For The Love of Volleyball (FTLO) programs provides dedicated, quality volleyball training to improve both individual and team play. We connect sport-loving people to an inclusive social community. The game gets more fun as you get better!
FTLO Volleyball is a Registered Not-For-Profit Society, coordinates adult volleyball clinics and programs all over Vancouver, and has contributed $7500+ back to local community and charitable initiatives since 2017.
Matt has been a volleyball enthusiast and promoter of the sport for over 15 years with a range of experiences as a player, coach, referee, and as a provincial program administrator.
What started out as just another sport to play after school has evolved to become a lifelong passion shared with 350+ individuals all over British Columbia.
Sign up now for quality training, paired with organized fun gameplay. Train and hang out with adults who want the exact same experiences as yourself.
Matt’s love for volleyball began as the 4th string bench player on his eighth-grade volleyball team in Richmond, BC. Following hundreds of hours of practice and training with the local club volleyball system, he soon developed the skills, coordination and confidence to lead his team to four City Championship titles while also earning his high school’s first ever ticket to the BC Provincial Championship Tournament.
His passion for the sport followed him through to post-secondary, first working with the UBC Thunderbirds Men’s Volleyball team, then competing on the Capilano University Blues playing every and any position that the coaches and team needed of him.
Aside from teaching and coaching professionally, Matt now plays in the ever-glorified (yet comically recreational) indoor men’s league with friends during winters, and outdoor co-ed grass leagues during the summers.
Matt began coaching in 2007 with the goal of giving back and improving the level of high school competition. The local youth club where he coached at grew from 3 teams to 12+ teams within 3 years, largely due to elevated community engagement. They have since been recognized as one of the largest clubs in the Province today.