Shane Donen is the co-founder and president of Seaside Volleyball Club. He is a 25+ year veteran coach who has been coaching with Seaside for 19 years. Shane has coached numerous teams in both boys and girls, of all ages, club, high school and Team BC Zones with numerous championship medals in all disciplines. In 2009, he coached the Senior Women’s Jewish Olympic Team that won bronze for Canada at the Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Shane has been involved behind the scenes in the broader volleyball community for many years as a builder, developing volleyball locally, provincially and nationally at all levels. He was the CEO for the Pacific Volleyball Society, founders of the Volleyball Canada Center of Excellence. Shane served on the VBC Regional Development Committee for many years, was instrumental in the installation of the first beach courts at Kits Beach and more recently, the beach courts built at Semiahmoo Secondary. In 2019, Shane initiated the building of Seaside's first practice facility in Surrey, the Wave. He is a former Senior Men’s club player in both BC (VVC) and Winnipeg (Bandits).
Shane is an author, mentor and retired business consultant. He now devotes his time fully towards managing Seaside Volleyball Club and the Wave, the club's practice facility. Shane will be coaching Seaside Riptide 17U team for the 2022 club season.