16U Girls – 2016

16U Girls – 2016

Coaches

STEVE MAPE - Head Coach

Steve Mape

Head Coach

Steve has been involved in the sport as an athlete, coach, and volunteer for over 20 years. Steve’s coaching philosophies are focused on athlete development both on and off the court, and he believes in providing opportunities for athletes to learn and grow both in practice and competition. As a NCCP Level 2 coach, Steve believes in providing a positive competitive environment that focuses on seeing athletes develop to their full potential. Many of Steve’s athletes have gone on to play at the post-secondary level, and he prides himself on his ability to provide quality technical training that has contributed to athlete success both on the court and in the classroom. Steve’s background in kinesiology and exercise science has provided him with a skill set that aides in both physical and mental training as well as injury prevention and health and wellness. After taking some time away from coaching to pursue post graduate work Steve is looking forward to another successful season with 403 Selects Volleyball Club.

Coaching Experience:

  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club U16 Head Coach (2016)
  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club Executive Board (2015 – Present)
  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club Technical Director (2010 – 2012)
  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club U18 Women’s Head Coach (2012)
  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club Board of Directors (2010 – 2012)
  • 403 Selects Volleyball Club U17 Women’s Head Coach (2010)
  • University of Montana Summer Development Camp (2011)
  • Lethbridge Volleyball Club Executive Board Member (2009, 2010)
  • Head Coach for Lethbridge Volleyball Club U15 Girls (2009), U16 Girls (2010)
  • Notre Dame High School (Calgary) Co-Head Coach (2004-2008)
  • Father Lacombe High School Assistant Coach (Calgary) (2000 – 2003)
CHRIS DOUCETTE - Assistant Coach
MADDY MCCONNELL - Mentoring Coach

    Maddy McConnell

    Mentor Coach

    This will be Maddy’s second year coaching and 7th year overall with the club as an alumni member of 403’s debut team in 2008. She has returned to Calgary after attending McGill and playing for the Martlet’s as a setter and defensive specialist. Her coaching philosophy comes from a focus on developing an athletes skills that apply on and off the court. As a psychology major, she has worked with youth both in the classroom and on the court, and has a special interest in cultivating mental toughness and working with athletes to reach their full potential. Alongside technical training and playing experience as a setter and defensive specialist, she has also been educated in leadership practices and motivation. She is excited to work with the 13U team and is ready to learn and grow along with the athletes as a mentoring coach this 2017 season.

    Volleyball Experience:

    • Athlete – 403 Selects Volleyball Club 15U-18U (2008-2012)
    • Athlete – McGill University (2012-2014)
    • Mentoring Coach – 403 Selects U16 (2016)
      ERIN DAVIS - Mentoring Coach

      Erin Davis

      Assistant Coach

      Erin is entering her third season coaching with 403 Selects. She previously coached 18u in 2015, 16u in 2016, and is excited to be back at the 18u level. She will be coming into the 2017 season after coaching her first high school season at Western Canada High School as an assistant to Ernie Tsu.

      Originally from Strathmore, she played for Strathmore High school for three years as a middle blocker and was honoured to be named team captain in her grade twelve year. As a 403 alumni, some of Erin’s best memories are the two years she played for 403 Selects in her 17u and 18u seasons. After graduating in 2012, she played at Minot State, an NCAA Div II school, for two seasons. Erin is excited to be back in Calgary and is focusing on graduating with a BA in English this year and pursuing a degree in education afterwards with end goal of teaching high school English.

      Erin loves coaching and hopes to have a fun filled and competitive season while helping athletes strive to reach their full potential.

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        Tier 2 Finish for U16 Girls at Nationals

        Tier 2 Finish for U16 Girls at Nationals

        This 3 day event was held in the Olympic Oval at University of Calgary. As per usual, we can’t have a May long weekend without a couple of inches of snowfall! Saturday morning started off early with an 8:30am start for our preliminary matches; playing…

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        U16 Provincials 2016 – Edmonton, Alberta

        U16 Provincials 2016 – Edmonton, Alberta

        This past weekend we travelled to Spruce Grove, Alberta to the Tri Leisure facility. A great venue to watch our girls apply their skills! We began 9am on Saturday morning against SAS Valour, a team that we lost to in our last AVA. This time…

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        Silver for 16U Girls at AVA #3

        Silver for 16U Girls at AVA #3

        We are back on track! This weekend was our Premier AVA # 3; hosted at Rally Point, in Calgary. Our girls started bright and early Saturday morning against Edmonton’s NOOKS. The first set started out slowly, as if nerves and bad memories were haunting them….

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        16U’s Find Silver Lining in Premier #2

        16U’s Find Silver Lining in Premier #2

        This weekend was AVA Premier #2, hosted in Edmonton, Alberta. We began very early on Saturday morning playing St Albert Sturgeon Volleyball Club; we won in three 24-26, 25-17 and 17-15. After this match, we made a quick switch of venues – driving to the…

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        16U Girls Rallied Hard in Premier #1

        16U Girls Rallied Hard in Premier #1

        Our weekend began with a trek to the excellent facilities of Genesis Centre in North East Calgary. We started out in Pool B, competing against RMVC , Evolution, and EKVC Avalanche. Our first game was against RMVC , and we won both sets. Following this…

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        U16 – California Girls!

        U16 – California Girls!

        Our girls travelled to sunny San Jose California to participate in the NCVA 2016 President’s Day tournament. The days began with a very generous and hot breakfast prepared by our team food mom – Sarah, and once awakened and well fed, the girls were off…

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        16U Girls Take Home Gold in Rocky Mountain Tournament

        16U Girls Take Home Gold in Rocky Mountain Tournament

        Parents and players braved the icy roads and white out conditions to get to Canmore on Sat morning. The girls all made it safely and we’re excited to start playing. Caroline volleyball club were our first match. We won the first set 25-13, girls were…

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        16Us Play Exhibition Match Against Canucks

        16Us Play Exhibition Match Against Canucks

        We all gathered early on Saturday morning this week at Edge school to enjoy the exhibition matches between our U16 girls and the Canuck Volleyball club. We played five very close matches; storming out in the first match to take the first set 25-10. The…

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