Welcome to the SDVBCA website and the latest VB news!

SDVBCA Announcements- updated 12-2-17
Reminders/Deadlines (for more...see calendar below)
  • A big 'thank you' to Darren Tipton (Adrenaline Fundraising) and Scott Backus (Power Promotions) for helping to sponsor the 2017 Volleyball All-Star Weekend!

Congratulations to the 2017 SDVBCA Miss Volleyball Award winners:
Avery Thorson- Harrisburg
Ellie Voss- SF Christian
Peyton Ellingson- Warner

The Miss Volleyball Award was presented at a banquet held on December 2nd at Harrisburg North Middle School.

  • 'AA' Miss VB Finalists
     Paiton Burckhard, Aberdeen Central
     Avery Thorson, Harrisburg
     Madison Wassink, Harrisburg
     Jayda Schillingstad, Huron
     Rylee Boyd, Sioux Falls Roosevelt
  • 'A' Miss VB Finalists
     Sierra Ward, Belle Fourche
     Ellizabeth Lammers, Dakota Valley
     Meredith Lammers, Dakota Valley
     Emily Strasser, Sioux Falls Christian
     Ellie Voss, Sioux Falls Christian
  • 'B' Miss VB Finalists
     Charlie Tisdall, Herreid-Selby Area
     Peyton Groft, Northwestern Area
     Peyton Ellingson, Warner

Congratulations to these coaches for being selected as a Region Coach of the Year !!

2017 Region COTY

Congratulations to the 2017 All-State Teams!!!!!

Congratulations to the 2017 South Dakota Volleyball Champions!!!

AA- Harrisburg- Ronette Costain

A- Sioux Falls Christian- Darci Wassenaar

B- Northwestern- Nora Groft 

Photos: Courtesy of SDPB

Congratulations to the following teams who earned their way to the 2017 SD state tournament in Rapid City!

Class B:
Northwestern, Chester, Warner, Hanson, Herreid/Selby Area, Burke/South Central, Deubrook, Faith

Class A:
SF Christian, Dakota Valley, Belle Fourche, Madison, Miller, Sioux Valley, Parker, McCook Central/Montrose

Class AA:
Harrisburg, Mitchell, RC Stevens, Aberdeen  SDVBCACentral, Watertown, Huron, SF Washington, SF O'Gorman

 Congratulations to our 2017 SDVBCA Scholarship Winners!!

Sarah Benson, Isaac Groft, Mikaela Hoeke, and Jordan Thill

Congratulations to Elissa Reppe- Northwestern and Kaye DesLauriers- Harrisburg for being selected as award winners in the inaugural AVCA Thirty under 30 High School Awards!

Calling all VB coaches-past and present!!! 
I have included a new webpage "Longest Winning Streaks" to the SDVBCA website. To be included, I need the name of the coach, the school, the streak (at least 20 in a row), and the year(s) of the winning streak.
See below for a list updated on Nov.1, 2016.

If you have any questions, corrections  for  
any webpage or can fill in some of the            missing information, please email me            at Jill.Christensen@k12.sd.us.

Deadlines: See calendar below
Congratulations to the 2017 North-South All-Star Teams! South beats North 3-0 
(25-16, 25-12, 25-22)
Special Awards:
Hitting Award- Ellie Voss- SF Christian
Setting Award- Jayda Shillingstad- Huron
Digging Award- Emily Strasser- SF Christian

2017 VB All Stars

All-Star Picture Link: 2017

All-Star Picture Link: 2016

Congratulations to Mike West who was inducted into the SDVBCA Hall of Fame at the 2017 State Volleyball Tournament in Rapid City!

Mike West- 2017 SDVBCA Hall Of Fame

Congratulations to the teams that earned their way to Championship match of their respective class!!!!

B- Northwestern over Warner (3-1)
25-17, 23-25, 25-20, 28-26

A- SF Christian over Dakota Valley (3-2)
25-13, 19-25, 19-25, 25-15, 15-13

AA- Harrisburg over Rapid City Stevens (3-1)   25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-15

Congratulations to the 2017 All-Tourney Teams (as selected by coaches from the SDVBCA at Rapid City)

2017 All Tourney Teams

Recent Volleyball Headlines Posted Here

Congratulations to Chester Area, Menno, Northwestern, Parker, and Warner,  for being named to the 2017 AVCA Team Academic Award!!!

George Kiner and SD Coaches Against Cancer have Volleyball History Memory Books for sale. The updated booklet includes: 
Results of all SDHSAA sponsored tournaments (1982-2015)
Stories, pictures and results of each B-A-AA State tournament
Individual and Team Statistics
Volleyball Coaches of the Year
Volleyball Hall of Fame
Coaches HOF resumes (NEW!!!)

Congratulations to the 2017 Power Promotions ACE  Volleyball Cover Athletes


Paiton Burckhard, OH, Sr.

Aberdeen Central

Molly Rick, OH, Sr.


Amelia Stene, MH, Sr.


Destiney Haak, MH, Sr.

Mt. Vernon/Plankinton

Jeryn Christensen, Lib, Jr


Peyton Groft, Lib, Sr.


Hannah Reiff, Lib, Jr.


Emily Strasser, Lib, Sr.

SF Christian

Savannah Moore, OH, Sr.


Ellie Voss, MB, Sr.

SF Christian

Addison Ludwig, Lib, Sr.

Elk Point-Jefferson

Allison Engel, S, Sr.

SF Lincoln

Regan Schoon, S, Sr.

Great Plains Lutheran

McKenzie Hermanson, S, Sr.

SF O’Gorman

Avery Thorson, S, Sr.


Rylee Boyd, MH, Sr.

SF Roosevelt

Jayda Shillingstad, S, Sr.


Hailey Olson, S, Sr.

SF Washington

Callie Luke, OH, Sr.


Rachel Miller, S, Sr.

Sioux Valley

Jessi Giles, OH, Sr.


Peyton Ellingson, MH, Sr.


Olivia Rud, MH, Sr.


Kelsey Pearson, OH, Sr.


Ashton Vaith, OH, Sr.