Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association


MaxPreps final Xcellent 50 High School Girls Volleyball National Rankings (12/28/2009)
Kentucky's Mercy Academy, Assumption and Sacred Heart make the cut.

Deja McClendon


Dupont Manual's Deja McClendon represented the state of Kentucky on Team White.




AVCA Announces 2009-10 Under Armour Girls High School All-America Teams (11/29/2009)

Kentucky's Deja McClendon earns First Team honors.  McClendon's teammate Dessire Wilkerson is selected honorable mention.


2009 MaxPreps/AVCA Kentucky High School Players of the Week

October 26, 2009 - Courtney Smith, Greenwood High School
October 19, 2009 - Kristen Heil, Bethlehem High SchoolMaxPreps
October 12, 2009 - Shauna Stone, Nelson County High School
October 5, 2009 - Jordan Rickert, Holy Cross High School
September 28, 2009 - Cydni Carney, North Hopkins High School
September 21, 2009 - Castile Casey, Christian County High School
September 14, 2009 - Brooke Jones, Notre Dame Academy
September 8, 2009 - Lynsey Hazelwood, Holy Cross High School
August 31, 2009 - Beth Anders, East Ridge High School
August 24, 2009 - Lauren O'Conner, Scott High School 
August 17, 2009 - Kelsey Jones, Allen Central High School


AVCA Recognizes a Record 409 Teams for Academic Excellence (7/21/2009) 
Among the record-setting number of recipients for this year's award were the following Kentucky high school teams:

  • Bethlehem High School, Coach William Smith
  • Henry Clay High School, Coach Dale Grupe
  • Larry A. Ryle High School, Coach Tasha Tanner-Lovins


2008 Victory Club Recipients

200 Wins - Matthew Long, Beechwood High School
200 Wins - Larry Maynard, Allen Central High School
200 Wins - Holly Whittinghill, Greenwood High School
700 Wins - Ron Kordes, Assumption High School


Todd Garvey

AVCA Announces 2008 National High School Coaches of the Year
Mercy Academy's Todd Garvey will lead Team Black in the inaugural Under Armour All-America High School Volleyball Match on December 21 at Qwest Center Omaha.



Under Armour


2008-09 Under Armour All-America High School Team Announced (11/19/2008)
48 student-athletes representing 23 different states chosen for the third annual award including Kentucky stand-out Casey Garvey.



2008 AVCA/MaxPreps Kentucky High School Players of the Week

October 27, 2008 - Taylor Queen, Christian County High SchoolMaxPreps
October 20, 2008 - Molly Kennedy, Larue County High School
October 13, 2008 - Jenna Hess, Henderson County High School
October 6, 2008 - Courtney Smith, Greenwood High School
September 29, 2008 - Anna Benjamin, Fort Campbell High School
September 22, 2008 - Kelsey Villwock, Central Hardin High School
September 15, 2008 - Molly Kennedy, Larue County High School.
September 8, 2008 - Shelby Worthington, Greenwood High School


2007-08 AVCA Team Academic Award Recipients

  • Henry Clay High School, Coach Dale Grupe