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Welcome to the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association

This association is organized exclusively for educational purposes: to promote high school interscholastic volleyball; to provide a forum for discussion of techniques and rules of volleyball; to improve the quality and quantity of media coverage high school volleyball; also to promote and develop volleyball at all levels in Michigan.


MIVCA/Mizuno All Star Matches

In conjunction with our 35th Annual MIVCA Clinic, MIVCA and Mizuno are proud to host the All Star Matches featuring some of the best Senior athletes around the state.

Here are the results of the matches:

Semi's

East over South 25-15, 25-23

North over West. 25-22, 25-20

Consolation Match

South over West. 25-13, 25-22

Championship Match

East over North. 25-20, 25-19


 Congratulations to our own Vicki Groat, Battle Creek St. Philip's Varsity Volleyball Coach for receiving the Free Press "2014 Person of the Year" Award. Volleyball coaches do not typically receive such an award. Way to go Vicki! We could not be more proud as an organization.

Detroit Free Press - Prep person of the year: Battle Creek St. Philip's Vicky Groat is a coaching legend - just like her mother

Vicky Groat's varsity volleyball coaching career nearly ended before it began. She inherited — literally — the supremely successful Battle Creek St. Philip head-coaching job from one of the...

View the complete article at http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201406220300/HSS1201/306220083


Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association offers Thirty-fifth Annual Clinic

 

Here is the link to register:  2014 MIVCA Coaches Clinic Registration

Clinic Schedule has now been published, click on link on left.

Early registration discounts end 6/25/14

For the thirty fifth year, the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association will be presenting its annual clinic which has a reputation of being one of the best attended and finest volleyball clinics in the country.

This year’s clinic will be held in Battle Creek, Michigan at Battle Creek Lakeview High School on July 25 and 26.

The highlight presenter at the clinic will be nationally know volleyball coach and club director Mike Lingenfelter.

As Co-Director of Munciana, Lingenfelter has coached for fifteen-plus years and coached the Asics Munciana Samurai team this year. He has four national championships, four national runner-ups, and three third place finishes. Coach Lingenfelter has led Wapahani High School to two state championships and has been awarded state coach of the year three times.

In addition to coach Lingenfelter, presenters will include Mark Rosen from the University of Michigan, Cathy George from Michigan State University, Rob Beam from Oakland University, Tim Koth from Wayne State University, Tia Brandel from Ferris State University, David Kwan from Adrian College, Kristen St. Aubin from Albion College and many other top level coaches.

Friday’s sessions will include several sessions that provide coaches many ways to learn to use various technologies to improve their coaching and evaluation skills. Also available will be a session of the MHSAA’s CAP program.

Friday also features the annual All Star Classic pitting teams of the finest high school senior volleyball players playing against each other in semifinal and championship matches.

Friday evening includes the Annual MIVCA Hall of Fame Banquet followed by a coach’s panel.

Most of the on-court volleyball presentations will occur on Saturday and will include sessions for coaches at all levels, from volley tots to the highest levels of high school and club volleyball.

Registration is available in several formats from single day registration to a full two day fee.

Here is the link to register:  2014 MIVCA Coaches Clinic Registration

 


 It's time to renew/join MIVCA for 2014.You can just click the Membership 2014-2015 link above for either an Individual or School Membership


2013 Coach of the Year Candiditaes have been posted and can be found on the left under the "Quick Links" tab.
You can also vote for your choice of how the voting for COTY should be conducted via the Poll here on the main page.


PrepVolleyball.com names the 2013 Frosh 59: The Best Varsity-Playing Freshmen in America and the following Michiganders made the list:

 Lindsey Mertz a 5'10" Setter from Frankenmuth

Meredith Norris a 6'2" OH/Setter from Corunna

Sierra Schuitema a 5'9" Setter/OH from Grant

Gabie Shellenbarger a 5'7" Setter from Lakewood, 

Lindsay Wightman a 5'7" Libero from Our Lady of Lakes Waterford

Highest Honorbale Mention also went to:

Anna Bauer, 5'4.5" Libero, Walled Lake Northern

Emily Martin, 5'11" OH, Northville

Kelsey Wyman, 5'9" OH, Blissfield

Special Mention also went to:

Olivia Fike, 6'0' MB, North Branch

Honorable Mention also went to:

Kendra DeJonge, 5'11" OH, Rockford

Lexi Kohut, 6'1" MB, Grosse Point South

Lexi Nordmann, 6'2" MB, DeWitt

More details can be found here. http://prepvolleyball.com/2014/02/10/2013-frosh-59-best-varsity-playing-freshmen-america/


AVCA/NCSA College Prep Combine inclduing API/ABP/PVC will be conducted Friday May 30th in Grand Rapids. For details click hereAVCA Combine


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Have questions on the college recruiting process check out this free and valuable training webinar by clicking here - Free Recruiting Webinar

 

Congratulations to the our 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees