Tom Pingel

Tom Pingel is our Featured Speaker

We are very excited to welcome home Tom Pingel to the Hoosier state. Many veteran coaches know him from his outstanding playing career at Ball State University. Others might remember Pingel started the Circle City volley-ball club where he served as club director, facili-ty owner and event operator.

He left Indy in 1999 to work at the USA Volleyball office in Colorado Springs, CO where he coordinated the Indoor High Performance Department. In 2011, Pingel was also given the responsibility of running the Indoor Events for the USA Volley-ball. Currently, Pingel is exploring a multitude of business opportunities.


Serve/Serve Receive. Tom Pingel will train us on the all important first contact in volleyball. Coaches at any level can learn how to improve their teams critical first con-tact. Offensive Systems. Are you confused on which systems is right for your team? Are you a veteran coach looking to run a different offensive system? Listen and learn from an expert. Defensive Systems. Winning coaches will tell you it’s tough to beat a team with great a defense. Learn from one of the best on which system will work best for your team. Q & A. Pingel will take questions from the coaches attending the clinic. Learn some of the new technique, trends and concepts the USA volleyball teams are using.

LUNCH  – Part of clinic fee

Town Hall Meeting

  • Lindsey Atkinson, from the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS), will update our coaches on the state of the nation regarding high school volleyball.
  • New NCAA recruiting rules. Help your student-athletes get recruited knowing the rules NCAA has put in place for volleyball. Veteran coaches will also give insights on how open doors for your players.
  • Update on rules changes at the state and national level.
  • Other expert speakers will discuss many of the issues coaches presented with the spring poll of what you wanted to hear at the clinic.

Brad McCarter, Lafayette Central Catholic High School (Main Court)  Attack Options.

Brian Murray, Brebeuf Jesuit High School, (Auxiliary Gym) Training the Libero

Michelle York, Heritage Christian High School (Classroom) Keeping Quality Stats.

Rhonda Low & Mary Hemer, Cathedral High School (Main Court) Blocking—from basics skills to advanced swing blocking

Stephanie Bloom, Yorktown High School  (Auxiliary Gym) Ball Control Drills/Competitive Practices

Jean Kesterson, retired Cathedral High School (Classroom) Teaching Leadership and Developing a Quality Staff

Clinic Flyer:  2018 Fall Clinic Flyer

On-site registration only.