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December 14 – 17

Omaha, NE + Virtually

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December 14–17, 2022. Let's get better together.

The AVCA Annual Convention is the most comprehensive learning and networking event of the year for volleyball coaches.

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Get more out of your team. Starting with yourself.

Tuesday, December 13th

  • AVCA Registration
    4 - 7 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C

Wednesday, December 14th

  • AVCA Diversity Awards Workshop
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • CHI 206
  • High School Leadership Council Meeting - By Invitation Only
    4:15 - 5:45 p.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas B
  • AVCA Registration
    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Diversity Awards Workshop Court Session
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall B
  • NCAA Semifinal Team A - Open Practice
    10 - 11:30 a.m. • CHI Health Arena
  • Mid-American Conference Meeting
    4:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Washington City - 2nd Floor
  • AVCA Diversity Awards & Coaches 4 Coaches Luncheon
    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • CHI 207
  • Big East Conference Meeting
    4:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Cozzens - 2nd Floor
  • NCAA Semifinal Team B - Open Practice
    11:35 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. • CHI Health Arena
  • Atlantic Coast Conference Meeting
    4:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Merchants - 2nd Floor
  • Pre-Convention Seminar: Coaching in an Athlete Centric Time - Carlette Patterson, Erin Virtue & Tama Miyashiro (please see session description under the Education tab)
    1 - 4 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C & Mateflex Court 2
  • American Athletic Conference Meeting
    4:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Paxton - 2nd Floor
  • Advanced Career Education (ACE) Seminar: Competencies Needed to Keep Your College Head Job - Carlette Patterson & Dan Tudor (please see session description under the Education tab)
    1 - 4 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • JVA Annual Gathering (open to all club directors/coaches and high school coaches) - Keynote: Title TBD - Micah "Bam Bamm" White
    4:50 - 5:30 p.m. • CHI 215-216
  • Volleyball Marketplace Exhibitor Set-up
    1 - 9 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • NAIA - VCA Recognition Committee Forum
    5 - 6 p.m. • CHI 205
  • NCAA Semifinal Team C - Open Practice
    1:20 - 2:50 p.m. • CHI Health Arena
  • AVCA Convention First-Time Attendee Reception
    5:15 - 6:15 p.m. • CHI 202
  • Club Management Education Track (presented by JVA) - (see specific topics and speakers in Club Management Track section under the Education tab)
    1:30 - 5:30 p.m. • CHI 215-216
  • Volleyball Business Exchange
    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. • CHI 203-204
  • AVCA Diversity Awards Workshop
    2 - 4:15 p.m. • CHI 207
  • JVA Club Director Happy Hour
    5:45 - 7 p.m. • CHI Pre-Function Space Outside 215-216
  • Division I Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    2:45 - 4:15 p.m. • CHI 212
  • NAIA - VCA Competition Committee Forum
    6 - 7 p.m. • CHI 205
  • NCAA Semifinal Team D - Open Practice
    2:55 - 4:25 p.m. • CHI Health Arena
  • NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association "Connect at the Convention" Coaches Social
    6 - 7 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone B
  • NAIA - VCA Officers Forum
    3:30 - 5 p.m. • CHI 205
  • AVCA Diversity Development Team Recognition Ceremony
    6 - 7 p.m. • CHI 201
  • AVCA Convention 101: What Every First-Time Attendee Needs to Know - Kyrsten Becker-McBride & Zach Weinberg
    4:15 - 5:15 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • Opening Session: Creating Champions of the Past and the Future - Sean Murray, David, Hunt, Jenni Houk, Kellen Petrone, Dan Meske, JJ Van Niel, Brian Wright & Giuseppe Vinci (please see the Daily Schedule under the Events tab for details)
    6 - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • Division II Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    4:15 - 5:45 p.m. • CHI 211
  • FCA/AIA Coaches Connection
    7 - 8 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • Division III Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    4:15 - 5:45 p.m. • CHI 210
  • Celebration of Diversity Social
    7 - 8:30 p.m. • CHI 201
  • Two-Year College Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    4:15 - 5:45 p.m. • Hilton Hill
  • NAIA Social Event (open to NAIA coaches only)
    7:15 - 9 p.m. • Check Convention App for Location
  • Assistant Coaches Committee Meeting
    4:15 - 5:45 p.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • AVCA Convention Kick-Off Party & Game Night
    8 - 10:15 p.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom - 2nd Floor

Thursday, December 15th

  • AVCA Match Point Mentoring Breakfast - Grab breakfast and meet up with your mentor/mentee at your leisure
    8 - 9 a.m. • Outside CHI 203-204 & 213-214
  • AVCA Career Center - review job openings, post a resume, advertise open positions, review salary survey information, and schedule career counseling appointments
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Breakfast Buffet - Pick-up attendant served breakfast items before heading off to your general meeting
    8 - 9:15 a.m. • Outside CHI 203-204 & 213-214
  • Interview Rooms Available (reserve rooms in the Career Center)
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Hilton Murray & Prague
  • Volleyball Marketplace Exhibitor Set-up
    8 - 10 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • JVA Board Meeting (JVA Board Members & By Invitation Only)
    10:30 - 12:30 p.m. • Hilton Washington City
  • AVCA Registration
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    10:45 - 11:45 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • AVCA Silent Auction (auction proceeds benefit Diversity Awards Program)
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Concessions Open for Lunch and Snacks
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • Outside CHI 210
  • Career Counseling Appointments (see Career Center counseling times under the Education tab)
    11 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Career Center - Exhibit Hall C
  • Collegiate Men's Beach Volleyball Meeting
    8:15 - 9:15 a.m. • CHI 205
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    Noon - 1 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Division II Coaches General Meeting
    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 215-216
  • The AVCA Honors (presented by Jostens) - Featuring Coach of the Year Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees
    12:15 - 2 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom AB
  • Division III Coaches General Meeting
    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 213-214
  • NAIA Women's Beach Volleyball Coaches Association Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • CHI 206
  • Two-Year College Coaches General Meeting
    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1:15 - 2:15 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Division I Coaches General Meeting
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • AVP Planning Meeting
    2:30 - 4:30 p.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas B
  • NAIA - VCA Caucus Meeting
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 211-212
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Club Coaches General Meeting (presented by NCSA)
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 201-202
  • NAIA VCA Business Meeting
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone B
  • High School Coaches General Meeting (presented by Sports Attack)
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 203-204
  • AVCA Membership Q&A Session
    2:30 - 3:30 pm. • CHI 210
  • International Coaches Networking Breakfast & Orientation
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 207
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • First Point Volleyball Foundation Board Meeting
    9 a.m. - Noon • Hilton St. Nicholas B
  • AVCA Semifinal Matches Tailgate Party - Light individually packaged snacks and drinks will be available
    4:45 - 5:45 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • NCAA Beach Issues Meeting
    9:30 - 10:30 a.m. • CHI 205
  • NCAA Semifinal Match #1
    6 p.m. • CHI Health Arena
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • NCAA Semifinal Match #2
    8:30 p.m. • CHI Health Arena

Friday, December 16th

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coaches Breakfast
    7:30 - 8:30 a.m. • Hilton Blackstone B
  • Interview Rooms Available (reserve rooms in the Career Center)
    12:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Hilton Murray & Prague
  • AVCA Registration
    8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Director of Volleyball Operations (DOVO) Group Q&A
    12:45 - 1:15 p.m. • CHI 206
  • AVCA Silent Auction (auction proceeds benefit Diversity Awards Program)
    8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Men's Coaches General Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • CHI 211-212
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. • Outside CHI 210
  • Assistant Coaches General Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • CHI 201-202
  • Breakfast Buffet - Grab breakfast and make your way to the Super Session
    8:30 - 9:15 a.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom Foyer - 2nd Floor
  • Division I Head Coaches Committee Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas B
  • JVA Beach Awards Committee Meeting (committee members and by invitation only)
    9 - 10 a.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • NJCAA Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • Collegiate Beach Coaches General Meeting
    9 - 10:15 a.m. • CHI 211-212
  • Sports Medicine and Performance Commission Meeting
    1 - 2:15 p.m. • Hilton Merchants
  • International Issues Meeting
    9 - 10:15 a.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1:15 - 2:15 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • AVCA Super Session & Victory Club Recognition: Getting Better at Getting Better - Trevor Ragan
    9 - 10:30 a.m. • Hilton Grand Central Ballroom - 2nd Floor
  • AAU Executive Committee Meeting
    2 - 5 p.m. • Hilton Paxton
  • JVA Beach Club Directors and Coaches Meeting (open to all junior and college beach coaches)
    10 - 11 a.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • Baden Challenge
    2:15 - 2:30 p.m. • Mateflex Court 1 - Exhibit Hall C
  • BreakThrough Summit (co-created by WeCOACH & Hudl) *Open to all convention attendees
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone A
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Weekend Registration Package Begins - does not include AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet
    10:30 a.m. •
  • AVCA Diversity Development Team Meeting
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. • Hilton Merchants
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • NAIA Men's Volleyball Caucus
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Thirty Under 30 Award Winner Session (By Invitation Only)
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m. • CHI 211-212
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace
    10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • BreakThrough Summit Reception (hosted by WeCOACH, Hudl & Marines)
    4:15 - 5:30 p.m. • Hilton Blackstone B
  • AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet presented by NVA
    10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom AB
  • AVCA High School & Club Awards Celebration - Join the AVCA as we recognize the best in our sport as we honor AVCA Club Award winners, RAPP Club Award winners, and High School Region Coach of the Year winners
    5 - 5:45 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom C
  • JVA Education Committee Meeting (committee members and by invitation only)
    11 a.m. - Noon • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • Men's Team Coaches Happy Hour
    5 - 6 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom AB
  • Concessions Open for Lunch and Snacks
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Thirty Under 30 Awards Celebration (By Invitation Only)
    5 - 6 p.m. • CHI 207
  • NAIA Men's Volleyball Business Meeting
    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Friday Night Party & Coaches Tournament
    5 - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • 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. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Texas High School Coaches Association Social sponsored by Baden
    6:15 - 7:15 p.m. • CHI 207
  • Career Counseling Appointments (see schedule in Career Center section under the Education tab)
    12:30 - 7 p.m. • Career Center - Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Silent Auction Closing
    7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Career Center - review job openings, post a resume, advertise open positions, review salary survey information, and schedule career counseling appointments
    12:30 - 7:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Omaha Dine-Around (See the Omaha Dine-Around section under the Events tab for more information)
    7:30 p.m. • Various downtown Omaha restaurants

Saturday, December 17th

  • AVCA Registration
    8 a.m. - 1 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • USA Volleyball Sitting Commission Meeting
    10:30 a.m. - Noon • Hilton St. Nicholas B
  • AVCA Silent Auction Winners Posted
    8:30 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Concessions Open for Lunch and Snacks
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Outside CHI Halls B & C
  • Breakfast Buffet - Start your day by picking-up attendant served breakfast items and then make your way to your favorite education session
    8:30 - 9:30 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Scavenger Hunt Drawing
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m. • Mateflex Court 1 - Exhibit Hall C
  • AVCA Volleyball Marketplace
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall 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. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • College Open Dates & Tournament Scheduling Center
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Outside CHI 210
  • AVCA Membership Q&A Session
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Career Center - review job openings, post a resume, advertise open positions, review salary survey information, and schedule career counseling appointments
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Boys' Talent Showcase Coach-Athlete Meetings
    11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • CHI 211 - 212
  • Interview Rooms Available (reserve rooms in Career Center)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Hilton Murray & Prague
  • AVCA Girls' Talent Showcase Coaches Check-in
    Noon - 4:30 p.m. • Outside CHI Exhibit Hall B
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    9 - 10 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibitor Move Out
    12:30 - 5 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall C
  • Coaches 4 Coaches DISC Debrief
    9 - 10 a.m. • CHI 210
  • AVCA Girls' Talent Showcase
    12:30 - 5 p.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall B
  • AVCA Diversity Awards Workshop
    9 - 11 a.m. • Hilton St. Nicholas A
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    1 - 2 p.m. • Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Career Counseling Appointments (see schedule in Career Center section under the Education tab)
    9 a.m. - Noon • Career Center - Exhibit Hall C
  • Coaches 4 Coaches Wrap Up Session
    1 - 2 p.m. • CHI 210
  • Boys' Talent Showcase Coaches Check-in
    9:30 - 11 a.m. • Outside CHI Exhibit Hall B
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    2:15 - 3:15 p.m. • Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • College Transfer Showcase Coaches Check-in
    9:30 - 11 a.m. • Outside CHI Exhibit Hall B
  • AVCA Educational Sessions (see specific topics and speakers in Seminars At-A-Glance document under the Education tab)
    3:30 - 4:30 p.m. • Various CHI Meeting Rooms
  • Boys' Talent Showcase
    10 - 11:30 a.m. • CHI Exhibit Hall B (Courts 4 - 7)
  • AVCA Champions Party - separate ticket required
    5 - 6:30 p.m. • CHI Grand Ballroom AB
  • College Transfer Showcase
    10 a.m. - Noon • CHI Exhibit Hall B (Courts 1 - 3)
  • NCAA Championship Match
    7 p.m. • CHI Health 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. • CHI Exhibit Hall C & Various CHI Meeting Rooms

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