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ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio volleyball program is set to host several camps in July for various ages and skill levels.
The Bobcats' summer lineup features Team Camp (July 9-11), Elite Camp (July 12-13), Intro Skills Clinic (July 14) and Bobcat Camp (July 16-18).
"We've enjoyed watching the growth of our Ohio volleyball camps over the last three years," said fifth-year head coach Deane Webb. "Our individual camps have grown from 50 to 150 players during that time, and now we are focused on growing our team camp. We look forward to helping young players improve in our sport and grow their love for the game."
Team Camp is designed prepare high school teams for the upcoming season and will include both training and competition.
Elite Camp is designed for the college bound volleyball player. It will be fast-paced and extremely challenging. This camp focuses on advanced techniques as well as agility and conditioning training. Be prepared for a tough camp!
Bobcat Camp features Green Camp (overnight) and White Camp (day). The Bobcat Green Camp is designed for the player looking to improve their skills for their school season. Players will work on skill development in many areas of the game and participate in competition at the end of camp. The Bobcat White Camp will focus on fundamental skill development in a challenging and fun environment and will include competition at the end of camp. The White Camp includes the morning and afternoon sessions of the Bobcat Camp, with campers being picked up each day at the end of the afternoon session.
The Intro Skills Clinic focuses on introductory skill development in a fun environment. The Skills Clinic will introduce passing, setting, attacking and serving to all players. Players will learn basic concepts of the game. The Skills Clinic is perfect for a player new to the game or a young player looking to improve their skills.
Visit Ohio volleyball's camp website for more information.
The Bobcats went 17-15 in 2017 -- including a 10-6 mark in Mid-American Conference play. Oho earned the No. 4 seed in the 2017 MAC Championship and a bye to the tournament quarterfinals. Ohio topped No. 8-seeded Eastern Michigan, 3-1, to advance to the league tournament semifinals for the 16th year in a row.