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.

Rankings have started !
If your interested in having your team considered by the Rankings Committee please submit all scores from each match played in the prior week along with the opponent's name.
Please list your schools Class and your current record in the subject line of the message.
All submissions are due by 9 PM each Saturday evening, send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Anything submitted past midnight may not be considered for that week!

MIVCA Coaches Committee Week # 4 2016
Class A
Ranking Team Name Record
1 Dewitt Did not Report
2 Novi 12-1
3 Clarkston 21-2
4 Northville 21-1
5 Portage Central Did not Report
6 Grand Haven 30-3
7 Grand Rapids Christian Did not Report
8 Marian 19-4
9 Lake Orion 19-7
10 Rockford 18-6-1
HM Mercy, Niles, East Grand Rapids, Caledonia, Dakota, Stoney Creek, Forest Hills Northern, Forest Hills Central, Anchor Bay, Saline, Romeo, Gull Lake, Mattawan, Eisenhower  
Class B
Ranking Team Name Record
1 Lakewood 29-3
2 North Branch 25-4
3 Buchanan 27-2
4 Cadillac 18-4-1
5 AA Gabriel Richard 22-4
6 Notre Dame Preparatory Did not Report
7 Harper Creek Did not Report
8 Fruitport Did not Report
9 Grand Rapids South Christian 11-9-1
10 Corunna 14-2
HM Grant, Montague, Swan Valley, Frankenmuth, Goodrich, Coopersville, Holland Christian, Whitehall, Zeeland West  
Class C
Ranking Team Name Record
1 Monroe St. Mary's Catholic Central 12-6
2 Bronson 17-6-4
3 Kalamazoo Christian Did not report
4 Traverse City St Francis 19-7
5 Brown City 20-1
6 Kent City 16-3-1
7 Laingsburg 20-4-1
8 Schoolcraft 14-8-2
9 Bath 20-3
10 New Lothrup 18-5
Class D
Ranking Team Name Record
1 Plymouth Christian Academy Did not report
2 Mendon 21-4-4
3 Leland 14-6-1
4 Onaway 16-4-1
5 Pittsford Did not Report
6 Lansing Christian Did not Report
7 Cardinal Mooney 4-1
8 Sutton' s Bay 12-1-4
9 North Adams Jerome 14-4-1
10 Muskegon Catholic Central 11-9-1
HM Battle Creek St. Phillip, Charyl Stockwell, Crystal Falls Forest Park  

AVCA Team Academics list can be found by clicking here

       MIVCA Membership ~ Final Deadline is October 1, 2016.             

         Membership is $35, if paid by September 20, 2016 (notice deadline)

        If you join between Sept. 20 and Oct. 1, 2016 Late Membership is $50.

         School Membership: $50 includes Varsity Coach and up 10 Coaches/AD

          For an additional $5, you can become a member of the Michigan High School Coaches Association. MHSCA

          AVCA offers a reduced price high school membership for MIVCA Members: $65 vs. $80, middle school is $45.


Know your Volleyball Recognition & Award Deadlines.

 October 1, 2016 MIVCA Membership Deadline *Varsity Coach’s Membership Required

Sept. 1: Send potential All Region/All State Players to Angie Del Morone This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Oct. 1: Send any additional All State Player Names to Angie, Notify Region Rep.

Oct. 31: Monday of District Week

All Region Forms MUST be postmarked/submitted to Region Reps

Nov. 1: Postmark : Team Academic All State *

Nov. 1: Postmark: Individual Academic All State *

Nov. 1: Postmark: Grants and Scholarships *

Nov. 1: Postmark: Hall of Fame Nominations

Nov. 1: Postmark: Special Recognition Award

After Districts: Select all Region Team & Coaches *

Nov. 11: Must arrive at address by: Miss Volleyball Ballot *

Nov. 20: All State Meeting ~ Region Reps Attend

Coach Bre Johnson of Marshall High School was selected as one of the speakers at the AVCA national convention to be held in Columbus, OH December 14th-18th.  She will be presenting on Strength & Conditioning and Youth Volleyball Training.  Coach Johnson just wrapped up her camp this past week at Marshall High School where she had 25 kids attend the age 3 through 2nd grade camp.  One of the camp favorite drills is teaching the kids to do their approach, reach high and swing at a helium balloon.  Each balloon is measured to the right height for the individual kid then tied to a washer.  The kids had a blast doing the drill, they learned to hit with their elbow high and as a bonus they all got to take their balloon home!


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2016 All Star Teams photos below, rosters can be found here

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South with coachesEast with coaches

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association named Jodi Manore ~ Bedford Coach ~ National Coach of the Year 2016 for Volleyball.

Announcement was made at National Convention, June 25 ~ Louisville, Kentucky.

The fact that on September 4, 2015 Jodi recorded her 1,833 win as a head coach, earned her the landmark of the highest total number of wins of any coach in the nation for high school Volleyball.
"It's humbling," Manore said.  "Obviously I'm proud, but it's never been about me.  It's about the kids."

Manore has been coaching at Bedford for 31 years, and plans to continue for a few more years.
from Monroe News.

MIVCA Past President Angie DelMorone stated "Jodi has contributed so much to our sport at so many different levels, in so many different capacities.  So well deserved."

Michigan and MIVCA are lucky to have our Coach recognized on a National level.

There is an article in The Monroe News and can be found here, http:www.monroenews.com/sports/20160630/bedfords-manore-named-national-volleyball-coach-of-year


COACHES said: “Mark Rosen was OUTSTANDING.”
“Really liked ALL the speakers I listened to and cannot wait to watch video on those I missed!” 
             “Enjoyed seeing the higher level players demonstrate during the sessions.”
“WOW, what a clinic! I haven't been in a few years and forgot how much information you can pack into and take away from the clinic.”

"MICHIGAN STRONG" reflects the impact the 2016 MIVCA CLINIC will have on coaches and players around the state this season.  The Annual MIVCA CLINIC hit a four year high with over 290 participants.  Mark Rosen's expertise and his ability to connect with his audience left coaches wanting more from each session.  Whether it was Training the Transition Game, 6 on 6 Competitive Games, Using Data to Improve the Team, Winning the Passing Game or Drills Developing the Younger Player; Mark, his staff and his NCAA Elite players assisted coaches from around the state in becoming better coaches for their players.    

The addition of 12 other outstanding clinicians from the collegiate, high school and club ranks provided us with critical sessions from Building a Positive Team Culture, Attack Error Correction, Blocking, Intentional Coaching, Ways to Communicate with our Players, Conditioning and Weight Training and Team Building. The clinicians were able to touch on various styles of coaching and aspects of the game to improve our level coaching.  Our 45 demonstrators from four collegiate programs (U of M, EMU, Concordia and Madonna), and four high school programs (Ann Arbor Huron, Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard, South Lyon and Garden City) rounded out our "PURE Michigan" experience. 

Kathy DeBoer 2016 Clinic

The MIVCA Board and MIVCA Coaches would like to extend a sincere thank you to our wonderful school host: Ann Arbor Huron High School. Dottie Davis - Athletic Director, Michelle Julien - Athletic Secretary, Toney Cummers - Varsity Coach and their entire staff and parents.  What an outstanding group of individuals who have gone out of their way to support our association.  GO RIVER RATS!

Thank you MIVCA coaches for participating in the 2016 MIVCA Clinic; this clinic was a success because of you.  Remember to support our sponsors Baden and Schelde as well as the charitable organizations Side Out and Teal Attack throughout the year. MIVCA has an affiliate partnership with AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association).  AVCA is our national professional organization that has some outstanding educational resources and programs available to members, so if you are not a member, please consider joining to take advantage of their programs. We want to remind coaches that the sessions were videotaped by the Art of Coaching, so if you missed a session, go online to access them.

Next year the MIVCA Clinic travels to the East Lansing Area with Cathy George as lead clinician and her staff.  We look forward to your participation.


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MIVCA Coaches Committee Week # 2 2016
Class A
Ranking Team Name
1 Novi
2 Northville
3 Rockford
4 Mercy
5 Grand Haven
6 Portage Central
7 Dewitt
8 Clarkston
9 Macomb Dakota
10 Grand Rapids Christian
Class B
Ranking Team Name
1 North Branch
2 Lakewood
3 Notre Dame Preparatory
4 Cadillac
5 Grand Rapids South Christian
6 AA Gabriel Richard
7 Buchanan
8 Corunna
9 Harper Creek
10 Grant
Class C
Ranking Team Name
1 Monroe St. Mary's Catholic Central
2 Bronson
3 Kalamazoo Christian
4 Traverse City St Francis
5 Brown City
6 Kent City
7 Laingsburg
8 Schoolcraft
9 Bath
10 New Lothrup
Class D
Ranking Team Name
1 Plymouth Christian Academy
2 Mendon
3 Leland
4 Onaway
5 Pittsford
6 Lansing Christian
7 Wyoming Tri Untiy
8 Cardinal Mooney
9 Sutton' s Bay
10 Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart
HM Crystal Falls Forest Park, Battle Creek St. Phillips, Portland \St. Pat's