sherbrooke, QC August 1st to 10th, 2013
Men 21U (born 1992 or later) Women 20U (born 1993 or later)
*The same18U boys team will be competing at both events.
Provincial Team Selection
All our 2013 Provincial Teams will be selected at our 7 day Elite Development Camp.
There are 2 ways to make the final selection camp:
- Direct invite to the Elite Development Camp based on individual assessment at the Provincial Championships, April 12th, 13th, 14th and April 19th, 20th, 21st
Invitations will be sent via email on Tuesday April 23rd 2013
Athletes must reply no later than Tuesday May 7th 2013
to secure their spot at the EDC.
- If an athlete did not receive a direct invitation following the Provincial Championships, he or she may still attend the Elite Development Camp by attending ONE of the following EDC open tryouts:
May 22nd, 23rd HRM June 1st Cape Breton
May 29th Annapolis Valley June 2nd Antigonish
May 30th Yarmouth
Invitations to those selected will be sent via email on Tuesday June 4th 2013
Athletes must reply no later than Friday June 7th 2013 to secure their spot at the Elite Development Camp. Athletes will be contacted the following week if spots open up.
EDC Open Tryout Registration Opens May 6th and closes May 17th, 2013
Elite Development Camp
Volleyball Nova Scotia is excited to host it’s first annual Elite Development Camp (EDC). The EDC will invite the top 184 athletes from across the province to attend the 7 day training camp. The EDC’s main objective is to Identify, Assess, Train, and Track the progression of each athlete following the LTAD model to maximize the full potential of each athlete.
Dates: July 1st to 7th, 2013 Location: Truro, NS
- The top 40 athletes of each age category per gender will be invited
- Approximately 50% of the athletes will receive a direct invite, 50% will be selected from the EDC Open Tryouts
- All athletes will be housed and train in the same venue
- Accommodations and meals are included
- Over 26 coaches will be in attendance to train and coach athletes
- Athletes will receive 3 on court training sessions a day with a 2 day competition at the end
- The EDC will be used to evaluate each athlete in a fair and tangible process of their skills and ability in training as well as competition settings for a position on one of the Provincial Teams
EDC Venue Information
Athlete Agreement and Code Of Conduct
Provincial Team Coaching Staff Selection
Volleyball Nova Scotia will be hiring 10 Head Coaches and 10 Assistant Coaches for the following teams:
2-16U boys teams 2-15U girls teams
1-18U boys team 2-16U girls teams
2-17U girls teams
1-18U girls teams
Head Coaches of the 15U or 16U team must be fully certified level 1 or higher.
Head Coaches of the 17U or 18U teams must be certified level 1 and in the process of attaining a level 2 certification with some coaching experience at either the high school or club level.
All Head Coaches are required to attend the Elite Development Camp to assist in the development and selection of the provincial teams.
Assistant Coaches must have a minimum of a level 1 certification or in the process of completing the certification. These positions will be appointed from those that applied. Assistant Coaches are encouraged to attend the Elite Development Camp to aid in the development and selection of the provincial teams.
Deadline to submit your application for a coaching position is Friday April 19th, 2013
Interviews will commence the week of April 22nd. Coaches will be announced by May 1st, 2013.