CASE SELECTED TO COACH NORTH TEXAS REGION VOLLEYBALL TEAM
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce head volleyball coach Craig Case has been selected as an assistant coach for the North Texas Region High Performance volleyball program. Case will team up with University of North Texas assistant Sarah Rumely to coach the HP Youth team, which will be competing at the 2012 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Des Moines, Iowa from July 24-28.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to represent A&M-Commerce as well as our region ," said Case. "This is a great region and is heavily recruited nationally and I'm excited about going to Des Moines and helping to defend that reputation if not enhance it."
The High Performance Championships is one of USA Volleyball's flagship events. The 90+ team event features tournaments for both boys and girls that include teams from USA Volleyball Region HP teams, international teams and teams from the USA Volleyball High Performance pipeline. Past International teams have included athletes from Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Puerto Rico.
NTR is sending two teams two the tournament – a Youth and Select team. Case will be working with the Youth team, which is comprised of 11 players from the North Texas area, primarily the DFW Metroplex, born between 1996 and 1997.
The North Texas Region is a member organization of the USA Volleyball Organization. NTR is a grassroots organization which sanctions events for club volleyball teams in the northeastern area of the state of Texas. Our teams include Adult and Junior teams for boys, girls, men and women.
"Being a part of this tournament is going to be an honor and a great challenge and I'm looking forward to how we handle that," Case said. " I've seen, coached, and competed against many of the players on this team so I'm very excited to work with them directly. In addition, I've long respected coach Rumely and am looking forward to working with her. This should be a great experience for all the players and staff involved."