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04/04/2019 2:06 am  

Hi. I am just wondering if anyone has any advice for me? I have been in a small Christian school here in Maine but my parents and I decided to home school my last 2 years of high school to concentrate on my academics because I am training so much for my volleyball career. My dream is to ply for a D1 or D2 school as well as continuing my training with Team USA in the hopes to earn a position on the Junior Nation Team and then move forward from there.<br />
My concern or question is, how can I help myself become noticed? My mom is my high school volleyball coach, but being from a small Christian school, we are not part of the Maine Principals Association.  I have been part of Team USA High Performance since I was 10 years old. Now being 16, I am still highly involved. I have trained at the Olympic training center twice with HP, as well as many locations. I am an outside hitter, as well as a 6 rotation player. I have always been a 6 rotation since the beginning. I have been named MVP of my High School league since 4th grade, as well as one of the top players coming out of the State of Maine. Again, because I am not part of Maine Principals Associations, my stats do not count and I do not have any accolades as typical Public school athletes, nor do any of my fellow Christian League athlete friends who are amazing. <br />
I am trying my hardest to be recognized and I am active on my recruiting sites, and I will not give up. I have been playing up in my club for 9 years old and this is my 2nd year on the 18 National Team. They are very supportive, but we do not attend many National tournaments. <br />
I read all the posts and follow Prep Volleyball to get advice as well as encouragement. I try not to envy, and I truly am happy for those I read about and their accomplishments, but I truly wish private schools and homeschoolers had the chance like other athletes. College coaches are truly missing out. <br />
Thank you for listening and I hope someone might have a bit of encouragement or advice for me.

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