Conference Schedule

 

Last Updated April 15th, 2011

 

ASC = American Sports Centers, Anaheim, CA. All times are Pacific Time.

Click on session titles for their descriptions.

Thursday, May 12
 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  AVCA Registration Doubletree Hotel
California Foyer
 
 
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Data Project User Course
($225 value, free to Conference attendees)

Doubletree Hotel
Malibu Room
Jenni Hirneisen, Data Project
 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Sand Volleyball Course

(click here for information)

Long Beach, CA

Jon Aharoni, USA Volleyball

Angela Rock, Southwestern College

 
 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. AVCA Registration Doubletree Hotel
California Foyer
 
 
 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Opening Night Reception Doubletree Hotel
California Ballroom
 
 
Friday, May 13 
 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  AVCA Registration Doubletree Hotel
California Foyer
For attendees staying at the Doubletree
 8:00 a.m.
    and
 8:30 a.m.                  Shuttle Departure times from Doubletree Hotel to American Sports Centers 

 8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

AVCA Registration  American Sports Centers (ASC) For local attendees driving themselves
 

A Teaching Practice with the National Teams

 9:00 - 10:20 a.m. "Training and Feedback for Optimal Performance" 
Teaching Practice with the U.S. Women's Team
ASC Court Hugh McCutcheon & Karch Kiraly, U.S. Women's National Team
 
 10:30 - Noon  "Training and Feedback for Optimal Performance" 
Teaching Practice with the U.S. Men's Team
ASC Court Alan Knipe &
Gary Sato
, U.S. Men's National Team 
 
 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided by the AVCA ASC   
 

 On-Court Sessions: Position-Specific Developments & New Training Methods

 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.  "Training Your Setter for Effectiveness and Efficiency: New Ways to Teach an Old Skill"  ASC Court Brian Gimmillaro, Long Beach State 
 
 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.  "Training the Libero: Who, How, and Why a Good One is Critical to Success" ASC Court  Gary Sato, U.S. Men's National Team
 
 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.  "Training the Opposite: When You Don't Have a Clay Stanley or Destinee Hooker, How To Make This Position an Effective Part of Your Offense" ASC Court  John Kosty, Stanford University
 
 4:00 - 4:50 p.m.  "Serving and Passing: International Trends and Ways to Make American Players More Proficient"  ASC Court  Karch Kiraly, U.S. Women's National Team
 
 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Networking Party with National Team Staffs Doubletree Hotel
Atrium & Pool/Patio Area
 
 
Saturday, May 14
 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. AVCA Registration Doubletree Hotel
California Foyer
 
 

 Classroom Sessions: Match Preparation & Tactical Analysis

 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. "Scouting an Opponent: What YOU Need to Know" Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan
Robert Patrick, University of Tennessee
 
 9:45 - 10:30 a.m. "Presenting a Game Plan: Essential Information and Avoiding Overload" Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan
Anne Kordes, University of Louisville
 
 11:00 a.m. - Noon "Adapting Defensive Systems to the Women's Game" Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan
Hugh McCutcheon & Karch Kiraly, U.S. Women's National Team
 
 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own    
 

 Afternoon Workshops: Applications for YOUR Team!

 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Workshop:
"Drills for Solving Specific Problems: Serving, Passing, Setting, Hitting, Blocking, Digging"

Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan

Cecile Reynaud
Florida State University

 
 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Workshop:
"Score More Points: Line-Up Optimization and Being Creative with Systems and Players' Strengths and Weaknesses"

Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan

Kyle Mashima
Rotate 123 

 
 2:50 - 3:00 p.m. Closing & Evaluations Doubletree Hotel
Hermosa, Huntington, & Manhattan 
 
 
 
 
 
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