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Volleyball Coaches Conference

Building the Base, Growing the Game

Hosted by Queen's University Athletics & Recreation Centre
Friday, April 29th & Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Following up on last year's highly successful conference for Volleyball coaches, this year's panel of clinicians bring to us a wealth of experience across all levels of the game. It promises to be a great weekend of discussion, learning, and sharing of ideas.

Meet Our 2011 Clinicians

Clinicians listed are confirmed. Subject to change only in event of unforeseen circumstances.

Please Note: Glenn Hoag has officially withdrawn for this year's clinic as his Arkas(Turkish) Professional team has progressed to the finals of the Turkish League playoffs. Fortunately, we have been able to have his segments covered by some terrific clinicians at the Clinic. Check the updated agenda for the Volleyball Clinic by clicking the link on this page.

Brenda Willis
Head Coach, Queen's University Gaels Men's Volleyball
Brenda WillisBrenda is a 5 time OUA Coach of the Year and OUA 3M Coaching Award Winner; She is in her 24th season with Queen's and her 37th year of coaching; Her teams have a 528–206 win/loss record with 4 OUA titles and 6 OUA Silver Medals; Brenda's 2006 team finished 5th in Canada; Brenda has also coached 8 years with the Ontario Provincial Team Program and won a Gold Medal at the 1993 Canada Games; She was also Assistant Coach of the Canada Men's A2 team in 2002 and Head Coach of the 21U Ontario Provincial Team in 2007; In the summer of 2009 , she was Head Coach of Canada's team at the World Maccabia Games in Israel earning a Bronze Medal; Brenda is past President of the OVA and Vice–President of the CIS Men's Volleyball Coaches Association.
Pam Hoerup
Head Coach, Cortland State Women's Volleyball
Pam HoerupPam Hoerup enters her sixth season as the head coach for the Cortland State women's volleyball program in 2010. She was also an assistant coach for the Red Dragons in 2004. Hoerup has a career record of 149-55 (.730) and has led Cortland to at least 25 victories in each of her first five seasons. In 2009, the Red Dragons finished 25-12 and advanced to the championship match of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) tournament. In 2007, the Red Dragons posted a 32-11 overall record, tied for 17th nationally in the NCAA Division III playoffs, captured the SUNYAC Tournament title and recorded a perfect 10-0 mark in the SUNYAC East Division. Prior to Cortland, Hoerup coached the girls' varsity volleyball team at Trumansburg High School from 1990-2003. She compiled a 216-59 record and led the team to four state final four appearances in her last eight years, including 2002-2003.
Steve Leknois
Head Coach, Royal Military College Men's Volleyball
Steve LeknoisSteve Leknois is in his 20th year of coaching volleyball. Leknois is entering his ninth season as the Head Coach of the Royal Military College Men's Varsity Volleyball Program. Steve has coached in numerous programs, including the 2010 Canadian National B Team, Queen's University men's program, and the Ontario Provincial Team. Coach Leknois is currently involved with the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) as a club coach as well as the President of the Pegasus Volleyball Club. He is also a Level 1 theory-qualified instructor. Prior to coaching, Steve played high-calibre club volleyball, including several years with the Canadian CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire) program.
Jason Trepanier
Technical Director, Ontario Volleyball Association
Jason TrepanierJason Trepanier is the Technical Director for the Ontario Volleyball Association. Jason was a standout player and MVP at Dalhousie University where he was a First Team All-Canadian. He played on the 1999 Canadian National Team representing Canada at the World Cup,Pan Am Games, and America's Cup Events. Trepanier then turned pro and played in Europe for six years with teams in Belgium,Spain,Switzerland,Turkey, and the Netherlands. Jason was hired as the Performance Enhancement Team Head Coach for the OVA following his pro career and also served as a Provincial Team Head Coach.
John May
Head Coach, Crush Volleyball Club
John MayJohn May is the Head Coach of the Crush Volleyball Club. Crush has been one of the strongest boys clubs in Canada, winning several Provincial and National Championships. The athletes from Crush have also won several Provincial and Nationals medals on the beach. John has also worked with many of the top beach athletes in Canada, including coaching John Child and Mark Heese at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. During John's playing career he was a large part of York University's success when they won three straight OUA titles from 1980-1982.

Conference Fee Structure

*** Bring the whole staff and save! ***

  • $90
  • Group Rate $75 (5 coaches or more)

All Cancellations will be subject to a 50% Administrative Fee

Conference Registration Includes ...

  • Friday Evening Coaches' Social
  • Lunch Saturday
  • Door Prizes
  • Equipment Displays

Conference Agenda

Conference Agenda

Map to Conference Location

Queen's University Athletics & Recreation Centre