2019 Men’s and Women’s NORCECA Champions Cup Tournament. Photo by NORCECA

Canada has announced its teams for the 2019 Men’s and Women’s NORCECA Champions Cup Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Aug. 22 to 24.

The Canadian men’s team kicks off the tournament facing Cuba on Thursday at 1 pm local time, and the women meet host USA at 5 pm local that same day.

The top team of each gender from this tournament will enter the zonal Olympic qualification tournament in January 2020. Canada will host the next pre-qualifier for men’s teams, Sept. 02 to 07 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where top three advance to the January tournament.

Men’s squad (in alphabetical order)
Ryley Barnes, Edmonton, AB
Jeremy Davies, Calgary, AB
Danny Demyanenko, Toronto, ON
Derek Epp, Saskatoon, SK
Daenan Gyimah, Scarborough, ON
Craig Ireland, Beamsville, ON
Jared Jarvis, Vaughan, ON
Byron Keturakis, Surrey, BC
Brandon Koppers, Georgetown, ON
Kevin Lebreux, Cumberland, ON
Eric Loeppky, Steinbach, MB
Jordan McConkey, Stratford, ON
Blake Scheerhoorn, Belleville, ON
Casey Schouten, Winnipeg, MB

Ryan Marsden – Head Coach
Francois St. Denis – Assistant Coach
Melissa Healy – Athletic Therapist
Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt – Statistician
Julien Boucher – Team Manager

Women’s squad (in alphabetical order)
Cassandra Bujan, Winnipeg, MB
Jennifer Cross, Scarborough, ON
Megan Cyr, St. Andrews, MB
Sarah Chase, Campbell River, BC
Hilary Howe, Calgary, AB
Shainah Joseph, Ottawa, ON
Brie King, Langley, BC
Sara Kovac, Niagara Falls, ON
Emily Maglio, Coquitlam, BC
Kristen Moncks, Standard, AB
Alicia Ogoms, Winnipeg, MB
Alicia Perrin, Creston, BC
Kiera Van Ryk, Surrey, BC
Jazmine White, Oshawa, ON

Shannon Winzer – Head Coach
Jeff Ross – Assistant Coach
Mischa Partridge – Athletic Therapist
Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt – Statistician
Bree Fraser – Team Manager