14U Girls – 2016

14U Girls – 2016

Coaches

MICHAEL HOANG - Head Coach

Michael Hoang

Head Coach

contact: mhoang@403selects.ca

NCCP: Certified Development Coach

Coaching Experience: 18 years

Education: BA Psychology – University of Victoria, MT – University of Calgary

Mike Hoang is entering his 18th year of coaching and his 6th season as a Head Coach with 403 Selects. He has been an elementary school teacher at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School for the past 14 years. His Head Coaching experience includes Provincial team rugby at the Alberta, Western Canada and Canada Games (2003-2008). As a volleyball coach, he was the head coach of the Zone 2 team at the Alberta Winter Games (2015). He values incorporating ideas and concepts from a variety of areas to give his teams the best chance at being prepared to compete.

During his 5 years as head coach with 403 Selects, his teams have finished on the podium at Volleyball Alberta/Volleyball Canada competitions 13 times, including 8 golds, 3 silvers and 2 bronze (all in Division I). His teams have won 2 Division 1 Provincial Championship banners at 403 Selects (2012, 2015).
  • Head Coach at 403 Selects, 13U, 14U, 15U, and 16U girls (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Head Coach, Zone 2 girls Alberta Winter Games (2015)
  • Head Coach at Elite, 15U girls (2008)
  • Assistant Coach at Canada West 16U girls (2009), Elite 16U girls (2007)
  • Head Coach at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School, Jr A. Girls (2006-2017)
BETH MACFARLANE - Assistant Coach

    Beth McFarlane

    Head Coach

    Beth is an elementary school teacher. She played volleyball all throughout junior high and high school, playing club volleyball for 5 years. Beth assistant coached the senior varsity women’s team at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School for two years and assistant coached for the 403 U13 girls team in 2012/13 and the 403 U14 girls team in 2013/14. Beth is so excited to rejoin the 403 family!

      TARYN COSSAR - Assistant Coach

        Taryn Cossar

        Head Coach

        Taryn has been actively involved in volleyball for over 25 years. She is currently a Junior High school teacher in Calgary. During her time in the sport, Taryn learned first as a player and then in the roles as both head and assistant coach with junior high, high school, and club teams.

        During her coaching career, Taryn has had much success with developing her coaching philosophy and her playing experience has helped numerous athletes grow to their potential. Taryn has an enthusiastic approach to coaching and hopes all athletes continue to play because they simply “love the game”.

        Playing experience:

        · AB provincial team in Grade 12—National Champions
        · Represented Canada at the World Youth Cup in Brazil
        · Member of the U of A Pandas from 1990-1992

        Coaching experience:

        · 403 Selects Head and Asst. Coach, 13U-16U — 2 National Silvers, National Bronze, Provincial Gold
        · Head Coach of Jr High Girls teams at Rundle College, Calgary
        · Head Coach of Sr High Girls teams at Rundle College, Calgary–Provincial Silver Medalists
        · Head Coach of Jr and Sr High Girls teams at York House School, Vancouver
        · Assistant Coach at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir–Provincial Silver Medalists
        · Many league championships at the junior high and high school level
        · Gold medalists at the Western Canadian Independent School Championships–4 times with 3 different teams

          ANNA SINIK - Mentoring Coach

            Anna Sinik

            Assistant Coach

            Anna Sinik is a third year student at the University of Calgary, currently pursuing a degree in psychology, with the hopes of continuing on to get her education degree, and teach at the elementary school level. She has been coaching junior high volleyball for 5 years at her middle school, Samuel W Shaw, and has played club volleyball for 5 years. Anna enjoys working with young athletes and helping them develop as players and people. She is excited to be back for her fourth coaching season with the 403 Selects.

              JASON ASH - Assistant Coach

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              Latest News

              U14 Take Bronze at 2016 Western Nationals

              U14 Take Bronze at 2016 Western Nationals

              Thursday May 12th: the 14U 403 girls all meet at Calgary International Airport to take the short fight to Winnipeg for the 2016 Western Nationals Tournament taking on teams from BC to Ontario in the final competition of the 2015/16 season, the girls were very…

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              14U Lending a Hand in the Community

              14U Lending a Hand in the Community

              The 14U team volunteered at “My Best Friend’s Closet” a couple of weeks ago which is a branch of the association “Making Changes”. They had such a positive attitude and did a great job helping with sorting, steaming and packing clothes and shoes.The director of…

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              403 Selects 14U Take 4th at 2016 Provincials

              403 Selects 14U Take 4th at 2016 Provincials

              The last 6 months have seen the U14 girls work hard with the goal of placing as well as they could at the Alberta Volleyball Provincials held in Calgary this past weekend. Many hours of practice, both on and off the court, went into 6…

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              14U Win Silver at Peak Bantam Tournament

              14U Win Silver at Peak Bantam Tournament

              This past weekend saw our girls take a short trip down Hwy2 to Okotoks to the Crescent Point Fieldhouse, an excellent new facility, for the PEAK Volleyballl Club Bantam Tournament. The weekend saw a variety of teams make the trip to the Fieldhouse including a…

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              14U FINISH 3rd AT PREMIER #2

              14U FINISH 3rd AT PREMIER #2

              A pre-Spring Break trip to Edmonton saw our 14U girls at Volleyball Alberta’s Premier #2. This was the first time all teams from across Alberta would face each other bringing together some old friends and rekindling some friendly rivalries. Day 1 was the playoff round…

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              403 14U Finish Tied-5th at VA #1 South

              403 14U Finish Tied-5th at VA #1 South

              This past weekend saw our 14U girls at Premier #1 in Calgary with 31 other teams to determine seedings for the Premier #2 in Edmonton in March and vie for bragging rights as the ‘best of the south’. Saturday saw the pool matches start early…

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              14Us Take Bronze at PARK Volleyball Club 15U Family Day Classic

              14Us Take Bronze at PARK Volleyball Club 15U Family Day Classic

              Family Day saw the 14U girls travel to Edmonton for their last pre-season tournament before the Provincials get underway. The tournament was a mix of 14U and 15U teams across two pools with only one other Calgary team, the Hornets, making the trip north. The first…

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              14U Briana Toews selected to play in Alberta Winter Games

              14U Briana Toews selected to play in Alberta Winter Games

              403 Selects would like to congratulate 14U setter/outside hitter Briana Toews for her selection to the Zone 2 15U Alberta Winter Games competition in Medicine Hat this upcoming long weekend. We are very proud she will be representing our club in this representative competition and…

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              14Us Continue to Build and Learn @ Lethbridge Midget Mash

              14Us Continue to Build and Learn @ Lethbridge Midget Mash

              This past weekend our 14U team travelled to Lethbridge for their second preseason tournament in the LVC Midget Mash. The only 14U team in a strong lineup the girls had their work cut out for them. The Round-robin stage saw them line up against Flare…

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              14U Compete in 15U/16U Pre-Season Tournament

              14U Compete in 15U/16U Pre-Season Tournament

              “It doesn’t matter if we are playing 14, 15, 16U’s, we are hungry and we want to win” : Alex Saturday saw our 14U girls attend a 15/16U preseason tournament at the Volleydome. The girls came out with a strong start to the season enjoying…

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