Cal Wohlford

Nationality Canadian
Age 60
Languages English
Present Club University Fraser Valley
Status Available for 2021-2022

SUMMARY
Professional coach with experience in varied levels of volleyball, 14U to adult, working with men and women in both the indoor and beach game. Strong mentoring and leadership qualities with strengths in assisting student-athletes improve their athletic, academic and life skills.

• Acknowledged as a clear communicator with the interpersonal skills to successfully manage student and adult athletes
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure
• Experience in coaching and playing competitive volleyball
• Ability to provide positive role modeling to students, staff and the public
CAREER HISTORY________________________________________________________________
University Fraser Valley 2019 – 2020
Pacific West Conference (PACWEST)
Mentor and Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Mentoring the head coach and assist with the technical development of the team.

Pacific Coast Academy 2019 – Present
Mentor Coach, Youth Girls Volleyball
Mentoring new coaches in developing practice plans and managing a team.

West Vancouver Academy, School District of West Vancouver 2018 – Present
Instructor, Youth Girls Volleyball
Instruct grades 8 to 11.

Capilano University, PACWEST 2011 – 2018
Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Responsible for the success of the women’s program including organizing, managing and supervising athletic activities, practice sessions and tournaments. Administrative duties included the conduct, discipline, retention, academic success of the athletes, recruitment, fundraising and budgeting.
Achievements:
• Won bronze at Provincials in 2015/16, 2014/15, 2012/13 seasons
• Took the team to Nationals in the 2013/14 season
• Worked closely with the men’s program to increase funds raised through activities

Thompson Rivers University, Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) 2008 – 2010
Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Responsible for the success of the women’s program including development and maintenance of physical training programs to develop effective physical fitness, individual player development, team training and game management. Administrative duties included the conduct, discipline, retention, academic success of the athletes, recruitment, fundraising and budgeting.
Achievements:
• Brought the team up to a 13th ranking in the 2008 season
• Recruited players for the 2009/10 and 2010/11 season without knowing who the head coach would be
• Increased the funds available to the women’s program through fundraising (~$25K per year)

BC Olympic (BCO) Volleyball Club 1989 – 2008
Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Planned, coached, monitored and evaluated U17/18 women. Counselled other coaches in regards to try-outs for all age groups; allocated players to teams and recommended cuts. Responsible for budgeting and fundraising for out of town trips. Recruited and mentored coaches.
Achievements:
• Provincial Finalists, winning in various categories (Gold, Silver and Bronze)
• Initiated the Elite Program, in 2006, to assist in the development of athletes so they would have an opportunity to play at University/Collegiate level
o More than 30 players, to date, have acquired scholarships to North American Universities/ Colleges
o Two players have gone on to play on the Canadian National Team
o Seven players went on to play Professional Volleyball overseas

University British Columbia (UBC), CIS 2005-2008
Assistant Coach, Men’s Volleyball
Worked closely with the head coach during practice and formal matches. Specialized in the technical development of all positions, with a focus on blocking and middles, and assisted in recruitment.
Achievements:
• CIS National Championships, 5th place (2007-2008 season)
• CIS National Championships, 4th place (2006-2007 season)

Simon Fraser University (SFU), CIS 2003 – 2005
Assistance Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Assisted the head coach during practice and formal matches, with a focus on the development of blocking skills and the power position. Took a lead role as it related to the mentoring of the athletes in life skills. Mentored the volunteer coaches.
Achievements:
• Introduced video to assist in analyzing player performance and for scouting

University of British Columbia (UBC), CIS 2000 – 2003
Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball
Provided technical and strategic support to the head coach during practice and formal matches.
Achievements:
 CIS National Championships, 5th place (2002–2003 season)
 CIS National Championships. 3rd place (2001–2002 season)
 CIS National Championships, 5th place (2000–2001 season)

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