Wayne is the SLVC Wave Club Coordinator and has been coaching consecutively for the last 20 years, doing multiple teams a season and every age group from 13U to 18U. Wayne has coached 9 years at HJ Cody High School; JV/SR Girls from 2001 to 2003, SR Boys 2013-2015 and JV Girls in 2016, 2017 & 2018.
Wayne has been coaching beach volleyball for the last 14 years and was the Zone 4 coach at four Alberta Summer Games. Wayne started coaching in Fort McMurray in 1991 with grade five and six boys volleyball.
Wayne's philosophy is to create strong individuals who believe in themselves, and to give players an opportunity to achieve individual success which will translate into a positive team experience in victory or defeat. Wayne believes this can be achieved through hard work, patience, communication, respect, setting goals and enjoying the moment.
Rick brings with him 13 years of coaching background at competitive junior high, high school and club programs. He has been involved in various club ages from 15U - 18U.
Rick played competitively in junior high and high school, competing in two provincial championships. He also was a member of the Olds College Broncos. Following college Rick played in various adult leagues in Calgary until moving back to Central Alberta where, for the past 18 years, he has called home.
His coaching philosophies are strong in accountability, responsibility, competitiveness and the importance of enjoying the game we love!
"I love vball. I love playing vball. I love coaching vball. I have played for almost 38 years, still play, and plan to keep on playing for another 20 years. I have coached 6 seasons of 14U SLVC with my husband Travis and I am looking forward to another exciting season!"
Travis is starting his 7th season as a 14U SLVC coach. He was a multi-sport athlete, with football and baseball being his true passions. His greatest asset as a coach is the ability to break down mechanics and teach proper techniques.
Coach Don has been coaching volleyball with 12 to 15 year-olds for the last twenty two years and has coached with SLVC for seven seasons. He is also a middle school teacher and Principal in Sylvan Lake.
Coach Don is excited for another opportunity to work with young athletes to develop their skills and grow their passion for volleyball!
Megan is a second-year student at RDC. She played Club with SLVC Wave for five years and played at HJ Cody High School for four years. She was an assistant coach for Wayne last fall, helping the HJC Jr. Girls team win a bronze medal at their league championship for 2018.
Megan believes in positive attitudes and leaving it all on the court. She wants to use the skills she's learned with the awesome coaches at SLVC Wave to help all athletes reach their highest potential, as both players and teammates.