July 6, 2020
Professional Volleyball Player, Alexis Conaway, will lead clinic at United Sports Academy
NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD – Alexis Conaway, a MOC -Floyd Valley graduate and a current professional volleyball player, will be leading the “Train Like a Pro” MVP United Volleyball Clinic at the United Sports Academy on July 8 from 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. The media is invited to interview Conaway at 2:00 PM on July 8 at the United Sports Academy – 300 Centennial Drive, North Sioux City, SD.
Alexis Conaway, a former MVP United athlete, currently plays volleyball professionally for LiigaPloki Pihtipudas in Finland. Siouxlanders may remember Conaway from her standout high school career at MOC-Floyd Valley. While at MOC-Floyd Valley, Conaway was a state champion in three different sports, a four-year letter winner, a two-time Elite All-State honoree and earned the Gatorade Player of the Year her junior year. Her senior season consisted of 505 kills, 59 aces and 279 digs!
Conaway then went on to be a middle blocker and outside hitter for Iowa State. Her senior season at Iowa State was in 2017. She played and started in all 29 matches, taking part in 101 sets. She started the first nine matches of the season at middle blocker before moving over to outside hitter for the remainder of the season. Conaway finished the season with 238 kills, 179 digs and 103 blocks, becoming the first Cyclone since Alison Landwehr in 2011 with a triple-triple season and had nine matches with at least 10 kills.
At the “Train Like a Pro” Clinic, Conaway will be working with 6th - 12th grade volleyball players on all aspects of the game with a focus on hitting. The United Sports Academy is honored to have a professional athlete available to train and impact their athletes.
The United Sports Academy is located in the CNOS Fieldhouse – 300 Centennial Drive, Suite 170, North Sioux City, SD. For more information on the United Sports Academy and how to get involved in programs offered, visit www.usportsacacd.com.