Christian Redmann - Director
Now retired, Christian's international beach volleyball career lasted over 15 years.
• 2 X Canadian National Champion
• Top 10 world ranking
• 2011 PanAm Games
• Multiple World Championship appearances
• 2014 Continental Champion
• 2012 – Qualified a spot for Canada in the London Olympics
• 10+ years with Canadian National Team
Christian has been coaching youth volleyball for over fifteen years; having coached club volleyball at every age level from 13/14U developmental teams to 18U Provincial Champions, and National Medal winning teams. He Head Coached the Volleyball Program at Havergal College in Toronto for ten years. The school would win more than twenty-five Independent School Championships from 13U to 20U, and a Provincial Championship during his time as Head Coach.
Ten years ago Christian and three-time Olympian and Olympic Bronze Medalist, John Child started Leaside Volleyball Club. Leaside offers both a house league and Provincial Championship winning club program - welcoming over 1000 registered youths annually. Christian now lives full time in Vancouver with his wife, Olympic Snowboarder and Dr. of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dominique Vallee, where together they lead active and outdoorsy lives canoeing & camping in the summer and skiing/snowboarding in Whistler, BC.
Christian is also the Head Coach for Canadian Men’s beach volleyball team of Grant O'Gorman & 2016 Rio Olympian, Ben Saxton.
Natalie Eades - General Manager
Natalie began playing volleyball on the Sunshine Coast in Grade 6 and after playing for the Sunshine Coast Volleyball Club for several years, in Grade 11, she began commuting to North Vancouver to play for BCO. This led to her getting a scholarship to play middle for the SFU Clan in 2004. After two years playing at SFU, Natalie transferred to UBC where she played for the Thunderbirds until 2009. During her time at UBC, Natalie and the T-birds won two national championships.
Since graduating from UBC, Natalie has coached volleyball at BCO, Thunder, Argyle Secondary, and Lord Byng Secondary. She also continues to play recreationally. She is excited to now help provide young athletes with opportunities to pursue their own volleyball goals.