At the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA), we are committed to providing quality development opportunities through the Team Ontario programs, which are designed to meet the needs of athletes and coaches who demonstrate a desire to progress along the high performance pathway. Our mission is to help these athletes and coaches reach the international stage while supporting the development of indoor and beach volleyball throughout Ontario. We strive to deliver the best personal growth experiences through a holistic approach based on the Volleyball Canada Long Term Development model. We believe that maximizing one’s athletic potential goes hand in hand with creating lifelong friendships and memories. This belief transpires through all that we do.
All Team Ontario coach candidates must meet the following requirements as per the Team Ontario Selection Policy:
OVA is looking for coaches interested in developing athletes within the three pillars of the Volleyball Canada Athlete Development Matrix
Volleyball expertise and coaching knowledge are important to help support the conversations with athletes within the Athlete and Player areas of development. As such, the following qualifications are recommended:
Coaches applying for a Team Ontario coach position must be registered members with the OVA and have an active account in MRS. This is how we verify that applicants meet the OVA Screening policy requirements. Coaches who do not currently have a Coach membership in MRS can sign up for a Volunteer Leader membership to satisfy the requirements of this application process (you will be asked to complete the screening steps as part of your registration). Coaches without an active Coach or Volunteer Leader account in MRS will not be considered.
Coaches interested in applying for a Team Ontario coaching position must complete the following steps before 11:59pm on December 6th, 2023:
Find all details about coach selection and the different programs available in the Team Ontario 2024 Coach Selection Handbook.
Discover all Team Ontario programs for 2024 by visiting the Team Ontario website