Carsten Stanjeck

HITT Volleyball Coaches

Carsten Stanjeck

NCCP: Level II certified
Coaching Experience: 40 years
Playing Career: High School
Education: PE University of Calgary, Ed. University of Calgary
Marital Status: Engaged – has three adult children

Carsten has been around the sport of volleyball for 40 years. During his time in the sport, he was involved as head and assistant coach with Jr. Highs, High School, club teams, provincial teams as well as University teams. Further he was the founder of several new clubs and volleyball related businesses (Volleyball Position Camp & H.I.T.T. Volleyball).

During his coaching career he was able to commit to seven seasons with the Alberta Volleyball Provincial Team programs as head and assistant coach for midget and juvenile teams. Several of his teams placed in the medals and won National and Western Canadian championships. From 1992 until 1998, Carsten was an assistant coach with the University of Alberta PANDAS Volleyball team lead by head coach Laurie Eisler. Together they were able to celebrated the first three national championships of the eventually record breaking six consecutive titles.

  • Founder and CEO of H.I.T.T. Volleyball – 2009
  • Co-Founder of High Performance/ELITE Volleyball Club – 2006, as well as founder of two other clubs (Whitecourt Waves – 1989 & Warriors Volleyball Club in Edmonton – 1998) in Alberta.
  • Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductee in Volleyball – 2002
  • Founder and COO of Volleyball Position Camp – 2001-2003
  • Assistant Coach University of Alberta Pandas, Edmonton – 1991-1997    (three time Canadian National Champions)
  • Alberta Provincial Team Coach – 7 seasons as Head or assistant Coach with midget and juvenile women teams (won several Western Canadian and National Championships)
  • High School Varsity Coach for 22 seasons with women’s and men’s teams (numerous provincial appearances, many top three finishes and several provincial Championship teams)
  • Volleyball Summer Camp Coach for 4 seasons at University of Alberta, University of Calgary, in Vegreville, Grand Prairie and Jasper.

Coaching Career:

  • 2018 – 2019 ACE Volleyball Club – Technical Director
  • 2008 – 2018 403 Selects Volleyball Club – Coach, Board Member, Technical Director and Mentor Coach
  • 2000 – 2008 – Senior Women Varsity Head Coach at STS (7 time zone champion, 6 provincial medals, 2 training camps in CUBA)
  • 2006 – U-14 Girls Head Coach at ELITE Volleyball Club (4th at Provincials & National Champions Div. 1/Tier 2)
  • 1998 & 1999 – Senior Women Varsity Head Coach at W.P. Wagner School in Edmonton, Alberta (City Champions, Cuba Training camp)
  • 1992 – 1996 – Senior Men’s Varsity Head Coach at W.P. Wagner School in Edmonton, Alberta (3rd place City Championships, Cuba training camp)
  • 1991 – 1997 – PANDAS Volleyball Assistant Coach at University of Alberta in Edmonton (3 time National Champions 95′, 96′ & 97′)
  • 1987 – 1997 – Provincial Team Coach at Alberta Volleyball Association, spent 7 seasons with the U-16, U-18, Canada Games teams women program and one with the Canada Games Men’s team (won several National and Western Canadian championships).
  • 1986 – 2007 – 10 seasons of club volleyball coaching with Dinnies VBC/U of Calgary, DINOS Men’s VBC/ U of Calgary, Whitecourt Waves, Edmonton Volleyball Club, Warriors Volleyball Club, ELITE VBC/Calgary
  • 1985 – 1989 Summer Camp Coach for 4 seasons at University of Alberta, University of Calgary, in Vegreville, Grand Prairie and Jasper

Building Career:

  • 2009 – Founder and COO of H.I.T.T. Volleyball – Calgary, Alberta
  • 2006 – Co-Founder of High Performance/ELITE Volleyball Club – Calgary, Alberta
  • 2001 – Founder and COO of Volleyball Position Camp – Calgary, Alberta
  • 1997 – Founder of Warriors Volleyball Club – Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1989 – Founder of the Waves Volleyball Club – Whitecourt, Alberta

Awards:

  • 2008 – University of Alberta Sports Wall of Fame, Edmonton, Alberta, Inductee for PANDAS Volleyball
  • 2002 – Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Red Deer, Alberta, Inductee for PANDAS Volleyball
  • 1995 – Coach of the Year, Edmonton Public Schools
  • 1994 – Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award