André Turgeon

NCCP: Level III Certified
Playing Career: College (RSEQ)
Coaching Experience: 36 years
Education: M. Sc. Laval University, B. Sc. Laval University
Marital Status: Married with two children

André has coached volleyball for over 35 years at all levels, from atomic volleyball to junior high, high school, club, provincial team, college and junior national team. He is also the founder of several camps and volleyball clubs in Canada and the United States (Fort Worth Volleyball Camp in Texas, MTIVSC Volleyball Camp in Grande Prairie, Northern British Columbia Volleyball Club and South Peace Volleyball Club). He started his volleyball coaching career in Quebec City in 1982 where his led the Quebec Seminary high school team for five years before taking the reins of the Quebec women’s U18 Provincial team and the Ste-Foy College team.  He then moved his coaching aspirations across the country where is coached junior high, club and college in Grande Prairie, Alberta. He also started the NBCVC club in Fort St. John, British Columbia. He continued his coaching endeavor through several assignments with the Alberta Provincial teams and the women’s Junior National team. André is known as a master technician and helped develop many players who played for the Canadian National teams. He also won several National Championship medals at the NTCC, CCAA and Club Nationals.

Building Career 

  • 2011 – present             Founder and technical director of South Peace Volleyball Club, Grande Prairie,Alberta
  • 2011 – 2012                Founder and director of the MTIVSC Volleyball Summer Camp, Grande Prairie,Alberta
  • 1999 – 2000                Co-founder and technical director of the Fort Worth Summer Camp, Texas, USA
  • 1994 – 2000                Founder and technical director of the NBCVC volleyball club, Forth St. John,British Columbia
  • 1987 – 1988                 Quebec Seminary volleyball junior high and high school program director, Quebec City, Quebec

Coaching Career

  • 2012 – present            South Peace Volleyball Club – 2016 U15 Western Nationals silver medalist
  • 2010 – 2013                Montrose Junior High School – two Great Canadian Classic Championships
  • 1999 – 2002                Junior Women’s National team – Guest coach
  • 1992 – 1995, 2000 – 2001       Wolves Volleyball Club –  three juvenile Provincial Championships, and one Junior Provincial Championship
  • 1995 – 1999                NBCVC Volleyball Club – 1997 BC Juvenile Provincial Championship
  • 1995 – 1997                Women’s Juvenile and Junior Alberta Provincial teams – 1996 NTCC Silver medalist
  • 1994                            Team Alberta North – Arctic Winter Games silver medalist
  • 1990 – 1994                GPRC College Wolves – one ACAC Championship, two ACAC silver medals and 1992 CCAA National Championship silver medalist
  • 1988 – 1991                Montrose Junior High School – two NWASAA Zone Championships
  • 1987 – 1988                Ste-Foy College – 4th at RSEQ College Championship
  • 1987                            Quebec Juvenile Provincial team – Eastern Canadian Challenge Cup Championship
  • 1986 – 1987                Limoilou Titans Juvenile Boys – Quebec Club Champions
  • 1982 – 1987                Quebec Seminary High School – two Eastern Quebec Championship silver                                                                                                      medals
Andre Turgeon - HITT Volleyball Coach