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Bloomington, IL  61705


Phone:  (309) 829-3671

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Bringing Volleyball Excellence to Central Illinois



Thank you to everyone who attended tryouts over the past two weeks.  The mandatory player/parent meetings are the week of November 17th.  All players should have received the sheet with their assigned date/time. 

Below is the the list of the players selected for the 2014-15 Elite program after Sunday's tryout.  If you are not on the list below, you have been automatically placed in the Expansion program.

2014-15 Elite Program Selections


The 2014-15 Informational Meeting packet is now posted below.  Online Registration for HS Club tryouts is now open!  Please be sure to UPDATE YOUR PLAYER'S GRADE.


2014-2015 HS Informational Meeting Packet


2015 HS Informational Meeting and Tryout Flyer


Important Dates:

  • The 2014-15 Informational meeting is Sunday, October 26th at 7:00 PM. 

  • Tryouts for the Expansion program will be Sunday, November 9th.

  • Tryouts for the Elite program will be Sunday, November 16th. 

    • Details/Times can be found on the flyer above

  • Mandatory Parent/Player meetings will be the week of November 17th.  Details/Times will be found in the Informational Meeting packet and will be handed out after tryouts.


GROUP LESSON TIMES/SESSIONS ARE BEEN UPDATED THROUGH NOVEMBER 23rd AND CAN BE VIEWED ON THE PRIVATE LESSONS PAGE (and note the times have been changed from what was originally listed)


  • NEW INFO 10/26/14 - The 2015 HS Club Informational meeting packet along with the tryout dates flyer is now posted on the "HS Tryout Information" page.  PLEASE be sure to update your player's grade when registering for tryouts.

  • NEW INFO 10/3/14 - Fall Youth program October calendar now posted on the "Practice Schedule Page". 

  • NEW INFO 9/8/14 - Due to the high turnout for the Sunday Junior High Prep Program, the practice times for the Sunday programs have been adjusted.  The Sunday Junior High Prep Program will practice from 2:00-4:00 PM (instead of 3:00-5:00) and the Sunday Elite Team Training Program will practice from 4:00-7:00 PM (instead of 3:00-6:00).


  • NEW INFO 7/01/14 - Congratulations to all Illini Elite teams for a great showing at the 2014 AAU National Championships in Orlando, Florida!  It was the 1st time for our youth teams (13's/14's) attended and our high school teams came home with two Silver medals and Runner-Up trophies

17 Cardinal finished 2nd in the 17 Open and 16 Black finished 2nd in the 16 Club!  For the complete results list, click HERE.

Congratulations to all of the Illini Elite teams and to the players who made the All-American Teams!  (17 Cardinal - Courtney Pence, Lauren Anderson, Maddie Moser.  16 Black - Kayla Gadberry, Taylor Gibson, Sydney Benchley).  For the complete list click HERE.

Team Finish
13 Black 55th out of 108 teams 13 Club
13 Cardinal 29th out of 31 teams 13 Open
14 White 38th out of 118 teams 14 Classic
14 Black 72nd out of 139 teams 14 Club
14 Cardinal 23rd out of 31 teams 14 Open
15 White 69th out of 126 teams 15 Classic
15 Black 90th out of 123 teams 15 Club
15 Cardinal 25th out of 44 teams 15 Open
16 White 31st out of 111 teams 16 Classic
16 Black 2nd out of 138 teams 16 Club
16 Cardinal 13th out of 83 teams 16 Open
17 Black 15th out of 99 teams 17 Club
17 Cardinal 2nd out of 59 teams 17 Open
18 Black 21st out of 87 teams 18 Club
18 Cardinal

37th out of 49 teams 18 Open


  • NEW INFO 4/22/14 -  "Other Tournaments Link" is updated with the 1st Alliance Spring Event, Lakeshore VolleyFest and Team Indiana websites and links.

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








  • 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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