Volleyball Camp

The Volleyball Camp is designed for girls looking to improve their volleyball skills and take their game to the next level. 

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SMUS has partnered with Volleyball B.C.; a leader in providing competitive volleyball programs and training to youth in British Columbia.

The overnight Volleyball Camp has been divided into two age groups, each with its own set of dates. 

•    Ages 13-14: July 2nd to July 6th
•    Ages 15-17: August 6th to August 10th

The volleyball camp will focus on skill development, game specific scenarios, mental approaches to the game, Volleyball IQ, teamwork, and many other facets of the game. 

If you are an athlete that is serious about getting better at volleyball, this camp is for you.

What's Included

  • Top level professional coaching staff
  • Comprehensive training plans and individualized attention
  • Positive, high energy training environment
  • Direction on skills development and game play
  • Opportunities to apply skills to game play situations in drills
  • Double occupancy rooms with private washrooms
  • 3 nutritious meals and 2 snacks per day
  • Beautiful dining hall and common areas
  • 24-hour supervision
  • A super fun camp experience

Meet Joanne Ross Head Volleyball Coach

Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Joanne currently lives and coaches in Victoria, British Columbia. Previously, she coached at the Volleyball Centre of Excellence at the Richmond Oval, a volleyball academy for high school girls. She also served as the lead assistant coach for the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds women’s volleyball team. 

Joanne Ross - SMUS Camps Head Volleyball Coach

Working with UBC head coach, Doug Reimer, they coached the team to three consecutive USport Women’s Volleyball National Championships in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  She has also served as the high performance director for Volleyball BC.

In her five year playing career at UBC, Joanne was a 3-time Canada West all-star, named as a university sport All-Canadian twice, and capped it all off winning the Marilyn Pomfret Award as the school's female athlete of the year. Joanne was also inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.

During this time, she earned the privilege to play for Canada’s national team program, and this resulted in a career that spanned over a decade wearing the maple leaf proudly. She played for the senior national team from 1997-2002, and even served as team captain. After retiring from volleyball, she also played professional beach volleyball winning the Vancouver Open and the Seaside Tournament (in Oregon).  

Join Joanne this summer at the SMUS Volleyball Camp and take your skills to the next level!