Volleyball Canada announced its Junior National Team coaching staff for the 2016 season today.
“I am pleased with the group of coaches we have assembled for the summer,” said Julien Boucher, High Performance Director for Volleyball Canada. “We are confident they will help our young athletes build on their skills and progress this summer.”
Athlete selection will take place from June 5 to 9 at the Centre Sportif in Gatineau, Quebec.
The staff lineup is as follows:
Head Coach: Gino Brousseau
Former Team Canada outside hitter. Olympian (1992)
Current assistant coach – Université Laval
Resides: Québec City. QC
Assistant coach: Jeff Chung
Former Team Canada setter/libero
Current Director – TOPS Volleyball Academy
Resides: Toronto, ON
Assistant coach: François St-Denis
Current Head Coach and Technical Director – Maverick Volleyball Club
Resides: Ottawa, ON
Statistician: Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt
Current assistant coach and statistician –
Resides: Québec City, QC
A key performance objective for the men’s junior program is to be in the top two at the U21 NORCECA Championships, which serves as qualification for the 2017 FIVB U21 World Championships in the Czech Republic.
The U21 NORCECA Championships take place July 3 to 11, also in Gatineau.