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General IMPACT Information

IMPACT  (Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory)

  • All coaches are required to attend an IMPACT training course and become IMPACT Certified (Junior age asst. coaches included). This requirement helps cover liability issues for the Regions, Junior Clubs, Junior Teams and Junior Coaches.
  • Preferably coaches and assistant coaches should be certified before their first practices.
  • DEADLINE - for certification is February 15th or 6 weeks after registering.
  • High School coaching certifications will NOT be accepted to fulfill this requirement.
  • If you have attended a clinic in past years, this will meet the requirement.
  • All adult coaches must also complete SafeSport training. 
IMPACT Clinic Sign Up

To sign up for an Iowa Region IMPACT Clinic

  • Login to your USA Volleyball Membership page
  • On the left side bar, under USAV & Region Events, click on Region Coaching Clinics


Set Up an IMPACT Clinic

To set up an IMPACT Clinic you will need a site (room/classroom/cafeteria/church hall) and several dates that might work.

   Eastern Iowa Contact

Cedar Rapids (Michelle Goodall)
[email protected] (515-229-6114)

Iowa City (Kurt Trout)
[email protected] (319-621-5772)

Iowa City (David Rodgers)
[email protected] (319-337-3613)

   Central/ North Central Iowa Contact

Lynne Updegraff
[email protected] (515-727-1860)

Norm Hawkins
[email protected] (515-291-1523)

   All other Areas

Lynne Updegraff
[email protected] (515-727-1860)

IMPACT Manual Chapter 2

Chapter 2 from 2013-14 IMPACT manual on Risk Management.

A Must read.... a great Review......

- Click Here for Chapter 2

USA Volleyball On Demand IMPACT

USA Volleyball On Demand Webinar

If you are unable to make an Iowa Region session, you may take this 6 hour on demand and prerecorded clinic in your own home, at your own pace (within 21 days from start to finish). You can start/stop as your schedule allows and there is a required test at the conclusion.

Cost is $50 to Iowa Region Members.


IOWA IMPACT Clinic Options and Dates 

All coaches and assistant coaches regardless of age need to attend an IMPACT clinic. You are only required to attend the clinic once. You can check you membership card for IMPACT or CAP certification if you cannot remember.

Please check back periodically for additional options. 

Sign up for all Iowa Region clinics online through your log in on Webpoint (log in HERE and then locate registration options under "Region Coaching Clinic" tab on upper left). 

10/26 clinic canceled on 10/25 due to low enrollment.  Sunday, October 26, 3-7pm  Iowa Region Office, Clive, IA. Clinician: Brett Myres 

Wednesday, November 5, 6-10pm  Iowa Region Office, Clive, IA. Clinician: Lynne Updegraff 

Monday, November 17, 6-10pm  Iowa Region Office, Clive, IA. Clinician: Lynne Updegraff 

Tuesday, December 2, 6-10pm  Iowa Region Office, Clive, IA. Clinician: Lynne Updegraff 

Friday, December 5,  6-10pm  Iowa City HS, Iowa City, IA. Clinician: David Rodgers 

Saturday, December 13, 9am-1pm  Lewis Central HS, Council Bluffs, IA.  Clinician:  Brett Myres

Monday, December 15, 6-10pm  Iowa City, IA. Clinician: David Rodgers 

Monday, January 5, 5:30-9:30pm   Kennedy HS, Cedar Rapids, IA.  Clinician:   Michelle Goodall  Event canceled due to storm.

Thursday, January 8, 6-10pm  Live WEBINARClinicians: Lynne Updegraff & Michelle Goodall 

Wednesday, January 21, 5:30-9:30pm  Cedar Rapids, IA. Clinician: Michelle Goodall 

Monday, January 26, 5:30-9:30pm   Kennedy HS, Cedar Rapids, IA.  Clinician:   Michelle Goodall  NEW!

Last call! Wednesday February 11, 6-10pm  Live WEBINAR. Clinicians: Lynne Updegraff & Michelle Goodall.

Participants travel to the specified training site for a 4 hour onsite, interactive coaching clinic or participate in a 4 hour webinar from their own home. FREE to Iowa Region Members.

   USA Volleyball IMPACT Clinics & Webinars (for FEE options): 

Their clinics are listed HERE. Please note that while these clinics certainly fulfill your IMPACT requirements, there are fees associated with each of these clinics.