Volleyball Canada Announces Men’s Junior Team

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Volleyball Canada has announced its men’s junior team for the 2016 season. The team will train in Gatineau to prepare for the U21 NORCECA Continental Championship from July 5 to 10 (participating countries: CAN, USA, CUB, MEX, BAR, VIN, GUA, TTO, DOM).

This event, also held in Gatineau, will serve as a qualification for the 2017 U21 Men’s World Junior Championship (location TBC). Canada will be looking to secure one of two spots in the World Championship through this event for the fifth time in a row.

2016 Junior National Team Roster

Charlie Bringloe, Waterloo, ON (Right Side)
Derek Epp, Saskatoon, SK (Setter)
Pearce Eshenko, Banff, AB (Middle)
CJ Gavlas, Saskatoon, SK (Setter)
Daenan Gyimah, Scarborough, ON (Middle)
Jacob Kern, Edmonton, AB (Left Side)
Eric Loeppky, Steinbach, MB (Left Side)
Matthew Mawdsley, London, ON (Middle)
Matthew Passalent, Hamilton, ON (Left Side)
Jordan Pereira, St. Catharines, ON (Libero)
Eli Risso, Kelowna, BC (Libero)
Taryq Sani, Ajax, ON (Left Side)
Sharone Vernon-Evans, Scarborough, ON (Left Side)
Max Vriend, Barrhead, AB (Middle)

Head Coach: Gino Brousseau
Assistants: Jeff Chung and François St-Denis
Statistician: Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt