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Coaching Symposium


2017 Coaching Symposium

The Volleyball Alberta Coaching Symposium will be held January 27 - January 29, 2017 in Edmonton at the Saville Community Sports Centre. Come learn from North America’s best coaches and instructors.


  • Dr. Lorne Sawula (Former Women's National Team Head Coach), Keith Hansen (Level 4 NCCP Coach & Former Head Coach RDC Kings-nine time National Champions), Laurie Eisler (UofA Pandas Head Coach-seven time National Champions), Terry Danyluk (UofA Bears Head Coach-twenty four seasons & Former Olympian), Ben Josephson (TWU Men's Head Coach-two time National Champions), Ryan Hofer (TWU Women's Head Coach-2015 National Champions), Dr. Pierre Baudin (Volleyball Alberta Hall of Fame & Associate Coach UofA Pandas), and more to be announced.
  • Tickets for CIS volleyball action: University of Alberta vs Trinity Western University Spartans
  • Lunch and conference keepsake
  • NCCP Volleyball Development Coach Workshop (Formerly Level 1 Volleyball Workshop)
  • A variety of coach education presentations to choose from
  • Certified Coaches can earn NCCP Professional Development Points

Streams & Cost:

Symposium Sessions Only (Saturday, January 28)
Cost: $183.75 (gst included)
This stream is great for certified coaches who already have the volleyball development workshop, and are looking for a variety of coach education seminars to choose from.
Online Registration 
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017

Symposium & Volleyball Development Coach "Formerly Level 1" NCCP (January 27 - January 29, All sessions are mandatory)
Cost: $220.50 (gst included)
Coaching Membership: $61.65 (gst included)
Total: $282.15
PREREQUISITE to Registration, Volleyball Canada E-Modules. These modules are done on-line and must be done prior to being able to register for the Symposium. The modules will be applied and practiced in the workshop, and take approximately six hours to complete (cost $89).
Online Registration
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017


Friday, January 27

  • 5:30 - 7:00 pm Check-In for Symposium & Volleyball Development Coach
  • 7:00 - 10:00 pm Development Coach Classroom Sessions*

Saturday, January 28

  • 8:15 am Check-In for Coaches Registered in Symposium Sessions Only
  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Symposium Sessions*
  • 5:00 pm Women's Volleyball Match (UofA Pandas vs. TWU Spartans)
  • 6:30 pm Men's Volleyball Match (UofA vs. TWU Spartans)

Sunday, January 29

  • 9 am - 1 pm Development Coach Court Sessions*

* Mandatory sessions for coaches taking their Development Coach training