Friday, 14 September 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

So, I was working on a math problem this morning. My parents are celebrating their 61 wedding anniversary and I am older than that so what does that make me????
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Sunday, 26 August 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Maybe next year I will call my Making the Cut Volleyball Camp...the Fortnite detox before school camp.
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Making the Cut Camp 2018

Without a doubt, this will be the best group of coaches I have ever worked with at a camp.  They have so much expertise and knowledge it is going to be such a great learning experience for myself never mind the athletes.  
We do have one or two spots left if anyone is interested in being a late entry into the camp.  Do it now so I can get you registration package together before the camp starts.


Here are the coaches and I think you will see what I mean about what a talented group it will be.

Here are the coaches and I think you will see what I mean about what a talented group it will be.

Dr. Darren Cannell Academy Head Coach
Darren has coached club volleyball for two decades. Was president of the Saskatchewan Volleyball Association for ten years and a Volleyball Canada Director for the same. He has coached the provincial team, CANAM teams, and national teams.
Darren played 5 years university volleyball in Ontario (nominated all Ontario), senior club player, beach and on the masters' national team.
Best way to contact us via email: saskatooneva@gmail.com
If you need further information or like the hear my voice call: 306-361-5206
Toaka Chie Imamura
Chie as a player in 1990 played in the Asian Junior Women's Volleyball Championship and won gold. She was awarded the best setter award. In 1991 she played in Women's U20 World Championship and won bronze. She was awarded the best setter award. In 1990 and 1994 she played for the University of Tsukaba Women's Volleyball Team. Tsukaba University was one of the top teams in Japan. In 1987 the Tsukaba University came to Saskatoon to play against the University of Saskatchewan and again in 1990 and Chie came with them. In 1994 Chie came to Saskatoon to be an assistant coach at the University of Saskatchewan. She has since that time coached Club volleyball, High school volleyball, Community volleyball and done individual practice in the province. By many, she is considered to be one of the best setter coaches in the province.
Michele McKeown
Michele has been involved with volleyball as a player and coach for over 30 years. She has won provincial championships at the high school, club, senior, master, and beach levels. She has won Western Canadian titles and National Championships at various times over her career and enjoys being part of the Team Canada Master’s program where she has traveled to tournaments in the U.S. and Greece. She loves to share her knowledge and passion for the game through her coaching at high school, club, and beach programs, but most importantly, enjoys creating opportunities for upcoming players to learn, understand, and gain her passion for the game of volleyball.
Bill Beaudry
Bill Beaudry has played volleyball for 35 years. The majority of that being co-ed adult volleyball. He has played a number of provincial and western Canadian tournaments along the journey. I started coaching at a young age in the late '80's. I've coached high school and post-secondary teams along the way. I have also coached other sports as well, such as soccer, softball, and hockey. But volleyball is my passion. Presently I coach the boy's program at BJM high school and am coaching a U15 men's club team. We are very lucky to have him sharing his expertise.
Rob Dziadyk
Rob has played volleyball for 35 years at various levels in Saskatchewan. Rob started in the club system in 1983 and continues to play at the Senior men’s level. Volleyball is his true passion though he has coached other sports like softball and soccer along the way. Rob has spent the past 4 years coaching with SMASH Volleyball Club and has assisted them to 2 Provincial titles and a Division 2 Western Canadian title. Rob recently mentored under Coach Dale Regal and enjoys sharing his passion for the game with upcoming players hoping to ignite that lifelong love for the game.
Don Laing
Don started coaching sports in 1978. He coached the provincial teams in the 1980s, school teams from 1979 until 2012 and club season for 25 years. He coached a year with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies 1984-85 as an assistant coach with head coach Frank Enns. He is presently retired and doing marathons, triathlon and bike touring. Don was also the past Saskatchewan Volleyball Association Coaching Pathway Coordinator.
Stacey Laing
Stacey has over 16 years of combined coach and player experience with the sport of volleyball. Stacey played high school volleyball with Carlton Comprehensive high school, and was selected to 6 Sask Provincial Teams, and played with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. She is the winner of the Laurie Anne Leier Athletic and Academic Excellence Memorial Award through the Saskatchewan Volleyball Association. Currently, Stacey coaches with the Summit Volleyball program in Regina. Her focus and greatest knowledge base are with the setting position and she is eager to help develop young setters. She is an NCCP certified coach in volleyball, basketball, athletics, and gymnastics. She is also a CSEP certified CPT and CEP. As a coach, she has coached school, club, and provincial level teams. Stacey has a bachelors degree in Kinesiology and currently works as a Dream Broker for Sask Sport. She was named one of CBC's Top 40 Under 40 in 2015. Her greatest passion is helping youth see the benefits of the sport that goes beyond the playing surfaces in hopes of creating a lifelong love for the sport.






Saturday, 18 August 2018

Free beach volleyball tourney


https://www.universe.com/freebeachtourney

Sign up for the free beach volleyball doubles tourney. 

The beach might look slightly different than the image.

More like this but still nice...


Thursday, 9 August 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Come play some beach volleyball...2 -4pm Father Robinson school today.
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Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Free beach volleyball happening today 2-4 pm Father Robinson school Bring a friend everyone is welcome
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Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Canadian Elite Academy Newsletter


Canadian Elite Academy Newsletter

https://sites.google.com/view/newsletters2018/august-1-2018

Contained in this Newsletter are two announcements.  The first announcement is the coaches who will be doing the Making the Cut Camp.  It is with great pleasure that I can announce a world-class group of coaches.  These are proven successful coaches who are used to working with the age of the camp participants.
The Head Coach is:  Dr. Darren Cannell
Coaches
Michele McKeown
Toaka Chie Imamura
Don Laing (Past SVA Coaching Pathway Coordinator)
For more about these coaches see the CanadianEliteAcademy.com
The second announcement is the success of the Elite Academy Beach Competitive teams at the tournaments.  This last weekend in Prince Albert the entered teams had a gold, silver, two bronzes, and a sixth-place finish.  Congrats to Michele McKeown and all the teams on their success.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Volleyball Elite Academy (2018 Sessions September - June) Monday – Basic Cycles Tuesday – Ignite Athlete Conditioning Wednesday – Advanced Cycles Thursday – Ignite Athlete Conditioning Saturday – 1st Saturday of each month Elite High-Level cycles Sunday – Boys League & Girls League Basic Cycle Serving Underhand Pass Overhand Pass Spike Block Individual Defense Advanced Cycle Serving Underhand Pass Overhand Pass Spike Block Individual Defense Setting Elite High Session Hitting Harder Jump Serving The Positions
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Thursday, 26 July 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

What great weather for some beach volleyball. Father Robinson School 2-4 Come play bring a friend.
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Thursday, 19 July 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Beautiful day to play some Beach Volleyball...2 - 4pm...at Farher Robinson School
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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Volleyball Elite Academy

Free beach volleyball today 2pm - 4pm Father Robinson School I bring the music you bring family and friends
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