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Hickory Point Beach Becomes Beach ParaVolley Training Site

Hickory Point Beach will become a national training site for the USA Volleyball Beach ParaVolley program after a $100,000 private donation from the Norelli Family Foundation to support the effort. The donation, announced by the Florida Region of USA Volleyball, will support the program at the sand volleyball complex in Tavares, Florida, through the 2024 […]

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AAU held its Junior Nationals Volleyball Championships this summer, but indoor events during the winter will pose new challenges for event organizers. Photo: AAU

Experts Say Indoor Events Pose Different Challenges

In the past weeks, the threat of COVID-19’s ability to disrupt indoor sports event has only grown. On every level from youth to professional, teams and leagues are trying to figure out how — or if — they can practice and compete in a healthy and safe fashion. The ability to play an indoor sport […]

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2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships Heading to Las Vegas

The 2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship will be held in Las Vegas for the first time. The event will be June 26 through July 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The girls junior nationals is the United States’ premier junior girls club tournament and attracts college scouts from across the country. “We […]

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Signs at various locations remind golfers of social distancing rules during the first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Sports in a Post-COVID World: Industry Leaders React

With so much unknown about the short-, mid- and long-term future of the sports-event industry, destinations, rights holders and industry suppliers have tried to prepare as best they can for what may lie ahead. SportsTravel asked leaders across the industry to give their thoughts about the remarkable past few months, what they are doing now […]

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USA Volleyball Extends CEO Contract Through 2024

Three years after hiring Jamie Davis as a volleyball outsider to make change in the organization, USA Volleyball’s Board of Directors has extended his contract through 2024. “Since taking over as CEO in January 2017, Jamie’s leadership has reached every realm of USA Volleyball’s operations delivering solid membership growth, financial stability, enhanced partnerships with internal […]

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SportsEngine Partners with USA Volleyball on Member Management

SportsEngine Inc. has partnered with USA Volleyball to serve as the national governing body’s member management technology provider in a move that could help ensure that event participants have met safety requirements and passed background checks. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, has had a long-standing relationship with USAV but as of September 1, 2019, […]

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USA Volleyball to Host 2019–2021 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League Finals

USA Volleyball  will host the next three editions of the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Finals from 2019 to 2021. The announcement was made by the FIVB, the sport’s international federation, at the 2018 VNL Finals in Lille, France. Launched by the FIVB in 2018, the Volleyball Nations League is a competition for the top men’s and women’s […]

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USA Volleyball and RISE Drive Social Change Through Sports

USA Volleyball  and the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) have partnered to bring RISE’s leadership and education programs to USA Volleyball athletes, coaches, referees, administrators and fans. “A fundamental pillar of USA Volleyball is to be welcoming to members of all ethnicities,” said USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis. “We are proud to be partnering with RISE to further […]

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AVP Partners With FIVP for Huntington Beach Open

The Association of Volleyball Professionals has announced a partnership with the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, the international governing body responsible for all forms of volleyball. The AVP will host the FIV Huntington Beach Open, an international beach volleyball event that will be held in Huntington Beach, California, May 2–6. “World-class beach volleyball competition and entertainment is […]

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After years under the leadership of Doug Beal, who was an icon in the sport as a player, coach and executive, USA Volleyball went in a decidedly different direction when it hired Jamie Davis in January. Davis is the national governing body’s first CEO with no prior experience in the sport and was hired by design for his marketing and e-commerce background. Davis founded his own company, Jomandrew Sports and Entertainment, after serving as president of online retailer Fanatics from 2012 to 2014. Before that, he served as president of the Versus television network from 2008 to 2011 and held several roles with News Corporation, Fox Sports and

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