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Athletes Of The Week: June 20 - June 26, 2021

Athletes Of The Week: June 20 - June 26, 2021

With over 30 Virtual Events happening live on GMTM right now, athletes from all over the world are leveraging their talent and finding opportunities easier than ever.

From volleyball to bobsledding and every sport in between, athletes young and old are finding new opportunities when they add content to their GMTM profiles.

Here are a few of the athletes making an impression on coaches this week!


Colby Nemeth, Volleyball Canada U19 Men’s Beach National Team Program

Colby is an 18-year-old volleyball player who has been playing beach volleyball for 5 years. Since Colby started, he has dominated most of the tournaments he has participated in. Winning a total of 8 provincial tournaments, 2 provincial titles, and tier 2 national gold medal.

His goals in the sport are to go pro in volleyball and represent Canada in the national team one day. View his profile here.


Valeria Gonzalez, Volleyball Canada U19 Women’s Beach National Team Program

Valerie is a 17 year old volleyball players who competed in the Volleyball Canada U19 Women’s Beach National Team Program this week. She stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and has a wingspan of  62 inch wingspan.

Alongside this, she has 267 cm spike touch and 239 cm block touch. With these intangibles, she has place 1st and 3rd place in multiple beach volleyball tournaments. View her profile here.


Adam Johnston, Volleyball Canada U19 Men’s Beach National Team Program

Adam is originally from Toronto and only started playing volleyball at 14 years old. He eventually found his way to beach volleyball and instantly fell in love with it.

Now he plays for the Team Ontario beach team and is currently fighting for a spot on the national team. View his profile here.


Jessica Ennis, Volleyball Canada U21 Women’s Beach National Team Program

Jessica is a 20-year-old volleyball player who has been playing beach volleyball since she was 12 years old. She has been playing on the Team Ontario beach team since she 16 years old and currently plays on the collegiate level for the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Her goals in beach volleyball are to one day play in the world tour and eventually represent her country in the Olympics one day. View her profile here.


Sara Ostojic, Volleyball Canada U21 Women’s Beach National Team Program

Sara is a 19-year-old volleyball player, who is trying out for the Volleyball Canada U21 Women’s Beach National Team Program. She has been playing beach volleyball for the past 8 years of her life and has racked up 2 national medals in that time.

One day, she wants to play for Canada's national team and be a part of the FIB Pro Tour. View her profile here


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