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CVC Looking for Coaches for the 2015-16 Season


We are looking forward to another great club season starting in November. We have a few spots open for the upcoming season for both Head and Assistant coaches. Our coaches are some of the best in the area and if you are interested in joining our staff, please contact us as soon as possible with your contact information and a brief description of your experience coaching volleyball.

Michael Bossom
Head Coach, Columbia Volleyball Club

4 CVC Players Make 2015 CHRVA High Performance Teams


Congratulations to four CVC players for trying out and making the 2015 CHRVA High Performance Teams. These players will train with their respective teams and then compete in The 2015 USAV HP Championships which will be held at the Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa from July 21-25, 2015. We also had a player make the CHRVA HP Outdoor (Sand) Team as well. Way to go ladies!

Lisa Zoch, 15U Storm, Select Team

Megan Conger, 17Y Eclipse, Youth Team

Elayna Williams, 16U Lightning, Youth Team

Isabel Paci, 17U Eclipse, Sand Team

CVC 16U Thunder Wins Silver medal at MVSA 16’s tournament


CVC 16U Thunder took the Silver medal at the MVSA 16’s tournament at Montgomery College in Rockville MD on Sunday, May 17, 2015.
The team won all sets in the pool play and were ranked first going into playoffs.  Thunder lost in the final round for the gold medal and took second.

Two CVC Players Place 3rd in Mid-Atlantic First Rites of Summer Tournament


Alexa Welch and Lisa Zoch placed 3rd out of 60 doubles teams in the Mid-Atlantic Volleyball First Rites of Summer Beach Volleyball Tournament, 16U-B Division.  The tournament was held at Rehoboth Beach on May 9, 2015.  Way to go!

CVC 15U Typhoons Win CHRVA 15s Regionals-Club-Silver


The CVC 15U Typhoons placed first this past Sunday, April 26 at the CHRVA 15s Regionals – Club – Silver at the Discovery Center in Germantown, MD.  Great job!

CVC 12U Falcons win GOLD at Revolutionary Rumble


Entering the Williamsburg, VA multi-day tournament as top seed of 20 teams, the Falcons battled against teams from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Only losing 2 sets over two days, the Falcons finished Gold beating out East Carolina (ECJVC) 12 Black in the finals on April 26, 2015.  Fantastic!

CVC 12U Falcons Wins Bid to USAV Nationals at CHRVA Regional Championships


We are excited to announce that the CVC 12U Falcons will represent CVC and CHRVA at the 2015 USAV Junior Girls National Championships in New Orleans, LA this Summer. The Falcons won their bid at the CHRVA Open Regional Championships on April 19, 2015.

CVC 12U Owls Wins Silver Medal at the CHRVA 12s Regional Club Championships


The CVC 12U Owls team won the Silver Medal at the CHRVA 12s Regional Club Championships on Saturday, April 18th, which was played at the Maryland Juniors Sports Center.  Pictured are Front Row – Gabby Tseytlin (Mount View Middle), Ayanna Pharaoh (Bond Mill ES), Liz Ott (Sudbrook Magnet MS), Julia Mamo (Mount View Middle).  Second Row – Brooke Laumann (Clarksville ES), Holli Kraisser (Centennial Lane ES), Claire Kelly (Clarksville MS), Brianna Bossom (Halethorpe ES), Twyla Thorton, Emily Hollwedel (Burleigh Manor MS), Amina Brown (Lake Elkridge MS).  Coaches  – Emily Bush and Jessie Link.

CVC 14U Cardinals Win Gold at MDJRs 14s Mixed


The CVC 14U Cardinal girls took the Gold Medal at the MD Juniors 14s Mixed tournament in Jessup, MD on April 19th.  They were undefeated in both pool play and the playoffs on their way to winning gold!

CVC 15U Storm win Gold at BAVA 15’s Invitational


The CVC 15U Storm girls are continuing a strong second half of the season by winning gold at the BAVA 15’s Invitational in Chestertown, MD on April 19th.  The Storm won five matches in ten sets on the way to the gold medal.

Save the Date: CVC End-of-Season Party, June 10th


Please save the date for our end-0f-season celebration. We will be at Centennial Park in Ellicott City on Wednesday, June 10th from 5:30pm – 8:00pm.

We will have more information coming, but we wanted to get the word out so that everyone can make plans to attend. One last chance to celebrate another great CVC season with your coaches, teammates and families.


CVC 15U Storm finishes 19th at Big South in Atlanta and 9th at NEQ in Philly


The CVC 15U Storm girls have really outdone themselves this weekend and last weekend.  The Storm made the final of the Silver A bracket at Big South in Atlanta and finished 19th overall out of 136 teams over Easter weekend.  The previous weekend, the Storm made the Gold bracket at NEQ in Philadelphia and finished 9th overall out of 83 teams!  Major accomplishments for the girls!   Great job!

CVC 12U Falcons Win Gold at NVVA 12’s Spring Fling Tournament


The Columbia Volleyball Club Falcons (12-U) claim their pot of Gold (Medal) at the NVVA 12’s Spring Fling Tournament in Sterling, VA on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Fourteen (14) teams competed from Maryland, Virginia and DC. The Falcon’s battled hard losing only 1 game the entire day in pool play. They went on to the gold bracket for playoffs and won their first set of games against MVSA 12 Firecrackers. The Falcons then advanced to the finals defeating FRDJR claiming the Gold Medal and earning a place among the top teams in the CHRVA Region.


CVC 15U Typhoon wins Gold at BAVA 15s Invitational


The CVC 15U Typhoons placed first this past Saturday, March 14 at the BAVA 15’s Invitational held at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.  Congratulations on a fantastic tournament!

CVC 17U Eclipse take Silver at CVC 17’s Open

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The 17U Eclipse team won the Silver Medal at the CVC 17’s Open on March 8th.  Congratulations!

CVC 12U Falcons Place Gold at Columbia 12’s Open Invite Tournament


It’s another Gold Medal for the CVC 12U Falcons who placed first out of eight teams in the Columbia 12’s Invite Open Tournament in North Laurel, Maryland on March 7, 2015. Falcons were undefeated the entire day!

CVC 15U Typhoon win NVVA 15’s Avalanche Tournament


The 15U Typhoon Team won the NVVA 15’s Avalanche Tournament in Sterling, VA on February 22, 2015.  Great job ladies!

CVC Players Win “BEST” Awards at the Capitol Hill Classic


Two CVC players were recently named “BEST BLOCKER” and “BEST SETTER” at the Capitol Hill Classic in Washington DC over the Presidents Day Weekend.

Saadia Sahadeo of the 16U Lightning, a Junior at Northwood High School, won Best Blocker in the 16U Patriot Division. Saadia, pictured above with her coach Michael Rainbow, helped her team finish with a strong showing in the Gold Bracket of the newly-formed Patriot Division.

Brenna O’Reilly of the 12U Falcons, a student at St. Louis School, won Best Setter in the 12U Division while helping lead her team to a 3rd place finish in the Gold Bracket.

12U Falcons Lead the Way for CVC at the Capitol Hill Classic


Columbia Volleyball Club has been participating in the Capitol Hill Classic since its beginnings 9 years ago, and for the first time all CVC teams participated in the event where more than 850 teams competed over the Presidents Day Weekend in Washington DC. The tournament, hosted by Metro Atlantic Volleyball Club, has grown tremendously over the years and now has a qualifier-like feel to it as teams come from all over the country to compete with team from the CHRVA region.

The 12U Falcons had an outstanding weekend, finishing with the Bronze Medal by finishing third in the Gold Bracket for the 12U division. The Falcons finished with a 6-2 match record, falling in the semi-final to the eventual division champion.

The 16U Lightning also had a strong weekend with a 5-2 Match record, finishing in the Gold Bracket of the newly-formed Patriot division.

The 17U Eclipse started strong on Saturday and finished up in the Silver bracket of the Patriot division with a 9-6 (60%) set record

Other results from the Capitol Hill Classic:

12U Owls – Finished strong with taking the Flight 4 Bracket, in their first multi-day tournament

13U Hawks – Also playing in their first multi-day tournament, finished strong by taking the Flight 4 Bracket in the Club division

13U Eagles – After a strong 2-1 start on Saturday, finished in the Bronze Bracket in the Open division

14U Cardinals – Many players in their first multi-day tournament, an outstanding 3-0 finish Sunday, finishing in Flight 2A in the Club division

14U Condors – Finished in Flight 2 of the Open division

15U Typhoon – Finished with a strong 6-3 match record, going 3-0 on Saturday and finishing in the Bronze C bracket of the Club division

15U Storm – Finished in Flight 1 of the Open division

16U Thunder – Outstanding 7-1 match record, won Flight 2C of the Club division

 18U Comets – After an outstanding 3-0 Sunday, finished in Flight 1B of the Open Division


CVC 16U Lightning Take Gold at Columbia Presidents Tournament

The 16U Lightning won the gold bracket at the Columbia Presidents Fest -2 Day Tournament on 2/8/15.  Nice job, ladies!