Welcome to the Apple Valley Volleyball Homepage!
This is the homepage for the Apple Valley Junior Volleyball Club and the Apple Valley High School Girls Volleyball Boosters. Together we refer to ourselves as Apple Valley Volleyball, or AVVB.
September 1, 2015
Apple Valley came strong out of the blocks, sweeping their first match of the season. The Eagles defeated Bloomington Kennedy 3-0 (25-9,25-7,25-8). Apple Valley played relatively error-free volleyball and had several long service runs during the match. Read more.
The Junior Varsity won 2-1 (22-25,25-13,15-6), B-Squad lost, 9A won (25-5, 25-12), and 9B also won in two sets (25-12, 25-19).
Hey parents! For future matches, if you can report set scores or game summaries, mail them to the webmaster. Also, if you take photos of the game (or of the team off the court) and want to share them, send an email to the webmaster and get the link for uploading photos to the photo galleries.
August 29, 2015
The coaches had a second opportunity to watch the varsity and JV teams playing in game-like situations this weekend before the upcoming season opener versus Bloomington Kennedy.
AAA Coaches' Poll
August 26, 2015
Put this in the the category of "for what it's worth." Only three AAA coaches participated in the poll for Class AAA Rankings:
Also receiving votes: Eden Prairie, Cambridge-Isanti. Polls for class AA and A are posted by the MNVBCA.
Current Collegiate Players
August 25, 2015
When the high school players showed up for tryouts, college players too were starting their seasons. The following AVHS Alumnae are currently playing for their college teams:
August 22, 2015
The AVHS volleyball teams (varsity and JV) scrimmaged with Hopkins, Maple Grove, and Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Saturday morning. The scrimmages give the varsity coaches an opportunity to evaluate players in different positions and line-ups against varsity-level competition. Apple Valley returns seven starters from last season, and three players were moved up from last year's junior varsity squad. Apple Valley will host a second set of scrimmages on Saturday, August 29, with teams from Concordia Academy, Stewartville, and Kasson-Mantorville participating.
August 25 Player/Parent Information Meeting & Ice Cream Social
August 12, 2015
Reminder — Player/Parent Information Meeting is Tuesday, August 25. All players and parents are to attend this meeting. The meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the AVHS gym.
Come join us for an ice cream sundae. Meet the coaches and players. Get important 2015 season information, and sign up for volunteer opportunities. Spiritwear will be on sale at the Ice Cream Social. Samples of the item will be available (see the photo below). You can print out your own Order Form before you come!
Captains' Practice Announced
July 30, 2015
Captains' practice will be held August 10-13th from 9:00am to 10:30am. Meet at the flagpole in front of the high school We will be working out as well as playing some grass volleyball. Make sure to bring water, tennis shoes, and a snack! It's a good way to prepare for the season, hope to see you all there!
AVHS 2015 Volleyball Season Tryouts Announced
July 18, 2015
Tryouts for the upcoming 2014 season will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, August 17-19. Tryouts will be in two sessions on Monday and Tuesday, from 8:30-11:30 and 12:30-2:30. Wednesday will have a morning session 8:30-11:30. Teams will be decided by the end of the day Wednesday. Dates and times for tryouts and preseason practices are posted on the calendar.
Please come to tryouts dressed and ready to participate by the start time of each session. Bring a water bottle and a healthy bag lunch, unless you are planning to get lunch off-campus. All eligibility documents, including physicals and MSHSL documents should be completed with the Athletic Office prior to August 14. If you have questions regarding eligibility please check the AVHS website at
June 26, 2015
Apple Valley Volleyball players Julia Running and Abby Loe, both rising juniors, played this past week with their club team, Northern Lights 16 White, at AAU Girls National Volleyball Championships in the 16 Classic division. There were 152 teams in this division, and NL 16 White advanced to the championship match where they lost in three sets (17-25, 25-18, 10-15) to the #1 seeded team from Sports Performance (Chicago area). NL 16 White finished with a record of 12-2. In addition, Abby was named to the 16 Classic Division All-Tournament Team.
Lexi Kingsley, a rising senior at Apple Valley, also played at AAU Nationals with her club team, Kokoro 17-2, which finished with a record of 8-5 and 34th place of 85 teams in the 17 Classic Division. Colleen Moore, a 2015 graduate of AVHS, played for the M1 18-1s in the 18 Open Division. After a rough start, the M-1 18-1s finished with a 5-7 record, good for 33rd place of 39 teams in the toughest division for the 18's age group. Devan Miliner, another 2015 graduate of AVHS, played for the M1 18-2s in the 18 Classic Division. The M-1 18-2s finished with a 5-5 record in 48th place of 56 teams. Hannah Spektor, an Apple Valley coach, led the M1 17-2s in the 17 Club Division.
If you played at AAU's or USAV Nationals and weren't included in this story, please contact the webmaster and give him the details.
A Word for All AVHS Volleyball Players: Grass!
June 23, 2015
Volleyball nets will be set up on the AVHS lawn along Hayes Road every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15-12:30. All girls interested in playing volleyball at AVHS for the 2015 season are welcome!
AVVB 2015 Summer Volleyball Camps
April 29, 2015 (Updated June 24)
The AVHS volleyball coaching staff will hold summer volleyball camps in 2015 for youth and high school players July 13-16. There will be three sessions — one for high school players entering grades 9-12 in the morning from 8am-noon, one for youth players entering grades 7-8 in the afternoon from 1-3:30pm, and one for girls entering grades 3-6 from 1-2:30pm.
High school and middle school volleyball players might also consider other summer programs at AVHS like the strength and conditioning program.