Overkill has partnered with the cities of Alpharetta and Roswell to form a youth instructional volleyball program. Overkill offers programs for the competitive player and for those who are beginners….read more.
NAVC club season ended with two teams traveling to Orlando, FL for the 41st Annual AAU National Championships. This is the first year that NAVC has sent teams to the AAU’s as a club. Next season our NAVC National teams ages 13-18 will be traveling to Orlando, FL to compete in the AAU’s Nationals as part of their club season.
Our NAVC Elite level teams ages 13-18 will have the option to participate in the AAU’s as will our 12-1′s, 11-1′s and 10-1′s teams. NAVC will also offer tryouts for additional AAU teams. Participating in the AAU’s allows for our players to have 14 more practices (May-June) and compete at the highest levels of competition at the AAU’s preparing them for their school season. The AAU’s is also a great place to be discovered by college coaches.
The 14′s team led by Coach Steve Wilcosky and Matt Winkler and the 17′s team with Coach Damien Scott, Briana Scott and Matt Wallace began practices the first week of May and concluded with the AAU’s June 17-23rd.
Congratulations to our NAVC 14′s team playing in the 14 Club division. The team played 14 matches in four days crowned as the Orange Division Champions.
14′s team included: Taytum Blake, Courtney Finkle, Kat Hughes, Mahlon McLeroy, Ray Claire Merlin, Emma Rogers, Nina Plotko, Caroline Mohler, Laney Ball, Jaiana Simmons, Grace Cohn, Taylor Williams.
NAVC is proud to be the Premier Sponsor of Angry Dragon Adult Volleyball. ADV is a small group of people who are very passionate about the sport and lifestyle of Atlanta volleyball. ADV strives to provide high quality, competitive, and entertaining events in a friendly, engaging, and laid back atmosphere throughout the year. The ADV mission is to build upon the amazing volleyball community in Atlanta and beyond. See you on the courts!!
On June 14-15th Angry Dragon Volleyball( Click Here for Website) held their annual Dragon Slayer tournament. This year the event was held at Lakepoint Sports in Emerson, GA in partnership with Rally Volleyball. ADV Dragon Slayer outdid itself again, setting a new record for the biggest grass tournament in GA history (unofficially). Playing on 54 courts of turf with Men’s, Women’s, Juniors and Master’s over 400 participants played in the Dragon Slayer tournament.
Parents, coaches and players all had a great time at the event!! Visit the ADV website for other tournaments open to Juniors Click Here
A brand new, top of the line Volleyball Complex has been built in Atlanta. Starting May 10th, there will be 10 sand courts ready for Juniors to learn the game of volleyball or expand their skills.
We will offer only GA-based junior sand tournament series. We are not a club or school and are open to players affiliated with other clubs or unassigned.
- Rally Junior Champions Series & Showcase Powered by Mizuno – first tournament May 17th
o Video Recording, Statistics and Prize Packages
o Showcase Event with College coaches present
o Two junior national qualifier stops for the first time in GA history
o Win bids for the USAV Beach Finals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Rally Volleyball was co-founded by a legend of the game and Olympian, Sinjin Smith, and we have the simple goal of promoting the sport of volleyball, making it accessible to all. More information is available at www.rallyvb.com or facebook.com/rallyvb. In addition to juniors programming, there are a series of adult events for any of you coaches, teachers or parents who may want some playing time.
Katie O’Connor who plays on the North Atlanta Volleyball Club (NAVC) 18-1′s team signed with Western Carolina University on April 15th. Katie who attends Cartersville High School is pictured with Karen Glover, Head Coach Western Carolina, Damien Scott Head Coach NAVC 18-1′s, Camille Spradley Head Coach Cartersville HS and other Cartersville Administrators and Katie’s family members including her mother and father Michelle and Greg O’Connor.
“She had a really good career at Cartersville. She was a four-year varsity starter. She was our main go-to hitter and she scored a lot of our points,” Cartersville volleyball coach Camille Spradley said. “She brought something to the team, a different level of competition that we’re really going to miss.”She led the county in kills her senior season with 241 after posting 344 her junior year.
During her junior season, O’Connor ranked 15th in the state for hitting percentage and eighth in Class AAA; 17th in the state in kill percentage (44.8) and fourth in Class AAA; 17th in the state and third in Class AAA for aces (97); third in the state for blocks (159) and 23rd in the state in Class AAA for digs (138).
For her efforts, she was named to the 2012 Class AAA All-State Volleyball Team. This past year, O’Connor led the county in blocks with 44. She had a .312 hitting percentage and 42.7 kill percentage to go along with 58 aces from the service line and a 76.3 serve percentage. She also was named The Daily Tribune News All-County Player of the Year in 2013.
During O’Connor’s career, she helped lead the Lady Canes to four state playoff appearances, including an elite eight. Located in Cullowhee, N.C., Western Carolina is an NCAA Division I athletics program in the Southern Conference.
At NAVC we never stop trying to improve our club and our #1 priority is to have the BEST coaching staff in the southeast. Steve will add over 12 years of coaching experience as well as philosophy on training our players and coaches.
Forty-one teams (and counting) will hit the sand this spring for the third season of the fastest-growing NCAA emerging sport ever – sand volleyball. Read More…
Check out this great article for parents of student athletes
The mission of the USAV High Performance Program is to build a national pipeline of junior volleyball athletes and
coaches, creating broad opportunities for advancing the
level of play, competition and skill development
throughout the sport.