First Commitment for Class of 2017!
Congratulations to Shealyn McNamara (16E Reilly) on making a verbal commitment to play for Auburn University. She will become an Auburn Tiger in the Fall of 2017. Way to go Shea!
Class of 2015!
This is a huge accomplishment for our seniors! These girls have worked very hard both on and off the court to earn a spot on a college roster next season. Like many of you, these girls have dreamed about the day they get to put on a jersey to represent a college volleyball program. This accomplishment is something to be recognized! If you see the following players in the gym be sure to tell them and their families congratulations!
- Jordyn Cruz: Brunswick Community College
- Keely Denkman: Belmont Abbey College
- Kaitlyn Loesel: Piedmont College
- Mary Loftus: LaGrange College
- Jennifer Mullican: West Georgia
- Okwunne Ogbogu: USC Aiken
- Haley Ponder: Brenau University
- Carlee Praznik: Brenau University
- Brooke Sims: Shorter University
- Amber Waddell: Brenau University
- Katie White: Birmingham Southern College
We are so excited for you girls! We cannot wait to come watch you represent your colleges next season! Thank you for all of the hard work you put into this sport, your team, your teammates, and your club of the past several years! We are proud of you and wish you the Best of luck!.
Congratulations to ProLink 18N Chris for finishing in 2nd place at SRVA Regional Championships and earning a bid to USAV Nationals in New Orleans!
Summer Camps & Sand Training
Summer camps (Beginner and Intermediate), Advanced Skills Training and Sand Volleyball Training are now posted under “Training Opportunities”!
Ga College & State Univ Head Coach Gretchen Krumdieck will speak to ProLink families on Thursday, Jan 22
We are thrilled to announce that Georgia College and State University’s head volleyball coach, Gretchen Krumdieck is coming to speak to the ProLink Atlanta Family! Coach Krumdieck will be speaking for about an hour on the recruiting process from a college coaches perspective. We encourage players and parents of all ages to come. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to come and learn what a college coach thinks it takes to play at the next level! She will open the floor to your questions about the recruiting process after she finishes speaking, so please come with a few questions you may have.
Please mark your calendars for Thursday January 22nd at 6:00 p.m.. This event will be held at Otwell Middle School in the cafeteria. We will leave enough time at the end for players and coaches to leave and get to their gym for their 8:00 practice.
ProLink vs A5 South Scrimmage – Jan 10th & 11th
Individual Recruiting Meetings — 18Nat1 Chris, 17Nat1 Emily, 16E Reilly and 16Nat1 Bailey Players: If you have not done so, contact Emily to set-up your individual meeting.
Medical History Form Required for all Players
Players, please download and complete the ProLink Medical History Form and return to your coach by Thurs, 12/4.
Click on “Calendar” on the left for the Practice Schedule
Another College Commitment!
Okwunne Ogbogu signs with Univ of South Carolina Aiken. Congrats to Okwunne…
Katie White (18N Chris) has made her commitment to Birmingham Southern College for next year. Way to go Katie!
Amber Waddell (18N Chris) will be joining teammate Carlee Praznik as a Brenau University Golden Tiger next year. Congratulations Amber!
Keely Denkman (18N Chris) has chosen Belmont Abbey to continue her college career. Congratulations Keely!
Carlee Praznik (18N Chris) has verbally committed to be a Brenau Golden Tiger next year. Way to go Carlee!
Jennifer Mullican (18N Chris) signs with Univ of West Georgia. Way to go Jenn!!
Kaitlyn Loesel (18N Chris) has committed to play for the Piedmont Lions next year. Congratulations Kaitlyn!
Congratulations to Brooke Sims (18N Chris) for committing to play for Shorter University in Fall of 2015. Way to go Brooke!!
Four ProLink Players make the AVCA Phenom List
Four ProLink Atlanta Volleyball players have been nominated for the AVCA Phenom list. This is a list complied of top volleyball players around the nation. Our girls were nominated based on receiving high awards during the 2013-2014 season. Congratulations to class of 2017 Outside Hitter Amanda Nugent (15 Casey) and Setter Morgan Mitchell (15 Casey) along with class of 2018 Outside Hitters Tatum Shipes (15 Casey) and Grace Dechellis (14 Kara). We are proud of all of you for this accomplishment. Keep up the great work on the volleyball court! Click AVCA Phenom List 9.8.14 to see the complete list.
Good luck College Freshmen – Class of 2014
The coaches and staff at PLA would like to wish the best of luck to our class of 2014 Seniors as they start a new chapter of their volleyball careers. Several of these girls have been playing for PLA for many years. We have watched these girls grow into smart, hardworking and talented volleyball players. We are excited to see how you continue to grow as you represent Prolink Atlanta Volleyball and continue on to play volleyball in college. Read more about our seniors…Class of 2014 Bios
15 Casey wins AAU National Championship
15 Casey went 13-0, losing only 1 set the entire tournament, on the way to winning the 15 Classic division of the AAU National Championships in Orlando. They will travel to Minneapolis to compete in the USA Girls Junior National Championships on June 25-28.
14 Kara places 5th at AAU National Championships
ProLink has 2 teams earn bids to USA Junior National Championships!
We are proud to announce that 18-Michael and 15-Casey have qualified to participate in the USA Junior National Championships in Minneapolis June 24-July 1. What a great honor and opportunity for these teams. With these opportunities come added trips and travel costs. Please read on to see how you can be involved in supporting them to make the trip…
Congratulations to our latest College Commits!
Wofford Head Coach, Ron Sweet, speaks to ProLink families about Recruiting
Head Coach Ron Sweet from Wofford College in Spartanburg South Carolina is coming to speak to Prolink players and parents on recruiting. He will be at Kelly Mill Elementary school in the cafeteria Thursday January 23rd at 6:00pm. Prolink parents and players who are on our 14 year old teams and older are invited to come listen. Ron is planning on speaking for about 45 minutes and then will open the floor for questions. We hope you can all make it!
ProLink Coaches attend Gold Medal Squared Coaching Clinic with some of the top volleyball coaches in the USA:
- Carl McGowan – GMS Founder and former Men’s Natl Team Coach
- Ron Larsen – 2-time U.S. Olympic Team asst coach (Winning Gold in 2008)
- Tom Black – USA Women’s Natl Team Asst Coach & LMU Head Coach
Read the latest ProLink Blog (ProLog) about the experience.
For more information about our Club, download our 2013-2014 ProLink Club Information Packet.
ProLink Athletes in the News
Three more players announce their College Choices. Way to go ladies!
Maggie Roper selected Player of the Year
For the story, click here: All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year: Buford’s Maggie Roper