sport of Volleyball is the second most popular sport in the
world. At LMYA we strive to provide a safe
environment in which to honor this sport.
We make it available at a good price and we run it with the best help we
and local facts:
· On the men's side (with three gold medals), the US has the most
decorated volleyball Olympian, Karch
Karch and your LMYA Volleyball Commissioner once took a drive
· In the last Olympics (2008), U.S.A. won gold in 4 out of the 5
volleyball events. As USA Volleyball CEO, Doug Beal
says, this has never happened before -by any
nation. Doug has ties to Lamorinda.
· Locally, we have a rich foundation to inspire volleyball
development. Orinda produced an
Olympian. In Moraga, St. Mary's College (SMC) has a
coach who (besides winning 2009's WCC coach of the year award), has served on the coaching staff of three USA
result of this fertile soil is clear: a
local high school won the state championship (twice in the past 5 years) and the clubs on which many of
our residence play are nationally recognized.
starts here. And it does not have to end
in the Olympics or a state title…it can be just for fun!
· A ten-week recreation program whose design is sought after by other
· Trainers to help parent-coaches (including NCAA-D1 players, and
· Clinics for players and coaches
· Coach-led weekly practice and 8 Saturday matches including a
· Competition at multiple ability levels (4th - 8th grade in 4
· A fabulous Evaluation Day, Coach's Kick-off, and nearly 100
I hope you will consider this program as your child's first step
into the world of volleyball.
For me, it's been a wonderful
life-long ride. My goal is to make it
the same for you and your family.
"To create opportunities for our children where they can
be inspired, enabled and closely connected to nurturing people is the
assignment for everyone who assumes protective, mentoring, and educational
responsibilities." - From "The Volleyball
Festival - Experiences that Inspire Competition that Empowers
Relationships that Unify" --David Canning Epperson, Ph.D.
(Festival Co-Founder and LMYA Commissioner's past