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Sunday, October 23
Future Events

Here are a few programs we will offer  in 2012. 

US Elite Summer Camp   This past summer's camp was a tremendous success and we are working on the schedule for the camp again in 2012 and should have information and registration set up shortly.    

Summer Introduction to Volleyball - Details are not yet available. The program will be similar to what is offered by many clubs as a developmental program during the winter and spring. We want to offer this in late spring or summer as an introduction to volleyball and also for younger players considering middle school and CYO in the Fall. 

Monday, July 4
U S Elite Camp

July 14 - 16, Athlete Advantage in conjunction with U S Elite Vollleyball is pleased to offer the camp featuring Blair Brown, Max Lipsitz and other former Penn State standouts. All are now playing professionally and will bring a wealth of experience to share with the players.  In addition to the daytime camp, we will be offering

- Evening Advanced Clinics   3 evening clinics geared toward more experienced players who desire to further develop their skills in specific areas.   

Thursday evening –  Advanced Setting with Luke Murray. Luke had an outstanding career at Penn State, capped off with a stellar performance in the 2008 NCAA National Championship match, where he led his team to victory.  His performance put him on the NCAA All-Tournament Team.  After graduating, Luke was invited to train with the USA National Team Program in Anaheim, CA.  Luke then began his professional career last season playing in Cyprus. 

Friday evening –  Advanced Libero and DS clinic with Alyssa D’Errico. Alyssa was a 4 time National Champion, an integral part of Penn State’s championship team and an outstanding libero. 

Saturday evening – Advanced Net Play, blocking and hitting  with Blair Brown. Blair’s list of accolades are too numerous to mention. A few include - 3 time All American and 4 time National Champion. She has trained with the US National team, and is a nominee for an ESPY Award and Honda Award as the top Women’s Collegiate Athlete of the Year.  

Each clinic will run for 2 hours from 6:30 – 8:30 Audience: Because the clinics are of an advanced nature, high school experience is recommended.  Registration: No online registration. Send an email to  Let us know which clinic(s) you are registering for and send a check to Athlete Advantage, 4070 Ascot Circle, Allentown, PA 18103. Price: $40 per clinic. $25 if you are also attending the camp.

Private lessons Available lesson times are from 3 – 4PM and 4 – 5PM each of the camp days. Boys and girls. No online registration. Send an email to  requesting a day and time of interest. We’ll contact you to discuss the lesson details. You can bring payment $80 at the time of the lesson.  

If you are interested in these additional events, email us at or call Jeff at 610-770-9586

Monday, August 9
Completed -  Advanced Setting with Charlene Johnson-Tagaloa June 14  
2009 Camp 

Charlene, a former olympian with national and international professional experience   demonstrates and teaches the latest techniques promoted by USA Volleyball. Many who attended said this is the most beneficial camp they have ever attended.   Congratulations to Charlene and the Girls Youth National Team for winning the 2010 NORCECA Girls Youth Continental Championshipa and qualifying for Worlds in Singapore!!!    For more information, contact us via email at  


Charlene Johnson-Tagaloa bio 


Feel free to contact us via our email address for information about any of our program offerings at   



Completed - May 29 - 30 8 hour clinic (Friday evening & Saturday). Athlete Advantage Hitting Mechanics Clinic is an intense program designed to evaluate each athlete individually. The purpose is to develop proper hitting mechanics through biomechanics education and skill correction with an emphasis on injury prevention. Video analysis and the industry’s top attack trainer SoloSpike LS2000 provide a teaching environment that develops efficient and confident hitters.  

 Hitting Mechanics 

Camp Registration Form - Hitting Mechanics

Please download and complete the form on the left.  If you have any questions, please contact us via email at .





Completed - Advanced Setting Clinic  with Charlene Johnson-Tagaloa June 18  Learn from the best. Charlene is an excellent setting instructor and has national and international professional experience as a setter.  Charlene will teach proper footwork, setter technique, and how to handle difficult passes. If you are a setter, libero, or just want to improve your ball handling skills you won’t want to miss this session. 

 All Skills & Advanced Setter form 

Camp Registration Form - All Skills and Advanced Setting

Please download and complete the form on the left which is for both camps. 

Note to coaches - If you are interested in participating in a roundtable discussion with Charlene. If there is enough interest, we will make arrangements. Please contact us via email at .