Dunes Volleyball to host preseason training
By Anthony D. Alonzo Post-Tribune correspondent October 16, 2013 11:24PM
Updated: November 18, 2013 8:01AM
This year, the Dunes Volleyball Club of Northwest Indiana will roll out two options for venues for its popular preseason volleyball training.
DVC coaches said the preseason sessions held at the Dunes Operation Center (4744 E. Oak Knoll Rd., Rolling Prairie) and the Fieldhouse-Merrillville (899 E. 99th Court) are an opportunity for players to improve individual and team fundamentals for the 2014 club season.
The camps are open to all players in grades K to 12.
At the Dunes Operation Center, 8- to 10-year-old players will train on Mondays and Wednesdays from Oct. 21 to Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $85. Eleven- to 14-year-olds will train on the same dates from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a fee of $125.
Sessions for athletes ages 15 to 18 will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 31 to Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $100.
At the Fieldhouse-Merrillville, 8- to 11-year old players will train on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Nov. 5 to Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $85. Twelve- to 14-year-olds will train on the same dates from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a fee of $125. Sessions for athletes from 15 to 18 will be from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Cost is $125.
For more information, e-mail Rick Ashmore at email@example.com, or visit dunes.org.
Hoops coaching clinic: Hanover Central girls basketball announced its fall basketball coaches clinic.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Hanover Central Middle School (10631 W. 141st Ave., Cedar Lake) three area high school and college coaches will roll out the program. Registration starts at 9:15 a.m.
Guest instructors include Valparaiso University’s Tracey Dorow, Purdue Calumet’s Tom Megyesi and Wheeler High School’s Dustin Nelson.
At the camp, Nelson will present “Challenges of Building a Program.” Megyesi will focus on zone and man-to-man defense and Dorow will give instructions on baseline skills and drills for quick hitters.
Fees for the basketball clinic are $25 per coach and $20 for each assistant. For more information, call 508-5145, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steel Wheels BMX is inviting interested area residents to participate in a free new rider clinic taught by rising BMX standout and Munster resident Nicole Mirowski.
The event will be hosted at Steel Wheels (709 N. Hobart Rd., Hobart) at 3 p.m. Oct. 26. It precedes the registration for the 7 p.m. single-points race, which runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to the clinic that will focus on the basics of BMX racing.
For more information, call 406-9833, or visit steelwheelsbmx.com.