Volleyball Manitoba Announces Indoor Men’s Canada Games Team

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Volleyball Manitoba is pleased to announce the roster for the male 2017 Team Manitoba Canada Games program.

The men’s selection camp wrapped up on June 4, with twelve players being selected to the roster plus one alternate. Athletes had also been observed and evaluated throughout this past club season, during the school season, and previous summer’s provincial programs.

The highlight for this team will be competing in the 2017 Canada Summer Games, here in Winnipeg. The indoor volleyball competition will take place from August 7 – 12 at the University of Manitoba Investors Group Athletic Centre and at the Canada Games Sport for Life Qualico Training Centre.

As preparation, the team will also compete in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championship in Fort Lauderdale, FL, from July 18-22. Additional training matches are also planned for early July in Winnipeg against a few other provincial teams.

Congratulations to the following athletes:

Darian Picklyk – Winnipeg (204 Volleyball Club, St Paul’s High School)
Dylan Sutherland – Brandon (BVC, Vincent Massey High School)
Rylan Metcalf – Carman (204 Volleyball Club, Carman Collegiate)
Jack Mandryk – Selkirk (204 Volleyball Club, Lord Selkirk Regional High School)
Owen Schwartz – Selkirk (204 Volleyball Club, Lord Selkirk Regional High School)
Brendan Warren – Howden (204 Volleyball Club, Vincent Massey High School)
Nick Friesen – Mitchell (Junior Pilots, Steinbach Regional Secondary School)
Mathieu Lavoie – Winnipeg (Winman Volleyball Club, St. Paul’s High School)
Jon Laube – Winnipeg (Winman Volleyball Club, Fort Richmond Collegiate)
Ryan Smith – Winnipeg (204 Volleyball Club, Kelvin High School)
Gerard Murray – Winnipeg (204 Volleyball Club, St. Paul’s High School)
Nigel Nielsen – St. Andrews (Winman Volleyball Club, Lord Selkirk Regional High School)

Alternate:

Zack Janzen – Winnipeg (204 Volleyball Club, Linden Christian School)

Coaching Staff:

Ryan Ratushniak  – Head Coach

Bryan Enns – Assistant Coach

Dustin Spiring – Manager / Assistant Coach Jeroen Trommel – Assistant Coach

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