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Toronto, Ontario: ONE Volleyball is pleased to introduce Q2 Sports, owned by Michael Albert of Q2 Management, as the latest women’s club to join the 2017 Premier League. Joining Albert is Pat Daniels who will co-coach the team this year. With an extensive coaching background, and a 2017 National gold medal with their girls 18U club team at Pakmen Volleyball, their combined experience is sure to bring home success this season.

Pat Daniels (left) and Mike Albert (right) with their 2017 National Gold Medals

Pat Daniels (left) and Mike Albert (right) with their 2017 National Gold Medals

“The Premier League is an exciting new opportunity for athletes and volleyball fans. I’m looking forward to coaching and promoting the expansion of this league. It’s rewarding to be part of anything related to volleyball growth in Canada. This was my experience coaching Pakmen for many years - witnessing the club increase in size and quality. 

“The Premier League has great potential in positively impacting Elite volleyball in Canada,” owner Michael Albert says.

“I am intrigued by the new Premier League because I believe it works on many levels. First of all, it is an excellent training platform for the professional and varsity athletes during their off-season. Secondly, with the amount of great talent, this will be amazing volleyball for people to watch and maybe even scouts will use it to offer future contracts. And lastly, as a coach in the club system, I know how inspiring it will be to the younger athletes to see some of their coaches competing at this his level. Maybe they will inspire the next wave of Premier League athletes,” Pat Daniels says.

About: The Premier League is comprised of four men’s and four women’s elite teams that compete in a league over the course of 2 months, with a final championship at the end. First match is June 8th at 7:00pm at Ryerson University - Kerr Hall. Tickets go on sale May 23rd, visit for more information.