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Congrats to RCHS & Coach Rich

Congrats to coach Rich Thompson/ OVA Asst. Director for a 3rd place finish in the Metro League. Good luck in playoffs!

Congrats to CKM & Coach Rick

Congrats to coach Rick Reyes/ OVA Club Director for a 1st place finish in the Metro League & undefeated season (12-0)

Good luck in playoffs!

What is Gold Medal Squared Philosophy?

"Gold Medal Squared is the collaborative effort of some of our countries most successful and experienced coaches. Founded by the late Dr. Carl McGown in 1985, today the tradition of excellence lives on. Our staff has been at the top of the game at every level: High School, Club, Collegiate, Professional Foreign Leagues, and International competition."- GMS

Our Club Director, Rick Reyes, has his credential in Gold Medal Squared, and has been pursuing its teachings since 2008. Everything from Swing Blocking, 4-Step approach, Passing, and Serving Mechanics details the GMS philosophy.

Testimonials from Parents

The ENTIRE OVA coaching staff is fantastic--knowledgeable, professional, patient, and encouraging.  Thanks for giving our kids of all skill levels a chance and instilling confidence in them!!  --VVF

The positive training environment and the bonds she has made with her teammates are just a couple of reasons why my daughter enjoys playing for OVA. As a beginner she has learned so much already and it’s wonderful seeing her confidence grow! Thank you OVA!! 
-Claire 

"You’ve given my daughter confidence and teamwork skills!!!". Anonymous

"Coach Rich Thompson works impressively well with my daughter, Tilda, by focusing on every body mechanic and letting her know when a movement looks out of place"... Tionni

"We have been so impressed with the coaching our daughter has received through OVA—the coaches and atmosphere are very positive, encouraging, and give the team confidence to master new skills and techniques"....Megan and Matt Moyneur

OVA VOLLEYBALL CLINICS

For ALL Grades: Fall Clinics are for only players that do NOT want to play in the 2022 Club Season. OVA Clinic Registration.

CLINICS WILL DISCONTINUE IN JANUARY

  • Times: Grades 9-12 from 3:00-4:00pm
  • Times: Grade 5-7 from 4:00-5:00pm
  • Times: Grade 8 from 5:00-6:00pm
  • Where: Midtown YMCA 2021 W st.
  • Fee: $20 per clinic
  • Pay via Venmo: rick-reyes-34

All clinics are tailored for players interested in gaining more experience in all facets of the game. Very helpful when wanting to to improve your skills for your school team.

What you will learn:

  1. 4-step approach,
  2. Swing block, Perimeter block, 1- step, 2- step, etc...
  3. Passing/ Serve- Receive
  4. Setting: Go, Hut, 4's, 1's, 5's, OOS, All Tempos.
  5. Serving: float, jump float and top spin.

Gym Locations


Midtown YMCA- 2021 W Street


Simmons Center- 25 Massie Court

Join a Team for the 2022 Season

Please fill out form when trying out for a team for the 2022 Club Season

Please see Sunday schedule:

  • Grades 9-12 from 3-4pm
  • Grades 5-7 from 4-5pm
  • Grades 8 from 5-6pm

All practices will be held in Midtown, Land Park, or South Sacramento... If you're interested in trying out for one of our teams, please contact us at ovavolleyballrick@gmail.com, or call Rick at (916) 505-0215.

Your $250 deposit reserves a position on one of our teams. This allows you to train through December for all players.

steps for playing on a team

1. Fill out the online commitment form.
2. Pay $250 to you via Venmo at rick-reyes-34
3. Register at www.aauvolleyball.org and fill out "Youth Memberships", and pay $14 for the season (ends on 8/31/22).
Enter our club code: W35W5D This will cover for all insurances, pertaining to indoor volleyball. 
4. Await further instructions from the Director regarding additional paperwork, purchasing a jersey, etc.
5. Have your child attend the Sunday clinics as possible until the season starts
Boys & Girls Club in Midtown- G & 12th st.

Boys & Girls Club

Boys volleyball- sign up for more info

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We are very excited to introduce OVA Boys' Volleyball. Please enter your contact information here in order to receive our club news.

OVA 2021 Season Photos

  • OVA 15 Nike places 3rd in 16U Div Tourney
  • Coaches Rich and Rick
  • Copeland and Chloe pose
  • Erin and Kira
  • Sofia J says all good here
  • Rick directs Prime players
  • Grass coaches Rich, Brittany, Christian, Juliana and Rick
  • Sofia attacks for a point!
  • Big block!
  • Thanks Kucina @ Lumpia for the amazing food!
  • Grass Kickoff Meeting
  • Adaleena, Sophia, Cassie and Isabella pose!
  • Celebrating Seniors, Ellie, Gabby, Sydney, Taylor and Olivia
  • OVA 14 Gold place 3rd in 14U Division
  • Grass League Kick Off
  • Coach Rich 1st day at Simmons

OVA 2020 Season Photos

  • 14 Premier at Golden State Classic
  • 14 Power at first tournament
  • 14 Premier team bonding
  • 14 Power warming up
  • 14 Power on break
  • 14 Premier
  • 15 Premier Black
  • 15 Premier Gold
  • 14 Power at Golden State Classic places 10th
  • OVA 14 Power & 14 Premier teams at Golden State Classic
  • 14 Prime at first tournament
  • 13 & 14 Prime teams in team huddle

OVA gives back

During these trying times, I have been handing out food at Leataata Elementary School to much needed families. Additionally, I have been donating soccer jerseys to children. It feels good to give back! Thanks to Kombat Soccer for their contribution of the jerseys. It's made many kids smile! -RR

Giving to children of Colombia

OVA gives back! The purpose for OVA Foundation is to provide children from Colombia with much needed volleyball equipment to our little sister club in Calima, and clothing to the boys and girls of Bolivar. My recent trip to Colombia in December 2019, was to give boys and girls from my mother's home town of Bolivar the gift of clothing. My next trip to Colombia is to provide volleyballs, t-shirts, shoes and uniforms to our newly adopted volleyball academy in Calima, and more clothing and shoes to the youth of Bolivar. Thank you Kombat Ink for your kind donations.

  • Giving out t-shirts
  • Child receiving uniform
  • Kids receiving new jerseys
  • Donating to local volleyball club
  • Calima Volleyball Club players posing for photo

OVA Clinics every Sunday

Technical development offered at clinics

OVA Club 2021 Season

We are prepared for the 2021 season

Contact Us

Contact Us

Olympus Volleyball Academy

Phone: 916-505-0215