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Welcome to the 2014

 

Martin Luther King


Kickoff Classic

 

 

Wave Format - AM  -17 club, 18 open, 18 club and 15 club


PM -16 open, 17 open 15 open and 16 club

 

Split - 14 open and 14 club


13's wave all day Saturday and Sunday

 


Getting bigger every year !!!

 

MLK

 

Check in at Spooky Nook  and at the York Expo Center

All teams must check in Friday night at Spooky Nook Sportscomplex  from 7pm - 9pm.

Or Saturday morning at at Spooky Nook or the York Expo Center

Any team commuting on Saturday must check in at Spooky Nook or the York  Convention Center prior to play.


We are happy to announce that the MLK Kickoff classic is growing and improving again this year!

This year’s event will be held Jan 18th, 19th and 20th 2014 in Lancaster and York, PA.  We have several new venues including the new spooky nook complex which will host several of the Gold Finals on Monday.  We are expanding to 450+ teams, dividing the age brackets and offering Open and Club divisions for ages 14 – 18.  The 13’s will remain a two-day-only event.  We will have a stage presentation Awards Ceremony on Monday.

This year at The Convention Center, we  will be sponsoring a Volleyball Expo with major vendors from across the country.  Friday night  at 7pm we will be offering the USAV National Clinic for all national level officials (check the USAV website to sign up). The clinic will take place at the Spooky Nook Sports complex Room 1A

There will be a coaches impact clinic held on Friday night. This will be held at 7pm at the Spooky Nook complex. Room 1B. This year's Class will be delivered by Diane Cole to sign up please contact Brian Smith from the KRVA.org website

 

 

 

This year's Free Clinics !!!!

FREE

COACHES CLINIC

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

At the Lancaster  Convention Center Courts

We are pleased this year to have as our

Clinician: Kevin Hitt

Former DI coach, Junior National Team & National Team Coach

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TOPICS:

Kevin will be on court discussing

“BLOCKING: TECHNIQIUES, STRATEGIES, & DRILLS

There will also be a Question and Answer Period.

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REGISTRATION: Simply email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and in

the SUBJECT box put your NAME & CLUB ( example : Ron Twomey –

Synergy ). There is no need to put anything inside the email. Please.

only one email per registrant.

All applicants will be accepted if possible. You will only be notified if

there is a problem. Pre-registration ends at noon on Thursday, Jan 16

or if the clinic fills. After this date and time you may register on-site

(walk-in registration).

 

 

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FREE SETTERS CLINIC

FOR GIRLS IN 15,16, & 17 AGE GROUPS

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

At the Lancaster Convention Center Courts

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15U Clinician: Nicole Reiley (Former Division I Setter and Coach)

16U Clinician: Annie Herman (Former Division I Setter and Coach)

17U Clinician: Randy Syracuse (Former International Setter and Coach)

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HOW TO REGISTER: You must register in advance. Simply send an email to

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . In the SUBJECT box put your NAME and

AGE LEVEL (example : Mary Smith(15U)). Inside the email put only your NAME,

AGE LEVEL, CLUB and TELEPHONE NUMBER. Only one participant will be

accepted per email ( If two players wish to register it will require separate

emails ).

 

You will be notified by email whether you have been accepted, rejected, or

are on standby status. Acceptance is based on date of application. This clinic is

limited to 60 participants (20 at each age level).

 

NOTE : THIS IS AN EXTREMELY POPULAR CLINIC AND FILLS QUICKLY

EVERY YEAR. INTERESTED PLAYERS SHOULD THEREFORE REGISTER

AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.

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MIDDLE HITTERS CLINIC

FREE

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

At the Marriott Convention Center Courts

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Lead Clinician : MISSY MCLINDEN

(Former member --- US Women’s National Team)

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HOW TO REGISTER: You must register in advance. Simply send an email to

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . In the SUBJECT box put your NAME and

AGE LEVEL (example : Katie Burns(16U)). Inside the email put only your NAME,

AGE LEVEL, CLUB and TELEPHONE NUMBER. Only one participant will be

accepted per email ( If two players wish to register it will require separate

emails).

 

You will be notified by email whether you have been accepted, rejected, or

are on standby status. Acceptance is based on date of application. This clinic is

limited to 22 participants.

 

NOTE : THIS CLINIC FILLs FAST EVERY YEAR SO REGISTER EARLY.

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FREE !

OPPOSITE (RIGHT SIDE HITTER) CLINIC

FOR GIRLS IN 15 AND 16 AGE GROUPS

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00 PM to 8:30PM

At the Marriott Convention Center Courts

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Lead Clinician : Kate Woffindin

(Former Division I Right-Side hitter and Coach)

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HOW TO REGISTER: You must register in advance. Simply send an email to

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . In the SUBJECT box put your NAME and

AGE LEVEL (example : Mary Smith(15U)). Inside the email put only your NAME,

AGE LEVEL, CLUB and TELEPHONE NUMBER. Only one participant will be

accepted per email ( If two players wish to register it will require separate

emails ).

 

You will be notified by email whether you have been accepted, rejected, or

are on standby status. Acceptance is based on date of application. This clinic is

limited to 22 participants.

 

NOTE : THIS IS A NEW CLINIC. HOWEVER, OUR CLINICS FILL VERY QUICKLY.

INTERESTED PLAYERS SHOULD REGISTER EARLY.

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FREE PARENT’S CLINIC

* No Reservations needed *

Back by popular demand --- Don’t miss this one !!!

Learn the DI, DII & DIII “ropes” on

COLLEGE RECRUITMENT

(From a coach’s perspective)

How to market the player, What coaches are looking for,

Recruitment rules and regulations, Clearing House Info, etc.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

Two Sessions

11:00 AM

or

4:00 PM

(Note: Both sessions cover the same topics. They have been split to accommodate parents whose daughters play in either morning or afternoon pools. Both sessions will be followed with a question and answer period.)

 

LOCATION:

SPOOKY NOOK SPORTS COMPLEX

2913 Spooky Nook Rd, Manheim, PA 17545

(Ask at Spooky’s front desk for directions to the meeting room 2A for  the “Parents Recruitment Seminar”)

 

 

Clinician: Bob Bertucci, D1 VB Coach (Lehigh U)

Clinician: Dan Kreiger, D2 VB Coach (Lock Haven U)

Clinician: Randall Kreider, D3 VB Coach (Elizabethtown )

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  WE ARE SORRY BUT DO TO NCAA REGULATIONS PLAYERS MAY NOT ATTEND
THIS CLINIC.

Learn the ropes on Recruitment

(From a coaches perspective) D-1 D-2 and D-3 coaches represented

How to market the player

What Coaches are looking for

Recruitment rules and regulations

Clearing House Information etc.

Outline of Topics*

NCAA Eligibility Center:

  • What is it
  • When to sign up
  • What is the cost
  • Where to sign up
  • What information is needed
  • Why is it important

NAIA Eligibility Center

Student-Athlete Academic Requirements

ACT Test Information

SAT Test Information

Differences:

NCAA Division I
NCAA Division II
NCAA Division III
NAIA

Recruitment Terminology
(qualifier, partial qualifier, non-qualifier, etc.)Recruitment Rules

Official and Non-Official Visits

What Collegiate Coaches are looking for in a player

Marketing the player

SPECIAL - Athlete Vision presentation at the end

Financial Aid

QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD