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Pakmen coach Matthew Harris has just been named Co-Head Coach of the Team Canada Youth Team

Pakmen is pleased to announce that our u17 boys head coach, Matthew Harris, has just been named the co-head coach for the Volleyball Canada, Youth National Team 2018. Matthew Harris is coming off a triumphant summer as the head coach of Ontario's Canada Games team where he lead Team Ontario to its first Gold medal at the Canada Games since ... More

Pakmen Programs this Weekend

All Pakmen programs are on this Saturday and Sunday, except our Sunday Milton programs. There are no Monday programs due to Family Day - but you are invited to the Pakmen Family Day Celebration at Canlan Sportsplex, Monday 10 to 3 pm. For more information about this event, please go here: pakmen.com/family-day-volleyball-anyone/ https://www.p... More

Pakmen Elite Beach Volleyball Training this Summer

Pakmen Elite Beach Coaches Kadeem Clarke, Lennard Krapp and Aleks Mamuzic with National Team Athletes Lauren Pastor (CAN) and Lina Hesse (GER). Since its inception in 2003, Pakmen has offered one of the top beach volleyball training programs in Canada. Pakmen is fortunate to have many highly skilled players and no club has enjoyed a better ... More

Family Day – Volleyball Anyone?

Pakmen Volleyball will be collaborating with Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga to offer volleyball for you and your family on Family Day, February 19th, 10 to 3 pm. Canlan is opening their massive facility on Family Day to the public to celebrate Family Day and Pakmen will be supervising the volleyball courts from 10 am to 3 pm for you and your ... More

New GTA Premier League Program for Grade 5/6 Girls this Spring!

Pakmen is pleased to announce that we will be offering a new GTA Premier League program this Spring for girls in grades 5 and 6 who play on school teams or who already have very good volleyball skills. The league will be held Sundays, 2:30 to 4 pm, at David Leeder M.S. from 2:30 to 4 pm. It will run from April 8 until June 10 and will include a ... More

Tryouts and Our Deepest Fear

By Alexander Ketrzynski The article, “Tryouts and Our Deepest Fear,” by Coach John Kessel is worth reading. Although the article was written in 2009 and commented on youth sports in the United States at the time, I believe it is still highly relevant and informative.  In his article, Coach Kessel describes and advises on the oftentimes ... More

The Value of Chaos and Failure

By Alexander Ketrzynski Recently I read an interesting blog by Coach John Kessel entitled "The Value of Chaos and Failure."  Coach Kessel discusses the importance of  "creating randomness in the learning process, and its imperfections," which leads to the creation of  "both better retention and creative play at any level." I find this ... More

Still Time to Register for Winter Programs

Our Winter programs have started but there is still time to register online. All programs have been pro-rated accordingly. Don't miss out! We offer a wide variety of programs for boys and girls, 7 to 18 yrs old, and of all skill levels. Locations include in Mississauga, Milton and Brampton. To learn more about our programs, please visit ... More

Volleyball Spike

An attacker is a very important player in a volleyball team. The attacker’s job is to spike a ball effectively and get scores for his/her team. On the one hand, an attacker should aim to spike a ball as hard as he/she can. Hitting a ball harder obviously makes it difficult for the opposing team’s defensive players to resist your attack. On the ... More

Pakmen is pleased to offer Adult Volleyball lessons this Winter 

Tehnique Tutoring for Adults is a 10-week program held Saturdays, 12:30 to 2 pm @ Canlan Sportsplex beginning Saturday, January 13th. This program is for beginners. Pakmen coaches will teach you the basic skills of volleyball - including passing, volleying, hitting and serving. Volleyball is a Sport of a Lifetime - isn't it time you joined ... More