2017 AVCA Club Awards Nominations
The American Volleyball Coaches Association annually honors deserving college and high school coaches through its Regional and National Coach of the Year and Victory Club programs. In 2016, AVCA launched the Club Awards program to honor and recognize ten deserving coaches in the youth/club volleyball community.
AVCA Club Awards Committee will select a Club Coach of the Year in each of the seven girls age divisions (12-18), a Beach Club Coach of the Year, a Boys Club Coach of the Year and a Club Director of the Year.
Club Coach and Club Director of the Year nominations as now closed! Winners will be announced the week of July 24th.
Club Director of the Year
- Overall success of the club’s teams (championships, qualifiers, power leagues, tournament wins, etc.)
- Commitment by the Club Director to coaching development/support (coach training, professional development, feedback/evaluation mechanisms, etc.)
- Contributions by the Club Director to the growth of volleyball (engagement in region, youth training, boys’ or beach programming, introductory clinics/camps, etc.)
- The culture and personality of the club that the Club Director has instilled
Club Coach of the Year
- Team success during the season (wins-loss record, tournament finishes, etc.)
- Team’s improvement during the season (statistical evidence not required, but welcome)
- Individual player development
- Coach’s role in the overall success of the club (education, mentoring, private lessons, recruiting coordinator, support of fellow coaches, etc.)
- Coach’s contributions or broader impact on their team and/or others as it relates to the character development of athletes through participation in sport (volleyball in particular)
- Professional and positive coaching demeanor and enforces team sportsmanship
Announcement and Presentation
The official announcement will be made via AVCA press release and all AVCA social media accounts during the week of July 24th. The official presentation of the AVCA Club Award winners will take place on Thursday, December 14th at the Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon at the 2017 AVCA Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Club Award Winners will be awarded Complimentary Full Convention Registration in order to aid their attendance at the Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon.
AVCA Awards, Membership & Event Specialist
Club Director, Triangle Volleyball Club
Club Awards Committee Chair
Club Director, Washington Volleyball Academy
AVCA Board of Directors - Club Representative