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Coaching Symposium - Save the Date

2023 / 09 / 07

Maverick Volleyball is excited to extend an invitation for our upcoming Coaching Symposium! The symposium will feature renowned experts in the field of coaching, sports science, and athletic therapy who will deliver inspiring talks and provide valuable insight for your coaching development.


Date: Sunday, September 24th, 2023

Time: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm followed by refreshments and light snacks

Location: RA Centre (2451 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7)

All Mavs coaches and staff: Free
Non-Club coaches (high school, middle school): Free
Other Club coaches: $25 (pre-registration) or $35 (at the door)


Topic Flexibility: There will be two concurrent speaker presentations in the Conference Hall or Gym Space. Attendees can switch between both locations and select which presentation they wish to attend.

Panel Discussions: There will be a panel towards the end of the symposium featuring some of the expert speakers to ask them questions and gain valuable insights from their experiences.

Networking Opportunities: The symposium provides you with an opportunity to meet and connect with your fellow coaches.

Lunch and Refreshments will be provided.


  • Coach Development:

Paul Gratton (Olympian and  Mavs HP GM)

Keith Wasylik (Chief Technical Director for Phoenix Volleyball)

Lionel Woods (UOttawa Womens’ Volleyball Head Coach)

Jelle Kooijman (Mavs Technical Director and Mental Performance Coach)

  • Sports Science:

Tom Ellison (Boys Technical Director at Kingston Rock)

Nick Haince (S&C Trainer at Capital Strength)

Kyle Paquette and Jason Boivin (Mental Performance Consultants; Founders of the Trainwave App)

  • Athletic Therapy:

Dr. Anthony Aiello (Director at Performance Sports Therapy)


To secure your spot at the Coaching Symposium, please RSVP at:

Please share this invitation with other coaches who might also benefit from this symposium.

We sincerely hope you can join us for what promises to be an enlightening and transformative event.

Should you have any questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out to

We look forward to welcoming you to the Coaching Symposium!

Anthony Ha
Maverick Volleyball

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