Peak Volleyball camps this summer at Tahoe |

Peak Volleyball camps this summer at Tahoe

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Peak Volleyball Camps will host two beach volleyball camps and an indoor volleyball camp around Lake Tahoe and Truckee this summer.

These camps include the Donner Lake Beach Volleyball Camp on July 17-19, Tahoe City Volleyball Camp on July 21-23 with optional overnight dorms, and the Zephyr Cove Beach Volleyball Camp on July 26-28.

Open to girls and boys of any experience level, the camps are for students who will be entering fifth through 12th grade. The camp coaches offer skills training, position training, game scenarios, and a tournament. Court-side HD video, speed radar and other technology is utilized to help players improve.

Camp Director Mike Welch was a 17-year veteran NCAA Division I and II college head coach, and twice served as head coach of the USA Youth National Team. Welch served as head coach at Idaho State University, the University of North Florida and Morehead State University. He played collegiate club volleyball both Chico State and Pierce College in Los Angeles and before that he was an all-CIF Los Angeles section player for Chatsworth High School.

Joining Welch at each of the three camps will be former California State University Monterey Bay head coach Jody Garry, who led the Otters to their first-ever national Top 25 ranking. She was also the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at both Washington State University and Idaho State University.

The sixth annual Donner Lake Beach Volleyball Camp will be July 17-19 at West End Beach in Truckee. The camp features a lakefront beach and grass volleyball courts and concludes with a fun beach volleyball tournament.

The seventh annual Tahoe City Volleyball Camp on July 21-23 will be held at North Tahoe High School. This camp has an overnight option at the Granlibakken Resort that includes dorm accommodations, meals, Tahoe Treetop Adventure and evening activities for an additional $230.

The second annual Zephyr Cove Beach Volleyball Camp will be July 26-28 at the Zephyr Cove Resort on Lake Tahoe. The final day highlights a beach volleyball tournament.

Visit http://www.PeakVolleyball or e-mail for more information. Information may also be obtained by calling 530-448-0519. The $250 registration fee includes a free drawstring backpack. Register for two or more camps and receive a $40 discount on each additional camp.