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When recruiting happens, don't drop the ball!

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By CEVA grad and University of San Francisco graduate Alix Gombos Westlund

Going through the recruiting process can be daunting, especially in the beginning. I always told myself that if I could get the chance to guide young people through the process, I would do so.

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Ref and Scorer Certification 2018-2019

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Referee and scorer training is now available for the 2018-2019 season.

All referee and scorer certification is done online through Webpoint & USAV Academy. Coaches and players must complete their certifications before their first tournament. CEVA/USA Volleyball members need to register for training through USA Volleyball Webpoint (membership account). Step-by-step directions are included below with a screen shot to guide you.

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Rustys at 2013 USA Open National Championships

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One of CEVA's most successful and historic clubs traveled to the USA Open Nations Championships in Louisville this year. Rustys' team Captain Tom Swanson shares their story.

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Much Gold, with a Touch of Bronze

It was a very successful Nationals this year for Rustys. The 76+ team won the gold, dominating this "oldest" division by not losing a set. The 73+ team also won the gold, being only slightly less dominating, losing a total of 2 sets and no matches. In fact, four players on Rustys actually won every match they played over the 6 days.

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2013 USA Open National Championships

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Congratulations to CEVA Members and teams for their success at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships.

Rusty's 76 and Rusty's 73 both won the Championship in their respected divisions.

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Excel NW 14s Rox at 2012 Nationals

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Club Excel NW 14's ROX Team was the first 14s team to compete at Junior Nationals for the Excel Club. The inexperienced squad had a great time and played well. Here is the recap from the Club:

The Excel NW 14's team placed 5th in CEVA Regionals, and by default of 2 higher ranked teams received and accepted the American bid. One of our starting setters was unable to attend the tournament with the team, so we quickly had to alter our line-up significantly. We brought up a Libero from our Excel 14's Silver team to help balance the roster and had to integrate an existing player into the setting role.
Because of the inexperience of the tam, the thrill to be at the tournament was overwhelming for all. The team achieved their first win the very first game of the tournament! We finished 4th of 6 in opening pool play, with a heartbreaking loss of 14-16 in the third game which would have put us 2nd and top half of the American Division. The team went on to win a match all 4 days of the tournament, which resulted in our 38th of 48 place finish. This is a tremendous accomplishment for a relatively inexperienced (and recognized) team!

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