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About EKVC

15U Girls, 2012 AVA Provincial Tournament
  • The EKVC was established in 1997.  It has now grown to include all age categories from 13-21 years of age for both men and women and currently has a membership of over 190 athletes.  The EKVC received official society status in November of 2004.
  • The Club season gives volleyball athletes an opportunity to further develop their skills following their school season.  The EKVC has also been very fortunate to have a number of highly qualified coaches who have volunteered their services.
  • The teams compete against other volleyball clubs from throughout Alberta and British Columbia culminating in a Provincial Championship and Open National Championship.
  • The EKVC club season varies in length depending on the availability of coaches, athletes, gyms etc. Generally most age categories run from mid-February until the National Championships in May.
  • The EKVC has also started Mini Volleyball as an introduction to the basics of the game for those in grades 1-4 and Atomic Volleyball for grades 5-7.
  • The EKVC is an important feeder system for the College of the Rockies Avalanche Volleyball Program.  A number of EKVC athletes have contributed to the success of the Avalanche Program in the past.
  • The EKVC also offers scholarships to male and female athletes from the EKVC who are attending a post-secondary institution and are members of that volleyball program.

Purpose of EKVC

  • To develop and promote indoor and outdoor volleyball for all ages in the East Kootenay region.
  • To promote, develop, organize and operate clinics for volleyball players, coaches, and game officials.
  • To disseminate information, records, and instructional material on the game of volleyball.
  • To assist in anyway whatsoever any organization or association promoting interest in or developing the game of volleyball.
  • To participate in local, regional, Provincial and National volleyball events.

 

EKVC acknowledges the financial assistance

of the Province of British Columbia.