Contact Laura Fossier, EXCEL Recruiting Director
2020-2021 Girls Coaching Team
We have an exceptional coaching team for 2020-2021 club season! We are pleased to offer a strong line-up of certified, experienced coaches in all age groups. Attend some of our some programs to get to know our coaching team.
EXCEL 10 Regional Red: Taylor Kramer
EXCEL 11 National Red: Hailey Erickson
EXCEL 11 Regional White: Mark Graham
EXCEL 12 National Blue - Brandon Henry & Chris Baughman
EXCEL 13 National Red: Renato (Ray) Borges & Libby Shewski
EXCEL 13 National White: Kenneth (Shea) Jenkins& Riley Duzenack
EXCEL 13 National Blue: Laura Cade & Sean Smith
EXCEL 13 Regional Gold: Quinn Persinger
EXCEL 14 Regional Gold: Taylor Kramer
EXCEL 16 Red National: Will Wiggins & Sarah Kite
EXCEL 16 National Blue: Mark Graham & Riley Duzenack
EXCEL 17 National White: Summer Alford & Lauren Young
EXCEL 18 National Red: Sean Smith & Bonnie Vernon
Roamers: Jen Nance, Erin Kaufman, Kara Noah
We thank you all for your patience as we navigate through this Coronavirus crisis. We are doing our best to ensure the safety and welfare of our athletes, families, and coaches USA Volleyball has eliminated the sanctioning for all USA Volleyball activities until May 8. This is a fluid situation that we are monitoring and discussing daily as we begin to Open Texas.
The health and safety of our athletes, families and coaches are a top priority. We have created effective sanitizing procedures to allow our athletes to return and train safely. We will resume activities as soon as the state of Texas allows. See the Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.
• Stay home if you are sick.
• Avoid contact with sick people (if you’re sick, limit contact with others).
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
• Cover your nose and mouth with something disposable (like a tissue) when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
• Clean frequently touched items (e.g., cell phones, door handles, counters )
• Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at 60%–95% alcohol.
• Bring extra hand sanitizer with you to all events.
1. Is the season over? If not, when will we resume?
Unfortunately, there will be a financial impact as a result of COVID-19, and our goal is to mitigate the impact between the club, coaches and families. All club members are expected to have paid their dues in full through March. EXCEL has pushed April 2020 payment due dates out to May 10, 2020. We will share more specifics later in May when we have a better understanding of our future schedule. For boys accounts with payments through June, no future invoices will be sent out until the season resumes.
LEAGUE: The remaining 5 weeks of the North Texas Boys league will resume when Courtside reopens. Participants will receive an e-mail regarding the remaining dates and times.
3. What should your athlete being doing during this break?
It's important for athletes to continue conditioning and getting touches. Check out the Quarantine Training Schedule with LIVE workouts that are broadcasted on Facebook and Instagram.
USA Volleyball has not announced any new policies related to bids.
Spring Boys Volleyball League
Is your son interested in playing volleyball? EXCEL offers a quality training program for boys that are new to the sport or moderate players that want to take their game to the next level. The North Texas Boys Volleyball League is a combination of training with certified, experienced coaches and playing each week. The league format is "King of the Beach" standings with new games each week. The number of athletes is limited so register today.
Why train with EXCEL? EXCEL has one of the largest and most successful boys programs in Texas. In 2019, all three of the EXCEL High School teams qualified for USAV Nationals. This year, EXCEL is offering competitive teams from ages 13 through 18. With a strong boys coaching team, EXCEL is committed to growing the game one athlete at a time.
Ages: 8 -18
Divisions: Beginner & Advanced (15 max per division)
League Format: King of the Beach standings with new games each week
League Starts: Friday, January 24, 2020 (10 week program)
Dates: Friday, January 24, 2020 through April 17, 2020 (no league on February 28th or March 13th)
The North Texas Boys league has been postponed due to COVID-19. Check back for more information in May.
Location: Courtside Sports Center (4717 Plano Parkway #110, Carrollton, TX)
Cost: $150 for 10 weeks ($20 per night for drop-ins)
Not sure if this is for your son? Come check us out and just pay for the one week session. No tryouts! - however limited to 30 players, so register today!