About Equip

Looking to take your game to the next level? Want to crack the roster of your club team? Or the provincial team?  Or maybe even Team Canada? Meet Equip.

We are former national team members and professional coaches who are passionate about volleyball in Canada and want YOU to experience what we have had the chance to. 

Our camps are designed to equip U15-U18 athletes with the technical skills, tactical decisions, physical capabilities, and mental proficiencies in order to reach their max potential. 

What to expect at an Equip Volleyball Camp? 

  • Canada's best players and Olympians as YOUR coaches
  • On court technical training that will equip you to improve every time you step on the court
  • Classroom sessions designed and/or led by our high performance consultants
  • Hard work and lots of fun
  • Learn the tools you need to achieve your dreams

Equip Coaches

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  • Team Canada Junior, FISU, B and Senior Teams (2009-2017)

    • 2016 Rio Olympian 5th place

    • 2015 Pan Am Games bronze medalist

    • 2014 World Championships 7th place

    • 2013 World League 5th place

    • 2011 FISU Games 4th place

    • 2009 U21 World Championships

  • Professional player in France, Germany, and Austria (2013- current)

  • Trinity Western University (2007-2012)

    • CIS Champion 2010 & 2011

    • 2 time All Canadian and 2010 CIS Championship MVP

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Josh Howatson

  • Team Canada Junior, FISU, B and Senior Teams (2002-2006; 2010-2015)

    • 2013 World League 5th place

    • 2010 World Championships

    • 2005 FISU Games 10th place

    • 2003 U21 World Championships 9th plae

  • Professional player is Spain, France, Turkey and Switzerland (2007-current) 
  • Trinity Western University (2003-2007)
    • 2007 Player of the Year, Dale Iwanoczko Award winner, CIS All Canadian, and Championship MVP
    • 2006 CIS Champion, 2005 second place, 2004 & 2007 3rd place
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Fred Winters

  • Team Canada (2002-2016)

    • 2016 Rio Olympian 5th place

    • 2015 Pan Am Games bronze medalist

    • 2014 World Championships 7th place

    • 2013 World League 5th place

  • Professional player in France, Austria, Korea, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Germany, China, Brazil, Poland, Portugal (2004-current)

  • Pepperdine University (2000-2004) 



Britt Page

  • Team Canada (2009-2016)
    • 2010 & 2014 World Championhips 
    • 2011 & 2015 Pan Am Games 
  • Professional Player in Austria, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Germany, Italy, & China. 
  • University of Eastern Washington

Equip high performance consultants

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Nick Del Bianco

Nick is a lifestyle and high performance coach who provides a comprehensive holistic approach to athletes specific needs. He help athletes off the court to increase their energy, stay injury free, and transform their bodies in order to perform at their highest abilities. He believes everyone has the potential for more and will get you there.

  • Professional player in Germany, France, and Switzerland (2015-current)
  • Trinity Western University (2010-2015)
    • 2011 & 2012 CIS champion
    • 2001 CIS All rookie team
    • 2015 CIS 2nd Place and Player of the Year 
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Derek Thiessen

Derek is a Mindset Coach who pushes athletes to step out of their comfort zone and create the initial framework for understanding three self-concepts: (1) the type of athlete they want to be (2) the goals they want to reach (3) and the daily mindset required to stay consistent. He is dedicated to helping athletes reach their peak potential and is prepared to equip them with the necessary tools to have an athletic career that is both fulfilling and ambitious. To learn more about Derek, check out Daily Athlete.

  • Team BC and Team Canada Jr. 2007-2010
  • Trinity western University 2009-2014
    • CIS champion 2010 & 2011 


Equip Private Trainings

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Located in Vancouver's lower mainland and preparing for a big tournament, tryout, or  want to learn from Olympians? Bring an Equip coach to your gym. We have training sessions designed for all levels and all positions. 


  • Team Session (2hrs) 175$
  • Private trainings 
    • 1 on 1 120$/hr
    • 1 on 2 75$/hr per athlete 
    • 1 on 3+ 60$/hr per athlete 
    • 1 on 4+ 50$/hr per athlete 

*contact us for bookings

Hire Us to run your Camp

Are you, or any organizations you know running volleyball camps this summer? Do you want to hire a Canadian volleyball Olympian to join your coaching staff? Talk to us today and get your camp packed!