Latest A5 Volleyball Club News

A5 Scores Two First Team Defensive Dandies

May 18, 2017 - Each year Prepvolleyball.com publishes a number of lists to recognize High School and Club achievement.  The players on Defensive Dandies list are all-around high school or club talents who project as back row animals at the collegiate level. Basically,... Read More >>

Beach Bunch Begins Battle to Bring Back Beaucoup Bids

May 18, 2017 - Congrats to the following players on their wins this past weekend at the USAV Nationals qualifier in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday and the Rox Nationals qualifier on Sunday at RallyVB in Emerson, GA.    Read More >>

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A5 Takes on the U.S. Army

May 18, 2017 - Well, sort of.  The U.S. Women's All Army Volleyball team passed through Atlanta en route to the World Military Championships in Florida next month, where they will take on teams from Canada, China, German and France.  They were looking for a little... Read More >>

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Kelly Murphy Inducted Into A5 Hall of Fame

May 15, 2017 - The A5 (Family) Hall of Fame was created to recognize and honor those alumnae whose character is reflective of the club's values; young men and women who are destined to make a difference in the World.  It is NOT an award for athletic achievement.  Indeed,... Read More >>

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Shunzel, Murphy Inspire at Senior Banquet

May 10, 2017 - Several passers-by of the 2017 Senior Banquet poked the their heads into the room and asked if we were hosting a modeling tryout. We told them that the gorgeous, glammed-up girls weren't models -- though many of them could be; they are athletes. &n... Read More >>

2016 Prepvolleyball All Americans Announced

February 21, 2017 - 2016 Prepvolleyball All Americans Announced   Each year Prepvolleyball.com honors 150 High School Athletes as Prep All Americans, along with Honorable Mention Lists.  The award is based on High School achievement and thus is only indirectly linked... Read More >>

A5 Boys 14-Lorri Qualifies for Nationals in 14 Open Division

February 9, 2017 - A5 Boys 14-Lorri Qualifies for Nationals in 14 Open Division These guys just keep winning. Riding a two-for-two wave in 2017 Tournament Championships, A5 14-Lorri entered the Boys Bid Tournament in Florida seeded third of thirteen entrants. They... Read More >>

Inclement Weather Guidance

January 6, 2017 - A5 Family,   Unless you are living under a rock you are aware of the Winter Weather Advisory and the forecast for cold weather and snow tonight.    Sometimes the forecast Read More >>

Europe Day 3/4

November 23, 2016 - Monday and Tuesday, November 21 & 22 , 2016 We started our day in berlin at our hotel.  We ate breakfast and hopped on the bus to start our trip to Poland. We stopped at a gas station and a rest stop on the way to play a 1st league team from a place... Read More >>

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Europe Day 6

November 23, 2016 - Today, we woke up bright and early at 6:30 and began our day with the delicious hotel breakfast once again. We had potatoes, yogurt, white sausage, red sausage, and many other kinds of appetizing sausages. Some girls made yummy cappuccinos, but Jing was having a... Read More >>

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Europe 2016

November 21, 2016 - Saturday We started off our day with breakfast at the hotel, which, unlike the traditional American spread, was diverse and extensive. One whole table was devoted to bread, jelly, and cheese, one contained a yogurt bar complete with muesli, pumpkin seeds, and... Read More >>

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Day 1: Europe 2016

November 18, 2016 - Our long journey started at the Atlanta airport when we all met at 2:30. From there we went through security, making our flight just in time. The flight was about 10 hours and most people slept the whole time or watched the movies provided. Soon enough we landed... Read More >>

A5 High Season Awards

October 9, 2016 - October 12, 2016 - A5 players are piling up High School awards as the 2016 GHSA Volleyball Tournament started 12 Oct. These are in no particular order. We hope we got everyone, but invariably a few may have not been reported. If you have All-Area, Senior All-Star,... Read More >>

A5 Informational Meeting

August 25, 2016 - Dates and Places for Information Meetings Summarized Below   Attendance at one of these sessions is crucial for the family with no previous experience with an A5 club, and highly recommended for veterans, since there will be more than the usual number... Read More >>

Beach Nationals Results

August 22, 2016 - The A5 Beach season wrapped up with back-to-back weekends at Nationals. Perhaps a brief primer on Beach Nationals is in order: Currently, there are 3 national bid tournaments for beach players: AAUs in Hermosa Beach, CA (2 days); USAVs in Milwaukee, WI (3 days)... Read More >>

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2016 Rox Beach Nationals - 14 Open Boys Champions

July 30, 2016 - Congratulations to Eric Winn and Nick Schelkopf for winning the 14 Open Boys division at the 2016 Rox Beach Nationals in Tavares, FL this past weekend.  Read More >>

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2016 Rox Beach Nationals - 16 Open Champions

July 30, 2016 - Congratulations to Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas for winning the 16 Open division at the 2016 Rox Beach Nationals in Tavares, FL this past weekend.  Read More >>

Tryouts for 2016-2017

July 7, 2016 - Tryout Dates for 2016-2017  ‚ÄčA5  Club Volleyball Season will be held: Ages 14 and under week of October  Read More >>

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

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Week 25: USAV 16's

June 30, 2016 - The 16's will wrap up USAV Nationals and close the gym Sunday. USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 16 Open A5 16 Gabe - #1 overall seed and #1 in Pool R1... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV 17's

June 29, 2016 - The 17's start on Day 6 so that their season will end right as the juniors can start having off-campus contact with coaches (but not until the event is done and your coach has released you). USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV Boys

June 29, 2016 - All three of our boys' teams are playing this weekend in Dallas. USAV Boys' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX. All times Central. 18 Club A5 18 Marc - #2 in... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV 12's

June 27, 2016 - The 12's gets started on Day 4 of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 12 National A5 12 Jing - #8 overall seed and #1 in Pool R1 P8 M... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV 13's

June 26, 2016 - The 13's gets started on Day 3 of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 13 Open A5 13 PC - #2 in Pool R1 P2 Sun 26 Jun 8:00am L... Read More >>

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A5 18 National Players Claire Doyle and Hanley Lomax Earn Bid to USAV Nationals

June 26, 2016 - June 26, 2016 - Congratulations to A5 18 National players Claire Doyle and Hanley Lomax for finishing 3rd at the Mid Summer Slam in Emerson, GA.  Read More >>

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A5 16 National Players Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas Earn 5th Bid to USAV Nationals

June 26, 2016 - June 25 and 26, 2016 - Congratulations to A5 16 National players Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas for finishing 1st in both the 16U (Sat) and the 18U (Sun) divisions and winning double Gold Medals at the Mid Summer Slam in Emerson, GA. They only dropped 1 set... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV 15's

June 25, 2016 - The 15's gets started on Day 2 of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 15 Open A5 15 Scoba - #5 overall seed and #1 in Pool R1 P5 Sat... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV 14's

June 24, 2016 - USAV starts with the 14's. Our fellow Southern Region teams are included here in case you want to show some regional solidarity while in Indianapolis. USAV Girls' Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention... Read More >>

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Week 24: AAU Girls - Session 3

June 23, 2016 - The third AAU Girls session features the top 18's as they wrap up their season. Our fellow A5 South teams are included here in case you want to show some orgainzational solidarity while in Orlando. Girls AAU Junior National Championships This tournament... Read More >>

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Week 24: AAU Girls - Session 2

June 22, 2016 - The second AAU Girls session features the top 16's and 17's. Our fellow A5 South teams are included here in case you want to show some orgainzational solidarity while in Orlando. Girls AAU Junior National Championships This tournament is being played... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Girls - Session 1

June 19, 2016 - The 17-day marathon to the end of the season continues with the first AAU Girls session. Our fellow A5 South and GA5 teams are included here in case you want to show some orgainzational solidarity while in Orlando. A more compact format is being tried for the first... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Boys

June 18, 2016 - The 17-day marathon to the end of the season starts with the AAU Boys tournament. A more compact format is being tried for the first time that should be more mobile-friendly. Boys AAU Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at the Orlando... Read More >>

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A5 16 National Players Emma Todd and Piper Chans Earn another Bid to USAV Nationals

June 18, 2016 - June 18, 2016 - Congratulations to A5 16 National players Emma Todd and Piper Chans for finishing 3rd at the Carolina Challenge in Wilmington, NC. Read More >>

Week 20: Boys' East Coast Championships

May 28, 2016 - One last bid tournament for the boys before Nationals. Boys' East Coast Championships This tournament is being played at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. 18 Open - A5 18 Marc A5 18 Marc started as the #2 team in 18 Open Pool... Read More >>

U.S. Women's Jr National Training Team Roster Set

May 20, 2016 - By Bill Kauffman (bill.kauffman@usav.org) | May 19, 2016, 7:56 p.m. (ET) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (May 19, 2016) - USA Volleyball is Read More >>

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A5 16 National Players Riley Aiken and Jolie Seir Earn a Bid to Rox Nationals

May 15, 2016 - A5 16 National team players Riley Aiken and Jolie Seir finish 3rd at the Rox Blockin' and Rockin' qualifier at RallyVB on May 15th. They earned a bid to the Rox Nationals in Tavares, FL the end of July. Read More >>

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A5 16 National Players Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas Earn 2nd Bid to USAV Nationals

May 15, 2016 - Congratulations to A5 16 National players Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas for finishing 5th (60 teams) at the Carolina Challenge Grand Slam in Apex, NC. This earned them their 2nd USAV bid to USAV Nationals in Milwaukee, WI the end of July. Read More >>

Week 16: First Nationals and Last Qualifier

April 29, 2016 - The first 18's Nationals and the final qualifier of 2016 make for a big weekend. USAV Girls' 18s Junior National Championships This tournament is being played at The Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18... Read More >>

Week 15: Regionals

April 23, 2016 - We've built to this for the past 15 weeks: Regionals! SRVA Regional Championships This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Only teams in the Power divisions are eligible to earn bids. 17 Power - A5 17 Marc A5... Read More >>

Week 14: Home Sweet Home

April 16, 2016 - There no place like home this weekend. Kudzu Klassik This tournament is being played at various locations in the Atlanta, GA metro area. 17/18 Power - A5 18 Duane, A5 16 Matt A5 18 Duane earned the overall #2 seed and was #1 in 17/18 Power Pool R1P2. Sa... Read More >>

Seasonal Beach Commences 5/2

April 14, 2016 - Our Beach Program was originally introduced to give indoor players the opportunity to play sand volleyball without conflicting with their indoor commitments.  It is a testament to the popularity of the sport that we now have over 60 athletes playing sand volleyball... Read More >>

Spring, Summer Camp Registration Underway

April 14, 2016 - A5 Family,                                                                It is hard to... Read More >>

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A5 Beach Players Win Top Spots in RallyVB Power League Championship

April 10, 2016 - The Winter Power Sand League included pairs from multiple clubs and ran for 8 weeks. There were 5 pools of 5 pairs across all age groups (i.e. 16s can play 18s, etc.) with 3 matches per team each competition day. Seeding was initially based on USA rankings. After... Read More >>

Week 13: Keep the line moving

April 8, 2016 - The quietest week of the season so far as 15 JJ keeps the line moving in Kansas City. Show Me Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. All times Central. 15 USA - A5 15 JJ A5 15 JJ earned the #3... Read More >>

Week 12: Show Me The Bids

April 2, 2016 - A quieter weekend with a trip to Kansas City, but with bids on the line, and a local one-day event. Show Me Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. All times Central. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne A5... Read More >>

Record Eight Teams Earn Trip to Indianapolis to Compete in USAV Nationals at Big South

April 1, 2016 - A5 Family,                                                                Aside from the... Read More >>

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Record Five A5 Boys Teams Compete in Battle Between Boys Belligerents

March 31, 2016 - While we hope the adjective "belligerent"("angry and aggressive") doesn't apply to our volleyball-playing boys, the noun ("entity who is engaged in a war") isn't far off.  (See? Another vocab word from your favorite Newsletter!... Read More >>

Week 11: Bid South

March 25, 2016 - Only one event this weekend, and it's a big one: Easter. Also, the Big South Qualifier is in town. Big South Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. 18 American - A5 18 Duane A5 18 Duane started... Read More >>

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Beach Bids

March 25, 2016 - Our Beach program brought home their first two bids of the season.  A5 Beach National teams battled the wind and rain this past weekend at the USAV/Rox Florida Open Qualifier in Tavares, FL. This was our first beach qualifier of the season with 11 A5 Beach... Read More >>

Week 10: March Bidness

March 18, 2016 - Three qualifiers and the Youth Festival here at home as March Bidness continues. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Katie A5 18 Bob started as the #2 team in... Read More >>

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A5 Beach - Lucky Charms Challenge (GA)

March 14, 2016 - 18U Gold 3rd Place - Regional Sky: Abby Navarro and Shelby Villar   16U Gold 1st Place/Champions - 16 National: Camryn Bossinas and Hannah Mabrey [18-0] Read More >>

Week 9: There Will Be Another Pool

March 12, 2016 - We are scattered from Louisville to Chattanooga to Greenville to Atlanta to Jacksonville. Southern Region Championships This tournament is being played at Soddy Daisy High School in Soddy Daisy, TN. 18 Power - A5 18 Katie, A5 18 Duane A5 18 Kaite earned... Read More >>

Week 8: Altitude Adjustment

March 5, 2016 - Qualifier season starts for the 17's and under this week and were in a few local events to finish February. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 15 Open - A5 15... Read More >>

ESPL Beach Wars in Gulf Shores Championships

February 29, 2016 - Congratulations to Claire Doyle and Ivey Andrews for finishing tied for 3rd in 18U Open Gold [33 teams]. Congratulations to Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas for finishing tied for 3rd in 16U Open Gold [56 teams]. Also, they were the only team from GA (~40 teams)... Read More >>

Week 7: Highly Qualified

February 27, 2016 - Qualifier season starts for the 17's and under this week and were in a few local events to finish February. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 18 American -... Read More >>

Week 6: The Beast

February 19, 2016 - It's Beast time! And this year, the Beast comes bearing bids for the 18's. Also, a team heads to Jacksonville. Beast of the Southeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open... Read More >>

Week 5: Seven Wanders

February 12, 2016 - We are spread as thin as ever in seven different events from Atlanta to Salt Lake City! Triple Crown Pre-Season NIT This one-day tournament is being played at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. All times Mountain. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob started... Read More >>

Prepvolleyball High School All-Americans

February 8, 2016 - Prepvolleyball has selected its 2015 High All-Americans.  Please visit Prepvolleyball.com to read the entire article.  "On the one hand, we are thrilled to recognize 150 deserving players from 40 states as 2015 PrepVolleyball.com All Americans.... Read More >>

Week 4: Super Girls and Boys

February 6, 2016 - Both girls and boys are in action on a super weekend in Tallahassee, Knoxville and Atlanta! A5 Challenge This one-day tournament is being played at the Southern Volleyball Center in Roswell, GA. 17 Power - A5 17 Jing, A5 17 Marc, A5 16 Gabe A5 17 Jing... Read More >>

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Beach News

February 1, 2016 - All of our Regional teams and many of our National teams competed in the Lucky Charms tournament at Lakepointe last weekend. 18U had 10 teams; 16U had 34 teams and 14U had 10 teams. The highlights:   18 Gold   3rd Place - Regional Sky: Abby... Read More >>

Week 3: Icebreaker and Beyond

January 29, 2016 - Our first really spread out weekend takes us to Minneapolis, Knoxville and Nashville in addition to the Atlanta metro area. Northern Lights Qualifier This National Qualifier is being played at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. All times Central. ... Read More >>

Week 2: Winter Returns

January 23, 2016 - Winter returns to Atlanta, but we're elsewhere this weekend: Indy, Jacksonville and Knoxville. Central Zone Invitational This tournament is being played at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapoils, IN. 17 Open - A5 17 Jing A5 17 Jing earned... Read More >>

Week 1: The Dream Begins

January 16, 2016 - The girls start their season in town with the 18's in a qualifier downtown and most of the rest are at the Southern Dream. The boys head to Chicago. Lil Big South This tournament is a National Qualifier and is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center... Read More >>

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16-National Matt Players Anna Youngs and Camryn Bossinas Win Volliday Madness Tournament

January 9, 2016 - Though this wasn't a mandatory/scheduled tournament, many of our athletes participated in the Volliday Madness Tournament at RallyVB in Emerson on December 12-13.  Participants from throughout the Southeast enjoyed perfect weather for the event. Congrats... Read More >>

Boys at MOJO Christmas

December 27, 2015 - The boys are spending Christmas vacation in Florida, escaping our warm weather for even warmer weather. MOJO Christmas Tournament This tournament is being played at Lyman High School in Longwood, FL. 18 - A5 18 Marc A5 18 Marc started as the #2 team in Pool... Read More >>

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Brazil Day 7

November 27, 2015 - We ended our Thursday evening with a match against a team from the Tijuca Tennis club. The gym in which we played was open to the outdoors. We played in the 81 degree heat with direct sunlight in our eyes and only about five to six feet of space outside... Read More >>

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Brazil Day 6

November 26, 2015 - Last night we attended a professional volleyball match. One of the players we were able to watch was Courtney Thompson, the US national team setter. Thompson was in the 2012 London olympics. The same team also included the best libero in the world, Fabi, who is... Read More >>

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Day 5: Brazil

November 25, 2015 - So we took off to play one of the best teams so far.  The bus ride was not too long but was fun as always.  The bus drivers here love to drive really fast!  There is so much traffic and the cars come so close to each other. We saw so much graffiti... Read More >>

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Day 4: Brazil

November 23, 2015 - To finish up day 3 we headed to dinner at Octavio in São Paulo just around the corner from our hotel. We were presented with traditional Brazilian dish called "tapioca" which is a type of tortilla filled with eggs, ham, cheese, and tomatoes in it.... Read More >>

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Day 2: Brazil

November 22, 2015 - In order to adjust quickly to the Brazilian time zone, 3 hours ahead, it was suggested that we stayed awake until we arrived back at our hotel at 12:30 amafter the professional volleyball match. At the match, we met Stanford volleyball alumni, Alix Klinenan.... Read More >>

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Day 3: Brazil

November 22, 2015 - Day 3 of Brazil brought us more sleep, no volleyball, and memories we will never forget. We started the day with one of the best hotel breakfasts any of us have ever had, consisting of exotic pastries, fruit, and juices. We then piled into two vans and traveled... Read More >>

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Day 1: Brazil

November 20, 2015 - Today is our first day in Brazil! We landed in São Paulo around 9am after 10 hours of total flying. We had to drive 45 minutes to the hotel to check in and cleaned our selves up. We then went across the street to experience our first Brazilian meal consisting... Read More >>

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A5 Awards Are Piling Up!

October 8, 2015 - October 13, 2015 - A5 players are piling up High School awards as the 2015 GHSA Volleyball Tournament started 14 Oct. These are in no particular order. We hope we got everyone, but invariably a few may have not been reported. If you have All-Area, Senior All-Star,... Read More >>

A5 Volleyball Club Ranked #2 in the Country!

September 4, 2015 - Triple Crown has released their national club volleyball rankings for 2015 and has A5 at he #2 spot, behind TAV at #1. A5 outranked some of the most storied programs in the country: KIVA, Vision, Skyline, TStreet, Coast, Northern Lights, Sports Performance and OVA,... Read More >>

Tryout Information and Information Meetings

August 25, 2015 - Informational Meetings Circle the following dates/times/places if you want to hear the latest about the A5 Family of Clubs.  As important -- make sure that your volleyball-playing friends know.  Our phones are already ringing off the hook with questions... Read More >>

Prepvolleyball "IMPACT FRESHMAN"

August 12, 2015 - As we continue to march toward the 2015 season, High School Dish has been in full swing. Here at Prep, we bring you possible Impact Freshmen. These are players, who despite being just ninth graders, are ready to make contributions right away. It doesn’t... Read More >>

Georgia Ranked # 16 by Prepvolleyball

August 11, 2015 - Have you ever wondered what states play the best volleyball? At PrepVolleyball.com, we set out to rank the states individually, 1-50, to help answer that question. It’s important to note the state rankings were done with one intention – to have... Read More >>

Parents Meeting Announced!

August 10, 2015 - August 10, 2015 - We will have information meetings to answer all your questions about club volleyball and A5 Volleyball. We will cover costs, schedules, the "A5" difference, travel, recruiting, and a number of other things regarding club volleyball.... Read More >>

A5 FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS: REGISTRATION OPEN!

July 18, 2015 - Check out the exciting changes we've made to our YOUTH PROGRAMS!! http://a5volleyball.com/…/1057/a5_spring_fall_youth_clinics…  We've added a middle school league, reformatted our clinics especially for our young ("MINI")... Read More >>

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2015 Season Ends with A Record Eight Teams earning Medal at AAU/USAV Nationals

July 3, 2015 - A5 Family,                                                                The 2015 competitive season... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV Nationals - The 18's

June 29, 2015 - The 18s run the anchor leg of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc A5 18 Bob starts as the #2 team in... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Nationals - The 17's

June 28, 2015 - The 17s hit the courts on the last Sunday of the season. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 17 Open - A5 17 Jing A5 17 Jing starts as the #7 team in... Read More >>

Week 25: USAV Boys Nationals

June 28, 2015 - A5 has a record three teams in Columbus at the USAV Boys Nationals. USAV Boys National Championships This tournament is being played at Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. 18 Club - A5 18 Jeff A5 18 Jeff started as the #4 team in 18 Club Pool... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Nationals - The 12's

June 27, 2015 - Five days in, the 12's join the action. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 12 National - A5 12 Jing A5 12 Jing earned the overall #4 seed and was... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Nationals Day 11

June 26, 2015 - 16 Heather takes our last shot at a medal on Day 11 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County Convention... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Nationals - The 13's

June 26, 2015 - The 13s hit New Orleans on the 4th day of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 13 Open - A5 13 PC A5 13 PC started as the #7 team in 13... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Nationals Day 10

June 25, 2015 - 16 Heather can make the 16 Classic Championship Bracket on Day 10 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Nationals - The 16's

June 25, 2015 - The 16s get started on the 3rd day of USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 16 Open - A5 16 Jackie A5 16 Jackie started as the #3 team... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Nationals Day 9

June 24, 2015 - 16 Heather starts their solo journey on Day 9 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County Convention Center... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Girls Nationals - The 15's

June 24, 2015 - The Southern Region boasts 7 15's teams, 4 from the A5 family. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 15 Open - A5 15 Gabe A5 15 Gabe earned the overall... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Nationals Day 8

June 23, 2015 - Two more medal chances and the last of our teams joins the tournament on Day 8 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the... Read More >>

Week 24: USAV Girls Nationals - The 14's

June 23, 2015 - The 14's are up first in New Orleans. USAV Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All times Central. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne A5 14 Suzanne earned the overall #4 seed and... Read More >>

Week 24: AAU Nationals Day 7

June 22, 2015 - Another medal chance and everyone else in contention on Day 7 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 6

June 21, 2015 - An opportunity for two more medals on Day 6 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County Convention Center... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 5

June 20, 2015 - After picking up three medals in the first session, we start all over again on Day 5 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista,... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 4

June 19, 2015 - We have a shot seven championships on Day 4 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County Convention Center... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 3

June 18, 2015 - We're all angling for the best bracket we can make on Day 3 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 2

June 17, 2015 - Everyone is still in it as we enter Day 2 of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange County Convention Center in... Read More >>

Week 23: AAU Nationals Day 1

June 16, 2015 - We end the season by beginning 18 days of Nationals with the first day of AAUs. AAU Girls National Championships This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the Orange... Read More >>

Week 19: East Coast Championships

May 23, 2015 - The boys play in their last bid tournament of the spring up in Richmond. Boys' East Coast Championships This tournament is being played at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. 16 Open - A5 16 Adam A5 16 Adam started as the #2 team in 16 Open... Read More >>

Week 15: Regionals!

April 24, 2015 - One last shot to earn some bids at the SRVA Regional Championships, a club event for the young ones, and one team heads to Salt Lake City. Triple Crown Championships This tournament is being played at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT. All... Read More >>

Week 14: Bid Along, Little Dogie

April 17, 2015 - We wrap up qualifier season with trips to Disney and Dallas. Disney Qualifier This tournament is being played at the HP Fieldhouse and the Jostens Center in Lake Buena Vista, FL and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob, A5... Read More >>

Week 12: Easter Bid Hunt

April 3, 2015 - Spring storms have started. Easter is here. It must be time for the Big South Qualifier! Big South Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc A5 18 Bob earned the overall #2... Read More >>

Week 11: Out Like a Lion

March 28, 2015 - It may be the calm before the Big South, but we will not let March go out like a lamb as we travel to Birmingham and play a couple locals. AAU Super Regional This tournament is being played at the Birmingham CrossPlex and Carver High School in Birmingham, AL.... Read More >>

Week 10: Youth Festival and Spring Fling

March 21, 2015 - Four more events, but in three cities, as a trip to Indy has bids available. Southern Youth Festival This tournament is being played at the Southern Volleyball Center (SVC) in Roswell, GA, the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) in Suwanee, GA, and the Peachtree Center... Read More >>

Week 10: All Things Being Equinox

March 20, 2015 - Four more events, but in three cities, as a trip to Indy has bids available. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center and the Incrediplex in Indianapolis, IN. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob earned the overall #3 seed... Read More >>

Week 9: Ides on the Prize

March 13, 2015 - Four cities from St. Louis to Nashville to Atlanta to Jacksonville as we take aim at our first bid to Nationals. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Amercia's Center in St. Louis, MO. All times Central. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne A5 14... Read More >>

Week 8: Southern Classic (Part 3)

March 9, 2015 - We dodge some late season snow in Louisville, KY, get spread out around the state of South Carolina, and play a one-day at home. And Daylight Savings Time starts Saturday night. Southern Classic This tournament is being played at the Fike Center at Clemson University... Read More >>

Week 8: Leapin' Littles and SAVL Spring Madness (Part 2)

March 8, 2015 - We dodge some late season snow in Louisville, KY, get spread out around the state of South Carolina, and play a one-day at home. And Daylight Savings Time starts Saturday night. Leapin' Littles This tournament is being played at the Peachtree City Volleyball... Read More >>

Week 8: Spring (almost) Forward (Part 1)

March 7, 2015 - We dodge some late season snow in Louisville, KY, get spread out around the state of South Carolina, and play a one-day at home. And Daylight Savings Time starts Saturday night. Active Ankle Bluegrass Tournament This tournament is being played at the Kentucky... Read More >>

Week 7: In space, no one can hear it grow on you

February 28, 2015 - We finish the month of February at home and in Huntsville. Kudzu Klassic This tournament is being played at various locations north of Atlanta, GA. 18 Boys - A5 18 Jeff, A5 16 Adam A5 18 Jeff earned the overall #1 seed and was #1 in 18 Boys Pool R1P1. A5 16... Read More >>

PRACTICE IS CANCELLED 2/25!

February 25, 2015 - Practice is cancelled for 2/25 - be safe!   Read More >>

Week 6: The Beast and the Jam

February 21, 2015 - A new weekend brings a new challenge in the Beast of the Southeast in Atlanta, GA, and the JJVA Jax Jam in Jacksonville, FL. Beast of the Southeast This tournament is being played at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open - A5 18... Read More >>

Week 5: Presidential Sweet

February 14, 2015 - Presidents' Day weekend merges with Valentine's Day and has us in four tournaments, two at home and two on the road. Sports Performance Presidents' Day Challenge This tournament is being played at the Great Lakes Center (GLC) in Aurora, IL, and the... Read More >>

Week 5: Boys, 14 Club and under, BVC and Tsunami

February 14, 2015 - Presidents' Day weekend merges with Valentine's Day and has us in four tournaments, two at home and two on the road. First Lady's Challenge This tournament is being played at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, GA. 18 Boys -... Read More >>

Week 4: Panhandlin'

February 7, 2015 - A quick road trip to Tallahasse and Knoxville before the big Presidents' Day tournaments. Tallahassee Invitational This tournament is being played at various locations in Tallahassee, FL. 17 Open - A5 15 Gabe A5 15 Gabe started as the E2 team in Pool R1P5. ... Read More >>

Week 3: Boys Florida Fest

February 1, 2015 - Florida Fest This tournament is being played at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL. This is a boys' bid tournament, so there are some trips to Columbus, OH on the line. 18 Open - A5 18 Jeff A5 18 Jeff started as the #5 team in Pool R1P3. Sat... Read More >>

Week 3: Put on your Super Suit

January 31, 2015 - Back at home for the Icebreaker and at the same time visiting Knoxville, Nashville and Daytona. Icebreaker This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy, the Southern Volleyball Center and Peachtree Ridge High School. 18/17 Power - A5 18 Marc,... Read More >>

Spring Youth and Summer Camp Dates:

January 26, 2015 - Registration for the 2015 Spring Youth Clinic is now open! Tentative dates for summer camps (info/registration will be on our website on 1/31/15): Volleyball Bootcamp - June 1-4 9am-4pm *must have 2 yrs previous club experience Youth Development Camp - June... Read More >>

Week 2: On the Road Again

January 24, 2015 - Our first road trips take us to Indianapolis, Knoxville and Jacksonville. Central Zone Invitational This tournament is being played at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 17 Open - A5 17 Jing A5 17 Jing started as the #3 team in Pool 2. ... Read More >>

Week 1: Dream Big - Day 3

January 19, 2015 - It's the start of the 2015 season and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Convention Center (GCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 18 Katie, A5... Read More >>

Week 1: Dream Big - Day 2

January 18, 2015 - It's the start of the 2015 season and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Convention Center (GCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 18 Katie, A5... Read More >>

Week 1: Dream Big - Day 1

January 17, 2015 - It's the start of the 2015 season and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Convention Center (GCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 18 Katie, A5... Read More >>

Boys: MOJO Christmas Classic

December 27, 2014 - You thought the season was still three weeks away, didn't you? Our largest-ever boys program gets 2015 started early with a warm trip to Florida! MOJO Christmas Classic This tournament is being played at Lyman High School in Longwood, FL. 17-18 - A5 18... Read More >>

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A5 Europe Diary Entry #8

December 6, 2014 - Final reflections from all the players: Riley Fischer: I had so much fun on the Europe trip! I enjoyed playing against the experienced teams and visiting all of the beautiful cities and shops. The girls were the best! Being younger, I wasn't sure if they... Read More >>

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A5 Europe Diary Entry #7

November 29, 2014 - Today was Day 8!! We met in the lobby for breakfast at 7:45, and left on our trek for Milan at 8:30. From the hotel we took a two hour bus ride to Verona, where we spent the morning. In Verona we saw the Romeo and Juliet balcony, the colosseum, and got to shop!... Read More >>

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A5 Europe Diary Entry #6

November 28, 2014 - Day 6 On Day 6 we woke up early and traveled to the capital of Slovenia, Ljubjana. There we explored the beautiful city and learned more about the culture. As a team, we enjoyed the food and the shopping the city had to offer. After we experienced Ljubjana, the... Read More >>

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A5 Europe - Diary Entry #5

November 26, 2014 - Today is day number five. We got to sleep in a little and met in the lobby at 9:30 for breakfast. From breakfast we headed out to explore Maribor. In the downtown city we saw the oldest vine that produces wine that is now only given as gifts or at special occasions.... Read More >>

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A5 Europe - Diary Entry #4

November 25, 2014 - Today our adventure began early, starting with eating breakfast with Celeste. Celeste plays with the Slovenian National team that we played yesterday. She is from Denver and plays for Colorado Volleyball Academy. After eating, we drove two and a half hours to Bled,... Read More >>

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A5 Europe - Diary Entry #3

November 24, 2014 - Today, we traveled from Vienna, Austria to Maribor, Slovenia. On the bus ride there, some people slept, some talked, and some listened to music. It was about a two hour drive to our hotel. Once we got to the hotel, we had a lunch that was already prepared for us.... Read More >>

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A5 Europe - Diary Entry #2

November 23, 2014 - Today our team had a fun day of sightseeing! We started off the day by having breakfast in the hotel. We got to try lots if new typical European breakfast foods like brats. Then we went to the Schönbrunn Palace. We did the guided tour, walked through the gardens,... Read More >>

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A5 Europe - Diary Entry #1

November 22, 2014 - Today might be the longest day of our lives. Most of us went to school Thursday morning in America and then met at the airport. We were all so excited to start our journey together. Since Thursday morning, we have spent about a total of 20 hours either flying or... Read More >>

A5 Season Awards

October 16, 2014 - October 15, 2014 - A5 players are piling up High School awards as the 2013 GHSA Volleyball Tournament started 15 Oct. These are in no particular order. We hope we got everyone, but invariably a few may have not been reported. If you have All-Area, Senior All-Star,... Read More >>

Southern Showcase Registration

September 4, 2014 - “Registration for the 2014 Southern Volleyball Showcase is now open! One of the top recruiting combines in the country, the Southern Volleyball Showcase provides a vehicle for athletes playing 16′s and above in club to demonstrate their volleyball skills... Read More >>

A5 Tryout Registration Open

September 4, 2014 - As players and their families are focused on high school and middle school seasons, your Leadership Group has been hard at work planning for the coming season.   Toward that end, registration for tryouts is now open.  You'll need to register on line... Read More >>

Tryout Dates Announced

August 28, 2014 - A5 Tryout dates for 2014-2015 club season: 10s/11s: Tryouts: Oct.14 5:30-7:30pm SVC Callbacks: Oct. 16 6:00-8:00pm Cooler 12s:  Tryouts: Oct. 11 3:00-5:30pm SVC Callbacks: Oct. 15 6:00-8:00pm Cooler 13s: Tryouts: Oct. 11 12:00-2:30pm SVC Callbacks:... Read More >>

A5 Ranked # 5

August 24, 2014 - A5 Ranked #5 in the U.S. by Triple Crown Sports   One of the goals that we established in our 2008 Five-Year Plan was that, when volleyball insiders mused about the top ten volleyball clubs in the country, A5 was a relevant part of any such discussion.   Th... Read More >>

Information Meetings for 2014-15

August 4, 2014 - A5 Family,          We're always asked whether players/families need to attend the Informational Meetings, and our answer is this:     For families/players who have never played for our club, it is an absolute... Read More >>

A5 2014 Trip to Italy

July 23, 2014 - Tryouts and Informational Meeting for 2014 Trip to Italy Set for Thursday, July 24 7:00 P.M. @ SVC As we mentioned seven months ago, we are hopeful that the 2013 trip to China, which included some sightseeing and a considerable amount of international competition,... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 10

July 3, 2014 - We are done with 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There were 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is being... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 9

July 2, 2014 - We are nearly done with 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 8

July 1, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is being played... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 7

June 30, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is being played... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 6

June 29, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is being played... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 5

June 28, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Boys and Girls National Volleyball Championships The girls' tournament is being played... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 4

June 27, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 3

June 26, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis... Read More >>

USAV National Championships - Day 2

June 25, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are 30 SRVA teams, including 17 from the A5 family, at the USAV Nationals. USAV Girls National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis... Read More >>

AAU and USAV National Championships - Day 8 and Day 1

June 24, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. There are 30 SRVA teams, including... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 7

June 23, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 6

June 22, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 5

June 21, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 4

June 20, 2014 - We continue 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 3

June 19, 2014 - We now start 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 2

June 18, 2014 - We now start 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

AAU National Championships - Day 1

June 17, 2014 - We now start 17 days of National Championship competition to wrap up the 2014 season! There are a record number of teams from Georgia and the SRVA at AAUs this year - close to 150 of them, including nearly 40 from the A5 family. Be sure to look in on the GA5 and... Read More >>

Week 21: Chicago in Summer - Day 2

June 8, 2014 - 15 Mike heads to Chicago - in June, not February. Sports Performance Pre-Nationals This tournament is being played at the Rosemont Sports Dome in Rosemont, IL. 15 Open - A5 15 Mike Gold Bracket Sun 8 Jun 8:00am A5 15 Mike vs. Dunes 15 Black W 25-19,... Read More >>

Week 21: Chicago in Summer - Day 1

June 7, 2014 - 15 Mike heads to Chicago - in June, not February. Sports Performance Pre-Nationals This tournament is being played at the Rosemont Sports Dome in Rosemont, IL. 15 Open - A5 15 Mike 15 Mike earned the overall #2 seed and was #1 in Pool B. Sat 7 Jun 8:00am... Read More >>

Week 19: Boys' Weekend - Day 3

May 26, 2014 - 14 Kip spends Memorial Day in Richmond. East Coast Championships This tournament is being played at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. 14 Open - A5 14 Kip Silver Bracket Mon 26 May 11:00am A5 14 Kip vs. Long Island 14 Gold W 25-19,... Read More >>

Week 19: Boys' Weekend - Day 2

May 25, 2014 - 14 Kip spends Memorial Day in Richmond. East Coast Championships This tournament is being played at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. 14 Open - A5 14 Kip 14 Kip continued as the #4 team in Pool R2G1P3. Sun 25 May 4:00pm A5 14 Kip vs.... Read More >>

Week 19: Boys' Weekend - Day 1

May 23, 2014 - 14 Kip spends Memorial Day in Richmond. East Coast Championships This tournament is being played at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. 14 Open - A5 14 Kip 14 Kip started as the #2 team in Pool P2. Sat 24 May 4:00pm A5 14 Kip vs. Long... Read More >>

Week 17: Wasatch Weekend - Day 3

May 11, 2014 - 18 Bob heads west for the Triple Crown Championships.13 Chad stays home. Triple Crown National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. All times Mountain. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob Consolation Bracket S... Read More >>

Week 17: Wasatch Weekend - Day 2

May 10, 2014 - 18 Bob heads west for the Triple Crown Championships.13 Chad stays home. A5 Beach heads to Tybee Island. Triple Crown National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. All times Mountain. 18 Open - A5... Read More >>

Week 17: Wasatch Weekend - Day 1

May 9, 2014 - 18 Bob heads west for the Triple Crown Championships. Triple Crown National Volleyball Championships This tournament is being played at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. All times Mountain. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob 18 Bob earned the overall #1 seed and was... Read More >>

Week 15: The Road to Minneapolis - Day 2

April 27, 2014 - We have six bids going into Regionals and hope to leave with more. 18 Bob, 17 Jing, 15 Mike, 14 Suzanne and 13 PC have Open bids and are not allowed to compete. 14 Karen has a 14 USA bid, which can be upgraded to a 14 National bid. SRVA Region Championships This... Read More >>

Week 15: The Road to Minneapolis - Day 1

April 26, 2014 - We have six bids going into Regionals and hope to leave with more. 18 Bob, 17 Jing, 15 Mike, 14 Suzanne and 13 PC have Open bids and are not allowed to compete. 14 Karen has a 14 USA bid, which can be upgraded to a 14 National bid. SRVA Region Championships This... Read More >>

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Week 14: Three Qualifiers and a One-Day - Day 3

April 20, 2014 - We are in three qualifiers in four locations and play a one-day event in Forest Park. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA and the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. 18... Read More >>

Week 14: Three Qualifiers and a One-Day - Day 2

April 19, 2014 - We are in three qualifiers in four locations and play a one-day event in Forest Park. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA and the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. 18... Read More >>

Week 14: Three Qualifiers and a One-Day - Day 1

April 18, 2014 - We are in three qualifiers in four locations and play a one-day event in Forest Park. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA and the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. 18... Read More >>

Week 13: Volley Forge - Day 3

April 14, 2014 - We take another shot at a bid at the Northeast Qualifier. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. 16 Open - A5 16 Jackie Bronze Bracket Mon 14 Apr 9:00am A5 16 Jackie vs. Mintonette... Read More >>

Week 13: Volley Forge - Day 2

April 13, 2014 - We take another shot at a bid at the Northeast Qualifier. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. 16 Open - A5 16 Jackie 16 Jackie continued as the #2 team in Pool R2D1P4. Sun... Read More >>

Week 13: Volley Forge - Day 1

April 12, 2014 - We take another shot at a bid at the Northeast Qualifier and play a one-day event in Chattanooga. Northeast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. 16 Open - A5 16 Jackie 16 Jackie started as the... Read More >>

Week 12: Even Bigger South - Day 3

April 6, 2014 - It's biggest volleyball weekend in the world: the Big South Qualifier! We will have 25 teams in action, so get ready to gorge yourself on three days and 170 courts of volleyball across four different halls. Big South Qualifier This tournament is being played... Read More >>

Week 12: Even Bigger South - Day 2

April 5, 2014 - It's biggest volleyball weekend in the world: the Big South Qualifier! We will have 25 teams in action, so get ready to gorge yourself on three days and 170 courts of volleyball across four different halls. Big South Qualifier This tournament is being played... Read More >>

Week 12: Even Bigger South - Day 1

April 4, 2014 - It's biggest volleyball weekend in the world: the Big South Qualifier! We will have 25 teams in action, so get ready to gorge yourself on three days and 170 courts of volleyball across four different halls. Big South Qualifier 18 Open - A5 18 Bob 18 Bob... Read More >>

Week 11: It's a Ball World - Day 3

March 30, 2014 - We are at the Disney Qualifier, an AAU event and a local event this weekend. And I'm sorry I put that song in your head. Disney Volleyball Showcase This tournament is being played at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex and the Orange County Convention... Read More >>

Week 11: It's a Ball World - Day 2

March 29, 2014 - We are at the Disney Qualifier, an AAU event and a local event this weekend. And I'm sorry I put that song in your head. Disney Volleyball Showcase This tournament is being played at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex and the Orange County Convention... Read More >>

Week 11: It's a Ball World - Day 1

March 25, 2014 - We are at the Disney Qualifier, an AAU event and a local event this weekend. And I'm sorry I put that song in your head. Disney Volleyball Showcase This tournament is being played at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex and the Orange County Convention... Read More >>

Week 10: All Things Being Equinox - Day 3

March 23, 2014 - Another week, another qualifier. Plus, we're at home in the Kudzu Klassic. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob Gold Pool 3 Sun 23 Mar 8:00am A5 18 Bob vs.... Read More >>

Week 10: All Things Being Equinox - Day 2

March 22, 2014 - Another week, another qualifier. Plus, we're at home in the Kudzu Klassic. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob 18 Bob continued as the #1 team in Pool R2G1P3. Sat... Read More >>

Week 10: All Things Being Equinox - Day 1

March 20, 2014 - Another week, another qualifier. Plus, we're at home in the Kudzu Klassic. Mideast Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob 18 Bob earned the #3 overall seed and was #1 in Pool... Read More >>

Week 9: Ide Out - Day 3

March 16, 2014 - Qualifier season continues with two qualifiers at once. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 18 American - A5 18 Marc Gold Bracket Sun 16 Mar 8:00am A5... Read More >>

Week 9: Ide Out - Day 2

March 15, 2014 - Qualifier season continues with two qualifiers at once. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 18 American - A5 18 Marc 18 Marc continued as the #1 team in Division... Read More >>

Week 9: Ide Out - Day 1

March 14, 2014 - Qualifier season continues with two qualifiers at once. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 18 American - A5 18 Marc 18 Marc earned the #1 overall seed and was #1... Read More >>

Week 8: Six Places at Once - Day 3

March 10, 2014 - We are wrapping up our first qualifier. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne 14 Suzanne continued as the #3 team in Division 1 Gold Pool 1. ... Read More >>

Week 8: Six Places at Once - Day 2

March 9, 2014 - We are in six different cities in six different states. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne 14 Suzanne continued as the #4 team in Division... Read More >>

Week 8: Six Places at Once - Day 1

March 8, 2014 - We are in six different cities in six different states. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 14 Open - A5 14 Suzanne 14 Suzanne earned the #2 overall seed and was... Read More >>

Week 7: In Like Lions - Day 2

March 2, 2014 - We spread out from Huntsville to Jacksonville to start the month of March. NASA Big Spring Bash This tournament is being played at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL. All times Central. 17 Power - A5 17 Bill Gold Bracket Sun 2 Mar 8:00am A5... Read More >>

Week 7: In Like Lions - Day 1

March 1, 2014 - We spread out from Huntsville to Jacksonville to start the month of March. NASA Big Spring Bash This tournament is being played at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL. All times Central. 17 Power - A5 17 Bill 17 Bill started as the #2 team in Pool R1G1PC. ... Read More >>

Week 6: Beauty of a Beast - Day 2

February 23, 2014 - We are at home for our toughest local tournament: the Beast of the Southeast, while one team hits the road. Beast of the Southeast This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy in Suwanee, GA and the Southern Volleyball Center in Roswell, GA. 18... Read More >>

Week 6: Beauty of a Beast - Day 1

February 22, 2014 - We are at home for our toughest local tournament: the Beast of the Southeast, while one team hits the road. Beast of the Southeast This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy in Suwanee, GA and the Southern Volleyball Center in Roswell, GA. 18... Read More >>

Week 5: Presidential Competition - Day 3

February 17, 2014 - The winter storms are over - for now - and we're glad we play an indoor sport. We'll stay warm and toasty inside gyms in Atlanta and Chicago. Sports Performance Presidents Day Challenge This tournament is being played at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora,... Read More >>

Week 5: Presidential Competition - Day 2

February 16, 2014 - The winter storms are over - for now - and we're glad we play an indoor sport. We'll stay warm and toasty inside gyms in Atlanta and Chicago. Sports Performance Presidents Day Challenge This tournament is being played at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora,... Read More >>

Week 5: Presidential Competiton - Day 1

February 15, 2014 - The winter storms are over - for now - and we're glad we play an indoor sport. We'll stay warm and toasty inside gyms in Atlanta and Chicago. Sports Performance Presidents Day Challenge This tournament is being played at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora,... Read More >>

Practice is on 2/13

February 13, 2014 - All, The snow is melting before my very eyes; the sun is trying to peek out; the temperature is rising. In short, practice for today/tonight is ON! The schedule has been changed, though. The amended practice schedule is posted on the website. As always,... Read More >>

Practice Cancelled 2/12

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Practice 2/11

February 11, 2014 - Practice is cancelled tonight 2/11. We will make another decision about Wednesday's practice once Mother Nature reveals herself to us tomorrow. SVC will be open this afternoon in the event that a few coaches are able to and desirous of getting some work in... Read More >>

Week 4: Chattanooga and Columbia

February 8, 2014 - A low key weekend in Tennessee and South Carolina. Below is the schedule I have, but neither tournament has any online data, so we're going old school this weekend. Choo Choo Tournament This tournament is being played at Signal Mountain High School in Signal... Read More >>

A5 Piles Up Post Season Awards

February 7, 2014 - November 9, 2013 - A5 players are piling up High School awards as the 2013 GHSA Volleyball Tournament started 16 Oct. These are in no particular order. We hope we got everyone, but invariably a few may have not been reported. If you have All-Area, Senior... Read More >>

SATURDAY FEB. 8 & MAR. 1, XSP WILL HOLD VOLLEYBALL COMBINE! (SPEED and EXPLOSIVENESS)

February 6, 2014 - XSP will hold a combine both on Saturday Feb. 8 and March 1 from 11-2p.m. at 1815 Hembree Rd. Unit 302. We will test your athlete’s vertical (both approach and block jump), broad jump, a 40 yd shuttle and Body Fat percentage (athletes over 16). All ages are... Read More >>

Week 3: Super Sunday

February 2, 2014 - We have a super weekend ahead here at home and on the road. Icebreaker This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy, the Southern Volleyball Center and the Peachtree City Volleyball Center in the metro Atlanta, GA area. 18 Power - A5 18 Marc,... Read More >>

Week 3 - Super Saturday

February 1, 2014 - We have a super weekend ahead here at home and on the road. Icebreaker This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy, the Southern Volleyball Center and the Peachtree City Volleyball Center in the metro Atlanta, GA area. 18 Power - A5 18 Marc,... Read More >>

Practice Cancelled Wed Jan 29

January 29, 2014 - All practices are CANCELLED for Wednesday, January 29 due to the winter weather. Stay Safe and Stay Warm! Read More >>

PRACTICE CANCELLED FOR TUES JAN 28

January 28, 2014 - All practices are CANCELLED for Tuesday, January 28 due to the winter weather. Stay Safe and Stay Warm! Read More >>

Week 2: Wintry Mix

January 25, 2014 - Week 2 has us in Jacksonville and Knoxville. JJVA River City Winter Blast This tournament is being played at the JJVA Center and the Jax Ice & Sportsplex in Jacksonville, FL. 18 Girls - A5 17 Bill 17 Bill earned the overall #4 seed and was #1 in Pool R1P4. ... Read More >>

Prepvolleyball National Rankings

January 22, 2014 - Congrats to our 18 Bob, 17 Jing for starting the 2014 pre-season rankings:   in the 18's division: 18. A5 “for Fighting” (Georgia) The Facts: This group was one of the best in the nation as 16-year-olds but not quite as good last year,... Read More >>

Southern Dream Day 3

January 20, 2014 - It's the start of the 2014 and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Center Convention Center (GCCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 17 Jing Gold... Read More >>

Southern Dream Day 2

January 19, 2014 - It's the start of the 2014 and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Center Convention Center (GCCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 17 Jing A5... Read More >>

Southern Dream Day 1

January 18, 2014 - It's the start of the 2014 and we're at home in the Southern Dream! Southern Dream This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy (SSA) and the Gwinnett Center Convention Center (GCCC). 18 Power - A5 18 Bob, A5 18 Marc, A5 17 Jing A5... Read More >>

Alumni Match This Saturday

December 20, 2013 - Every year our annual Alumnae Match has gotten a little bit better, but this year the event promises to come close to the tradition we envisioned when we created it years ago.  The Match has traditionally been heavily attended by college freshmen, home from... Read More >>

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Chasing the Sun 2013

December 2, 2013 - The facts are these: 15 Players Three Coaches 11 Days Three Cities (Bejing, Nanjing and Shangai) Three Amazing Primary Logistics and Support Folks Three More Absolutely Essential Support Folks One Professional Photographer 4 Interested and Engaged Parents The... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #9

December 1, 2013 - Today we woke up a little too early than we would like, but our sleepiness was quickly forgotten when we came downstairs to the most glorious breakfast we could imagine. After living off of a diet of rice and bread for 8 days straight it was so good to see French... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #8

November 30, 2013 - Today we woke up bright and early, and had to be ready at 6:45 to leave Nanjing to take a train to Shanghai. The train ride was about an hour and a half, and the train traveled almost as fast as a bullet train. Once we arrived in Shanghai, we were starving so we... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #7

November 29, 2013 - We all woke up to the sun shining bright and cold wind chills. Breakfast was at 8:45. We had chocolate sponge cake muffins, oranges, fried rice, egg sandwiches, and apple juice. Training was from 9:30 to 11:30. We did our normal warm up and went straight into serve... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #6

November 28, 2013 - Today we woke up and had breakfast at the training center. It was an interesting breakfast that included a large bowl of warm milk and mysterious jelly filled pastries. After the meal we headed to the gym, about a five minute walk from where we are staying. After... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #5

November 27, 2013 - Today was our last day in Beijing so we woke up extra early because we had to get to the train station. When we were leaving the hotel and getting on the bus a few street sellers tried to sell us a few of their products, as usual. Usually we keep walking and ignore... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #4

November 26, 2013 - Today we went to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is considered the Heart of China. It is the dead center of the city of Beijing. During the 1980s, students protested the Communist government in the square. It was very enlightening to be... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #3

November 25, 2013 - We started off today by heading to the Great Wall of China. The bus ride to get there was about an hour long. While we were on the bus, our tour guide explained to us the history of the city Beijing throughout the different Chinese Dynasties. Our lovely tour guide... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #2

November 24, 2013 - November 23rd we started our first competition day off with a very interesting breakfast. There were some normal American breakfast foods but a lot of traditional Chinese cuisine as well. Noodles, friend rice, and hard boiled eggs were the focal point of the buffet... Read More >>

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China Dispatch #1

November 23, 2013 - So it all started Thursday at 5:00 in the morning and for the next 21 hours we would be traveling. We flew from the Atlanta airport to Detroit then boarded the plane to Beijing. The plane ride to Beijing was about 14 hours long and there was a baby and two children... Read More >>

A5 BEACH Tryouts on 10/26 CANCELED

October 25, 2013 - Due to a freeze warning in effect for Saturday morning and lows in the high 20's, we've moved the A5 BEACH tryout to November 9th. Sorry for the inconvenience, we look forward to seeing you on the courts!   Read More >>

Tryout Results live

October 13, 2013 - The tryout results are posted for the 12's, 13's and 14's. You can find them here. Read More >>

TRYOUTS

October 7, 2013 - Tryouts Commence This Weekend    A5 Family,   The Big Day is upon us for 14's and under.  Though nearly 500 athletes have registered for tryouts--a number that grows daily--there are still several families that have completed 90% of the... Read More >>

Hi-5 Fun

September 16, 2013 - Hi5 Fund -- Financial Aid for 2014 Season    Those of you who have been members of the A5 Family are aware of the existence of a financial aid program for those families who would not otherwise be able to afford the A5 Experience.  This fund was... Read More >>

Training for Tryouts

September 16, 2013 - Training for Tryouts    These dynamic training sessions are mock tryouts of sorts, enabling athletes to experience the drills and the pace of tryouts prior to the actual event.  In addition to the addition exposure that participants get, the TFT... Read More >>

Tryout News

August 30, 2013 - It's here the information you wanted - Tryouts! Please see the tryout link Read More >>

USAV Day 8

July 5, 2013 - Day Eight wraps up the 2013 season! USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament was played at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. All times Central. 16 Open - A5 16 Jackie Flight 2 Fri 5 Jul ... Read More >>

USAV Day 7

July 4, 2013 - Day Seven wraps up the 15's while the 16's work out their bracket positions. Only two days left. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being played at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. All times Central. 16 Open -... Read More >>

USAV Day 6

July 3, 2013 - Day Six wraps up the 14's, the 15's work out their bracket positions, and the 16's finish the first round. Only three days left. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being played at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX.... Read More >>

USAV Day 5

July 2, 2013 - Day Five wraps up the 17's and 12's, the 14's work out their bracket positions, the 15's finish the first round and the 16's get started. The end of the 2013 season is now in view. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being... Read More >>

USAV Day 4

July 1, 2013 - Day Four wraps up 13's and 18's, the 17's and 12's fight for bracket positions, the 14's finish the first round, and the 15's get started. It's the busiest day of the tournament! USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being played... Read More >>

USAV Day 3

June 30, 2013 - Day Three has the 13's and 18's in the second round and playing for bracket position, the 17's and 12's finishing the first round, and the 14's getting started. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being played at the Dallas... Read More >>

USAV Day 2

June 29, 2013 - Day Two has the 13's and 18's finishing the first round while the 12's and 17's get started. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being played at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. All times Central. 18 USA - A5 18... Read More >>

USAV Day 1

June 28, 2013 - The final tournament of the season begins today in Dallas. First three of 12 A5 teams are in action on Day 1 along with the first 10 (including A5) of a record 31 Southern Region teams. USAV Girls' Junior National Championship - Dallas, TX This tournament is being... Read More >>

AAU Day 8

June 26, 2013 - Day Eight wraps up the tournament for 2013 with one team still in the hunt for a medal. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of Sports... Read More >>

AAU Day 7

June 25, 2013 - Day Seven has one team in the Championship Bracket, one in the Consolation Bracket and the rest playing for their final bracket positions. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center... Read More >>

AAU Day 6

June 24, 2013 - Day Six has everyone still in contention! 17 Jing and 16 Jackie are working for Championship Bracket slots. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney... Read More >>

AAU Day 5

June 23, 2013 - Day Five sees the rest of the older teams in action after the younger ones have headed home. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of... Read More >>

AAU Day 4

June 22, 2013 - Day Four has the first seven teams finishing up and two new teams joining the tournament. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of Sports... Read More >>

AAU Day 3

June 21, 2013 - Day Three is the first day we can qualify for Gold. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 14... Read More >>

AAU Day 2

June 20, 2013 - Day Two starts with six teams still in contention. AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 14... Read More >>

AAU Day 1

June 19, 2013 - The "postseason" begins in Orlando with the AAU National Championships! AAU Girls' Junior National Championship - Orlando, FL This tournament is being played at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and the Disney Wide World of Sports Complex... Read More >>

BOYS CAMP

June 10, 2013 -  SAVE THE DATES!!!! BOYS VOLLEYBALL CAMP July 29-31 9 AM-4 PM at the SVC. Then get a friend who is new to the sport to register for the camp with you and receive $50 off of the camp dues of $195. Registration is now available on the VolleyPerformance... Read More >>

A5/VP Camps

May 24, 2013 - All VolleyPerformance Camps Are Constructed and Led By Bob Westbrook and Scott Cioffari VP/A5 Elite Middle School Setting Camp June 14-16 9am to 4pm Aimed at players ages 10-14. Great attention to detail. Focus on hand contact and footwork. Much repetition.... Read More >>

A5 Volleyball Summer Camps

May 17, 2013 - A5 Summer Camps will be held at the Southern Volleyball Center (SVC) – 11415 Old Roswell Rd., Suite 200, Roswell 30009 General Skills Camp (June 3-4-5, 2013 9am-3pm $215) Open to rising 6th-9th graders (or 11-14 yrs old) with limited to no competitive... Read More >>

CA5? (Well, No, but A5 is Heading to China!)

May 14, 2013 - Rising juniors and seniors currently playing for A5, GA5 or A5 South will have the opportunity to try out for a team that will compete in China this November. Plans are still being formulated, but here's what we know to date: Date of Trip - November 21 -... Read More >>

A5 Finishes Regular Season on High Note

May 1, 2013 - A5 Teams Finish Regular Season on a High Note A5 17-JING QUALIFIES FOR OPEN DIVISION; BRINGS THE FAMILY'S BID COUNT TO 12 A5 Family, With the regular season behind us, If you're playing 15's or older you are now set to experience the A5 Family's most potent... Read More >>

More Dance Details Announce

May 1, 2013 - More Dinner-Dance Details We are delighted to announce Lizzy Stemke as the keynote speaker for this year's banquet. Many of you know that Lizzy is UGA's head volleyball coach, but I'll bet few of you are aware of her illustrious playing career and coaching credentia... Read More >>

Week 15: Northern Lights Day 3 and Kudzu Day 2

April 28, 2013 - We've earned one bid so far in Minneapolis and have a shot at two more while the Kudzu Klassic wraps up. Northern Lights Qualifier - Minneapolis, MN This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. All times Central. 18... Read More >>

Week 15: Northern Lights Day 2 and Kudzu Day 1

April 27, 2013 - It's moving day in Minneapolis with teams still in the hunt, while the Kudzu Klassic gets underway across the northern arc. Northern Lights Qualifier - Minneapolis, MN This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. All... Read More >>

Week 15: Northern Lights Qualifier Day 1

April 26, 2013 - One last chance to pick up a few more bids. Northern Lights Qualifier - Minneapolis, MN This tournament is being played at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob earned the #5 overall seed and was... Read More >>

Week 14: SRVA Regional Championships Day 2

April 21, 2013 - It's the final day of Regionals and everyone is still in the hunt for a bid. SRVA Regional Championships - Birmingham, AL This tournament is being played at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, AL. All times Central. 18 Power - A5 18 Tee Champi... Read More >>

Week 14: SRVA Regional Championships Day 1

April 20, 2013 - The second half of the SRVA Regional Championships have most of us in Birmingham working for a bid. SRVA Regional Championships - Birmingham, AL This tournament is being played at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, AL. All times Central. 18... Read More >>

Basket Raffle Promises to be the Best Ever

April 18, 2013 - Many thanks to basket raffle chair GA5's Monique Thomas, along with Club Reps Jodie Fowler (GA5), Mike Mauer (A5 South) and Patty Mahayag (A5) for getting our signature fund-raising effort off to a great start. The Basket Raffle and the Financial Aid that it... Read More >>

More All-Club Dinner-Dance Details

April 16, 2013 - A number of you have asked about dress. Years ago our 18's teams began coming to the event in prom attire--all glammed up--as partial compensation for proms missed for volleyball. This tradition will continue, and this year the opportunity to dress in Party Attire... Read More >>

Week 13: Show Me Qualifier Day 3

April 15, 2013 - We still have a shot at a bid Monday. Show Me Qualifier - Kansas City, MO This tournament is being played at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob Bronze Bracket Mon 15 Apr ... Read More >>

Week 13: Show Me and Club Regionals Day 2

April 14, 2013 - We played well on Saturday against tough competition. Sunday won't be easier. Show Me Qualifier - Kansas City, MO This tournament is being played at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob moved... Read More >>

Week 13: Show Me and Club Regionals Day 1

April 13, 2013 - Another qualifier and the SRVA Regional Club Championships are on tap this weekend. Show Me Qualifier - Kansas City, MO This tournament is being played at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. All times Central. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob... Read More >>

All-Club Dinner-Dance Details

April 10, 2013 - It's really hard to believe that this seasonal highlight is less than four weeks away. As we have grown and matured as an organization we have made a conscious effort to evolve the All-Club Dinner so that it is a memorable event, befitting a club of our stature.... Read More >>

Week 11: Big South Day 3

March 30, 2013 - We have a lot of teams still in the hunt for bids, so this will be an exciting day for us. Big South Qualifier - Atlanta, GA This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center and the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob Silver... Read More >>

Week 11: Big South Day 2

March 29, 2013 - We're off to a great start, but Day 2 is always harder than Day 1. Big South Qualifier - Atlanta, GA This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center and the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob continued as... Read More >>

Week 11: Big South Day 1

March 26, 2013 - It's time to defend the home turf this weekend at the Big South Qualifier! Big South Qualifier - Atlanta, GA This tournament is being played at the Georgia World Congress Center and the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob earned... Read More >>

Week 10: Florida Pre-Qualifier and Choo Choo (Part 2)

March 22, 2013 - Florida Pre-Qualifier - Tampa, FL This tournament is being played at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL. 17 Open - A5 17 Tree A5 17 Tree started as the #2 team in Pool 17OR1P1. Sat 23 Mar 8:00am A5... Read More >>

Week 10: Indy and Orlando (Part 1)

March 21, 2013 - The Big South is next week, but we're plenty busy this weekend. Mideast Qualifier - Indianapolis, IN This tournament is being played at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 18 American - A5 18 Tee A5 18 Tee earned the overall #1 seed and was... Read More >>

Several A5 players make Soph 79

March 20, 2013 - Congratulations to everyone who made the PrepVolleyball.com 2012 Soph 79 list! You can see the list in its entirety here as part of the PrepVolleyball subscription provided to all high school age families as a benefit of A5 membership. The Soph 79 are, in PrepVolleyb... Read More >>

Week 9: Youth Festival (Part 2)

March 16, 2013 - Southern Youth Festival - Atlanta, GA This tournament is being played at the Suwanee Sports Academy in Suwanee, GA and the Southern Volleyball Center in Roswell, GA. 14 Power - A5 14 Dan, A5 14 Betty, A5 13 Carl A5 14 Dan earned the overall #2 seed and was #1... Read More >>

Week 9: Mideast Qualifier and AAU

March 14, 2013 - Mideast Qualifier - St. Louis, MO This tournament is being played at the America's Center in St. Louis, MO. All times Central. 15 American - A5 15 Jeff A5 15 Jeff started as the #2 team in Pool R1P20. Fri 15 Mar 9:00am ... Read More >>

Week 8: Four Cities (Part 4: Peachtree)

March 10, 2013 - Peachtree Classic - Atlanta, GA This tournament is being played at various locations around Atlanta, GA. 15 Open - A5 15 Jeff A5 15 Jeff earned the #1 overall seed and was #1 in Pool PA. Sat 9 Mar 8:00am ... Read More >>

Week 8: Four Cities (Part 2: Bluegrass)

March 10, 2013 - Bluegrass Tournament - Louisville, KY This tournament is being played at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY. 18 Open - A5 18 Bob A5 18 Bob started as the #2 team in Pool R1G1P11. Sat 9 Mar 12:00pm ... Read More >>

Week 8: Four Cities (Part 3: MAPL)

March 10, 2013 - Mid-Atlantic Power League - Raleigh, NC This tournament is being played at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. 18-16 Girls - A5 18 Tee A5 18 Tee started as the #2 team in Pool R1G1P2. Sat 9 Mar 4:00pm ... Read More >>

Week 8: Four City Tour (Part 1: Colorado Crossroads)

March 7, 2013 - Colorado Crossroads Qualifier - Denver, CO This tournament is being played at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 15 Open - A5 15 Mike A5 15 Mike earned the #5 overall seed and was #1 in Pool 15OR1P5. ... Read More >>

Mid-Season Survey

March 5, 2013 - The good news is that about 25% of our membership completed a survey between my last email and this one. The bad news is that, with the deadline now behind us, we're still languishing at about a 50% participation rate. Though many respondents use the surveys... Read More >>

New Website!

March 4, 2013 - For the last several years your Board has recognized the need to update our website(s), and this year, under the leadership of A5 11-1 Coach Walter Patterson and his firm, Cool Dog Interactive, we have succeeded in that goal. We flipped the switch last night, but... Read More >>

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Week 7: Mile High Mission

March 3, 2013 - Qualifier season starts with a single team in Denver. Colorado Crossroads Qualifier - Denver, CO This tournament is being played at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. All times Mountain. 17 Amerian - A5 17 Brittany A5 17 Brittany earned the overall... Read More >>

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2012 High School All-Americans named by PrepVolleyball

February 8, 2013 - Here is the introduction to the story ... read the rest at Prepvolleyball.com Agony…and ecstasy. There simply is no other way to describe the process of selecting high school All Americans. That’s why we think I’ll be repeating these lines... Read More >>

Breaking the Ice

February 4, 2013 - We have a super weekend ahead at home in the Icebreaker and on the road in Knoxville, Nashville and Louisville. The details are here. Important: If anything I have here or on the A5 website contradicts what your coach tells you, do what your coach tells you.... Read More >>

Wintry Mix - Week 2

January 28, 2013 - We are in a couple chilly places this weekend, and one warm one. The details are here. Important: If anything I have here or on the A5 website contradicts what your coach tells you, do what your coach tells you. Especially if you have a ref assignment during... Read More >>

A5 Report Jan 26

January 28, 2013 - We had a great day. We lost a total of three matches all day and everyone is either in the Gold Bracket or still in contention Central Zone Invitational This tournament is being played at the Indianapolis Convention Center. 18 Open 18 Bob: won pool at 3-0.... Read More >>

A5 Report for Jan 27

January 28, 2013 - A strong finish today that included a 1st and a 2nd and a dash to the airport. The details are here. Central Zone Invitational This tournament is being played at the Indianapolis Convention Center. 18 Open 18 Bob: 6th in 18 Open after missing the Silver... Read More >>

PrepVolleyball Pre-Season National Rankings

January 22, 2013 - 18 and Under Division 37. A5 “for Fighting” (Georgia) A very balanced roster with 10 returning players will benefit from a return to health of OH Amanda Dachs, who missed last year with an injury. OH Allie Davenport, libero Elle McCord and setter... Read More >>

A5 Report - Southern Dream Day 1

January 21, 2013 - We're off to a great start at the Southern Dream. Everyone came out ready to play and remains in contention. The details are here. Important: If anything I have here or on the A5 website contradicts what your coach tells you, do what your coach tells you. Especially... Read More >>

The A5 Report - Southern Dream Day 3

January 21, 2013 - We had a great start to the season! 18 Bob: tied for 3rd in 18 Power 18 Tee: tied for 7th in 18 Power 17 Jing: tied for 3rd in 18 Power 16 Jackie: tied for 5th in 18 Power 17 Latresa: tied for 3rd in 17 Power 16 Taylor: tied for 3rd in 17 Power 16 Jasmin:... Read More >>

SOUTHERN DREAMING

January 18, 2013 - All but one of our teams are in action at the Southern Dream. The details are here. Important: If anything I have here or on the A5 website contradicts what your coach tells you, do what your coach tells you. Especially if you have a ref assignment during the... Read More >>

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Crawford Named Assistant Coach at Georgia Tech

January 15, 2013 - THE FLATS - Former A5 coach Chuck Crawford, who spent the last two seasons at Miami (Ohio), has been named assistant volleyball coach announced by head coach Tonya Johnson Monday. He will serve as the recruiting coordinator, director of camps and assist with training... Read More >>

Two A5 Athletes Named as Finalist for Player of the Year in their class!

January 14, 2013 - National recognition keeps on rolling in for members of the A5 Family. Congratulations, Maggie and Celeste! Following are their citations from Prepvolleyball.com: National Sophomore of the Year Finalist Maggie Rick, 5-9 Setter, Blessed Trinity Catholic (Roswell,... Read More >>

Templeton Named one of the Top Juniors in the U.S.

January 4, 2013 - Prepvolleyball.com has published its annual list of the nation's top juniors, and A5 17-Jing's Haley Templeton has earned her way onto the "top 85" list for the class of 2014. A setter, Haley has verbally committed to play for the University of Miami... Read More >>

Two A5 Athletes Named MaxPreps 2012 High School Underclass All Americans

December 21, 2012 - National recognition keeps on rolling in for members of the A5 Family. Congratulations, Amber and Celeste! Following are their citations from MaxPreps.com: Amber MacDonald, Blessed Trinity (Roswell, Ga.), 5-3 MacDonald totaled 532 digs and had served... Read More >>

Three A5 Athletes Named to MaxPreps 2012 High School All America List

December 19, 2012 - Congratulations to the following athletes, who earned National recognition on MaxPreps.com. Their citations: Medium Schools 1st Team OH - Allie Davenport, Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.), 5-11 Senior Davenport posted 645 kills, 141 aces, 343 digs, 56 blocks, 98... Read More >>

Lawing Named Head Volleyball Coach at Xavier University of Louisiana

December 17, 2012 - It is a mark of the growth of our club that some who are reading this may never have heard of Hannah Lawing, one of the most dominant Georgia high school/club players of her time. Hannah (2007; 18-Bob) is an A5 plankholder and was a mainstay on the 2005 16-Erica... Read More >>

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Debbie Green Headlines 2013 Coaches Clinic

December 17, 2012 - The A5 Family does more than give lip service to the concept of Consistent Coaching (one of our 5 "C's") and professional development. 1/12/13 marks the third running of our annual Coaches Clinic. High School and Club Coaches from outside the A5 Family... Read More >>

Neff, Mead Named AVCA Division I All Americans

December 12, 2012 - Florida State's Ashley Neff (2010; A5 17-1) and Georgia Tech's Monique Mead (2009; A5 17-Bob) are named 2012 3rd Team All Americans. These are the first such honors for any member of the A5 Family. Citation from RamblinWreck.com about Mead: LOUISVILLE, Ky.... Read More >>

Alumnae in the News

November 27, 2012 - With the completion of the regular season of volleyball in the NCAA, there's a lot to report. Thanks to our intrepid researcher Scott Cioffari for digging all of this stuff up. And congratulations to all of our athletes who are excelling at the Next Level. Your... Read More >>

Alumnae Keep Dancing...

November 26, 2012 - Our Alumnae Love to Dance and many of them will be able to continue their 2012 seasons by going to the Big Dance--the 2012 NCAA Championship Tournament. Congratulations and best of luck to the following Dancers: Division I: Khadijah Wiley, Eastern Tennessee... Read More >>

A5 Piles up Post Season Awards

November 1, 2012 - A5 players are piling up High School awards as the 2012 GHSA Volleyball Tournament started 16 Oct. These are in no particular order. We hope we got everyone, but invariably a few may have not been reported. If you have All-Area, Senior All-Star, All-State or any... Read More >>


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