PCA & LOVB Join Forces to Revolutionize Youth Volleyball

Oakland, CA (August, 16, 2023) – Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) today announced  that it has entered into a transformative partnership with League One Volleyball (LOVB), the groundbreaking youth-to-pro league that is redefining the future of volleyball.  Marking a significant milestone in PCA’s mission to create a holistic and empowering environment for young athletes, the collaboration between LOVB and PCA will combine PCA’s expertise in coach education and how to foster positive sports cultures with LOVB’s innovative approach to nurturing talent at every stage, to revolutionize the landscape of youth volleyball.

“We are excited to partner with LOVB to create a culture that celebrates the power of positive coaching and youth development,” said PCA President, Jason Sacks. “By combining our resources and expertise, we will build a foundation and help LOVB develop a culture that empowers athletes to excel and become successful both in the game and in life.”

Through the partnership with PCA, LOVB will aim to establish a positive youth sports culture that supports and inspires athletes throughout their journey. PCA will provide comprehensive coach education, engaging workshops, and valuable resources for parents within the LOVB community. By instilling the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and personal growth, LOVB and PCA will work together  to create an environment where athletes thrive both on and off the court.

“As a league committed to building the future of volleyball from the grassroots level, our unique model of developing professional teams from ambitious junior volleyball clubs nationwide is being lauded by many as setting a new standard for the sport,” said Kim Kitchens, head of LOVB’s club volleyball program. “By working with Positive Coaching Alliance to foster positivity combined with the passion and talent of young athletes, we will be able to not only provide a clear pathway to professional success, but empower the next generation of athletes to reach their full potential.”

For more information about League One Volleyball and Positive Coaching Alliance, please visit lovb.com/about and positivecoach.org.


League One Volleyball (LOVB, pronounced “love”) is a first-of-its-kind, youth to pro league, re-imagining the future of volleyball. We are launching our professional league from the ground up – each pro team built from a foundation of ambitious junior volleyball clubs located across the country.

LOVB is the pursuit of the extraordinary.

LOVB champions every stage of an athlete’s journey: nurturing youthful passion into action, celebrating fierce and unbridled professional talent, and developing coaches to lead future generations. LOVB for life.


PCA’s vision is to build a world where every child benefits from a positive youth sports experience with a coach who inspires them to become the best version of themselves in the game and in life. PCA trains coaches and partners with youth sports organizations, parents, sports leaders, and communities to make youth sports more positive, equitable, and accessible to all kids regardless of social or economic circumstances.

For more information, go to positivecoach.org