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Usman coaching Canada

By Dylan Purcell

Canada Deaf Sports AssociationThe coach of Canada’s women’s deaf volleyball team is Lethbridge’s Derek Usman.

If it sounds difficult to be a coach who cannot use sign language on a deaf volleyball team, you don’t know Usman well enough.

“Good thing it’s Derek, he doesn’t talk much anyway,” said University of Lethbridge professor and the manager of the team, Mary Dyck.

Read more: http://lethbridgeherald.com/sports/local-sports/2016/06/01/usman-coaching-canada/

Source: Lethbridge Herald

Women's USA Deaf Volleyball primed for run at summer games

USA Deaf VolleyballThe women’s USA Deaf Volleyball team seems primed for a run at the upcoming 2016 PANAM Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers and 2016 World Deaf Volleyball Championships where they finished second in the silver bracket of the AA-A division and 10th overall at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships in Orlando, Florida.

USA Deaf Volleyball prepares for summer games

USA Deaf Volleyball winless in 2nd day at USA Volleyball Open National Championships

The team bounced back today after going 1-2 yesterday in pool play. With a 4-4 record in pool play, the women’s team swept Spiked Punch in the quarterfinals and SATX in the semifinals. The run ended in the championship match against #basicballers where the USA was shut out.

Final Women Results
5/27 Game 1 USA 2 Jax Beach Ladies 0 (25-10, 25-16)
5/27 Game 2 USA 2 NFVB Black Magic 0 (25-13, 25-23)
5/27 Game 3 USA 2 Notorious D.I.G. 0 (25-11, 28-26)
5/28 Game 4 Cameltosies 2 USA 0 (25-19, 25-23)
5/28 Game 5 Third Degree 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-19)
5/29 Game 6 USA 2 Charleston Power Alley 0 (25-11, 25-13)
5/29 Game 7 Shebola Outbreak 2 USA 0 (28-26, 25-16)
5/29 Game 8 OT Women’s 2 USA 0 (25-18, 26-24)
5/30 Silver Bracket Quarterfinals - USA 2 Spiked Punch 0 (25-22, 25-15)
5/30 Silver Bracket Semifinals - USA 2 SATX 0 (25-17, 25-22)
5/30 Silver Bracket Championship - #basicballers 2 USA 0 (25-14, 25-20)

Results of USA Women’s Team

The men’s USA Deaf Volleyball team wrapped up a rough weekend at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships in Orlando, Florida going 1-9. Their lone win came against PBDP where they went the distance eking out a three-set win (25-20, 13-25, 15-13). This morning, they were ousted in the copper bracket quarterfinals by All Army M, 2-0 (25-17, 25-14).

Final Men Results
5/27 Game 1 - NFVB Crank Blasters 2 USA 0 (25-18, 25-11)
5/27 Game 2 - ShockSock Models 2 USA 0 (25-14, 25-16)
5/27 Game 3 - Aim to Kill 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-13)
5/28 Game 4 - RVC Bamboo 2 USA 0 (25-19, 25-13)
5/28 Game 5 - Mama’s Sauce 2 USA 0 (25-15, 25-17)
5/29 Game 6 - The Original Bombpops 2 USA 0 (25-14, 25-18)
5/29 Game 7 - ZO-U 2 USA 0 (26-24, 25-19)
5/29 Game 8 - USA 2 PBDP 1 (25-20, 13-25, 15-13)
5/29 Game 9 - CISM Canada Men 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-17)
5/30 Copper Bracket Quarterfinals - All Army M 2 USA 0 (25-17, 25-14).

Results of USA Men’s Team

USA Deaf Volleyball winless in 2nd day at USA Volleyball Open National Championships

USA Deaf VolleyballBoth of the USA Deaf Volleyball men and women teams went winless on the second day of pool play at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships in Orlando, Florida.

USA Deaf Volleyball prepares for summer games

The men’s team wrapped up the first round of pool play losing all five games. Today they will play against The Original Bombpops at 2:00 p.m. and ZO-U at 3:00 p.m.

Men
5/27 Game 1 - NFVB Crank Blasters 2 USA 0 (25-18, 25-11)
5/27 Game 2 - ShockSock Models 2 USA 0 (25-14, 25-16)
5/27 Game 3 - Aim to Kill 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-13)
5/28 Game 4 - RVC Bamboo 2 USA 0 (25-19, 25-13)
5/28 Game 5 - Mama’s Sauce 2 USA 0 (25-15, 25-17)
5/29 Game 6 - USA vs The Original Bombpops @ 2:00 p.m.
5/29 Game 7 - USA vs ZO-U @ 3:00 p.m.

Results of USA Men’s Team

After starting out pool play undefeated on the first day, the USA women dropped the final two games to finish 3-2. The women’s team will try to get back on track today with two morning games.

Women
5/27 Game 1 USA 2 Jax Beach Ladies 0 (25-10, 25-16)
5/27 Game 2 USA 2 NFVB Black Magic 0 (25-13, 25-23)
5/27 Game 3 USA 2 Notorious D.I.G. 0 (25-11, 28-26)
5/28 Game 4 Cameltosies 2 USA 0 (25-19, 25-23)
5/28 Game 5 Third Degree 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-19)
5/29 Game 6 USA vs Charleston Power Alley @ 11:00 p.m.
5/29 Game 7 USA vs Shebola Outbreak@ 12:00 p.m.

Results of USA Women’s Team

USA Deaf Volleyball prepares for summer games

USA Deaf VolleyballThe USA Deaf Volleyball men and women teams began their preparation for the upcoming 2016 PANAM Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers and 2016 World Deaf Volleyball Championships at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships in Orlando, Florida yesterday. The tournament will continue until June 1.

The men and women teams are competing in the AA-A division. The opening pool play has been rough for the men’s team who lost all three games in straight sets. Today, the men’s team will try to recoup for the last two games before moving on to the second round of pool games.

Men
Game 1 - NFVB Crank Blasters 2 USA 0 (25-18, 25-11)
Game 2 - ShockSock Models 2 USA 0 (25-14, 25-16)
Game 3 - Aim to Kill 2 USA 0 (25-21, 25-13)
Game 4 - USA vs RVC Bamboo @ 2:00 p.m.
Game 5 - USA vs Mama’s Sauce @ 4:00 p.m.

Results of USA Men’s Team

The women’s team swept the competition yesterday winning all three matches in straight sets. The team faces two more teams today before the second round of pool games begin.

Women
Game 1 USA 2 Jax Beach Ladies 0 (25-10, 25-16)
Game 2 USA 2 NFVB Black Magic 0 (25-13, 25-23)
Game 3 USA 2 Notorious D.I.G. 0 (25-11, 28-26)
Game 4 USA vs Cameltosies @ 1:00 p.m.
Game 5 USA vs Third Degree @ 3:00 p.m.

Results of USA Women’s Team

Jake Smalley Hoping to Play for National Deaf Volleyball Team

On a whim last year, Peorian Jake Smalley decided to try out for a volleyball team that will represent the U.S. in the Deaflympics next year.

"I didn't know the Deaflympics existed until last year when someone told me," said Smalley. "I said, 'Really? I can try out?' Sure, why not."

Read more & view video: http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/sports/local-sports/jake-smalley-hoping-to-play-for-national-deaf-volleyball-team

Central Illinois Proud

Proud to play for Canada

By Brian Smiley

Canada Deaf Sports AssociationA Brantford woman will be a member of the Canadian deaf women's volleyball team working its way towards the 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey.

Kimberly Summers and her Canadian teammates will compete at the Pan Am Regional Qualifying Tournament, June 30 to July 4 in Washington, D.C., and the third annual World Deaf Volleyball Championships, July 6 to 15, also in Washington.

Read more: http://www.parisstaronline.com/2016/04/19/proud-to-play-for-canada

Source: Paris Star

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