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ODR Sponsored CAP Clinic

CAP I and CAP II Course in Richmond VA, DEC 2 - 3, 2017 Old Dominion Region knows how important coaching education is for the athletes and the region.  We have fantastic cadre that represent many programs in our volleyball world.  There is an initial upfront cost for the course that will be reimbursed up to $100 out of pocket for the attendee once proof of certification is received by ODR Director of Education, Andy Pai.  The timing of the course allows you to gain knowledge of Junior Programs, Men's volleyball, Sitting volleyball and in the US.  Ask your club director for an advance on registration so that you may have more knowledge to better the club after the course and repay them two-fold. Location: St Catherine's School, 6001 Grove Ave, Richmond VA 23226Schedule (Tentative): CAP I and II check-in will be at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning with the first session starting at 8 a.m. Sunday's sessions start at 8 a.m. and will conclude no later than 4 p.m. that afternoon. You will have the opportunity to register for CAP I & CAP II or for modules to attend only on Sunday.  CAP III ODR members are invited for free to continue your volleyball education and have an ad-hoc "Cadre in Training" weekend. You will be asked to sign in to your ODR Membership to complete your registration.  If you are lapse-no worries-register for membership and CAP Course. Register CAP I Register CAP II Modules only on Sunday

Girls 18s JNC Results

Congratulations to Coastal 18 Blue on Winning the Silver Bracket at the USAV Girls JNC in Dallas April 21-23. The finished the tournament with a 7-2 record. The see their Match results follow this link. Coastal 18 Blue match Record

Online CAP I course

Wish you could be there, but can't travel to the CAP I course at the 2017 USAV HP Coaches' Clinic?! You still can! USAV Education has just announced that the CAP Level I Course will be Live Streamed on Feb 8-9, 2017 from the US Olympic Training Center! For more information go here: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Calendar/2017/February/08/CAP-I-Live-Stream-HP-Clinic. USAV Members wishing to register, please use this link: http://bit.ly/2kkYwmD Non-USAV Members, please use this link: http://bit.ly/2jjkZ1M All classroom an on-court sessions will be streamed live on Wed Feb 8th from 8 am to 10 pm MT, and continue on Thursday Feb 9th from 8 am to 5 pm. Students will submit their Favorite Drill, Coaching Philosophy worksheet and Code of Ethics form. And after the live streamed course students will attend a live Drill Sharing Webinar (date & time TBD) to receive feedback from Cadre on their Drill submissions, and conclude with an on-line exam. Attendees must have completed an IMPACT certification to be eligible to register for this live streamed course, and must complete a USAV Background Screening in order to become certified. Register now to reserve your spot in this CAP I virtual classroom! Check out this video:

Old Dominion Region Annual Meeting

The Old Dominion Region Volleyball Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM at RVC North located at 2921 Byrdhill Road in Richmond, VA. The meeting is open to all members of the Old Dominion Region. Primary staff members of the region will present reports and we will vote to elect three members to the Board of Directors (three year term). If you wish to self-nominate yourself for one of the Board of Director positions or if you wish to nominate another region member to one of those positions please provide the name to Bob Kyle, ODRVA Vice-President, at officials@ODRVB.org . Although we will accept additional nominations from the floor, we request that you provide nominations by Thursday July 7 to facilitate preparation of election documents. Thank You. Bob Kyle ODR Vice President

Congratulations to 2016 USA Volleyball Open National Championship Participants

The Old Dominion Region had two teams win their respective division from this years USA Volleyball Open National Championships held in Orlando. Cameltosies won the Women's A Division by going undefeated for the tournament. RVC-Lemons won the Women's B Division also going undefeated for the tournament. Other top ODR team finishes. Mama's Sauce-Men's AA finished 3rd Congratulations to all!

Coaches B-CAP I Hybrid Clinic

The Old Dominion Region is hosting a Beach b-Cap I level Hybrid Coaches clinic in Virginia Beach June 25th. Please see the attached flyer or visit http://bit.ly/ODR-BCAPHybrid  

Coastal 18 Blue Finishes 5th at USAV Girls JNC

Congratulation to Coastal 18 Blue who competed in the USAV Girls Junior National Championship April 29-May 1 in Milwaukee, WI. They finished 5th out of 48 teams, it was the highest finish by an ODR team since 2007 when we had a team finish 3rd. Please visit Coastal's website for more information.

USAV Girls 18s National Championship

USA Volleyball will be live streaming on six courts (1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 9) of the USA Volleyball Girls’ 18s Junior National Championships, including both the championship courts (1, 2). http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2016-Girls-JNC/Girls-18-Championships

2016 Open National Championships – Housing scholarship

USA Volleyball, with the support of THS, is proud to offer housing scholarships for teams participating at the Open National Championships.  Please share this information with your Adult teams, especially those you know may have need for housing assistance. Individual players are allowed apply for scholarship, regardless of the financial status of the entire team (this is applicable only to the Open National Championships applicants). Housing Scholarship Qualification – ADULT TEAMS To apply for a housing scholarship, a team or individual on a team, must follow the steps below: Fill out and submit the housing scholarship application. Submit a letter describing your need for financial assistance OR a letter of recommendation from your Region. Submit proof of income for the last 3 months. Previous year’s tax receipts may be substituted in lieu of proof of income. We are then going to consider regionally nominated teams or teams that get assistance from your region.  Those types of applications must be accompanied with a letter of recommendation from the Region. If applications surpass the amount of scholarships available, proven need applicants will be given priority. Please see the link file for more information. 2016Opens_HousingScholarshipApp

ODR Girls 18’s Region Bid Tournament

The Old Dominion Region has announced the site and day for the 2016 Girls Bid Tournament With USA Volleyball holding their 18's Championship in late April/early May it has required the region to hold their Bid tournament earlier as well. The 2016 event will be held at Virginia Wesleyan College on February 28th.  Tournament registration will be on AES and all teams participating in the ODR 18's Bid tournament must also pre-register for the 2016 GJNC. The check for GJNC must be submitted with your ODR Bid tournament registration and entry fee to the region.