Whether you coach at the college, high school or club level the AVCA Convention offers educational sessions that are sure to make you a better coach and leader. The schedule includes more than 90 on-court, classroom and beach sessions with topics ranging from coaching philosophy and in-match strategy to injury prevention and new drill ideas. Again this year all sessions will be labeled as basic, intermediate or advanced to help you better target the presentations of interest to you. Can’t decide which session to attend in a particular time block? The seminar schedule will also include a listing of which presentations are being audio or video recorded so you will know which sessions you can see and hear at a later time.

Don’t miss the Pre-Convention Seminar titled “Preparing Your Setter to Play at Peak Performance – Coaching Strategies for Skill Development and Mental Sharpness.” Former Olympian and Netherlands Women’s Team Head Coach Avital Selinger will break down the technique and skills required to be an elite setter. Also, make plans to attend the Opening Session and Super Session to learn from some of the best coaches and speakers in the country.

New to the schedule this year is a high-level beach coaches education track led by Marcio Sicoli. In addition, the convention education schedule again includes a men’s/boy’s track. See the “Men’s/Boy’s Education Track” tab for more information.

Please see the Seminars At-A-Glance page for details on specific speakers and topics. This schedule will be updated frequently as the convention approaches so check back often for the most recent information.


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