Carolina Courts Recreational Volleyball allows athletes at all stages of their volleyball journey to be introduced to the skills and strategy necessary to being a strong asset to any team. Recreational Volleyball doesn't stop there, the more advanced programs allow these fundamentals to be stretched to an overall understanding of the game on a competitive level. The skills taught within the Recreational Level are presented to each athlete in a way that ensures success before advancing to the next step with volleyball at Carolina Courts.
Programs Include: Bronze League | Silver League | Gold League
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Volleyball Camps, Clinics and Training are structured so that every athlete, regardless of skill level, are given the opportunity to hone in their skills so that they can increase their "overall threat" on the court. With more one on one attention, each athlete will receive more individualized instruction that will allow them to reach their full potential.
Programs Include: Positional Skills Clinics
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Adult Volleyball proves that you can handle intense competition on the court at any age. Open for ages 18 and Up, this league provides opportunity for adults to stay active, have fun, and battle it out on the court.
Programs Include: Adult Tournaments
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All volleyball instructors at Carolina Courts are highly qualified! Each instructor has a resume that includes either high school coaching experience, college coaching experience, professional playing experience, college playing experience, or a combination. Below are our top instructors at each location. Each instructor offers one-on-one lessons for those athletes looking to improve a specific skill or increase playing experience.
For more information about volleyball at Concord, contact Deb Balducci:
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Deb Balducci was a Former Division 1 Scholarship Athlete who played Collegiate Volleyball and graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a degree in Education. Deb majored in Physical Education and minored in Coaching. She taught Middle School Physical Education for over 12 years and coached Varsity Boys and Girls High School Volleyball in Florida. Currently she is the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Parkwood High School. Over the past 8 years at Carolina Courts, she has worked with all ages in our In House Leagues and all levels of Travel Club Volleyball. She has grown our program to something to be proud of and continues to grow volleyball in Charlotte by expanding the program to three locations. Debbie and her coaches also offers one on one personal training for any athlete that would like to take their game to the next level. Carolina Courts offers high level technical coaching, a phenomenal and friendly staff, a beautiful clean and safe facility. She continually strives to grow our programs which include: Bronze, Silver, Gold programs, Boys Volleyball, and Sand Outdoor Volleyball leagues.
High School Experience:
I grew up in a volleyball family, so I took a liking to the sport at an early age; all my aunts and uncles played at the college level or professionally. I started playing in elementary school, then soon joined a club/travel team where my skills really started to improve and develop. I started on my high school team in Hawaii all four years earning multiple athletic achievements and setting many school records statistically.
I decided to pursue volleyball at the college level and got a scholarship to play all four years at Lees-McRae College as a Libero. After graduating I still play volleyball almost every weekend whether that be grass doubles/triples or indoor. I coached several middle school teams while I was in high school as well as assist our girls varsity high school team
Why I Coach?
I'm glad to be coaching again, especially at CC so I can help pass on my knowledge of the game to the younger generation.
Playing Experience: Coach Angela has enjoyed Volleyball for a lifetime. Born and raised in Greensboro she played High School Volleyball in which she was Captain and was named to the All Conference first team at Southern Guilford High School.
Collegiate Experience: She attended UNC Chapel Hill in which she practiced with the UNC Tarheel Volleyball Team, and played on the travelling Club Team.
Coaching Experience: Coach Angela has coached various teams at all levels from UNCC Club teams, Phillip O Berry High School, Garinger High School, to many others. She also coached Club around the region and has been with Carolina Courts Camps and In House Programs for over 10 years. She is an asset to our program.
Why she coaches? To her there is nothing greater than seeing a young player flourish in life as a result of their personal growth and experience on the court and cooperative teamwork that parallels life.
Brenda Meadows has been involved in the sport of volleyball for over 30 years. She is a USA Volleyball IMPACT Certified Coach and brings experience from several facets of the game -- as a player, coach, administrator, recruiter liaison, player-parent, and spectator. She co-founded a local AAU travel/club team, recruited players, assisted in tryout evaluations and player selections. In addition, she coordinated collegiate training for club players and communicated with college coaches for player recruitment. She served as Interim Head Coach for the 17U team leading the team to their season best performance in the Open Division at Capitol Hill Classic National tournament. Prior to her Club experience, she coached at Weddington Middle School, finishing 3rd in the Conference and also coached in a recreational league developing players' skills and passion for the game.
I started playing club at age 11. I played for Carolina Storm until I was 13 and played for Carolina Union Volleyball Club until I was 18. I played 2 years at Winkler Middle School then spent 4 years on Varsity at Jay M. Robinson High School. I attended Newberry College to play volleyball from August of 2017 to February of 2019. I recently re-committed to play at Limestone College for the next 2 years.
Coaching Experience: My parents John and Judi Blas met playing volleyball. I have been around them playing and coaching ever since. I began coaching on my own in March of 2019.
Why I Coach: I enjoy coaching because it is an opportunity to make a difference in a player’s life on and off the court. It allows you to impact players and their families while teaching them the art of the game.
Playing Experience: Breona has been playing Volleyball for 5 years. She began her journey her junior year in High School. She played for Garinger High School where she received All Conference 2016-2017 and most Conference Blocks. After High School she played club volleyball for and then played for Mallard Creek High School. She earned the award for Team blocks and with her hard work and dedication they made it to the state championships.
College Experience: Breona has committed to Chowan University. While in attendance she was a member of the Dean's List, Alpha Lamba Delta Chapter National Honor Society, Honors College, and All Rookie Team 2018-2019 for the CIAA conference and then transferred to Norfolk State University.
Coaching Experience: I got into coaching 2 years ago to give back and help younger generations coming behind me. Volleyball has helped me develop into the young lady I am today. Being part of a team has taught me great life lessons and I want to continue to inspire younger girls to keep going and never give up!
High School Experience: Tamara played Varsity Volleyball, Basketball and Softball all four years in high school and was recognized as all conference each year in Volleyball, Softball, and for her junior and senior year in Basketball. She also played for the Carolina Junior Volleyball her Junior and Senior year of High School.
College Experience: Tamara played volleyball all 4 years and Softball her sophomore and junior years at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. There she earned MVP her freshman and senior years in Volleyball and coach’s award sophomore and junior year in Volleyball and Softball. All four years Tamara was named to the all tournament team in Volleyball. She graduated Meredith College in 2001 with a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science with a math minor.
Coaching Experience: Tamara has been coaching various levels of volleyball over the last 17 years. She was the JV volleyball coach in 2001 and Varsity Volleyball in 2002-2004 as well as the Varsity Softball Coach 2003 - 2006 for Northwest Cabarrus High School. Her varsity teams made it to state playoffs every year. Tamara was the Varsity, JV and middle school coach for Covenant Classical School 2011-2014 where her teams won the conference and conference tournament every year. During the 2015-2017 seasons, Tamara has worked with a homeschool organization Cabarrus Christian Outreach developing a volleyball program. This is her first year with CUVC and she is very excited to work with the youth in this program. Her passion for teaching volleyball and life skills has driven her desire to continue coaching. She strives to see youth excel in both volleyball and life while building strong character.
High School Experience: Played for North Henderson High school, graduated in 2014. Awards received during High School Career include, WNC-AC player of the year for my junior ('12) and senior year ('13), Times News Player of the Year for my junior ('12) and senior year ('13), Western North Carolina Player of the year my senior year (13), North Henderson team won NCHSAA Highest Volleyball Team G.P.A. in N.C 2013.
For basketball, Cameron was All- Conference each year, and Times News Player of the Year Junior and Senior year. Currently holds two basketball records at North Henderson. As a team, North Henderson won the NCHSAA Highest Basketball Team G.P.A in N.C 2014.
College Experience: Played 2 years at UNC- Asheville. Freshman year, received tournament MVP, and the team won All Tournament Team.Sophomore year, received tournament MVP, Big South Defensive Player of the Week, based off of my blocks and kills during that weeks games.
Currently, Cameron attends UNC-Charlotte pursuing a degree in business.
Coaching Experience: Coached previously at XCEL, now is excited to bring prior experience to benefit PEAK athletes both on and off the court.
High School Experience: Coach Hayley started her career playing Volleyball at Carolina Courts in our in house programs and played competitive club ball through her High School Career. She played for Porter Ridge High School and made a championship appearance in 3 of her 4 years at Porter Ridge. Her senior year she was Defensive Player of the Year, Porter Ridge Player of the Year, and Max Prep player of the match 7 times and set the school and conference record with 655 digs in a season. Hayley was also named to the Under Armour All-American Watch list.
Collegiate Experience: Hayley was recruited and played Division I volleyball at UNC Charlotte.
Coaching Experience: Coach Hayley started her coaching career at Carolina Courts in various inhouse leagues starting in 2016. She now has moved to Concord and coaches for our Concord location.
Why I coach? I coach because I love the game and want to share my passion with others. Hayley has graduated from UNCC with an elementary education degree and is now teaching and coaching.
Playing Experience: Professional Volleyball Player| Graduated from and played 4 years of volleyball at Liberty University in VA with a degree in Digital Media / From Macungie, PA
Coaching Experience: TJ has coached many levels, and is currently a Travel Club Coach for our 16U team. TJ is also going to be spearheading our Boys Volleyball Program.