Conference Schedule

 

**Conference schedule subject to change.  Updated 4/28/14.

Thursday, May 1                     
7:00 am  - 7:00 pm AVCA Registration Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC Foyer
     
8:00 am - 1:30 pm  Data Project User Course  Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC 
     
2:00 - 3:15 pm Practical Applications of Coaching Theory
Shelton Collier, Women's Head Coach, Wingate University
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
3:30 - 5:00 pm The X's & O's of Communication: Strategies to Make You More Effective
Kelly Sheffield, Women's Head Coach, University of Wisconsin
Sue Medley, Gladjean Consulting, Inc.

Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
6 pm & 8 pm NCAA DI/DII Men's National Championship Semi Final Matches Loyola University Chicago
Gentile Arena

Friday, May 2                                                         Classroom Sessions  
6:00 - 7:00 am Sweatworking Session (FREE for SC attendees)  CANCELLED  
     
8:00 am - 6:00 pm AVCA Registration Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC Foyer
     
8:30 - 9:15 am Preparing Your Team for an Opponent
Anne Kordes, Women's Head Coach, University of Louisville
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
9:15 - 10:00 am  Communication: From Team Room to Gym
Kevin Hambly, Women's Head Coach, University of Illinois
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC 
     
10:00 - 10:10 am  Break with Exhibitors  
     
10:10 - 11:00 am Coaching Men/Coaching Women: Similarities and Differences
Hugh McCutcheon, Women's Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
 

Using Free or Low Cost Tech Tools to Help You Succeed
Sharon Clark, Women's Head Coach, Butler University

Doubletree North Shore 
Zurich Room
     
11:00 am - Noon General Session: Why We Win
Pete Hanson, Men's Head Coach, Ohio State University
Mark Pavlik, Men's Head Coach, Penn State University
John Speraw, Men's Head Coach, U.S. National Team & UCLA
Charlie Sullivan, Men's Head Coach, Springfield College

Moderator: Sam Shweisky, Men's Head Coach, Princeton Univesity
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch provided by the AVCA / Visit with Exhibitors Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
1:00 - 1:50 pm The Foundations of Coaching: The Why and What of our Profession
Hugh McCutcheon, Women's Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
2:00  - 2:50 pm Semi-final Match Analysis - Final Match Scouting Report
Dan Friend, Men's Head Coach, Lewis University
Joel Walton, Men's Head Coach, Ball State University
Doubletree North Shore
Zurich Room
  Using DISC to Improve Performance: Strategies for Training & Competition
Kelly Sheffield, Women's Head Coach, University of Wisconsin
Sue Medley, Gladjean Consulting, Inc. 
Doubletree North Shore
Versailles ABC
     
3:00 - 5:00 pm Afternoon Activity (Optional) - Guided Group Bike Ride  CANCELLED  
     
6:00 - 8:00 pm Networking Reception with AVCA Exhibitors Doubletree North Shore
Monaco Ballroom

Saturday, May 3                                                          Court Sessions  
6:00 - 7:00 am Sweatworking Session (FREE for SC attendees)  CANCELLED  
     
8:00 am - Noon AVCA Registration Evanston Township H.S.
     
9:00 - 9:50 am Playing the Game to Create Swings
Kevin Hambly, Women's Head Coach, University of Illinois
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym
     
10:00 - 10:50 am Teaching Movement Skills
Cheryl Butler, Sports Performance Volleyball Club
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym
 

Serving to Score
Jen DeJarld, Girls' Head Coach, Mother McAuley High School

Evanston Township H.S. 
Auxiliary Gym 1
  Providing Video Feedback to Improve Skills
David Kniffin, Men's Head Coach, UC Irvine
Evanston Township H.S. 
Auxiliary Gym 2
     
10:50 - 11:00 am Morning Break / Visit with Exhibitors Evanston Township H.S.
     
11:00 - 11:50 am Swing Blocking & Team Blocking Strategies
Joel Walton, Men's Head Coach, Ball State University
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym
 

Scouting Opponents, simple charts & stats to help you analyze performance
Rob Ridenour, Boys & Girls Head Coach, Barrington High School

Evanston Township H.S. 
Auxiliary Gym 2
     
Noon - 1 pm Lunch on your own / Visit with Exhibitors Evanston Township H.S.
     
1:00 - 1:50 pm Ball Control Drills
Jen Fry, Women's Assistant Coach, Elon University
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym
 

Defense that lowers your Opponent's Hitting Percentage
Kelly Sheffield, Women's Head Coach, University of Wisconsin

Evanston Township H.S. 
Auxiliary Gym 2
     
2:00 - 2:50 pm Teaching the Boy Brain
Abby Hasebroock, Boys' Head Coach, Mt. Carmel High School
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym
  Program Development
Lisa Martinez, Girls' Head Coach, Hinsdale South High School 
Evanston Township H.S. 
Auxiliary Gym 2
     
2:50 - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break / Visit with Exhibitors Evanston Township H.S.
     
3:00 - 3:50 pm Ten Tweaks to get your Setter to the Next Level
Courtney DeBolt Slinko, All-American Setter
Evanston Township H.S.
Auxiliary Gym 1
  Developing Back Court Options
Charlie Sullivan, Men's Head Coach, Springfield College 
Evanston Township H.S.
Beardsley Gym 
 

 

 
4:30 - 6:00 pm     

Championship Match Happy Hour      

Bar 63
     
7:00 pm NCAA Men's DI-DII Volleyball National Championship Match Loyola University Chicago
Gentile Arena
 
 
 
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