Women’s Volleyball

Congratulations to the our graduating Cougar Alumni:

Amanda Venable-Strong (McClymonds HS) (COA 11-12); College of Alameda 2017

Eboni Green (Salesians HS) (COA 12-13); Texas Southern University 2017 – Cum Laude

Jasmine Cruz (JFK-Guam) (COA 13-14); Alcorn State University 2017 – Magna Cum Laude

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~Head coach Linda Thompson and first year assistant coach Taylor Elliott (Bishop O’Dowd HS ’12) have shared many years together, building a professional relationship as coach and player during the Cougars 2013 and 2014 volleyball seasons and now as coach and coach.~

The College of Alameda women’s volleyball team are seeking experienced volleyball players who are interested in playing on our intercollegiate volleyball team. You must be a good student in the classroom, have excellent work ethics, a team player and the willingness to put in hard work. Please contact Head Coach Linda Thompson at (510) 388-6185.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES INFORMATION

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES:

 

SUMMER SESSION – THE COUGAR WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM ARE INVOLVED IN WEIGHT TRAINING, PLYOMETRIC CONDITIONING, AND IMPROVE VOLLEYBALL SKILLS FOR SIX WEEKS DURING THE SUMMER SESSION. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES BE ENROLL IN 3 ACADEMIC UNITS.

FALL SEMESTER – 12-15 ACADEMIC UNITS, INCLUDING INTERCOLLEGIATE VOLLEYBALL & CONDITIONING CLASSES (it is recommended all academic courses be taken between the hours of 8:00am-12:00pm to not interfere with team practice and games).

SPRING SEMESTER – 15 ACADEMIC UNITS, INCLUDING WEIGHT TRAINING & VOLLEYBALL CLASSES.

NEW STUDENT-ATHLETES:  BEFORE YOU CAN REGISTER IN ANY ACADEMIC COURSES, you must complete the following steps below.

    • Complete college application at CCC Apply:  www.cccapply.org
    • Take the Assessment Test for English and Math or produce your High School transcript. An application for admission must be filed with the admissions and records office prior to taking the assessment test. Contact the testing center (510) 748-5267,  to make an appointment. If you tested at another campus, bring a copy with you to be exempted. Note: There are some exemptions, please contact the testing office for qualifications.
    • Meet with Edwin Towle, Athletics Academic Counselor – Call (510) 748-5201 to schedule an appointment.
    • Enroll On-Line www.alameda.peralta.edu
    • Register for classes – There are certain weeks throughout the year to register. The course catalog provides the necessary information.  Call Admissions (510) 748-2227.
    • Fill out Financial Aid Forms at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov  If you need further information, call Financial Aid Services at (510) 748-2391.

(Note: If you have any questions, please contact Coach Thompson at (510) 388-6185 or send email to: cougarvb@peralta.edu )


The College of Alameda abides by the provisions of the California Community College Athletic Code as well as the specifications imposed by the Bay Valley Conference (BVC) and the Calfornia Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA). The nature of these requirements are very exacting. Athletes are advised to become thoroughly familiar with the requirements to avoid loss of eligibility. A copy of the State Athletic Code is on file in the office of the Athletic Director.

CURRENT COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA STUDENT-ATHLETES:  To be eligible for intercollegiate competition:  Freshman must be enroll in a minimum of 12 academic units and the 3 unit ATHL71 volleyball course.

If you competed during your freshman year, for your sophomore year, you must have passed a total of 24 units prior to the 2nd season with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.0

TRANSFERRING STUDENTS FROM ANOTHER CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE/4-YEAR COLLEGE WHO COMPETED ONE YEAR:  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE YOUR 2ND SEASON OF VOLLEYBALL AT THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA, you must have completed 24 Units (12 of those academic units must have been completed at the College of Alameda.

*****ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES (FRESHMEN OR TRANSFERRING IN) MUST COMPLETE THEIR 2-YEAR STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN (SEP) BEFORE PRACTICING. SEE EDWIN TOWLE, ATHLETIC ACADEMIC COUNSELOR IN THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE.*****

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2015 Cougar Volleyball

The Cougars finished 7th place in the Bay Valley Conference.  Sophomore middle hitter Nadia Bedard received Bay Valley All-Conference First Team and sophomore libero Ashley Saelee was honorable-mentioned.

WHERE ARE THEY GOING ??

NADIA BEDARD
San Jose State University

MONICA PAYUMO
University of California, Berkeley

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2014 Cougar Volleyball
The Cougars finished 6th place in the Bay Valley Conference.  Led by sophomores Jasmine Cruz and Taylor Elliott, and freshman Nadia Bedard. Sophomore Elliott received Bay Valley All-Conference First Team and Cruz received Honorable-mentioned.

WHERE ARE THEY GOING TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL?

TAYLOR ELLIOTT
San Jose State University and transferred to CSU EastBay
http://www.sjsuspartans.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/taylor_elliott_974564.html

JASMINE CRUZ
Alcorn State University
http://www.alcornsports.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1323&path=wvball

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2013 Cougar Volleyball

The Cougars finished 2nd place in the Bay Valley Conference last season and earned a berth to the “Sweet 16”; finishing among the top 16 in the State.  Sophomore Eboni Green received Bay Valley All-Conference First Team.

WHERE ARE THEY GOING TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL?

EMILY CARVER
Southern Connecticut State University
http://www.southernctowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=3813&path=wvball

EBONI GREEN
Texas Southern University
http://tsuball.com/index.aspx?path=wvball

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