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2018 USA Junior National Beach Tour Schedule

COACHING EDUCATION FOR DELTA REGION MEMBERS: Desoto Legacy Volleyball is hosting a USAV COACH ACCREDITATION PROGRAM ~ IMPACT, CAP LEVEL I and CAP LEVEL II ~ July 27, 28, 29, 2018

  • LOCATION: The Arena in Southaven, 7360 US 51, Southaven, MS 38671
  • REGISTRATION FEE: CAP I-$300; CAP II $350; IMPACT FREE!
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 2, 2018
  • TIME: IMPACT Clinic is Friday night, July 27, from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m; CAP I and II check-in is 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, with the first session starting at 8 a.m. Sunday’s sessions start at 8 a.m. and conclude no later than 4 p.m. that afternoon.

USAVs Training Cadre includes: Eric Hodgson, Marouane Jafir, John Kessel, and Cecile Reynaud – their profiles are provided on the next page. The expertise and knowledge is invaluable to aspiring coaches.

For More Information, Questions, and to Register, go to: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Calendar/2018/July/27/DeSoto-Legacy-CAP-I-and-II

Do Not Miss out on This Timely and Convenient Opportunity!

IMPACT Clinic :The IMPACT course is required for all USAV junior club coaches and is the prerequisite for CAP Level I attendees. USAV’s national office does not require a renewal of this course, but the coach’s re- gion or club may decide to require a renewal. (There is no exam) Content Presented:

  • Current year IMPACT Manual Coaching
  • Principles/Foundations
  • Motor Skill Learning Theory
  • Communication and Feed- back
  • Coaching Philosophy
  • Risk Management and Ath- lete Safeguards
  • Ethics and Legal Duties
  • Fundamental Skills
  • Basic Games and Drills
  • Offensive/Defensive Systems
  • Practice and Drill Design

CAP I: The CAP I course is open to all coaching and teaching levels, including coaches who have had limited formal coaching education courses (an IMPACT certification is required). Content Presented: On-court sessions and classroom sessions provide an opportunity for hands-on learning. The emphasis of CAP Level I is on teaching the skills of the game.

Sessions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Practicum teaching the fundamental skills
  • Coaching principles/foundations
  • USAV Code of Ethics and legal duties
  • Practice preparation and execution
  • Motor skill learning theory
  • Developing the coaching philosophy
  • Drill design and implementation
  • Offensive/defensive/serve receive organiza- tion systems

After attending a CAP I course, coaches have 12 months to finish the requirements and achieve their certification. Certification is valid for four years and requires continuing education to maintain the certification.

CAP II: Open to all CAP Level I accredited coaches of all coaching and teaching levels and experience, including those who have taken and passed the Level I Home Equivalency test and met all other CAP Level I requirements. Content Presented: On-court sessions and classroom sessions provide an opportunity for hands-on learning. The emphasis of CAP Level II is on organizing and developing team play.

Sessions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Practicum in teaching fundamental skills
  • Coaching principles/foundations
  • USAV Code of Ethics and legal duties
  • Practice preparation and execution
  • Motor skill learning theory
  • Developing the coaching philosophy
  • Drill design and implementation
  • Offensive/defensive/serve receive organi- zation systems

After attending a CAP II course, coaches have 12 months to finish the requirements and achieve their certification. Certification is valid for four years and will expire on a

Coaches who would like to take CAP I this weekend (in addition to IMPACT) are eligible to attend Friday night’s IMPACT course FREE OF CHARGE.

USA Volleyball Cadre

Eric Hodgson is the Director of Outreach for the Arizona Region of USA Volley- ball. He is the Coaching Education Director for the Region. Eric works with Gold Medal Squared doing camps and clinics during the summers. His passion for leading camps and clinics has taken him to several countries including Canada, Sweden, Germany, and the Netherlands. His job takes him to places where there is no volleyball, including inner city schools and Native American Reservations. Eric also works with PE teachers, clubs and parents to help edu- cate and develop programs to grow the sport.

Marouane Jafir is the co-owner and Club/Technical Director of the Delaware United Volleyball Club; his responsibilities include training and educating the coaching staff. Since he began working for the club in 2010, 95 percent of players have made and/or have started for their high school teams, 90 percent of middle school players have made their high school teams, and 60 percent of players have been recognized on All-State teams. Marouane was ranked #1 in Morocco and was a champion of Morocco during his nine-year tenure with the Tihad Sport Volleyball Club (TSC). His TSC team won the Moroccan Cup (1995-1997 and 1999-2001) and the Moroccan Super Cup (1996, 1998 and 2001). Marouane is a three-time Moroccan Player of the Year and was a member of the Moroccan National Team from 1997-1999. Jafir is a member of USA Volleyball’s Coaching Accreditation Program Cadre of Instructors (since 2014), is a certified USAV IMPACT Instructor, and is USAV CAP Level III and FIVB Level II certified. Marouane also taught a volleyball class at Temple University. Jafir is fluent in three languages: English, Arabic and French.

John Kessel:  In 1995, Volleyball Magazine’s special Centennial issue named John Kessel one of the 50 most important people in the sport in the past 100 years. John has been working for the Na- tional Governing Body of the sport, USA Volleyball (USAV) since 1985. He is currently Director of Sport Development, as well as Secretary of the NORCECA Technical and Coaches Commission. In 2013 the American Volleyball Coaches Association inducted him as their 60th member of the AVCA Coaches Hall of Fame. John has been coaching since 1971 at the collegiate level or above, including Women’s U.S. Open titles in 1986 & 1987. From 1982 to 1990 Kessel was Director and Coaches’ Coach of the Albuquerque Junior Olympic Volleyball Program. For over a decade John served as one of 8 members of the International Volleyball Federation’s Technical Commission, as Secretary, and he remains a FIVB Level IV Instructor.   His main goal is to help make all coaches more efficient, positive and creative, no matter what level – 7-year olds in an elementary school program or National team players and programs. He challenges old ways of thinking and help coaches create what they need, while having fun in the process.

Dr. Cecile Reynaud is the former head women’s volleyball coach at Florida State University (26 seasons) and is currently a research associate for sport management and the director of the graduate level online coaching certificate at FSU. Reynaud won 635 career matches and seven conference championships while at FSU. Reynaud completed her doctorate degree in 1998 in athletic administration at Florida State. Reynaud served as president of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) in 1989 and 1990 after serving a two-year term as the awards chair in 1986 and 1987. Reynaud also served as an interim assistant athletic director and senior women’s administrator at Florida State from 1994-95. As an expert of the game, Reynaud was co-editor of “The Volleyball Coaching Bible,” and has authored sev- eral other books and produced numerous DVDs. Reynaud is currently on the American Volleyball Coaches Association Board of Directors serving as the education and publications chair. She is an annual speaker for the NCAA Women Coaches Academy. Reynaud is an original member of the USA Volleyball CAP cadre of instructors. A former FIVB clinician as well, Reynaud is one of the most active and most requested USAV CAP cadre members. Reynaud has been instrumental in creation of the USAV and USOC SafeSport initiatives. She serves as Chair the USA Volleyball Commission on Participant Safety, studying athlete safeguards and making many recom- mendations to help keep our volleyball athletes and coaches safe as they train, compete and coach our sport. Reynaud also received the prestigious USA Volleyball George J. Fisher Leader in Volleyball award in 1996 and was inducted into the USA Volleyball Florida Region Hall of Fame in 2011.