Star Academy continues to give Pakmen a helping hand

By DAVID WINER When COVID-19 swept across our shores in March of 2020 igniting a modern-day plague, it filled our lives with fear. Our days consisted of staring at all four walls in our homes, or waiting in ever stretching lines to purchase what little was still on store shelves In just two months, restaurants, pubs, houses of worship, ... More

Pakmen own the podium at OVA Beach Provincials

By DAVID WINER Special The Pakmen have drawn a line in the sand that may never be crossed. Competing at the Ontario Volleyball Association Beach Provincials, the Pakmen Volleyball Club prevailed with a flurry of gold medal performances that would confound the most optimistic prognosticator. "It was a record performance!" said ecstatic ... More

Pakmen Volleyball Camp is once again a full go

By DAVID WINER A game-changing idea can originate anywhere, anytime...from a boardroom to a classroom. Such a plan, conceived by a Grade 8 student at David Leeder Middle School a couple decades ago, has been paying enormous dividends for the Pakmen Volleyball Club ever since. With the help of his fellow classmates, that initial project by ... More

Pakmen sweep 18U Provincial titles

By DAVID WINER The Pakmen Volleyball Club pulled off an exceptional feat at the recent Ontario Provincial Championships at Toronto's Enercare Centre. In addition to finishing as the top club for the 11th consecutive year with four golds, one silver and four bronze medals, Pakmen achieved the rare golden sweep in the 18U category for both ... More

Pakmen Returning to Brampton at a New Location

The Pakmen Volleyball Club is thrilled to announce its return to a brand new location in Brampton for the upcoming Spring 2023 season. The season will officially commence on Sunday, March 26 at St. Roch Secondary School. The club is eagerly looking forward to providing its players with a top-notch volleyball experience and a chance to develop ... More

Pakmen Has Added 2 New Locations in Mississauga!

Pakmen Volleyball Club is excited to announce the addition of two new locations in Mississauga for the winter season starting on the weekend of January 14/15. The club will be running programs at St. Joseph Secondary School and St. Francis Xavier Secondary School. Players of all skill levels are welcome to participate in the programs offered by ... More

Pakmen View the World as Their Playground

By DAVID WINER Special The Pakmen Volleyball Club's reputation has grown exponentially since a group of classmates from Mississauga's David Leeder Middle School persuaded their coach to lengthen their season by joining the Ontario Volleyball Association. After turning that first season into an U-14 OVA Provincial title, there was no ... More

Pakmen a Pace Setter in High Performance Training

By DAVID WINER Special If you want to be the best, you must learn from the best. Members of the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) will have the opportunity to significantly advance their skill sets when Mississauga's Pakmen Volleyball Club hosts Canada's first-ever High Performers Program (Volleyball) in the fall. Accomplished ... More

Team at Art of Mobility Have the Right Touch

By DAVID WINER   According to an old idiom, one should never judge a man until you have walked in his shoes. In other words, until you've experienced another person's pain, it's best not to make any snap judgments. Thusheinth Sivarajah and his team at Misissauga's Art of Mobility can truly empathize with Pakmen Volleyball Club ... More

What to Eat Before a Volleyball Tournament?

The nutrition has an impact on the athlete’s health and performance. That’s why the pre-game meal is incredibly important for volleyball players. The so called pre-competition meal has to contain the healthy nutrients and provide volleyball players with the calories. Foods also have to contain the liquids that volleyball players need to ... More