An on-court virtual clinic designed to prepare you for high school volleyball season

Saturday, July 13, 2024
9:00am – 4:00pm PST  •  Watch live or on demand!

Become a more confident coach

Join us this July and get reenergized for the coming high school season with an updated toolkit of drills, practice ideas and game strategies. This one-day streaming clinic features on-court training specifically tailored for high school coaches that will boost your confidence and get you excited to get back in the gym.

Court training from top coaches

Discover the winning tactics they’ve developed over time, like their favorite daily drills, how they design an offense and improving OoS play.

Your questions, answered

Each session will feature a live 10-minute Q&A at the end. Use it to ask the coaches questions about their session or your own team.

Bonus sessions

Get exclusive access to bonus sessions about teaching the six skills and practical tips for improving mental performance.

Clinic handbook

You’ll receive a robust handbook of notes and drills from the coaches prior to the clinic. Use it to jot down any ideas you pick up.

On-demand video access

The video from every session is available on the website immediately after the clinic. You can watch it on demand for life!

Continuing education hours

You’ll receive a certificate showing the amount of hours spent at the clinic that can be turned in to your school district for education hours.

Created for coaches, by coaches

These coaches are just like you. They’ve coached at your level. They’ve worked through the same player struggles and team issues as you. They’ve learned how to bring out greatness in their players, and they want to share that knowledge with you. Regardless if you’re a new coach or a seasoned veteran, we’re confident you’ll leave this clinic with dozens of new ideas on how to approach the upcoming season!

Juliana Conn

Cathedral High School,
Wave Volleyball Club 18’s
2023 18s Open National Champs
2022 #1 HS Team in the Nation

Nancy Dorsey

St. James Academy,
9-time KS State Champion,
2015 AVCA Coach of the Year

Tod Mattox

The Bishop’s School,
COAST Volleyball Club

Rodrigo Suelotto

Francis Parker High School,
COAST Volleyball Club 14’s & 17’s

What’s on the schedule?

All times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time. The schedule is subject to change prior to the event.

Live Clinic:
Saturday, July 13, 2024

9:00am – 4:00pm PST

9:00 AM      Introduction

9:10 AM      Improving your out-of-system offense (Mattox)
9:40 AM      Serve receive strategies (Mattox)
10:10 AM    Q&A

10:20 AM    Break

10:30 AM    Daily drills for ball control (Dorsey)
11:00 AM    Developing powerful pin hitters (Dorsey)
11:30 AM    Q&A

11:40 AM    Lunch break

12:10 PM    Setter training at the high school level (Suelotto)
12:40 PM    Making the most of your middles (Suelotto)
1:10 PM      Q&A

1:20 PM     Break

1:30 PM     Designing your offensive system (Conn)
2:00 PM     Defensive systems and when to use them (Conn)
2:30 PM     Q&A

2:40 PM     Break

2:50 PM     10 games to replace scrimmaging in practice (Mattox)
3:20 PM     Q&A

3:30 PM     Open forum with Suelotto & Liskevych

4:00 PM     Clinic wrap-up

Bonus Sessions:
Available on demand after the clinic

The following bonus sessions will be available for clinic attendees to watch on demand immediately after the clinic or whenever your schedule allows.

In these four skill-focused sessions, you’ll get to see how our clinicians teach the skills in their own gym – like the cue words they use and what they emphasize for each skill: 

  • Keys for teaching the six skills (Juliana Conn)
  • Keys for teaching the six skills (Nancy Dorsey)
  • Keys for teaching the six skills (Tod Mattox)
  • Keys for teaching the six skills (Rodrigo Suelotto)

You’ll also get access to three impactful sessions from Amanda Jones (Certified Mental Performance Coach at Armor Mental Performance) that will give you practical tips for how to work healthy mental habits into your everyday training:

  • Forging bonds: The science and magic of team chemistry (Amanda Jones)
  • Bounce Back Stronger: The psychology of overcoming errors in sports (Amanda Jones) 
  • Performance fusion: Blending sports psychology into the fabric of your current plans (Amanda Jones) 

“I was extremely impressed, especially with the clarity of the information and the depth of understanding of the coaches. Even though I was on the other side of the world I felt like I was there and a real part of the day.”

“Segments weren’t too long, there were enough breaks, watching the players helped me analyze the drills, and the speakers were phenomenal. Absolutely worth every penny.”

“It was great! I’ve been to two in-person clinics and feel that I learned more from the virtual clinic.”

“It was motivating and inspired me to be innovative and creative as we look ahead towards a unique spring season”

“I loved how we were able to learn from the best coaches around. It’s amazing how willing they are to share what works for them!”

“The tempo of the clinic was great. The sessions kept moving along, there was little down time, and I really enjoyed the coaches.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Here’s what’s included when you purchase a virtual ticket:

  • Access to the live clinic stream
  • The opportunity to ask the clinicians questions in the live Q&As after each session and at the end of the clinic
  • A printable handbook PDF full of drills and notes from the clinicians
  • A certificate showing time spent at the clinic that can be submitted for continuing education hours
  • On-demand access to the virtual clinic recording for life
  • Additional bonus sessions online about coaching high school
  • Access to discounts on gear and tools from AOC and its partners

Definitely! This clinic is a great way to kick off your coaching journey. You’ll walk away with dozens of useful ideas, drills and strategies you can implement with you team, along with a network of fellow coaches you can tap into in the future.

Fantastic! This is a great opportunity for you to both share your own knowledge and pick up some fresh ideas from your peers and the presenting coaches.

Not if you don’t want to! You have the option to come and go as you please. You can choose the sessions that most interest you and take a break whenever you need, or participate from start to finish. You can even close your computer and exit the clinic, then rejoin at a later time. Whatever works best for you.

Absolutely! There will be 5-15 minute breaks for bathroom trips, snacks and moving around worked in throughout the day, along with a longer break for lunch.

They’ll be answering questions live at the end of every session. There will be a 10-minute period dedicated to questions with the presenting coach before moving on to the next session.

That’s okay! We know coaches have busy schedules and the clinic date might not be available for everyone. Immediately after the live clinic ends we’ll add all of the recorded sessions to the AOC website where you can watch them on demand. If you purchase a clinic ticket, we’ll send you an email as soon as they’re ready to watch!

All you need is a device that can connect to Zoom (computer, tablet, etc.). You can join from your smartphone, but the screen might not be big enough to give you the best clinic experience.

Definitely! Coaches all over the world have different methods of coaching, and this is a great format to learn and share new ideas. You just need to be able to be on your computer between 9am and 4pm Pacific Time on July 8, 2023.

No, Premium members will not be able to access the footage from the clinic unless they’ve purchased access. You can either purchase a clinic ticket now to watch live during the event (with perks like Q&As with the clinicians, clinic handbook and CEUs), or you can purchase access to the clinic recording. Clinic recordings are the same price as live clinic tickets. AOC Premium members receive a discount on all clinic tickets – check the specific ticket page in the AOC Store in order to see the discount!

The bonus sessions will be available to watch online after the clinic ends. All of the videos to be posted to the website immediately after the clinic concludes, and we’ll send an email out to let you know as soon as they’re ready. They’ll be added directly into your account and you can access them by going to Clinic Video from your account dashboard.

AOC Premium members receive a 10% discount on tickets. Just make sure you’re signed into your Premium account when purchasing. Early bird pricing is in effect until February 29, 2024. You’ll automatically save 10% on tickets until then!
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When you purchase a ticket, a receipt will be emailed to you stating the amount paid. You can also sign in to your account and go here to view all of your past store purchases. If you cannot access your receipt either of these ways, please reach out to volleyball@theartofcoaching.com for assistance.

Virtual ticket refund policy: You can receive a full refund of your virtual ticket up until 24 hours before the day of the clinic. Refund requests after the 24 hour mark will not be granted. For example, if the clinic begins on April 4, you can request a refund up until the end of the day on April 2.