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Setters Academy - Open to all setters

South County Volleyball Club 

Setter Academy

The setter is asked to touch the ball more than any other player on the court and can play a critical role in the success of a team and it’s hitters. It is also a position which requires a high amount of focused training and repetition. The goal for the setter academy is to help develop and refine the skills and techniques necessary to play the setter position at a high level. 


All academy instruction will be conducted by Steve Santonastaso, former volleyball head coach at the University of Rhode Island. Coach Steve brings 20+ years of coaching experience at the high school, club, and NCAA Division I levels to this training opportunity.


Session 1: 5:00-6:30pm (Beginner/Novice Level): These sessions will focus primarily on the beginner and novice setters (players new or just starting to set) helping them to develop the foundations of proper setting technique.  Instruction will focus primarily on the important aspects of body position and hand location, along with movement & footwork to effectively play the position.


Session 2: 6:30-8:00pm (Intermediate/Advanced Level): These sessions will focus primarily on the advanced setter who has played multiple years as a setter (2 or more) and/or varsity experience (not necessarily as a setter).  This group will continue to refine current techniques while adding new skills such as jump setting and attacking from the setter position.  Additionally, we will also explore concepts for strategy to help your hitters succeed on the court. 


*We will be able to make adjustments based on progress to best fit ability levels




When: Dec 16th, 23rd, & 30th 

Where: West Bay Christian Academy (475 School St, North Kingstown, RI)

Payment: Full registration (All sessions) $40/sessions or $50/single session. Checks can be made out to SJS Sports Camps and mailed to SJS Sports Camps, 28 Bull St. Apt 1, Newport, RI 02840  

How to register: Please use this google form (Setter Academy Block 1 Reg) to submit your information. Space will be limited to 12 setters per session/night.

Future Dates: Your December schedule is full? Use the following links to register for upcoming sessions!!! Block 2 (Jan. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th) & Block 3 (Feb 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th).



If you have any questions please contact Coach Steve directly by email at:


2019-2020 Indoor Programs beginning this October - Competitive Boys and Girls teams and our Instructional and Recreation Programs- see below for more info and to register

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2019-2020 Girls Indoor Program

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2019 Instructional and Rec Program

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We are currently looking for both head and assistant coaches for our 2019-2020 season. See link below to learn more

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