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Tuesday, December 15th

  • AVCA Registration
    4 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C Lobby

Wednesday, December 16th

  • AVCA Registration
    8 a.m. – 9 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C Lobby
  • Assistant Coaches Committee Meeting
    4:30 – 6 p.m. • CLCC Room 210
  • AVCA Minority Coaches Workshop
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 215 - 216
  • NCAA Division I Conference Meetings
    4:30 – 7:30 p.m. • Various Locations - see Daily Schedule under the Events tab for room assignments
  • Beach Coaches Clinic & Day 1 of BCAP I & II - open to Beach Clinic and BCAP participants only
    8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Beach Court - Exhibit Hall C & CLCC 208
  • AVCA Convention First-Time Attendee and USA Volleyball Reception (presented by Vert)
    5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 203
  • Pre-Convention Seminar (Morning Session): Analytical Breakdown of Serve and Pass Skills in Volleyball - Jim Stone & Joe Trinsey
    9 a.m. – Noon • Mateflex Court 1 – Exhibit Hall C
  • Division II Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    5:30 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Room 212
  • NCAA Semifinal Team A – Open Practice
    10 – 11:30 a.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • Division III Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    5:30 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • NCAA Semifinal Team B – Open Practice
    11:35 a.m. – 1:05 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • Two-Year Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    5:30 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Room 206
  • Pre-Convention Seminar (Afternoon Session): Emotional Intelligence for Competitive Advantage - Kevin Hambly & Sara Smith
    1:15 – 4:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 213 – 214
  • High School Leadership Council Meeting (presented by MaxPreps)
    5:30 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Room 205
  • NCAA Semifinal Team C – Open Practice
    1:20 – 2:50 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • NAIA - VCA Roundtable
    5:30 – 7 p.m. • CLCC Room 207
  • Division I Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    2:45 – 4:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 212
  • Volleyball Business Exchange
    5:30 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 201 – 202
  • NCAA Semifinal Team D – Open Practice
    2:55 – 4:25 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • Career Development Session: Self-Evaluation for Veteran College Head Coaches - Examining the State of Coaching and Where You Go from Here - Linda Bruno
    6 - 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 213 - 214
  • NAIA-VCA Officers Meeting
    3 – 5 p.m. • CCC Room 207
  • Career Development Session: The Coaching Compass - Five Things Every Assistant Should Know to Build a Successful College Coaching Career - Celia Slater
    6 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 215 – 216
  • Education & Publications Committee Meeting
    3:30 – 5 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • AVCA Minority Coaches Workshop
    6 - 8 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall B
  • NAIA-VCA Recognition Committee Meeting
    4 - 5 p.m. • CLCC Room 206
  • AVCA Mentoring Program Reception
    7 – 8 p.m. • CLCC Room 204
  • NAIA-VCA Competition Committee Meeting
    4 - 5 p.m. • CLCC Room 205
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes 3 Dimensional Coach Share Time
    7:30 – 8:30 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • Volleyball Marketplace Exhibitor Set-up
    4 – 9 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Beach Teaching/Drills Practicum - open to BCAP I & II participants only
    7:30 – 9:45 p.m. • Beach Court – Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Convention 101: What Every First-Time Attendee Needs to Know (presented by USA Volleyball) - Chuck Rey & Kyrsten Becker
    4:30 – 5:30 p.m. • CCC Room 213 – 214
  • Spalding Convention Kick-Off Party - featuring casino night
    8 – 11 p.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom

Thursday, December 17th

  • Rise & Shine Sweatworking: Yoga Class
    6:15 – 7:15 a.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • Check-in for coaches receiving luncheon awards
    11 a.m. – Noon • Foyer outside CLCC Grand Ballroom
  • Men’s Division III Coaches General Meeting
    7:30 – 8:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 215 – 216
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11:45 – 12:45 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • Continental Breakfast Buffet
    7:30 – 8:45 a.m. • CLCC Outside General Meeting Rooms 203 - 204 & 213 - 214
  • Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon - featuring the Coach of the Year Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees
    Noon – 2 p.m. • CLCC Grand Ballroom
  • AVCA Registration
    7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C Lobby
  • Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) Meeting
    12:15 - 1:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • Volleyball Marketplace Exhibitor Set-up
    8 – 10 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1 – 2 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • Division I Coaches General Meeting
    8:15 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 213 – 214
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace & Silent Auction
    2 – 5 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Division II Coaches General Meeting
    8:15 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 203 - 204
  • AVCA Career Center
    2 – 5 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Division III Coaches General Meeting
    8:15 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 215 – 216
  • AVCA Coaches Zone
    2 – 5 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • NAIA-VCA Coaches General Meeting
    8:15 - 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 212
  • Interview Room Available
    2 – 5 p.m. • Hilton Flatiron
  • Two-Year College Coaches General Meeting
    8:15 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 206
  • Minority Coaches Committee Meeting
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m. • Hilton Paxton
  • Club Coaches General Meeting (presented by Spalding)
    8:45 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 205
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • High School Coaches General Meeting (presented by Sports Attack)
    8:45 – 10:15 a.m. • CLCC Room 201 – 202
  • USAV National Team: Getting Involved with High Performance National Team Programs - Karch Kiraly & Denise Sheldon
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 203 – 204
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace & Silent Auction
    10 a.m. – Noon • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • JVA Board Meeting
    2:30 – 5:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • AVCA Career Center
    10 a.m. – Noon • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:45 – 4:45 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Coaches Zone
    10 a.m. – Noon • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Semifinal Matches Tailgate Party
    4:45 – 5:45 p.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom A - C
  • Interview Room Available
    10 a.m. – Noon • Hilton Flatiron
  • NCAA Semifinal Match #1
    6 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • NCAA Semifinal Match #2
    8:30 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena

Friday, December 18th

  • Rise & Shine Sweatworking: Kickboxing Class
    6:30 – 7:30 a.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • Assistant Coaches General Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 201 – 202
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast
    7:30 – 8:30 a.m. • Hilton Blackstone B
  • NJCAA Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 210
  • AVCA Registration
    7:45 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C Lobby
  • Collegiate Beach Coaches General Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 212
  • Victory Club Award Winner Check-in Room
    8 – 8:30 a.m. • Hilton Fontenelle
  • Division I Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • Continental Breakfast Buffet
    8:15 – 8:45 a.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom
  • Sports Medicine and Performance Commission Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • Hilton Paxton
  • Super Session: "T" Talks - Tactics, Training, Technique, Television (presented by U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Command)
    8:30 – 10:15 a.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom *Victory Club award recipients will be recognized during the session
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1:15 – 2:15 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • Weekend Registration Package Begins - does not include AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet
    10:30 a.m. •
  • Sports Imports Challenge
    2:15 - 2:30 p.m. • Mateflex Court 1 - Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center *open to Weekend Registration attendees only
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet
    10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • CLCC Grand Ballroom
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:45 – 4:45 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center *open to Weekend Registration attendees only
  • AAU Beach Volleyball Tournament Directors Meeting
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m. • CLCC Room 211
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace & Silent Auction
    12:45 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Alliance of Women Coaches Meet & Greet
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m. • CLCC Room 205
  • AVCA Career Center
    12:45 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Friday Night Party & Coaches Tournament
    5 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Coaches Zone
    12:45 – 7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Silent Auction Closing
    7:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Interview Room Available
    12:45 – 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Flatiron
  • Under Armour® All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition
    8 – 10 pm • CenturyLink Arena
  • Men’s Coaches General Meeting
    1 – 2:15 p.m. • CLCC Room 205

Saturday, December 19th

  • Rise & Shine Sweatworking: Zumba Class
    7 – 8 a.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • AVCA Scavenger Hunt Drawing
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m. • Mateflex Court 1 - Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Registration
    8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall Lobby C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • Continental Breakfast Buffet
    8:30 - 9:30 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • Exhibitor Move-out
    12:30 - 5 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Exhibitor Showcase Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    12:45 - 1:45 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Silent Auction Winners Posted
    8:30 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2 - 3 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Career Center
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • JVA General Meeting (open to all club coaches)
    2 - 3 p.m. • CLCC Room 206
  • AVCA Coaches Zone
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C
  • USAV/USOC SafeSport Certification Course (presented by USA Volleyball)
    2 - 3:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 205
  • Interview Room Available
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Hilton Flatiron
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:15 - 4:15 p.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Cash Giveaway
    8:45 a.m. • Mateflex Court 1 - Exhibit Hall C
  • Closing Session: Title TBD - Sue Enquist
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m. • CLCC Room 201 - 204
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    9 - 10 a.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center
  • AVCA Champions Party
    4:30 - 6 p.m. • CLCC Grand Ballroom A
  • Rox Volleyball Bloody Mary Happy Hours - open to club coaches and club directors (limited to first 350 to register)
    9:30 - 11:30 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall C - Rox Volleyball Booth #417
  • NCAA Championship Match
    6:30 p.m. • CenturyLink Arena
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    10:15 - 11:15 a.m. • CenturyLink Convention Center

Sunday, December 20th

  • Coaches Check-in
    8 a.m. – Noon • Outside CLCC Exhibit Hall B
  • NCSA/AVCA Talent Showcase – Wave 2
    10 – 11:30 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall B
  • NCSA/AVCA Talent Showcase – Wave 1
    8:30 – 10 a.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall B
  • NCSA/AVCA Talent Showcase – Wave 3
    11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. • CLCC Exhibit Hall B

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