Here are a few clips of our final day training in California leading up to Shanghai

Just discovered this 2012 Feature from Volleyball Source Magazine and thought I’d share it. *Note the Top Gun sountrack mix at the start*

A4A Training Session – Final Circuit

Long Beach FIVB GS Main Draw vs Doherty/Rogers

Throwback to 2011 at the Quebec Jeep FIVB Open – my first Top-10 finish with Sam

The Hague FIVB GS Main Draw vs Spijkers/Varenhorst

Qualification Interview

This was Maverik and Christian’s first tournament together after only 2 weeks of training, coming together mid-season they managed to qualify in The Hague, Netherlands.

CAN vs USA Cayman NORCECA 2012

Sam Schachter & Maverick Hatch take on USA in the Grand Cayman NORCECA. This was the quarterfinal, first round of elimination playoffs.
Canada won 2 sets to 1.

Prague FIVB CAN vs USA

Maverick Hatch/Sam Schachter vs Phil Dalhausser/Todd Rogers first round of the Prague FIVB main draw. USA won 2-0 (21-19, 21-11)

China Highlights vs GER & GBR

Qualification tournament in Shanghai, China. We were eliminated in the second round.

A Few Highlights from Brazil

Our first match vs Austria in the qualifier. We won 21-13, 21-13.
Camera got knocked over and missed the whole first set.
Song: Cut Copy – “Drop the Bomb”

CAN vs GUA – Guatemala NORCECA

Schachter/Hatch in Guatemala City on the NORCECA Circuit.
We won 21-17, 21-14

Canada vs Trinidad – Guatemala NORCECA

Schachter/Hatch (CAN) vs Trinidad in Guatemala City on the NORCECA Circuit.
We won two straight 22-20, 21-16.

CAN vs USA – Guatemala NORCECA

Schachter/Hatch (CAN) vs Wright/Bruning (USA) in Guatemala City on the NORCECA Circuit.
We lost two straight 20-22, 18-21 but it was a good match.

Schachter/Hatch vs Saxton/Redmann

This a practice match at North Beach.
Unfortunately the camera got knocked over near the end of the first set so I missed most of it.

Tijuana NORCECA CAN1 vs CAN2

CAN1 – Lelliot/Hatch vs CAN2 – Allaire/Fecteau-Boutin
2010 Tijuana, Mexico. NORCECA Circuit.

2010 Manzanillo NORCECA Highlights

Combination of two matches versus the same team (Mexico 1) on different nights. Sorry for the poor quality.
My partner at the time, Jessi Lelliot, and I finished 5th at this event.

2010 Preseason training – Hatch/LeBourdais

Back in the day when LeBourdais/Hatch held it down at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto, ON. We were undefeated throughout our entire partnership that season.