Why consider the Volleyball Academy at F.J. Brennan?

To teach, train, and encourage young women and men to excel in the sport of volleyball, while creating an enthusiastic learning environment that is positive for all involved in our programs.

Technical development focuses on establishing composure, confidence and creativity on and off the court. The following themes are targeted in personal and competitive settings:
  • Ball Mastery
  • Passing & Receiving
  • Setting techniques and decision making
  • Serving Techniques
  • Blocking techniques (eye, arm and footwork)
  • One-on-One Attacking & Defending Principles

Tactical themes are established to increase an athlete's understanding and passion for the game, translating to a more effective and imaginative presence on the floor:
  • Small Group Attacking & Defending
  • 'Macro' Tactical Analysis
  • Rules and officiating
  • Defensive and Offensive system analysis
  • Detailed practice planning, progressions and sequencing
  • Game management and strategy

Sport specific Training: On court and indoor training that focuses on the skill execution of all volleyball skills. Sport training sessions are competitive and innovative with a focus on individual needs. Video analysis is an important component of skill development in all areas of the game. Sport specific training sessions take place at Central Park Athletics.

Classroom Sessions: In the classroom players will explore a variety of topics including coaching and leadership, communication skills, volleyball tactics, mental skills training, and nutrition.

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Contact Us

Dan Laporte
Principal, F.J. Brennan Centre of Excellence

(519) 946-0830

Luigi Baggio
Principal, F. J. Brennan Catholic High School

(519) 945-2351 ext. 2301

2017-2018 Fee Structure Volleyball Skills Academy

Academy Registration Fees Details
Secondary Semestered Cost $300.00 (Students at Central Park 5 days/week)
  • 50 hours of Volleyball specific training
  • 60 hours of off-field training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)

Typical Day for a student. Starting at Central Park Athletics.

9-12 Volleyball 8:30 - 9:20 (50 mins) 9:41 - 11:00 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 11:45 - 1:00 1:05 - 2:20