We encourage everyone to attend these sessions - whether you are a floorball player, organizer, coach, referee or a parent. Learn more about floorball and bring this knowledge back to your local club and community to help develop the sport further. Download detailed information about the content of these sessions.
Registration is done online on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no charge for the sessions but non-players will need to purchase a ticket to enter the tournament site. To receive a formal certificate to prove completion of the course, partipants must complete all four courses in the stream of their choice and become a member of Floorball Canada for $10. Floorball Canada membership is NOT required to attend the sessions.
Mr. John Liljelund has a vast experience of coaching in Floorball, he has during his 20 year experience coached the Finnish women’s and men’s U19 national teams, Finnish elite teams and during his employment in IFF he has focused on training male youth players born 1996 and now acts as the head coach for the age group in Finland. He has also played as a goalkeeper in the highest leagues in Finland and Sweden, participating in the EuroFloorball Cup
John has taken a professional coaching exam organised by the Finnish Olympic Committee and has actively been a part of the coaching education of the Finnish Floorball Federation as a lecturer and developer. He has been the creator of the IFF Floorball Development Programme and its Seminars. During the Clinic John will be responsible for the Coaching instruction.
Mr. Jan (Janne) Ögren is an experienced Swedish elite referee and coach, who has been refereeing for over 20 years and has also worked as a coach in both elite teams and later in district teams in Sweden. Additionally he has a vast experience of educating both referees and coaches and has passed the highest Floorball coaching level in Sweden. Since the beginning of 2012 Janne works as the IFF Development Coordinator, with the task to support IFF member associations in their development and assist new countries develop the sport of Floorball. Janne has a fair knowledge of the development of Floorball and has seen it from both on and off the pitch and has a capability to explain the different phases of the game in a very concrete manner. He has additionally been building the Swedish Floorball Federations Coaching system. Janne will be responsible for Refereeing instruction.
Team Canada leads the B-division, after 2 great starts, first stunning pool favourite, Latvia, with a 4-4 tie, and easily defeating Austria 13-0. For more details, check out the team's Facebook page:
You can also check out there live matches at:
And for more about games and statistics, visit:
Canada wishes our young women continued success and we are all so proud back home!
April 16th, 2012
In accordance with the By-Laws of Floorball Canada this is an announcement that Floorball Canada’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday May 18th, 2012 at 3:00 pm EST in Toronto, Ontario. In accordance with the By-Laws of Floorball Canada notice be provided in writing to each member 30 days prior to the meeting:
MEETINGS AND ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
Floorball Canada The Corporation shall hold an annual meeting each year, within 60 days of the end of the fiscal year of which meeting due notice in writing shall be sent to the last known address of each member by electronic mail, regular mail or delivered to each member at least 30 days prior to the date of the meeting. At this meeting elections shall be held for any vacant board positions and the membership fee for the coming year shall be set. The Officers so elected shall be members of the Board, along with the Past President, and shall serve until their successors are elected and installed. Any vacancy occurring during the year shall be filled at the next meeting, provided it is so stated in the notice calling such meeting.
Friday May 18th, 2012
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Tait McKenzie Centre
Toronto, ON M3J
Conference calling details will be announced for individuals who would like to attend remotely. Please RSVP if you plan to attend by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Nominations to the Floorball Canada Board of Directors
1. A Provincial Representative is appointed by each respective Provincial member to be a Director on the Board.
2. The President, General Secretary and Treasurer positions are elected by the Provincial Representatives based on applications received by individual members.
3. Should there be a vacancy on the board for one of the Provincial Representatives, it is the responsibility of the Provincial Organization to appoint someone to fill the position within one (1) month of the vacancy or be subject to disciplinary action.
4. Any vacancy for the President, General Secretary, or Treasurer positions shall be filled after a search for a suitable replacement has been completed an approved by majority vote of the remaining voting members of the Board.
5. Board members may resign from the Board with written notice to the attention of the General Secretary, at least 1 week prior to the next scheduled Board Meeting.
Canada’s Women's National Floorball Team is recruiting volunteers to fill the following staff positions:
1. General Manager
2. Assistant General Manager
The team will compete against the United States in the World Floorball Championship Qualification in February 2013 and if successful, the Women's World Floorball Championships in December 2013. Please note team staff positions are volunteer positions and all staff members are responsible for covering the cost of their transportation, accommodation and all other expenses. Costs are estimated at $2400. Collective team efforts will be made to fundraise to reduce this cost. All applicants must have a valid passport, to expire on or after January 1, 2014.
We are looking for passionate, dedicated individuals with strong leadership qualities that are serious about being part of a winning team. All members are expected to play significant roles to not only the team but also the development of the team starting as early as April 17th, with the entry of a development team into the Canada Cup.
The GM and Assistant GM will be responsible to fill the following staff positions:
3. Head Coach
4. Assistant Coach
5. Trainer/Athletic Therapist
6. Equipment Manager
Individuals interested in these positions may contact Floorball Canada and they will be connected with the GM/Assistant GM for an interview.
For a more complete list of expectations and duties, please contact Randy Sa'd at email@example.com To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Randy Sa'd no later than APRIL 14th with a hiring decision made by APRIL 17th.
For more information on the Men's World Floorball Championship Qualification matches against the United States, click below:
For more information on the Women's U19 World Floorball Championship Team destined for Slovakia, click below:
Canadian U19 Women's team coaching staff are pleased to announce our 20 player roster for the 2012 Women's World Floorball Championships that will take place in Nitra, Slovakia May 1st-5th 2012. Many thanks to all who participated in the tryouts, selection camps, and tournaments along the way that made this a difficult decision for all of us. Congratulations to all the girls.
Canadian U19 Women's Floorball Team Final Selection:
01 MacLean, Chelsea
02 Kennelly, Brianna
03 Najem-Douglas, Naomi
04 McKinney, Christi
05 Hone, Beth
06 Johnson, Rebecca
07 Chapman, Victoria
08 Allison, Ashley
09 Tipping, CJ
10 Brown, Eryn
11 McAllister, Katie
12 Rowe, Hannah
13 Soules, Jenna
14 Valyear, Lauren
15 Ronnenberg, Karley
16 Weatherby, Taylor
17 MacLeod, Rachel
18 Eby, Kassandra
19 Linker, Katie
20 Stephanie Shore
Canada's schedule for 2012 U19 Women's World Floorball Championships tournament:
01.05.2012 Latvia WU19 vs Canada WU19
02.05.2012 Canada WU19 vs Austria WU19
03.05.2012 Russia WU19 vs Canada WU19
04.05.2012 Canada WU19 vs Denmark WU19
05.05.2012 Canada WU19 vs Germany WU19
2012 U19 Team Canada Coaching staff:
Head Coach and Co GM
Strength and Conditioning Coach
To follow Team Canada U19 Women's Floorball Team on their historic and inaugural trip, please visit their webpage at:
The Men's National Team Staff is proud to select the following players to represent Team Canada at the World Floorball Championships Qualifier in Los Angeles, California this upcoming February. We would like to congratulate these young men, and say Thank-You to all those who attended tryouts across Canada. This is an exciting era for Floorball Canada as we are starting a 7 year plan to be a Floorball powerhouse by the time of the World Floorball Championships in 2018, The Journey starts here...
Andrew Radjenovic Ontario
Angus Burke British Columbia
Blair Leslie Ontario
Connor Smith Ontario
Daniel Hewko Ontario
Daniel McKeen Ontario
Eric Ulli-Vanasse Switzerland
Faez Kanji British Columbia
Guillaume Gosselin Quebec
Joel Inouye Ontario
JR Goulet Ontario
Lauri Hannelius Finland
Matt Smith Ontario
Matthieu Béland-Ferron Quebec
Michael Hayward Ontario
Patrick John Root Ontario
Risto Parikka Finland
Robbie Wilkinson British Columbia
Sami Valkama British Columbia
Stephane Laporte Quebec
To learn more about our National Teams Program, contact:
The National Development Teams Program of Floorball Canada is embarking on a journey to be an elite Floorball nation by 2018, and the U19 National Floorball Teams leading up to 2018 will form the foundation for the future Men's National Teams. Floorball Experience is welcomed, however the U19 program is seeking individuals who wish to grow and learn in a mentorship environment from GM and Coach leaders of our National Teams Program. This is an exciting opportunity to launch your career in professional sports management, sports marketing and elite level coaching.
Canada’s Men’s U19 National Floorball Team is recruiting volunteers to
fill the following staff positions:
1. General Manager
2. Assistant General Manager
3. Head Coach
3. Assistant Coach
4. Trainer/Athletic Therapist
5. Equipment Manager
The team will compete at the Men’s U19 World Floorball Championships in May 2013 and possibly a World Floorball Championships Qualification match against the United States to be played at an earlier date. Please note this is a volunteer position and all staff members are responsible for covering the cost of their transportation, accommodation and all other expenses. Costs are estimated at $2400. Collective team efforts will be made to fundraise to reduce this cost. All applicants must have a valid passport, to expire on or after November 11, 2013.
We are looking for passionate, dedicated individuals with strong leadership qualities that are serious about being part of a winning team. All members are expected to play significant roles to not only the team but also the development of the team starting as early as April 1st, 2012 and ending on May 31st, 2013.
For a more complete list of expectations and duties, please contact Marc Kronewitt, National Team Committee member at firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg Beaudin, National Team Committee member at email@example.com.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Marc Kronewittat firstname.lastname@example.org no later than FEBRUARY 25th, 2012.