FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019
Calgary, Alberta: ONE Volleyball is excited to announce NEW ownership for the 2019 season. SVR Lawyers will be assuming the WM Greenbacks for a highly anticipated Year 2 of the Calgary Premier League.
"SVR Lawyers is ecstatic about acquiring a ONE Volleyball Premier League team, the “SVR Stallions”, for the upcoming 2019 season. The SVR Stallions will be a welcome additional opportunity to become a part of the growing popularity of the sport of volleyball in Calgary. With our partners Canuck Stuff Volleyball Club, we can’t wait for the Athlete Showcase, the Draft, and the season to start in May!" - SVR Partner, John McDougall.
Since 1986, SVR Lawyers has been helping insurers, businesses, condominium corporations and private individuals resolve their most important and complex legal challenges. In addition to providing our clients with effective and innovative legal solutions and advocacy, SVR Lawyers has always strived to give back to the community by sponsoring events such as the Alberta Open Golf Championship and Calgary International Film Festival, amongst others.
"We are very grateful to have John and SVR Lawyers join our league. John is a large part of Canuck Club here in Calgary, and has incredible work experience. His passion for Volleyball is a huge benefit to the Premier League and connecting us to the club and youth community. We are excited to see what the SVR Stallions can do in the Premier League!" - Jarron Mueller, Calgary League Director.
NEW for 2019: Teams are able to secure to 3 players from their 2018 roster prior to the Draft. As new owners, the SVR Stallions retain the rights to players on their team. Stay tuned for announcements on what athletes will be protected from the upcoming 2019 Athlete Draft!
About: The ONE Volleyball Premier League runs in Calgary and Toronto and is comprised of four men’s and four women’s elite teams in each city that compete in June and July. It aims to support the professional development of post-secondary athletes through professional training and competition opportunities within Canada.
Events Intern, ONE Volleyball Toronto