Patrick County High School
Monday July 17 - Thursday July 20,
Stuart, Va                Directed by Tom Houser

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The Major League awards!
   The Minor League awards!

Patrick County STAR 2017!
Back Row
: Coach Houser, Coach Sydney Shelton, Coach Erin Mays, Summer Stone, Lainie Hopkins, Abby Compton, Caroline Vernon, Suzanne Gonzalez, Josie Vernon, Elleigh Large, Keely Belcher, Mackenzie Belcher, Macey Calhoun, Bailey Calhoun, Ava Luckey, Lillian Byers, Madison Mullis, Coach Skyler Johnson, Coach Morgan Milligan, Coach Caroline Boone

Middle Row: Emily Helms, Sadie Vernon, Gracen Edwards, Laurel Wagoner, Kaylee Stanley, Jenna King, Ashlee Mesot, Erin Keith, Elizabeth Huerta, Jenny Turner, Lauren Largen, Julianna Overby.
Front Row: Taylor Vernon, Sara Caine, Ashlea Havens, Josie Pendleton, Sydney Kirk, Izzy Beasley, Savannah Roberts, Maggie Clifton, Coach Kelsey Goodman
Not in the picture: Sydney Biggs, Morgan Biggs, Shelby Bryant


Steal The Bacon Runner Ups!

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July 20, 2017
"My daughter just finished up another awesome week at the Star All Skills Volleyball Camp in Patrick Co.
Thank you Tom Houser and Sydney Shelton for going the extra mile so she could attend the camp!!
They had a blast, learned a ton, and my daughter is excited about getting an award!!"

July 22, 2017
"Thank you. An awesome camp! We all learned so much.
Love learning more about volleyball each year!"

Captains Of The Daty:
Major League
Monday: Sydney Kirk
Tuesday: Jenna King
Wednesday: Ashlea Havens
Thursday: Shelby Bryant

Minor League:
Monday: Lainie Hopkins
Tuesday: Abby Compton
Wednesday: Suzanne Gonzales
Thursday: Gracen Edwards

2017 Camp Format:
9am to 4pm Monday thru Wednesday with lunch 12 to 1pm. 
9am to 1pm on Thursday. 

$175 for Patrick County athletes
$200 for others

Number of Divisions:
Two divisions: Major & Minor! 

Maximum Number Of Campers: 
20 in the Major League
30 in the Minor Leauge

Registration Info:
The 2017 registration form here!!


Other Camp Assistants

Erin Mays
Erin has just finished her 3rd year as a setter on the Eastern Mennonite University volleyball team in Harrisonburg, Va. Erin is a 2014 graduate of Westover Christian Academy in Danville. She played 6 years of school vball and 4 years of travel vball, one of those in Roanoke with NRV. You can see more about Erin at her EMU page here. This will be Erin's second year coaching with the STAR staff. You can reach her at

Skyler Johnson
Skyler is a teammate of Erin’s at Eastern Mennonite University and will also be a senior this season. She was the starting libero in 2016, getting 416 digs and 60 assists. Skyler is a 2014 graduate of Harrisonburg High School. This is her first STAR camp, so please welcome her! You can contact Skyler at

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

Minor League Camp Director:

Kelsey Goodman
Kelsey comes from a volleyball family! She's a 2015 graduate of Midlothian High in the Richmond area. She played 6 years of school volleyball and 7 years of club volleyball. 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. 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

Camp Assistants

Caroline Boone
Caroline just finished her senior season at Francis Marion University in South Carolina where she was team MVP and 1st team AllConference. She also led the conference with a .344 hitting %. Amazing!! Her web page is here. She played at Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke Virginia for 4 years. She also played the highest level of club vball in Roanoke for 5 years, including playing on Coach Houser's club team in 2010. You can reach Caroline at

Morgan Milligan
Morgan just completed her freshman season at the University of UVa at Wise. You can see her accomplishments here. She was an outstanding high school player at Turner Ashby in Bridgewater, Va. This is Morgan first year helping with STAR camps, but attended many, including winner Setter Of The Week at the 2014 Collge Expectations Camps. You can contact Morgan at

Sydney Shelton
Sydney has been a member of the Danville Community College volleyball team for the past 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


For more info, please contact the camp host, Patrick County Head Coach Heidi Moore at or the camp director, Tom Houser at







The 2015 camp is here.
Minor League awards can be seen here,
and the Major League award winners are here!
The 2016 camp is here.
Minor League awards can be seen here,
and the Major League award winners are here!
• Patrick Co 2010 CampPatrick Co 2011 Camp • Patrick Co 2012 CampPatirck Co 2014 Camp •Patirck Co 2015 Camp  Patirck Co 2016 Camp 

July 20, 2017
"My daughter said your camp was absolutely the best. Wants to do more of your camps next year.
I know most of the girls there have played travel and such. Thanks again! That camp was worth the $"

July 23, 2017
"Thanks, Coach Houser, for another great STAR camp at PCHS this past week.
It was my daughter's fourth STAR camp; she looks forward each summer to learning more about volleyball.
Hopefully, her little sister will decide join her in the younger division next summer. God bless!"

July 24, 2017
"She really loved camp. She is still talking about you & your assistant coaches.
She loves you guys. "




School Info:

Patrick County High School           215 Cougar Lane
Stuart, VA 24171
Phone: 276-694-7137 - Fax: 276-694-6997

The school website is here.              The volleyball website is here.
And directions to the school are here.

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.  Speak to Coach Moore if you have questions!. 




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