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2009 FIVB Men's Junior World Championship  |  Pune, India

 
 CAN / Canada - Team Composition

 
Team manager Jim Schreyer
Head coach Chris Green
Assistant coach Paul Armbruster
Doctor
Therapist / trainer Donald Miller
Journalist
 
  No. Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Jason Derocco Derocco 19/09/1989 198 94 342 318 Nantes RezĂ© MĂ©tropole Volley
  2   Erik Mattson Mattson 18/12/1990 185 78 329 307 University of Alberta
  3 Joren Zeeman Zeeman 31/05/1989 203 80 350 327 Queen's University
  4   Marc Howatson Howatson 8/04/1989 204 81 339 313 Trinity Western Spartans
  5 Rudy Verhoeff Verhoeff 24/06/1989 198 88 349 317 CHAUMONT VB 52
  6   Graham Vigrass Vigrass 17/06/1989 205 97 354 330 Arago de SETE VB
  7 Joseph Cordonier Cordonier 3/01/1989 197 93 333 315 University of British Columbia
  8   John Gordon Perrin Perrin 17/08/1989 201 95 353 329 Arkas Sport Club
  9 Jay Blankenau Blankenau 27/09/1989 194 94 334 307 MAS NIKI Aiginiou
  10   Joshua Lichty Lichty 12/02/1989 190 90 335 311 McMaster University
  11 Christopher Voth Voth 27/09/1990 197 81 347 315 Team Canada
  12   Pierre-Alexis Lapointe Lapointe 22/04/1989 183 75 325 305 Limilou College
  13 Michael Amoroso Amoroso 10/05/1989 198 98 350 332 Queen's University
  14   Ben Ball Ball 17/10/1989 195 77 335 313 Trinity Western Spartans
  15 Ciaran Mcgovern Mcgovern 5/06/1989 181 80 336 312 Evivo Duren
  16   Mitch Irvine Irvine 22/12/1989 194 99 348 320 Red Deer College
  17 Joshua Boruck Boruck 6/04/1989 200 95 356 325 Thompson Rivers University
  18   Stefan Savoie Savoie 3/03/1989 201 95 340 318 Thompson Rivers University
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Historically, the Canadian Men's National Team has consistently been ranked between 12th-24th in the world, and has participated in the 1976, 1984, and 1992 Olympic Games as well as the World Championships in 1974, 1978, 1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006.

The Canadian Men have also competed in five World League editions: in 1991, 1992, 1999, 2000 and 2007. The Canadian Men's National Team is currently ranked 21st in the world.

This will be the sixth participation of Canada in the Junior Men's World Championships. The Canadian Junior Men competed in the 1977, 1981, 1987, 1999, 2003 and now 2009 editions, with a best-ever finish of 5th place in 2003.

Coach profile

In 2001, Chris Green was first hired as a part-time assistant coach of the Canadian Senior National Team, working alongside then head coach Stelio DeRocco.

Green assumed his position full-time at the start of the 2004 season.

During his tenure as assistant coach the team participated in three NORCECA Championships (2003, 2005, 2007), three America's Cups (2001, 2005, 2007), the 2003 World Cup, 2003 Pan American Games, 2006 World Championship and 2007 World League.

His involvement with Team Canada has not only been limited to the role of an assistant as his resume also includes several head coach positions with the men's program. Green led Canada's men's A2 team at the 2008 Bolivar Cup in Argentina, 2007 Pan American Cup in the Dominican Republic and the 2006 Anton Furlani International Cup in Ottawa.

Coach Green assumed the role of head coach of Canada's Junior Men's National Team in 2008, the same year he led the junior Canucks to a second-place finish at the Junior Men's NORCECA Continental Championship in El Salvador, which earned the team a berth at this summer's Junior Men's World Championship in Pune, India from July 31-August 9.

   
 

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