TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2013 CLUB SEASON
On Saturday, June 15 over 300 student-athletes, families, and staff gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2013 club season. In addition to team awards several special club-wide awards were presented,
Iron Triangle Award-Susan Babcock, Triangle 18 Black
Mary Beth Finegan Service Award-Angela Papach, Triangle 18 Blue
The Board Award-Quincy Leech, Triangle 18 Blue
Triangle Excellence in Coaching Award-Robin Bugg
VIEW [PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE'S CLASS OF 2013
Congratulations to the sixteen members of Triangle's Class of 2013. Demonstrating excellence in the classroom and on the court earned these student-athletes over $1 million in scholarship support. View [PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE & SITTING VOLLEYBALL AT THE VALOR GAMES
Triangle in partnership with the Carolina Region, USA Volleyball, and Bridge II Sport hosted sitting volleyball at the Dean Smith Center, UNC-Chapel Hill as part of the 2013 Southeast Valor Games. The Valor Games is a competitive, adaptive sport opportunity for wounded, injured, and ill Veterans and active-duty military personnel. View [PRESS RELEASE] [NEWS14] [ABC11]
TRIANGLE SUMMER CAMPS
Whether a beginner or an elite athlete, Triangle's 800+ hours of summer camps will help you 'CHANGE YOUR GAME'. Triangle's Summer Camp Program begins early June and continues through August 25th with a variety of camps and clinics designed to accommodate a family's busy summer schedule. Back for 2013 are our popular Youth, Classic, and Elite Series; PowerCore 360, JUMP+PACT, Setting Academy, 'Play the Game' Series, GameON!, and Team Camps. From week-long day camps to 1-2 hour clinics Triangle's experienced and knowledgeable staff delivers the highest quality and most consistent technical instruction in the area. Camp and clinic sizes are limited, open to the public, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. [REGISTER]
18 BLACK EARNS OPEN BID TO USAV JUNIOR NATIONALS
With a fourth place finish in the prestigious Lone Star Classic Qualifier Triangle 18 Black captured 1 of 32 Open bids to USAV Junior National Championships. This is the fourth consecutive year that Triangle 18 Black has earned such distinction. The team will conclude its season by competing at JNVC's in Dallas from June 28 to July 1.
SITTING VOLLEYBALL CONTINUES TO GROW @ TRIANGLE
Sitting Volleyball took center stage Sunday, April 14 when members of Camp Lejeune's Wounded Warriors joined Triangle coaches, student-athletes and Bridge II Sports athletes in a mini sitting volleyball tournament. News Channel 14's, Julie Fertig, was on hand to capture the "Striker" in action. The "Striker", an adaptive chair enabling disabled players to participate in sitting volleyball, was designed through a collaborative effort between Triangle, Bridge II Sport, and Duke Engineering.
TRIANGLE TEAMS FIND SUCCESS IN ATLANTA AND REGION
Over the last several weeks Triangle teams have competed both regionally and nationally with exciting and dramatic results. At the Big South Qualifier in Atlanta over Easter sixteen Triangle teams finished strong with eight teams earning top 10 finishes including two 4th place finishes in USA division [17 Blue & 18 Blue] and two 5th place finishes [14 White/American division and 18 Black/Open division].
In the Carolina Region, Triangle earned 6 regional championships and several second place finishes. 2013 Carolina Region Champions include: 12 Black [12 Platinum East]; 13 Blue [13 Platinum East]; 15 Black [Open Pod 3]; 16 Blue [Open Pod 4]; 17 Black [Open Pod 2]; and 18 Black [Open Pod 1]. Tournament MVP and All Tournament Team members for 2013 are: Kara Adams, Alani Alderman, Skylar Buckley [MVP], Brynn Carrick, Casey Goodwin, Jordan Gower, Lauren Grodi, Kate Hampton [MVP], Stephanie Jewett, Rebecca Jones, Sanaa Lanier, Erin McIndoe, Isabelle Miller, Makenzie Morrison, Haleigh Nelson [MVP], Hannah Nelson, Angie Papach, Perry Ramsey, Amaya Rousseau, Sydney Rowan, Sarena Seelbach, Amber Smith, Mary Wilkinson, and Cheyenne Wood.
MAPL RALEIGH A HUGE SUCCESS
MAPL Raleigh, the second stop of the Mid-Atlantic Power League, welcomed 132 teams to downtown Raleigh from Pennsylvania to Georgia. Congratulations to division champions Carolina Juniors 18 Blaze [Black division 16-18s]; Magnum 16 Mizuno [Blue 14-16s]; A5 Mizuno 13-1 [Red 13-14s]. Special thanks to presenting sponsor Red Hat, event sponsors [BB&T, Carolina Region, Jimmy Johns, London Bridge Pub, Molten, Southeastern Orthopedic, Virscidian, Triangle Friends, and WakeMed], City of Raleigh, Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, and our countless volunteer families.
TRIANGLE-MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Since fall 2010 Triangle has been actively involved in bringing sitting volleyball to athletes with physical differences, leading to Triangle's designation as a Paralympic Sports Club. In addition to regularly hosting sitting volleyball play sessions and sitting tournaments, Triangle has hosted an adaptive sports expo and paralympic exhibition matches. Most recently, Triangle collaborated with Duke University engineering students to develop the 'STRIKER'; a chair that enables those with spinal cord injuries the ability to play sitting volleyball. VIEW [PRESS RELEASE]
PRESIDENTS' DAY IN DC AND CHICAGO
Triangle teams saw great competition and success over Presidents' Day weekend. Triangle BLACK teams 15-18 headed to Chicago to compete in Sports Performance's Presidents' Day Challenge, while 14's [Black and Blue] and BLUE teams 15-18 headed to the nation's capitol for the Capitol Hill Classic. [VIEW RESULTS]
LATE WINTER/SPRING PROGRAMS OPEN
Triangle's spring clinics have launched and include Classic and Xtreme clinics; PowerCore 360; Vertical Jump Training; Triangle Setting Academy; 'Play the Game' Series and our popular YVP series including YVP-Just for Boys. [REGISTER]
SPRING VOLLEYTOTS BEGINS FEBRUARY 14TH
VolleyTots is back for two spring sessions begining this February. Kids ages 2-5 can come bounce balls, balance on beams, and scoot through obstacle courses in our fitness fun environment. For more information on VolleyTots, and to sign up click HERE.
TRIANGLE OFF TO SOLID START IN 2013
In both regional and inter-regional competition Triangle has found great success including six championships at Monument City Classic and the MAPL Hampton Roads Black division championship [18 Black]. [VIEW PRESS RELEASE]
PC360, SETTING ACADEMY, VERTICAL JUMP OPEN
PowerCore 360, Winter Setting Academy (TSA) and Vertical JUMP programs for 2013 are getting started with registration currently open [PC360 for non-members opens Jan 9]. Winter YVP programs and 'Play the Game' begin in late January with registration ongoing. Links on left sidebar will provide additional information and access to registration.
9TH ANNUAL ALUMNAE MATCH TONIGHT
Tonight the Senior Class of 2013 will take on the Triangle Alumnae in the 9th Annual Alumnae Match. The match begins at 5:00 PM, friends and family are welcome!
NELSON SELECTED AS UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICAN
Haleigh Nelson '13 6'5" MB (Triangle 18 Black, Cardinal Gibbons HS) was among 24 high school seniors selected as the best among the nations prep volleyball players. The 2012 first-team All-Americans participated in a skills competition and played in an East v. West All-America match in the KFC YUM! arena in Louisville, KY. Nelson earned hardest hitter amongst all middle blockers in the skills competition. [VIEW PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE ALUMNAE SEEK 2012 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
Seven Triangle alumnae hit the courts this week in first round play of the 2012 NCAA Division 1 National Championship. Triangle is represented by the following athletes: Madison Bugg '12 (Stanford), Caroline Douglas '11 (Liberty), Alston Kearns '11 (NC State), Awele Nwaeze '12 (Miami), Katie Slay '10 (Penn State), Alex Taylor '12 (NC State), and Hannah Thompson '11 (NC State).
TRIANGLE INTRODUCES 2013 CLUB TEAMS
After a record-breaking tryout attendance of 511 athletes, Triangle was pleased to host its 11th annual Signing Night Celebration to introduce its 2013 club teams. Including it's first-ever 11's team, Triangle will have 20 competitive teams ages 11 & under to 18 & under. [VIEW PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE TRYOUTS BEGIN NOVEMBER 4th FOR 15-18'S
Triangle, the area leader in developing volleyball players, hosts tryouts for 2013 club teams age U15 through U18.
Triangle boasts the area's top coaching staff with 55 talented and experienced coaches [VIEW COACHING STAFF]. Complete program information including our 'all-inclusive' cost structure and payment plan, practice and competition schedules, and comprehensive and consistent training program ensures families can make an informed decision about their club experience.
To view information about our tryouts, parent information sessions, club program, and 2013 teams click HERE
TRIANGLE HOSTS 5TH ANNUAL JOE UNIACKE TOURNAMENT
Inspired by Coach Uniacke's decade of service and love of sport, Triangle enthusiastically hosted the 5th Annual Joe Uniacke Memorial Middle School Tournament on Saturday, October 13th. Congratulations to all the teams who participated. Champions-The Franciscan School, 2nd Place-Vance Charter. Tournament MVP-Bethany Salapek. Caring Coach-Chuck Hennessee [Culbreth MS-Gold team]. Caring Team-Vance Charter.
2012 FALL FREE PROGRAMMING UNDERWAY
Triangle is hosting FREE open gyms, clinics, and an Open House in advance of club tryouts. [DETAILS] [REGISTER HERE]
Complete club season details and tryout registration available October 1. VIEW the Fall 2012 flyer.
TRIANGLE INTRODUCES YVP-FOR BOYS ONLY
Triangle Volleyball Club launches its first 'for boys only' program. Triangle's popular YVP course is offered to boys grades 3 through 8 this fall at a special introductory price. [YVP BOYS]
2012 FALL SCHEDULE/TRYOUT DATES ANNOUNCED
Triangle released its fall programming which includes the tryout schedule for the 2013 club season. Fall programs include YVP, Classic and Xtreme clinics, Play the Game, PowerCore360, Setting Academies (TSA & TSA advantage), and JUMP and JUMP+PACT.
In addition Triangle is hosting several FREE open gyms, clinics, and an Open House in advance of club tryouts. [FREE FALL PROGRAMS]
Complete club season details and tryout registration will be available October 1st. VIEW the Fall 2012 flyer.
SUMMER CAMPS WRAP UP
Thank you to the over 600 student-athletes attending Triangle's 2012 summer camps. With over 1000 court hours of volleyball training you helped make this our best summer ever. We look forward to seeing you back at Triangle.
5TH ANNUAL TRIANGLE PREP CHALLENGE
Triangle Volleyball Club and presenting sponsor Southeastern Orthopedics hosted the 5th Annual Triangle Prep Challenge, a high school preseason scrimmage, on Saturday, August 11. Sixteen  high school teams from NC and SC participated in the event which featured many of the areas' top high school talent. [DETAILS]
FREE COACHING CLINIC-SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 3-530 PM
Thirty area club, recreational, and middle/high school coaches attended a coaching clinic presented by Triangle's Associate Director, Mike Schall. Topics included technical training, effective and efficient practice strategies, systems of play, and more. To receive future coaching clinic opportunities [REGISTER]
TRIANGLE ACHIEVES NATIONAL SUCCESS IN 2012
On court in Orlando and Columbus Triangle teams captured national attention as they competed and secured five top twenty finishes at AAU and USAV Girls' Junior Nationals to conclude the 2012 season. [PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE SUMMER CAMPS IN FULL SWING
Whether a beginner or an elite athlete Triangle's 600+ hours of summer camps will help you 'CHANGE YOUR GAME'. Triangle's Summer Camp Program continues through August 23rd with a variety of camp and clinics designed to accommodate a family's busy summer schedule. For 2012 our popular Youth, Classic, and Elite Series have expanded with the addition of PowerCore 360, JUMP+PACT, Setting Academy, and our NEW 'Play the Game' Series. From week-long day camps to two-hour clinics Triangle's experienced and knowledgeable staff delivers the highest quality and most consistent technical instruction in the area. Camp and clinic sizes are limited, open to the public, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. [REGISTER]
TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2012 CLUB SEASON
On Saturday, June 16 over 300 student-athletes, families, and staff gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2012 club season. In addition to team awards several special club-wide awards were presented,
Triangle Service Award-Gala Taylor, Triangle 14 Black
Iron Triangle Award-Tara Dotzauer, Triangle 16 Black
The Board Award-Madison Bugg, Triangle 18 Black
Triangle Excellence in Coaching Award-Logan Barber
VIEW [PRESS RELEASE].
TRIANGLE HOSTS SCRIMMAGE WITH ALL ARMY TEAMS
June 13 the All Army Men's and Women's Teams visited Triangle for a scrimmage in preparation for the Armed Services Championships held June 21-28 in Chicago. The All Army Women's team competed against Triangle 18's, 17's and 16 Black. The All Army Men's team faced off against a team of Triangle staff and two members of the UNC Men's Club team. For more information on Armed Services Sports click HERE.
RALEIGH RESCUE MISSION AT TRIANGLE
Friday, June 8th Triangle Volleyball Club hosted a VolleyTots Fitness Fun and Games class for the children of the Raleigh Rescue Mission. This effort is part of Triangle's "Volleyball for All" outreach program which targets disadvantaged and underserved populations.
TRIANGLE SENIOR CLASS COMMITS
Congratulations to the eighteen member of Triangle's Class of 2012 on their college choices. The class of 2012 (front to back, left to right): Erin Harwood (Fairmont State), Grace Cho (Purdue), Victoria Phillips (UNC-Wilmington), Kira Speer (South Carolina), Emily Hendricks (Meredith College), Bridgette Allen (Georgetown College), Alex Taylor (NC State), Ali White (Utah Valley), Carolyn Albright (William & Mary), Ada Taylor (MIT), Christina Vucich (Duke), Awele Nwaeze (Miami), Megan Gravley (Elon), Elizabeth Bialkowski (Queens Univ of Charlotte), Jasmine Aguinaldo (Meredith College), Lauren Willoughby (King College), and Madison Bugg (Stanford). Not Pictured: Eleanor Derouin (United States Naval Academy).
17 BLACK EARNS OPEN BID; 4TH AT LONE STAR CLASSIC
Facing some of the best teams in Texas, Triangle 17 Black posted critical wins against already Open qualified Premier [NT] and Skyline [NT] to finish 4th place and secure an Open bid to USAV Girls' Junior National Championships in Columbus, OH this summer.
Triangle traveled to Dallas over two weekends with 10 teams from age 14 to 18. Triangle 18 Black also posted a strong 4th place. Team results are as follows:
14 Black…14/24 Open [5-4]
14 Blue…19/42 National [4-4] Bronze Division Champion
15 Black…13/24 Open [6-2] Flight 2 Champion
15 Blue…32/58 National [6-3]
16 Black…17/28 Open [7-3] Flight 3 Champion
16 Blue…36/54 National [5-4] Flight 2 Champion
17 Black…4/31 Open [6-4] QUALIFIED
17 Blue…20/42 National [3-5]
18 Black…4/23 Open [6-3]
18 Blue…16/39 National [6-3] Bronze Division Champion
18 BLACK CAPTURES OPEN BID; 3RD PLACE AT BIG SOUTH
In an exciting three set match Triangle 18 Black defeats Team Elite St. Louis [25-13, 22-25, 19-17] to capture third place and secure the final OPEN bid offered at the Big South National Qualifier in Atlanta.
Triangle traveled to Atlanta with sixteen teams including Triangle 12 Black; Triangle's first 12's team to attend a national qualifying event. Triangle teams finished strong overall with four teams finishing in the top 10 in their respective divisions.
2012 SPRING CLINICS ANNOUNCED
Triangle's spring clinics have launched and include several Classic and Xtreme level clinics; Vertical Jump Training; Triangle Setting Academy; and our new 'Play the Game' Series. [REGISTER]
TRIANGLE CAPTURES FIVE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
After two weekends dedicated to Carolina Region Championship play Triangle captured five titles, two second place finishes, and five T3 finishes.
The 2012 Regional Championship teams are:
Triangle 12 Black-12 Platinum Champions
Triangle 12 Blue-12 Gold Champions
Triangle 16 Black-16 Platinum Champions
Triangle 17 Black-17 Platinum Champions
Triangle 18 Black-18 Platinum Champions
Notable finishes include:
Second Place: Triangle 15 Black, 15 Platinum Division and Triangle 14 Blue, 14 Platinum Division.
T3 [tied for 3rd]: Triangle 14 Black, 14 Platinum Division; Triangle 14 Silver, 14 Gold Division; Triangle 13 White, 13 Silver Division; Triangle 17 Blue, 17 Platinum Division; and Triangle 18 Blue, 18 Platinum Division.
Carolina Region recognizes All Tournament and MVP honorees at each championship event. Triangle players receiving awards were:
Carolyn Albright-All Tournament, 18 Platinum
Elizabeth Bialkowski-All Tournament, 18 Platinum
Briley Brind'amour-All Tournament, 14 Platinum
Madison Brown-All Tournament, 17 Platinum
Lauren Brustofski-All Tournament, 14 Platinum
Avery Bugg-All Tournament, 12 Platinum
Madison Bugg-Tournament MVP, 18 Platinum
Tara Dotzauer-All Tournament, 16 Platinum
Katja Ehlers-All Tournament, 14 Platinum
Sarah Gasper-All Tournament, 12 Platinum
Jordan Gower-All Tournament, 12 Gold
Megan Gravley-All Tournament, 18 Platinum
Haley Johnson-Tournament MVP, 12 Gold
Sasha Karelov-All Tournament, 18 Platinum
Erin McIndoe-All Tournament, 12 Gold
Leila Mustafa-All Tournament, 14 Gold
Hannah Nelson-Tournament MVP, 12 Platinum
Maddie Plumlee-All Tournament, 17 Platinum
Kristen Powell-Tournament MVP, 17 Platinum
Erin Quinn-Tournament MVP, 16 Platinum
Perry Ramsey-All Tournament, 16 Platinum
Margot Ruffieux-All Tournament, 15 Platinum
Sarena Seelbach-All Tournament, 15 Platinum
Ryan Shannon-All Tournament, 13 Silver
Holli Smith-All Tournament, 12 Platinum
Casey Speer-All Tournament, 16 Platinum
Katie Stammen-All Tournament, 17 Platinum
Cheyenne Wood-All Tournament, 17 Platinum
Amy Zhang-All Tournament, 12 Gold
MAPL RALEIGH/VOLLEYBALL FOR ALL A HUGE SUCCESS
On March 10 and 11 Triangle Volleyball Club hosted its 4th annual MAPL Raleigh featuring elite level junior girls' volleyball competition; accessibility-focused awareness initiative; and paralympic competition as Team USA and Team Netherlands competed center court in four exhibition matches. John Kessel, Managing Director, Region Services, USA Volleyball was on hand to offer several workshops and clinics, and provide play-by-play for the paralympic exhibition matches. VIEW [PRESS RELEASE]
TRIANGLE EXCELS IN PRESIDENTS' DAY TOURNEYS
Ten Triangle teams spent the Presidents' Day holiday competing in two national tournaments.
[Omaha, Nebraska] Two top 5 finishes by 16 and 18 Black in the elite ASICS Presidents' Day Classic lead the way for strong performances by Triangle in Omaha:
18 Black - T3/24 [6-2] (18 Open)
17 Black - 13/24 [4-4] (17 Open)
16 Black - T5/24 [5-3] (16 Open)
15 Black - T11/16 [3-5] (15 Open)
[Washington D.C.] Six teams attended the Capitol Hill Presidents' Day Classic with three teams earning top ten finishes. The results from the weekend are as follows:
18 Blue - 25/48 [7-2] (18 Open)
17 Blue - T3/48 [7-1] (17 Open)
16 Blue - T3/48 [7-2] (16 Open)
15 Blue - 14/48 [5-4] (15 Open)
14 Black - T17/48 [3-4] (15 Open)
14 Blue - T9/96 [7-1] (14 Club)
SITTING VOLLEYBALL HITS THE AIRWAVES
Sitting volleyball was the topic of conversation on WCOM 103.5 FM's Courage Cocktail Wednesday, Feb. 1st. The discussion, featuring Coach Jenna Hinton, discusses the need for adaptive sports and MAPL Raleigh's 'Volleyball for All' theme. LISTEN HERE.
CLASSIC/XTREME CLINICS AND SPRING YVP LAUNCHED
Triangle's popular CLASSIC, XTREME, and PowerCore 360 clinics have been lauched for Winter 2012. These clinics provide supplemental instruction in specific skill areas and by position. NEW for 2012-'TACTICAL Serving' in our Classic series. YVP Courses, TEAM, Games & Play for Spring have also been released. All programs are open to the public.
YVP and TSA BEGIN THIS WEEK
Triangle's popular Youth Volleyball Program [YVP] and Setting Academy [TSA] kick off their Winter sessions this Sunday, January 29th. YVP Course is for youth grades 2-8 with class options on both Sunday and Tuesday. YVP Games & Play provides game-like play for athletes to use their skills. TSA and TSA advantage gives setters the quality repetitions and next level training necessary to develop into competent, capable setters. For more information click on the program icons on the left sidebar.
TRIANGLE TEAMS FIND SUCCESS IN RICHMOND
Fifteen Triangle teams [13's through 18's] participated in the 2012 Monument City Classic in Richmond, Virginia over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. With an overall club record of 89-29, Triangle captures 7 top 10 finishes in the Open divisions [14-17's] and several strong finishes in the club divisions [14-17's]. Additionally, Triangle 13 Black and Blue finished 6th and 13th respectively, while Triangle 18's finished 1st [18 Black] and 5th [18 Blue]. For more results information VIEW [Monumental Moments].
SITTING VOLLEYBALL THIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 13
The second Friday of every month [630-8 PM] Triangle hosts sitting volleyball, the adaptive version of volleyball for the physically disabled. No RSVP required. All are welcome, play is free. Open to both able-bodied and disabled individuals. For more information on Triangle's Sitting Volleyball Program click HERE.
8th ANNUAL ALUMNI MATCH/ SITTING VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
Thanks to all our returning alumni for an exciting alumni match versus the Class of 2012. Special thanks to Heather Erickson [USA Women's Sitting Team] for providing a sitting volleyball clinic prior to the match. For more information on Triangle's Sitting Volleyball Program click HERE.
CONGRATULATIONS UCLA BRUINS-NCAA DI CHAMPIONS
The UCLA Bruins won the NCAA Division 1 National Championship on Saturday, December 17 at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio defeating the fighting Illini in four sets. Katie Camp '08, MB, is among the Bruins winning this year's title. For each of the past five years Triangle has been proud to have at least one alumnae on the national championship team.
2012 TRIANGLE TEAMS INTRODUCED AT SIGNING NIGHT
Triangle held its 10th annual Signing Night on Monday, November 14th. Twenty teams with 200 student-athletes will represent Triangle both regionally and nationally during the 2012 season. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
TRIANGLE LAUNCHES TRIANGLE MVP WITH SEORTHO
Triangle is please to announce its partnership with Southeastern Orthopedics to create Triangle MVP [Maximum Volleyball Performance], a collaborative effort to evaluate student-athletes and target physical training and conditioning to improve overall athletic performance while reducing an athlete's risk of injury. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
2012 CLUB AND TRYOUT INFORMATION FREE FALL SKILLS CLINIC, OPEN GYMS, & FALL PROGRAMS POWERCORE 360™
4th ANNUAL PREP CHALLENGE FREE COACHING CLINIC SUMMER CAMPS AND SCHOOL TRYOUTS 2011 SEASON ENDS AT AAU'S AND JUNIOR NATIONALS *Represents highest JNVC Open finish in the history of NC junior volleyball. TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2011 SEASON TRIANGLE SENDS FIRST 12's TEAM TO AAU's TRIANGLE SENIOR CLASS COMMITS SEVEN TEAMS QUALIFY FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TRIANGLE CAPTURES SIX REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS BIG SOUTH NATIONAL QUALIFIER MIKE SCHALL TO JOIN TRIANGLE CHANGE YOUR GAME-SUMMER CAMPS 2011 MAPL Raleigh 2011
Triangle's 2012 tryouts for 15's through 18's begin Sunday, November 6th. Early-bird tryout fee [$10 savings] expires at 5 PM, Thursday, November 3rd. For complete information on tryouts, Triangle's club program, and tryout registration VIEW [2012 TRYOUTS].
Join us for our 10th annual FREE Fall Skills Clinic and Open House on Saturday, October 15.
14-15’s; 10am-12 Noon
11-13’s ; 3-5pm
PowerCore 360® Demos at noon & 1230pm
Open House hours: 10 AM-530pm
No pre-registration required
Triangle is hosting several guided OPEN GYMS this fall. Registration (online only) is recommended and participation requires a waiver. Registration and waiver are available by clicking HERE.
Saturday, Sept 24 [12/13s, 3-5pm; 14/15s, 3-5pm]
Saturday, Oct 1 [12/13s 1-3pm; 14/15s 3-5pm; 16-18s 1-3pm]
Saturday, Oct 29 [15/16s 1-3pm; 17/18s 3-5pm]
A full slate of fall clinics for youth and experienced players includes Classic & Xtreme Clinics; TSA; JUMP; YVP Course, Clinics, & TEAM; and VolleyTots. VIEW [2011 FALL SCHEDULE]
PowerCore 360™ is an innovative training technique that improves power while reducing injury risk for athletes. Triangle is one of only a few clubs in the country certified to teach this propietary curriculum. Fall classes have limited availability. For more information click HERE.
Twelve high school teams participated in the 4th annual Triangle Prep Challenge on Saturday, August 13. Presented by Southeastern Orthopedic this preseason scrimmage included the following teams: Apex, Athens Drive, Cardinal Gibbons, Enloe, Green Hope, Hillcrest [SC], Hillside, J. H. Rose, Person County, Raleigh Charter, Wake Christian, and Wakefield. [VIEW DETAILS]
Triangle is pleased to present a FREE Coaching Clinic geared to middle/high school coaches and any interested club coaches on Saturday, August 13, 230-5pm following the Triangle Prep Challenge. Lead Instructor: Mike Schall, Associate Director. Register HERE.
CHANGE YOUR GAME and get ready for high school and middle school tryouts. Triangle's 2011 Summer Camp program has all you need to be prepared this upcoming school season. In its sixth year, Triangle summer camps provide the most in-depth and widest range of volleyball training available in North Carolina.
Middle and High School Tune Up Camps prepare campers for their upcoming school tryouts with intense drills and the training necessary to get an edge at your school's tryouts.
Triangle Setting Academy (TSA) begins its second summer session Sunday, August 7, 430-6pm [4 sessions, special pricing]. TSA provides regular technical training, instruction, and repetitions needed to develop high efficiant, capable and confident setters. Drop ins welcome.
Twelve Triangle teams competed in their season-ending national championship this past month. Five teams attended AAU Junior Girls’ Nationals in Orlando, Florida while seven teams earned bids to attend the USAV Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships [JNVC] in Atlanta, Georgia.
The results by team are:
12 National [T37/59, AAU-12 Club]
13 Black [33/48, JNVC-13 National]
14 Black [22/48, JNVC-14 American]
14 Blue [T31/35, AAU-14 Open]
15 Black [21/48, JNVC-15 National]
15 Blue [T46/63, AAU-15 Open]
16 Black [T31/48, JNVC-16 National]
16 Blue [T92/175, AAU-16 Club]
17 Black [17/48, JNVC-17 National]
17 Blue [T48/63, AAU-17 Open]
18 Black [13/32, JNVC-18 Open*]
18 Blue [T43/48, JNVC-18 National]
Triangle gathered last Sunday evening to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2011. The season formally concludes with national championship tournaments held in Atlanta and Orlando later this month. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
For the first time in its nine-year history Triangle will send a 12's team to AAU Junior Nationals. Triangle 12 National will join 14 Blue, 15 Blue, 16 Blue, and 17 Blue at this national championship tournament held in Orlando, Florida in June. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
Congratulations to the sixteen members of Triangle's Class of 2011 on their college choices. The Class of 2011 (front to back, left to right): Alston Kearns (NC State), Amanda Grandy (Barton), Mandie Kramer (UNC Chapel Hill), EJ James (North Greenville Univ), Hannah Thompson (NC State), Emi Gaal (Bowdoin), Ashleigh Crutcher (Maryland), Jennifer Hines (UNC Chapel Hill), Caroline Douglas (Liberty), Terra Ecker (Philadelphia), Camden Spade (Emory), Karson Ratliff (Connecticut), Lorin Thomas (Campbell), Melissa Cochran (Barton), Brandi Anderson (Western Carolina), and Kristen Harris (Elon).
Triangle will send seven teams to Atlanta, Georgia this summer to compete in the 2011 USA Volleyball Girls' Jr. National Championships. 18 Black earned Triangle's lone open bid at Big South. 18 Blue, 17 Black, 16 Black, 15 Black, 14 Black, and 13 Black earned bids through the Carolina Region's qualification process. In nine seasons Triangle has earned a total of 43 bids to Junior Nationals. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
For nine consecutive years (and in every year since its founding), Triangle has won at least one regional championship. This season, Triangle captured SIX Carolina Region Championships. Stellar performances from 18 Black, 17 Black, 16 Black, 15 Black, 14 Black, and 13 Silver brings Triangle's total number of regional championship earned to 28. 12 Black, 13 Black, 15 White, and 18 Blue were finalists in their respective divisions.
Triangle 18 Black 'open' qualified to lead a fantastic set of performances by fourteen Triangle teams at the Big South National Qualifier on April 1-3, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. Including 18 Black, four Triangle teams (18 Blue, 17 Black, and 14 White) earned Gold finishes. VIEW the [PRESS RELEASE].
Triangle 18 Black at Big South
Triangle's search for a new Associate Director is successfully complete with the selection of Mike Schall. Mike will join Triangle beginning in June 2011. View PRESS RELEASE.
Triangle Summer Camps offer the most in-depth and widest range of volleyball training available in North Carolina. Camps targeting all skills and all positions address player needs from beginner through college prospect. All camps are held at Triangle Volleyball Club located near Brier Creek. Centrally located, Triangle’s training facility boasts an orthopedic subfloor providing athletes with the safest high performance playing surface in the southeast.
New for 2011 Camps: Triangle is now air-conditioned!
Youth, Classic, Elite Series and TSA are open. Beach camps coming soon! For details and registration click HERE.
MAPL Raleigh is the second stop of the Mid-Atlantic Power League. Held March 5-6, 2011 at the Raleigh Convention Center, MAPL Raleigh showcased 108 elite level volleyball teams from along the eastern seaboard.
In conjunction with MAPL Raleigh Triangle also hosted sixteen 12s and 13s teams bringing the total numbers of teams under one roof to 124. The tournament featured 22 high performance courts and is the largest annual tournament under one roof in central North Carolina.
This year's event featured a "Going Green" theme and included an environmental awareness program surrounding the impact of sports drink bottles on the environment and several initiatives aimed at reducing the overall carbon footprint of the event. Participants were provided with free reusuable water bottles and powdered sports drinks. Over 4500 individual servings were provided greatly reducing the amount of plastic bottles generated at the event. Other green friendly efforts included the electronic tournament guide and "BOTTLES-the exhibition" a display of volleyball players made from sports drink and water bottles. For more information view the MAPL Raleigh HOMEPAGE or view the PRESS RELEASE.
Triangle would like to thank the presenting sponsors of MAPL Raleigh:
FREE FALL SKILLS CLINIC, OPEN GYMS, & FALL PROGRAMS
4th ANNUAL PREP CHALLENGE
FREE COACHING CLINIC
SUMMER CAMPS AND SCHOOL TRYOUTS
2011 SEASON ENDS AT AAU'S AND JUNIOR NATIONALS *Represents highest JNVC Open finish in the history of NC junior volleyball. TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2011 SEASON TRIANGLE SENDS FIRST 12's TEAM TO AAU's
*Represents highest JNVC Open finish in the history of NC junior volleyball.
TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2011 SEASON
TRIANGLE SENDS FIRST 12's TEAM TO AAU's
TRIANGLE SENIOR CLASS COMMITS
SEVEN TEAMS QUALIFY FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
TRIANGLE CAPTURES SIX REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
BIG SOUTH NATIONAL QUALIFIER
MIKE SCHALL TO JOIN TRIANGLE
CHANGE YOUR GAME-SUMMER CAMPS 2011
MAPL Raleigh 2011
Triangle Shines in Presidents' Day Tourneys
Nine Triangle teams spent the Presidents' day holiday competing in two national tournaments.
[Omaha, Nebraska] 16 Black won the 16 Open championship and 18 Black finished T3 to highlight a 21-5 performance by Triangle in Omaha:
18 Black - T3/24 [7-2] (18 Open)
17 Black - T7/24 [6-2] (17 Open)
16 Black - 1st/18 [8-1] (16 Open)
[Washington D.C.] Six teams attended the Capitol Hill Presidents' Day Classic with the following finishes:
18 Blue - T9/40 [4-3] (18 Open)
17 Blue - T3/36 [6-1] (17 Open)
16 Blue - T23/40 [4-3] (16 Open)
15 Blue - 2nd/33 [7-2] (15 Open)
14 Black - T3/33 [5-3] (15 Open)
14 Blue - T9/72 [5-2] (14 Club)
MORE REGIONAL RESULTS
Triangle produced great results in the second weekend of play in the Carolina Region including three championships and two runner-ups in Platinum division play:
14s: 14 Black finished 1st, Blue and White T5
15s: 15 Black finished 2nd, Blue 3rd, and White T5 (15-G)
16s: 16 Black finished 1st, 16 Blue T5
17s: 17 Black finished 2nd (18-P)
18s: 18 Black finished 1st, 18 Blue T5
MONUMENT CITY CLASSIC
Triangle brought home three championships and three championship runner-ups in another great performance at the annual Monument City Classic held in Richmond, VA on January 15-17, 2011. The club's performance included championship wins for 14 White, 16 Black, and 18 Black. 13 Black, 14 Black, and 17 Black finished as runner-up in their respective divisions. Ten of fourteen Triangle teams at the event finished in top 10, and all fourteen teams finished in the top fifteen.
18 Black - 1st/32 [8-0]; 18 Blue - 14th/32 [3-5] (18s)
17 Black - 2nd/24 [7-1]; 17 Blue - 13th/24 [5-3] (17 Open)
16 Black - 1st/32 [8-0]; 16 Blue - 14th/32 [3-5] (16 Open)
15 Black - 6th/32 [5-3]; 15 Blue - 7th/32 [5-3] (15 Open)
15 White - 13th/24 [6-2] (15 Club)
14 Black - 2nd/32 [6-2]; 14 Blue - 8th/32 [4-4] (14 Open)
14 White - 1st/24 [8-0] (14 Club)
13 Black - 2nd/24 [7-1]; 13 Blue - 9th/24 [3-5] (13s)
January 8th was the opening weekend of play in the Carolina Region for the 12s-15s age divisions. Triangle teams performed well overall and garnered six top four finishes and two championships in Platinum division play around the state:
13s: 13 Black lost a close, three set final to finish 2nd
14s: 14 Black finished 1st, White 2nd, and Blue T3
15s: 15 Blue finished 1st, Black finished T3
ANNUAL ALUMNAE MATCH
Triangle hosted it's 7th Annual Alumnae Match on Sunday, January 2nd. The match featured a field of 28 Triangle esteemed alumnae versus Triangle 18 Black. Triangle 18 Black won the match in 3 sets. Thank you to all who participated and attended this event.
Pictures from Triangle's 2011 Alumnae Match
TRIANGLE HOSTING WINTER INVITATIONAL
March 5, 2011 Triangle will host the 2011 Triangle Winter Invitational for 12s and 13s teams at the Raleigh Convention Center. For more information click HERE.
2011 CLUB SEASON SIGNING NIGHT CELEBRATION
On Monday, November 15 Triangle officially signed 208 student-athletes to its 2011 roster of teams. With twenty-one teams ages 12 & under through 18 & under Triangle boasts its largest membership in nine seasons. Team photos, rosters, and schedules are posted to our team pages.[Press Release-2011 Members]
Triangle thanks the 420 student-athletes who participated in our tryouts. Triangle's team selection process is complete.
Pictures from Triangle's 2011 Signing Night
TRIANGLE LAUNCHES VOLLEYTOTS
VolleyTots is a child development and Fitness Fun class designed to introduce kids ages 2-6 to volleyball. More than just a sports intro class, VolleyTots works to develop motor skills, hand-eye coordination and improve self esteem, listening skills and teamwork. Classes begin this November, register your Tot today.
JOE UNIACKE MEMORIAL VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
Saturday, October 9, 2010 Triangle hosted its 4th annual Joe Uniacke Memorial Volleyball Tournament. Sixteen middle schools teams enjoyed a day of competition and fun in honor of Joe Uniacke, a loving parent, coach, and volleyball enthusiast. The day began with an inspiring welcome from Coach Joe Sagula, UNC Women's Volleyball Head Coach and ended with West Lake Middle capturing the Gold division championship. Complete results and All Tournament team selections will be posted shortly.
NEW ATTACK TRAINING TECHNOLOGY AT TRIANGLE
Power-Core 360 is an exciting NEW technology for attackers that will rapidly improve hitting power while also reducing the risk of shoulder injury. Triangle is hosting a Volleyball Power Hitting Clinic with Nick Cheronis [former and long-time Associate Head Coach of University of Florida] on Saturday, September 18, 9-11 AM. This clinic is intended for attackers age 13-18 years old and costs $99/athlete. For more information on Power-Core 360 Volleyball Power Hitting System visit www.powercore360.com. To register for this clinic click HERE!
3rd ANNUAL PREP CHALLENGE
Saturday, August 14 Triangle hosted nine area high school teams for a pre-season scrimmage. Participating teams in the 3rd Annual Prep Challenge included: Apex, Athens, Cardinal Gibbons, Heritage, Person County, Trinity School of Durham, Wake Christian, Wake Forest-Rolesville, and Wakefield. Thank you to presenting sponsor, Southeastern Orthopedic.
GUINNESS WORLD RECORD IS OFFICIAL
Triangle Volleyball Club received confirmation from Guinness World Records that the Club officially holds the new Guinness World Record for the "most consecutive volleyball passes." The 110 pass record was set at the Raleigh Convention Center on Friday, February 5, 2010 in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Power League tournament [MAPL Raleigh] hosted by Triangle Volleyball Club. [Press Release].
USA JR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Eight Triangle teams attended the prestigious USA Jr National Championships in Reno, NV (June 23-July 3). Three teams had top 15 finishes including 15 Black (9th - 15 American), 16 Black (T13th - 16 National), 18 Black (T15th - 18 Open).
TRIANGLE CELEBRATES 2010 SEASON
Over 300 attended Triangle's End of Season Celebration on Sunday, June 13. Graduating seniors and individual award winners were honored as part of the celebration. Triangle had an outstanding season: ...one of only twelve clubs in the country to qualify at least eight teams for Junior Nationals...a total of 36 bids to USA Junior Nationals...three regional championships in 2010 give the club a total of 22 in eight seasons. For more information on the 2010 season, read the [Press Release].
BUGG SETS USA GYNT TO NORCECA GOLD
The USA Girls' Youth National Team - and its setter Madison Bugg (6'0&qu