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December 16 - 19

Hosted virtually.

Rise together.

December 16–19, 2020. We're all on the same team here.

Now more than ever coaches are needed to provide support, guidance, training and perspective to their athletes. This year’s AVCA convention welcomes the volleyball coaching community as we gather for
plentiful networking opportunities and robust educational resources to help advance
volleyball coaches and the sport itself.

Get with the program.

For four days, the ball is in everyone's court.

Tuesday, December 15th

  • No scheduled activities

Wednesday, December 16th

  • Introduction to the AVCA Virtual Convention
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Club Management Education Track (presented by JVA & Art of Coaching Volleyball) - (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1 - 5:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Volleyball Business Exchange
    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • Learning Lab: A Conversation on Training Philosophies - Luka Slabe (participants must sign-up in advance)
    3:15 - 4 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    12 - 1 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • Keynote Session: Title TBD - Trevor Ragan
    4:15 - 4:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Pre-Convention Seminar: Analyzing the Game from Multiple Perspectives - A Deep Dive into Skill Training and Philosophy (presented by United States Marine Corps) - Luka Slabe
    1 - 3 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    4:45 - 5:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • Advanced Career Education (ACE): Competencies Needed to Keep Your College Head Job - The Race for Relevance - Wade Garard, Pauline Thiros, Bruce Rasmussen, Jaime Gordon & Kirsten Bernthal Booth
    1 - 4 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Social/Networking Event & Prize Giveaways
    5:15 - 5:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage

Thursday, December 17th

  • Introduction to the AVCA Virtual Convention
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Career Center (see Career Center counseling times under the Education tab)
    1 - 5 p.m. ET • Individual Zoom meeting link will be sent to sign-up list
  • Exhibitor Showcase Sessions
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Keynote Session TBD - Karch Kiraly
    2 - 2:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • AVCA Virtual Volleyball Marketplace
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • Division I General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Career Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Career Center Booth
  • Division II General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Scheduling Center Booth
  • Division III General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Research Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Research Center Booth
  • NAIA General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Podcast Center
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Podcast Center Booth
  • Two-Year College General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • AVCA Online Auction (auction proceeds benefit the Diversity Awards Program)
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Auction Booth
  • High School General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Today's Program featuring Anne Marie Anderson
    Daily Program Overview Available Upon Entry Into Lobby • Virtual Platform Section: Lobby
  • Club General Meeting
    2:30 - 3:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Daily Workout
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Daily Workout Booth
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    4 - 4:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Facilitated Meditation Exercises
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Meditation Booth
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    5 - 5:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11 - 11:45 a.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Keynote Session TBD
    6 - 6:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    12 - 12:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Learning Labs (participants must sign-up in advance)
    6 - 6:45 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • Volleyball Business Exchange
    12 - 1 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    6 - 7 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • AVCA Hall of Fame Induction Virtual Ceremony
    1 - 1:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Social/Networking Event & Prize Giveaways
    6:30 - 7 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    1 - 2 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo

Friday, December 18th

  • Exhibitor Showcase Sessions
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    1 - 2 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • AVCA Virtual Volleyball Marketplace
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • Career Center (see Career Center counseling times under the Education tab)
    1 - 5 p.m. ET • Individual Zoom meeting link will be sent to sign-up list
  • Career Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Career Center Booth
  • Keynote Session: Title TBD (presented by the Diversity Development Team) - TBD
    2 - 2:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Scheduling Center Booth
  • Men's Coaches General Meeting
    2 - 3:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Research Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Research Center Booth
  • Assistant Coaches General Meeting
    2 - 3:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Podcast Center
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Podcast Center Booth
  • College Beach Coaches General Meeting
    2 – 3:15 p.m. • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • AVCA Online Auction (auction proceeds benefit Diversity Awards Program)
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Auction Booth
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 - 3:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Today's Program featuring Anne Marie Anderson
    Daily Program Overview Available Upon Entry Into Lobby • Virtual Platform Section: Lobby
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:30 - 4:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Daily Workout
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Daily Workout Booth
  • Keynote Session: Identity, Autonomy, Freedom and the Link to Athlete Personal Development and Performance - Kevin Hambly
    4:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Facilitated Meditation Exercises
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Meditation Booth
  • Learning Labs (participants must sign-up in advance)
    4:30 - 5:15 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11 - 11:45 a.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    12 - 12:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Social/Networking Event & Prize Giveaways
    5 - 5:30 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • AVCA High School & Men's Coach of the Year Virtual Awards Ceremony
    1 - 1:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage

Saturday, December 19th

  • Exhibitor Showcase Sessions
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    12 - 12:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • AVCA Virtual Volleyball Marketplace
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • AVCA Club Coach of the Year Awards Ceremony
    1 - 1:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Career Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Career Center Booth
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    1 - 2 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Scheduling Center Booth
  • Career Center (see Career Center counseling times under the Education tab)
    1 - 5 p.m. ET • Individual Zoom meeting link will be sent to sign-up list
  • Research Center
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Research Center Booth
  • AVCA Silent Auction Closing (Winning bidders will be contacted after the event for payment and shipping instructions)
    2 p.m. ET •
  • Podcast Center
    On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Podcast Center Booth
  • Keynote Session: The Challenges and Satisfaction of Coaching as a Profession - John Speraw
    2 - 2:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • AVCA Online Auction (auction proceeds benefit Diversity Awards Program) *Please note auction closes at 2 p.m. ET
    Available 24 hours • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Auction Booth
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 - 3:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Today's Program featuring Anne Marie Anderson
    Daily Program Overview Available Upon Entry Into Lobby • Virtual Platform Section: Lobby
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:30 - 4:15 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Daily Workout
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Daily Workout Booth
  • Keynote Closing Session TBD
    4:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Main Stage
  • Facilitated Meditation Exercises
    8 a.m. ET & On Demand • Virtual Platform Section: Expo - Visit the Meditation Booth
  • Learning Labs (participants must sign-up in advance)
    4:30 - 5:15 p.m. ET • Login instructions will be sent to sign-up list
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    11 - 11:45 a.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Sessions
  • Exhibitor Meet & Greet
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET • Virtual Platform Section: Expo

Sunday, December 20th

  • No scheduled activities

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