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PLVC U10 Program

Welcome to the 10s Program!

Where: St. John's UCC - 15370 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield, MO 63017

When: Sundays from 4:30-6:00pm

Date Event
November 11 Practice 4:30-6pm
November 18 Practice 4:30-6pm
December 2 Practice 4:30-6pm
December 9 Practice 4:30-6pm
December 16 Practice 4:30-6pm
December 30 Practice 4:30-6pm
January 13 Practice 4:30-6pm
January 20 Practice 4:30-6pm
January 27 Practice 4:30-6pm
February 10 Practice 4:30-6pm
February 24 Practice 4:30-6pm
March 3 Practice 4:30-6pm
March 10 Practice 4:30-6pm
March 23 Gateway Regionals


Registration for the 2018-2019 season is closed. If you would like to join the 10s Pogram after the first practice date, please email 

We are looking for 24 players to participate in a 13 week volleyball training program. Our program will consist of skill development, as well as game play. We will practice for 12 Sundays, leading up to the U10 Gateway Regional tournament.

Who: Girls born on or after September 1, 2008

Cost: $275 per player - Includes Gateway registration, Tournament Entry, adidas T-Shirt Jersey

There will be no tryouts for this program. Participation will be based on a first come, first serve basis. Online registration will open on Friday, October 26th. This program is sanctioned by the Gateway Region and all participating athletes will be registered with USAV.


Name: Ken Thoele

USAV Certification Level: Cap I, IMPACT certified, SafeSport certified

Other Certifications: USAV & MSHSAA Certified Referee

Occupation:  Small Business Owner

Coaching experience:  This will be Ken's 22nd year with PLVC.  He has a degree in Physical Education from WUSTL and has coached select softball as well as volleyball. His 2003 14U team finished 3rd in the Northeast Qualifier and qualified for nationals that year and also the next year as a 15U team.  His coaching philosophy is to develop each girl's individual skill level and to blend those skill sets into a cohesive team strategy while maintaining a positive and fun approach to the game; to create an atmosphere whereby the girls learn personal responsibility both on and off the court, to accept accountability for their play and interactions with teammates, and to understand the concepts of what being a team member requires.


Name: Kathy Thoele

USAV Certification Level: IMPACT certified, SafeSport certified

Coaching Experience:  This is Kathy's third year assisting Ken at PLVC.  She too has a degree in Physical Education from WUSTL and also coached four years of CYC volleyball.

Ken Thoele, Head Coach

Kathy Thoele, Assistant Coach