Gavin Schmitt

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Gavin Schmitt
Gavin Schmitt 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full nameGavin Charles Schmitt
NationalityCanada Canadian
Born (1986-01-27) January 27, 1986 (age 35)
Grande Prairie, Alberta
HometownSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
College(s)University of Saskatchewan
Red Deer College
Volleyball information
PositionOpposite
Career
YearsTeams
2004–2005
2006–2007
2007–2008
2008–2009
2009–2012
2012–2013
2013–2015
2015–2016
2016–2017
2017–2018
2018–2019
2019–2020
2020
Canada Saskatchewan Huskies
Canada Red Deer College
Greece Ethnikos Alexandroupolis
France Arago de Sète
South Korea Daejeon Samsung Bluefangs
Russia Iskra Odintsovo
Turkey Arkas Izmir
Brazil Funvic Taubaté
Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Japan Toray Arrows
Greece Olympiacos Piraeus
South Korea Suwon KEPCO Vixtorm
France Paris Volley
National team
2007– Canada

Gavin Charles Schmitt (born 27 January 1986) is a former Canadian volleyball player, who started playing volleyball in Saskatoon for the Saskatchewan Huskies volleyball club and eventually went on to win the silver medal with the Canada men's national volleyball team at the 2013 NORCECA Volleyball Championship in Langley, Canada.

Career[edit]

From 2009 to 2012, Schmitt played for the Daejeon Samsung Bluefangs in South Korea's V-League, where he led the team to three consecutive titles winning the MVP awards in the 2009–10 and 2011–12 seasons.

Schmitt led the national team in scoring in six of the seven matches he played for Canada at the 2014 World Championship in Poland, where Canada finished seventh for its best result ever in the championship that has been held 18 times since 1949.

In July 2016, he was named to Canada's 2016 Olympic team.[1]

Sporting achievements[edit]

Individually[edit]

Records[edit]

  • 2011/2012: 58 points in one match in – V-League

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hossain, Asif (22 July 2016). "Canada's men's volleyball team ready for Rio after long Olympic absence". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Player ranking by skill" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2016.