Jay Olmstead

HITT Volleyball Coaches

Jay Olmsted - HITT Volleyball Coach

Marital Status: Single
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta
Coaching Experience: 10 years
Playing Career: University of Alberta (5 years), Junior/ Senior B National Team Member (2010, 2011, 2015), Professional player in the Netherlands (2015/16)

Jay has been involved in the Volleyball Alberta community from a very young age. He began as a player with the NAVC club in Edmonton, and has worked his way up to professional and international competition, most recently for Draisma Dynamo in the Netherlands. Jay has been fortunate enough to be coached by many successful, international-level coaches, and has been able to pass this knowledge onto younger athletes through clinics, camps, and private training for the past several years.

  • 2016 Grass Roots Volley Private Training Coach
  • 2016 Volleyball Alberta Youth Beach Clinic Head Coach
  • 2016 ASPIRE Beach Coach
  • 2015/16 Professional Volleyball Player for Draisma Dynamo, the Netherlands
  • 2015 Canadian National Team Member
  • 2014/15 Member of the Full-time Canadian National Training Center
  • 2012/13 Assistant Coach for VCCE in Edmonton
  • 2009-2014 Head Coach at various summers camps and clinics throughout Alberta (JVC, SLVC, University of Alberta, Grass Roots Volley, Harry Ainlay Summer Volleyball Camp)
  • 2009-14 University of Alberta Team Member (CIS Champion, 2-time Team MVP, 2-time CIS Tournament All-star, Canada West 1st Team All-star, CIS All-Canadian, 4th all-time for Golden Bears in points scored)
  • 2010 & 2011 Junior National Team Member