With an incredible come back in the final match - we were down 8 x 14 in the tie break set, and yet fought our way back! - our incredible U15 won the Irish Rumble 2018 tournament! This team dropped only two sets in the entire competition! Mental strength and perseverance! That's what volleyball is all about! CONGRATULATIONS, LADIES!
Congratulations to Makenna Myers, our Loudoun Elite U15, on earning MVP of Riverside varsity team as a freshman, also scoring the most aces (64) within the district!
Coach James Howell is a seasoned volleyball player with over 30 years of experience competing in the sand and indoors at various levels from club (in the US and abroad) to competing professionally in Belgium, and at the highest levels in the Armed Forces with the All Army program. While in Europe playing for the US Armed Forces as a Middle Hitter/Blocker he led his team to win consecutive US Army European Men’s Championships in 1996 and 1997, and led the US Army Europe team to victory at the Armed Forces European Men’s Championships in 1998 where he was also named Most Valuable Player.
Welcome to the family, James!
Make sure to check out his Bio: Talmo Oliveira.
Coach Cadu Santarém is coming from Brazil to join our Loudoun Elite Program. Experienced athlete and coach, Cadu is going to help us to develop our program by working with our beginners teams. We are very happy to have him with us! Welcome, Coach!
Coach Liga Strautniece joins our excellence coaching staff. Liga is a native from Riga, Latvia, and has played in the US during her college studies. Liga is going to coach with us the upcoming season and we are very excited to have her with us! Welcome, Coach!