Most Ohio volleyball clubs belong to the Ohio Valley Region, one of the largest regional associations in USA Volleyball boasting over 1600 girls and 38 boys junior club volleyball teams. The OVR is dedicated to growing the game primarily in three states, Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, it offers over 600 tournaments during a club season which provides volleyball playing opportunities to teams in three levels of age groups classified as National, American and regional.
Every year the Ohio Valley region hosts the Kaepa USA Girls Volleyball Championships held annually at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
There are over 20 girls volleyball teams ranging from ages 10 and under to 18 being coached and trained at the Toledo Volleyball Club.
Compared to other Ohio volleyball clubs, fees for the Toledo Volleyball Club seem reasonably priced.
For example a prep volleyball development level team for players 13 and under pays in the range of $750 in fees, while other youth volleyball program participants - those aged between 9 and 12 -- pay around $400 in fees.
This situation seems ideal for parents of players looking to introduce their kids to the basic rules of volleyball and the essential skills of the game, but remain uncertain about their kids being cut out for the advanced level of college prep volleyball.
Players receive volleyball specific conditioning and strength training to improve their ability to compete at high levels.
They also regularly participate in youth volleyball drills and specific individual and volleyball team drills to increase their knowledge of the game.
TVC has a produced a notable roster of girls volleyball players who've garnered national acclaim and recognition.
Girls Playing Volleyball:Honorable Mention All-Americans
Ellen Herman - Two-time MAC Player of the Year at Ohio University
Jordan Goad - First Team All-Horizon and First Team All Midwest at Cleveland State
Lauren Paolini, University of Texas
Ellen Herman, Ohio University
Ashley Frazier, University of Alabama
Sara Sage, UCLA
"Teaching Excellence, Inspiring Greatness," is the philosophy at The Premier Academy Volleyball Club located in the Maumee Sports Mall at 1630 Market Place Drive in Maumee, Ohio.
This long time Ohio Valley region club member is huge and offers an extensive array of volleyball instruction opportunities in the form of summer volleyball camps, tournaments, high performance selections and clinics to both adults and junior volleyball players.
College Volleyball Teams Offer Scholarships To PVC Players
Since 1996, more than 200 Premier Academy club volleyball players have signed letters of intent committing themselves to play on different college volleyball teams in exchange for paid education.
For 2010, there are two sophomores from this club that were named to the prepvolleyball.com Sophomore Volleyball Players To Watch List.
With criteria based on high school achievements, outside hitter Kelsey Reiner and middle blocker Chelsea Watson were two out of 428 named as one of the nation's best sophomore volleyball players.
PVC is a large volleyball club with more than 25 teams and 30 coaches with teams ranging in age groups from 18s and under to 12s and under.
For 2012, there are four 18s volleyball teams, one 17s, three 16s, four 15s, four 14s, three 13s, three 12s, and three youth volleyball league teams.
Premier is one of those well known Ohio volleyball clubs that has built a reputation among college coaches for producing numerous players who have been recruited by colleges and universities around the country.
Preparing their players to play volleyball in college is a priority that's taken very seriously at Premier and each year they are recognized for their efforts by RichKern.com which consistently places Premier among the top five junior volleyball clubs with the highest number of players who have committed to play college ball.
As of February 2013, there are currently thirteen (13) graduates that are committed to college volleyball teams.
Premier hosts six different categories of summer volleyball camps in which 1000 volleyball players have participated in annually.
Specialty training volleyball camps break down each skill and offer hands on specific training for players in 8 to 12th grade. Starting with a Volley Tots Camp (k -4), setters are offered the Premier Setting Academy, and a Hittable Balls Camp. Defensive players can attend the Libero Academy and/or the First Contact Camp. For players who want to work on Hitting/Blocking and Serving there's an Arm Swing Development clinic, an Attacking/Passing Camp, Attack/Blocking camp a Lefty Camp for only left handed players and a Serving clinic.
A college volleyball player camp, and one of the most popular offerings is the Premier Academy Site Camp Program designed for Michigan, Ohio and Indiana Summer High School and Junior High School Site programs where Academy volleyball coaches come to the schools to conduct volleyball camps onsite.
This volleyball club offers strength training classes-called Sports Enhancement Training from Plyocity which is described as "designed to enhance sports performance focusing on explosive strength power, total functional strength, speed, agility, flexibility, and proper movement mechanics.
Classes are kept to a 1:4 ratio and volleyball training equipment includes the Vertimax, stability balls, free weights, medicine balls, treadmill, and stationary bike.
Premier Academy also offers volleyball team building clinics, private lessons, volleyball and skills tapes.
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