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Gavin Little

Gavin is pleased to be the Head Coach of the Pandas 17U Team for the 2015-2016 Club Season. 

Gavin was born and raised in Fairview, AB. He completed his Grade 12 year at Grande Prairie Composite High School, to pursue volleyball. While in high school, he was asked to play for the GPRC U21 team. He attended Grande Prairie Regional College for two years, where he studied Education & was MVP as a right side in only his second year. He transferred to the University of Saskatchewan, where he played for three years as a left side & was named team MVP in his final season. Following his CIS career, he was offered his first Pro contract to play overseas. He played in Finland, Switzerland, Holland & Germany before retiring due to injury. He had standout seasons in both Switzerland & Germany. In Switzerland he finished 2nd in the League for points scored as a left side, and in Germany he was team MVP and 1st in the league in kills as a right side.

Playing Career: Sask. Provincial Beach Gold medalist, TSV Geisen (Germany Pro), TSV Geisen team MVP, Landstede (Holland Pro), Pallavolo Lugano (Switzerland Pro), Muurle (Finland Pro), Alberta Provincial Beach Silver Medalist, University of Saskatchewan Huskies three years, University of Saskatchewan Huskies MVP, Brandon Invitational All-Star, U of R Tournament All-Star, Grande Prairie Regional College two years, Grande Prairie Regional College team MVP, GPRC Athlete of the Week, GPRC Male Athlete of the Year Nominee, ACAC All Conference Team.

Education: Grande Prairie Regional College, University of Saskatchewan, Grant MacEwan University

Coaching Experience: Gavin has his NCCP Level II volleyball coaching certification and has 13 years of coaching experience.
  • Pandas Volleyball Club 15U Team Assistant Coach (2013-2014) and 16U Team Head Coach (2014-2015)
  • MacEwan University Men’s Volleyball Asst. Coach (2013-2014)
  • Coach & Co-founder of Elite Volley Camp (2011-present)
  • GPRC Men’s Volleyball Asst. Coach (2012-2013)
  • Germany: Geisen U15 Coach
  • The Netherlands: Various camps (2009)
  • Switzerland: Lugano U16 Asst. Coach (2008)
  • Finland: Muurle U16 Asst. Coach (2007)
  • Impact Volleyball Camp Coach (2007 & 2008)
  • University of Saskatchewan Huskie Camp Coach (2004)
  • GPRC Wolves Summer Camp Coach (2003)
  • GPRC Wolves U13 Club Team Coach (2002)
bio details from HITT Volleyball