Louis-Pierre Mainville

Louis-Pierre Mainville



Team Canada Volleyball

Languages spoken:

French, English, Spanish

Idols (in sport or other):

My parents

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Reading, cooking

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Samuel Mainville (brother) 22 years of age, volleyball player, Alex Mainville ( sister) 19 years of age, volleyball player, Élie Mainville ( sister ), 14 years of age, Dancer

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

I have to slap hands with all of my teammates once I return to the bench from the back line (when the libero replaces me)

Training Location(s):

Gatineau, QC


Glenn Hoag

Senior national athlete since:


Nickname (s):


College/ University (year graduated):

Cégep de Sherbrooke, 2006

Focus of studies:

Natural Sciences

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Shawshank redemption, KungFu Panda, 24

Favourite quote / motto:

Si un mouton manque au troupeau, il ne faut pas accuser le tigre si la montagne est infestée de loups

It would surprise you to know that I …:

I need to eat cereal every morning and I need at least three kinds in my bowl.

National titles (include event, year):

Eastern Canadian Champion – 2002, Sherbrooke
Western Canadian Champion – 2002, Calgary

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

4th in the Greece A2 League with SPAK Karditsa

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

2nd in the Argentina A1 League with La Union de Formosa

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

10th in the Greece A1 League with PAOK Thessaloniki

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

Trained fulltime at the National Team Training Centre in Winnipeg

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:

Champion provincial collégial AAA au Québec
Champion provincial -21ans au Québec
4e championnat canadien -21 ans
4e championnat canadien collégial CCAA

Career notes prior (excluding Olympic):

2nd championnat du monde Universiades 2007 Bangkok
11th championnat du monde 2006, Japon
2nd ligue A1 d’Argentine en 2008-2009
2nd Jeux du Canada 2005

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

11th – 2006 in Japon
2nd – 2007 World University Championships in Bankok
1st round – 2010World Championships in Italy