The Scorpions Volleyball Club are very proud to announce that Olivia Koop will be playing varsity volleyball with the Goshen College Maple Leaf's Women's Volleyball team in Goshen Indiana.
Olivia Koop plays the middle position. She was a recipient of a Scorpions Academic Scholarship. She made the honor roll all four years at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and was named an Ontario Scholar, graduating with French certification.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club wishes Olivia the best of luck in her athletic and academic future. To read the Goshen College Press Release on Olivia's signing go to: http://www.goleafs.net/article/12925
Visit the Scorpions Booth at the Cambridge Mall this Saturday, August 17th, 2019 from 10am-3:30pm.
Meet 13U Boys Coach Mark Morell, 12U Girls Coach Tracy Forshaw and President Paul Langan Play volleyball with Jenny Clarke and Chantel Lapierre!
August 12th, 2019.....The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are very proud to announce that they are expanding into Ayr Ontario.
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club started in 2009. It is now the largest youth beach and indoor volleyball club in the Waterloo Region and surrounding cities.
The Scorpions will be offering a developmental youth program for girls and boys.
Here are the details:
Paul Langan, President of Scorpions Volleyball Club states, " We have always had players from Ayr in the club at our programs in Cambridge but in the last two years these numbers have increased significantly. We now also have 3 coaches from Ayr so we feel it is time to expand to this beautiful community.
I have asked Coach Renee Michiels, former University of Windsor varsity player and current Scorpions coach, to lead this program and she has accepted. She is also an Ayr resident as is excited by challenge. I doubt it will not be long before we have Scorpions competitive teams from Ayr."
To register for the Ayr development program: http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca/fallprograms-ayr
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is proud to announce that Bernadine Verstraeten and Steve Furnace are returning to run our Grade 7 and 8 Scorpions 2 Development Program this October.
Bernadine is a teacher and has been coaching volleyball for approximately 20 years and is an elite developmental coach. Steve Furnace will be Bernadine's Assistant Coach. Steve has been volunteering with the Monday night program for 8 years and plays volleyball in the adult leagues.
Paul Langan, Founder of the club states, " The respect that Bernadine gets from the parents and players in the program is well deserved. When it comes to teaching skill development to our players Bernadine is exceptional. Having Steve help Bernadine each year makes for a fantastic program. It is no surprise to me that this programs sells out every year."
To learn more and to register for our Fall Programs go to: http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca/fallprograms
wireservice.ca....August 1st, 2019...The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is proud to announce their tryout dates for their indoor competitive teams for the 2019-20 indoor season.
The Scorpions club will have 18 competitive teams. There will be 4 boys teams and 14 girls teams. The Green and Gold teams play in the Ontario Volleyball Association Tournaments. The White teams play in the Southwest Volleyball League.
Tryouts for the Green and Gold Teams will be on September 14th Saturday and Sunday the 15th at Monsignor Doyle School on Myers Road. Tryouts for the White Teams will be on Monday September 16th and Tuesday September 17th at Preston High School on Rose Street in Cambridge.
Tryouts are free to attend. Participants shall pre-register for the tryouts. For a list of all dates and times for age groups go to: http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca/competitive-teams
Paul Langan, President Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club, " We are the largest court sport for youth in Cambridge and the second largest youth sports organization in the City. I am so thankful to have such a dynamic board and 38 coaches that have stepped forwarded to coach this season. I look forward to seeing everyone at tryouts.
The Scorpions are holding a Get Ready for Tryouts Camp on August 25th Sunday and August 26th where players can get prepared for tryouts and coaches can see you before our tryouts. It is 1.5hr session each day and only $25.00 to attend the Camp. Here is a LINK to information on camp times and to register.
For those interested in our Fall Development programs here is the LINK for information and to register.
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are proud to announce that Alana Beirness and Megan DeMille are returning to coach for the club. Alana will be the head coach of the Scorpions 16u Gold team and Megan will he the Assistant Coach.
Paul Langan, Founder of Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club states, " Alana, a former player for the club, did great in her first year of coaching competitive volleyball last year for the club. With the hiring of of our senior coach Pam Knechtel to help mentor the team, I am looking forward to a very positive experience for the players that make the 16U Gold Scorpions girls team."
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club will announce tryouts for the club on July 31st, 2019 on their website at http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca .
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is very proud to announce that Raluca Oprean will be the head coach for the Scorpions 14U White Girls team.
Raluca is a former Scorpion competitive player. Her assistant coach will be Catalin Oprean.
The Scorpions 14U White Team plays in the Southwest League.
Paul Langan, founder of the Scorpions Volleyball Club states, "It is great to see a former player like Raluca return to start her coaching career with us. I am confident it will be a rewarding experience for our 14u White team to have the Opreans coaching this Indoor season."
Keeping checking the Scorpions Website for information on tryouts. http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is very proud to announce that Pam Knechtel has joined the Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club. Her role is to mentor the club's new coaches.
Pam has over 35 years playing, refereeing and coaching experience in volleyball. At Southwood Secondary School, Pam has coached all 4 junior and senior boys and girls volleyball teams each year for many years. She also still plays and is a carded referee.
Pam has recently helped Scorpions Coach Renee Michiels on a part time basis.
Paul Langan, President of the Scorpions Volleyball Club states, " I have been trying to recruit Pam to help at our club for over 6 years. She is just so busy coaching, playing and refereeing. We are so fortunate that she has agreed to take a more active role and mentor our new coaches in the club.
I respect Pam's life long passion for volleyball and helping youth. Our club is in a much better place now with Pam helping our new coaches grow their knowledge and love for the sport of volleyball."
For more information on the Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club go to: http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is very proud to announce the following coaches to the 12U Grils competitive girls team. Tracy Forshaw will be the Head Coach of the Scorpions 12U Girls Team. Her assistant coaches will be Karen Omand and Ciarra Collison.
Tracy returns to the club for her 6th year as a head coach. Karen has been with the club for 8 years. Ciarra is a former Scorpions competitive player who is returning for her second season as an Assistant Coach.
Paul Langan, club founder states," I wish my daughter was 12yrs old again so I could have these coaches. Players lucky enough to make this team will be part of a fun and positive learning environment. Being part of this team will be like winning the trifecta!
You can meet the coaches at our Scorpions Get Ready for Tryouts Camp are August 25th/26th, 2019. at heritage College, Cambridge, ON. There are 2 - 1.5hr sessions a day. Cost is $25.00. time is 8:30am-10:00am each day. Register your daughter by clicking HERE.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club is very proud to announce the hiring of David Duhan as Assistant Coach for the Scorpions 15U Green Girls team for the 2019-20 season.
David Duhan is a former University of Guelph Gryphon varsity volleyball player. He is still actively playing indoor and beach volleyball.
Kayla Gaudette is the head coach for the 15u Girls Green team.
Paul Langan, founder of the club states," I was already excited about Kayla coaching her team again this season and what they could achieve. Adding a quality person such as David Duhan as an assistant coach will definitely take this team to another level. "
You can meet Kayla and David at our Scorpions Get Ready for Tryouts Camp are August 25th/26th, 2019. at heritage College, Cambridge, ON. There are 2 - 1.5hr sessions a day. Cost is $25.00. time is 3:00pm-4:30pm each day. Register your daughter by clicking HERE.