|INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL INDICATORS|
|FEMALES||18U NATIONAL TEAM||16U NATIONAL TEAM|
|SERVING SCORE (4 point scale)||2.3||2.1|
|SERVE RECEIVE (4 point scale)||2.6 +||2.4 +|
|PLUS-MINUS PERCENTAGE (indiv.)||50-60||35-45||40-50||35-45||50-60||35-45|
|INTERNATIONAL PHYSICAL INDICATORS|
|SPIKE TOUCH (CM)||295+||288+||290+||285+||280+||280+|
|BLOCK TOUCH (CM)||280+||270+||275+||270+||265+||265+|
|T-TEST||9.6 seconds or faster||10.0 seconds or faster|
*In addition to the above indicators, Setters are evaluated on ability to run an offence, while Liberos are evaluated on ball control.
Character attributes Volleyball Canada considers desirable:
Self-motivated: Demonstrates the willingness and ability to satisfy a desire, expectation, or goal without being influenced or asked to do so by a coach or teammate.
Strong Work Ethic: Demonstrates consistent and concerted effort which is not conditional on the environment, coach or teammates
Responsible: Accepts accountability for ones actions. Demonstrates an ability to self-direct and does not rely on others for support or guidance.
Focused: Demonstrates an ability to remain fully concentrated and is not easily distracted.
Strong Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to inspire confidence and influence their team toward the achievement of collective goals. Athlete leads by example in training, in setup, and in competition.
Positive Attitude: The athlete consistently expects the best possible outcome from any given situation.
Effective Communication: Is able to clearly and effectively communicate with teammates during rallies, timeouts, and other necessary situations to promote success.
Coachable: Demonstrates the willingness and ability to communicate with coaches, adapt to new techniques and tactics, receive and understand feedback.