Congratulations to the 20 student-athletes awarded as the 2016 JVA AthLeaders for outstanding academic achievement and leadership, as well as involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service.

As an organization committed to the growth and development of junior volleyball, we value the commitment and achievement of our JVA players. This year we selected 20 female junior volleyball players competing for JVA member clubs and these honorees truly represent what it means to be a well-rounded student-athlete.

The JVA AthLeaders were nominated by a JVA Club Director during the month of April. All nominees were freshman, sophomores or juniors in high school during the 2015-2016 school year.

Recipients of this award were presented with a trophy at the JVA Midyear meeting during the AAU National Championships in Orlando, FL.

Abby Brooks
Abby Brooks2017 Outside Hitter
Huntsville, AL
4.13 GPA
Madeline Altmann
Madeline Altmann2019 Opposite/Right Side
Minnesota Select
Maple Grove, MN
4.0 GPA
Chyna Bacchus
Chyna Bacchus2019 Setter
Milwaukee Sting VBC
Milwaukee, WI
4.0 GPA
Cyrena Bedoian
Cyrena Bedoian 2017 Setter
Axis Elite Volleyball Academy
Simpsonville, SC
4.7 GPA
Kylie Cochran
Kylie Cochran2017 Libero/Defense Specialist
Louisville, KY
4.0 GPA
Aasha Dave
Aasha Dave2017 Middle Blocker
Sports Performance
Aurora, IL
4.4 GPA
Colleen DeLisle
Colleen DeLisle2019 Opposite/Right Side
Milwaukee Sting VBC
Milwaukee, WI
3.7 GPA
Taylor Fisher
Taylor Fisher2017 Libero/Defense Specialist
Adrenaline Volleyball Academy
Hiawatha, IA
4.079 GPA
Elizabeth Ford
Elizabeth Ford2019 Outside Hitter
Sports Performance
Aurora, IL
4.35 GPA
Iris Holman
Iris Holman2017 Setter
Minnesota Select
Maple Grove, MN
4.0 GPA
Ruchika Kamojjala
Ruchika Kamojjala2019 Opposite/Right Side
Minnesota Select
Maple Grove, MN
4.0 GPA
Karina Kling
Karina Kling2017 Middle Blocker
1st Alliance Volleyball
Chicago, IL
4.67 GPA
Elizabeth LaBue
Elizabeth LaBue2018 Libero/Defense Specialist
Sports Performance
Aurora, IL
3.55 GPA
Lily Landis
Lily Landis2018 Setter
Club 43
Hopkinds, MN
3.8 GPA
Ann Loncorich
Ann Loncorich2018 Setter
Minnesota Select
Maple Grove, MN
3.81 GPA

Francesca Macchiavello
Francesca Macchiavello2017 Libero/Defense Specialist
Lexington United
Lexington, KY
4.76 GPA
Katie Mather
Katie Mather2019 Setter
1st Alliance VBC
Chicago IL
4.6 GPA
Breland Morrissette
Breland Morrissette2018 Middle Blocker
Southern Performance Volleyball Club
Birmingham, AL
3.9 GPA
Peyton Rogers
Peyton Rogers2018 Setter
Axis Elite Volleyball Academy
Simpsonville, SC
4.0 GPA
Alexis Tomlin
Alexis Tomlin2018 Middle Blocker
Grand Strand Juniors
Myrtle Beach, SC
5.16 GPA