The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club announces the hiring of former Canadian National Beach Volleyball player Tom Podstawka to help coach the boys and girls in the Scorpions competitive beach duo program.
WireService.ca Press Release (01/01/2014) Cambridge, Ontario - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is expanding its competitive beach coaching staff.
The Scorpions Beach Volleyball Program is one of the most extensive in Canada. The program consists of Learn to Play, House League, Competitive Duos and Grass Volleyball. They estimate 500 youth will be registered in their beach program including approximately 30 duos participating in the OVA Beach Tour.
The club have hired Tom Podstawka, a former Canadian National Junior Beach Team Member, 2X National Beach Champion, 2X Provincial Beach Champion and former indoor varsity university and college player.
Paul Langan, President Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club states," Paul Podstawka,Tom's brother, is already making a positive contribution to our club. I have no doubt with Tom's national and international beach volleyball playing experience that he will be a definite coaching asset."
Some of the career accomplishments for Tom are listed below.
Registration for all Scorpions Beach Programs Start January 27, 2014. For more information go to http://www.scorpionsbeach.ca or call Paul Langan 519-654-0089.
TOM PODSTAWKA EXPERIENCE:
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
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