The 14-1 and 15-1 DME Academy Volleyball Teams Have Made it to the GJNC Nationals!

DME Academy 14-1 and 15-1 teams have qualified for GJNC Nationals in Chicago, Illinois June 28th-July 6th!

The 14-1 and 15-1 aged DME Academy Club Volleyball teams have shown exceptional skill and teamwork throughout the season, earning them spots in the 2023 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship. These teams have consistently displayed a high level of play, winning crucial matches and dominating their opponents with their precise serves, powerful spikes, and exceptional defense. Their coaches and fans are immensely proud of their achievements and eagerly await their performance on the National stage.

The 14-1 and 15-1 teams have faced stiff competition throughout the season, but their determination and hard work have paid off. They have focused on improving their skills and techniques, as well as their mental and physical conditioning, allowing them to perform at their best in every game. Their dedication and discipline have not gone unnoticed, as they have inspired their teammates and coaches to work harder and strive for excellence.

The 14-1 DME Academy Club volleyball team, coached by Brooke VanBrocklin and Rodrigo Saunders, consists of Emma Cronje, Nailah Cullom, Jade Gunter, Mollie Hale, Sofia Mackin, Keri Petro, Arden Reynolds, Sarah Stegall, Grace Taylor, Sadie VanBrocklin, and Lillian VanDeusen. 

The 15-1 DME Academy Club volleyball team, coached by Alvaro Sanchez and Rodrigo Saunders consists of Riley Bennet, Isabella Bosinki, Taylor Fonseca, Annabelle Gentry, Emma Jandrew, Teagun Lux, Jasmine Mahoney, Logan Milan, Syramil Quinones, Ava Scott, Tori Stoltzfus, and Paige Taylor. 

As they prepare for the national tournament, the 14-1 and 15-1 teams are determined to give their best and leave everything on the court. They know that the competition will be tough, but they are ready for the challenge. Their goal is not only to win but to showcase their skills and sportsmanship, representing their team and community with pride. They are confident in their abilities, and their fans are confident in them. We wish them the best of luck at the GJNC National tournament At McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago Illinois, June 28th-July 6th!  We are wishing them the best of luck!

VOLLEYBALL TEAM CAMP

July 14th - July 17th

DME Academy's Volleyball Team camp is available for girls aged who want to excel at volleyball. Our summer volleyball training camps are perfect for aspiring athletes. With access to elite facilities, expert coaching, and beautiful weather, our camp offering is perfect for athletes that want to have fun and improve their game!

  • $250 for DME Athletes
  • $300 for non-DME Athletes

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Interested in multi-week camps? Talk to a Camp Advisor HERE for special discounts and availability. 

Training Details 

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Proper soccer training includes both on and off-field elements. We focus on technical training with an emphasis on footwork and introducing game situations/strategies that impact athlete performance. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Facilities & Location

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Residential Life

Our brand new 18,000 square feet, 80-bed dormitory hosts two student lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, an onsite laundry facility, and more.

 
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Fitness Center & Gym

Our performance programs cover everything. This includes speed, agility, endurance, mental & nutritional programming, proper rest & recovery methods, and injury prevention.

DAYTONA BEACH

Our Location

Made famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard-packed sands, our beaches always get noticed. Beyond that, our boardwalk with shopping, dining, and International Speedway are must-see locations! 

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Outdoor Grounds

With a 60x40 turf field used for soccer and outdoor performance training, the DME Academy continues to expand.

 

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$250 for DME Athletes

$300 for Non-DME Athletes

  • Skills & Athletic development training. 
  • Supervision from world-renown, experienced staff.
Led by Our Athletic Director and experienced coaching staff.
 
DME Summer Camp Staff includes Coaches, Trainers, and Student Life Mentors.
 
We follow a 1:20  Coach:Athlete ratio on campus and a 1:10 ratio off-campus.
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  • Glove
  • Cleats
  • Water (although there will be water provided)
  • Willingness to learn
  • A good attitude! 

All campers will need to fill out our Mandatory Waiver Form. This will need to be filled out and E-signed during the registration process, by a Parent/Guardian.

 

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DME Academy Volleyball Summer Prep. Camp Here and Conquer the Competition!

DME Academy is hosting its annual Volleyball Summer Prep Camp July 16th-29th in Daytona Beach, FL!

Back for another year, DME Academy is hosting its annual sleepaway Summer Prep Volleyball Camp from July 16th to July 29th. The camp is designed to help volleyball players of all levels develop and refine their skills in a high-intensity training environment. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, the camp will provide a challenging and rewarding experience that will help you take your game to the next level.

The camp will be led by a team of experienced and qualified coaches who have a proven track record of success in developing players. They will provide individualized instruction and feedback to each player, focusing on all aspects of the game, including passing, serving, hitting, blocking, and defense. The training will be structured around a combination of drills, team play, and game situations (some on the beach!) giving players the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in a competitive setting.

In addition to the intense training, the camp will also provide players with the opportunity to develop mental toughness and resilience, which are essential skills for success on and off the court. The camp will be held in a supportive and encouraging environment, where players will be challenged to push themselves to their limits while receiving the guidance and support they need to succeed. If you’re looking to take your volleyball skills to the next level and prepare for the upcoming season, the intense Summer Prep Volleyball Camp is the perfect opportunity for you!

DME Academy Baseball Summer Prep. Camp Here and Conquer the Competition!

DME Academy Baseball Summer Prep Camp Schedule Has Been Posted! July 16th-29th!

DME Academy is set to host an intense sleepaway baseball Summer Prep camp July 16th-29th, providing players with the perfect opportunity to improve their skills and take their game to the next level. The camp will run for several weeks and is aimed at serious players looking to hone their skills during the off-season.

DME Academy is renowned for its high-quality training programs and state-of-the-art facilities, and this camp will be no different. The camp will feature top-level coaches and trainers who will work with players to improve their hitting, pitching, fielding, and overall game strategy. In addition to the technical training, players will also benefit from strength and conditioning sessions led by Alex Richard, DME Academy’s licensed personal trainer, to help them build the physical stamina required for peak performance on the field.

One of the standout features of the DME Academy Summer Prep camp is the emphasis on personalized instruction. Coaches will work with players individually to identify areas for improvement, and tailor their training to address specific weaknesses. This personalized approach ensures that each player receives the attention they need to reach their full potential.

The camp is open to players of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced players, and is designed to challenge players to push beyond their limits. In addition to the rigorous training, players also will also compete in live games and scrimmages.

DME Academy Summer Prep camp is an excellent opportunity for baseball players to elevate their skills, and take their game to the next level. With top-level coaching, personalized instruction, and a focus on developing both technical skills and physical stamina, players can expect to see significant improvements in their game. 
If you’re serious about baseball and want to take your skills to the next level, be sure to sign up for the DME Academy Summer Prep camp in July.

DME Academy to Host Defensive Academy’s Lacrosse Camp June 19th-June 22nd

DME Academy, the premier basketball, soccer, volleyball, and baseball Academy in Daytona, Florida, is expanding its horizons by hosting a lacrosse camp this summer in partnership with Defensive Academy.

DME has gained a reputation for excellence in high school athletics and academics, with top-level coaches, state-of-the-art facilities, and records to match. With the addition of the lacrosse camp, the school aims to provide young athletes with a new and exciting opportunity to develop their skills.

The lacrosse camp will take place over a four-day period, from June 19th to June 22nd, 2023. The camp will be open to boys aged 12-18 who want to excel in the defensive positions of lacrosse. These include long-stick midfielders and defensemen. Participants will receive top-level coaching from professional lacrosse coaches including Kyle Hartzell, who currently plays for the Redwoods Lacrosse Club, is the head coach for the University of Texas and is a USA Gold Medalist. They’ll also utilize DME Academy’s world-class training facilities, dormitory, and cafeteria, and have the opportunity to experience surrounding attractions, like Daytona Beach.

“We’re excited to be branching out into lacrosse,” said Dan Panaggio, Owner and Founder of DME Academy. “We’re always looking for ways to provide our athletes with new opportunities to grow and develop, and lacrosse is a natural fit here in Florida. We’re confident that the camp will be a great success, and we look forward to welcoming young athletes from across the country.”

Registration for the lacrosse camp is now open, and interested athletes can sign up on the DME Academy website. Spaces are limited, so interested parties are encouraged to register as soon as possible.

The Defensive Academy's Overnight Camp Experience will be led by the current Head Coach of The University of Texas, Kyle Hartzell (Redwoods LC), and Tucker Durkin (Atlas Lacrosse Club).

Kyle and Tucker are two of the most decorated defensive players in the professional game today. Each player represents Team USA and has been selected for multiple Pro lacrosse All-Star Appearances.

This Camp is designed for defensemen, LSM's, Defensive Midfielders, and Offensive Midfielders.  Players will enjoy comfortable accommodations on a Private campus, full access to meals and nutrition, and off-field experiences that keep the schedule fresh and enjoyable between lacrosse sessions.

Training sessions, drills, film, yoga, strength and conditioning, strategy, and all other lacrosse components will be geared toward getting the most out of defensive players. If you're a defender, or midfielder looking to improve, there isn't a better camp available. Period.

Athletes will enjoy an all-inclusive experience including housing, full access to meals and nutrition, and off-field experiences that keep the schedule fresh and enjoyable between lacrosse sessions. Gameplay, and a custom overnight pinny.

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The Defensive Academy is committed to the development of lacrosse players at every level through a world-class curriculum designed from years of college, professional and international experience.

We strive to instill qualities in our athletes that we believe will help them on and off the field. Strategically, our defensive teaching model focuses not just on a few aspects of playing defense, but a holistic approach to the game that includes all aspects and situations a player will find themselves in.

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Athlete : Coach Ratio

The Defensive Academy is committed to the development of lacrosse players at every level through a world-class curriculum designed from years of college, professional and international experience.

We strive to instill qualities in our athletes that we believe will help them on and off the field. Strategically, our defensive teaching model focuses not just on a few aspects of playing defense, but a holistic approach to the game that includes all aspects and situations a player will find themselves in.

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skill development focus areas

  • Fundamentals
  • Defending from Behind the Cage
  • Defending from Up Top & Wings
  • Defending the 2-Man Game
  • Communication & Clearing
  • Ball and Inside Play
  • Team Defense
  • Offensive Transition Decision Making
  • Body Positioning
  • Transition Defense
  • Man-Down Strategy
  • Strength Training
  • Speed & Agility Training
  • Yoga & Body Conditioning
  • Mental Training
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Film Study
  • Leadership Development
  • & much more.

Daily Sample Schedule

  • Athletes will have a variety of options - pancakes, waffles, orange juice & omelettes to keep them energized throughout the day!

    8:00 - 9:00 AM

    Breakfast

  • (Stickwork, Groundballs, Checks, Footwork, 1v1 Defense, Team Defense, Body Positioning on and off ball)

    9:30-11:00 AM

    Session 1: Skill Development 

  • Athletes will have the option of sandwiches, smoothies, fruit and protein bars for their lunch!

    12:00-1:00 PM

    Lunch

  • The afternoon athletes will have the chance to grow their skills.

    2:00-4:00 PM

    Session 2: Film Study & Group Speed Agility session w/ Strength Coach

  • Athletes will have pizza, salad, pasta, and a dessert selection for dinner to keep them full throughout the night!

    5:00-6:00 PM

    Dinner

  • This time will be used for those athletes who want to get a couple more reps in and/or dig into the film learning from the game and or day's practice sessions. 

    7:00-8:30 PM

    Session 3: Skill Development

Facilities & Location

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Residential Life

Our brand new 18,000 square feet, 80-bed dormitory hosts two student lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, an onsite laundry facility, and more.

 
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Fitness Center & Gym

Our performance programs cover everything. This includes speed, agility, endurance, mental & nutritional programming, proper rest & recovery methods, and injury prevention.

DAYTONA BEACH

Our Location

Made famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard-packed sands, our beaches always get noticed. Beyond that, our boardwalk with shopping, dining, and International Speedway are must-see locations! 

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The Fieldhouse

With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes. Our facility boasts 2 full NBA courts & 5 youth courts.

 

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Skill Development Focus Areas:

  • Defending from Behind the Cage
  • Defending from Up Top & Wings
  • Defending the 2-Man Game
  • Communication & Clearing
  • Off Ball and Inside Play
  • Team Defense
  • Offensive Transition Decision Making & Strategy
  • Body Positioning
  • Transition Defense
  • Man-Down Strategy
  • Strength Training
  • Speed & Agility Training
  • Yoga & Body Conditioning
  • Mental Training
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Film study
  • Leadership Development

The all-inclusive price costs $699. Boarding, accommodations, and training! Space is limited. 

  • Housing
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Sports Training, Coaching, and Game Action  
  • Access to all DME Academy Facilities
  • Access to DME Support staff (e.g. Trainers)  

Transportation to and from the airport is not provided.

Bedding

  • Twin sized sheet
  • 1 pillow
  • 1 Sleeping bag or comforter

Clothes

  • Outfits for 14 days (campers typically wear athletic or basketball shorts and t-shirts or tank tops)
  • 1-2 pairs of sneakers
  • Shower shoes (flip flops)
  • 10-12 pairs of socks
  • A rain jacket or rain poncho
  • Bathing suits
  • Laundry bag
  • At least 2 towels

Toiletries

  • Shower caddy
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, face wash
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss
  • Deodorant, sunscreen, bug spray, aloe

Other 

  • A reusable water bottle (or 2)
  • A small bag or backpack to transport water bottles, sneakers, etc. to and from the courts

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SUMMER BEACH PROGRAMS

MAY - JULY

7-11 YR OLD

Tues & Thurs 5:30-6:30 PM

This program is perfect for the younger player with little to no beach experience.  It will be a great introduction to beach volleyball. The focus will be on skill development and introduction to the beach game. Athletes can expect to learn a lot to prepare for the upcoming season.

$125 per month or $300 for all three months

12-14 YR OLD

Tues & Thurs 6:30-8:00 PM

This program is perfect for athletes with some to little beach experience.  It will be a great introduction and development for the beach volleyball athlete. The focus will be on skill development, understanding the beach game and game situation play.

$150 per month or $375 for all three months

15-18 YR OLD

Mon & Wed, 5:00-6:30 PM

Perfect for athletes who are thinking about playing high school and need to get experience in the sand or high school beach athletes looking for more experience. The focus will be on skill development and match play theories and ideas.

$150 per month or $375 for all three months

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Facilities & Location

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Residential Life

Our brand new 18,000 square feet, 80-bed dormitory hosts two student lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, an onsite laundry facility, and more.

 
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Fitness Center & Gym

Our performance programs cover everything. This includes speed, agility, endurance, mental & nutritional programming, proper rest & recovery methods, and injury prevention.

DAYTONA BEACH

Our Location

Made famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard-packed sands, our beaches always get noticed. Beyond that, our boardwalk with shopping, dining, and International Speedway are must-see locations! 

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The Fieldhouse

With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes.

Along with 4 sand/beach volleyball. courts on-site.

 

Leadership, Coaches & Training Staff

Craig Lenniger

Craig Lenniger

Director of Beach Volleyball 

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Dawn Moses

Director of Volleyball

Laura Stegall

Laura Stegall

Athletic Director 

Jordan Jenkins

Jordan Jenkins

Athletic Trainer at DME and currently holds Athletic Trainer Licensure in Florida and Kentucky

Strength Coach

Alex Richard

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

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Summer Beach Tournament Prep Training (Intermediate-Advance)

May 24th - July 28th

Tuesday/Thursday 5pm-7pm

This camp focuses on instruction of all volleyball skills. Campers will enhance their game through skill development both with strategic drills and through competitive play.

 

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Facilities & Location

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Residential Life

Our brand new 18,000 square feet, 80-bed dormitory hosts two student lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, an onsite laundry facility, and more.

 
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Fitness Center & Gym

Our performance programs cover everything. This includes speed, agility, endurance, mental & nutritional programming, proper rest & recovery methods, and injury prevention.

DAYTONA BEACH

Our Location

Made famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard-packed sands, our beaches always get noticed. Beyond that, our boardwalk with shopping, dining, and International Speedway are must-see locations! 

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The Fieldhouse

With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes.

Along with 4 sand/beach volleyball. courts on-site.

 

Leadership, Coaches & Training Staff

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Dawn Moses

Director of Volleyball

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Roberto Rodriguez

Director of Beach Volleyball 

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Laura Stegall

Athletic Director 

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Keeley Shaye Smith

Athletic Trainer at DME and currently holds Athletic Trainer Licensure in Florida and Kentucky

Strength Coach

Alex Richard

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Have Questions About Our Camp Offering?

Summer Beach Volleyball Train and Play (Beginner)

May 23rd - July 27th

Monday/Wednesday 5pm-6:30pm

This camp focuses on instruction of all volleyball skills. Campers will enhance their game through skill development both with strategic drills and through competitive play.

 

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Facilities & Location

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Residential Life

Our brand new 18,000 square feet, 80-bed dormitory hosts two student lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, an onsite laundry facility, and more.

 
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Fitness Center & Gym

Our performance programs cover everything. This includes speed, agility, endurance, mental & nutritional programming, proper rest & recovery methods, and injury prevention.

DAYTONA BEACH

Our Location

Made famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard-packed sands, our beaches always get noticed. Beyond that, our boardwalk with shopping, dining, and International Speedway are must-see locations! 

DSC06061

The Fieldhouse

With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes.

Along with 4 sand/beach volleyball. courts on-site.

 

Leadership, Coaches & Training Staff

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Dawn Moses

Director of Volleyball

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Roberto Rodriguez

Director of Beach Volleyball 

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Laura Stegall

Athletic Director 

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Keeley Shaye Smith

Athletic Trainer at DME and currently holds Athletic Trainer Licensure in Florida and Kentucky

Strength Coach

Alex Richard

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Have Questions About Our Camp Offering?

DME Girls Team Camp Tournament

Join us for our DME Girls Team Camp Tournament! This tournament for high school females will be played on June 17th - 19th, 2022.

Friday, the 17th: 12pm-8pm

Saturday, the 18th: 8am-8pm

Sunday, the 19th: 8am-6pm

The Field House

Our elite field house is home to our basketball, volleyball and performance training areas. With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes. Our facility boasts 2 full NBA courts, 5 youth courts, 7 regulation volleyball courts, a performance center, athletic training rooms and a spa.

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FAQ

This tournament costs $400.

Click here to register for the DME Girls Team Camp Tournament!

High school females are welcome to play!