High Performance Tryout Schedules Released
The 2014 USAV High Performance tryout schedules have been posted to our website! HP Tryouts are your opportunity to be evaluated for the U.S. Youth and Junior National Teams and gain access to some of the highest level training and competition programs available in the United States. Be sure to include a HP Tryout in your club travel schedule - Begin your Path to the Podium!
HP Player Spotlight
MALE SPOTLIGHT: Kade Bontrager, a high flying outside hitter from deep in the heart of Texas and the Tejas Volleyball Club who was selected a to the 2013 Boys' USA Future Select National Training Program. In large part to his dad's coaching, Kade's eyes are set on the 2020 Olympic Games. See his planned path for the 2020 podium.
Favorite Holiday: "Christmas - I love the food and the presents. Last year I traded presents for the HP Holiday Camp in San Diego. Hopefully I will do the same this Christmas."
FEMALE SPOTLIGHT: Andie Malloy, a three-time HP National Team athlete, shares her insight and hopes for her future volleyball career. "I would like to improve my self-talk throughout a whole entire match. It is always easy to start out a game with positive self-talk but the real challenge is to keep it up for a whole match."
Favorite warm-up song: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
HP Coaches' Spotlight
Tino Reyes has an illustrious career with USAV HP that includes heading up the first-ever USA Boys' Youth National Team to qualify for a Boys' Youth World Championship in Mexico 2007. This past summer, Coach Reyes let the Select A1 Red Team to the Boys' International Division Gold Medal at the HP Championships. Get his perspective on the game of volleyball.
Brook Coulter enjoyed a successful playing career at U.C. Berkeley, played professionally overseas for seven
years, and has risen quickly through the collegiate coaching ranks. She has also worked with USAV HP for six
years. See what inspires and motivates the Associate Head Coach for the currently undefeated #10 Colorado
2014 HP Coaches' Clinic
Registration is now open for the 2014 Coaches' Clinic happening Feb. 6-8 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Notable speakers for the clinic include Women's National Team Head Coach Karch Kiraly. Get a detailed look of our National Teams' teaching and training. See a list of speakers, view the schedule and register today!
What's New in 2014
The start of a new year is the prime time to make some resolutions and that is just what USAV High Performance is going to do! Click the button below to see what changes we're making to make 2014 the best year yet!
Sand Volleyball is Emerging
Love and passion for volleyball is spreading. You can witness this growth if you poke your head into a convention center of a Junior National Qualifier. However, were you aware that sand volleyball is just around the corner of having its own college national championship? Learn more about the development of sand volleyball and the future ahead of the new sport!