Coaching Staff

Head Coaches for 2018 - 2019 Season
Coming Soon! Page will be updated once final information comes in.
(Please note that the number of teams and the assigned coaches is subject to change).

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  1. 18U
    Larissa Byckalo-Puhach
    This will be her seventh year as a MVC head coach. As a player, she played club volleyball for five years, and was a team member of the 2006 Division 2, Tier 1 National Champions. At the varsity level, she played on the McMaster Marauders Women’s team for five years, contributing to three OUA Finalist medals (2007, 2009 and 2010), and an OUA championship medal (2008), culminating in a 6th place finish at Nationals (2008). Also with this team, she was a two time OUA First Team All-Star (2010, 2011); team MVP (2010, 2011); two time CIS Academic All Canadian (2009, 2011); and nominated as McMaster’s Athlete of the Year (2011). In 2011, Larissa was also named the McMaster Women’s Volleyball Therese Quigley Player of the Year. Recently, Larissa was assistant coach to the NTCC Gold winning 16U Team Ontario (2015), and is an assistant coach of 17U/18U Team Ontario Canada Games in 2017. Outside of club volleyball she is a high school team coach. In 2014, her junior girls’ team were Halton Champions and she was named HSSAA Coach of the year.
Additional Coaching Staff
  1. Setter Specific
    Jenn Holt
    National Champion (Senior Women) OUA Gold Medalist 3 time OUA Silver Medalist CIS Player of the Year Nominee CIS First Team All-Canadian CIS Second Team All-Canadian CIS All-Rookie Team 4 time OUA First Team All-Star McMaster Athlete of the Year 3 time McMaster Volleyball MVP 4 time OVA Award of Excellence