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Support the AVCA's Diversity Development Initiatives with a donation:

The AVCA Diversity Development Team appreciates the generosity and acts of kindness from the AVCA Community! Your donations support the AVCA's coach development and diversity initiatives. The team is committed to engaging coaches as leaders and advancing the sport of volleyball.


Donate today! Thanks!

  1. Choose to donate using PayPal or credit/debit card here.
  2. Donate by sending a check payable to “AVCA (Diversity Fund)” to 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A325, Lexington, KY 40504.

Funding for this program will also come from the proceeds of the silent auction at the AVCA Convention and the online auction.

If you have any questions about the AVCA Diversity Awards program, making a general donation, or sponsoring an AVCA Diversity Award recipient, please contact AVCA staff liaison, Kennedy Wells, by e-mail, or by phone, 866-544-2822.

AVCA Diversity Development Team
(JANUARY, 2024)

The AVCA Diversity Development Team will serve in an advisory role for the AVCA’s coach development and diversity initiatives including selecting award recipients and developing programming for the AVCA Diversity Awards.

Nicolette "Nickie" Sanlin
AVCA Diversity Development Team Chair & AVCA Board Representative
Head Men's Volleyball Coach/Director of Volleyball/Assistant AD
McKendree University

Marci Jenkins Byers
Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Virginia Tech

Maggie Johnson
Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach
University of Iowa

Dr. Ramona Cox, Ph.D.
Director of the Champions Network™/Head Girls Varsity Coach
Doc Wayne/Cass Tech High School (MI)

Frank Craig III
Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
East Carolina University

Marko Majstorovic
Club Coach

Joshua Walker
Associate Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Baylor University

Lizzy Wexter
Director of Operations
MOD Volleyball

AVCA Board of Directors Commits to Minority Coach Development