JVA Junior Club Service Award

The JVA recognizes coaches, directors and club staff who have been in the junior volleyball industry for at least 20 years by honoring them with the JVA Junior Club Service Award. We will want to hear from you! Help us honor your club staff for the Junior Club Service Award. Submit your club staff to honor HERE.

2019 JVA Junior Club Service Award

The growth of our sport, along with the consistent success of the JVA would not exist without the dedication and loyalty of the coaches, club directors and administrators of JVA member clubs. The Junior Club Service Award acknowledges these individuals who have served junior volleyball for at least 20 years.  As an organization committed to the growth and development of junior volleyball, we value the commitment and achievement of our JVA coaches and club directors.

Any active junior volleyball coach, administrator or Club Director who is a part of a JVA member club. The nominee needs to have served junior volleyball as a coach, administrator or club director for at least 20 years.  There is no limit or requirement on the number of clubs the nominee has been affiliated with.

Nomination Period
Nominations will be accepted November 1-30, 2019. Any individual 18 or older who is affiliated with a JVA member club can nominate.

Selection Process
All those who are nominated and meet the eligibility requirements will be awarded.

Honorees will be presented with a JVA honor of achievement and certificate at the JVA Annual Meeting at the AVCA Annual Convention on Saturday, December 21st in Pittsburgh.

View previous winners here.

2018 JVA Junior Club Service Award

Joel Golsteyn

Board Member and Head Coach
Motion Volleyball Program
Lisbon, WI

23 years of service

Kim Norman

CEO and Head Technical Coach
High Country Volleyball
Kearns, Utah

30 years of service

Deb Grafentin

Club Director
River City Juniors
Omaha, NE

42 years of service

Jill Hunt

Club Director
Wilder, KY

22 years of service

Joel Anderson

Club Director
Chicago Elite
Chicago, IL

25 years of service

Kathy Kennedy

Club Founder
Wilder, KY

33 years of service

Katy Garza

AVA of Texas
Dickinson, TX

25 years of service

Eric Shick

Director and Coach
Magnum Volleyball Club
Lexington, South Carolina

20 years of service

Max Miller

Director and Owner
Mintonette Sports
Columbus, OH

22 years of service

Christy Sitze

Director and Owner
Oregon, Illinois

21 years of service

Eric Schulze

Executive Director
VC United
Loves Park, IL

20 years of service

Lynda Scahill

Founder, Recruiting Coordinator and 14 Elite Head Coach
Pittsburgh Elite
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

29 years of service

Jimmy Miranda

Owner and Coach
Covington, LA

32 years of service

Seng Chiu

Owner and Executive Director
Grit Volleyball
Sterling, VA

25 years of service

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