ASSISTANT COACH – 14U ROCKETS
Dervon has been playing competitive indoor volleyball since 1989. He has played at all levels – high school, club, university and on the Jamaica National team as an outside hitter. He continues to play intermediate rec level volleyball intermittently.
Dervon received his first coaching certification in 1994 through the FIVB SAP Program. He has coached at the university (men’s and women’s) and senior club level between 1994 and 2014. A recent immigrant to Canada, Dervon is excited to be back coaching at Smash Raiders where he worked with the 13U teams last season, and is looking forward to another rewarding year at the club. Dervon is a fully trained development coach in Canada and has completed the theory component of the Level I Program awaiting the practical assessment. He also hopes to resume service as a volleyball referee.
With a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Florida International University in Miami, Dervon works as a Construction Project Manager. He lives in Burlington with his wife Annie and their three children.