Crew Canada’s senior males’s workforce is ready for a visit to Rimini, Italy to compete in the 2021 Volleyball Nations League season that’s set to start Might 28.
The ladies’s competitors will start Might 25, with Canada’s squad having beforehand been introduced by Volleyball Canada.
The league is sticking to its format of 12 core groups and 4 challenger groups per gender after two profitable seasons in 2018 and 2019. The 2020 season was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Males’s and girls’s VNL matches will probably be streamed reside on CBCSports.com. Examine the CBC Sports activities Streaming Schedule for additional data.
The boys’s core groups will probably be Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, Serbia and United States. They are going to be joined by challenger groups from Australia, Bulgaria and Canada.
Slovenia, the winner of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup, and the Netherlands, will probably be changing Portugal and China within the competitors.
The Canadian workforce will function a mixture of 2016 Olympic workforce members (TJ Sanders, Gord Perrin, Steve Marshall, Nick Hoag, Jay Blankenau, Dan Jansen Van Doorn, Graham Vigrass and Blair Bann), along with those that have competed within the Olympic qualifiers, whereas additionally welcoming some recent new faces to the squad.
The boys’s workforce has certified for the Tokyo Olympics primarily based on its early 2020 win of the NORCECA zone event. The Olympic roster is ready to be launched at a later date.
TJ Sanders (London, Ont.)
Gordon Perrin (Creston, B.C.)
Steven Marshall (Abbotsford, B.C.)
Nicholas Hoag (Sherbrooke, Que.)
Jordan Pereira (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Stephen Maar (Aurora, Ont.)
Jay Blankenau (Sherwood Park, Alta.)
Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.)
Daniel Jansen Van Doorn (Langley, B.C.)
Lucas Van Berkel (Edmonton, Alta.)
Sharone Vernon-Evans (Scarborough, Ont.)
Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.)
Graham Vigrass (Calgary)
Blair Bann (Edmonton)
Arthur Szwarc (Toronto)
Brett Walsh (Calgary)
Danny Demyanenko (Toronto)
Head Coach: Glenn Hoag
Assistant Coaches: Daniel Lewis, Gino Brousseau