OVA Staff

Kaitlin Arscott, Membership Services Coordinator

General Inquiries; National Registration System (NRS); Letters of Good Standing; Online Shopping Cart; Sport Court Rentals; Insurance; Special Event Sanctioning; Volunteer Recognition and OVAtion Banquet

Jo-Anne Ljubicic, Executive Director

Strategic Planning, Grant Applications, Board and Committee Governance, Sponsorship and Revenue Generation

Louis-Pierre Mainville, High Performance Manager

Process and Policy for High Performance Sport; Athlete Development (Indoor, Beach & Sitting); Coaching & Officials Development (Indoor, Beach & Sitting); Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence Management; Manage High Performance Indoor and Beach Development Coaches

Alishia Lidums, Director of Volleyball Operations

Program Development & Delivery for Indoor and Beach; Program Budgets; Supervision of Program Coordinators and Interns; Special Event Management; Major Events

Jennifer Harkness, Director of Finance & Administration

Financial Operations, Human Resources, Risk Management and Administration

Carrie Campbell, Manager of Indoor Programs

Responsible for planning, developing, and guiding Association staff for all OVA Youth Competitions and Ontario Championships deliverables; Overseeing the growth and development of all OVA Indoor athlete programming; Indoor Adult Recreational Leagues

Mark Wiersma, Indoor Program Coordinator

12U/13U/14U/15U Girls & Boys Indoor Youth Competitions; Ontario Championships; 16U HPC & Team O Logistics; Sitting Volleyball; Sport Inclusion; Adult Programming

Suzanne Wallace, Manager of Beach Programs

Ashbridge's Bay Beach Volleyball; Beach Adult Recreational Leagues, Beach Court Rentals, Special Event Permitting, Ashbridge Camps & Clinics; OVA Beach Tour

Angie Shen, Senior Beach Development Coach

Train and Coach OVA Beach Provincial & Canada Games Team; Provide Leadership and Guidance to Ontario Beach Coaches; Assist the National Team Coach with National Beach Training Centre; Organize and Run Identification Camps; Coordinate OVA Beach High Performance Programs

Jennifer Neilson, High Performance Coordinator/Apprentice Coach

Develop and manage programming for the High Performance Plan; Lead the OVA High Performance Athlete Identification Process; Assist Team Ontario coaches in the delivery of the Team Ontario training; Deliver the OHPSI program for men’s volleyball; Implement strategies for coach development; Women’s Initiatives

Kelvin Cheng, Operations Coordinator

Officiating Program; Coaching Program; Police Screening Management; Club Forms; Coach Certification and Exemption Cards; Beach Tour

Jason Jackson, Marketing and Communications Manager

Website; Digital Media; Marketing and Communications; Public and Media Relations; Social Media; Fundraising; Business Development; Sponsorship

Kerish Maharaj, Grassroots Coordinator 

SPIKES House league and On the Road programs; SMASHBALL; Hoops and SPIKES; Ontario Winter Games and Regional Team programs; ADP support; Ontario Championships

Mark Wiersma, Accountant