ASSISTANT COACH – 16U CYCLONES

Mark Ciavarella

Mark was born and raised in Dundas, now lives in Millgrove, and is a teacher with the HWDSB. He has been teaching for 27 years and is the Assistant Head of Mathematics and teacher at Waterdown District High School. He has been coaching senior girls and boys high school volleyball for over 20 years.

Currently the Senior Boys Volleyball coach at Waterdown, twice he has taken trips to OFSAA with those teams. Outside of volleyball, he has been coaching the Senior Boys Soccer team at Waterdown for over 20 years and has seen city championships and OFSAA experiences with those teams as well.

This is Mark’s 2nd season with the OVA. With his strong passion for coaching, he is looking to help develop players with a focus on communication, team building and technique. As a dad of 2 girls, and a teacher of thousands of teenagers, he has developed insight in how to coach kids in various styles. His goal is always the same; to bring out the very best in every individual and help them develop as players and as teammates.

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