What kind of organization is Bay Area Volleyball Academy (BAVA)?
Bay Area Volleyball Academy is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) Junior Olympic Volleyball club that is dedicated to providing an exceptional developmental and competitive volleyball experience for female players in Anne Arundel County and the surrounding counties. This program is committed to the community and promotes strong relationships between players, coaches, and parents. The Academy aims to challenge athletes to achieve their potential while developing skills needed to compete at a highly competitive level. Through participation and education, the program emphasizes the values of sportsmanship, character, self-discipline, and teamwork. It is the goal of the club for each athlete to attain the satisfaction and enjoyment of playing competitive volleyball but with a perspective recognizing balance in one’s personal life. BAVA was established in 1999 and is a member in good standing within the Chesapeake (CHRVA) Region of USA Volleyball.