Academy Athletes Represent at 2017 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships

The 2017 High Performance Championships have concluded in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Academy Volleyball is would like to congratulate all of the teams on their participation in the tournament.  

Academy Volleyball would also like to congratulate it's players who represented Academy on various teams throughout the tournament.  

Whether it was a USA Volleyball national team or a GEVA High Performance team, Academy players were involved at all levels.



Bronze for the Boys

The GEVA Boys Select Blue team, playing in the Regional division had an impressive 7-2 overall record throughout the tournament and defeated the Ohio Valley Region team in four sets to win the Bronze medal (3rd overall in the tournament).  

Representing Academy on the GEVA Boys Select Blue team was:

  • Joshua George (16 Red)
  • Jack Driscoll (17 Red)
  • Jack Palmer (16 Red)
  • AJ Fitzgerald (15 Red)
  • CJ Johnson (15 Red)


Academy Volleyball Represented on USA Teams

Academy Volleyball was represented on Team USA High Performance teams.  

Representing Academy for the second year in a row is Trey Cole.  

Trey is a Libero on the Boys 16 Red team and played on the Boys USA Select A1 team.  

Also representing Academy on Team USA is Andrew Watts.  Andrew, also on the Boys 16 Red team, is a Middle Hitter and played for the Boys USA Select A1 Stars.


Gold for the Girls

The GEVA Girls Youth team had an outstanding tournament with an overall record of 8-0, a 1st place overall finish - and a Gold medal.  Representing Academy on the GEVA Girls Youth team were:

  • Daniella Balsano (16 Red)
  • Mia Cergol (16 Red)
  • Cassandra Patsos (17 Red)
  • Mackenzie Taylor (17 Red)
  • Lauren Wilke (17 Red)
  • Cierra Dolan (17 Red)
  • Grace Rosenberg (17 White Steve)

Academy Volleyball was well represented at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships, to see how all of the teams that had an Academy player on it finished, please use the links below.  Congrats to all of the teams and to the Academy Volleyball athletes.

GEVA Teams

Boys Select

Boys Youth

Girls Select

Girls Youth

Girls Future Select

USA Volleyball HP Teams

Boys USA Select A1

Boys USA Select A1 Stars