Entries by Jackie Cline

Don’t Be the “Thumbs Up Dad”

Every time Suzie touches the volleyball, whether she gets an ace or messes up the play, she looks up at her dad. When she makes an error, Dad gives her a calming hand gesture and mouths the words, “It’s OK.” When she rocks the play, he gives her that iconic thumbs up with the ecstatic […]

Lauren Sampson: College Connections

Lauren Sampson, an Elite Alumni, just finished her Freshman season at Gannon University. She came back home for Christmas Break with some recommendations and insight for our younger players looking to compete at the next level. Gannon University is a Division II School located in Pennsylvania. Lauren was able to make a significant impact for […]

For the Love of the Game

A stranger comes to your door. He hands you and your family $200,000 cash. He says this is for your daughter to help her get her life started right. He also suggests that she meet some of his connections. These connections are very successful business owners, corporate leaders, or experts in their field. He explains […]

Game Changer

If you are ever at a convention center volleyball tournament, take a moment to walk over to the 10 and Under – 12 and Under courts. As you mosey into this area, you will feel as if you are getting taller, but the nets are actually getting shorter. The ball is different also. Pick one […]

EliteVBTC Continues to Grow

Elite Volleyball Training Center is proud to announce that we will be reinstating our satellite club, Elite Juniors. Elite Juniors will be home to regional teams in the 11-14’s age groups. Tryouts will be at Elite Volleyball Training Center, but practices will be held at the Ball House in Plain City, OH. The program director […]