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Ontario Summer Games – Opportunities for Athletes and Coaches

Posted in 2011-2012, Athlete Development & LTAD, Beach on May 25, 2012 by DurhamAttack

Athletes – please note the first tryout is next Tuesday May 29, 6:00 pm in Cobourg.

This summer the Ontario Summer Games are being hosted in Toronto, August 16 to 19, 2012. We are excited about the opportunity of sending athletes to represent our region ot this event. We will be hosting tryouts on May 29 and May 31 at 6:00pm , in Cobourg at Victoria beach. In order to be eligible female athletes must be born in 1996 or earlier. Male athletes must be born in 1996 or earlier. You do not need to have a partner as the regional selection team will be selecting athletes and creating partnerships based on performance. There will be a $15.00 tryout fee that will be paid.

If you are selected, you will be expected to practice twice a week for 11 weeks in Cobourg. You will also be expected to participate in a number of OVA Beach tourneys as part of your training. The cost to you for the training will be $150.00. The Ontario Summer Games registration will be approximately $225.00 and there will also be an additional clothing cost for Region Four accessories.

Region Four Coaches are also needed for this event. We require two head coaches, for both the male and female teams, and two assistant coaches accordingly . It is mandatory that a female coach be selected to work with the female athletes. This coach can be either the head coach or the assistant coach. Training sessions are twice weekly with participation at some of the OVA summer beach competitions recommended. Honorariums will be given by the OVA for your time. If you are interested in working in this program please contact Curtis Gilfillan by May 22 at As time is of the essence, please forward resumes as soon as possible, so that a selection can be made.


OVA Satellite Beach Event in Pickering – May 21st

Posted in 2010-2011, Beach on May 9, 2011 by DurhamAttack

Want to get an OVA event teach event under your belt, right in your own backyard?  Solstice Sports is hosting an OVA satellite event for all age groups in Pickering on May 21st.  For details please see the OVA site.

Solstice Sport Beach Programs for this Summer

Posted in Beach, Clinics, Physical Training on April 24, 2011 by DurhamAttack

For youth volleyball players Solstice has a number of programs:

1. Youth Elite Training Team – for players looking to compete in some capacity on the OVA Beach Tour (Club players)
2. Youth Developmental Team – for aspiring beach players (School Players)
3. Summer Camps – 2 weeks of camp this year for all ages and abilities
4. Open 2’s League – Monday Nights for players 16U division and older

This year the Elite Program and Developmental team are going to run for 11 weeks instead of 10 weeks.  There is also the option for Elite Team members to play for 14 weeks leading up to the National Championships.  Elite Training team players will be placed in a group with their partner.  You do not have to register with a partner but it is encouraged.  You can also create your own training group of 8 or more players.

Find all of the information and register at

Please find attached the Solstice Brochure and Commonly Asked Questions Documents.  If you have any questions regarding youth programming please contact Mike Slean at:


For adult volleyball programming related questions contact (Mark Reilly).

For more information see these two attachments:

Solstice Youth Beach Volleyball 2011