The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club announces the hiring of former York & Nipissing University player Tom Podstawka to coach their 16U girls competitive team.
WireService.ca Press Release (07/14/2014) Cambridge, Ontario - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is expanding its competitive indoor coaching staff.
The Scorpions indoor volleyball program is growing each year. The program consists of SPIKES learn to play, house league, sitting volleyball and competitive teams. They estimate 500 youth will be registered in their indoor program in the fall. The club will have 10 competitive girls teams and 3 boys competitive teams.
Tom Podstawka, along with his extensive indoor experience is also a former Canadian National Junior Beach Team Member, 2X National Beach Champion, 2X Provincial Beach Champion.
The 16U girls Scorpions competitive girls team last year were a Division 1 Tier 2 silver medal provincial championship team.
Paul Langan, President Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club states," We have seen the positive results this summer with Tom coaching our competitive beach volleyball duos. His quiet professionlism is exactly what we are looking for.I have no doubt he is the coach to take the 16U girls competitive team to the next level"
Some of the career accomplishments for Tom are listed below.
Scorpions competitive team tryouts will start September 13th 2014. For more information go to http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca or call Paul Langan 519-654-0089.
TOM PODSTAWKA EXPERIENCE:
2013:CCAA Mens Volleyball National Champion
OCCA Mens Volleyball Ontario Champion
OCCA Tournament All-Star Award
2011: York University (Left-side)
2008: York University: OUA Rookie All-Star Award
OVA National Silver Medals: 1
OVA Provincial Gold Medals: 1
2008: 21U Canadian National Gold Medal
2007: U21 Junior World Beach Volleyball Championships in England (5th place)
21U: Canadian National Gold Medal
2006: U21 Junior World Beach Volleyball Championships in Italy
2005: U19 Junior World Beach Volleyball Championships in Bermuda
Beach Volleyball National Gold Medals: 2
Beach Volleyball OVA Gold Medals: 2