Former USA National Team member and present Head Coach of San Diego State University Women’s Volleyball Program Deitre Collins-Parker will lead the Scorpions Elite Volleyball Camp July 23rd,-July 27th, 2018 in Cambridge, Ontario.
WireService.ca Press Release (05/29/2018) Cambridge, ON - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are pleased to provide the details regarding their 2018 Elite Volleyball Camp.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club is the largest indoor and beach volleyball club in the Waterloo Region and surrounding area.
The club is proud to announce that USA volleyball legend Deitre Collins-Parker has agreed to lead our Elite Volleyball Camp.
Paul Langan, club founder states, “ Deitre Collins-Parker brings her wealth of playing and coaching experience to our camp. We have included a list of her incredible accomplishments below. As a coach she has a proven time and time again she has the skills to get the best out of her players. The club is pumped to have someone of Deitres qualifications to lead our camp.”
Camp Details Scorpions Elite Volleyball Camp
Deitre Collins-Parker Bio
Head Coach San Diego State University 2009 - Present
Head Coach Cornell University - 2004-2009 as the head coach at Cornell, where she led the Big Red to three Ivy League titles and two NCAA tournament appearances.
Collins-Parker spent the previous eight seasons as head coach at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, earning Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1998
Former member of the U.S. national volleyball team member. Collins-Parker was the starting middle blocker for the 1988 Olympic Team in Seoul, South Korea, and was an alternate for the 1992 team in Barcelona, Spain. She played in over 130 international matches
Three-time AVCA All-American at the University of Hawaii. As a collegian, Collins-Parker was a two-time Broderick Award honoree as the national player of the year (1983, 1984) after leading the Rainbow Wahine to consecutive national titles and a 110-5 record in her final three seasons. Collins capped off her career by becoming the first volleyball player to be awarded the Broderick Cup recipient, given to the nation's best collegiate athlete in all sports.
She was twice named to the NCAA all-tournament team and still holds the record for solo blocks in one NCAA tournament (15 in 1982). She was one of six players named to the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball 25th Anniversary Team in October 2005.
She played professionally in the Italian League (1988-89) and the French League (1989-91), capturing the French League Championship twice and the European Cup of Champions in 1990.
Collins-Parker was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame.
Collins-Parker is a member of the USA Volleyball Coaching Accreditation Program and is a CAP level III accredited coach.