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Dec. 3, 1997

UNLV Volleyball to be Represented at NCAA Clinic

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - UNLV volleyball Head Coach Deitre Collins and senior middle blocker Amy Ellenwood will be in attendance as some of the nation?s most successful collegiate volleyball coaches and student-athletes will be on hand when the NCAA conducts a youth clinic on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash.

The clinic, which Collins will participate in for the second consecutive year, is part of the NCAA Youth Education through Sports (YES) program and is being conducted in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Women?s Volleyball Championship. The clinic will provide youth programming which will focus on participant development and the student-athlete mentoring program.

YES clinic participants will discuss with student-athletes topics such as academics, goal-setting, developing mental skills and transferring what they learn in sports to other areas of their lives.

Parents will have the opportunity to discuss with clinic staff issues regarding youth sports. Additional topics relative to recruiting and admission requirements for collegiate student-athletes also will be discussed.

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