Ultra Ankle JVA AthLeader Award

2017 Ultra Ankle® JVA AthLeaders Announced - click here to view the 20 female student athletes selected.

Which players best represent your club? 

The 2017 Ultra Ankle® JVA AthLeader Award selects 20 girls indoor junior volleyball players who exemplify outstanding volleyball performance, academic excellence, leadership, responsibility, and selflessness.

As an organization committed to the growth and development of junior volleyball, we value the commitment and achievement of our JVA players. This award recognizes the top JVA member club players in the nation for outstanding achievement outside of the the volleyball court in the 15s-18s age divisions. 

Eligibility
Any player in grades 9-11 nominated by a JVA Club Director that displays leadership, responsibility, and success in extracurricular activities (i.e. volunteer work, honor roll, class officer, musical achievements, etc). Nominations will require the player's name, club, team, and a list of accolades earned outside of the volleyball court. Nominees must be freshman, sophomores or juniors in high school. Limit 3 players for age division per club.

Nomination Period
Nominations will be accepted April 10th - May 5th.

Selection Process
Awardees will be chosen by the JVA Awards Committee and announced May 15, 2017.

Recognition
Winners will be presented with a trophy at the JVA Midyear meeting at the AAU National Championships in Orlando, FL. Winners each receive an NCSA Athleadership Grant to provide guidance and exposure in the recruiting process.

Click here to view the 2016 JVA AthLeaders


2016 Ultra Ankle JVA AthLeader Award

Class of 2019

Elizabeth Ford
Outside Hitter
Sports Performance
GPA: 4.35
Committed: No
Madeline Altmann
Opposite/Right Side
MN Select
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Chyna Bacchus
Setter
Milwaukee Sting VBC
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Colleen DeLisle
Opposite/Right Side
Milwaukee Sting
GPA: 3.7
Committed: No
Ruchika Kamojjala
Opposite/Right Side
MN Select
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Katie Mather
Setter
1st Alliance
GPA: 4.6
Committed: No

Class of 2018

Elizabeth LaBue
Libero/Defense Specialist
Sports Performance
GPA: 3.55
Committed: No
Lily Landis
Setter
Club 43
GPA: 3.8
Committed: No
Ann Loncorich
Setter
MN Select
GPA: 3.81
Committed: No
Breland Morrissette
Middle Blocker
Southern Performance Volleyball Club
GPA: 3.9
Committed: No
Peyton Rogers
Setter
Axis Elite Volleyball Academy
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Alexis Tomlin
Middle Blocker
Grand Strand Juniors
GPA: 5.16
Committed: No

Class of 2017

Abby Brooks
Outside Hitter
NASA
GPA: 4.13
Committed: University of Alabama Huntsville ( UAH)
Kylie Cochran
Libero/Defense Specialist
PNK
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Aasha Dave
Middle Blocker
Sports Performance
GPA: 4.4
Committed: University of Chicago
Taylor Fisher
Libero/Defense Specialist
Adrenaline Volleyball Academy
GPA: 4.079
Committed: No
Iris Holman
Setter
MN Select
GPA: 4
Committed: No
Karina Kling
Middle Blocker
1st Alliance Chicago
GPA: 4.67
Committed: No
Francesca Macchiavello
Libero/Defense Specialist
Lexington United
GPA: 4.76
Committed: No
Cyrena Bedoian
Setter
Axis Elite Volleyball Academy
GPA: 4.7
Committed: No
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