2024 Summer Setting Clinic

Setting Techniques and Tactics

Clinic Details

Dates: June 10 & 12, 2024

Time: 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Location: Tice Valley Gym

Price: $110 per Player

Level: Incoming 9th-12th Grade (Intermediate/Advanced)

Enrollment Limit: Maximum 20 Players

Topics To Be Covered

  • Characteristics of a Great Setter
  • 4 "Non-Negotiables" for Setters
  • Setter Warm-up Methods
  • Setting Techniques
    • Hand Positioning and Ball Contact
    • Timing, Footwork, and Positioning
    • Focus on Passer Platform
  • Major Types of Sets:
    • Go, Hut, 4
    • Shoot, 32, Rip
    • Front & Back Quick
    • Red, 5
    • Back Row Sets
  • Jump Setting
  • Emergency Sets
  • Creating 1-on-1 and 1-on-None Hitting Matchups
  • Back Row Defense
    • Tip, Line, and Cross

Sign Up

Registration is OPEN NOW! (5/16/24)

Send us an email to sign up, and please include the following:

  • Player's First & Last Name
  • Player's Grade Level (Grade player is entering for Fall 2024)
  • Contact Email
  • Emergency Contact Phone Number

Once your email is received:

  • An invoice will be sent via QBO
  • Payments are credit/debit card ONLY!

Once payment is received:

  • You will receive a fully detailed confirmation email from Diablo!

Setting Clinic Coaches

Alan Go

Alan Go

Alan is in his third year coaching at Diablo and has been on the coaching staff for the Acalanes High School Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Programs for six years. He has AOCV Head Coach and Setter Coach Certifications, as well as IMPACT and SafeSport Certification. He has also previously coached women’s teams in the Bay Area in addition to coaching recreational Lamorinda volleyball teams.

Alan is an avid learner and enthusiastic teacher of volleyball techniques and strategies, and he is committed to creating a positive and fun team environment to advance both individual skills and team performance at Diablo.
Jackie Ponciano-Babb

Jackie Ponciano-Babb

For as long as I can remember, volleyball has been a part of my life. Growing up in Hawaii, I’ve played multiple sports but volleyball was the one that I knew would always be with me throughout my journey of life. I played all throughout high school and was fortunate enough to play one year of club volleyball. My experience playing at Kamehameha Volleyball Club was the best time that I ever had. I learned more about volleyball in the four months that I played there than I did in the four years that I played at my high school. I am grateful for that opportunity which pushed me in the direction of becoming a physical educator and coach at the collegiate level.

Having played volleyball at multiple levels (high school, club, junior college, and university) gave me valuable experience as a student-athlete but also as a future collegiate coach. Upon completing my playing career, I transitioned into coaching where I've spent 34 years of sharing my passion for volleyball. Providing players an opportunity to learn, grow, play at a high level, and understand what is expected of them to do their best is what gives me joy to continue to coach volleyball.
Amy Lewis

Amy Lewis

I have been playing volleyball since I was a little girl. I started out as a ball girl for the team my mom coached and quickly fell in love with the sport. I started playing club volleyball at 10 and played four years on my high school varsity volleyball team and earned All-League all four years. I went on to play for four years for Point Loma Nazarene University and graduated with a B.A. in Exercise Science.

I have been coaching and training with Diablo since 2015 and I have been coaching at San Ramon Valley High School since 2012. I have a passion for working with young athletes and helping them become better athletes and teammates. My goal for each season is that each player feels like they have gained a better knowledge of the game and feel like they have worked hard to improve their abilities.

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