2015 GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE INDOOR PROGRAMS
GEVA USA High Performance is the sole Sanctioned USA Volleyball High Performance Program in the GEVA Region. The Program allows our region to train and compete under the USA Volleyball National HP Program umbrella. We duplicate the programs, training, and concepts athletes from across the nation can receive if they make a USA Volleyball National Program camp or team. The Mission of the Garden Empire Volleyball Association (GEVA) Regional HP Program is to provide additional and unique development opportunities for the Region’s Elite Junior Volleyball Athletes as well as to the Region’s Elite and Aspiring Volleyball Coaches. We operate in full compliance with the USA Volleyball National Team Athlete Development Philosophy. Coaches are selected through an open application process. Athletes are selected through a multi-tiered competitive selection process in compliance with USA Volleyball National Team Development Standards. There are NO restrictions on the number of Coaches or Athletes allowed participating from any given Team, Club, School or other Organization. The Program has NO Team, Club, Organizational Alliances or Affiliations other than the Garden Empire Volleyball Association (GEVA) and The National High Performance Championships.
GEVA HIGH PERFORMANCE TRYOUT AND CAMP BIDS:
Bidding for the opportunity to provide facilities, for tryouts, and or the opportunity to provide facilities housing and meals for the GEVA High Performance Program. You can bid on one or more sections of the program, Tryouts and Training Camp, or Selection Camp only.
If you feel you can provide a facility for us please fill out the application on the top right of the page after reading the rest of the 2015 GEVA HP Bid Informational Program.
The High Performance Championships is one of USA Volleyball’s flagship events. The 100+ team event features tournaments for both boys and girls that include teams from USA Volleyball Region HP teams, International teams and teams from the USA Volleyball High Performance pipeline. Past International teams have included: Brazil, Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Puerto Rico. The 2014 HP Championships will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma from July 22-26, 2014.
YES WE DO COMPETE: IN RECENT YEARS GEVA TEAMS CONSITANTLY FINISH IN THE TOP 25%. IN 2013 GEVA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FINISHED 5TH IN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, DEFEATING ALL OF OUR INTERNATIONAL OPPONENTS AND BEING THE ONLY TEAM TO DEFEAT THE EVENTUAL CHAMPION.
PLEASE NOTE: THESE ARE INTERNATIONAL AGE GROUPS.
THEY ARE NOT THE SAME AS GEVA.
THEY ARE BASED ON THE YEAR THE ATHLETE WAS BORN.
*** Please make sure you arrive at the correct registration time listed on the website and bring the following items with you. ***
Corvias ECAC Women’s Volleyball Players of the Week :
Megan Theiller – Fairfield University, Freshman, RS/DS, Hopewell Junction, N.Y.
Theiller had an impressive week for the Stags, racking up two double-doubles in three matches, including a pair of 20-dig performances. She averaged 4.50 digs and 2.92 kills per set and had a .984 reception percentage on the week.
Becca Borquist, SUNY New Paltz, Junior, OH, Rhinebeck, N.Y.
Borquist averaged 3.93 kills per set and hit .320 in the Hawks’ 2-2 showing at the Clarkson Classic. New Paltz played two top ranked teams over the weekend. During the contest against top-ranked Calvin College, she totaled 12 kills, five digs and three service aces in the 3-1 loss. In the win against Roger Williams, the junior posted a double-double with 15 kills and 10 digs. In the 3-0 victory over Simmons College to close out the weekend she tallied 12 kills and hit .333 with nine digs.
Danielle Valenza – LIU Post, Fr., MB/OH/RS, Hauppauge, N.Y.
Valenza totaled 38 kills and 21 digs on the week while posting a .305 hitting percentage. The rookie notched 13 kills and three blocks at New Haven and then registered a double-double in a sweep of Roberts Wesleyan (15 kills, 10 digs). She finished the week tallying 10 kills, five digs and two blocks in a 3-0 victory over Daemen.
Julia Connolly – Hunter College, Fr., OH, Deer Park, N.Y.
Connolly tallied 36 kills while hitting .361 last week. The rookie had a match-high 17 kills against Penn State Abington. She added eight digs and two service aces in Hunter’s 3-1 week.
Megan Theiller – Fairfield University, Fr., RS/DS, Hopewell Junction, N.Y.
Theiller helped the Stags to a 2-0 week after recording 30 kills and 19 digs last week. The rookie tallied nine kills for a .727 hitting percentage in a 3-0 win over Rider and an impressive 21 kills for .318 in a 3-1 victory over Saint Peter’s. Theiller recorded a double-double by adding 10 digs against the Peacocks.
Danielle Valenza – Long Island University – Post, Fr., MB/OH/RS, Hauppauge, N.Y.
Valenza helped the Pioneers to a pair of four-set wins over Daemen and Roberts Wesleyan. The rookie totaled 25 kills for a .340 hitting percentage. In a 3-1 victory over Daemen, Valenza notched 13 kills, six digs and a service ace.
Aiyana Whitney – Penn State University, Jr., OH, Norwood, N.J.
Whitney helped the Nittany Lions to a pair of straight-set victories over Iowa and Minnesota. The junior outside hitter recorded a .698 hitting clip after totaling 33 kills over six sets. Whitney notched 16 kills and two block assists in the win over Iowa and slammed 17 kills and three block assists against Minnesota. The Norwood, N.J. native closed out the week averaging 5.5 kills per set.
For More Winners for the 2014 Season go to:
Selection Camp and Future Select Camp
Site: Marist College
Cost if Accepted: $250 for Future Selects or $350 for Select and Older
Friday, July 11 - Sunday, July 13, 2014
Site: Marist College
Cost: Free to those that are accepted
Friday, July 18 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
High Performance Championships
Cost: $550 for those that make the team
July 22-26, 2014 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2013 GEVA High Performance Training Camp