Magna Vista High
Monday July 5 - Thursday July 8, 2021
near Martinsville
, Va                      Directed by Tom Houser

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The Shining STARS awards!    The Shooting STARS awards!    The Rising STARS awards!

Probable Camp Format:

Monday  - Wednesday:  9 am to 4pm,
with lunch break 12:30 to 1:30 each day.
Thursday 9 am to 1pm.

There will probably be three divisions:
Shining Stars directed by Tom Houser
Shooting Stars and Rising Stars will be hosted by one of the STAR Camp assistant coaches.

Coach France will assign athletes to their divisions, and the staff will move athletes around until they are in the appropriate division.

$179 for Magna Vista & Laurel Park athletes!
$189 for athletes from other schools!

Maximum Number: 
Approximately 20 in the Shining Stars division.  
Approximately 25 in the Shooting Stars division.
Approximately 25 in the Rising Stars division .

Registration Info:
The 2021 camp registration form is here!


Captains Of The Day:

Shining STARS:

Shooting STARS:

Rising STARS:


If you have any questions about the camp, you may email:  
  Jessie France, the head coach of Magna Vista High at, or Coach Houser at


What The Camp Entails:
We will start the camp in separate divisions working on the girls' skills to ensure all the athletes can serve, pass, hit and dig properly. Throughout the camp, setters will get a lot of time working with coaches who specialize in setting. On the 2nd day, competitions will begin which emphasize the skills of the game. On the 3rd day, teams will be created in each division to get ready for the Thursday tournament. For the final few hours on Thursday, athletes and parents wil love watching the tournament!!


Pictures from all our camps between 2010 and 2020 can be seen on Facebook!
They are here!

Camp 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.  You can contact Coach Houser at

List Of Camp Assistants: 

Kelsey Goodman
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

Harper Scollo
Harper is graduating from Averett in Art Education in December 2020. She played four years on the Averett University volleyball team where she was a captain as a senior. 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 was first team all-conference libero and one of the team's captains. Later that year, she drove to Roanoke to play on NRV's top 18's team! You can contact Harper at!

Cameron Blankenship
Cameron just finished her freshman year at Guilford College where she was 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 holds her school record of 19 stuff blocks in a match! 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!

Rosie Giles
Rosie is a senior at Patrick Henry High in Roanoke. She has played 5 years of school ball and 4 years of club volleyball with the highest level teams Roanoke has to offer. She has played every position in her career except MB. She has started giving private lessons as well! You can contact Rosie at!

Grayce Dantzler
Grayce has been a member of the William Byrd High School varsity volleyball team since the 9th grade. She has played libero, right side, and setter. Yep, she can do it all! :) She has playe a year of middle school and a year of JV. She has played 5 years of travel volleyball with the top team in her age group for NRV in Roanoke. You can contact Grayce at!

Aubrey Brown
Aubrey is a sophomore at Covington High School, which is nearly the Va/WestVa state line. She has played 6 years of school volleyball, and played 6 years of club volleyball. Aubrey is addicted to volleyball. We can't seem to keep her out of the gym! In 2020, she was one of our top assistants at private lessons! You can contact her at!

Cara Butler
Cara is a sophomore at Glenvar High, near Roanoke. She has been playing volleyball since a child, has played 4 years of club, and played 4 years of school ball. She has co-directed STAR Volleyball's tween clinics the past years. You can contact Cara at!

Hannah Hylton
Hannah will be a junior this fall at Glenvar High in Roanoke. She has played 4 seasons of school volleyball and 5 seasons of club. She loves hitting, from both the front row and back row! Hannah was named 1st team all-distict and 2nd team all-region this spring. You can reach Hannah at!


July 11, 2019
"My daughter just attended the camp you're hosting at Magna Vista and she has learned a lot this week. I've never seen her so excited about mastering skills she thought she could never do. I am interested in signing her up for one-on-one lessons!"

July 11, 2019
What a great week my daughter had at Coach Houser's Star Volleyball Camp this week. She had amazing coaches and made a few new friends and met all her goals she set out to improve on. She dug almost every ball that she came in contact with. She made me proud. A lot of talent in that gym this week. Seventy-four girls from all different schools."




Here is some info about Magna Vista High:
Touch here to see the school website.

701 Magna Vista School Road
Ridgeway VA 24148
(276) 956-3147       (276) 956-1401 FAX

According to NCAA rules, graduates ARE eligible to participate in a summer high school camp.  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


Pre-Season Fall 2021 6on6 VIP Scrimmaging
Please put the following on your calendar!
July 31, 2021 at Gretna High directed by Kara Matthews and Kelsey Goodman, the coaches at Randolph College,
and August 1 at North Cross School, directed by Coaches Matthews and Goodman again!
This is for athletes with at least 2 seasons of experience.
To see who has signed up, visit here.
More information is here
To register, please contact me at


Headline from the Martinsville Bulletin August 2019!
So funny!


Magna Vista High 2018 STAR Volleyball Camp Shining STARS!
Back Row:
Coach Tom Houser, Jasmyn Hamlett, Delaney Burris, Rachel Ferris, Ava Luckey, Gaby Elliott, Elivia Harper, Peyleigh Willis, Emma Hankins, Coach Cameron Blankenship, Coach Catherine Reinard
Middle Row: Olivia Nichols, Adrien Glass, Morgan Smith, Carlee Ashworth, Cassidy Blair, Danielle Draper, Kailee Newcomb, Jenny Turner, Emmalee Sawyer
Front Row: Kristie Crowder, Taylor Thompson, Zariah Scales, Mackenzie Hairston, Kaitlynn Viers, Sarah Kurcewski, Haylee Baker.

Magna Vista High 2018 STAR Volleyball Camp Shooting STARS!
Back Row:
Coach Frannie Sine, Coach Grayce Dantzler, Katie Russell, Lauren Mills, Laura Dillard, Zoie Pace, Annie Lane, Laiken Barnes, Olivia Garcia, Becca Huddleston, Coach Ashley Minnick, Coach Kelsey Goodman.
Middle Row: Addyson Nelson, Jennifer Ruiz, Abbie Moxley, Nikki Finney, Summer Stone, Olivia Kendall, Janelle Lorman, Saylor Robertson, Cierra Hagwood
Front Row: Leara Slattery, Kailei Minter, Abigail Proffit, Alyson Cuthbertson, Mykaela Dillard, Brianna Suarez, Camryn Martin, Madison Satterfield

Magna Vista High 2018 STAR Volleyball Camp Rising STARS!
Back Row:
Coach Katie Moore, Summer Shelton, Mackenzie Seay, Amie Chism, Sydney Kendrick, Emily Evans, Sierra Bowles, Reagan McMillon, Coach Sydney Shelton, Coach Ashlea Havens.
Middle Row: Lauren Evans, Mya Moyer, Kyndall Nelson, Bethany Barbour, Sydney Howell-Wampler, Dafne Becerra, Maegan Mabe
Front Row: Sasha Dukes, Grace Naff, Caroline Pinnix, Addison Nelson, Adrianna Nelson


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