17U STRIKERS

 17U STRIKERS ATHLETES

Nadine A.

Libero

Paige M.

Setter

Sydney B.

Outside Hitter

Lucy C.

Middle Blocker

Makenzie R.

Right Side

Eden C.

Right Side

Reese P.

Setter

Julia G.

Outside Hitter

Andrea S.

Outside Hitter/Libero

Lesya W.

Left Side/Middle Blocker

Maya N.

Middle Blocker

 17U STRIKERS COACHES

Chris Lowe

HEAD COACH - 17U STRIKERS & HEAD COACH - 16U NITRO

Prior to joining Smash, Chris coached volleyball at Aldershot High School for several seasons.

Chris’s volleyball career consisted of playing for the Westside Volleyball Club in Oakville winning multiple gold medals at Provincials & Nationals. Chris then played down in the States winning the bronze medal at the U.S. Junior Olympics, and on the Canadian Pro Beach Tour.

Chris was an assistant coach, trainer, and/or manager for various Burlington Eagles & Barracudas rep hockey teams for 13 seasons.

Chris currently lives in Burlington with his wife and 2 kids and owns a hockey development facility called Powerplay Hockey Training Centre.

Chris brings his philosophy of enjoyment through dedication, teamwork & respect, and hopes to help each athlete find their “Love for the game”.

Joe Nezic

ASSISTANT COACH - 17U STRIKERS

Hannah Zimmerman

ASSISTANT COACH - 17U STRIKERS

Hannah Zimmerman played Smash Raiders for 5 years and played varsity for Conestoga College during the 2021-2022 season. She loves how the skills she learned on the court are transferable to every day life. She’s passionate about assisting young girls in developing not only their volleyball skills but also helping them become confident, strong women.

Hannah is currently in her 4th year of a BScN degree.

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