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2017 end of season party

By Rodrigo Gomes, 06/02/17, 2:45PM EDT

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NVVA Volleyball Club celebrated its End of Season Party with over 500 people in attendance. This was an opportunity to celebrate our team's successes over the season as well as our players and coaches. We enjoyed an afternoon of music, awards, and food. Mongoose Junction, a 3 man band, came and played their classic rock covers while we had a gym full of players, siblings, parents, and coaches playing more volleyball.

Amidst all of the fun and games, awards were handed out to players and coaches across the club. Below are some of the awards from the event:

Coaches
-The 7th (wo)Man of the Year award went to Kay Smith
-The Galaxy Head Coach of the Year award went to Dave McCandless
-The Galaxy Assistant Coach of the Year went to Michelle Calvo
-The Regional Head Coach of the Year went to Mike Garrison
-The Regional Assistant Coach of the Year went to Young Choe
-The Select Head Coach of the Year went to Casey Kelly
-The Select Assistant Coach of the Year went to Jonathan Garber
-The Travel Head Coach of the Year went to Emily Vandegrift
-The Travel Assistant Coach of the Year went to Glenn Padeway
-Boys Head Coach of the Year went to Katie Herbert

All-star Players
-Outside Hitters: Julianna Quintero, Kelsey Smith
-Right side Hitters: Alana Harris, Sammi Wilden
-Middle Hitters: Caroline Tolentino, Lauren Turner
-Libero: Morgan Owens
-Setter: Ericka Link
-Impact Player: Mary Page

Thanks to Shirley Terry & her team, we had a full-blown backyard barbecue with hamburgers & hot dogs grilled by parents and coaches, coleslaw, popcorn, snow-cones and cotton candy.  The NVVA family also participated in backyard games such as washers, bean bag toss, life-size Jenga for additional fun.

This year also marks the 20th anniversary of NVVA. We look forward to celebrating that later in the summer with some of the alumni and founders of the club.

To see pictures of the party, please visit our Facebook page