Teams for 2019

There will be one team in each age group for both boys and girls! If you were at tryouts you are on a team in your age group! Please find the schedule for your age group.

Please register today! Communication from coaches will now go to registered players.

We will be assessing the U17 and U18 in the first two weeks of January for the girls as there are alot of U17 age gils and not many U18, there is a possibility of making two U18 teams.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us!

 

January Schedule Please Read Carefully

Schedule

Under 12 Monday 5-6:60pm SAJS and Sunday 12:30-2 SAJS

Under 13 Thursday 5-6:30 East and Sunday 3:30-5 SAJS

Under 14 Monday 5:00-6:30 SAJS and Sunday 3:30-5 SAJS

Under 15 Thursday 6:30-8 East and Sunday 12:30-2 SAJS

Under 16 Monday 6:30-8 SAJS and Wednesday 5:30-7 AEC

Under 17 Monday 6:30-8 SAJS and Wednesday 5:30-7 St Andrews Consolidated

Under 18 Tuesday 7:30-9 East and Thursday 8-9:30 East

Under 16 Boys Monday 8-9:30 SAJS and Sunday 11-12:30 SAJS

Under 18 Boys Wednesday 7-8:30 St Andrews Consolidated and Sunday 2-3:30 SAJS

Key Dates for 2019

Key Event Dates:
o Super Series #1: February 8th-10th, 2019
o Super Series #2: March 8th-10th, 2019
o Super Series #3: March 29th-31st, 2019
o NS Champs Weekend 1: April 12th-14th, 2019 14UG, 14UB, 17UG,
18UG, 18UB
o NS Champs Weekend 2: April 26th-28th, 2019 13UG, 15UG, 16UG,
16UB

New Jerseys for 2019

The club is looking into new long sleeve jerseys for the teams this year. Find some good jerseys in a timely fashion we will try to put it to the athletes for a vote on the new jerseys!

Fitness Sessions

New to Stoirm for 2019 year is mandatory fitness sessions. The fitness sessions will be on Tuesday 5-6pm at SAJS and Wednesday 5-6pm at AEC. Athletes will be required to go to one of these sessions a week as they are part of the training for the year.

Stoirm will be announcing the trainer for these sessions as soon as it is finalized and they will start Tuesday January 8th.

Tryouts

Tryouts will be:

December 9th SAJS

11-12:30 U13/U14/U15

12:30-2:00 U16/U17/U18

2-3:30 Boys

December 16th East Antigonish Education Center

11-12:30 U13/U14/U15

12:30-2:00 U16/U17/U18

2-3:30 Boys

Joe Duggan will be running the boys tryouts with guest Daniel Strickland who has played competitive volleyball in Europe and BC. Daniel has also agreed to assist the boys throughout the season, this is a great opportunity to learn from someone with such experience!

Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting Tuesday November 20th at 7 pm at the Peoples Place Library Community Room. Everyone is welcome even the players as we will give away one free membership from those that attend.  Our guest Speaker will be Katie Edwards head coach of the St FX Rowing program at St. FX, she is going to speak to us about program development and team dynamics.

Katie has been the head coach of the StFX rowing club since 2011, and has led the team to the last six national championships. Recently, her crew placed fifth in the lightweight men’s double, a record for the team. Since 2013, the club has rowed on Lochaber, where Katie has worked to develop a world-class regatta hosting venue with the community of Lochaber. In addition to her coaching duties, she is the President of the Antigonish Rowing Club, the President of Row Nova Scotia, and was recently elected President of the Canadian University Rowing Association.

We will be looking to fill the following positions on the board:

Vice President – assist with overall operation of the club, prep for board meetings

Super Series Coordinator – coordinate with Stoirm teams, VNS, and gym coordinator to organize three Super Series tournaments a year if the club chooses to host in any or all three

Coaching Coordinator – coordinate coaches at the start of the year, hold coaches meeting at the start of the year,  collect all Criminal Record Checks for VNS, track coaches training and liaise with VNS.

Gym Coordinator – work with County Recreation, AEC, Pomquet school, St. Andrew’s School, and Dr JH Gillis to get gym times for club practice, Home Tournaments and Super Series Tournaments.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the above positions,

 

Thank you all very much,

Jennifer MacEachern

President Stoirm Volleyball