The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is very proud to announce that Mark Morell will be the head coach for our 12U Boy Competitive Team. This team will participate in 13U OVA boys division.
Paul Langan, Scorpions Club Founder states," Mark Morell is responsibile for building up our boys program so we can, for the 1st time, have a 12U boys team. The future of boys volleyball with the Scorpions Club is strong with committed coaches like Mark on staff."
Tryouts for the 12U team will take place in September. Keep looking at our website for updates: https://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is very proud to announce that Lisa Buttazzoni will return to be the head coach for our 11U Girls Competitive Team. This team will participate in our popular 12U/11U Tournament series and other invitational tournaments.
Paul Langan, Scorpions Club Founder states," If you asked me what type of coach we are looking for in our organization I would say Lisa Buttazzoni. She is a commited, loyal, energetic and a positive person. Our future is bright with coaches like Lisa on staff"
Tryouts for the 11U team will take place in September. Keep looking at our website for updates: https://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
Former USA National Team member and present Head Coach of San Diego State University Women’s Volleyball Program Deitre Collins-Parker will lead the Scorpions Elite Volleyball Camp July 23rd,-July 27th, 2018 in Cambridge, Ontario.
WireService.ca Press Release (05/29/2018) Cambridge, ON - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are pleased to provide the details regarding their 2018 Elite Volleyball Camp.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club is the largest indoor and beach volleyball club in the Waterloo Region and surrounding area.
The club is proud to announce that USA volleyball legend Deitre Collins-Parker has agreed to lead our Elite Volleyball Camp.
Paul Langan, club founder states, “ Deitre Collins-Parker brings her wealth of playing and coaching experience to our camp. We have included a list of her incredible accomplishments below. As a coach she has a proven time and time again she has the skills to get the best out of her players. The club is pumped to have someone of Deitres qualifications to lead our camp.”
Camp Details Scorpions Elite Volleyball Camp
Deitre Collins-Parker Bio
Head Coach San Diego State University 2009 - Present
Head Coach Cornell University - 2004-2009 as the head coach at Cornell, where she led the Big Red to three Ivy League titles and two NCAA tournament appearances.
Collins-Parker spent the previous eight seasons as head coach at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, earning Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1998
Former member of the U.S. national volleyball team member. Collins-Parker was the starting middle blocker for the 1988 Olympic Team in Seoul, South Korea, and was an alternate for the 1992 team in Barcelona, Spain. She played in over 130 international matches
Three-time AVCA All-American at the University of Hawaii. As a collegian, Collins-Parker was a two-time Broderick Award honoree as the national player of the year (1983, 1984) after leading the Rainbow Wahine to consecutive national titles and a 110-5 record in her final three seasons. Collins capped off her career by becoming the first volleyball player to be awarded the Broderick Cup recipient, given to the nation's best collegiate athlete in all sports.
She was twice named to the NCAA all-tournament team and still holds the record for solo blocks in one NCAA tournament (15 in 1982). She was one of six players named to the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball 25th Anniversary Team in October 2005.
She played professionally in the Italian League (1988-89) and the French League (1989-91), capturing the French League Championship twice and the European Cup of Champions in 1990.
Collins-Parker was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame.
Collins-Parker is a member of the USA Volleyball Coaching Accreditation Program and is a CAP level III accredited coach.
We would like to take the time to congratulate Jessna Marmo on her successful post secondary education at Mohawk College and her completion of playing 4 years varsity volleyball for the Mohawk College Mountaineers.
Jessna graduated from their Advanced Biotechnology Engineering program at Mohawk.
Matthew Schnarr, Head Coach of the Mohawk College Women's team, "“I had the opportunity to work with Jessna for 2 years of her 4 spent at Mohawk College. Jessna was the ultimate teammate in her time at Mohawk. An athlete of few words as she let her effort in practice and matches do the talking. Jessna NEVER took a night off and would run through the wall if it meant keeping the ball alive. She was an integral part of our programs push for a culture reset and left it in a better place than where she started with it. Once A Mountaineer, Always A Mountaineer. Thank you Jessna and the Scorpions Volleyball Club”
Paul Langan, Founder of Scorpions Volleyball Club, " I remember when Jessna was at our first beachvolleyball camp in 2011 and later as an 18U player with our club. She was always professional on the court. She has matured into an excellent role model for young athletes and I am glad she is coaching in our beach volleyball developmental program this summer. We wish her the best in her career. "
For more on the Mohawk College Mountaineers Women's Volleyball team click HERE.
For more on the Scorpions Volleyball Club go to: https://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are looking for some new coaches for their indoor youth volleyball season in September.
WireService.ca Press Release (05/24/2018) Cambridge, ON - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club Inc. from Cambridge Ontario has over one thousand youth in their indoor and beach programs combined.
The club is looking for new head and assistant coaches to help in their boys and girls competitive and non competitive indoor programs
Coaches receive an honorarium and all required coaching courses are paid for by the club.
Paul Langan, founder of Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club states,""To continue to offer the diverse amount of non competitive and competitive youth volleyball programs in the community, we need to keep our roster at approximately 45 coaches for the 2018-19 season. "
For more information and to complete the online application go to: http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca/coaches or call Paul Langan at 226-505-7605
Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club will be giving $4,000. worth of bursaries to graduating players with averages over 85%.
WireService.ca Media Release (05/15/2018) Cambridge ON...The Scorpions Club is very proud to announce the 8 graduating players who have obtained an average of over 85%, will be attending post secondary education in the fall of 2018 and will be getting a bursary.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club has over 500 players in their indoor program. They introduced a bursary program to reward their 18U players for their academic excellence.
Paul Langan, Founder Scorpions Volleyball Club states, “ The club is profoundly proud that these athletes have excelled in the classroom and have been fantastic role models for younger players in our club.I have no doubt that the 8 players winning these bursaries will become future leaders in the community.”
Here is the list of the bursary winners for the 2018 season. Each athlete will receive a cheque for $500.
For more information on the Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club and their indoor and beach programs go to: http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca or email scorpionsvolleyball(at)yahoo.ca