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HP Championship
Specific Age Divisions for HP Teams
  • Women's International Junior (WJNT) - Born in 1995 and after
  • Girl's International Youth (GYNT) - Born in 1998 and after
  • Girl's National Youth (GYNT) - Born in 1998 and after
  • Girl's National Select (GSEL) - Born in 2000 and after
  • Boy's International Youth - Born in 1996 and after
  • Boy's National - Born in 1997 and after
  • Boy's Regional - Born in 1997 and after
2015 HP Pre-Tournament Camp Info
  • Pre-Tournament Camp: Friday July 17-Monday July 20 at Simpson College, Indianola.
    All travel staff and team will meet at Simpson College for a pre-tournament training camp prior to our travel to Des Moines for the HPCs.  
    • Dates: Check in Friday morning July 18-trip departure Sunday evening July 20.
    • Location: Simpson College, Indianola IA
    • Check in: Check in will be Friday morning between 8am-9am.  
    • Training will begin at 10am.
    • Fee: No additional fee. Costs included in the travel team payment.
    • On Monday July 20, we will then travel to DSM for the High Performance Championships.  We will be lodging at a DSM area hotel for the duration of the HPCs.

Sunday July 19 scrimmages:   We will likely have open scrimmages on Sunday July 19.  Parents/spectators will be welcome.  More info to be announced.


HUGE thank you to our High Performance soft line sponsor--
GTM Sportswear!   

2015 HP Championship Tournament

The 2015 HP Championships will be held at the Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa from July 21-25, 2015. The High Performance Championships is one of USA Volleyball’s flagship events. The 100+ team event features tournaments for both boys and girls that include teams from USA Volleyball Region HP teams, International teams and teams from the USA Volleyball High Performance pipeline. Past International teams have included: Brazil, Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Puerto Rico. 

USA Volleyball Event home page:

Follow socially:  #USAVhpc

2015 Location:  Des Moines, IA!

Dates:  HP Championship competition dates July 21-25, 2015.

  • Teams will travel together to Des Moines from pre-tournament camp in Indianola, IA on Monday 7/21.
  • Teams will stay together in the hotel
  • Event information found HERE.  

Cost:  $800 if paying by check or cash, $830 if paying by credit card.

  • This amount covers all costs at the play date, pre-tournament camp at Simpson College as well. 
  • All travel costs, lodging, and tournament entry costs are covered. Breakfast is provided free at the hotel, but all other food costs during the HP Championships are at the player's expense (beginning once we leave Simpson College).
  • The Iowa Region takes responsibility to chaperone players at all times (hotel, dining, at tournament).  The Iowa Region also washes the team's uniform laundry daily.

Hotel:  All Iowa HP teams will stay together at the Hyatt Place in Downtown Des Moines.  Rooms for players will be booked by the Iowa Region.

Hyatt Place Des Moines (walking distance to the Iowa Events Center)

Event Reservations Link for Spectators will open soon.

Local Restaurants and Area Map

Opening Ceremonies: July 21, 2015 (Some matches will be played prior to the Opening Ceremonies).

  • Teams will attend Opening Ceremonies.  Parents can purchase tickets to attend.  More information found on the USAVolleyball HPC website.
  • Players and staff are expected to wear khaki bottoms (pants, shorts, capris, skirts, etc) and their white HP long sleeve drifit shirt (which will be distributed at pretournament).

Parking: Parking information TBA.

Admission: Admission information TBA.

Competition Venue:  Iowa Events Center and Well Fargo Arena, Downtown Des Moines IA

Live Streaming:  USA Volleyball streams some matches live online HERE.

Schedule: All playing schedules will be posted on AES.  Schedules usually come out approximately 1 week prior to the beginning of the tournament.  Grids with the format of the tournament generally come out earlier, and can be found on the USAV HP Championships website.


2014 HP Championships Forms

For Reference Only.  2015 Forms Will Be Available Soon!

2014 Iowa HP Girls Travel Teams

 Iowa Women's International Juniors (Iowa WIJ):

  • Samantha Bohnet
  • Reghan Coyle
  • Bailey Darnall
  • Brinley Milbrath
  • Sydney Nielsen
  • Abigail Phillips
  • Jordan Smith
  • Haley Weepie
  • Brittni Wright
  • Coaches:  Tony Sunga & Emilio Mendoza

Iowa Youth International (GYNT):

  • Taliyah Flores
  • Taryn Knuth
  • Hannah Lockin
  • Kendal Meier
  • Tessa Mendoza
  • Danielle Pennington
  • Maggie Runge
  • Karlie Taylor
  • Ellie Tubbs
  • Coaches:  Tina Carter & Andie Olson

 Iowa Youth National (GYNT):

  • Anna Fluent
  • Paige Frank
  • Darby Hawtrey
  • Megan Hudson
  • Kylie Kuyava-DeBerg
  • Emilee McGowan
  • Denise Ssozi
  • Ali Tauchen
  • Kristen Zenk
  • Coaches:   Marc Neef & Lea Hartigan

Iowa Youth Alternates
(selected by position in event a player must decline):

  • Emma Norris
  • Stephany Twit
  • Hallie Reuter
  • Emily DeDoncker
  • Tyler Duve
  • Jade Putz

Iowa Select White (GSEL):

  • Blake Ehler
  • Jade Henderson
  • Emily Holterhaus
  • Madeline Laffey
  • Sydney McLaren
  • Rylie Olson
  • Katherine Poore
  • Victoria Thompson
  • Jaima Tonne
  • Coaches:   Jeff Meeker & Lyndsey Lyon

Iowa Select Black (GSEL):

  • Karly Berkland
  • Anna Harman
  • Brianna Hartman
  • Jessica Hemm
  • Megan Renner
  • Anna Sinnott
  • Grace Tubbs
  • Elissa Von Lehmden
  • Laura Vonkampen
  • Coaches:  Makani Cantor & April Elsbernd

Iowa Select Alternates
(Selected by position in the event a player must decline):

  • Andrea Landuyt
  • Ariana Rolle
  • Kaley Stoulp
  • Alana Woolison





Iowa HP Gear Store

Clothing is available for purchase in the Iowa HP Gear Store! We welcome anyone involved in the High Performance program to purchase any of these items, but have some items that are geared toward travel team players. To receive items in time for the 2015 High Performance Championships, you need to order by Monday, June 22, 2015.

To purchase items, CLICK HERE to go to the HP Store!  [2015 link will open May 1]

What is available?  These items are optional for travel team players & fans--the Iowa Region will not be supplying warmups, spandex, or shorts this year, but we're making them available for you to purchase as desired.  All items will have the Iowa HP logo.

  • Warmup pants and jackets--Mizuno 9 series, pants are available in long or regular length.
  • Black spandex (you may wear your own black spandex at the HP Championships--4" inseam or longer, small logo is allowed).
  • Red warm-up shorts
  • Iowa HP logo t-shirts: black t-shirt with a hot pink logo, and a neon yellow shirt with a black logo
  • HP Camp Survivor tshirt