13's Team


Picure of Rachel Van Slyke

Rachel Van Slyke

13's Head Coach

Picure of Steve Stotler

Steve Stotler

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, 13's Assistant Coach

Picure of Peter Kay

Peter Kay

13's Assistant Coach

Picure of Erick Helenihi

Erick Helenihi

13's Assistant Coach

Team Roster

NumberNamePositionGrad. YearHeightReachBlockApproachCollege Commitment
1Callie AgnielMB/OPP20265'10.5"7'4"8'8.5"9'2"Uncommitted
2Claire NitowskiS/OPP20278'5.5"8'9"Uncommitted
3Abigail ParkS/OH20275'4"6'10"7'9.5"7'10"Uncommitted
4Lily GurneyDS/L20285'0"6'2"7'6"7'8"Uncommitted
5Pauline BongOH/DS20275'3"6'8.5"7'9"8'1"Uncommitted
6Susie TaylorDS/L20285'3"6'7"7'5.5"7'10"Uncommitted
7Brianna WangS/OH20275'5"6'11"7'10.5"8'3.5"Uncommitted
8Alina AndreevMB20275'9.5"7'4.5"8'3"8'7"Uncommitted
9Katherine WarrellOH/OPP20275'10.5"7'6"8'6"9'0"Uncommitted
10Annika LerstenS/OH20275'6.5"7'1"8'0"8'4"Uncommitted
11Katelyn RolphMB/OPP20275'8"7'5"8'6"8'9"Uncommitted
12Camille CiambruschiniS/OH20268'0"8'5"Uncommitted

Tournament Schedule

TournamentCompetition DatesLcoation
City of OaksJan. 15-17Raleigh, NC
Mid-Atlantic Power LeagueJan. 29-30Hampton Roads, VA
JVA Charm CityFeb. 5-6Baltimore, MD
Capitol Hill ClassicFeb. 19-21Washington, DC
Mid-Atlantic Power LeagueMar. 12-13Raleigh, NC
Mid-Atlantic Power LeagueMar. 26-27York, PA
NorthEast QualifierApr. 16-18Philadelphia, PA
Chesapeake Showdown (Formerly MVSA Cap Fest)May 7-8Boyds, MD
South Atlantic ChampionshipMay 28-30Richmond, VA
AAU Nationals*June 14-18Orlando, FL
USAV Junior Nationals*June 28-Jul 5Indianapolis, IN

*If an open level bid to USAV Nationals is not earned, the team will attend AAU Nationals.

Tournament selection and schedule is subject to change.

Practice Schedule

Virginia Elite utilizes a phased approach to team training. The 2014-2015 season saw the emergence of VAE academy practices which was designed to focus on skill development focused on sound and consistent fundamentals and eliminating skill based errors in game-time situations.

Phase I (11/29 - 1/16): Six full weeks of VAE "Boot Camp" that will consist of 2 academy practices (2.5 hours each), 1 team practice (2.5 hours each) and 1 required setting academy (1 hour) for all setters.

Phase II (1/17 - End of Season): 1 academy practice (2 hours), 2 team practices (2 hours and 2.5 hours) and 1 required setting academy (1 hour) for all setters.

Phase I Practice Schedule - 29-Nov-21 - 23-Jan-22

Wednesday (Setting Academy): 6:00PM-7:00PM (Academy): 7:00PM-9:30PM
Friday (Academy Practice): 6:00PM-8:30PM
Saturday/Sunday (Team Practice): Rotation Dependent (Refer to Calendar)

Phase II Practice Schedule - 24-Jan-22 - End of Club Season

Tuesday (Team Practice): 6:00PM-8:00PM
Friday (Setting Academy): 6:00PM-7:00PM  (Academy Practice): 7:00PM-9:00PM
Saturday/Sunday (Team Practice):  Rotation Dependent (Refer to Calendar)

Note: Weekend practices will rotate as outlined on the VA Elite calendars posted to the website. Athletes are also able to access the calendars on our TeamSnap APP. Rotations are as follows:

  • Team Practice Block 1: Saturday 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Team Practice Block 2: Sunday 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Team Practice Block 3: Sunday 12:30PM-3:00PM



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