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Feb. 4-6, 2016
Colorado Springs, Colo.

2016 USAV High Performance Coaches' Clinic
Destination: Olympics - Embracing Adversity on the Road to Gold

Feb. 4-6, 2016 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Registration is now open.

** Please note that the CAP Course page has been updated as of 11/18/15 at 9:00am MST. **

For your tentative planning, please plan to arrive on Thursday Feb. 4 by late afternoon and depart anytime on Sunday Feb. 7 if you are attending the Coaches' Clinic only.

2016 Headline Presenters

  • Karch Kiraly: Current U.S. Women’s National Team head coach, three-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Hugh McCutcheon: head coach for 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic gold medalists; head coach for 2008 U.S. Women’s Olympic silver medalists (pending due to a potential schedule conflict)
  • Doug Beal: CEO of USA Volleyball, 3-time U.S. Olympic Men’s Coach including gold at 1984 Olympics
  • Mick Haley: head coach for 2000 U.S. Women’s Olympic team, current head women’s coach at University of Southern California

Since 2004, the USA Volleyball High Performance Department has featured the annual Coaches’ Clinic as a way to bring together great coaching minds to network and share the most current, pertinent and critical issues in the sport. Past speakers have included the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Team coaches, international coaches, USAV High Performance Pipeline Coaches and USAV Region HP Coaches. Topics vary annually and have covered ideas such as the men’s versus women’s game, sports psychology, uses of technology and drill ideas.

"I contribute the sudden change [in my perspective] to my experience at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. I have learned so much from CAP II and the High Performance Coaches' Clinic. Thank you to all of the USAV Staff for putting together such a great event."

-Wayne Yamamoto, CAP II Certified Coach & 2015 Attendee - San Francisco, California

Past demonstrators have included USA National Team members and All-Americans. The Clinic has been held at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center (see the picture below to see what you've been missing!) since its inception, giving the clinic an intimate setting for coaches in attendance. Sessions are designed to incorporate participant discussion in examining the decision-making process and the on-court execution to help create their own strategies and tactics for given situations.

Questions regarding the High Performance Coaches' Clinic should be sent to

View of the snow-capped Pikes Peak from the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.