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Women’s NextGen Team Announcement

May 2023: Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce the athletes named to its 2023 Women’s NextGen team. This team begins training in Richmond, British Columbia on May 24.

The team will be kicking off the season by hosting St. Mary’s College (CA) at the Richmond Olympic Oval for training and a series of friendly matches in June. The NextGen team will be attending the following competitions later in the season:

  • U23 PanAm Cup – Obregón, Mexico, July 17 – 23
  • NORCECA Final 6 – Dominican Republic, August 18 – 26

Kacey Jost, St. Albert AB
Maddy Marshall, Brooks AB
Kaylee Plouffe, Edmonton AB
Avery Heppell, Langley BC
Nyadholi Thokbuom, Calgary AB
Grace Calnan, Dartmouth NS
Gabrielle Attieh, Surrey BC
Jasmine Rivest, Orleans ON
Thana Fayad, Victoria BC
Elise Petit, Vancouver BC
Raya Surnix, Winnipeg MB
Lucy Borowski, Vancouver BC
Quinn Pelland, Wanham AB
Bella Noble, Chester NS
Averie Allard, Winnipeg MB

NextGen Staff
Head Coach: Carolyn O’Dwyer
Asst. Coach: Laurie Eisler
Asst. Coach: Gina Schmidt
Statistician: Keaton Proud
Therapist: Searra Becker
Strength & conditioning: Cody Piwowar-Desilets
Team Manager: Kelvin Mah

For more info on this program, please contact Jennah Paron, Women’s National Team Coordinator


Volleyball Canada Media Contact:
Jackie Skender
Mobile: 613-794-7676

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