3 Quest Drive, Unit #209

Bloomington, IL  61705


Phone:  (309) 829-3671

Fax:      (309) 823-9815


Bringing Volleyball Excellence to Central Illinois





The complete Spring Youth practice schedule for April 14 - June 8 has been posted on the "Practice Schedule" page. 


The April 12-13 13U/14U event schedule is now posted on the "Tournaments at Illini Elite" page.  You can also view the schedule HERE (note:  13 Maroon and 14 Silver were switched on 4/9...the schedule has been updated).


All team lists have been updated.   12U/13U/14U players can look on the "Illini Elite Teams" tab for their team name.  We are now working on updating the practice schedule.


  • NEW INFO 4/05/14 -  April HS Elite practice schedule now posted.


  • NEW INFO 10/31/13 -  GROUP LESSONS ARE NOW UPDATED THROUGH DECEMBER.  GO TO THE "PRIVATE LESSONS" PAGE FOR ALL OF THE DETAILS.   If you would like to schedule a private lesson, contact Joe at the office.  Please read the updated 2013-2014 Group Lesson/Private Lesson flyer for options and pricing.

  • NEW INFO 10/27/13 -  The 2013-14 HS Informational Meeting packet and tryout registration instructions have been posted on the "HS Tryout Information" page.  The 2013-14 Informational Meeting/Tryout Dates Flyer is also posted on that page.   

  • NEW INFO 9/06/13 -  A complete September/October practice calendar for the Fall Youth Program has been posted on the "Practice Schedule" page. 

  • NEW INFO 8/06/13 -  ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  ALL 2013 FALL JUNIOR HIGH & YOUTH PROGRAM  INFORMATION - FLYERS AND ONLINE REGISTRATION LINKS - CAN BE FOUND ON THE "YOUTH/JR.HIGH PROGRAMS" PAGE.   This fall we will once again have our Fall Youth Program and Fall Youth Clinics (including Mini-Volleyball) as we have done in past years and NEW this year will be a Junior High Elite Team Training Program to prepare selected 7th/8th graders for an expanded 2014 Spring Youth season.  Please view/read/print all of the informational flyers for all of the details. 

  • NEW INFO 8/01/13 -  THANK YOU TO ALL TEAM WHO COMPETED IN THE 2013 SUMMER LEAGUE.  And a big thanks to our mild summer with no 100+ degree days!!! 

  • NEW INFO 7/03/13 - Congratulations to all Illini Elite teams for a great showing at the 2013 AAU National Championships in Orlando, Florida!  Four of our Elite teams had top 10 finishes!

    Team Record Finish
    15 White 7-3 9th out of 106 teams 15 Classic
    15 Black 6-5 71st out of 175 teams 15 Club
    15 Cardinal 6-4 9th out of 63 teams 15 Open
    16 White 10-3 57th out of 98 teams 16 Classic
    16 Black 8-3 27th out of 192 teams 16 Club
    16 Cardinal 9-2 9th out of 90 teams 16 Open
    17 Black 4-6 50th out of 153 teams 17 Club
    17 Cardinal 6-5 19th out of 80 teams 17 Open
    18 Black 4-6 51st out of 111 teams 18 Club
    18 Cardinal 9-2

    5th out of 46 teams 18 Open

    Danielle Davis - 2013 AAU 18 Open All-American



  • NEW INFO 5/20/13 - Congratulations to the Illini Elite 16 Cardinal team for winning the 16U Great Lakes Power League.  This huge accomplishment is the first Great Lakes Power League championship by any Illini Elite team.  For complete results and information you can go to:

  • NEW INFO 5/13/13 - Attention all 14U, 14U Elite and 13U Elite team parents:  This week at practice we will be handing out an information sheet regarding the SPVB Youth Classic event on June 1-2 (along with some other information).  If your player is going to miss practice this week, we have provided a copy of the letter HERE. 

  • NEW INFO 4/16/13 - Congratulations are in order for several Illini Elite teams for their success at recent events. 

    • Illini Elite 18 Cardinal, 16 Cardinal and 15 Cardinal all won their respective divisions at the AAU Super Regional Event on April 6-7 that was held in Bloomington and Peoria. 

    • At the 2013 JVA World Challenge April 12-14 in Louisville, KY the Illini Elite 16 Cardinal team won the 16 Open division championship, while 18 Cardinal finished 2nd in the 18 Open division.  For more information on the JVA World Challenge, including the complete results, click HERE.

    We will post some pictures soon!


  • NEW INFO 3/27/13 - Congratulations to the Illini Elite 16 Cardinal team for winning the 2013 Team Indiana Exposure Event in Indianapolis!

  • NEW INFO 3/06/13 - Congratulations to the Illini Elite 16 Cardinal team for winning the 2013 Showcase at the Dells 16U division with a 2 set win over Sports Performance 16 Elite in the final.  Lauren Anderson was named Tournament MVP and was joined by Bailey Mason and Hannah Collins on the All-Tournament team.  Congrats also go out to Illini Elite 16 Black who finished 3rd with Tyler Brown being named to the All-Tournament team (Honorable Mention to Haley Limper and Alex Bogusz) and Illini Elite 17 Cardinal who finished 3rd in a very tough 17U division with Brandi Donnelly named to the All-Tournament team (Honorable Mention to Morgan Green and Jessica Lee).  Great showing by all Illini Elite teams at the Showcase!


  • NEW INFO 2/20/13 - Congratulations to the Illini Elite 16 Black team for winning the 2013 SPVB President's Day Challenge 16 Club division with an undefeated 8-0 record.  Tyler Brown was named Tournament MVP and Alex Bogusz was named to the All-Tournament team.  Nice work, ladies!


  • NEW INFO 2/20/13 - Thank you to all teams/players who participated in the Central President's Day event in Bloomington and Peoria.  It was our largest President's Day event to date and we hope everyone had a great experience.  Congratulations to Iowa Rockets 16 Gold for winning the 16U division and Rapid Fire 18 Black for winning the 18U division.


  • Former Illini Elite coach and friend - Linzi Rector - passed away on Friday, February 1st after a long, courageous battle with cancer.  Linzi was just 27 years old.  She coached in our high school Elite program from 2007-2009 while working at State Farm before relocating to New York for a job opportunity.  Her obituary can be found at  Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family. 

Linzi A. Rector

May 24, 1985 - February 1st, 2013



****TO FIND THE AVAILABLE GROUP LESSON TIMES/DATES/SESSIONS  -  go to the "Private Lessons" page. 

For all Great Lakes Power League Schedules (GLPL) and directions to all of the sites used for those events, go to the "Tournaments" button from the menu on the left and then the "Great Lakes Power League" button or go to


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