12 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009
We are excited to offer club volleyball for our 12 and under players. 12 and under teams will focus on developing their skills and learning how the game works. Our coaches expectations for these teams will be to make volleyball fun and exciting to learn.
|November 7th||Sunday||TRYOUTS 1:00-3:00 pm||Lane County Fairgrounds|
|November 11th||Thursday||Signing Meeting 7:00-8:30 pm||Lane County Fairgrounds|
|November 14th||Sunday||Fundraiser - Hour-A-Thon||Lane County Fairgrounds|
|February 13th||Sunday||NPJ Tournament||NPJ Sports Center - Salem|
|February 26th||Saturday||CEVA Bid Tournament||TBD||Depends on Team's Powerleague seating|
|March 26th||Saturday||OJVA||The Courts - Beaverton|
|April 23rd - 24th||Saturday - Sunday||Regionals||Portland||Hotel costs not included with fees. Players will stay with their families.|
|May 7th-8th||Saturday - Sunday||Willamette Valley Classic||Corvallis, OR|
|June 30th - July 4th||GJNC Nationals||Indianapolis, Indiana||Not included in club fees. Team only attends if they qualify.|
12's Practice Schedule:
Monday's 5:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday's 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Lane County Fairgrounds
12 and under Club Fees: $1,500
November 11th - $300 (signing meeting)
Payment plan for the remaining balance will determined after the November 14th fundraiser.
12-1 Head Coach MacKenzie Durham
MacKenzie played Division 1 College Volleyball at The George Washington University in Washington, DC on a full athletic scholarship. She was a middle blocker for the Colonials and competed in the Atlantic 10 Conference. In high school she played volleyball, basketball and track & field at Edison, located in Southern California. She played club volleyball at TCA and won the gold medal in the 18 Open Division at the Junior Olympics!
Most recently she was coaching at North Pacific Juniors Club Volleyball while living in Bend, Oregon. Prior to that she was the Head Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach at Elmira High School in Elmira, Oregon and before that the Freshman Girls volleyball coach at Churchill High School in Eugene, Oregon. She has also coached 12’s and 14’s at Webfoot Juniors!
MacKenzie is an elementary school teacher and new mom to two little ones. She is passionate about coaching and teaching young girls how to improve athletically through positive athletic experiences. MacKenzie hopes to inspire young players to love the game of volleyball and help mold them into confident young adults on and off the court.
12-1 Assistant Coach John Knox
John recently retired from a 30-year career teaching Physical Education and Coaching Athletics at the Middle School, High School and Community College level in Southern California.
Coach John will join his daughter, Head Coach MacKenzie Durham at the 12's level this season. He shares Coach MacKenzie’s passion to help young athletes improve athletically through positive coaching and teaching experiences.