New Events & Features


The AVCA is working to make this year's convention the biggest and best yet. You will find several new activities in San Antonio including:


Super Session: Why We Win - Elite Volleyball Coaches Offer their Strategies for Success

John Dunning   John Cook   Jim McGlaughlin   Mary Wise New Mug Shot   Jerritt Elliott

Everything is bigger in Texas and that includes AVCA coaching education. A Super Session has been added on Friday morning featuring some of the top coaches in the sport. Is it just talent? Is it program culture? Is it preparation or training methods or bench coaching?  John Dunning, John Cook, Jim McLaughlin, Mary Wise and Jerritt Elliott will participate in a panel moderated by Kelly Sheffield on the essence of success.


The Republic ResizedAVCA Golf Tournament

After a one year break the AVCA Golf Tournament is back on the convention schedule! Join your coaching peers for a fun day on the links Wednesday, December 14th at The Republic Golf Club near downtown San Antonio. Prizes will be awarded for the best and worst foursome, longest drive and closest to the pin. Each player will also receive a gift bag.





5K WebUnder Armour/AVCA 5K Charity Fun Run

A warm destination in December means more outdoor activities at the AVCA Convention! Kick off your Saturday morning with a scenic 3.1 mile run through downtown San Antonio. Registration for the race is $20 and all proceeds will go Brooke Medical Center in San Antonio. All participants will receive a t-shirt and prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers. Walkers are also encouraged to participate.

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Grotto WebAVCA Victory Club Tailgate Party

It's a tradition at the AVCA Convention to recognize the stars in our sport and new to this year's convention schedule is a celebration dedicated to the recipients of the AVCA Victory Club Award. The Victory Club Award was created to honor AVCA member head coaches who have reached milestone victories at their current level of coaching. Join us for a drink on Thursday evening at the Grotto on the famous San Antonio Riverwalk for some pre-semifinal match festivities and to celebrate this year's AVCA Victory Club Award honorees.