Like Vital Heynen
and fellow Canadians Stelio DeRocco
and Garth Pischke
, Glenn Hoag transitioned from a high level playing career into success as a coach.
His resume includes:
- Coach of the Canadian Men's National Team from 2006 to 2016, including leading the team to 5th at the 2016 Olympics
- Winner of Canada's first ever NORCECA Championship title in 2016.
- Bronze Medal with Canada at the 2015 Pan-Am Game
- Winner of the French League, French Cup, and the CEV Champions League with Paris Volley.
- Winner of the Slovenian Championship, Cup and MEVZA in 2008 and 2010 with ACH Team
- Winner of multiple Turkish Championships and a Cup with Arkas Sports Club
- Also coached university volleyball in Canada, and was named CIS Coach of the Year in 1997
Here's some of what Glenn discusses in his interview:
- On-going education and mentorship
- Developing a sense to how to play as a team
- Making the change from player to coach
- Working with players at different levels and from different cultures