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SASHA KOSANOV, CLUB DIRECTOR

 

Sasha is currently working with Women's 2017 Canada Summer Games team and HFXbeach athletes, Victoria Haworth/Micaela Sabean in preparation for the 2017 Summer Canada Games, Winnipeg. This is Sasha's second time heading to Canada Games as the Head Coach of the Women's Canada Games beach team, and after a very successful summer coaching her team to a Silver Medal at the Division 1 Youth Beach Nationals, Sasha has high hopes for Canada Games. 

This summer Sasha will be Head Coaching the 14U program

Previous Experience:

Head Coach, Women’s Beach Volleyball CSG 2017

Head Coach, Women’s Beach Volleyball CSG 2013

Head Coach/Club Director, HFX beach volleyball, 2012-present

Head Coach, VNS Beach Provincial Program, 2012

Athlete, Adult Atlantic Beach Tour Champion, 2014

Athlete, 9th place at the Senior Beach National Championships

Athlete, Dalhousie University Varsity Women’s Volleyball, 2009 – 2012

Athlete, Ryerson University Varsity Women’s Volleyball, 2006 – 2008  

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Klara Doelle, Head Coach, 16U Program

 

A former HFX beach volleyball athlete, Klara is going into her 3rd season coaching with us and we couldn't be more excited to have her back. Even though her volleyball career was ended prematurely due to injury, Klara continues to inspire her athletes as coach. Her strong determined spirit gave her success as a volleyball player, and she passes this attitude on to her athletes. 

This summer Klara will be Head Coaching the 16U program.

Previous Experience:

Co-Head Coach, HFX beach volleyball 16U Compete 2016

Assistant Coach, HFX beach volleyball,14U, 2015

Athlete, University of Kings College Women's Volleyball Team, 2015-2016

Athlete, Canada Games Women's Beach Volleyball Training Group, 2013

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Marlee Powers, Coach, 14U

We are excited to have Marlee join us this summer as an Assistant Coach for the 12U program. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her indoor career, and excited to gain more experience on the beach. 

This summer Marlee will be assisting with the 14U program

Previous Experience:

Head Coach, Tiger's Volleyball Club U15 Girls, 2016

Assistant Coach, Bridgewater Chill U18 Girls, 2015

Assistant Coach, Tigers Volleyball Club U16 Girls, 2014

Various Youth Volleyball Clinics, 2011-2016

Coach, Dalhousie University Camp Instructor, 2012-2014

Athlete, Dalhousie Tiger’s Women’s Volleyball Team, 2009-2014

Athlete, Team Captain, Dalhousie Tiger's Women's Volleyball Team, 2014

Athlete, Assistant Captain, Dalhousie Tiger's Women's Volleyball Team, 2013

Athlete, AUS Women’s Volleyball Champions, 2013 & 2014

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Sam Gaudet, Coach, Compete

 

Sam's enthusiasm is contagious and we are excited to have him join our coaching staff as the Head Coach of our 14U program and 16U assistant. As a former HFX beach athlete, Sam has unofficially assisted with our 14U programs in the past and is ready to take on a leadership role. Sam knows what it takes to be successful on the beach, and we know his enthusiasm and love for the sport of beach volleyball will inspire athletes to have fun and become their best!

This Summer Sam will be Head Coaching the 14U program and assisting with 16U program.

Past Experience: 

Head Coach, Jeux de L’acadie Volleyball masculin 2014

Assistant Coach, U18 Intrepide Women’s Volleyball 2014

Athlete, Team Canada Military Volleyball 2017-Present

Athlete, Royal Military College of Canada Varsity Men’s Volleyball, 2015-2016 (CIS)

Athlete, 10th place at Volleyball Canada National Championship 2015

Athlete, Volleyball Nova-Scotia Provincial Indoor Champion, 2014-2015

Athlete, U16 Atlantic Beach Tour Champion, 2014

Athlete,  U18 Atlantic Beach Tour Champion, 2015

Athlete, Nova-Scotia Provincial High School Champions, 2014

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Jane Heeny, Coach

Marianna Saunders, Coach, 16U