Advanced Approach Pittsburgh: Coaches Corner

Tentative Coaches Information for 2008
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Please contact us at or 724-242-0440 if you are interested in coaching with Advanced Approach

Advanced Approach is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated, hard working coaches who have a passion for the game for the upcoming USAV juniors season. Experience is unnecessary, as we train our coaches. Enthusiasm, morals, ethics, a love of the game, a desire to learn, and a desire to improve as a coach and a person are all required traits.

Our club is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. We draw athletes from western PA, eastern OH, and northern WV. We will practice in and around Pittsburgh, PA. We are fielding teams in the following age groups for girls (National and Regional levels): 10&Under, 11&Under, 12&Under, 13&Under, 14&Under, 15&Under, 16&Under, 17&Under, and 18&Under.

Coaches of younger teams (10,11,12,13,14) will practice approximately 2 times per week and attend approximately 4 weekend tournaments. Coaches of older teams (15,16,17,18) will practice approximately 3 times per week and attend approximately 8 weekend tournaments (some overnight).

Contact the club with questions via e-mail at or by phone at 724-242-0440.

Coaches, here are some dates of upcoming events...

The OVR Officiating Clinic for anyone wishing to become a new certified USAV referee with the OVR is being held on Sunday December 2, 2007 at Westerville South HS in Westerville, OH (Columbus area).

The annual AVCA Coaches Clinic is set for Thursday December 13, 2008 - Saturday December 16 in Sacramento, CA in conjunction with the NCAA Women's Division 1 Semifinals and Finals. A USAV CAP Clinic is also held during this event.

USAV CAP1 and CAP2 Coaches Clinics are TENTATIVELY scheduled to be held at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, OH on Saturday January 12 and Sunday January 13, 2008.

The annual PVCA Coaches Clinic is set for Friday February 9 and Saturday February 10, 2008 in State College, PA.