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.

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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.

Congratulations to the 2022 JVA Junior Club Service Award Recipients!

Rick Pruett MVP United (Midwest Volleyball Power)North Sioux City, SD
Eric WachterhauserMonsters VolleyballMacomb, MI
Bob O'NeilEmpire Volleyball ClubSanta Rosa, CA
Jenna HintonTriangle Volleyball ClubMorrisville, NC
Mike DodrillMuncianaYorktown, IN
Carrie PowellCarolina Union Volleyball ClubCharlotte, NC
Mary SoapesEnergy Volleyball ClubNiles, IL
Pancho AlvarezMuncianaYorktown, IN
Holly RichardsNASA VolleyballHuntsville, AL
Lee LambProspectsHIEwa Beach, HI
Chip WillMichigan Volleyball AcademyGrand Rapids, MI
Doug LevineNYC Juniors VolleyballBrooklyn, NY
Kelly DelacherMichigan Volleyball AcademyGrand Rapids, MI
Gary BynonLakeside Volleyball ClubGlenville, NY
Michael ScahillPittsburgh Elite VolleyballEmsworth, PA
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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.

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    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 14th at 4:45pm CST 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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