Club Team Tryouts
Tryouts for the 2021/22 season have now concluded. If any spots remain on our rosters after the offer period, we will post this information on our social media.
Additional: All tryout athletes must register with the Ontario Volleyball Association as a tryout athlete (no charge) and bring proof of registration to their first session.
Team status of October 9, 2021. Note: Any athlete looking to try out for an open spot as of September 24, that athlete (if eligible to be vaccinated) must be fully vaccinated, or plan to be fully vaccinated by October 30, 2021. Many venues now have a mandatory vaccine policy in place for all athletes (ages 12 and older) taking part in organized sports.
|Team||Born||Division||Positions Available||Head Coach|
|Rogue||2010/11/12||Early Contact||Steve Graham|
|Alliance||2010||Early Contact||Shane Christopher|
|Blockade||2009||Early Contact||Paul Koot|
|Skyblockers||2008/2007||Traditional Non-Specialized||Greg Hannah|
|Rage||2008||Traditional Non-Specialized||Deb Stevenson|
|Force||2008||Traditional Non-Specialized||Scott Prins|
|Smash||2007||15U Girls||Rob Dyment|
|Strikers||2007||15U Girls||1 (MB)||Issac Zywczok|
|Boom||2006||16U Girls||Elicia Hannah|
|Menace||2006||16U Girls||Cris Barbulescu|
|Chewblockas||2006||16U Boys||Geoff Thompson|
|Fury||2005||17U Girls||Michael Hayes|
|Legacy||2005||17U Girls||2 (OH, MB)||Brian Bouma|
|Destroyers||2005||17U Girls||Ted Biglow|
|Ruthless||2004/03||18U Girls||1 (setter)||Mackenzie Prins|
It’s important to us that families understand their commitment when choosing to play for our Club. Please view the Frequently Asked Questions section on our Club (Rep) Volleyball page for important information about playing for Durham Rebels. And don’t forget to view the Tryout Tips below!
As a competitive club, it is our goal to establish teams with the highest caliber of athletes, but coaches are looking for more than just skill. Team dynamics are extremely important so remember to be an encouraging and positive athlete who is coachable and brings value to the team beyond your court skills. Here’s some helpful tips:
Athletes must register as a “tryout player” in the Ontario Volleyball Member Registration System (MRS)
OPENS SEPTEMBER 1, 2021
The OVA has established a timeline of when Clubs can make offers to tryout athletes. A re-signed athlete is an athlete who played with the same club the previous season, while ‘early offers’ can be made to athletes who took part in training with the club throughout the summer. The offer window below lists dates offers may be made to athletes.
|Division||When Offers Can Be Made|
|Re-Signings||June 15 – August 8, 2021|
|Early Offers||August 6-8, 2021|
|18U/19U||September 22, 2021|
|17U||September 23, 2021|
|16U||September 24, 2021|
|15U||September 25, 2021|
|14U (TNS)||September 26, 2021|
|11U-13U (Rallyball)||September 27, 2021|