For the past 6 years, the Philadelphia Volleyball Academy
(PVA) has served up some of the best volleyball in the region, and it has truly
been an honor to share this experience with all of you. And so it is with mixed
emotions that we have decided, for various reasons, that it is time to move on
to new challenges. As a result, we have decided to cease operations and close
We want to thank all of you for your loyalty and commitment to PVA all
these years and for helping make it such a wonderful place for all of us.
Coaching your daughters and watching them grow into confident young women has
been one of the most enriching experiences of our lives.
The various Summer Camps and programs we operate will continue.
We’ll continue to have day-camp options as well as the very popular Villanova
Volleyball camps. The PVA Invitational has become a premier event in the
mid-Atlantic region during MLK weekend and we will be directing that tournament
for January 2014. We will be working on plans to ensure the tradition and
quality of this event will continue in future years.
We’re sure your first thoughts are – “where will we play club volleyball
this season?” Given the strength of other area clubs, as well as new
developments during the off-season, we are confident that PVA players will have
ample opportunities to join another club for the 2013-14 season. A new club, East Coast Power Volleyball (ECP), directed by Brian McCann, will actually be operating out of Competitive
Edge Sports. Josh will be assuming a coaching position at ECP (and
potentially other PVA coaches will be as well).
Good luck to everyone now playing in their CYO,
middle school or high school seasons. We’re sure to cross paths again, and we
look forward to seeing you on the court, in the stands and in the