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UMPI hosts Volleyball Camp for youth

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Volleyball team will host a Volleyball Camp from July 22 to 26 for students in grades 6-12, providing an opportunity for area players to jumpstart their volley-ball season. UMPI’s own volleyball coach Mark Kornachuk and 2013 campus volleyball players will provide training in Wieden Gymnasium.

Coach Mark Kornachuk has 25 years of experience starting at the University of Tennessee. He and the UMPI Volleyball team will give lessons that include training in setting, serving, blocking and hitting was well as in team play like offenses and defense, position, and coverage for hits and blocks. Players of all skill levels will be challenged during this high-energy camp.

UMPI’s Volleyball Camp starts on Monday, July 22 and runs through Friday, July 26 between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch can be purchased in the dining area located at the Campus Center or participants can bring their own lunches from home. Proceeds from the camp will help the UMPI volleyball team meet its fundraising goals for the 2013 season.

Participants will need to bring appropriate clothes and non-marking court shoes. Knee pads are suggested but not required.

Cost for the camp is $50 per person, with a $10 discount for every participant who comes with a team of 6 individuals or more. The cost includes a T-shirt for each participant.

To learn more about the camp, or to view the brochure, visit the UMPI Owls Athletics website http://owls.umpi.edu/sports/wvball/2012-13/releases/201305079r3ucl. For more information, please contact Mark Kornachuk at 999-9836 or at mark.kornachuk@gmail.com.