Coaches

Women

13U – TBA

14U – Michelle and Troy Clark – Head Coaches
Both coached for BGV for the past three seasons, 13U-15U and BGV is very happy to have them back. They have played for the U of A, Grant McEwan and Red Deer College and along with coaching at BGV they have also coached at the High School, Midget and Juvenile levels. Looking forward to another great season with the Clarks!

14U – TBA

15U – Deone Taylor
Deone is a new coach to BGV and brings a wealth of knowledge to the club. From coaching with the Grande Prairie Wolves and at the Alberta Summer Games to playing at Grande Prairie Regional College. Welcome to BGV Deone!

15U – Zoe Mcdonald and Sage Kornelsen – Co-Coaches
Zoe and Sage are graduates of BGV having played their 18U season here. Both started playing club at 16U, BGV and FOG, and continued up to 18U. They both are extremely excited to start coaching and BGV is more than happy to have them. Welcome back Zoe and Sage!

16U – Jeff Palichuk
This is Jeff’s fourth year coaching, second with BGV. After a successful 2019, BGV is looking forward to 2020!

16U – Joe Strong
Joe comes to BGV with a strong coaching background and a passion for volleyball. This will be Joe’s first year with BGV and we look forward to working with him.

17U – Marty Bester
Marty is the club creator for BGV and has been coaching since the beginning. He has also coached at every level from Junior High to the Alberta Winter Games.

18U – TBA

 

Men

14U-16U – Ben L – Co-Coach
Ben is also new to BGV. As a player, Ben captained for Burnaby Central and Cariboo Hill Secondary in BC throughout high school. As a coach, he lead Cariboo Hill’s grade 9 & 10 boys teams to 2 provincial championships. He also helped run Zero Gravity, a grade 9-10 girls volleyball club. BGV is excited to have Ben!