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Under Armour Nominations



As a member of a Under Amour All-American selection committee, I would appreciate it if you could send out a message to the high school coaches from your state to remind them of nominations being open.  Here is some info you can chose to include with your reminder:


“Nominations are currently open for the 2017 Under Armour All-American awards.   In order to be considered, each athlete MUST be nominated at both and


Click here to nominate your athlete at


AVCA membership is required in order to nominate an athlete for the award! Membership can be completed online here.  If you have a question about the status of your membership or questions about how to become an AVCA member, please contact AVCA Member Services directly at or 866-544-2822.


After the AVCA portion of the nomination is completed, each athlete MUST also be nominated at  Here are the steps to complete this process after the athlete’s match-by-match stats have been updated in MaxPreps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Sign In” and enter your email address and password
  3. Once you are signed in, hover your mouse over your name to click the link for your team’s admin
  4. In the admin, click on the ‘AVCA Award Nomination’ under the ‘Utilities’ tab
    1. It is also located on the left under “Team Admin Tools”
  5. Click ‘Nominate’


The nomination window will close a week from today on Monday, October 16th.  Please contact Brad Wilson with any questions or issues you have with the nomination process.”

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

2017 Girls Preseason Poll Released

See the Girls Tab for the preseason Top 10.

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

Krossover Partners with PVCA

The PVCA is proud to announce a partnership with Krossover.  It is the Official Sports Technology partner of our organization.  They will provide all PVCA members and their players with free Film Room accounts.  In addition, they will offer discounted pricing for Krossover breakdown packages.  Finally, they will offer  a film exchange for all members.  This agreement will run into 2019!  Take advantage of a great opportunity!

Film room includes:

Unlimited Film Storage - upload all your games, pick the ones you want broken down.

Player / Coach Access - all players and coaches receive an account to utilize the film and create reels.

Film Editor - the ability to customize and clip out film for your own use (UPGRADE end of Q2)

Film Exchange - exchange film with other coaches on Krossover or share your film with non-Krossover users through a simple link.

Go to  and register.  You will receive an email with further instructions after you register.

Baden Perfection Volleyball Adopted by PIAA for 2017 Season

John Kessel at the PVCA Clinic

Andor Guylai presenting at the PVCA Clinic

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.

Sortable Databases

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2017 Coaches Clinic

Friday, December 1st - Penn State Ramada

Saturday, December 2nd - St. Joseph's Academy

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