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Professional Recruiting

In partnership with Joost Kooistra Sportsmanagement & eLTee Volley Consultancy, Momentum works to recruit and support prospective professional athletes on their path to international volleyball! It is never too early or too late to learn about the pro leagues around the world, and if you have aspirations to play volleyball as your full-time job, we’re here to get you up to speed!

We are here to answer every question (and in many cases, your parents questions too!), talk you through every step, and truly understand what it means to transition from Canada & the United States to play professionally in Europe. Feel confident that you have a team behind you!


Michael Amoroso is a former professional athlete, playing three seasons in Sweden, Greece & Germany. Having worked with Joost & Lex for 9+ years through his playing career and recruiting, Michael is a scout and cooperating partner focusing on Canadian athletes. Previously, he played with Queen’s University in Canada and was also a member of the Canadian Junior National Team. Currently, Michael leads Momentum Volleyball, is the Central Division Director for the Titans Volleyball Association, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA). Michael resides in Toronto


Joost Kooistra is the primary agent with Joost Kooistra Sportsmanagement & eLTee Volley Consultancy (, and represented Michael as his agent throughout his professional career. 
​Joost has played in 97 matches for the national team of The Netherlands, including the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and had a long & successful playing career in The Netherlands & Italy. AGENCY WEBSITE

Lex Thevissen is the founder of eLTee Volley Consultancy, and has been its director since 2001. Following a professional playing career in The Netherlands & Belgium, Lex & the agency have been working with athletes around the world for over 20 years, and he continues to bring his invaluable knowledge and support to the agency. 

If we are not the right fit for you, we strongly encourage you seek professional representation when pursuing professional volleyball! Foreign contracts, club negotiations around the world & international transfers are best managed with the help of an FIVB-licensed agent! See the FIVB’s Legal page regarding further information, and for a full list of licensed agents all over the world.List of FIVB-Licensed Agents around the World:FIVB LEGAL & LICENSED AGENT LIST



Momentum is very proud to have partnered with VolleyIQ to present the first ever online education course in professional volleyball! This course is being offered for FREE, and is the ultimate guide for athletes to prepare for their journey in professional volleyball. Click the link below, and let’s get you prepared to play professional volleyball!   


Gone through the course and looking for more information? Have a specific question? Ready to discuss representation? Contact us today and let’s get to work! 

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