News and Announcements

2019 College Commitments as of 5/12/19
Congratulations to the following Vanguard Volleyball Club athletes!
Dominic Melchoirre- Wittenberg University, Springfield Ohio
Sawyer Schafer- Lourdes Unversity, Sylvania, Ohio
Alex McLane- Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts
Nathan Lancia- Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken , New Jersey
Cameron Ternant- Indiana Institute of Technology, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Attia Soliman- Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
Justin Sharfenaker-Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
Matt Gentry-Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
Adam Chandoul- Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
2020 College Commitment
Adam Ansel- Urbana University, Urbana, Ohio
Noah Platfoot- Ohio State University

Congratulations to the following athletes attending a High Performance program this summer!
Jonah Gilbert (17 Gold Kelso) USAV A1 Select Division
Luke Little ( 17 Gold Kelso) USAV A1 Select Division
Both these athletes will travel to USAV A1 Select camp in Fort Lauderdale, Florida then participate in the USAV Volleyball High Performance Championships, a international invitational tournament July 13-23rd in Fort Lauderdale.
Riley Passias ( 17 Silver Kuebler) USAV A3 Boys Select division training camp in Chicago this summer
Max Kaiser (16 Gold Bell) USAV A3 Boys Select division training camp in Chicago this summer

Adam Ansel ( 17 Gold Kelso) Ohio Valley Region High Performance
Nathan Lancia ( 18 Gold Webb) Ohio Valley Region High Performance
Lawton Hinley ( 16 Gold Bell) Ohio Valley Region High Performance
These athletes will participate in the Ohio Valley Region HP camp and trip to Fort Lauderdale to participate in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships

Interested in participating in a High Performance program in 2020? Both USA Volleyball and Ohio Valley Region hold tryouts in the winter. See USA Volleyball and Ohio Valley region links on our main page of the website for more information.

2019 USAV BJNC in Dallas News and Notes
A reminder that Team Source Travel is the official housing company for USA Volleyball events, including BJNC in Dallas. All reservations booked through the link on your sons team page generated a Acknowledgment #. The housing company will send all reservations to the hotel about one week prior to your arrival date, and include an email to you. Generally there is no communication from either the housing company or hotel prior to them sending an email before your arrival date.

A link has been posted on your sons Team Page for general information about BJNC in Dallas. This has much useful information including a link to sign up for University Athlete, a program used by college coaches to aid in recruitment during BJNC. Please take time to read this useful information provided by the tournament and host city.

Advanced Event Systems, AES, is the provider managing the BJNC tournament schedule and results. That link for AES is posted on your sons team page and in our “Links” tab on our website. Good general information is available on our Vanguard Volleyball Club website under the Forms/Info tab then go to Tournament/Nationals FAQ

Our high school players are starting the playoffs soon for the Ohio High School Boys State Championships! Wishing all players the best in their quest for a State Championship!

Vanguard Volleyball Club

Practice Schedule
15 Gold Hanson, 16 Gold Bell, 17 Gold Kelso, 18 Gold Palmer, 18 Gold Webb summer practice schedule is now posted on the front page of the website.

USA Volleyball High Performance and Ohio Valley Region High Performance
If you have made a team and camp and not previously reported it, please email Melissa at we would like to post an announcement soon and want to make sure we include all our participating Vanguard Volleyball Club athletes!

2019 College Commits
We want to post an announcement soon, if you have not notified us of your college commitment, please email Melissa, see address above.

We wish all our athletes the best as their high school season continues towards State Championship playoffs. Follow the schedules for States at Ohio High School Boys Volleyball website

As always-if you have questions please email us at

Vanguard Volleyball Club

College Commits as of 4/1/19

Justin Sharfenaker Lincoln Memorial
Matt Gentry Lincoln Memorial
Attia Soliman Lincoln Memorial

Noah Platfoot Ohio State
Adam Ansel Urbana University

And congratulations to Justin Scharfenaker and Matt Gentry named to the Boys High School Senior AVCA preseason All American watch list!

June Chicago Pre National Tournament and June Practice
15 Gold Hanson, 16 Gold Bell, 17 Gold Kelso, 18 Gold Palmer, 18 Gold Webb teams- If you have already booked your room through the link on your teams page, thank you! If you have not done so, please book ASAP! I have requested the link remain active until 4/15/19 so families can make sure to get their reservation completed. If you have any questions about the Chicago June hotel or tournament, please email Melissa at

A reminder that the above National teams will begin practice immediately after the Ohio High School Boys Volleyball State Championship weekend, 6/1 & 6/2/19. Soon as the practice dates are secured they will be posted to the front page of the website, please check back there often.

USAV and OVR High Performance
If your son has been invited to any of the training camps and teams for this summers programming from USAV or OVR, please email Melissa at

Questions? email us at

2019 OVR Championships
Congratulations on the WIN for the Vanguards 16 Gold team! Head Coach Even Bell, assisted by brother Eric and Coach Webb
18 Gold Webb team Runner Up in 18’s Division Championship
15 Gold Hanson team Runner Up in 15’s Division Championship
17 Gold Kelso, third in Gold in 18’s Division
14 Gold Brinkerhoff third in 14’s Gold Division-
18 Gold Palmer fifth in Gold 18’s Division
18 Silver Cags- third in Silver 18’s Division
17 Silver Kuebler, third in Silver 17’s Division
14 Silver Fallon second in Silver 14’s Division+

Look out St Louis! Vanguard is coming in ready to play this weekend! Wishing all our players and Coaches the best of luck!

Chicago June 2019
15-18 Gold Teams: Chicago hotel for the June pre national tournament is now posted and ready for you to book. Please book by 3-10-19. There are two separate weekends with different divisions for the older teams: 18 Gold Webb, 17 Gold Kelso will play in the 3 day Open division. 18 Gold Palmer will play the same weekend, only in the Club 2 day division. Please see your teams page for further information and instructions.

16 Gold Bell and 15 Gold Hanson will play the following weekend in Chicago and both teams are in the 2 day tournament. See your teams page for further information and instructions.

News and Reminders

Another reminder that practice will start for 15-18 Gold teams early the week of 6/3/19, as the Chicago tournament for the 18’s and 17 Gold teams is the following weekend! Check back in the Schedule area of the main page of the website often- it will be posted soon as it is confirmed.

If you have a player who has committed to play in college, please let us know! email
If you have a player who has been invited to attend either USAV HP camp this summer or makes the OVR HP team, please email mbrinkerhoff87@earthlinknet

Wishing all our players and coaches the best of luck with their school teams this season- see you on the courts!

As always please email us at if any questions! GO VANGUARD VOLLEYBALL CLUB!

Vanguard 16 Gold Team WINS 2019 OVR Chmpionships!

Posted by 16 Gold at Feb 19, 2019 10:25AM PST

Congratulations to 16 Gold Bell team and coaches!