Canada’s senior men’s team is in Colorado for the Norceca’s Men’s Continental Championship/ World Championship Qualification tournament.
The NORCECA men’s event runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. The U.S. team is ranked second in the world and No. 1 in the NORCECA zone, while Canada is currently ranked sixth in the world. Among the other countries expected to compete are Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Martinique, Mexico, and Trinidad & Tobago.
Schedule on USA Volleyball’s web site: https://goo.gl/Td9BFm (
TJ Sanders, London, ON
Gordon Perrin, Creston, BC
Nicholas Hoag, Sherbrooke, QC
Stephen Maar, Aurora, ON
Jason DeRocco, Winnipeg, MB
Sharone Vernon-Evans, Scarborough, ON
Daniel Jansen Vandoorn, Langley, BC
Lucas Van Berkel, Edmonton, AB
Max Burt, Gander, NFLD
Bryan Duquette, St. Thomas, ON
Graham Vigrass, Calgary, AB
Bradley Gunter, Comox, BC
Blair Bann, Edmonton, AB
Brett Walsh, Calgary, AB
Head coach: Stephane Antiga
Assistant coaches: Dan Lewis, Georges Laplante
Therapist: Melissa Healy
Statistician: Lionel Bonnaure
Strength and conditioning coach: Jean-Louis Tremblay
Team manager: Mathieu Séguin
NOTE: Canada is hosting a similar women’s event (with four teams) in Langley, BC, Sept. 28 to 30.