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The 2014-2015 Player Registration is now live!
This registration is if for Core Team Players only - Prep Team Registration is coming soon!

For this year's Membership pricing, more information, and to register - click on the "Tryouts" Tab!

Open Gym

NORCO will be hosting an addidtional Open Gym on Monday, August 4th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm for any players trying out for teams 16 - 18 that are interested in playing NORCO Club Volleyball.  Please arrive early to check-in!

Tryout Information

Tryouts for teams 15 through 18 will be on Sunday, August 10th (*August 17th will be added for 15's if needed)

  • 17s & 18s : 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • 15s & 16s : 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Tryouts for teams 14 and Under will tryout on Sunday, September 21st

  • 12 & Under : 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • 13s & 14s : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
There will be a Pre-Tryout Clinic on Sunday, September 14th from 1:30 - 4:00 pm for all players 14 & Under.  Registration is avaliable on the 'Tryouts' page.

NORCO Welcomes Gavin Markovits to our Coaching Staff

Former Metro State University Assistant Coach, Gavin Markovits, will be helping with NORCO's 17 Black Team along with other programs this season.  Gavin coached for Metro, helping the Roadrunners to the NCAA Tournament for the last 9 seasons and winning several tournament matches.  Gavin assisted with one of Metro's most successful seasons in 2009; the team had 9 straight wins - winning the RMAC Tournament and had 2 wins at the NCAA Tournament.  In his fifth season with the Roadrunners, the team went 25-7 and had a 14 game winning streak.  Prior to coaching, Gavin worked with the AVCA for 4 years in media relations and with USA Volleyball as a public relations coordinator.
Welcome to NORCO Gavin!

2015 Club Season Lead Head Coaches Announced

18 Black - Jared Rudiger
17 Black - Sam Peters
16 Black - Kate Hampson
15 Black - Linda Crum
14 Black - Glenn Sapp
13 Black - Laura Pierce-Barnes
12 Black - Amber Ortner
11 Black - Whitney Carlson


Come in and meet our coaches -
Many coaches will be leading Summer Camps & Clincs!

Additional information on these coaches and postings of
other level coaches will be announced on our 'Staff/Coaches' Page.

NORCO is Happy to Welcome Luke Murray to our Summer Coaching Staff

Colorado State University's newly named Assistant Coach, Luke Murray, will be joining our NORCO Summer "Clinic" Staff!  Luke formerly played at Penn State where he helped his team to a National Title in 2008, was named to the NCAA Championship All-Team, and was named as an AVCA second-team All-American.  Luke ended his career at Penn State with 3,191 assists, which ranks seventh all-time in Penn State history!  Before comig to help the Rams, Luke was the assistant coach at East Tennessee State for two years, guiding them to a 45-22 overall record and a pair of conference titles.  Luke will be leading our Jump Serving Clinic on August 6th and our Defense/Passing Clinic on August 7th.

Upcoming Camps & Clinics

JH/MS Prep Camp ~ August 4th
Jump Serving Clinic ~ August 6th
Hitters & Setters Clinic ~ August 6th
Defense/Passing ~ August 7th

Registrations for these and others clincs are avaliable under the
Programs tab.  Youth Programs are now loacted on the left side of the Programs page.

JH/MS Prep Camp: 6th - 9th Grades

This all-day clinic is an all-skills clinic that will cover the basics and fundamentals of volleyball, in addition to a few more advanced techniques.  This camp will fit the needs of any middle school volleyball player!  Whether they have never played before or they are on a club team, this clinic will give players the opportunity to learn new techniques, as well as a chance to get tons of touches.  This will be most benefitting those who’s middle school season is approaching and those who are preparing for the club season.  Clinic participants will go over serving, passing, setting, hitting, and blocking.
NORCO’s 14 Black Head Coach, Glenn Sapp, will be leading this clinic as well as NORCO’s 12 Black Coach and Youth Director, Amber Ortner and 13 Black Coach Laura Pierce-Barnes, and others!

Monday, August 4th 9:00 - 11:30 am (Lunch Break) 12:30 - 3:00 pm

Jump Serving

CSU Assistant Coach, Luke Murray, will be leading this clinic.  This clinic will teach the basiscs of footwork, body position, the toss, arm swing, and follow-through.  Participants will learn how to do various jump serves including top-spin and float serves.  This clinc will also teach the techniques, skills, and mindset needed to serve at a consistent and accurate level. 

Wednesday, August 6th 9:00 - 11:00 am

Please arrive 15 minutes early to finalize registration.  Bring a water bottle!

Hitters & Setters Clinic

All hitting positions welcome - this clinic will combine both setters and hitters to achieve game situations.  For setters, this clinic will focus on the technical skill of setting, the tactical skill of becoming an effective game manager, and communicatying with hitters.  Hitters will focus on the breakdown of the swing, footwork, jumping technique, arm-swing, and landing.  There will special focus on in-system and out-of-system setting/hitting while working on basic sets.
Gavin Markovits and Kate Hampson will be leading this Clinic.

Wednesday, August 6th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Please arrive 15 minutes early to finalize registration.  Bring a water bottle!

Defense/ Passing

The most important skill in volleyball is the pass.  The first contact can be the initiation of a kill or the end of a point.  Great passers always find a way to earn playing time!  Passing is a fundamental skill that kelps every team and player achieve their potential.  All positions are welcome - we will work on serve receive, dig transition, down ball, and free ball defense.  Special emphasis will be placed on developing Volleyball IQ and learning the vital skills of platform passing, overhead passing, and reading a hitter/server.
Luke Murray will be leading this clinic.

Thursday, August 7th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Please arrive 15 minutes early to finalize registration.  Bring a water bottle.

Check out our Summer Coaches!

(Listed by row)

Tom Hunter - University of Northern Colorado Assistant Coach and former NORCO Coach
Jenny Glenn - University of Northern Colorado Associate Head Coach and NORCO Technical Consultant
Brook Coulter - Colorado State University Associate Head Coach and NORCO Technical Director
Marissa Hughes - Former University of Northern Colorado Setter, Big Sky Champion 4 years, and current NORCO Coach
Linda Crum - Former Head Coach at Duke, Butler, and Iowa State, former Assistant at Iowa State and Ohio State University, and current NORCO Coach
Laura Pierce-Barnes - Former Tennessee Tech Outside Hitter, won a Class AAA District 7 title and a third-place showing at the Tennessee State Championships, and current Fort Collins High School Head Volleyball Coach
Glenn Sapp - Rocky Mountain Region (RMR) Commissioner, National Referee, and current NORCO Coach
Kate Hampson - Former Washburn Setter & all-time Assist Leader, 2-time All-American, 6-time All-Conference/All-Region player, and current NORCO Coach
Jared Rudiger - Led Platte Valley to 2003 State Championship Winner, 2003 CHSAA Coach of the Year, current Platte Valley High School Head Volleyball Coach, currenlty in 13th year as a NORCO Coach

    How To Reach Us

    Address:  7395 Greendale Rd, Windsor, CO  80550
    Phone: (970) 667-5005
    Fax:  (970) 667-5665

    Check out available volleyball hotel rate information on our Hotel Accomodations page!

    Facility Hours

    • Aug
    • 4
    Office Hours
    • Aug
    • 6
    Office Hours
    • Aug
    • 6
    Office Hours

    NORCO Gear

    NORCO clothing and accessories are available all summer long.  Call Alx (970) 667-5005 for more information!

    Bingo Volunteers/Workers Needed

    Summer is here, don't miss out on this great opportunity to start building credits for summer clinics or your 2014/15 club season! 

    Contact bingo@norcovolleyball.com for any questions!

    August Bingo Availability

    If you are interested in working bingo for the month of August please click on the fundraising tab you see to your left. Scroll down to the "Scheduling Link" and enter what your availability for the month of August. If for some reason you can not get the scheduler to work, or if you have any questions, please feel free to email us directly with your availability. Remember, this is a great time to start volunteering for bingo and earn credits toward summer clinics and your 2014-15 club season.

    NORCO Newsletter

    Our weekly newsletter is online now so please check out the latest news/updates by clicking Newsletter tab!

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    Teaming up with VolleyballRecruits.net

    At NORCO Juniors, we are committed to providing our players and parents with the tools and resources they need to be successful in the recruiting process. Therefore, we have teamed up with VolleyballRecruits.net - The Official Recruiting Tool of USA Volleyball, to ensure our players are maximizing the exposure they receive throughout the recruiting process.

    All players receive great discounts on VolleyballRecruits.net memberships as a member of NORCO Juniors!

    Please click on our Recruit tab above for more information!

    Upcoming Events

    • Aug
    • 4
    JH/MS Prep Camp
    • Aug
    • 6
    Jump Serving Clinic
    • Aug
    • 6
    Hitters & Setters Clinic
    • Aug
    • 7
    Defense/ Passing Clinic

    Giving Back

    Are you a volleyball enthusiast, a former player, or a former parent?

    NORCO Volleyball is a non-profit organization that focuses on developing volleyball players into well-rounded individuals. Our focus is more than volleyball and our qualified coaches strive to teach young men and women how to be successful.  Every year, we hope to instill lasting impressions on these players that they will carry with them for a lifetime. Club Volleyball is a tool that teaches young men and women how to face difficult circumstances where they are forced to be uncomfortable and pushed to balance school, life, family, and volleyball. This is a challenge for every young adult and a necessary part of preparing for the next stages in life.

    You have an opportunity to give back to Norco. Whether you're a long-time volleyball enthusiast, former player, former parent, current player, current parent, or anything else, we would love for you to partner with NORCO. 

    There are several ways to give:

    • Sponsor a current player at NORCO
    • Building maintenance for our 30,000 sq. ft. facility
    • Coaches Salaries
    • Other-will go to improving the quality of our club with upgrades and enhancing the overall experience of our players, parents, and fans.

    If you would like to give back to Norco, click the "Donations" button below!

    Thank you for supporting NORCO, we couldn't do it without the support of our loyal members. We appreciate you very much!

    NORCO Partner Hotels save you money!

    Planning to attend a local volleyball event including Powers for the RMR Region? Then make sure you get the best deal by asking for the NORCO Volleyball rate at any of the following hotels!

    Holiday Inn Express - Loveland

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    Holiday Inn Express Loveland

    6092 E Crossroads Blvd Loveland, CO 80538


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    Embassy Suites - Loveland

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    Embassy Suites - Loveland

    4705 Clydesdale Parkway  Loveland, CO 80538


    Ask for the NORCO Volleyball Club Rate with client

    # 000 272 5468

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    Candlewood Suites

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    Candlewood Suites Loveland

    6046 E Crossroads Blvd Loveland, Co 80538


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    Comfort Inn - Loveland

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    Comfort Inn - Loveland

    1500 N Cheyenne Ave Loveland, Co 80538


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