Truckee Fall Volleyball Clinics start Sept. 26 |

Truckee Fall Volleyball Clinics start Sept. 26

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE,Calif. and#8212; Mike Welch, a 17-year veteran NCAA college head volleyball coach and two-time USA Youth National Team Head Coach, will lead a five-week volleyball clinic series on Monday nights at Alder Creek Middle School in Truckee. The Truckee Fall Volleyball Clinics will be on Mondays: Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 6-8 p.m. Sessions are open to fifth through ninth grade girls.

New for this season is the use of advanced tablet video technology. Coupled with expert evaluation, the use of this type of video during training gives each player an exceptional immediate visual and fun way to improve! Registration is limited to ensure individualized training. The clinics are a great opportunity for up-and-coming athletes to get personal expert instruction to help them reach their goals.

Welch said, and#8220;The fall clinics were a huge success last year. I look forward to having this opportunity to train players and help them pursue their volleyball dreams.and#8221;

Mike Welch was an NCAA Division I and II college head volleyball coach for 17 years, with 267 career wins, 6 nationally ranked seasons, and 5 conference championships. Welch was the head coach at Idaho State University, University of North Florida, and at Morehead State University. Additionally, Welch was a two-time head coach for the USA Youth National Team, and coached five years in the USA National Team development program. He has coached players who have become a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Best Scorer and Silver Medalist, numerous National-Players-of-the-Year and college All-American honorees.

Pre-register online. Space is limited. Cost for all five sessions is $189. For information or to register for the Truckee Fall Volleyball clinics, go to, e-mail or call 530-448-0519.

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