First Annual ProLink Recruiting Combine
We are pleased to announce that this season we are launching our first annual ProLink Recruiting Combine. We are very excited about providing this wonderful recruiting opportunity for players. This combine will give you a chance to showcase your skills to college coaches from various levels from schools all around the Southeast.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER. The Prolink Recruiting Combine will be held:
When: Sunday January 25th, 2:00-5:30pm
Where: West Forsyth High School (4155 Drew Road, Cumming GA 30040).
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!
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!
Jenn Mullican (18N Chris) will play for Shorter University next year. Go Shorter Hawks!!
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