Women's Pro Volleyball Team Launched In Florida!

Women's Pro Volleyball Team Launched In Florida!

Eustis : FL : USA | Jan 20, 2012 at 1:42 AM PST
Source: PRWeb
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January 20, 2012

The Florida Region is pleased to announce the first women’s indoor pro volleyball team in the history of Florida. USA Premier Volleyball League (PVL), sanctioned by USA Volleyball. The PVL will offer tournament play and a league championship event each year...There have been several attempts in the past to provide post collegiate opportunities, but this is the first that is starting at the grass roots level,” said Head Coach Nick Cheronis, former Associate Head Coach at UF. “Having coached at Florida for 18 seasons, there have been countless players who loved their playing experience so much, that they weren't ready to put the knee pads away just yet.” Benavia Jenkins, a former UF player, added “This is a great experience to be able to play on a pro team in Florida. Megan Wallin (Sarasota/Michigan State), Kristen Batt (Venice/Kentucky), Kisya Killingsworth (Deltona/UF), Benavia Jenkins (Fort Pierce/UF), Tanya Jarvis (Orlando/UCF), Adriana Fundora (Miami/FIU), Marcela Oliveira (Temple Terrace/USF), Katie Sanders (Ft...Their commitment to the Region has allowed stabilization of program costs over the years...The PVL has unlimited potential and could grow to become one of the largest professional sports leagues in the United States,” commented Steve Bishop, PVL Asst. Commissioner and Executive Director of the Florida Region. “With the potential of having up to 40 teams, I believe that our fans will enjoy seeing pro-level volleyball at many of the USA Volleyball sanctioned events in the United States...I am honored to be involved in the development and rollout of the first USA Volleyball sanctioned professional league and I invite all volleyball enthusiasts to get on board and help us make the PVL a permanent part of the volleyball landscape.”

About Florida Region of USA Volleyball:
The Florida Region of USA Volleyball was established in 1982 to promote the sport of volleyball and to create competitive playing opportunities for volleyball enthusiasts throughout the State of Florida. The Florida Region is a member of USA Volleyball and currently serves over 11,000 adult and junior members. Additional information on the Florida Region can be found at: http://www.FloridaVolleyball.org.

About USA Premier Volleyball League:
The USA PVL is a grass roots professional volleyball league beginning in 2012 and it will be made up of teams from among of the forty (40) regional volleyball associations across the United States. The USA PVL will be sanctioned by USA Volleyball and will offer tournament play and a League Championship event each year. Eustis, FL 32726
T: 352-742-0080 F: 352-414-5304
E: Krissy(at)FloridaVolleyball(dot)org W: http://www.FloridaVolleyball.org


For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/1/prweb9117813.htm

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