Ben Ball
Ben Ball
Title: Assistant Coach
City: Langley
State: British Columbia
Previous College: TWU '12

Ball, who is in his fourth year as an assistant coach with the Spartans, graduated from Trinity Western in 2012 after putting together one of the most outstanding careers in Spartans men’svolleyball history. He ended his university career second on the Canada West all-time list with 2,742 assists and along the way helped the Spartans to two CIS gold medals and one CIS silver medal.

In his final season, Ball put together the best campaign a Canada West setter has ever had as he averaged a conference record and CIS season's best 11.54 assists per set. That year, he helped eight teammates to at least 1.30 kills per set while guiding the Spartans to a CIS leading 13.68 kills per set and a Canada West leading .318 hitting percentage. For his efforts, Ball was named the Canada West MVP, the CIS MVP, the CIS tournament MVP and was the Canada West nominee for the BLG award, which is an award given to the top CIS player across all sports. In 2010-11, Ball was also a Canada West all-star and was named to the CIS all-tournament team after helping the Spartans capture their second straight the national title.

Beyond his work with TWU, Ball also coaches with the Fraser Valley Volleyball Club. While with the U15 side, his team wont he B.C. provincial championship and finished fourth at nationals. He, along with fellow TWU men’s volleyball alumnus Jarrod Offereins, also run a volleyball training company called Agoge Volleyball. He also coaches at the Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence in both Surrey and Abbotsford.