AVP Academy Partners with Northwest Juniors Elite Volleyball Club to Open Academy Location in Seattle Area
AVP Academy continues to grow the sport of beach volleyball, expanding it's training program in the Seattle Area in partnership with the Northwest Juniors Elite Volleyball Club. AVP Academy is the AVP's player development program helping all ages connect to the AVP's mission of "inspiring healthy lifestyles and a lifelong connection to the sport of beach volleyball in youth and their families."
Newport Beach, CA, May 19, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Beginning in May of 2017, the AVP Academy will begin implementing a Beach Volleyball training program for local area youth athletes interested in pursuing one of the fastest growing NCAA sports with Northwest Juniors Elite Volleyball Club (“NW Juniors Elite VBC”) as part of the the AVP Academy’s initiative to grow the sport.
AVP Academy’s training program is part of a successful approach to the sport of Beach Volleyball by evolving the total athlete through specific Training Modules, Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Strength and Conditioning programs developed by pro and Olympic coaches. This approach is transforming beach players throughout the game at all levels from beginners to professionals.
“We’re excited to be giving Seattle Area athletes more exposure to the Beach Volleyball game as well as coaching and programming developed at the highest levels. Additionally, we believe that the AVP Academy provides all athletes with better understanding of the types of academic and career paths that can be available to them,” said Scott Davenport, Managing Director, of the AVP Academy. “We view this training program as an investment in the future of the sport and are thrilled to be helping players develop the skills and knowledge they can use to succeed throughout life. Also, AVP Academy also provides the opportunity to develop elite players from beginners through the best training and credentials to fill the increasingly popular sport of beach volleyball.”"We're excited to be giving Seattle Area athletes more exposure to the Beach Volleyball game as well as coaching and programming developed at the highest levels. Additionally, we believe that the AVP Academy provides all athletes with better understanding of the types of academic and career paths that can be available to them."
The program, which is open to all junior players regardless of indoor club affiliation, launches in May at the NW Juniors Elite VBC’s Bottega Fitness beach facility in Snohomish, Wash.. The program will be ramping up with the approach of the AVP Seattle Open Pro Tour Event June 22 - 25 at Lake Sammamish State Park as well as NW Juniors Elite VBC’s Grand Prix tournament series held at Alki Beach and Bottega Fitness in Snohomish throughout June and July.
“Partnering with AVP Academy will give NW Juniors Elite VBC a unique opportunity to make sure that our athletes have an experience that can help better prepare them for their future in the sport,” said Joseph Tassia, president, President of NW Volleyball Foundation. “Our goal for the training program is to help athletes apply the volleyball skills they are learning playing indoor to sport of beach volleyball and, ultimately, allowing to compete on the sand at the youth level, in college or even at the pro level. We want our athletes to be able to have every opportunity to continue playing the sport they love and since it is a lifetime sport with endless advances, this initiative helps them obtain that.’”
About AVP Academy
AVP Academy is the AVP’s nationwide, dedicated youth and collegiate level player development program to help players in all age groups connect to the AVP’s mission of “inspiring healthy lifestyles and a lifelong connection to the sport of beach volleyball in youth and their families.” The program combines components of beach volleyball training with sports psychology, nutrition and strength and conditioning to provide our players with the highest level of training possible.
About Northwest Juniors Elite Volleyball Club
Northwest Juniors Elite Volleyball Club provides volleyball instruction to junior girls ages 10-18 in the greater Puget Sound area. NW Juniors Elite VBC has two locations: the Eastside and Northend. NW Juniors is a member of USA Volleyball and is also an Under Armour sponsored club. NWJRS Elite VBC is operated by Northwest Volleyball Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation Registered in the State of Washington.
Source: AVP Academy