Volleyball Announces 2009 Coaches Clinic
March 11, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The clinic will feature a special guest in Jim Stone the Head Coach of the USA Youth National Team. In addition to Stone, all three of Kentucky's coaches will be featured. Additionally, Brian Begor from the Renaissance Volleyball Club in Pittsburgh, Eric Garvey the head coach at nationally-ranked Sacred Heart Academy, and Stephanie Tracey-Simmons, Kentucky's Head Strength and Conditioning coach will be in Lexington as featured presenters at the clinic.
The first session begins at 5 p.m. Friday, April 24. Kentucky's Chris Beerman will host a session revolving around a successful practice routine, followed by Begor's serving session and UK Head Coach Craig Skinner's setter training. The night will conclude with a coaches' social.
Saturday, Begor kicks off the day with a ball control instructional session. Tracey-Simmons will address the importance of core strength/jump training and nutrition for athletes. She will be followed by Stone's session on the development of an offensive system.
In the second half of Saturday's session, Garvey will hold a defensive strategist session which will be followed by a panel discussion. The day will wrap up with Stone's instruction on service receptions and Skinner's traditional and swing blocking session.
Additional information can be found at UKathletics.com and the official 2009 Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Clinic brochure. Complete coverage of the UK volleyball team can be found by visiting www.ukathletics.com.
Friday, April 24th
5:00-5:45pm Check-in at Memorial Coliseum
Saturday, April 25th
8:00-8:30am Coffee & Bagels
Craig Skinner Head Coach
Pre-registered - $95.00
Register online and pay by using a credit card or mail registrations to the following address.
Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Clinic
Make Checks Payable to:
Discounted hotel rooms available at the Hyatt Place Lexington for $119. Hotel is located at 2001 Bryant Road and the phone number is (859) 296-0091. Please mention the “Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Clinic” when making reservations.
Be sure to do this early since the last day of Keeneland is Friday, April 24th and the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is going on at the Kentucky Horse Park.