TRYOUTS AND OUR TEAMS

High Performance Teams (Elevate Peak) and Competitive Teams (Elevate Ice and Elevate Edge)

TRYOUTS for 2019 Teams

Elevate Volleyball Club will be hosting tryouts for the 2019 season on the following days:

13U

Sunday, November 18 – 4:00 to 6:00 PM – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford

Tuesday, November 20 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Clayburn Middle School, Abbotsford

 

14U

Sunday, November 18 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford

Wednesday, November 21 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Robert Bateman Secondary School, Abbotsford

 

15U

Sunday, November 25 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford

Tuesday, November 27 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Robert Bateman Secondary School, Abbotsford

 

16U 

Sunday, December 2 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford

Tuesday, December 4 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Robert Bateman Secondary School, Abbotsford

 

17U

Sunday, December 2 – 4:30 to 6:00 PM – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford

Tuesday, December 4 – 6:30 to 8:30 PM – Robert Bateman Secondary School, Abbotsford

 

To Register:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS

  • Athletes please pre-register online to expedite check in process
  • Arrive 20 minutes before tryouts to allow for check in
  • Parents/Guardian required at check-in to sign the Social Media release form
  • $25 CASH ONLY tryout fee is required (paid at the door)
  • Have you played in other club last year?:  If so, club release forms are NO LONGER required
  • Athletes are highly encouraged to wear the same shirt to both tryouts.  This will assist the coaches in identifying athletes.
  • It is ideal, but not required for the Athlete to attend both tryout days for their age group, as this will provide the coach with maximum exposure to their skills, attitudes, coachability and team efforts.
  • Bring: water, great attitude, effort and your love for volleyball and wear appropriate athletic gear
  • Questions: contact either Shallen Letwin (srletwin@shaw.ca) or Carlos Navarrete (cinavarrete@outlook.com)

 

Athlete Selection to a Team

  • While there are many areas a coach considers when selecting an Athlete, in general, Athletes will be selected based on: Effort, Attitude and Skill.
  • Attributes that are considered include: Athleticism, Speed, Agility, Endurance, Jumping Ability, Ball Handling, Volleyball Body Mechanics, Leadership, Communication, Coachability, Desire and Competitiveness
  • Coaches will be observing and interacting with Athletes during tryouts to determine the members on their teams.
  • No one other than official coaches/club officials are permitted to be on the gym floor assisting, commenting and interacting with athletes during tryouts.
  • Head Coaches will determine which athletes to offer a position to on a team.
  • Athletes may be offered a position during or after tryouts
  • Once an Athlete is offered a position, they need to accept the position by 6 pm on the following dates, otherwise they forfeit their position:
    • 13U and 14U:  November 26, 2018
    • 15 U: December 3, 2018
    • 16U and 17U: December 10, 2018
  • If Athletes do not receive an email/phone call by the dates listed above, they have not been selected on a team.  We highly encourage athletes to continue to find opportunities to keep playing.

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS (Elevate Peak)

  • will focus on more higher competitive tournaments, enhanced training/fitness and be composed of higher skilled players
  • will train at least 3 days per week
  • expect athletes to maintain an above average fitness level on their own
  • will go to Regionals, Provincials and Nationals

COMPETITIVE TEAMS (Elevate Ice)

  • will focus on advancing and refining skills and compete in some competitive tournaments
  • will train 2-3 days per week
  •  attend Regionals and Provincials, but may not attend Nationals

Elevate Volleyball Teams 2019

13U Elevate Peak

Head Coach: Leasa Lepine
Assistant Coaches: Kathleen Leping and Anna-Marie Lepine

Athletes:

 

13U Elevate Ice

Head Coach: Gillian Hennessy
Assistant Coaches: Kaitlyn Zutter

Athletes:

 

14U Elevate Peak

Head Coach: Karen Jarvis
Assistant Coach: TBD

Athletes:

 

 

14U Elevate Ice

Head Coach: Andrew Hale
Assistant Coach: TBD

Athletes:

 

 

15U Elevate Peak

Head Coach: Amanda Dick
Assistant Coach: TBD

Athletes:

 

15U Elevate Ice

Head Coach: Carlos Navarrete
Assistant Coaches: TBD

Athletes:

 

16U Elevate Peak

Head Coach: Paul Watton
Assistant Coach: TBD

Athletes:

 

16U Elevate Ice

Head Coach: Shane Hennessy
Assistant Coach: TBD

Athletes:

 

17U Elevate Peak

Head Coach: Shallen Letwin
Assistant Coach: Evan Bell-Foley (UFV Men’s Team Libero) and Kim Bauder (UFV Women’s Team Left-side)

Athletes: