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SDVBCA Announcements- updated 2-2-16

*****Spring SDVBCA Clinic coming to Mitchell April 1-2!!!*****
Kathy DeBoer, Executive Director of the AVCA, will be the featured speaker.
She will have three main sessions:
1) The 4 Keys to Motivating any Player
2) Analyzing & Correcting Common Attacking Errors
3) Serving & Passing "Training, Repetition & Reading"

More info regarding clinic coming soon!

*****SDVBCA Members*****
Remember the following nominations are due February 29th:
Hall of Fame Nominations
Friend of Volleyball Nominations
Scholarship Nominations
Find all these nomination forms under the 'Downloadable Forms' tab.

Congratulations to the 2015 SDVBCA Region COTY winners and the Assistant COTY winners (Jan. 6)

Congratulations to the 2015 Miss VB Award Winners: (Dec. 5)
B- Jenna Reiff, A- Shelby Zomermaand- SF Christian and AA- Brianna Kusler- Aberdeen Central

Congratulations to Chester- coach Jean Benson- Class BSF Christian- coach Darci Wassenaar- Class A and Aberdeen Central-coach Dennis Northrup- Class AA for being crowned 2015 SD State VB champs!!  



Congratulations to Jenna Reiff (6' 2" MH) from Chester for being named the South Dakota 2015-2016 Gatorade Player of the Year. (Dec. 17) and also congratulations to Brianna Kusler (5' 10" OH) from Aberdeen Central as a 2015-2016 Under Armour Girls High School Honorable Mention All-American. (Nov 4)

  • Dates for the spring clinics are listed below and can be found on the calendar.
  • SDVBCA Spring Clinic is April 1-2, 2016 to be held in Mitchell, SD.
  • SDHSAA Summer Clinic is July 11-13, 2016 in Mitchell, SD. Volleyball sessions will be held on Tuesday, July 12.

Reminder, you must be a member of the SDVBCA to receive the most recent newsletters. Archived newsletters are available to all volleyball coaches.

Congratulations to Jean Benson  (Chester Area) for being named the SDHSCA Volleyball Coach of the Year (Jan 26)

Congratulations to Jill Christensen  (Parker) for being named a volleyball
NHSACA National Coach of the Year Finalist 
(Jan 15)
For a complete listing of all volleyball coaches who have won the award or been selected as a finalist, go to 'National Coaching Honors' under the 'Awards/Honors' tab. 

Congratulations to all the teams named as an Academic Team of Excellence squad for the 2015 season. Teams needed to have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 to receive the honor. You will find a list of all 52 teams honored under the 'Awards/Honors' tab. 

The first SDVBCA sponsored All-Star Match was held on Sunday, December 6 at the Harrisburg South Middle School. Thanks to Darren Tipton (Adrenaline Fundraising) for helping to sponsor the All-Star/Miss Volleyball weekend event. 
The North team won a closely contested match 3-1 (27-25, 25-27, 25-22, 25-22).

Congratulations to Anita Boeck (Arlington) for her selection into the SDVBCA Hall of Fame. She was presented with a plaque on Saturday, November 21 at the state volleyball tournament in Sioux Falls.

Arlington Assistant coach Lisa Parry (L) and 2015 SDVBCA Hall of Fame member Anita Boeck

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