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Russ Rose - Clinician

In 2019, Coach Rose led his team to a seventh  place national finish and a second place finish in the Big Ten and in 2018, Rose became the first coach in collegiate volleyball history to reach 100 NCAA tournament wins. In 2014, he led his Penn State Women's Volleyball Team to the NCAA Division I National Championship, his 7th overall, as well as another first place finish in the Big 10 Conference. Under Rose's direction, Penn State has won 7 NCAA National Championships and 17 Big Ten championships, and appeared in 13 NCAA Final Fours. In 2010, Russ Rose led his Penn State women's volleyball team to their 4th consecutive NCAA National Championship, while winning their 14th Big 10 Championship and finishing the 2008 and 2009 seasons undefeated. Penn State won their first NCAA National Championship in 1999, and finished 2nd in '97 and '98. Rose has been the volleyball coach for 41 years at Penn State where he has directed the women to 40 consecutive top-twenty finishes.

In 1993 Rose, the National Coach of the Year, led Penn State to their first Final Four appearance resulting in a second place national finish. In 1994 Penn State was the only team to return to the Final Four where they finished third nationally. He was also selected the 1990, 1997, 1999, 2007, 2008 and 2013 National Coach of the Year and was recognized as the 1999 USOC National Volleyball Coach of the Year.

In 2007, Rose was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame. His Penn State teams have been the highest ranked eastern team for the past 40 seasons, and have won the Big Ten Championship 17 out of the 28 years they have competed in the conference. They finished the 2002 season second in the Big 10, and have never finished lower than 4th since joining the Big 10 Conference.

Under Rose's direction, Penn State has produced at least one All-American in 40 of 41 seasons, including 6 on the 2008 National Championship team, 6 on the 2017 NCAA 3rd place finish team, 5 on the 2019 team, and four on the 2009, 2012 and 2013 teams. A twenty-three time selection as Conference Coach of the Year and a fifteen-time selection as Mideast Region Coach of the Year, Rose led the United States men and women to silver and bronze medals in international competition. He coached in two Olympic Sport Festivals and has assisted with the United States Men's and Women's National Teams. In 2011, Rose served as the USA Women's Volleyball Head of Delegation at the Montreaux Volley Masters tournament in Switzerland. Coach Rose assisted the US Men's team in Italy at the Super 5 tournament in 2002, and at the Four Nations Tournament in Germany in 2008. In 2005, Rose was honored with the USA All-Time Great Coach Award.

Lori Barberich Rose - Camp Director
Lori Rose, a three-time collegiate All-American from Penn State, has directed the Volleyball Express camps for the past 33 years.

The camp staff will consist of Penn State Women’s Volleyball coaches and experienced collegiate players. The female staff will serve as dormitory counselors, while Juniata College will provide campus security.

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