The Tall Maples camp is in its 2nd edition in 2017. The camp is tailored to athletes with above average physical attributes who show potential to contribute to the success of the Team Ontario programs in the future. The camp is focused on addressing the needs of tall athletes and integrates both indoor and beach volleyball. Coaches will work on various development aspects such as motor skills, agility, coordination and obviously, volleyball skills. The goal is to help Tall Maples athletes become impact players on their teams.
When: July 9th-15th, 2017
Where: St-Clair College, in conjunction with the 17U Team Ontario program
Number of players: Maximum 24 players per gender
Eligibility: Athletes must meet the following requirements
- Boys born in 2002 and later & Girls born in 2003 and later
- Minimum height requirement:
- Boys = 183 cm (6’0)
- Girls = 180 cm (5’11)
- Athletes can’t be part of the 16U HPC
Registration: Registration for consideration can be done by completing the Tall Maples Registration Form. (This step does not guarantee a spot in the camp)
Selection: Athlete evaluations will take place at the Team Ontario testing station at Ontario Championships. Athletes will be asked to perform basic physical tests (height and spike jump). Spots will be awarded based solely on height and spike jump results. The athletes will be ranked and invited to the camp in order of their ranking until the camp is full. Invitations will be sent during the first week of May.