Thursday, July 26, 2018
The Alma College Volleyball Skills and Positional Camp welcomes players of all skill levels! This camp, designed for students 14-18 years old, supports growth within individual positions, emphasizing the development of skills and technique through one-on-one instruction, repetition and competitive drills.
All campers will want to bring a water bottle and snacks.
You may register and submit your camp fee online.
$75 per camper — includes dinner
Bring a buddy and you’ll each receive $5 off your registration fee (four buddies max)!
All campers receive dinner on campus, instruction from Alma College coaches and current members of the Alma College volleyball team and an Alma College Volleyball t-shirt. Wear your Alma College Volleyball t-shirt for free admission to regular season home volleyball games this fall.
Campers who withdraw from the camp before July 20 will receive a full refund. Campers who withdraw after July 21 will receive a full refund less a $25 cancellation fee.
Location: Art Smith Arena
THURSDAY, JULY 26
|1:30-4:30 p.m.||Positional Training & Repetition|
|6:00-8:00 p.m.||Positional Training & Competitive Drills|
Originally from Southern California, Coach Alex Leja was the first assistant and primary setting coach for Vanguard University from January 2012 until joining the Scots in March 2016. Qualifying for the NAIA National Tournament in each of those four seasons, the 2015 team advanced to the Elite 8, finishing with a 25-7 mark, winning the Golden State Athletic Conference title for the first time in school history, and finishing the season at #7 in the NAIA. In 2015, Coach Leja mentored and coached seven players in earning Conference Player of the Week Awards; totaling four Attacker of the Week, four Defender of the Week, and three Setter of the Week. As well as four All-Americans, five All-Conference Players, Conference Player of the Year, All-Southwest Region Libero of the Year, and All-Southwest Region Player of the Year.
A native of Southern California, Coach Juliana Gutknecht comes from San Diego Christian College, an NAIA school, where she graduated in 2016. While at SDCC she was a 6 rotation, 4 year starter, a leader in kills, and the captain her senior year. Coach Gutknecht joined the Scots in July of 2017, where she is currently the assistant coach. She also coaches at Central Volleyball Club in Mount Pleasant where she led the team to place 3rd of 23 teams in the Lakeshore Power League.