17's Team


Picure of Heather Stout

Heather Stout

17's Head Coach

Picure of Kelsey Beveridge

Kelsey Beveridge

17's Assistant Coach

Picure of Sara Apanavicius

Sara Apanavicius

17's Assistant Coach

Team Roster

NumberNamePositionGrad. YearHeightReachBlockApproachCollege Commitment
1Phoebe AdamsOH20235'10"7'4"8'8"9'2"Uncommitted
2Bryton HillOH/OPP20236'2.5"8'1"9'2"9'5"Uncommitted
3Maya Van WyngaardtMB20236'1"7'11"8'9.5"9'4"Uncommitted
4Sarah FriedrichsOH/OPP20236'1"7'9"9'3"9'7"Uncommitted
6Laiya EboOH20236'1"8'0"9'4.5"9'11"Butler
7Kennedy SeekfordDS/L20235'5"6'9.5"8'2.5"8'8"Uncommitted
8Nala CornegyMB20236'2.5"8'0"9'6"10'0"Uncommitted
9Madison KoellerS20236'0"7'8"9'0"9'6"Bryant University
10Eloise ShirleyMB20236'0"7'7"8'11"9'3.5"Uncommitted
11Nina ParkerOH/OPP20235'10"7'4.5"9'1.5"9'8"Uncommitted
12Kaitlyn OwensS20235'10"7'5"8'7"9'0"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
NorthEast QualifierMarch 11-13Philadelphia, PA
MidEast QualifierMar. 25-27Indianapolis, IN
JVA World ChallengeApr. 8-10Louisville, KY
JVA West Coast CupMay 28-30Anaheim, CA
JVA SummerFestJune 4-5Columbus, OH
AAU Nationals*June 19-22Orlando, 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

Monday (Setting Academy), 6:00PM-7:00PM (Academy Practice): 7:00PM-9:30PM
Thursday (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

Monday (Setting Academy), 6:00PM-7:00PM (Academy Practice): 7:00PM-9:30PM
Thursday (Team 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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