2021 High Expectations
Volleyball Camp

Monday June 21 - Wednesday June 23, 2021
Hosted at Sweet Briar College, near Lynchburg Virginia           Directed by Tom Houser

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2021 High Expectations Awards!

High Expectations 20
Very Back Row: Coach Bre Lockhart, Coach Kara Matthews, Coach Katey Holley, Coach Macon Frey, Molly Reid, Bailey Redford, Meghan Prillaman, Harper Quonce, Allie Fragile, Coach Kelsey Goodman, Coach Maggie Newman, Coach Cameron Blankenship, Coach Elizabeth Giles, Coach Rosie Giles.
Back Row:
Lily Clark, Skylar Morris, Kaiya Lian, Rylen Mullins, Grace Williams, Molly Nelson, Raelyn Lancaster, Madison Austin, Myah Crews, Paige Ordway, Aniston Wray, Katie Witten, Regan Tanner, Alyssa Shultz, Ella McClure, Skylar Jeffrey, Salia Harris, Summer Shelton, Emily Evans
Middle Row: Hadley Hunt, Rianne Riley, Natalie McMahon, Taylor Midkiff,
Jamie Forster, Olivia Messin, Parris Atkinson, Caroline Kepley, Eve Ferguson, Charlotte Holt,
McKenzie Boyer, Lauren Mills, Michaela Willis, Madison Hare, Sarah Crawford, Skyla Goddard, Leah Bouldin, McKenzie Board, Natasha Buchler-Fosado, Brittany Hicks, Kaitlyn Eanes, Ella Smith.
Front Row: Camille Wolfe,
Madison Satterfield, Erin Saunders, Hannah Goodwin, Bella Black, Mari-Beth Boardwin, Adrianna Eanes, Camilla Gristina, Lily Richardson, Mae Hawkins, Gaby Elliott, Greenly Elliott, Autumn Bailey, Brooke Bohnert, Leara Slattery


Captains Of The Day:

Monday June 21: Bella Black, Westover Christian School, Danville, Va
Tuesday June 22: Lily Richardson, Paul VI Catholic School, Chantilly, Va
Sunday June 23: Mari-Beth Boardwine, Chilhowie High, Chilhowie Va


2021 Camp Format:

Monday June 21: 10am to 12:30pm,
1:30pm to 4, and 5pm to 7:30.
Team Bonding!! 8pm to 9pm.

Tuesday June 22: 10am to 12:30pm,
1:30 to 4pm, 5 to 7pm
Team Bonding!! 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

Wednesday June 23:
10am to noon.
Tournament: 1pm to 3:30pm.
Awards: 3:30pm to 4pm.


Cost: $329

Maximum # of Campers: 60

Athlete:Camper Ratio:  Each 8 girls that we admit will be matched by a college coach and an assistant who has played college vball! 

Staff:  College coaches +
college players with extensive training/coaching experience + Coach Houser

Location: The awesome Upchurch Field House, on the campus of Sweet Briar College! 
You can see it here

Registration Info:  
The 2021 application is here!
We are accepting athletes into 2021 High Expecations NOW!!

A camp flyer will be here soon.
Plz share with parents and teammates!

T-Shirts!  Yes!     

Meals And Water Bottles! 
* Lunch & dinner will be provided each day at the camp.
* Breakfast for 2020! It's optional to save you money!
* Athletes will need to bring water bottles from home.

End Of Camp Awards
We hope to give more awesome awards again, like you see here!

Overnight campers:

A camper can stay two nights in a chaperoned dorm room on the campus of Sweet Briar College.
The cost is only $49 a night.

Breakfast Option!

A hot cooked breakfast on Tuesday & Wednesday is available for only $20.

And Let's Make The Price Even LOWER!:

* If 5 athletes from the same school attend the same Expectations Camp, then each family will receive a $50 refund.
* If 10 athletes from the same school attend the same Expectations Camp, then each family will receive a $75 refund.


Pictures from last summer's camps
can be seen on Facebook here.

With STAR Volleyball Services, fulfilling our word and maintaining your trust is our business. Your family will love it because you will get exactly what you expected. We hope you get even more. That's our promise.


Our Promise Of Camp Quality!

When your daughter attends an elite camp, you expect the quality experience that was advertised.

Expectations Camps are indeed elite camps in both name & substance. We evaulate every applicant. Individually. No athlete will be accpted unless my staff thinks she can learn, compete and succeed. We promise.

The 1:4 coach to camper ratio is unmatched in the USA. Then there's the price, the facility, the knowledge, the competition, the seminars....I could go on and on!


If you have any questions about the camp, you may email the camp director,
Coach Houser, at coachhouser@yahoo.com





2021 Court Coaches:

ara Matthew
Head Coach, Randolph College

Kara is the head coach at Randoph College and the all-time winningest coach in the college's history! She started as the assistant coach in 2012, then took over as the head coach in 2014. Before coming to Randolph, she played 4 years at Lynchburg College, and was a member of the LC's beach team as well! She graduated for Douglass Freeman High School in Richmond in 2008.  She played for Richmond Volleyball Club for 5 years as a DS/OH, and coached for the Heart Of Virginia club in Lynchburg for 5 years. You can find our more about Coach Matthews here. You can contact Coach Matthews at kmatthews@randolphcollege.edu.

Katey Holley
Head Coach, Regents University
Katie is the head coach at Regents University. She spent fall 2019 as the assistant at UVA-Wise, and the two years before that as the assistant coach at Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory NC. You can find out more about Coach Holley here. She was a 4-year member of the Averett University volleyball team in Danville, Va, and graduated in May 2016.  She is a 2012 graduate of Westover Christian in Danville, Va, where she was named Danville Player Of The Year in her senior year!! She played school ball for 6 years, club ball for 3 years. She has assisted with thirty-two STAR camps, has been a division director ten times, and enjoys helping athletes learn the game she loves.  You can contact Katie at k

Kelsey Goodman
Assistant Coach, Randolph College

Kelsey is the assistant volleyball coach at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va. She is a 2019 graduate of Roanoke College, where she played on the volleyball team all 4 years. Kelsey graduated from Midlothian High in Richmond in 2016, where she played 6 years. She also played 7 years of club volleyball. You can find out more about Kelsey here. Kelsey has worked nearly 40 STAR camps the past 4 summers. Her sister Amy is also playing at Eastern Mennonite University. The sisters were regular participants in the Expectations Camps at Sweet Briar! You can contact Kelsey at kgoodman@randolphcollege.edu.

Macon Frey
Assistant Coach, Bridgewater College

Macon has completed two seasons as the assistant volleyball coach at Bridgewater College near Harrisonburg, Va. She is a 2018 graduate of Bridgewateer, where she was a three-year starter at libero, an All-ODAC selection as a junior and senior, and the all-time leader in digs with 1534. She also graduated with 78 service aces and set a Bridgewater record for most digs in a match in 2016 with 45. Macon is a 2014 graduate of Great Bridge High School. You can find out more about Macon here and you can contact Macon at efrey2@bridgewater.edu


List of Camp Assistants:

Maggie Newman
Coach Newman is the head coach at Patrick Henry High in Roanoke. Before being the head coach, she as the assistant for 5 years.She was the director of Star City Juniors for 6 years and is now on the Board of Directors for Roanoke United. Her daughter is a setter on the Roanoke College volleyball team. Coach Newman played both baasketball and volleyball in high school. You can reach Coach Newman at maggielnewman@gmail.com!

Bre Lockhart
Bre is graduate of Randolph-Macon, and played 4 years on the volleyball team. She was a captain the past 2 seasons. She is a 2016 graduate of Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke, Va. She played 5 years of school vball and 5 years of club vball. She was a starter on the Hidden Valley team that won the AA Virginia State Championship in the fall of 2013. The Roanoke STAR Newspaper did an article on her in Oct 2015 here. Bre started working STAR camps after her 9th grade, and has now been a part of 33 of them! She also works camps for RM and gives private lessons. You can contact Bre at BreLockhart@aol.com!

Elizabeth Giles
Elizabeth will be a senior and captain of the volleyball team at Sewanee University in Tennessee. She is a 2018 graduate of North Cross School in Roanoke, Va. During both her junior and senior year, she was named 1st team All-Conference, 1st All-Tournament and her team advanced to the state final 4. As a senior, she was 1st team All-State. She has played 6 years of school volleyball and 5 years of club volleyball in Roanoke. You can reach Elizabeth at BugGiles16@yahoo.com!

Cameron Blankenship
Cameron will be a junior in the fall at Guilford College where she is on the volleyball team. Cameron is a 2019 graduate of Bassett High where she played 6 years of school volleyball. She also played 8 seasons of of club vball. She was a member of Coach Houser's 15 National team in 2016. She was 1st all-district all 4 years in high school, and was named District Player Of The Year as a senior. Cameron has worked 5 STAR camps the past two summers and has given a multitude of private lessons in Martinsville & Danville! You can contact Cameron at cameronlblankenship@gmail.com!!


What was the difference between
High Expectations and College Expectations.

A High Exp. camper needed to be at least:
* a rising 8th grader, with;
* three seasons of competitive ball. 

A College Exp. camper needed to be at least:
* a rising freshman, with;
* five seasons of competitive bal

`(A "season" does not include an equal playing time middle school team, a rec league, a county league, or a summer league. But, if an athlete doesn't have the minimum requirements, contact us. We sometimes make special exemptions for outstanding athletes....so send us video.....have her coaches tell me about her....ad we may admit her!


June 25, 2019
"Karmin said she’s having a blast, learning so much and is sad to leave! I say that’s a successful camp! So happy for this opportunity for her! Thank you to coach Houser and all the coaches for what they are doing for these girls!

June 25, 2019
"Karmin said she’s having a blast, learning so much and is sad to leave! I say that’s a successful camp! So happy for this opportunity for her! Thank you to coach Houser and all the coaches for what they are doing for these girls!"


The Steal The Bacon Tournament!!
1st Place!! 2nd Place!!


June 25, 2019
"[My daughter] has been very excited about camp. Lots of positive comments! Thank you for providing this opportunity!"

August 1, 2019
I was talking to one of my players last night. She said she enoyed High Expectation more than any other camp. And she attended JMU, UVa and several others. Well done! <clap> <clap> "



Camp Info:

Touch here to
see the Sweet Briar College website.
134 Chapel Rd, Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Phone: (434) 381-6100


June 25, 2019
"[My daughter] is having a blast! And learning a lot! She plays volleyball with a passion, and your camp is where she wants to be everyday!"

June 25, 2019
"What a great picture on the camp website! Love those smiles! I know my daughter sure is having fun and learning a lot! She said it's been great! Thank you for this opportunity!"

June 25, 2019
"Can't wait to see the girls play tomorrow. I know my daugther is having fun! Thank you for allowing them to grow as friends and players!

August 12, 2019
"My daughter learned a lot at High Expectations and really enjoyed it. She is excited to get the season started."


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 coachhouser@yahoo.com


June 27, 2019
"This was such a great experience.
I really learned a lot and had so much fun!"

June 25, 2019
"[My daughter] loves working with you! The award that she won is all do to you working with her. thank you !"



June 25, 2019
"Thank you all so much Coach Houser and all the coaching staff for an awesome camp. [My daughter] had a blast and is already ready to return next year."

June 25, 2019
"My daughter was soooo excited and was on cloud nine last night when she found out she was on Coach Kelsey’s tournament team. She loves you both so much! And my dad and I enjoyed the tournament so much! All competitive players! Truly the best camp she goes too!"


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