COLLEGE CAMP FRIDAY
~ Camp is open to any/all 13u players and up~
Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Where: Kansas City Convention Center
Cost: $150 per player
Camps are open to any/all players: 13u-18u year olds
Steven McRoberts - Ole Miss
Sanja Tomasevic - Arizona State
Todd Dagenais - UCF
Lyndsey Oates - Northern Colorado
~ Players will receive instruction from all four coaches during the hour and 1/2 session ~
The Rebels have posted four consecutive winning seasons for the first time in three decades, won 12 regular season tournament titles, set numerous team and individual records, and players have earned All-America, All-Region and All-SEC honors.
A historic season capped McRoberts fourth year at the helm, as the Rebels captured the NIVC Championship and set numerous team and individual records. A few close five-set losses in conference play ended the Rebels NCAA Tournament chances, but they took advantage of their opportunity to play in the first NIVC Tournament since the mid 90s. Led by the senior duo of Kate Gibson and Lexi Thompson and NIVC tournament MVP Emily Stroup, the Rebels won six in a row to end the season, including five straight on their way to the NIVC title. They only dropped one set in all five postseason matches played at the newly-renovated Gillom Athletics Performance Center.
Arizona State University’s Vice President for University Athletics and Athletics Director Ray Anderson announced Sanja Tomasevic as the eighth head coach of the Sun Devil Volleyball program on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
Tomasevic served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for ASU's indoor program in 2016, where the Sun Devils capped the year with three straight home wins, including a five-set thriller over Pac-12 rival Arizona. Following the season, Tomasevic was named the interim head coach for the indoor team.
Prior to her time in Tempe, Tomasevic spent two years at the University of Miami, where she helped the Hurricanes reach back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances. The 2015 season also marked Miami's second straight season with 20-plus wins. Tomasevic went to Miami after spending two seasons at Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Roadrunners.
Dagenais' name has become synonymous with UCF Volleyball. In ten years at the helm of the Knights, he has guided the black and gold into the elite club of nationally recognized collegiate programs.
Entering his 11th year in Orlando, Dagenais ranks third in program history with 185 victories. His .576 winning percentage (185-136) is the fifth best in the 43-year history of UCF Volleyball.
Dagenais' tenure with the Black and Gold has been marked by a pair of trips to the postseason. In 2014, the Knights won the American Athletic Conference Championship and punched their first ticket to the NCAA Tournament since 2003. The wait for his second postseason appearance was far shorter, as the Black and Gold earned an at-large berth to the 2017 National Invitational Volleyball Championship.
Lyndsey Oates was hired as Northern Colorado’s fourth head women’s volleyball coach on Aug. 8, 2005 — just three days prior to the start of that season’s fall camp. She had served the previous two seasons as a Bears assistant coach.
In the years since, Oates has led the Bears' march from a NCAA Division II power to Northern Colorado's first team to win a Division I conference postseason championship (2009) and first team to make an NCAA Division I tournament appearance (2009). As head coach, her teams over the past eight years have won six Big Sky Championships and earned four bids to the NCAA tournament.
Oates, the 2009, 2011, and 2014 Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year, has coached 34 players to All-Big Sky Conference recognition at Northern Colorado, including leading 13 players to All-Big Sky First Team honors and leading Kelley Arnold to the Big Sky Conference MVP award in 2011.