The American Volleyball Coaches Association offers the very best in volleyball coaching education materials for all levels of the sport.

Benefits include full access to the website and all its resources. However, membership is so much more than being able to find great videos, photos, webinars, and articles about the most pressing issues surrounding volleyball coaching. It’s about being a part of a COMMUNITY larger than yourself, and the comfort of knowing you are not alone. In fact, we even offer a mentor-mentee program for the coaches who feel they have so much to teach and the ones with so much to learn.

In addition, AVCA members get discounted items in our product store and a lower registration cost for our events. AVCA members can even purchase pre-sale tickets for NCAA Volleyball Championships.

You’ll find that after not very long, a membership will pay for itself and then some by simply enjoying a handful of the member benefits. We view every membership as a challenge for us to provide you with all of the advantages you need to become the best coach possible.

As a member, you’ll have the ability to nominate for and be eligible to win any number of our awards programs:

Digital Publications

  • At the Net: The Official Association eNewsletter containing AVCA updates and industry news for the entire volleyball community
    Released weekly, this electronic publication distributed to AVCA membership contains the latest AVCA updates on awards programs, AVCA events, and industry-related content designed to inform as well as educate our member coaches.
  • Affiliations: The Official Association eNewsletter of the AVCA High School Affiliate Partner Program
    Released at the end of each month, this digital publication is a forum for exchange and provides all AVCA high school/interscholastic coaches an opportunity to learn what’s happening in states that have partnered with the AVCA as Affiliate Partner or Signature Affiliate Partner state associations; along with other news relevant to the high school/interscholastic coaching community.
  • Weekly AssistThe AVCA Affiliations mini-eNewsletter for AVCA high school coaches containing important dates, events and educational content
    This weekly electronic publication is distributed in the fall to high school/interscholastic coaches in AVCA High School Signature Affiliate, Affiliate and Membership Organization Partner states. The mini-newsletter is focused on high school volleyball specific AVCA updates on awards programs and events while providing coaches an opportunity to learn from weekly educational tips and content.
  • The Bic: The Official Association eNewsletter for men’s and boys volleyball
    New editions come out the first week of each month, and cover all things related to men’s and boys volleyball
  • In the Sand: The Association Official eNewsletter for beach volleyball
    Released monthly, this publication shares beach volleyball specific content with current beach coaches and those considering adding beach volleyball.

Member Discounted Pricing

Pre-Sale Ticket Purchasing Opportunities for NCAA Volleyball Championships


Mary Wise – University of Florida Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
AVCA Past-President, AVCA member since 1981

“The charge of the AVCA is to help promote volleyball at all levels. We have an opportunity by joining the AVCA to become better volleyball coaches. I think it’s our responsibility to work hard to become better and we have an avenue to do so with the AVCA.”

Joe Sagula – Retired University of North Carolina Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
former AVCA President, AVCA member since 1981

“The AVCA is focused on providing you the opportunity to reach out to coaches at all levels from across the country. I invite you to embrace this organization as a professional by doing your part in support of fellow coaches.”

John Dunning – Retired Stanford University Head Women’s Volleyball Coach AVCA member since 1981

“Volleyball is a sport that grows by groundswell, and you need someone to organize it. For the volleyball world, the AVCA has been the guiding light. The attention that is being drawn to our sport has been drawn through the AVCA.”