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The 2017 Girl's All-State teams can be found under the All-State tab.  

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2017 PVCA Clinic

2017 PVCA Clinic

December 1st and 2nd – State College, PA


Panel of Coaches 

Russ Rose                   Penn State University Women

Dan Mickle                  York College

Jeremy Price                Queens University of Charlotte

Katie Charles                Sunshine Volleyball Club

Mark Pavlik                  Penn State University Men

Mike Rumbaugh            Saint Francis University

Ryan Sell                      Pope John Paul HS


Denny Werner                  Garden Spot HS


Clinic Purpose

The clinic aims to take a new approach and educate coaches that there is more than one way to play the game.  The game has evolved and it is important for coaches to keep up with the changes.  The hope is to impart a “Growth Mindset” on coaches at all levels of the game.  The panel will look at different ways to teach volleyball skills.



Clinic Schedule

Clinic Schedule

Friday, December 1

Ramada Inn – State College

10:00-12:00         Business Meeting

12:00-1:00           Registration – Ramada Inn Atrium

1:00-1:30              Welcome and PVCA News and Notes

1:30-2:15              Russ Rose – PSU Women and NCAA Tournament Thoughts

2:15- 5:00             Panel Discussions

                                Topic 1                  Coaching Philosophy

                                Topic 2                  Team Rules

                                Topic 3                  Choosing Team Leaders/Captains

                                Topic 4                  Recruiting

5:00-9:00              Anticipated 1st Round NCAA Matches at Rec. Hall

9:00-???               Coaches Social at the Ramada Inn

Saturday, December 2

St. Joseph’s High School – Boalsburg

8:30-9:00              Continental Breakfast

9:00-12:00           Resume Panel Discussions

                                Topic 5                  Serving

                                Topic 6                  Individual Passing

                                Topic 7                  Setting

                                Topic 8                  Spiking

                                Topic 9                  Blocking

                                Topic 10                Digging

12:00-1:00           Lunch by Subway

1:00-4:30              Resume Panel Discussions

                                Topic 11                Team Serve Reception

                                Topic 12                Tempo of Offense

                                Topic 13                Blocking Schemes

                                Topic 14                Team Defense

                                Topic 15                Your Favorite Drill

                                Topic 16                Open Discussion

4:30                        Clinic Closing

Saturday Evening  Anticipated 2nd Round NCAA Match at Rec Hall

2016-2017 AVCA Academic All-Americans

Altoona Area High School Boys John Saboe
Academy of the New Church Ms. Holly Adams
Altoona Area High School Girls Karan Price
Bishop McDevitt High School Mr. James Harrigan
Garden Spot High School Mr. Dennis Werner
Germantown Academy  Mr. Daniel Sullivan
Penn Manor High School Mr. Timothy Joyce
Pine Grove Area High School Mr. Daryl Wessner
Saint Francis University (Pa.) - Men Mr. Mike Rumbaugh
La Salle University Ms. Caitlin Maureen Rimgaila
Lafayette College Mrs. Terri D Campbell
Lehigh University Mr. Bob Bertucci
Robert Morris University (PA) Mr. Dale P Starr
Saint Francis University (PA) Sara McMullen
Temple University Mr. Bakeer Ganes
University of Pennsylvania Ms. Katie Schumacher-Cawley
Villanova University Mr. Joshua L Steinbach
Chestnut Hill College Kimberly Kolesnik
Clarion University Ms. Jennifer S Mills
Gannon University Matthew J Darling
Holy Family University Mr. Jeff Rotondo
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Mr. Scott Pennewill
Mercyhurst University Mr. Ryan E Patton
Seton Hill University Mr. Rick Hall
Slippery Rock University Ms. Laurie Lokash
West Chester University Mrs. Katherine G Bellaver
Bryn Mawr College Mrs. Nicole Kimberly Reiley
Cabrini University Mr. Eric Schaefer
Carnegie-Mellon University Mrs. Kimberly A Kelly
Dickinson College Andrew  Pile
Elizabethtown College Mr. Alex Hinsey
Geneva College Wendy Smith
Gettysburg College Mrs. Leah Bernier
Grove City College Ms. Erin Kathleen Street
Haverford College Drew Nicole Hargrave
Immaculata University Jill Holdren
Keystone College Mrs. Nicole Wentz
King's College (PA) Mr. Bernie Kachinko
Lebanon Valley College Mr. Wayne Perry
Marywood University Timothy Walsh
Messiah College Ms. Holly Motheral
Moravian College Mrs. Shelley Bauder
Mount Aloysius College Brianna Baker
Muhlenberg College Mrs. Alexa A Keckler
Neumann University Ms. Alicia MacGlaughlin
Susquehanna University Mr. John Kuuipo Tom
Swarthmore College Ms. Harleigh A Chwastyk
University of Scranton Mr. James Spangler
Waynesburg University Mrs. Stephanie a Benkowski
Westminster College (PA) Ms. Tammy L Swearingen
Widener University Mr. Donovan Anglin

Central York & Northern Allegheny

Northeastern PIAA AA State Champions 2017

Central York PIAA AAA State Champions 2017

Beaver County Christian PIAA AA State Runner-ups 2017

Northern Allegheny PIAA AAA State Runner-ups 2017

Garnet Valley AAAA State Champions

Academic All-State Award 2015-2016

The PVCA is pleased to announce the Academic All-State Award.  Any varsity player with a 3.5 GPA and/or an A average for the 2015-2016 school year is eligible.  The head coach must be a member.  Please fill out the form under the Academic All-State tab for any eligible player.

AVCA HS Academic All-American Teams

School Coach
Altoona Area (Boys) John Saboe
Academy of Notre Dame de Namur Michael Sheridan
Academy of the New Church Holly Adams
Altoona Area (Girls) Karan Price
Bishop Canevin Kevin Walters
Conestoga Diana Felker
Garden Spot Denny Werner
Germantown Academy Daniel Sullivan
Manheim Central Laurie McClure
Neshannock Andrew Frank
Parkland Mike Krause
Pine Grove Area Sasha Birosik
Upper St. Clair Alex Hinsey

Kristin Krause Named Volleyball Magazine All-American

Kristin Krause, a 5'9" senior setter at State Champion Parkland High School, was named to the All-American Second Team by Volleyball Magazine

Volleyball Great Ellen Toy Passes - "It has been a lovely ride." Ellen Toy

Congratulations Mike Rumbaugh - 200 Wins

PIAA Champions


A  Bishop Canevin defeats Northstar 25-21, 25-16, & 25-17

AA  Berks Catholic  defeats Fort Leboeuf  28-26, 25-18, 25-27, & 25-8

AAA  Parkland  defeats  Hempfield 24-26, 23-25, 25-15, 25-16, & 15-12

2015 Hall of Fame Class

Congratulations to the new Hall of Fame members.  Induction will be on Friday, December 4 at our banquet at the Ramada in State College at 5:00.

  • 2014 PSU Women's Volleyball Team
  • Alisha Glass - Athlete
  • Megan Hodge - Athlete
  • Max Holt - Athlete
  • Ellen Toy - Lifetime Service Award
  • Judy Heinze - Lifetime Service Award
  • Dan Schall - Coach
  • Sports Imports - Benefactor Award

3 Named to Volleyball Magazine Boys' Fab 50

Three Pennsylvania players were selected among the top 50 recruits in the class of 2015.  Luke Braswell, a 6'5" Penn State bound setter for Northeastern; Michael Fisher, a 6'4" OH from Cumberland Valley who will be attending Pepperdine; and Frank Melvin, a 6'5" OH from Schuylkill Valley who will be attending Penn State were selected by Volleyball Magazine.  In addition, Reese Devilbiss, a 6'1" junior OH from Northeastern was selected as 1 of 25 underclassmen to watch.

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