PresidentVVA Executive since: 2010 Cam was born and raised in Victoria, where he graduated from Lambrick Park Secondary and played volleyball for two years with the Victoria Volleyball Association prior to his role as a coach with the club and now as club president. In his 12 years as a coach, Cam has spent the majority of his time working at the senior girls and 18U Girls level, highlighted by his 2013 AA Senior Girls Provincial Championship with Lambrick Park Secondary. In addition to Cam’s executive role with VVA, he also sat on the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Committee from 2003-2010. Cam believes that the process of being a part of a team is where success is built, not in the wins and losses. He credits this vision as being the key to his individual success as a coach, as well as the continuing growth of the club since he became president.
Treasurer and RegistrarVVA Executive since: 1994 Al has been a staple in the Victoria volleyball community since 1989 when he began coaching club volleyball. During his tenure as a coach, Al has won ten Provincial Championships between 18U Boys club volleyball and AAA high school boys, and one 18U Boys National Championship in 1994 – the last BC team to do so and only the second ever. For the past decade, Al has shifted his focus in club volleyball to developing younger athletes where he advocates that success comes from equal parts passion, effort, and fun.
VVA Executive since: 2010 Rick has been coaching for 50 years with a focus on developing skilled athletes in the 11-16 age groups. His philosophy is “practice hard, play hard and respect your opponents – they could be your teammate one day.” These words have produced numerous championship teams at the local, provincial and national levels; and many individuals who have gone on to have university, college, national and international volleyball careers. In the fall, for the past 8 years, Rick has coached beginner clinics for boys from grades 6-8. His emphasis on skills and enjoyment of volleyball has been very successful in inspiring boys, and their parents, to become members of the Victoria Volleyball Association.
VVA Executive since: 2019 Kevin joins the VVA executive this year with responsibilities for the club web-site. Kevin is in his fourth year of coaching with VVA and has also coached the past two seasons in AA High School volleyball. Building on his playing experience at Grande Prairie College and in the Edmonton Men’s league, he is an avid learner of volleyball coaching principles and techniques. He is committed to seeing all players develop to do their best.