Formerly known as Shank You, NIVA (Northern Indiana Volleyball Association), is in its second year with new directors, Adria Anderson (Phillips) and Jacquie Rost (Elkhart Memorial). Adria and Jacquie, along with Laurie Rhoades (Concord), will continue to run the club. We look forward to working with you all again and hope that everyone enjoys playing volleyball under the new name!!
This will be Adria's 10th year involved with this volleyball club. She has been a travel coach for the 16s, 17s and 18s. She took over as the director of travel after her third year with the club. As a co-director, she is in charge of the travel program, the NIVA website, AAU memberships and fees.
Jacquie was a founding member of Shank You Volleyball Club. She has been coaching for 19 years at Elkhart Memorial High School, with 18 of those years spent as the head coach. As a co-director, Jacquie will continue to be in charge of the Memorial Feeder program run through NIVA and also is responsible for club and travel uniforms, working with the head of the parent board and the fundraiser.
Laurie Rhoades has been involved with volleyball in our area for 19 years. She coached JV volleyball at Elkhart Central for six years before moving over to Concord. She has been coaching at Concord for 14 years, serving as the head coach for the last five. She has also been involved with this club for 14 years; 12 of them as the head of the Concord Feeder program and has also stepped in to run the power league. We are very happy to have her moving on with NIVA!!