Captains Of The Day:
Tuesday - Katlin Liggon (Dan
Wednesday - Addison Goodman (Timberlake Christian)
Christina Dietz (Virginia Episcopal)
and Wednesday, 10:00 am to 12:30pm. 1:30pm to 4pm.
5:30pm to 8pm.
Thursday, 10:00am to 12:30pm.
Tournament: 1:30pm to 4pm.
Meals were provided – FREE!!
Campers: 32 for 4 courts.
More info and the
End Of Camp Awards:
Expectations campers got
better than Dollar Store gifts. You can see it
NEW for 2011 – Overnight camper – A
camper could pay an additional $25 per day to stay overnight at the
Kirkley Hotel. Coach Kane will
ensure chaperones and transportation to and from the hotel. A hot
breakfast was provided at the
motel each morning.
Since the camp lasted until 7:30 on Tuesday and Wednesday, the
overnight camp deal is available only for these 2 nights.
If you have any questions about the camp, you may email the camp director, Coach Houser,
firstname.lastname@example.org or the camp host,
Barry Kane at email@example.com
What was the difference between
High Expectations and Maximum
A High Exp. camper needed to be at least:
* a rising freshman, with;
* three seasons of competitive ball.
A Maximum Exp. camper needed to be at least:
* a rising sophomore, with;
* five seasons of competitive ball.
(a "season" did not include equal playing time middle school ball, a rec
league, or a summer league.)
There were different awards at the end of camp
for 2011! They were awesome!!
The VES gym was an incredible facility!!
Air conditioned! Curtains between courts!
about VES can be found at the bottom of this page.
Pictures from the 2010 and 2011 camps are on Facebook
College Court Coaches:
Head Coach, Sweet
Coach Beth Huus just completed her fifth season at the helm of Sweet
Briar Volleyball. Prior to taking over the program, she coached at
Heidelberg College and Earlham College. As a collegiate
player at Gettysburg College, coach Huus received first-team
All-Centennial Conference honors and twice reached the National
Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III tournament.
You can reach Coach Huus at
or at her office at 434.381.6441.
Enid Badillo joined the Peace College volleyball coaching staff last
fall after a five-year stint developing the Raleigh Charter High School
varsity volleyball program. She led the team to the final-four among
North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A teams two of the last
three years, losing to the eventual state champ both times. She is
now with NC Elite Vball club after coaching six years Capital City
Volleyball Club (CCVC), here in Raleigh. Badillo began her
playing career and love of the game in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She
continued to compete through her first year of college.
Coach Badillo has a daughter Maya. You can reach her at
Coach Willis has completed 4 seasons at Randolph College.
The team accumulating three times as many wins in 2010 than he did in
2009. At Liberty University, his alma mater, Willis served as both
a volunteer assistant for the NCAA Division I women’s volleyball team as
well as the head coach of the Flames men’s volleyball club program.
Under his guidance, the men’s team finished the 2006-2007 season with a
record of 20-8 and a second-place finish in the Eastern Intercollegiate
Volleyball Association Southern Conference. Willis has experience
at the travel club level as well, having served as the head coach of the
Heart of Virginia girl’s 16 and under travel volleyball team for the
past two years. You can contact Coach Willis at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at 434-947-8339
"Coach Willis was AWESOME! He was great! And I was glad that he was my
first "leader" the first day cause he is the kinda coach that has the
most impact on me personally as a player and a person. And his college
is actually playing in a tournament sometime this fall in my city!
I'm going to watch his team play:)
Eastern Mennonite University
Wednesday & Thursday
Coach Benson is both the men's and women's head coach at
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, Va. Coach Benson played volleyball in college, coached high school ball for 4 years and club ball for 6
years while living in Florida. He also coached college ball for 4
years before taking over at EMU in 2004. His teams at EMU
have improved their winning % nearly every year since arriving.
During the summer of 2007, Benson was selected as a training coach of
the USA Select A1 Boys team. You can read more about him
here, and you can contact Coach Benson at
Thanks for hosting another great camp!
It was a pleasure working with you and helping these young ladies
improve their skills of a great sport.
Sincerely, Steve Benson
List Of Camp Assistants:
Ashley was Danny Miller's assistant at Averett University for
three years. Before that she played four years at Tennessee
Wesleyan College, where she graduated in 2007 with a B.S. in History. She completed her Masters of Education degree at Averett
last summer. She is now living in Nashville with her husband and
son Lucas, teaching at Currey Ingram Academy in Brentwood. Ashley
a consultant to the
CIA JV and Varsity volleyball program,
as well as the
director of vball skills clinics and individual training at the
YMCA. You can
contact Coach Edwards at
Devyn is the head coach of
the American University women's club volleyball team. She graduated from
Ferrum College in 2010, where she made the volleyball team as a walk-on
her freshman year!! She graduated from George Washington High School in
Danville, VA in 2007, where she played volleyball for six years. Devyn
is now in graduate school at American University in Washington DC, and
will graduate this summer. Devyn has assisted with twenty-seven STAR volleyball camps, including
being the rookie camp director at
Chugiak High in Anchorage Alaska in
July of 2009 and at
Timberlake Camp in July 2010. Her email is:
Kim just completed her freshman year at
Pfeiffer University where she was named
Conference Freshman of the Year! She was a big star at EC Glass in
Lynchburg, where she was named first-team all-district as a junior and
senior. As a senior she was also named Region III Honorable
Mention and First Team All Lynchburg. She was named Server of the
Week at the
High Expectations Camp in 2008 and Hitter Of The Week at the
High Expectations Camp
in 2009. You can contact her at
Jordan just graduated from Jefferson Forest High near Lynchburg, Va where her
school team just finished 28-1 and made the state tournament!
Jordan was a member of Coach Houser's
Champion Junior team that qualified for
Nationals & spent a week in
Miami in June of 2009. Jordan was
named 1st team All-District and 2nd team All-Region III as a soph,
1st team All-District and 2nd team All-Lynchburg her senior and junior
year, was named "rookie of the year" on her freshman team,
Athlete-Of-The-Week in Bedford Bulletin during each year in school, and
Athlete-Of-The-Month in the Forest Focus during her sophomore year.
You can contact Jordan at