Blair Volleyball Club: Welcome

                          2016-2017 Blair Elite Volleyball Club 

 

 

17's Tournament information for Sunday Jan. 22 is posted on your webpage.

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Players please contact your coach if you are going to be absent from practice. Coaches plan practices with everyone in mind so they will need to make changes if players are going to be gone. 

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Tournament information is posted on your webpage.  Please plan accordingly for weather.  Check the webpage Saturday evening and Sunday morning to be sure the tournament is still on schedule.  If the roads are too dangerous to travel we will not participate.

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Players please take the player clinics listed below.  Follow the directions to complete the clinics. If you did these clinics last season you do not need to do them this year.

The link below has all the information and specifics on how to register and complete the scoring and refing clinics. You will need to know your user name and password you used to register for the season with Great Plains.

Cut and paste link below to get additional information on how to complete the clinics.

http://www.gpvb.org/uploads/officials/2017%20Coach-Player%20Officiating%20Clinic%20Info.pdf

 

PLAYER CLINICS:

GP17_101 - Great Plains Junior Player – REFEREE

This clinic is for Junior club players who want to fulfill the referee requirement for this season.  The clinic consists of four modulesR1, R2, Line judge, and Jr Signals.  To complete the clinic, you must take all modules.  Your membership will be updated upon completion and the acknowledgment will show on the team roster when printed.  You will see a ‘Y’ under the ref column on the roster.

 

GP17_102 - Great Plains Junior Player – SCORER

This clinic is for Junior club players who want to fulfill the scorer requirement for this season.  The clinic consists of three modules.  Scoring Basics, Deciding Set and Libero Tracker.  To complete the clinic, you must take all modules.  Your membership will be updated upon completion and the acknowledgment will show on the team roster when printed.  You will see a ‘Y’ under the Score column on the roster. 

 
FOR 2017 SEASON ONLY

The 2017 season is the second of a two year rulebook cycle.  There are no new rules for the 2017 season.  Therefore, any Junior member who took their Rules and Scoring clinics last year and are marked as current in their membership record will have those certification(s) extended by one year.  You will not have to take the clinic(s) this season.  Anyone who did not complete their clinic(s) may complete them this season.  All certifications from last season and this season will expire October 31, 2017.

 

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Schedule for January  
Day          Time       Location           Teams 
        
Thursday January 19 7:00-8:30                  Otte Middle School 12's & 17's
 
Saturday January 21 1:00-3:00                  High School Main gym  12's & 13's
 
Monday January 23 6:00-7:30                  Otte Middle School 13's & 17's
 
Thursday January 26 7:00-8:30                  Otte Middle School  12's & 13's
 
Saturday January 28 1:00-3:00                  Otte Middle School 12's & 17's
 
Monday January 30 6:00-7:30                  High School Aux. gym 13's & 17's
 
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 February Schedule
          Day                    Time       Location        Teams  
 
Thursday February 2 7:00-8:30  Otte Middle School       12's & 17's
 
Saturday February 4 11:00-1:00 Otte Middle School       Bonsai, Fusion
 
Monday February 6                             7:00-8:30                  Otte Middle School       Platnium & Fusion
 
Thursday February 9                           8:00-9:30                  High School Aux. Gym   12's, Platnium cancelled due to a rescheduled basketball game       posted     1/17/17
 
Saturday February 11                          1:00-3:00                 High School Aux. Gym    12's, Fusion, 17's
 
Monday February 13                            6:00-7:30                High School Aux. Gym    Platnium & 17's
 
Saturday February 18  1:00-3:00                 Otte Middle School         12's & Fusion
 
Monday February 20                           8:00-9:30                 High School Aux. Gym    13's & 17's
 
Thursday February 23                         8:00-9:30                 Otte Middle School         12's & Platnium
 
Saturday February 25                         11:00-1:00                Otte Middle School         13's & 17's
 
Monday February 27                           6:00-7:30                 High School Aux. Gym    12's & 17's
 
             
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 December Schedule 

Monday   December 5th                     6:00pm - 7:30 pm    High School Aux. gym        All players cancelled due to 9th grade basketball game conflict with the gym

Thursday December 8th                  6:00pm - 7:30pm     High School Main. gym         All players

Saturday December 10th                1:00pm - 3:00pm   High School Main gym            All players
  (note time change for this date) 11/28/16 changed 
Monday  December 12th                    6:00pm -  7:30pm    High School Aux. gym                  All players
 
Thursday December 15th                   6:00pm - 7:30pm     High School Aux. gym        12's-14's
 
Saturday December 17th               1:00pm - 3:00pm   High School Aux. gym               12's-14's 
       (note time change for this date) 11/20/16 changed   
 January Schedule 
 
Thursday January 5 6:00-7:30 High School Aux. gym        12's & 13's
 
Saturday January 7     11:00-12:30            High School Main gym     All teams
Time changed due to a conflict for the gym  1/5/17 
 
Monday January 9 6:00-7:30                  High School Aux. gym 13's & 17's 
 
Thursday January 12 7:00-8:30                  Otte Middle School              12's & 17's 
 
Saturday January 14                           1:00-3:00                  Otte Middle School              12's & 13's  
 
Monday January 16 6:00-7:30                  High School Aux. gym 13's & 17's cancelled due to weather and school closing 

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 Laurel Derry, Club Director   (402)305-1305. 

lderryvbco@hotmail.com 

Brandi Nicholson, Coach  (402)427-4571
 bnicholson@maccnet.com
 
Mandy Grabbe, Coach (402)720-3730
mandy.grabbe@blairschools.org 
 
Kari Mahannah, Coach (402)380-0439
kari.mahannah@blairschools.org  
 
Jenna Petersen, Coach   (402)533-3945 
 
Olivia Frost, Coach     (402)575-0085 
 

If school is cancelled we will not have practice.  Please check the website frequently for updates and information.  You can also contact me, Laurel Derry, Club Director at lderryvbco@hotmail.com or my cell phone number is (402)305-1305. 

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PRIVATE OR GROUP LESSONS

Please email lderryvbco@hotmail.com for available times if you'd like a private or group lesson at Nebraska Elite  Individual lessons are $60.00. Group lessons are $45 per player.  Fee includes the court rental and coaching.

    

    

   Quotes

 "Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don't give 100%- You make it that much easier for me to beat you out of a position or in a match"-  Unknown

"There is one quality that one must possess to win,  and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it."   Napoleon Hill

"Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most"

"It is not the mountain we conquer, it's ourselves"  Edmund Hillary

"It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that.  It the will to prepare to win that matters"  -Paul "Bear" Bryant

 

If you have any questions please be sure to call, email or text. 

Laurel Derry; home (402) 426-5334; cell (402)305-1305; work (402)827-6260 

email  lderryvbco@hotmail.com