Jim Thompson - Founder, Positive Coaching Alliance
“There are only two groups of people whose job is to win games,” says Thompson. “Coaches and players. Parents have a much more important job: to guide their child’s character development.”
2008 US Women's National Team Asst. Coach
2011 Girls’ Select A2 Head Coach
Do you have any advice to offer parents? Getting your kids involved in team sports is a gift you give them for life. Volleyball is a game that instills confidence, commitment, teamwork, strategic thinking and so much more. Once they’re in sports, parents can never be too positive when supporting them. After a great game or a rough match, players are looking for positivity and understanding and support. Nothing beats a hug from mom and dad.
Kids don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." -Vince Lombardi
On Sunday, May 7th 17 Black bested the 17 Open teams and took home gold and a bid to Nationals! Congratulations 17 Black and kick butt in Minneapolis!
On Sunday, May 7th 15 Black took second place in the 15 Open Regionals earning a bid to Nationals. Congratulations 15 Black and kick butt in Minneapolis!
14 Silver won regionals with an 11-2 record for the day. Congratulations 14 Silver!
Saturday 5/6, 14 Tsunami went undefeated the entire day, winning every match in pool play with only one set loss. They continued their undefeated streak in play offs taking 1st place in regionals. Congratulations 14 Tsunami!
The team went 4-0 and defeated LIVBC 25-10, 25-19 in the finals . They finished the season with a 30-6 record against Geva teams after starting the season 1-4 including a loss to LIVBC in January. Congratulations 15 Red!