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Coach Selection is Open for 2023 Team Ontario Regional Program

By Ontario Volleyball Association, 12/15/22, 3:45PM EST


The Athlete Development team has announced that the coach selection process for the 2023 Team Ontario Regional Program is open. The Ontario Volleyball Association is looking for coaches interested in supporting the growth of young athletes and willing to invest in their own professional development.

The Team Ontario Regional Program is designed to meet the needs of athletes and coaches who demonstrate a commitment to beginning their journey on the high performance pathway.

All individuals interested in being part of any Team Ontario program must:

  • Be a registered member in good standing with the OVA and Volleyball Canada.
  • Have a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening & Police Record Check as well as complete a Screening Disclosure Form.
  • Have completed the following four modules available online:
    • Foundations of Volleyball
    • Making Ethical Decision Online Evaluation
    • Making Head Way
    • CAC Safe Sport Training

In addition to the above requirements, Team Ontario coach candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Practical understanding of Volleyball Canada’s Long-term Development (LTD) model.
  • Interest and willingness to learn and participate in coach development activities.
  • Ability to create a caring supportive learning environment free of all coercion and dear.
  • Willingness to use an inquiry-based approach that puts the athlete at the centre of the learning process.
  • Ability to develop meaningful relationships with athletes and other members of the team.
  • Strong self-awareness and willingness to self-evaluate.
  • Ability to exercise effective leadership that feeds and support the Team Ontario culture.

The Regional Program had 38 coaches selected for the 2022 camps and we are looking forward to another great integrated beach and indoor camp in the summer with eager and developing leaders.

The deadline for coaches  to apply for the Team Ontario Regional Program is Monday, January 2 at 11:59 p.m.