About EV Sports

Our Mission

EV sports mission is to build, develop and offer a variety of sports programs in our community where development, encouragement, fun and respect are at the forefront.

EV Sports is offering year round youth ball hockey programs for players ranging from 3 – 17 years old. Our goal is to introduce players to the game of ball hockey and provide them with the opportunity to play a sport that has been a part of our culture for many years. Our team of experienced staff will provide an atmosphere where learning and development of skills and respect of the rules of the game are its focus. At EV sports, our culture is to provide youth within the Emery Village Community and beyond a fun and positive experience.



Founders & Co-Presidents:

Michael Verrelli

Michael, has been part of the community for over 30 years now, growing up playing both ice and ball hockey. His experience in ice hockey started with the Downsview Beavers, both as a player and later as an assistant coach for various house league select teams. His career highlight was an Ontario Hockey Association championship with the Junior ‘A’ Brampton Capitals in 2002. As a ball hockey player, Michael has flourished as well, playing for Team Canada under 18 juniors in 2002 winning a bronze medal. He participated in the 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2013, 2015 Men’s World Ball Hockey Championships representing Team Italy and winning 1 silver and 1 bronze medal. He is also, the Italian National Ball Hockey Federation Development and Outreach Manager. Michael is a true leader and ambassador for the game.

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Joe Mandarino

Joe’s ball hockey experience spans over 20 years as a player, coach and general manager. Joe has played ball hockey at the Premier Division level for the St. Michael’s Ball Hockey Club.  Joe has been a referee with Hockey Canada. He has always shown great passion and love for the sport bringing many years of experience and the vision to help promote and grow the sport of ball hockey.

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