The JVA is happy to announce the addition of Cat Dailey Minyard to the JVA Board of Administrators. She is going to start a 3 12 months time period on the Board in January 2024.
Cat is the Founder and Director of Northeast Volleyball Membership in Norwalk, CT. She and her husband Garrett based the membership in 2018 after getting back from taking part in skilled volleyball abroad, and collectively have grown from 10 groups to 35 groups this previous season. In addition they bought a facility in 2022 with SBA 504 funding and opened the Northeast Athletic Middle with 6 Taraflex courts.
Because the COVID pandemic, Cat has been extraordinarily useful and interesting with JVA members and the JVA employees. She is repeatedly on JVA Membership Route LIVE calls, sharing concepts, main useful discussions, and fixing issues with different JVA Administrators. Cat additionally contributes to JVA enterprise training and can lead off this 12 months’s JVA Club Management Track on the AVCA Conference alongside her husband, Garrett, as they current “Making Your Membership a Dwelling: Methods to Construct a Membership Tradition, Teaching Workers, and a Facility That Athletes Love.” On the occasion facet, her membership’s girls and boys groups participates in JVA occasions and she or he began a JVA insured power league within the Northeast throughout the COVID pandemic.
“As a comparatively new Membership Director (5 years), I consider I might contribute contemporary views to the administration and imaginative and prescient of the JVA. As a membership, we’re continuously evolving, making an attempt new issues, and staying forward of the curve, and I’ve at all times admired the way in which that the JVA manages their group and evolves as the sport and the membership volleyball world modifications,” mentioned Cat.
Along with operating enterprise operations, managing a staff of 5 administrators and facility employees at NEVBC, Cat can also be the Recruiting Director and has helped over 60 NEVBC athletes go on to play in faculty in that position, from the ACC to the Patriot League to the NESCAC.
Initially from Southern California, Cat performed membership volleyball at Laguna Seashore Volleyball Membership after which performed for College of California-Berkeley for 2 years together with a 2007 NCAA Last 4 look, earlier than transferring to Yale. After graduating and establishing a profession in advertising and marketing, she left the company world and accomplished a grasp’s diploma in Entrepreneurship at Durham College within the U.Okay. after which performed professionally within the Italian Collection A league for Volley Millenium Brescia. Cat was additionally a Volunteer Assistant Coach at Yale, in addition to at Amherst School.
“We’re very excited to have Cat be part of our management staff, and convey her passionate, collaborative, and solution- minded qualities to the member pushed Board. Cat’s expertise in each space of our sport will likely be invaluable on this interval of immense progress and recognition of our sport,” said JVA Government Director Jenny Hahn.
Via Cat’s management, NEVBC is dedicated to creating volleyball extra accessible and inexpensive by making a nonprofit and scholarship fund.
“Certainly one of my proudest moments with Northeast Volleyball Membership is the founding of the Nectar Volley Fund, a 501c3 charitable group and scholarship fund. We based the Nectar Fund in 2020 throughout COVID, and our mission was to offer alternatives for all youth athletes to play volleyball, no matter monetary circumstances. In 2021, we fashioned a board for the group with alumni dad and mom, and now the board runs the appliance and award course of. Within the 2022-2023 season, the Nectar Volley Fund gave monetary support awards to over 30 athletes totaling over $20K. We stay closely concerned within the fundraising for the Nectar Volley Fund, elevating over $30K this 12 months for the fund to assist extra athletes play volleyball,” added Cat.
The JVA employees and Board of Administrators are trying ahead to working extra intently with Cat and lengthen a heat welcome.
Concerning the JVA Board of Administrators
The members of the JVA Board of Administrators serve a 3 12 months time period. The JVA Board of Administrators governs, assures monetary stability, develops coverage and units a course for the long run, sustaining give attention to the mission and guiding ideas. Click on HERE to view the JVA Board of Administrators.
As JVA continues to develop and increase its attain by membership, training, occasions, and advocacy we glance to form a board with a broad base of management capabilities and one which represents our JVA member base. The general progress of youth and junior membership volleyball continues to be thrilling and brings many new alternatives and challenges to our membership primarily comprised of membership administrators and coaches. The JVA employees ,with the assist and steerage of the JVA Board of Administrators, is dedicated to serving as an important useful resource to assist that progress.
For associated JVA information click on HERE.
Concerning the Junior Volleyball Affiliation
The Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) is a non-profit group that promotes the expansion of youth and junior volleyball by program and useful resource improvement, training and occasions. The group was fashioned in 2006 with a main focus of being a voice for junior volleyball membership administrators and coaches, and to at the present time with almost 1,400 member golf equipment, is the one group that’s centered completely on youth and junior volleyball.