New York Strangers will be running volleyball clinics for kids from ages 8 to 15 years old. The clinics will be for beginner level players and there will be two separate sessions available for the public to sign-up.
Location: P.S. 134 – 293 East Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10002
Dates & Time:
Clinic #1 (COMPLETED) – Feb 11, Feb 18 & Feb 25 (Drop Off: 9:15AM – Pick Up: 12:45PM)
Sign-up for clinic # 2 here: (Now Open)
*Space is limited to 25 participants
For more information, email: email@example.com
Session I Coach:
Micah Acoba is a former Division I volleyball coach. As the head coach at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, he guided the program to its most successful season in nine years and its best conference record in 16 years.
Acoba’s volleyball coaching career also includes head coach of the men’s club teams at Tufts University and Cornell University, assistant coach for the Seward Park Campus varsity boys’ team, coach for the NYC Starlings Volleyball Club, assistant coach of the varsity men’s teams at Hunter College and Baruch College, and head coach of the varsity women’s team at John Jay College. In NYC Chinatown, he was the head coach of the United East Athletics Association women’s club volleyball team and the men’s basketball team.
Acoba played setter and outside hitter for the Division I varsity men’s volleyball team at Harvard.
Session II Coach:
Winkie Hui grew up playing volleyball in Hong Kong and represented the Hong Kong Youth Volleyball Team in 2008 as a Middle Blocker. She completed the All China Secondary School Students Games and All China Secondary School Students Volleyball Tournament. She moved to New York in 2011 and recently graduated from LIU Post in Health and Physical Education major, minor in Japanese. After she came to New York, she participated 5 times in the North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament.
Winkie has 5 years of experience of coaching 12’s and under with NYC Juniors Volleyball Club and helped lead 4 teams to Junior Girls’ Volleyball Nationals. Aside from club volleyball, she also has 3 years of experience of coaching middle school and high school volleyball.