Trailblazers: Welcome

Tuesday, May 9

 Welcome to the Trailblazers VBC- (A licensed club with the OVR) Based in Lima Ohio
We also have an "OVR Approved Club" status with the OVR-Ohio Valley Region
Sanctioned member of the Ohio Valley Region(OVR) of
USA Volleyball(USAV)
Member of AVCA-American Volleyball Coaches Association
Member of JVDA- Junior Volleyball Directors Association
Member of OHSVCA- Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association
Member of OHSAA- Ohio High School Athletic Assiciation
Member of NFHS- National Federation of High School Volleyball
Member of AIC- Accredited Interscholastic Coach Level II

Contact Info-Director-Ron Coleman
                    -Asst. Director- Ginger Stahr

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          “Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.” Mike Ditka
          “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein 
Our Mission:
We are a Club dedicated to improving volleyball skills. The Trailblazers VBC Staff is dedicated to providing our athletes with reasonably priced fees to enjoy and grow in the sport of volleyball. Our knowledgeable and experienced coaches focus on all the skills of volleyball and development as well as team offense, defense, and communication. We believe our Club helps young athletes develop skills that will help them in "life" by teaching them to set challenging, but achievable goals. We help our athletes attain their goals with personal commitment to the game of volleyball and support each other and work together as a team. All of our coaches have a passion for the game of volleyball and we hope to pass along our love of this game to every player in our club. 

Important Announcements: 

****2017 Spirit Wear form added to Forms/Downloads tab

This is a link to the Ohio Valley Region main web page-  "Ohio Valley Region" 

     Click on the following links:  
If your daughter was registered last season (2016 season) with USA Volleyball
To Renew USAV (2017) membership from last season go to the USAV Webpoint and select a
$10 USA Volleyball tryout membership, good for 5 tryouts,  or a USAV Full membership $62
The $10 tryout membership can be applied later to the Full membership if you make a team.
There will also be a $10 Trailblazers Volleyball tryout fee charged at the door.
            Click here-  Renew USAV Membership Registration

To Register as a new member (2017) or players that have not played Club volleyball with OVR-Ohio Valley Region
register with a $10 USAV tryout membership, good for 5 tryouts, or a USAV Full membership $62
There will also be a $10 Trailblazers Volleyball tryout fee at the door.
             Click here-   Register as New Member with USAV

Get your USAV Membership renewed with help from the following link:
            Click here-   Registration Help to Renew or become new member

Age definitions for OVR Divisions
            Click Here-

How to do the ON-LINE Training classes at the OVR- Score Keeping
This is the link on "how to" and "what score training" you need: 

To get to the Score Keeping location Training Material.
Use the browser Chrome or Firefox
      Please click on or go to this link 
       Under "Training Materials" Click on "Indoor Training Material"
   When you start a module do not click on Yes-Get Credit, instead click "No Thanks"
The two most important classes are "Scoring Basics Non-Deciding Set" "Scoring- Deciding Set" but you should take all the classes.

After completing the online curriculum, you will need final evaluation on-court by a professional certified referee to become certified as a junior second referee or scorer. Line judges and Libero trackers do not need to be certified. • OVR junior certifications are good for two seasons.

Ron Coleman
Trailblazers VBC


 "Word and Quote of the Week"
 1- "Enthusiasm"-  intense and eager enjoyment, interest. or appproval
 2- "Passion"-  a strong liking or desire for devotion to some activity. (like volleyball)
             Quote- "On your best days be Great, on your worst days be Good, Every other day be Better 

 3- "Effort"- a vigorous or determined attempt, the result of an attempt, an expenditure of energy to                           accomplish some objective 
                   Quote- "Remember, results aren"t the criteria for success, it's the effort made for                                        achievement that is most important"-- John Wooden
 4- "Industrious"  a word used to describe someone who is hard working
              Quote-  "Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." --Michael Jordan

 5- "Determination" is a positive emotional feeling that involves persevering towards a difficult goal in spite                             of obstacles.
              Quote-  When given an opportunity, deliver excellence and never quit: -- Robert Rodriquez

 6- "Success"   the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
              Quote- “The road to success is always under construction.” ~Lily Tomlin

 8- "Confidence"   belief in oneself and powers or abilities, self confidence
               Quote-You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their mind
                         so they never want to see you again:- Mia Hamm
 9-  "Ability" - competence in an activity or occupation because of one's skill, training, 
             Quote-  Play for the name on the front of your jersey, People will remember the name on the back.

10- "Why" and "What"-  Once we all figure out our "why" then we can be truly inspiring. Every team wants to                               win and be successful.... thats the "what".  It's our "why" that gives people                                       something to believe in and will inspire them to action. Getting better doesn't just                                 happen,we've got to be intentional about it.--Simon Sinek
                      Quote- It never gets Easier, You just get Better . --Beyond Inspire

11- "Teamwork" -  the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient
               Quote- The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch                 of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.                                                                                                           --Babe Ruth  

12- "Harmony" -  If you work in total cooperation with others, you work in harmony. 
               Quote- Practice like you have never won, Perform like you have never lost

13- "Initiative" - Ability to make a decision and take action without waiting for someone to tell                                you what to do.
                       Quote- All the talent in the world won't take you anywhere without your teammates

"Motivation" - the state or condition of being motivated or having a strong reason to act or accomplish                                                  something:
               Quote- Don't stop when you are tired, stop when you are done- unknown

-   "Cohesion"- The act of sticking together, a tight bond or togetherness, unity
                      "Quote"-Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.” -Andrew Carnegie

16-    "Mindfullness"-  A simple process of actively noticing new things.  As you notice, you become more aware that you didn't know as well as you thought.- Dr Ellen Langer
                        "Quote"-  We can never know that we can't do something; we can only know that we haven't yet done                                               so.- Dr. Ellen Langer

17-   "Hard Work" - a great deal of effort or endurance. "it takes hard work to be successful"
                  "Quote" -  You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good- unknown      ************************************************************************************************           
18-    "Mental Toughness"-  is a measure of individual resilience and confidence that may predict success in sport, education and the workplace. ... "Mental toughness" is frequently used colloquially to refer to any set of positive attributes that helps a person to cope with difficult situations.
                             "Quote"- “Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.” -Muhammad Ali (World HeavyWeight Champion Boxer)