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Summer Camps

2018 Girls Summer Camp Series

Welcome to the 2018 SynergyForce Summer Camp Series.  Each year we strive to improve our summer camp offering in an effort to produce tangible results at a great value.  The 2018 SFV Summer Camp Series features our 3-day mini-camps in small groups which ensure every athlete receives the technical training they deserve.  The SFV Summer Camp Series wraps up with our 4-day Boot Camp and our 4-day Elite Evaluation Camp for advanced players who aspire to play in college.  Give your athletes the foundation they need for optimal long-term development and a successful future. Space is limited so don't wait - pick and choose the sessions you want and reserve your spots today!

REGISTRATION OPEN - LINK BELOW

CAMP SESSIONS ARE OPEN TO PLAYERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS INCLUDING, ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE & BEGINNER.  PLAYERS WILL BE GROUPED BY THE COACHES IN ACCORDANCE TO THEIR CURRENT SKILL LEVEL TO ENSURE MAXIMUM DEVELOPMENT.

 

PRE-TRYOUT BOOT CAMP (4 Days)

For girls of all levels focused on how to best prepare for school tryouts.  The key training elements of this four-day camp are repetition and pace.  The camp will provide massive repetition of all six fundamental volleyball skills at a rapid pace to sharpen skills and increase athleticism/fitness.

NATIONAL PROGRAM ELITE EVALUATION CAMP (4 Days)

Camp Features NCAA D-I Guest Coaches

Continuing on from last years camp success, we are happy to be hosting our Second Annual National Program Elite Evaluation Camp!  The SynergyForce National Program Elite Evaluation Camp is for the elite committed female athlete who aspires to play in college. Under the direction of the lead D-I guest coaches, the SynergyForce coaching staff will take players though a four-day camp in a college style combine setting that will allow players to be tested physically, have their skills evaluated and be able to showcase their competitiveness and work ethic.  Elite players will receive a large amount of quality repetitions through skill-work, drill-work and competition. At the end of the camp, each player will receive an evaluation of their current skill-set from the SynergyForce coaching staff.  Players will leave this camp knowing exactly what they need to work on and improve going into their school season.  THIS CAMP IS FOR ADVANCED PLAYERS ONLY GRADES 8 THROUGH 12.

ELITE EVALUATION CAMP GUEST COACHING LINE UP

Monday July 23rd - Tyson Norton, Lead Assistant Nevada (Mountain West).  

Coach Norton is entering his fourth season as the lead assistant with the Nevada Wolfpack. Norton was brought in by coach Lee Nelson in 2015. In their first year with the program, Nelson and Norton led the team to 12 wins, most in 6 seasons. In 2016, they led the Wolfpack to a 19-11 record, most successful season for the program since 2002. Prior to his stint at Nevada, Coach Norton was the lead assistant for the UC Santa Barbara Men's Program, helping the Gauchos make the MPSF Tournament three consecutive seasons. Norton also helped UCSB secure a top five National recruiting class in 2014. Norton played for the UCSB Gauchos as a libero, and was a key piece of their 2007 team that finished 20-12.

Tuesday July 24th - Ali Skayhan, Associate Head Coach USF (WCC)

Coach Skayhan is entering hher second season with the University of San Francisco. In her first year with the Dons, Skayhan helped lead the team to wins over Nevada, Cal State Northridge, and Fresno State. Working with one of the winningest coaches in collegiate volleyball, Frank Lavrisha, Skayhan is playing a big role in making the Dons a contender in the competitive WCC. Skayhan comes to USF after a storied pro career, where in her second season she was named MVP of the Bundesliga Division II and captained the team as the made the jump to the first division. During her playing career at Florida Southern University, she was twice named an AVCA All American.

Wednesday July 25th - Dan Conners, Head Coach UC Davis (Big West).  

Coach Conners is going into his fifth season as the head coach at UC Davis. Sporting an overall winning record over the past four seasons, he has led them into the top 5 of the Big West conference each year since his arrival. He has also placed athletes on the Big West All Conference teams and All Freshman Teams each season. Before coming to Davis, Coach Conners was the lead assistant at the University of Illinois, he helped them to an NCAA tournament berth. Conners has also worked under legendary Head Coach John Cook at the University of Nebraska, where he was the recruiting and defensive coordinator for a team that led the Big Ten in opposing hitting percentage and won a conference title. Conners previously was an assistant coach at UCLA, his alma mater, during which the Bruins posted a 124-44 combined record and made two trips to the Elite Eight.

Thursday July 26th - Jonathan Winder, Head Coach Fresno State (Mountain West)

Coach Winder is entering his first season as the head coach of the Fresno State Bulldogs. He was announced as the new head coach in January following a storied run as an assistant coach for the University of Washington indoor team and head coach of the beach program. Winder helped lead the indoor team to a 105-21 record over three seasons, earning two PAC-12 titles, a No. 1 national ranking, and consecutive Elite Eight appearances in the process. On the beach side, Winder guided the team to 11 wins, 7 more than the season prior, and a No. 16 national ranking. Before coaching at Washington, Winder was an assistant with the Pepperdine University Men's Volleyball team under legendary head coach Marv Dunphy, and helped lead the team to a No. 4 national ranking. Coach Winder also had a spectacular playing career at Pepperdine, where he led the team to a National Championship in 2005 and two other final four appearances while also holding the career assists record with 5,118.

THIS ELITE EVALUATION CAMP DOES NOT REPRESENT A COLLEGE OR CLUB RECRUITING EVENT.  ENROLLMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THE TERM “EVAULATION” REFERS TO AN OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF EACH ATTENDING PLAYER’S SKILL-SET BY THE SYNERGYFORCE COACHING STAFF. PLAYERS WILL RECEIVE WRITTEN EVALUATIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A USEFUL TOOL TO ASSIST THEM IN IMPROVING THEIR SKILLS. SPACE IS LIMITED – REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

 

SUMMER CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Program director Addie Hauschild-Willis, former two-time All American middle blocker & US National team libero
  • Lead Instructors all experienced SynergyForce coaches with distinguished collegiate playing careers
  • Assistant court coaches include several SFV alumni currently playing in college
  • Groups limited in size to 8 players with a maximum 4:1 player to coach ratio
  • Focus is on technical skill training & development to maximize player growth
  • Exceptional Value with high level training

2018 SFV Camp Schedule

June 19-21 (Tuesday-Thursday) TIME CAMP PARTICIPANT INFO PRICE
Session 1 9:00-10:30 am Hitting All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 2 10:45am-12:15pm All Skills All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 3 12:30-2:00 pm Setting All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
June 26-28 (Tuesday-Thursday TIME CAMP PARTICIPANT INFO PRICE
Session 4- Rheann Fall 9:00-10:30 am Defense All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 5- Rheann Fall 10:45am-12:15pm All Skills All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 6- Rheann Fall 12:30-2:00 pm Serve Receive All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
July 10-12 (Tuesday-Thursday) TIME CAMP PARTICIPANT INFO PRICE
Session 7- Addie Hauschild-Willis 9:00-10:30 am Pin HItter All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 8- Addie Hauschild-Willis 10:45am-12:15pm All Skills All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 9- Addie Hauschild-Willis 12:30-2:00 pm Setter/Middle All Ages (Premier & Open) $95

SPECIALTY CAMP: LIBEROS: saturday July 14- Addie Hauschild-Willis

TIME Participant Info Price
9:00 am-4:00 pm 8th-12th Grade $175

There will be a one hour lunch break from 12:00-1:00 pm. All players are required to bring their own lunch. 

July 17-19 (Tuesday-Thursday) TIME CAMP PARTICIPANT INFO PRICE
Session 10- Addie Hauschild-Willis 9:00-10:30 am Setting All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 11- Addie Hauschild-Willis 10:45am-12:15pm All Skills All Ages (Premier & Open) $95
Session 12- Addie Hauschild-Willis 12:30-2:00 pm Hitting All Ages (Premier & Open) $95

PRE-TRYOUT BOOT CAMP: July 23-26

Time participant info Price
9:00 am-12:00 pm 5th-7th Grade $150
1:00-4:00 pm 8th-12th Grade $150

NATIONAL PROGRAM ELITE EVALUATION CAMP: July 23-26

Time participant info Price
6:00-9:00 pm Elite Players 8th-12th Grade $225

CLICK LINK BELOW TO REGISTER

Camp Descriptions

ALL SKILLS - DRILLS CAMP

For girls of all levels looking to build a solid technical foundation of all skills including:  passing, setting, attacking, blocking, digging and serving.  The All Skills-Drill Camp applies skill development to match-type drills.  This three-day camp includes multiple match-type reps that combine pass-set-hit and dig-set-hit sequences to help players develop confidence in game like situations.  Players will be grouped according to current skill levels.

PASSING & DEFENSE CAMP

For girls of all levels that are looking to build a technical foundation for better overall ball control.  This three-day camp includes training on the techniques of passing, including individual skills and strategies. Players will get a large amount of quality reps to build their skill development. From the feet to the hands to the mental aspects of being a better passer and defender, players get a comprehensive breakdown on the specific skills needed.

PIN HITTERS CAMP

For girls of all levels that are looking to improve their overall attacking ability. Players at this three-day camp will learn techniques that will translate into becoming a better attacker across all levels including techniques on footwork, arm swing, and strategy. The pin hitters camp introduces position specific training of left-side, right-side and back row attacking.  Plenty of quality repetitions to promote proper skill development.

SETTING CAMP

For girls of all levels that are looking to become a better setter. This three-day camp includes training on the techniques for beginning and advanced level setting including work with individual skills and strategies. From the feet to the hands to the mental aspects of being a setter, players get a comprehensive breakdown on setting. Setters at this camp receive thousands of setting repetitions to improve their game. The advanced group will include technical training for jump setting, setting different tempos, setter attacking and good decision-making.

SETTERS & MIDDLES CAMP 

Middle Hitter skill development includes: mobility, vision, ball relationship, arm swing, readiness, and hitting smarter. Setter skill development includes: posture, footwork, hand placement, delivery, readiness and setting all locations. 

LIBERO CAMP

Lead by National Program Director Addie Hauschild-Willis, former National Team Libero, players will work on all facets of being a good libero- from footwork, to creating a good platform, to being able to read hitters more efficiently. PLAYERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH.