Gretna High School
Monday July 31 - Thursday August 3, 2017
Gretna, Va                Directed by Tom Houser

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Gretna High STAR Camp 2017!
Back Row: Coach Sydney Shelton, Coach Kelsey Goodman, Brandi Simpson, Gabby Keatts, Keri Divers, Hope Daniel, Serenity Ward, Ashiah Glass, Madison Brown, Mallory Dalton, Jillian Sutphin, Adrianna Eanes, Maggie Fox, Coach Bre Lockhart, Coach Harper Scollo.

Middle Row: Coach Tom Houser, Evy Rigney, Madison Sanchez, Kaylee Francis, Olivia Madden, Madison Walker, Jessie Edwards, Amy Canare, Shaniece Kirby, Destiny Haley, Anna Holt, Erica Williamson, Coach Mikhala Stafford

Front Row: Page Towler, Taliah Chatten, Ellery Moorefield, Chandler Edwards, Krista Waller, Morgan Layne, Leighton Bond, Katie Thomas.


Aug 8, 2017
"Thank you Coach Houser and your staff for coming to Gretna and working with my daughter in camp over the last 3 years.
Thank you for helping her to believe in herself. Thank you all for helping and believing in each and every girl."


Aug 9, 2017

A reporter for the Star Tribune did a story on our camp!
Here is a picture they took. You can see the story here.


Captains Of The Day:

Major League:
Monday: Taliah Chattin
Tuesday: Madison Walker
Wednesday: Katie Thomas
Thursday: Amy Canare

Minor League:
Monday: Anna Holt
Tuesday: Madison Sanchez
Wednesday: Jessi Edwards
Thursday: Kerri Divers

2017 Camp Info:

Monday - Wednesday:  9am to 4pm with a one hour lunch break.
Thursday: 9am to 1pm.

There will be a tournament for the last few hours of Thursday.

The JV's will be at the middle school.
The varsity girls will be at the high school!


Registration Info

The camp registration form is here!

Maximum Campers:
25 in the rookie division.
20 in the veteran division.


This camp will again offer the girls
high quality instruction and will give
more personal attention to the participants.


If you have any questions about the camp, you may email the camp director, Coach Houser at, or the camp host, Gretna High Coach Danielle Colbert at



2017 Camp Staff:

Director:  Tom Houser

Coach Houser is the owner of STAR Volleyball Camps. He is the author of the "I Can't Wait" to coach books, and Drill Collection. He has coached 18 varsity teams, 10 JV teams, 26 club teams and directed 87 camps in 9 states in the past 7 years. You can see more about Coach Houser here

Minor League Camp Director:
Kelsey Goodman
Kelsey comes from a volleyball family! She will be a junior next fall at Roanoke College and is on the volleyball team there! You can find out more about Kelsey at her Roanoke College webpage here. She played 6 years of school volleyball and 7 years of club volleyball. She's a 2015 graduate of Midlothian High in the Richmond area. This is Kelsey's third year working STAR camps. Her and her sister have been regular participants in the Expectations Camps at Sweet Briar! You can contact Kelsey at

Assistant Coaches
Harper Scollo
Harper is rising sophomore on the Averett University volleyball team. Her AU bio page is here! She is a 2016 graduate of Chatham High School where she played 5 years of school volleyball and 5 years of club volleyball. As a senior, she played NRV's top 18's team! You can contact Harper at

Mikhala Stafford
Mikhala is a 2016 graduate of Rockbridge County High School in Lexington, Va. She has played 7 years of school volleyball. She would have played 7 years of club but has had some knee injuries that have forced her to miss two seasons. During one of those seasons, she was Coach Houser's assistant coach here. She's been selected 1st-team all conference 3 times and 1st-team all region twice. She was her school varsity captain for 3 seasons and the varsity MVP three times. Mikhala is a rising sophomore at William & Mary! You can contact her at

Bre Lockhart
Bre just finished her 1st year on the Randolph Macon College's volleyball team, where the team went 27-7, was conference champs, and advance to the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament. She is a 2016 graduate of Hidden Valley High where she played 6 years of school volleyball and 6 years of club volleyball. She finished her career 6th in VHSL history in career aces with 356. She will playing volleyball at Randolph Macon next fall. You can contact Bre at

Sydney Shelton
Sydney has been a member of the Danville Community College volleyball team for the pats 2 seasons, and was a captain as a sophomore. She is a 2015 graduate of Gretna High School where she played volleyball for 5 years. She was the captain for one year and received the JV MVP award in 2011. She plans to major in Kinesiology and become a high school Physical Education and one day be a coach. She will be attending Marshall University in the fall of 2017. You can contact Sydney at


21, 2017
"Thank you all for coming, my daughter had enjoyed it each year she has attended!"

Gretna High

Touch here to see the GHS website.

Gretna High School
100 Gretna Hawks Cir,
Gretna, VA 24557
(434) 656-2246

According to NCAA rules, graduates ARE eligible to participate in a summer high school camps.  This will not get them in any trouble and it will not jeopardize their college volleyball eligibility. 

Private Lessons In Roanoke
If anyone is interested in some one-on-one training.
Coach Houser and his staff offer
player training nearly every Sat & Sun night in Roanoke. 
Girls come from West Virginia, Pulaski, Martinsville, Hillsville, Lynchburg, etc.   The website is here.   It's a TON of fun!! 
If you or your friends have any questions, you can email Coach Houser anytime at



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