The JVA recognizes coaches, directors and club staff who have been active in junior volleyball for at least 20 years by honoring them with the JVA Junior Club Service Award.

Nominations accepted November 1-30

Honor your club staff with the Junior Club Service Award.

The growth of our sport, along with the consistent success of the JVA would not exist without the dedication and loyalty of the coaches, club directors and administrators of JVA member clubs. The Junior Club Service Award acknowledges these individuals who have served junior volleyball for at least 20 years. As an organization committed to the growth and development of junior volleyball, we value the commitment and achievement of our JVA coaches and club directors. Individuals will be honored at 20+ and 30+ year milestones.

Congratulations to the 2022 JVA Junior Club Service Award Recipients!

First NameLast NameClubRoleYears of Service
JerryAldridgeAVA of TexasTraining Director / Head Coach22
KimberlyArgiri-SloneMonsters Volleyball ClubMaster trainer and Coach25
JenniferBaklenkoOaks Volleyball ClubHead Coach Oaks 16-Gold33
RamonBorreroSky HighLead Coach26
KellyEmersonNorth Alabama Spikers’ AssociationCo- Director24
StaceyFergusonTwin Rivers Volleyball ClubCoach22
James (Jim)FreemanTriangle Volleyball ClubResource Coach (first year stepping back from Head coaching since 2004)31
Lisa “Cheeks”HormannTeam PineappleVolunteer Coach30
ChasKennedyTop Flight Volleyball Club230
GeoffKiesslingDallas Premier VBCDirector and Coach30
PhillipLaQuintaMemphis Metro VBCMaster’s Coach22
BeverlyLinebergerTriangle Volleyball ClubHead Coach, Triangle 13 Black26
SherryLookerSouthern Minnesota VolleyballHead Coach/Board Member/Club Secretary22
ChuckMorrisChampion Volleyball Club15 National Head Coach38
JitkaOkolicanyMemphis Metro VolleyballFounder27
RochellOttoOne WisconsinSite Director and Coach24
DanPalmerMidAmerica Volleyball Association (MAVA)Club Director30
JackPettyChapel Hill Area Volleyball ClubCurrently: Chairman of the Board of Directors24
GlennPikeMidAmerica Volleyball Association (MAVA)Owner22
BlakeRawlinsVCNebraskaAssociate Director23
JacquelineRichardsNASA VolleyballHead Coach, Practice Scheduler, and Travel Coordinator22
MichelleRizanLouisiana VolleyballOffice Manager, Tournament Director, Tournament Board of Directors, Club Liaison and overall Amazing Woman!23
JenniferWebbAVA of Texas15 Adidas Assistant Coach22
KynetteWilliamsPhoenix Rising Volleyball ClubExecutive Director21
JeffZimmermanProdigy VolleyballDirector23
FrancisShawClub CatalystDirector/Coach26

Below is more information about the JVA Junior Club Service Award.

  • Eligibility:

    Any active junior volleyball coach, administrator or Club Director who is a part of a JVA member club is eligible for this award. The nominee needs to have served junior volleyball as a coach, administrator or club director for at least 20 cumulative years. There is no limit or requirement on the number of clubs the nominee has been affiliated with.

  • Nomination Process:

    Nominations will be accepted November 1-30th. Any individual 18 or older who is affiliated with a JVA member club can nominate.

  • Selection Process:

    All those who are nominated and meet the eligibility requirements will be awarded.

  • 431 sports logo

    This award is presented by 431 Sports, the Official Team Dealer of the JVA that offers the best product selection, customer service and exclusive benefits and rewards to volleyball clubs.

  • Recognition:

    Honorees will be presented with a JVA honor of achievement and certificate at the JVA Annual Meeting during the JVA Club Management Track on Wednesday, December 13th at 4:45pm EST during the AVCA Convention in Omaha, NE. Recipients will also receive a $75 gift card plus free shipping to shop at on behalf of 431 Sports, as well as a certificate and nominal gift from the JVA.

Past JVA Junior Club Service Award Winners

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