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John Tawa
Don't let John Tawa tell you he's not an expert on girls' volleyball, because he kinda is, even though he's never played or coached at any level. After a decade practicing law, he turned to journalism and found his passion. A year into covering all prep sports at Student Sports Magazine in 2000, the volleyball community found Tawa and anointed him "The Chosen One." Tawa took advantage of his fame by starting PrepVolleyball.com in 2003 with Kevin Laseau, now the associate head coach at Yale. Tawa lives in West Linn, Oregon with his wife of 17 years, Lisa, and three sons he can't stop talking about. (Friend him on Facebook; you'll see)

All Business, Part V

The Harlequin jersey, by Cheval Rouge

The AVCA Annual Convention, held in December in Columbus, Ohio, saw 92 vendors exhibiting for three days in the Marketplace. PrepVolleyball.com visited many of these booths to find out how these companies are serving our community. This is the final installment in a five-part series, which introduces or re-introduces them to you.

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