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An AthLeader’s Journey: Sisy Chen’s Drive to Break Gender Norms and Represent Her Heritage

November 15th, 2019|Awards, Blog, Members, Players|

During high school, Sisy realized that she wanted to take volleyball more seriously, so she decided to play club with Chicago Elite Volleyball Club. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Sisy's heritage has always played a big role in her life. Coupled with her passion for STEM, Sisy developed a desire to give back to her own community, as well as empower young girls to pursue their interests in STEM and break gender norms. Read Sisy's inspiring journey here.

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An AthLeader’s Journey: Sisy Chen’s Drive to Break Gender Norms and Represent Her Heritage

November 15th, 2019|Awards, Blog, Members, Players|

During high school, Sisy realized that she wanted to take volleyball more seriously, so she decided to play club with Chicago Elite Volleyball Club. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Sisy's heritage has always played a big role in her life. Coupled with her passion for STEM, Sisy developed a desire to give back to her own community, as well as empower young girls to pursue their interests in STEM and break gender norms. Read Sisy's inspiring journey here.

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Train for Competition Beyond the Ball

October 30th, 2019|Blog, Coaching, Fitness/Mental Training, Parents, Players|

To fully prepare athletes for competition, coaches should be training the mind along with training the physical aspects of the game. A team's physical performance is a direct reflection of the quality of physical training. A team's mental readiness is a direct reflection of the emphasis placed on training the mind. Here are five ways to begin to train your team beyond the ball.

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6 Ways to Keep Parents Actively Involved in Your Club

November 11th, 2019|Blog, Club Director, Parents|

Club Directors and club staff wear many hats throughout the club season, and oftentimes are juggling tasks that can be assigned to parent volunteers. Finding way to involve parents can not only take tasks off of the club director's plate, but also allow the Head Coach and Assistant Coach to focus more on player development, planning practice, and managing the team. Here are six ways to incorporate parent volunteers this season.

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