Competitive Edge Skills Camp - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN !
Looking to gain an "Edge' heading into the rep and school indoor volleyball seasons? If so, come train with Milton’s hometown club at our fabulous facility, the Milton Velodrome!!! We are offering three camps in August for boys and girls 12u to 15u.
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Milton Youth Volleyball Club is the home of the Milton Edge!!
The Milton Youth Volleyball Club is a Town of Milton affiliated organization and is supported by the Milton Community Fund.
Milton Edge Seeks Coaches for 2017-18 Season!
The Milton Youth Volleyball Club (Milton Edge), one of the largest clubs in Region 3, is heading into its 3rd year of operation. We are anticipating even more growth in 2017-18 and are seeking dedicated head and assistant coaches for our boys and girls rep teams as well as coaches to lead our grassroots skill development programs.
Some of the reasons to consider coaching for the Milton Edge include:
1. Our club is committed to fostering high level team play at all age levels.
2. Because we are local club, we focus on developing local athletes to sustain the club over the long term, through both developmental and competitive team playing opportunities.
3. Coaches enjoy a consultative and supportive environment. Our technical director work with coaches to set and implement practice plans.
4. Most Milton Edge rep teams practice at the Milton Velodrome – a state-of-the-art facility with spacious courts and excellent fitness facilities.
5. Coaches also receive a competitive honorarium and club support for professional development.
The Milton Edge prides itself on consistently providing a supportive, positive club volleyball experience for players, parents and coaches. To find out more about what sets us apart, contact our Technical Director, John Canjar, at email@example.com.
John Canjar Named Technical Director for Milton Edge
May 17, 2017: The Milton Edge, one of the fastest growing volleyball clubs in the OVA, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Canjar as the club's Technical Director.
As one of Canada's most accomplished volleyball players, Canjar brings a wealth of experience to this role. Chief among his notable playing accomplishments are two Canadian National Beach Championships (1989/90 and 1990/91). Also during this time he was a member of the National Beach Team and competed in various FIVB World Beach Tour stops including Japan's Yokohama Open, the NORCECA Championships, and the World Championships in Rio De Janeiro.
On the indoor court he was an Ontario Summer Games Gold Medalist, member of Ontario's Provincial Team, and a leader in the University of Toronto Varsity Blues Men's Volleyball team's multiple OUA Championships. With the Varsity Blues Canjar also earned multiple OUA (Ontario University Athletics) All-Star awards and a CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) Silver Medal in 1991. Fittingly, his name can be found in the University of Toronto's Sports Hall of Fame.
As a Level 2 Advanced Development Coach, John will play an instrumental role in fostering the growth and development of volleyball in Milton and the surrounding region. "After one year with the Milton Edge, I have quickly recognized that our executive and coaching teams are passionate, dedicated and genuine when it comes to the development of youth volleyball in Milton. Our club focuses on fun, positive, hard-work so the kids will learn individual and team skills while also competing to win."
As Technical Director, John will also provide development and mentoring opportunities for Milton Edge coaches. "Based on my own experiences, from a developmental stage to the world stage, I recognize the coach's role to be an integral element to the success of the program. I am a strong proponent of the notion that young athletes’ skills take time to develop under the right guidance... our job is to provide that guidance and hopefully instill passion and spirit into the athletes for a life experience they will not forget."
The club is currently recruiting coaches for the 17-18 indoor season. For those interested in learning more, please contact John directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
16u Girls Travel to Michigan
April 30, 2017: The 16U Milton Edge girls closed out their season by travelling to Pontiac Michigan this weekend to participate in the Motor City Madness Volleyball Tournament. The girls played strong all weekend to finish 7th out of 32 teams in the 16U Club stream (the best showing of all participating OVA teams).
Their journey began on Saturday with two wins from three games to claim second place in their pool. Early Sunday the Edge girls won their challenge game in straight sets against an undefeated North Shore team to advance to the gold bracket where they battled but eventually fell to the eventual silver medalists in three sets (18-25, 25-23, 10-15).
The team represented the club well and this result ensured Milton Edge's first trip across the US border was a success.
13u Milton Edge Razor Boys Win Second OVA Provincial Gold!!
April 23, 2017: Congratulations to the 13u Razor boys for winning their Second OVA provincial Gold medal, playing up in 14u this weekend at RIM Park!!! The boys dominated the 14u D1T4 playoffs to grab GOLD!!!!
Milton Edge 12u Platinum Girls Finish 5th in the Province
April 23, 2017: Congratulations to the 12u Platinum Girls for finishing 5th in the province today at RIM Park. Seeded 24th at the start of the tournament, the girls showed incredible grit to move up into T1, almost 20 places higher!!! Great work!
12u Diamond Girls Take Silver at Provincials!!
April 23, 2017: Milton Edge 12u Diamond girls won Silver in Division 1, Tier 2 today at OVA Provincials, after losing a squeaker 18-16 in the 3rd set against Unity Markham. The medal secured a 10th overall finish for the girls. Super job everyone!!
Milton Edge Scores Hat Trick at OVA Championships
April 9, 2017: A fantastic weekend of volleyball for Milton Edge teams wrapped up today at RIM Park!! All participating Edge teams made it to their respective gold medal games and improved on their initial provincial ranking!!
Headlining the medal haul, the 13u Razors won D1T2 GOLD in a tight 3 set match against the London Sharks.
The 13u Titanium boys also grabbed some hardware, finishing 2nd in D1T4 for their first medal of the season!!
Finally, the 16u girls, also medalling for the first time this season, took SILVER in D3T1.
Great work everyone!!!
12u Platinum Girls Take Silver in Markham
April 1, 2017: The 12u Platinum girls are primed and ready for OVA provincials!! They took home a silver medal today in tune-up tournament in Markham. Congrats girls!!!
Milton Edge 15u Girls Grab 2nd Bronze of Season!!
March 25, 2017: It is often said that bronze is the color of perseverance. Certainly that is an apt description for the 15u Edge girls, who picked up their 2nd OVA bronze medal of the season this weekend. After falling in a tight semi-final match, the girls rebounded with a solid effort to take 3rd at the Bugarski Cup in Kitchener. Congrats to a very talented (and resilient) team!!
Milton Edge Girls Take 2 Medals Over Weekend!
March 4 & 5, 2017: Congratulations to the 13u Iron Edge girls and coaches for their 1st OVA medal of the season, capturing Bronze the 13u girls Bugarski Cup in Oakville this Saturday!!
And...congrats to the 12u Platinum girls and coaches who had a great day with lots of breakthroughs and 'aha' moments today. After finishing last in pool play, the girls regrouped and made a terrific run in the playoffs to capture silver at the London Sharks 12u invitational!! (That is two medal pictures for Coach John on one weekend!!!)
Milton Edge Razors Mine Historic Silver
Feb 25, 2017: Congratulations to the Edge 13u Razors players and coaches for their outstanding (and historic) result at the Bugarski Cup in Newmarket. The team captured silver - the first boys indoor medal for the club!!
The Razors went into the event ranked 7th out of 12 teams but demonstrated that rankings are not always good predictors of outcomes. They won their pool play after defeating 2nd seeded MAC, 15-13 in the 3rd set. They continued in the playoffs to defeat Phoenix in the quarterfinals, and Scarborough Titans in the semi's, both in 2 games straight, to head to the finals against the #1 seed Aurora Storm. The teams were tied 22-22 in the 1st game, after a 10 point comeback by the Edge, but the boys could not hang on for the win losing 25-23. The 2nd game was also close, but the boys fell to the better team that day, settling for the silver.
Coach Gus Tsiapalis, Assistant Coach Paul Abdool and the team parents are pleased and impressed by how far the team has come since the beginning of the season. The tournament was also sentimental for Assistant Coach Paul because the Bugarski Cup was named after his first rep volleyball coach, the late Miroslav “Mike” Bugarski. The players, coaches and parents all feel that the team is poised for a great showing at the Provincials at RIM Park in a few weeks and that this silver medal represents the culmination of lots of hard work and dedication.
16u Girls Take Home Bronze
Feb 19, 2017: Family Day Weekend usually allows for some downtime for players and coaches. For the Edge 16u girls, however, this Famly Day weekend was spent in Hamilton playing in the 16u Winter Extravaganza (hosted by the Hamilton Smash).
The Edge 16U girls entered the two day, 20 team tournament with the hope of picking up a medal. After a challenging first day, where they struggled for consistency, the girls regrouped well Sunday. The team began the day with two straight playoff wins to move into the final four. However, a hard fought semi-final would not go their way. Fortunately, the Edge girls bounced back in a very exciting bronze medal game vs Smash Purple 15u (25-17, 31-29) to claim their first hardware of the season!!! Congrats girls!!!