Volleyball Team Camp


Friday, July 27, 2018

The Alma College Volleyball Team Camp invites high school volleyball teams of all levels (freshman, JV and varsity) to join us for the day, improving individual skills while working on team dynamics and building a strong foundation for success in their upcoming season. Individualized coaching, development of physical as well as communicative skills and competitive drills, will take each team to a new level!

One coach per school is free of charge to attend and any additional coaches are $25 each.

All campers will want to bring a water bottle and snacks. Overnight campers are required to bring their own bedding, towels and a fan.


You may register and submit your camp fee online.

$50 per camper (6 minimum per team)— includes instruction, t-shirt and lunch

One coach free per team; each additional coach is $25

All campers receive lunch on campus, instruction from Alma College coaches and current members of the Alma College volleyball team, as well as an Alma College Volleyball t-shirt that permits free admission to regular season home volleyball games this fall.


Get Registered!

Are you interested in attending our Skills and Positional Camp on July 26, Team Camp on July 27 and Team Competition July 28-29? Come to all three camps for a discounted rate of $275 per camper. To do so, please register for all three camps online and select to bring a check in person. You may inquire for more information through Coach Leja!

Campers who withdraw from the camp on or before July 20 will receive a full refund. Campers who withdraw on or after July 21 will receive a full refund less a $25 cancellation fee.

Location: Art Smith Arena and Cappaert Gymnasium

10:00-10:30 a.m. Check-in
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.. Team Training
2:00-2:45 p.m. Lunch
3:45-6:00 p.m. Team Training
6:00-6:30 p.m.. Check-out

Clinician Experience

Alex Leja
Head Coach

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.

Juliana GutknechtJuliana Gutknecht
Assistant Coach

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.