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2015 year in review

- 26 seniors off to play college - the next level!
- - - 16 -- 2016's committed
- - - 6 -- 2017's committed
- - - 5th in country overall recruits according to richkern.com
- End of season awards
- - - Newcomer of the year: finalists: Erin Gillcrist, Jill Borgerding, Allison Smith -- WINNER: Erin Gillcrist
- - - Most Improved: finalists: MacKenzie Russ, Amanda Keller, Addie Feek -- WINNER: Addie Feek
- - - Committed Loyal Unselfish Benevolent (CLUB): finalists: Abby Skrastins, Karysa Swackenberg, Daisy Shultz, Megan Hamstad -- WINNERS: Daisy Shultz & Megan Hamstad
- - - Coach of the year: Finalists: Tara Hittle, Jen Reichert, Laura Martin -- WINNER: Tara Hittle
- Eleven teams qualified for USA Junior Nationals - ties club and region record (by us in 2013)
- - - a sweep in the open divisions - with 6 bids, one in each age - one of only four clubs in the country to do so
- - - first year any RMR 13's team has qualified in the open division
- - - 2 more in USA division
- - - 3 more in National division
- - - 2 prepvolleyball club all americans - michaela putnicki and keeley davis
- - - Only 5 clubs in the country have more total teams headed to new orleans for the championships
- 20 out of 30 top 10 qualifier finishes - 13 of those in the open division
- - - 2 qualifier winners - 16Peer PNW 16Open champions, 17Tara Crossroads 17USA champions
- 12 development teams competed in the ACES power league
- triple crown national club rankings - CJ 14th! (up from 16th in 2014)!
- - - Only club from colorado in top 50!
- - - Move up to 15th when using last 5 years of results! (only colorado club in top 40)
- The first year of club sand - approximately 25 players trained year round in the sand - more in the summer
- - - Offered tournaments throughout the season
- - - Had a youth development sand league that competed in april/may
- Added 5 new members to the 30+ ACT club - Ellie Gubser, Laura Willems, Audrey Cheng, Shannon Webb
and Allison Hand
- One new 10' club member - Michaela Putnicki
- Gatorade HS player of the year - Alexa Smith
- HS National Player of year - Alexa Smith
- Had one collegiate first team All-american alumni - Taylor Simpson - Colorado
- Colorado Sportswoman of the year - Alexa Smith - HS volleyball category
- Colorado Sportswoman of the year - Taylor Simpson - college volleyball category
- Two alumni playing in the PVL championships - Ariel Turner and Taylor Simpson
- - - Ariel Turner leads North Texas PVL team to the championship title and all tournament team
- Alumni Haleigh Washington ('14) and Laura Broerman ('13) - NCAA champions from penn state
- - - Washington named B1G conference freshman of the year
- Current AVP players (alumni) - Brittany Hochevar, Emily Stockman, Amanda Wiggins, Leah Hinkey
- Hired CJ and Nebraska Univ alumni Morgan Broekhuis to be our lead sand director and coach
- Congratulations to our multi-sport athletes that competed at the varsity level: Amanda Cushen (track), Abby Skrastins (track), Liz Wayne (track), Sydney Wetterstrom (bb and track), Liz Reich (lacrosse), Emily Broerman (bb), Kendall Cooley (track), erin gillcrist (track) and Serena Bruin (bb)


2015 Travel

ACT Tutor -- Science or Math: Dave Reeder 592-1923

2015-16 season notes:
- recommend you do not sign up for any "pay for" recruiting services
- minimal/zero june vacations - so teams can train together for max performance
- no missed practices for college visits between crossroads and your team being qualified
- stay to play is apparently here to stay.....save your pennies!

- spring break does not equal vacation for high level club players

triple crown sports ranks Colorado Juniors Club #18 in the USA - 2014!
tournament performance last 4 years - 14-18's
ONLY club in Colorado in the top 40!!

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Recruiting information:
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colleges RPI , last agenda

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Learn more here about how you can!

Private and Semi-private lessons available to all players, any school or club:
coach Kevin Marquis (719-466-7494)

coach Matt Bledig (719-352-8992)
SAND -- coach Morgan Broekhuis (719-232-50350
are available all day/any day - call them directly to schedule!

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Parent References | Frequently asked questions

Colorado Juniors get great national exposure! So, our recommendation is NOT to signup/pay for recruiting services.
Any questions, please call us 719-661-4491.

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