Bryn Athyn College Nike DVA Volleyball Camp Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania

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Nike DVA Volleyball Camps is proud to be back for a second year at Bryn Athyn College in 2014. Join a talented coaching staff for an intense and fun volleyball experience.

The All Skills program is open to players of all ability levels, ages 10-18. Here you’ll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain game play experience. Every aspect of the game is covered, giving you a solid skill foundation to build upon after camp.  This year, we offer a Position Speciality session from July 20 through the 22nd.  Campers can choose a position to focus on during the session and get detailed instruction as a hitter, setter or libero.

Highlights Include

  • Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
  • Six hours of daily instruction
  • Coach to camper ratio is 1:10
  • Players grouped by age and ability level
  • Personal evaluations from your coach
  • Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
Meet your coaching staff
Co-Director

Bai Qing

Bai Qing Liu enters his seventh season at Lehigh University under Head Coach Bob Bertucci after a successful playing and coaching career in his native China.

Prior to coming to Temple, Bai Qing Liu spent 10 seasons coaching the girls' volleyball team at the Shanghai Sports School, one of the most successful girls' volleyball programs in China. From 1994-2004, Liu's unique coaching style and fast offense produced eight national
championships and various Olympians, professional and collegiate players, including former Temple players Sun Ying Ling , Zhen Jia Liu. 
 

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Liu also served as the head coach of the Chinese Junior National Team, leading the team to  the Asian Junior National Championship in 2001. 

Liu was also involved with the men's professional volleyball circuit, competing first as a  player from 1978-83 and then as a coach.  He served as the assistant coach of the Shanghai  men's professional volleyball team from 1983-90 and then took over as head coach from  1990-94.  Liu built the team into one of the top professional men's squads in China, leading  Shanghai to national titles in '90 and '91. 

Liu graduated from the Shanghai Sports University in 1983 with a degree in physical  education. His daughter Yan Liu starred for the Owls from 2004-06.

Co-Director

Rich Comly

Coach Comly has over 16 years of experience at the high school, collegiate, and Junior  Olympic levels – as a high-level indoor player, a pro beach volleyball player, and as a  coach.

Most recently, he was the head coach at the Gwynedd Mercy College Volleyball team where he coached several players to the All-Conference team and made it to the CSAC playoffs.

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Before his stop at Gwynedd, Coach Comly spent 2 seasons at Perkiomen Valley High School, where he started the program and made district playoffs in his first season. He also helped mentor three players who were named All-Conference as well others who went on to play at the collegiate level (West Chester, Kutztown).

He has previously held positions as head coach at Chestnut Hill College where he was named the 2003 AWCC Coach of the Year as the Griffins tripled the amount of wins from the previous year. He also spent time at Division II Philadelphia University.  During his time at Synergy Volleyball club, Coach Comly worked with numerous athletes that went on to receive college scholarships and had a chance to work with a player who made the USA National team.

Coach Comly currently is the President and co-founder of Delaware Volleyball Academy. The club has helped produce millions of dollars in scholarships opportunities for its athletes.

Co-Director

Adina Petersmeyer

Adina Petersmeyer enters her third year at the helm of the Bryn Athyn College volleyball team, bringing fifteen years of coaching experience.

Her athletic career included four years playing Division I tennis for Bucknell University, where she played fourth singles and third doubles. Her senior year, she was named captain and won the Patriot League.
 

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Her coaching experience includes tenures coaching at Springfield College, Western New England College, and Avalanche 15's national team. Since 2005, she had been coaching the ANC Secondary Schools' varsity volleyball team and has coached 12 First-Team All League players. In 2009, she was the Independent League runner-up and in 2010 won the league.

Coach Petersmeyer's knowledge of sport-specific physical training benefits the women's team, and brings dedication and athletic sportsmanship to the athletic department.
 

Learn more about Bryn Athyn College Nike DVA Volleyball Camp

2014 CAMP INFORMATION

The NIKE Volleyball camp at Bryn Athyn College provides campers with top quality instruction plus:

Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.

Extended Day campers (9am-9pm - except on first and last day): Lunch and dinner are provided.

24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Volleyball Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

Volleyballs:  Molten Volleyballs may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $15. Volleyballs must be paid for at the time of registration. Campers do not need to bring a ball to camp and purchasing one is optional.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

SESSION INFORMATION

Check-in: 12:00pm-1:00pm at King Hall on the first day
Check-out: Graduation is at 11:45am at Asplundh Field House. Check-out begins at 12:00pm on the last day of camp. 

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:10
Players grouped by skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation:written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: Volleyball shoes, knee pads and a water bottle
Facility: 

HOUSING

Dorm: King Hall
Campers Per Room: 2 per room, 2 rooms per suite
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: Each suite has one bathroom for four girls
Linens: Not provided. Please bring own linens or sleeping bag, pillow, and a towel
Air Conditioning: Yes
Key Deposit: $10
Spending Money: $20
Medical Facility: Athletic trainers are on-site and a hospital nearby

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 Wake-up, shower
  • 7:45 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Stretching/conditioning
  • 9:15 Practice: pass/set/hit drills
  • 10:30 Defense and serving drills
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch, rest
  • 1:30 Spiking demonstration
  • 1:45 Review: pass/set/serve
  • 2:30 Practice: emergency recovery
  • 4:30 Free time, rest
  • 5:30-6:30 Dinner
  • 6:30 Practice/games/scrimmages
  • 9:00 Films/video highlights
  • 10:30 Lights out!

Team Discount: If eight or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $30 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.  Discount does not apply to team only camps.

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Bryn Athyn Camper

  • 4/5.
Great job

The staff did a great job improving my aggressiveness, skill, control, and made me realize how much I love volleyball.

Bryn Athyn Camper

  • 5/5.
Confident for tryouts

This camp was an overall great experience. The coaches were friendly and really helpful. I made a lot of great friends. I definitely improved my game and became more aggressive at camp. This camp made me feel ready and confident for my high school volleyball tryouts.

Parent of a Bryn Athyn Camper

  • 5/5.
Wonderful

This was my daughter's first overnight camp. She had a wonderful time and learned so much. She called every night and was exhausted and ecstatic! The camp was very informative and thorough. We will definitely be coming back. The instruction was top notch. Thank you.

Bryn Athyn College Nike DVA Volleyball Camp

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1-800-645-3226

Bryn Athyn College Nike DVA Volleyball Camp
  • 5/5.
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Camp Schedule & Fees

Nike Volleyball Bryn Athyn College   Jul. 20 - Jul. 22, 2014 Register

Programs: Setter, Hitter, Libero

Age Group: 10 - 18 Gender: Girls

*Please note, times vary on the first and last day of camp. Position Specialty Session.

Overnight: $350.00 Availability: Open
Extended 9am-9pm: $250.00 Availability: Open
Nike Volleyball Bryn Athyn College   Aug. 3 - Aug. 6, 2014 Register

Programs: All Skills

Age Group: 10 - 18 Gender: Girls

*Please note, times vary on the first and last day of camp. All Skills Session.

Overnight: $425.00 Availability: Open
Extended 9am-9pm: $325.00 Availability: Open

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.

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