Vitamin D Gaining Respect

By Prateek Yadav Pakmen Volleyball Club Head Coach u18 Women's Team I recently came across an interesting article, "Vitamin D - A Key Player in Boned Heath, Sports Performance and Recovery", written by Dr. Emily Kraus. In the article, Kraus makes the case for the importance Vitamin D.  As athletes regularly push their limits while ... More

You Need to Recover!

By Reid Hall Pakmen Volleyball Club Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Strength and Conditioning Coaches need to effectively manipulate their training based on the needs of the athletes. It is not about going 100 miles per hour every training session. Volleyball players are practicing more, doing more position specific training, and ... More

Specialization can lead to higher injury rates?

By Prateek Yadav Pakmen Volleyball Club u18 Girls Head Coach A recent study conducted by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health concluded that high school athletes who specialize in a single sport sustain lower-extremity injuries at significantly higher rates than athletes who do not specialize in one sport. The ... More

Pakmen Great Sharone Vernon-Evans Leaps on to World Stage

By DAVID WINER My, what a difference a year can make. Just over 12 months ago, Sharone Vernon-Evans was the recipient of oohs and ahhs in gymnasiums across Ontario as his Mississauga Pakmen held court in Ontario Volleyball Association action. From his jaw-dropping leaps to his heart-pounding spikes, club players and parents alike knew the ... More

Sharone Vernon-Evans Featured on CBC Sports

Pakmen Alumni/Legend Sharone Vernon-Evans was featured on CBC Sports as a rising star in Canadian Volleyball. In April, Sharone made history when he touched 12’6.5″ (3.82m) at the National Training Centre in Gatineau. Click here to read the rest of the story on CBC Sports. Check PAKMEN's High Performance Volleyball programs Check ... More

Canada puts Mississauga Pakmen on the map

By DAVID WINER The Mississauga Pakmen Volleyball Club received the ultimate compliment from the sport's national body earlier this week when three of its alumni were named to Canada's U21 Men's National Team. Sharone Vernon-Evans, Taryq Sani and Jordan Pereira were selected, after a four-day tryout, to represent Canada at the U21 NORCECA Pan ... More

Breaking News!!! Record Jump!

Pakmen Alumni/Legend Sharone Vernon-Evans touched 12'6.5" (3.82m) at the National Training Centre in Gatineau today! This is one of the highest touches in the world for our sport (highest in Canada) - and Sharone is just 18 years old.  Take a look at the link below to see some of the highest jumpers in our sport.  Looks like Sharone is 2nd to ... More