2022 Club Information
For the 2022 club volleyball season, we will be offering 13U, 14U, 15U & 16U boys club volleyball teams.
Coaching staff for each team will be:
13U - Paul Eramchuk & Soren Eramchuk
14U - Jeff Scarcello & Shawn Scarcello
15U - Wade Drzystek (Head Coach), Adam Trudeau & Aidan Chisholm
16U - Mitchell Dear (Head Coach) Troy Kozun, Jack Mandryk & Chris Faial
Club Coaches & Staff
Jim has been coaching and giving camps in competitive and developmental volleyball for 36 years. As a head coach Jim has led teams to 5 National Championships in club volleyball, including 1 CIAU university gold medal as the head coach of the University of Manitoba Bison’s in 2000. Jim has also contributed as a head coach to 6 Provincial High School Championships with 11 finalist appearances. Jim is a fully certified level three coach who in 2008 worked as an assistant with the Canadian Men’s Junior National team and traveled to India for the World Junior (21 and under) Volleyball championships. Jim was selected as the Coach of the Year by the Canadian Volleyball Assoc. in 2000 and the Manitoba Volleyball Assoc. In 1997/1999. Jim also was the Manitoba Volleyball Association Volunteer of the Year in 2009. Jim was inducted into the Manitoba Volleyball Hall of Fame in 2013 and Sport Manitoba Hall of Fame in 2014 and this past year The MHSAA Hall of Fame.
Jeff Scarcello - 13U/14U & Mentor Coach
Jeff is the current Selkirk Royals Varsity Volleyball Coach who has led his teams to 3 MHSAA Finalist finishes and 3 MHSAA Championships in the past 7 years. Jeff is a physical education teacher at Lord Selkirk Regional and has an extensive background as a player and coach in Manitoba. Jeff was a setter with the University of Winnipeg for three years and has been a midget Provincial Team Coach with VM in 2005 where they finished second at National Elites. This is Jeff’s 15th year coaching club volleyball in the Selkirk Royals Program and he has led the 16U Royals in 2008 & and 15U Royals in 2016 to VM Provincial Championships. He is a fully certified Level 2 coach. Jeff’s varsity boys are consistently one of the top ranked teams in the province.
Richard Hodges - Royals Accountant
Richard is a parent alumnus of Royals Volleyball, both High School and Club, both boys and girls with 3 AAAA volleyball championships to our family's credit. He believes that the Royals volleyball program provides a great opportunity for our kids to grow and develop not only in the sport but also in life. He is proud to be part of this organization and give back to a Club that has provided many worthwhile opportunities. He has been involved with organized sports coaching hockey and soccer, managing hockey and lacrosse teams and many volleyball and basketball canteens. His volleyball career consists of recreational playing and scorekeeping at the National Championships.
Mitchell Dear - 16U Head Coach
Mitchell played for the Royals Club Volleyball team from 2009-2012 as well as on the Selkirk Royals School team from 2011-2013. In 2013 he was a part of the MHSAA High School Provincial Championship team. During his volleyball career he mainly specialized as a setter, Mitchell has been coaching for 4 years and has now coached all ages from 13u-18u in both assistant and head coaching positions.
Jack Mandryk - 16U Assistant Coach
Jack played for the Royals Volleyball Club for his 14U, 15U and 16U seasons. He played JV and varsity in Selkirk, won the High School Provincial Championship in his grade 12 year. Currently he is playing in his 4th year for the University of Manitoba Bisons Men's Volleyball team.
Wade Drzystek - 15U Head Coach
Wade played for the Royals Club and School teams from 1995-1997 competing in provincial and national tournaments throughout his playing career, including a semi-finalist finish in the MHSAA provincials in his graduating year. After graduation he continued to play a high level of volleyball in the Winnipeg Men’s League Div 2/3 until 2013. Wade continued to support the Royals as an Assistant Coach of the school Junior Varsity team, Club 15U and 13U teams from 1999-2001. He co-coached the Grade 8 boys volleyball team at Stanley Knowles School in Winnipeg from 2006-2011 leading them to a Divisional Championship and a Provincial Runner-up finish. Most recently Wade has co-coached the ESMS Hawks Gr. 7 team in 2019 and the Gr.9 team in 2021 and is very happy to be returning to the Royals organization this year.
Troy Kozun - 15U Assistant Coach
Troy played volleyball in the Royals club system for 4 years from 2012-2015 and the school team for 3 years from 2014-2016. In his career he has primarily been right side and defensive replacement. In 2016 he was part of the team that won the MHSAA Varsity Volleyball Championship. Troy is currently working towards his Bachelor of Arts in Geography at the University of Manitoba.
Troy Kozun - 16U Assistant Coach
Troy played volleyball in the Royals club system for 4 years from 2012-2015 and the school team for 3 years from 2014-2016. In his career he has primarily been right side and defensive replacement. In 2016 he was part of the team that won the MHSAA AAAA Varsity Boys Volleyball Championship. Troy is currently working towards his Bachelor of Education at the University of Manitoba.
Adam Trudeau - 15U Assistant Coach
Adam played club for the Royals Volleyball Club from 2014-2017. He played JV and Varsity in Selkirk and won the JV Provincial Championship and later the Varsity Provincial Championship in his Gr. 11 season. He is currently taking the Civil Engineering Technology program at Red River College.
Shawn Scarcello - 13U/14U Coach
Shawn played for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen from 1999-2004, including as team captain from 2001-2004, and has experience coaching at all levels, from entry level summer camp programs to elite under 18 and under 21 University Club teams competing nationally.
Paul Eramchuk - 13U/14U Head Coach
Paul is a Royals alumni from way back. He has benefited from being coached by some great coaches and has lots of experience as a player and as a coach to draw from. He is excited to coach this new crop of Royals athletes and is looking forward to a fun year.
Soren Eramchuk - 13U/14U Assistant Coach
Soren is a 2021 graduate and a Royals JV and Varsity Volleyball alumni. He is currently studying science at the University of Winnipeg. He has experience coaching this age group as one of the grade 7 and 8 Lockport coaches, as well as coaching at the Royals volleyball academy.
Chris Faial- 16U Assistant Coach