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Alumni : Coach Profile
 

James Battiston

Batti
Team: Alumni
Nickname: Batti
Certification Level: 1
Playing History:

York University 2003-2008

Career leader in blocks (316), 10th all time in kills with 480, 16th in aces with 38, and a hitting efficiency of 41.3% (54.9% kill to 13.6% error)

Won the OUA Championship, finished second, and third twice.  Named to the All-Rookie team in first season. Named an All-Star at numberous tournaments. 

Played in Costa Rica as well as Thailand and Burma for Athletes in Action against their National Teams. 

Finished 4th in Canada at Junior Nationals, and first in OVA. Finished 3rd the season after in 21U.

Won 18U Nationals and finished 2nd at Provincials, also won Penn State tournament.

Beach Silver medalist in 2001, 5th in Canada.

2001 Provincial team Gold Medal

1999 - 2001 Regional Team (Gold, Bronze, Gold)

 Has played volleyball in 7 countries around the world...so far...

Coaching Resumé: Madawaska 2001-2009
Coaching Philosophy:

"You won't know if you don't GO!"

"You either can't or won't"

"I'm the Greatest!" Ali

"If it's easy, it ain't worth doing"

 "The Definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results"

Current Career: PHAC
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“ When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. ”
– Phyllis Bottome
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