Simcoe County's Premier Volleyball Club
The focus of the Elites organization is on providing the opportunity for athletes to maximize their athletic growth. We have developed over 50 athletes who have gone on to play at various post-secondary institutions in Canada and the US. Some of these athletes have competed at the international level in both indoor and beach events. For the 2015-16 indoor season, the Elites have 11 girls teams and 7 boys teams competing in the OVA, servicing over 190 athletes from 12U to 18U. Our club also offers camps to further develop athletes, regular clinics hosted at Georgian College, a house league to introduce younger athletes to the sport, and beach volleyball training during the summer.
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2018-2019 TRYOUT REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Tryout Dates: September 23rd & 30th 2018
Please go to the Tryout Registration Instructions link below as there have been some changes to registration for returning and new athletes this year.
As passed at the 2018 AGM, the Barrie Elites will oversee any requests to play in an age group other than the one based on the athlete's birthdate. If an athlete would like to play in another age group (up or down) please send a written request to Director of Athlete Development, David Gross at: Your email needs to include the following information:
- full name of player
- player's birthdate
- team the player wants to tryout for
- team and level they played last year and previous years (if applicable)
- any relevant information you'd like us to know
Once you have submitted your request, a response will be emailed to you by September 13th, indicating if a decision has been made and what tryout the player is to attend. if you have not received a response by September 13th, please contact us.
Please following the instructions from the link below to register. The tryout fee is $ 32.00 per athlete. Prepayment for tryouts is available this year. If you prefer, cash payment can be made on the first tryout day, September 23rd. If you prepay please remember to bring your Tryout Registration Ticket Receipt with you to tryouts. Tryout Registration Instructions
Location: Georgian College Athletic Centre
TENTATIVE 2018 TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Change in tryout times for 18U Boys, 18U Girls & 16U Boys
Please download, print and fill out the applicable waiver form and bring with you to first day of tryouts.
PLEASE NOTE: Georgian College has a new way to pay for parking. Please see link below for parking payment system.
PREP For REP - Tryout Training
SPACES ARE ALMOST FILLED !!
Friday September 21st and Friday September 28th at:
$ 20.00 Entry Fee (Cash at the Door)
Barrie Elites Announce : HIGH PERFORMANCE Program
2018-2019 BEVC Executives Announced
Thank you to our outgoing 2017-2018 BEVC executives and to a job well done. Please welcome our new 2018-2019 executives!
President: Stephan Harvey
Vice President: Lisa White
Secretary - Andrea Hawn
Treasurer - Charlena Harvey
Director of Uniforms/Equipment - Hope Timmons
Director of Hosting - Karen Leslie
Direct of Facilities - Candice Keller
Direct of Athlete & Coaching Development - David Gross
Head of Social Media - Melissa Bernier
2018-2019 Coaches Announced
|U13 Boys||Stephan Schreck|
|U14 Boys||Dan Hendriks|
|U15 Boys||Kevin Belcourt|
|U16 Boys HP||Troy Lambert||Trevor Scott & Lisa White|
|U16 Boys Black||Candice Keller|
|U17 Boys HP||TBA|
|U18 Boys HP||Jason Grimm||Justin Burke|
|U12 Girls Black||Hilary Gibbons|
|U12 Girls Blue||TBA|
|U13 Girls Black||John Armstrong||Cameron Armstrong|
|U13 Girls Blue||Emily Clune|
|U14 Girls Black||Stephan Harvey||Doug Boyd|
|U14 Girls Blue||Sean Baxter|
|U15 Girls Black||Robin Chadwick||Adam Billedeau|
|U15 Girls Blue||Janette Boyter|
|U16 Girls HP||Charlena Harvey||Hailey Harvey|
|U16 Girls Black||Michael Tuck|
|U17 Girls HP||Amy Kalbfleisch & Riley Watson|
|U17 Girls Black||TBA|
|U18 Girls HP||Natalie Buck|
Exciting News About the 2018-2019 Season
The Barrie Elites are proud to announce the return of our Coach and Athlete Development Director, David Gross. David is very excited to return as Director of this position and plans to continue the work that he started last season with our coaches and teams!
“I have trained countless Barrie Elites’ athletes who have gone on to regional, provincial, college, university, or national team positions … I am excited to share my experiences with all our club athletes”, he exclaims. David was an Ontario university first team all-star playing at both McMaster University and Western University and started his formal coaching career as the head coach of the men’s volleyball program at McMaster. Coach Gross has had several placements with our Ontario provincial and regional teams and is currently a member of the head staff at Madawaska volleyball camp. “I have always considered myself a student of the game and have made it a practice to regularly meet with university and college coaches to discuss the newest technical and tactical trends to which I am now in a position to bring to all our Elites’ athletes and coaches”, adds Gross. Our director has agreed to an aggressive portfolio (attached to every boys’ and girls’ team) which will see him running team practices, age division skills clinics, guest appearances as requested, making team tournament observations with follow-up training and running monthly positional mini camps throughout the year. “I know that there are no short cuts to success … it is all about our athletes receiving quality input and feedback and then that athlete working hard”, concludes the director.