Canterbury Beach Squad 2022/2023
Spend a summer on the sand. Come and join Canterbury's best junior volleyball players in a group training environment led by experienced coaches. A great way to make new friends, play against your school and club mates and develop your all around skills.
Purpose of Canterbury beach squad – is to provide a holistic athlete-centered development environment to encourage long term involvement in the game.
The beach squad environment offers athletes the opportunity to develop the physical, mental, and emotional skills and knowledge to go on to play, coach, manage or be involved in whatever level of adult beach volleyball they choose. Emphasis is placed on quality engagement with coaches and players, positivity, support, encouragement and improved volleyball skills and game development. Results are a by-product of the overarching purpose and not the priority.
Squad Trial Information:
Sunday 4th of September 2022 - Pioneer Indoor Stadium
Registrations are now closed
Age brackets for 2022/2023 season are:
U17 - born 2007, 2008 or later
U19 - born 2005 or 2006
* Squad t-shirt
* 2 day camp (11-12 November 2022)
* 1 day camp (13 January 2023)
* Training days & times:
2022: 26 October-18 December: Wednesday (6pm-8pm) and Sunday (3pm-6pm)
2023: 10 & 11 January (6pm-8pm), 22 January (3pm-6pm), 25 January (6pm-8pm)
(note - younger athletes may only be able to train once a week in term 4 due to indoor commitments)
* coaching from our Canterbury coaches
* entry to 4 x Christchurch tournaments -13 November, 10-11 December, 14 January 2023,
28-29 January 2023 (Canterbury Open)
What isn't included:
- playing singlet for our local tournaments
Representative Beach Volleyball
An opportunity for those who would like to put on a black and red singlet
and represent Canterbury at NZ Inter-Provincial Champs in January 2023
Rep Trial Information:
11-12 November (camp) and 13 November (tournament)
Trial cost: included in your squad subs
Costs & inclusions for those selected to represent Canterbury :
$544 - includes: 4 nights accommodation, transport while on tournament, food (breakfast,
lunch & snacks), entry fee.
Does not include airfares to/from Auckland, main meals (athletes will make this before departure)