Coach So has extensive volleyball experience over the past 30 years. He has been involved in all aspects of the game as a player, coach and refereeing official.
Coach So has been involved as a player in all forms of competitive volleyball including indoor and outdoor play. Coach So has played as a setter, middle and left side hitter and as a libero in the indoor game. As well Coach So is actively playing and coaching men’s and women’s teams for the NACIVT circuit. Coach So has background in the Kinesiology and Health Sciences field through York University.
Coach So is still very active in the volleyball circuit as a player in various leagues and tournaments.
Coach “Little Cris” has been an active athlete all her life. Although excelling in many sports she has channeled her competitive drive along with her love of teaching into coaching with the Toronto Warriors Volleyball Club. Cris was first exposed to volleyball over 25 years ago, and since then she has gone on to play competitively in leagues and tournaments, most notably in the NACIVT (North American Chinese Invitational Tournament) series. Her notable playing accomplishments include MVP of her NACIVT team while with the Warriors. During her 12 years with the club she has taken on the role of Captain and has played as a setter, hitter and defensive specialist. Her skills and attitude have earned her the role of Lululemon Ambassador for volleyball where she has continued to promote volleyball as it relates to the Lululemon ideals.
Although Cris is a fierce competitor, she is a warm, welcoming and encouraging teacher. She truly plays with the heart of Warrior and the soul of a poet and she has lived up to the motto “She believed she could, so she did”.
Cris welcomes you to your time with the Toronto Warriors Volleyball Club.
Coach Xu started playing volleyball late into his university career but it does not show from the skills that he shows on the court as it keeps improving due to his love and enthusiasm for the sport. Jimmy has been involved in different aspects of the sport whether it is being a player, a coach or an official.
Jimmy’s primary position is the middle blocker but can play other positions such as outside hitter, setter and libero for the indoor game. Jimmy is currently playing for a men’s team and assistant coaching a women’s team in the North American Chinese Invitational Tournament circuit. Jimmy’s enthusiasm and attention to detail has helped successfully developed players.
Coach Xu has a background in teaching swimming and has a Master’s in civil engineering from Ryerson University which has helped him develop his unique style and approach to coach.
Jason Fung & Wilf Malette
Coaches Wilf and Jason have been with the Toronto Warriors for several years and started as a players in training. Through hard work and dedication, Wilf and Jason have become valued players for our competitive summer teams, and they embrace the philosophies and love for the opportunity to train the dedicated players that attend our classes each week.
The Toronto Warriors Volleyball Club is not just a place where players come to better their skills and knowledge. Thanks to our coaches, our clinics are a place where our coaches are friends and family, and we have a genuine interest in ensuring all of our attendees receive as much emphasis on fun as they do hard work, in an encouraging environment.