The 5th Annual MIKASA Hawaii Volleyball Combine!
January 25-26, 2014
** MAHALO TO THE COLLEGE COACHES, COMBINE COACHES, PLAYERS & VOLUNTEERS! **
The 5th Annual Hawaii Volleyball Combine was a success with offers made and many players getting serious interest. This is the first and only volleyball combine in Hawaii and it is the only recruiting event where college coaches can recruit players right here in Hawaii. Four years ago, we were featured in Volleyball Magazine's April Edition. See: http://www.volleyballmag.com/articles/133-2011-hawaii-combine. Our first year, 2010, we had 18 colleges attending the combine. In 2011, we had 13 colleges attending. In 2012, we had 24 colleges attending, including DI, DII, DII and NAIA colleges! In 2013, we had 28 colleges! In 2014, we had 31 colleges committed to date. We already have most of this year's colleges committed for 2015.
When & Where:
When: Saturday-Sunday, January 25-26, 2014 from 8 am to 4 pm.
Registration starts at 7:30 on Saturday, January 25, 2014.
Where: Manoa Valley District Park Gymnasium.
Who is Eligible:
High School girls volleyball players graduating between 2014 and 2017, regardless of club affiliation.
What You Get:
Players are showcased right here in Honolulu before Division I, II, III and NAIA volleyball coaches from across the United States. Each player will have the opportunity to show their skills to these top coaches. Each player will receive a Hawaii Volleyball Combine T-shirt with a designated class color and unique number. Each coach will have your volleyball resume that you fill out when you register. This is how the coaches will know who you are when they watch you play at the combine. You will also receive your combine test scores which you can use to report to colleges that you hope to play for. The coaches will also be able to pull your scores at the combine. At no additional charge, we will put on a recruiting seminar for parents at the combine.
We are very proud to announce that Mikasa Sports is our lead sponsor for the 5th Annual HawaII Volleyball Combine. Mikasa is the official ball provider for the 2016 Olympics and was the official ball provider for the 2012 London Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2004 Athens Olympics, 2000 Sydney Olympics, 1996 Atlanta Olympics, 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1988 Seoul Olympics, 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, 1980 Moscow Olympics, 1972 Munich Olympics and 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Mikasa is also the official ball provider of the FIVB World League, World Grand Prix, National Volleyball League and all World Championships. Mikasa will be providing the balls and carts for the combine and will have a booth at the combine. For more information on Mikasa products go to www.MikasaSports.com.
Who we Benefit:
All proceeds from the combine go to the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA), as we share a common mission, which is to benefit Hawaii athletes. PIAA has been instrumental in assisting Hawaii and American Samoa athletes in achieving their collegiate goals. For more information go to www.piaaHawaii.com.
For the 2nd year, we are very fortunate to have the country's leading college volleyball recruiting authority, Matt Sonnichsen, appear at the combine and educate parents on the recruiting process. He will provide a brief seminar at the combine, at no additional cost, to parents from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014 while the players are getting their measurements taken. Matt Sonnichsen is the author of "Inside College Volleyball" and works for NCSA which is the country's leading recruiting service. For more information go to his company's website www.collegevolleyballcoach.com<http://www.collegevolleyballcoach.com.
In addition, Kenny Patton of Patton Sports Performance, the Combine' Skills Director for the past 4 years, will be offering drill specific combine training to prepare you for the combine measurements and drills. Learn proper technique and get critical tips from Kenny Patton. The sessions will be on Sundays, January 5, 12 & 19 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm You can contact Kenny Patton at (808) 295-6856 or through his company's website, www.pattonsportsperformance.com.
Finally, all players are entitled to a discounted gym membership at RomGym 8 Minute Fitness on Ward Avenue in Honolulu. Players can prepare for the combine or school season by getting fit in just 8 minutes a day on the ROM machine. RomGym has other machines that have been clinically proven to significantly increase one's vertical jump height. To get started, call 523-7777 or just go to RomGym, 320 Ward Avenue, Suite 201.
The demand is high and space is limited. Do not procrastinate. We sell out each year and have a waiting list each year. In addition, to ensure that we can effectively and efficiently run the drills and tournament, we limit the number of players for each position. Therefore, we reserve the right to turn away players in our own unfettered discretion, even after you have registered, if we have too many players for any position. Any player turned away will receive a full refund. Please sign up below or from the main menu.
What to Wear/Bring:
Players attending the Combine must wear volleyball shoes and kneepads and supply their own water, beverage and lunch. Each player must wear their Hawaii Volleyball Combine T-Shirt that you will receive at the combine. Players must wear this shirt at all times during the combine. No other T-Shirts or uniforms may be worn at the combine. Players must also bring their signed waiver.
There will be food, drink and other concessions.
If you would like to attend the Combine, please contact us at HawaiiVolleyballCombine@aol.com. Please plan on a Fun Mixer at Duke's in Waikiki on Friday Night, the Combine on Saturday and a Tournament on Sunday.
Video recording with video cameras and mobile phones are not allowed at the combine.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION:
1.) When registering, be prepared to fill-out a volleyball resume questionnaire that the coaches will use in evaluating your playing experience. Therefore, before you register, make sure that you are ready to list all of your playing experience, coaches contact information and awards received, if any, as you will not be able to later amend or modify your volleyball resume. Each section of your resume questionnaire must be filled out in detail or you will not be deemed to be registered.
2.) To begin registration, please complete the payment via the paypal button below. When paying, PLEASE TYPE IN THE NAME OF THE PLAYER YOU ARE PAYING FOR in the Paypal "Message" box.
3.) After making your payment, please click here for the registration page. Once on the registration page, fill out the form completely and then click "Submit". If you do not, we will not receive your registration.
4.) Print out the Liabiity Waiver Form. Players over 18 must sign for themselves. Players under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign for the. Players must bring the signed form with them to the combine. Players without the signed waiver will not be allowed to participate in the colmbine.