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New Generation
« Learning through play ; it is effective and ( FUN!) »
                             - Michel Paiement-
Volleyball Camps
Nouvelle Génération
“On apprend en jouant, ça c’est plaisant. ”
                     -Michel Paiement-

“I had so much fun and I learned a lot about serving, passing, and digging. I had so much fun playing 2 vs 2. I have really enjoyed the week.”

(Student, grade eight)

Interview -Robert


Interview – G Falls


Entrevue Mini-VB


Plaisir  Passion  Patience  Persévérance  Positivisme

Qualities of a Good Coach

By Robert Grandmaison

A good coach ensures that:Robert

  1. Safety is a predominant issue… always having a first aid kit by his/her side, ice and a clean towel!
  2. He/she is there for the players instead of his/her own personal glory!
  3. Children are physically and emotionally safe and secure
  4. He/she is dedicated but understands that he/she is not the most important person on the team, the players are!
  5. The goals are set by the team and the role of each player is clearly defined
  6. He/she maintains emotional stability by never letting his/her frustrations out on athletes at any level
  7. He/she exercises patience by accepting mistakes and forgiving
  8. There is room for trial and error and makes certain that players learn from his/her mistakes
  9. He/she communicates honestly with players, parents, officials, other coaches and media
  10. He/she acts as a role model as coaches have great influence on a child, adolescent and athlete in his/her development
  11. He/she is sensitive toward the needs of youth
  12. He/she uses good judgment, is fair and provides encouragement
  13. That as an educator, he/she intervenes properly when deemed necessary, using common sense
  14. He/she gives his/her best at all times by being enthusiastic, organized, curious, passionate, positive, caring, always wanting to improve and demonstrating will power and perseverance
  15. That he/she appreciates the people around him/her by being open-minded and by providing fair responsibilities to his/her assistant coaches
  16. That he/she recognizes when the team is tired; sometimes, the best practice is no practice