USVA Selects Botsford as an Assistant Coach for the USA Volleyball Girls' Select A1 Team
June 22, 2007
Coral Gables, Fla. – The United States Volleyball Association (USVA) has selected University of Miami women’s volleyball assistant coach Matt Botsford to serve on the coaching staff for the USA Volleyball Girls Select A1 team in July, it was announced Friday.
The USVA announced their roster for its Select A1 program, the top program USAV offers for volleyball players born in and after 1992.
Botsford, now in his fourth season with the Hurricanes, will assist Rod Wilde, assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin, who will serve as the program’s head coach. Along with Botsford, eight other individuals were chosen to serve as assistant coaches including Kevin Hambly (University of Illinois), Charlene Johnson-Tagaloa (former assistant at University of Nebraska), Todd Dagenais (University of Southern California), Addie Hauschild (UC Davis), Robyn Romansky (Texas A&M), Jason Tanaka (Texas Christian University), Louiella Lovely (former assistant at University of Notre Dame), and Jill Pearson (former assistant at University of Minnesota).
“I am very excited about the opportunity to work with the USA Volleyball program”, Botsford stated. “I look forward to coaching along-side the wonderful staff they have assembled.”
The Select A1 team will train and compete in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from July 16-26. The training portion will be July 16-21. After the training block, the group will be divided into four teams and compete representing USA Volleyball in the 2007 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships July 22-25. For more information on the USA Volleyball High Performance Championship log-on to www.usavolleyball.org.