Washington Volleyball: Welcome

Tuesday, July 3
Camp Registration

the camp registration is under the handouts section on the left.  or email me at washvolleyball@iowatelecom.net   and I'll send them to you.

Tuesday, May 22

The information is incorrect and cannot be fixed.  Everything will be posted right on the main page.

Tuesday, May 22

Here is some information regarding some camps the girls can attend but not required other than ours.  


1. Holy Trinity Catholic VB Camp , June 11-13, Fort Madison, IA $60



As the camp season rapidly approaches, I invite you to attend the Holy Trinity Volleyball Camp. Our goal is to provide an environment for individuals to develop basic skills. We stress knowledge and execution of fundamentals.

In order to be guaranteed a spot and to have an accurate count for the t-shirt order, I ask that you register by May 20th, 2012.

Please fill out the form below and return it to either the West Point or Fort Madison Holy Trinity Office.

Please make checks payable to Holy Trinity Volleyball. Holy Trinity Catholic Volleyball Camp

2012 Location: Holy Trinity High School, Ft. Madison, IA

June 11-13, 2012

Incoming 9TH, 10TH, &11th Grade (8-10a.m.)

Incoming 7th & 8th Grade (10-12)

Incoming 3rd,4th,5th & 6th Grade (1-3p.m.) Cost is $60



2. Tri-State VB Camp, July 23-26, Mediapolis, IA $115 Online registration available in a few weeks…



Tuesday, May 22
Our Playing Schedule - bus times could change

2012 Schedule

School Location Level Game Time H.S. Bus Time 

Aug. 23 WACO Tournament Away JV 5:30 5:00

Aug. 25 Grinnell Tournament Away Varsity 9:00 7:00

Aug. 28 Williamsburg Tournament Away Soph 5:30 3:45

Aug. 28 Wapello Tournament Away Varsity 4:00 2:40

Sept. 4 Mt Pleasant Home All Grades 5:45

Sept. 6 Fairfield Away All Grades 5:45 4:15

Sept. 8 Mid-Prairie Tournament Away Soph 9:00 8:00

Sept. 10 WACO Tournament Away Fresh 5:00 4:15

Sept. 11 Keokuk Home All Grades 5:45

Sept. 15 Ottumwa Tournament Away Varsity 8:30 6:45

Sept. 17 Columbus Junction Away Fresh and JV 5:00

Sept. 18 Fort Madison Away All Grades 5:45 3:30

Sept. 20 Mid Prairie Home All Grades

Sept. 22 Cedar Rapids Jefferson Away Soph 8:30 6:45

Sept. 25 Mt Pleasant Away All Grades 5:45 4:15

Oct. 2 Mid-Prairie Tournament Away JV 5:00 4:15

Oct. 6 Washington Invite Tourn Home Varsity/JV 9:00 (Freshman required to attend all day)

Oct. 8 Pekin Away All Grades 5:45 4:15

Oct. 9 Fairfield Home All Grades 5:45

Oct. 11 Keokuk Away All Grades 5:45 3:30

Oct. 16 Fort Madison Home All Grades 5:45

Oct. ?? Regionals TBA 7:00 All Girls Attend

Tuesday, May 22
Summer & Season Information

We will be starting to have open gyms June 17th at the old high school.

(location could change depending on which school is available).   

They will be every sunday from 4-5:30 p.m.  If there is a different time and a group wants to get together let me know.   


Our Camp –

9th – 12th grades – (cost $50)

8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. July 30th

8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. July 31st – August 3rd


First day of practice August 6th (Mandatory)    Practices the following week will be similar

Monday 6th :

8 a.m. – Weights Everyone (at the football field)

4:00 - 6:30 p.m. Everyone (at the high school)


Tuesday 7th :

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Conditioning and drills (at the high school)

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Everyone


Wednesday 8th :

8 a.m. – Weights Everyone (at the football field)

3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Everyone (at the high school)


Thursday 9th :

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Conditioning and drills (at the high school)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Everyone


Friday 10th :

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Everyone (at the high school)



Varsity Scrimmages 

August 14th – varsity scrimmage at New London (all night)

August 16th – varsity scrimmages at Sigourney (all night)


First Game Dates

JV tournament – August 23rd at Waco

Soph tournament – August 28th at Williamsburg

Varsity tournament –August 25th at Grinnell

First Conference match – All teams play – September 4th

Tuesday, January 31
Demon Volleyball Camp 2012

Camp is July 30 - August 3.  times are listed below for each age group.  Also Aug. 4th is the team camp all day.


July 30 -

             9-12th grades only - 8:15 am to 3:00 pm  (really would like everyone at this session)  we are bringing in someone to work on passing, defense & serve receive!

July 31 -

             9-12th grades  - 8:15 am to 12:30 pm

             6-8th grades  - 1:30 to 4:00 pm

August 1-

             9-12th grades  - 8:15 am to 12:30 pm

             6-8th grades  - 1:30 to 4:00 pm

August 2-

             9-12th grades  - 8:15 am to 12:30 pm

             6-8th grades  - 1:30 to 4:00 pm

August 3-

             9-12th grades only - 8:15 am to 12:30 pm


Monday, January 23
rotation sheets for 8th graders

look over for our next practice.
Handout: 8th grade rotations

Monday, January 16
Former Demon Volleyball Players

Currently we have a few girls who are playing volleyball in college.


Janae Rosien - Mt Mercy University

#7 Janae Rosien
Janae Rosien Image
2009: Academic all-Midwest Collegiate Conference; shared the team's Spirit Award. 2010: NAIA Scholar-Athlete; academic all-Midwest Collegiate Conference. 2011: NAIA Scholar-Athlete; honorable mention all-Midwest Collegiate Conference.



Kathleen Kennedy - Luther College

#6 Kathleen Kennedy


  • Position: Defensive Specialist
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Year: First Year
  • Hometown: Washington, Iowa
  • High School: Washington


Cassie Holland - Mt Mercy University

 #20 Cassie Holland

Cassie Holland Image



Tara Zwer - signed with Graceland University (Congrats Tara!)


News Photo

Monday, January 16
2012 Volleyball Club Season

January 15th -

Congrats to Washington 1 for taking first place in the tournament.  Great Job Ladies!

Also  -our Washington 2 and Washington 8th Grade teams both had outstanding days.

varsity team
Monday, January 16
Varsity 2011

Sunday, November 20
Demon Volleyball Award Banquet 2011

Distinguished academic achievement award JV & Varsity got over a 3.61 GPA 

All Junior Varsity & Varsity Combined 

Academic All-Southeast Iowa Conference Team (3.25 Cumulative GPA or better : Juniors & Seniors) 

Seniors: Sydney Greiner

Jordan Mellinger

Lauren Vittetoe

Erin Webber

Tara Zwer  

Juniors: Beth Dillon

Samantha Ellingson

Lauren Kimball

Johannah Vittetoe  



Head Coach – Chelsey Degen 


Team MVP  - Sydney Hoffman and Lauren Swan

Offense Player of the Year – Anna Wheeler

Defense Player of the Year – Brittany Sholl and Macy Marek

Most Improved –  Makenna Goodwin

Demon Spirit – Brittany Sholl


Junior Varsity

Head Coach – Steven Caulk


Team MVP  - Samantha Ellingson

Offense Player of the Year – Beth Dillon

Defense Player of the Year – Stephanie Fishback

Most Improved – Carly Shelman

Demon Spirit – Erica Zieglowsky , Michelle Holland


Varsity Awards / Players


Stat Leaders 


Kills – Lauren Vittetoe (197)   

Blocks – Johannah Vittetoe (57)

Assists –  Lauren Kimball (351) 

Digs –  Tara Zwer (253)                      

Aces –  Sydney Greiner (41)   

Serve % - Lauren Kimball (94%)


Team Awards 

Team MVP  - Lauren Vittetoe

Offense Player of the Year –Sydney Greiner and Lauren Vittetoe

Defense Player of the Year – Johannah Vittetoe and Tara Zwer

Demon Spirit Award -   Erin Webber, Jordan Mellinger, Beth Dillon

Most Improved –   Samantha Ellingson, Lauren Kimball


 All Conference Teams

1st Team –        Lauren Vittetoe

2nd Team -        Sydney Greiner and Johannah Vittetoe

Honorable Mention – Erin Webber, Tara Zwer, Lauren Kimball 

All Golden Triangle Volleyball Team             Lauren Vittetoe


All District Volleyball Team             Lauren Vittetoe

Thursday, October 6
SoloSpike - Quick Hit



Thursday, October 6
SoloSpike Drills

To watch the videos you will need the following information

Your login information is:
User name: JeffSpenner
Password: washvolley

Example - approach and hit



















Load Mechanics



Power Stride




Sunday, April 10
Volleyball Drills

I've linked some volleyball drills which are very helpful.  Most of the skills are tought the same way as you'll see in our camp but there are also some which are unique but will help.


When the screen comes up - you can pick in the upper right the different skills and inside of each area are more videos which can be picked in the middle right side of the screen.


click on the below link to get started!


Thursday, February 21
Misc Info

Welcome to the Washington Demon Volleyball Website - During the season I will be posting information regarding the program online.  You'll be able to find practice times, photos, stats, results and parent information. 


Coach Spenner

Tuesday, February 23
Colleges - Volleyball Recruiting

I've included some links for anyone interested in a volleyball scholarship or being recruited to play in college.  If you interested in a certain college you generally will want to goto there school website and find there volleyball recruitment page.  If you need help or want me to contact a coach for you let me know.  I get emails and letters for all the area coaches throughout the year asking about players and who we have graduating. 

Generally athletes will want to start during there sophomore and junior years with contacting the colleges but it's never too late. 

Let me know if you are interested.

Jeff Spenner


Coe College - head coach (DeAnn Woodin)


Cornell College - head coach (Jeff Meeker)  http://www.cornellcollege.edu/athletics/recruiting/

Mount Mercy College  - head coach (Rick Blackwell)


Central College - head coach (Kent Clayberg) 


Iowa Central College - head coach (Sara Horn)


Kirkwood Community College - head coach (Jill Williams)


Southeastern Community College - head coach (Susan Reid)


Indian Hills Community College - head coach (Tery Carlson)



Other colleges to look at

Clarke College - Dubuque

Ellsworth Community College - Iowa Falls

Grand View College - Des Moines

Iowa Wesleyan College - Mount Pleasant

Loras College - Dubuque

Luther College -  Decorah

Saint Ambrose University - Davenport

Simpson College - Indianola

Wartburg College - Waverly







Thursday, May 21
My contact information

My Email – washvolleyball@iowatelecom.netMy Cell – 319-461-6002