Blastoff to Host Recruiting and Coaching Clinics with Utah Coach Beth Launiere

The Bayou Regional Volleyball Association is excited to have Utah Utes Head Coach Beth Launiere in New Orleans to conduct FREE informative volleyball clinics in conjunction with the 2022 New Orleans Blastoff Junior Club Volleyball Tournament.

On Sunday, January 16, 2022, Coach Launiere will conduct a FREE lecture for parents along with a question-and-answer session on recruiting. This is a must for all parents of players who are or soon will be entering recruitment age. The meeting site information will be announced at and the Bayou Region Calendar.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, Coach Launiere will conduct a FREE coaches’ clinic from 9 AM to 1 PM at a site to be announced. It’s a must for even the most experienced coaches. All coaches are invited to attend this invaluable opportunity to learn from the best.

Coach Launiere has been the Ute’s Head Coach for 32 seasons and is coming off her 3rd straight 3rd place finish in the PAC-12 (with wins over #3Nebraska and #6Washington) and 6th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. She was named the 2019 Pac-12 Coach of the Year after leading the Utes to a 24-10 record and the program’s 4th Sweet 16 appearance in program history. Along with earning her first Pac-12 Coach of the Year honor, she also was named the AVCA West Region Coach of the Year for the 4th time (2001, ’06, ’08, 19). The coach of the year award was her first Pac-12 honor, but her 4th coach of the year award in her career after she was named MWC Coach of the Year three times (2004, ’06, ’08).

The University of Utah recently received a donation of $1 million to establish the Beth Launiere Endowed Volleyball Head Coach Fund, the first head coach endowment among Utah’s athletics programs. The fund will be used to support the mission and values of the University of Utah Volleyball program by creating a permanent endowment to recognize and promote excellence in coaching.

Mark your calendar so you don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn from one of the best college volleyball coaches in the country brought to you by the Bayou Region of USAVolleyball in conjunction with the 2022 New Orleans Blastoff Tournament.