Welcome to the home of the Los Angeles Volleyball Academy (LAVA).
LAVA is an affiliation of junior club volleyball organizations based in Southern California.
If you are looking for the LAVA Girls Volleyball Club, click here.
Featured Coach . . .
Nabil Mardini, LAVA Director
LAVA Operations Director Nabil Mardini won the prestigious AVCA 2012 National Two-Year Coach of the Year Award, the second such award of his career. His Pierce College Women’s Team have won back-to-back-to-back CA State Titles from 2010-2012, and currently enjoy a 66-match winning streak.
LAVA Launches Mardico Coach Education Program!
For five generations the men of the Mardini family have given their businesses the same powerful name: Mardico. LAVA is pleased to announce the launch of its latest venture, a coaching education company, headlined by Director of Operations Nabil Mardini himself and bearing the Mardico name, in honor of the Mardini family and its heritage. A multitude of offerings exist for high school, club, or college programs; visit the offical home of Mardico at lavacademy.com/mardico. For more information or to sign up your program for a Mardico clinic series of customized duration, please contact Nabil himself at 818-710-4429 or firstname.lastname@example.org (click here to email) . Learning is just one click away!
Breaking News: LAVA Launches Expansive New Beach Volleyball Program!
LAVA is thrilled to be launching its beach volleyball training program, LAVA Beach! Head coached by renowned former AVP beach professionals Jenny Johnson-Jordan and Patty Dodd, the program kicks off March 16 and runs through the middle of June at the Sorrento Courts in Santa Monica. Click the icon at left to download the flyer for more information, visit our dedicated LAVA Beach webpage at lava-girls.com/beach or contact Danika Sanchez at 661-904-7002 or email@example.com (click here to email) to sign up today. We’ll see you on the beach!
LAVA Hosts Coaching Clinic Featuring Legendary Coach Jim McLaughlin
LAVA is pleased to announce its next Clinic for Coaches, the third of the 2012-2013 season, will feature an exceptional guest speaker in legendary coaching figure and current Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at the University of Washington, Jim McLaughlin. Open to all local San Fernando Valley area coaches, the clinic will take place on February 24 at 7pm at Harvard-Westlake School. Coaches, we’ll see you there!
Press Release – Nabil Mardini Earns AVCA ’12 National Coach of the Year Award
LAVA is pleased to recognize Nabil Mardini for his accomplishments as Head Coach of the powerhouse Pierce College Women’s Volleyball Program, winners of three straight California State Championships. The Lady Brahmas have posted back-to-back undefeated seasons, and currently have a 66 match win streak. Nabil was honored for his work in the fall 2012 season by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as the National Two-Year College Coach of the Year. Click the icon for the full press release. Kudos, Nabil!
Press Release – Teri Lavo Appointed LAVA’s Affiliate Liaison
LAVA is pleased to announce the appointment of Teri Lavo to the position of LAVA Affiliate Liaison. Teri will act in an “as it sounds” capacity, as the liaison for affiliate club parents, coaches, and directors with the LAVA mother company. Click the flyer icon at left to learn more. Welcome, Teri!
LAVA Presents Foothill Proceeds WiSH Foundation Donation!
LAVA principals Nabil Mardini and Ron Hamilton were on hand in Santa Clarita as LAVA presented the WiSH Education Foundation with donated proceeds from the first annual Foothill Invitational Summer High School Volleyball tournament, presented by LAVA. The Foothill Tournament is a collective effort, spearheaded by LAVA, but featuring the generous help and assistance of the City of Santa Clarita, the William Hart School District, and myriad hotel, dining, and entertainment establishments in Santa Clarita–all working for an excellent cause! The WiSH Foundation is dedicated to providing quality education and opportunities for all students in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Welcome LAVA Athletes To The 2013 Club Season!
The Los Angeles Volleyball Academy welcomes its players, parents, and families to the 2013 club season as practices kick off all across our network of affiliates! Good luck with your pre-season training, and we’ll see you in the gym competing come January!