Former Trinity Western Spartans player Daniel Jansen vanDoorn is one of five alumni aiming for a spot on Canada's senior men's national volleyball team.

Former Trinity Western Spartans player Daniel Jansen vanDoorn is one of five alumni aiming for a spot on Canada's senior men's national volleyball team.

Five Spartan alum aim for Team Canada

Langley's Daniel Jansen Van Doorn among handful of Trinity Western alumni angling for spot on Canadian senior men's national volleyball team

A handful of former Trinity Western Spartans men’s volleyball players — including one from Langley — are among the 25-man list announced for Volleyball Canada’s senior men’s team.

Daniel Jansen vanDoorn, Josh Howatson, Rudy Verhoeff, Steven Marshall and Lucas Van Berkel are all trying to land spots on the final Canadian roster for the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 in Calgary.

The final roster will be announced closer to the start of the competition, which is May 16.

Jansen vanDoorn, who graduated from Langley Christian, currently plays professionally with Tourcoing, a Pro A league in France.

The final Canadian team will also participate in a World Cup qualifier in Detroit (May 21 to 23) and the Toronto Pan Am Games in July.

Langley Times

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