6 Questions With…Nolan Slate, ACC Cougars Men’s volleyball, 1st year left side

Assiniboine Community College (ACC) Cougars are in third place with a 3-6 record in the 2021-22 Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) men’s volleyball standings at the holiday break. The Cougars are scheduled to resume playing on the road against Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) Blazers on Friday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 pm CT.


1. Your goal for this season…And has it changed now?

Answer: My goal for this season is to win the league.

2. How difficult was it to return to conference play after year off due to COVID-19?

Answer: It was difficult to return to play after not being in a real match for over a year but after the first few games we’ve got it figured out.

3. Why did you choose volleyball as a sport?

Answer: I chose volleyball as my sport of choice due to the great team aspect along with the love for sport that makes me want to keep playing.

4. Who is the joker/fun person on your team?

Answer: I’d say I’m definitely the funniest on the team for sure but the biggest jokester is probably Noah Barcellona.

5. What are you listening to right now?…and/or pump up music?

Answer: No answer.

6. Best social media/website to follow?

Answer: Best social media to follow would be either my Instagram or the ACC Cougars page to keep up with our season.

BONUS: Favourite TV show and/or movie?

Answer: Favourite TV show right now is Suits. Favourite movie for the time of year would be Elf for sure.