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 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

Location Change

Hi everyone,

This Sundays practice will be at the East in Monastery! We apologize for the inconvenience but the gym is double booked at SAJS. The time will remain the same.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Changes to this Sunday’s practice

This Sunday only we need to move practices to the East in Monastery! I am sorry to inconvenience everyone but the gym is double booked at SAJS and they asked if we could move to the East. Same times for everyone!

If you do not have transportation please ask a parent if you could get a ride.

Thank you and sorry again for the inconvenience!

Clothing Order

Hi everyone,

I will be placing an order for clothing on January 26th. Clothing will arrive prior to our first tournament in Lunenburg. All orders must be paid via e-transfer to

We will look at another order date later in the season.


Home Tournaments

Under 14 Girls – February 23/24, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0

Under 13 Girls – April 6/7, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0

Under 16 Boys – February 16/17, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0

Under 15 Girls – March 23/24, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0

Under 16 Girls – February 2/3, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0

Under 18 Girls – April 13/14, East Antigonish Education Center NS-4 Monastery NS B0H 1W0