YSU Volleyball Coaches to Host Team, Individual Skills Camps This July

Mark Hardaway
Mark Hardaway

The Youngstown State volleyball program will host two team camps, an individual skills camp and an advanced skills camp over a 10-day stretch in July on YSU's campus.

Head volleyball coach Mark Hardaway and his camp staff will hold team camps on back-to-back weekends, July 14-16 and July 21-23. The individual skills camp will be have a half-day format from July 17-20, and the advanced skills camp will run concurrently with a full-day format.

The team camps will emphasize competition and will cost $230 per camper for new teams and $200 per player for returning teams. The first evening of both sessions will focus on team activities and instruction. The Saturdays of both camp weekends will have nine-and-a-half hours of competition with breaks for lunch and dinner in between. There will be approximately six-and-a-half more hours of competition on both Sundays. More instruction time and the option to have a coach assigned to help are available. In addition to instruction, there will be special sessions offered for setters, hitters and recruiting.

The individual skills camp is open to players aged 8-14 of all genders and is designed to teach basic volleyball skills in drills and competition. The camp will have four morning sessions running from 9 a.m. to noon on July 17-20. Check in is at 8 a.m. on July 17 at Stambaugh Stadium, and the cost is $85. Several discounts are available, including paid registration by June 25. Check penguinsvolleyballcamps.com for more information.

The advanced skills camp is open to rising freshmen through seniors and is designed for players with varsity or club experience who would like to play volleyball at the collegiate level. It is an all-day camp with two sessions and a position-specific training portion scheduled for each day from July 17-20. Check in is at 8 a.m. on July 17 at Stambaugh Stadium, and the camp will go from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the final three days. The cost will be $170, and lunch will be provided for advanced skills campers. Several discounts are available, including paid registration by June 25. Check penguinsvolleyballcamps.com for more information.

For more information on any YSU volleyball camps, contact assistant coach Sarah Smith at slsmith11@ysu.edu or (304) 268-8655.