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Coaching Opportunities

2021 Team Manitoba Beach Canada Games Coaches

Posting Date: March 11, 2020

Closing Date: March 25, 2020

Number of Positions Available:

Team Manitoba Female (1): Head Coach

Team Manitoba Male (1): Head Coach

NOTE: There is no gender requirement for the female or male team’s coach.

Volleyball Manitoba

Volleyball Manitoba (VM) is the governing body for the sport of volleyball in the province of Manitoba. Incorporated in 1977 as a non-profit association, VM services the needs of its members, which include athletes (high performance, developmental and recreational), coaches, officials, and anyone who loves the sport of volleyball. Volleyball Manitoba’s mission is to promote and facilitate the growth and excellence of volleyball in Manitoba.


The Canada Games are the biggest multisport event in Canada. The 2021 Canada Games will be the event’s 28th edition. It will be hosted across all twelve Niagara Region municipalities and will attract over 5,000 athletes and coaches to the Niagara Region August 6-22, 2021.


The coach selection process will start in 2020 to provide the opportunity for familiarization with the Team Manitoba and Sport Manitoba games pathway. This pathway will include proper coach certification, athlete identification and selection as well as long-term athlete development planning. The coaching staff will work closely with the Volleyball Manitoba Provincial Performance Coach as well as Sport Manitoba Performance Centre and Games office in the planning and delivery of the Canada Games program.

For more information, including the Application Process, please visit our Canada Games Beach page HERE

Applications for the 2020 Team Manitoba indoor program for its Youth, Select & Future Select Teams have now closed:

Team Manitoba Youth 

  • Boys Youth – born in 2002 and later
  • Girls Youth – born in 2002 and later

Positions Available : 1 Head Coach and 1-2 Assistant Coaches per team.

It is anticipated that there will be 2 youth teams of each gender.


2020 Canada Cup – Division 1  – Calgary, AB   July 14-19, 2020.

Team Manitoba Select

  • Boys Select – born in 2004 and later (2003 born athletes could be considered)
  • Girls Select – born in 2004 and later (2003 born athletes could be considered)

Positions Available: 1 Head Coach and 1-2 Assistant Coach per team.

It is anticipated that there will be 2 select teams of each gender.


2020 Canada Cup – Division 2 – Calgary, AB July 14-19, 2020.

Team Manitoba Future Select Summer Camp

  • Boys future select – Born in 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Girls future select – Born in 2005, 2006, 2007

Positions Available: Depends on number of athletes in the program but expected to be 2-4 coaches total.

The training is tentatively scheduled for July 7-10, 2020 during the day in Winnipeg.


Volleyball Manitoba is now accepting applications for 2020 Manitoba Games Powered by Manitoba Hydro Girls & Boys Regional Team Coaching Positions. The Games will take place August 9-15, 2020.

Volleyball is once again a part of the Manitoba Games in the summer of 2020. The category for volleyball is 14U Boys & Girls Indoor (born in 2006 or later). The 2020 Manitoba Games will involve 8 teams per gender from the regions of Winnipeg (2 Teams) North (1 Team), East (1 Team), West (2 Teams) & South (2 Teams).

Each regional team has up to 3 staff positions available.

  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coach
  • Team Manager

Technical Vocational High School is currently seeking volleyball coaches. Please contact if interested.

Professional Development Opportunities

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Performance Coach Workshop

NCCP 2020 Performance Coach Workshop applications are now open!

Volleyball Canada is now accepting applications for coaches interested in attending the NCCP Performance Coach workshop for indoor volleyball. This workshop will be offered in English.  Based on demand, a French course may be offered at a different time.

Location and Dates:

The Performance Coach Workshop will be held in Calgary on June 17-19, 2020.

The Workshop:

The 3-day Performance Coach Workshop focusses on the skill of Performance Analysis (error detection and correction) using video technology. This is an advanced volleyball coaching workshop and is intended for coaches who aspire to develop athletes and teams which will be competitive at national level competitions and university/college leagues.

Candidate Selection Process:

To apply for the workshop, please complete the online form here:

For 2020, the first priority will be for Canada Games 2021 coaches.  Any Canada Games coaches who have not completed their Performance Coach certification will need to attend as it is very unlikely another course will be offered prior to the Canada Games coaching requirement deadline.

Coaches will be selected in priority order as follows:

  1. Fully Certified Advanced Development Coach
  2. Completed Performance Coach Multi-Sport Modules
  3. Recommended by Provincial/Territorial Association or by a fully Certified Performance Coach

Preference will be given to:

  1. Canada Games Candidates
  2. College/University Coach or Applicant
  3. National Team Coach Candidates
  4. Provincial Team Candidates
  5. 16U to 18U Club Coach

Application Deadlines:

Application deadline – April 8, 2020

Applications reviewed and Provincial/Territorial Association approves – April 30, 2020

Applicants notified of status – May 4, 2020

Payment Deadline – May 13, 2020

What is Required of Successful Applicants:

Candidates are expected to bring equipment for filming and editing practice sessions for the purpose of presentation. Ipad or tablet with Coaches’ Eye or Dartfish software is required. Candidates must be familiar with either of these two softwares prior to arrival and have the ability to share content with colleagues (i.e. airdrop, flash drives, clouds, etc.). Candidates must have adequate storage space to film 2+ hours of content. Coaches will be working with university/college-aged athletes and should be prepared to engage physically on the court when necessary.


Coaches are responsible for their own travel, food, and accommodations.  The performance coach workshop fee is approximately $600 and will be finalized upon acceptance into the program. Please contact your Provincial/Territorial Association, Institution or local Coaching Association for grant opportunities.

Please note: the 3-day workshop does not include the evaluation component. The workshop is designed for training purposes only.

Coaching Conference and the Volleyball Nations League:

The Performance Coach Workshop is being organized within a volleyball packed weekend.  Coaches are welcome to participate in the Coaching Symposium that will be held June 20th offering an exciting line-up of presenters as well as take in world class volleyball with the Men’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) scheduled to commence Friday June 19th and run until Sunday June 21st. This year’s VNL will feature Canada, Serbia, Australia and China. This is an excellent opportunity to cheer on Team Canada as they prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

NCCP registered coaches will receive Professional Development (PD) Points towards maintaining their certification for attending any of the scheduled Peak Performance Speaker Series. Register at

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