United Sports Academy Welcomes Alexia Gerdes to the Team

July 13, 2023

NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD – The United Sports Academy has hired Alexia Gerdes as the MVP Volleyball Administrative Assistant and Sports Mental Performance Coach. Alexia is a great addition to our organization and we are excited to welcome her to our team!

In her new role, Gerdes will be assisting the MVP Volleyball staff in administrative duties, coaching training sessions, leading club teams and assisting athletes in the college recruiting process. Along with her administrative and coaching responsibilities, Gerdes will be providing a brand new service to United Sports Academy athletes and coaches: Mental Sports Performance Training.

Alexia Gerdes grew up in Cherokee and was an athlete at MVP for seven years. Most notably, she was a part of the MVP 18 Blue team in 2015 that brought home the AAU National Title. She graduated from Cherokee Washington High School in 2016 and continued her volleyball career at a collegiate level at Adams State University in Colorado as a right-side hitter. At Adams State she obtained her M.S. in Applied Sports Psychology and today has her own LLC called Paramount Performance. Her focus is to help athletes become the best version of themselves mentally and physically.

Prior to starting her own company, Gerdes spent 5 years as a health coach assisting clients in improving their overall health and wellness. During this time, she continued her love of volleyball by coaching boys and girls at the high school level in Colorado Springs.

"I am super excited to be back with MVP Volleyball!" states Alexia. "This club is truly a family environment and I couldn’t be happier to be working with the future generation of athletes and promoting the love for the sport! I am looking forward to working with the athletes and helping them become the best version of themselves.”

If you would like to get in contact with Alexia Gerdes, please email her at agerdes@usportsacad.com

The United Sports Academy is located in the CNOS Fieldhouse – 300 Centennial Drive, Suite 170, North Sioux City, SD.

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Alexia Gerdes

MVP Administrative Assistant / Sports Mental Performance Coach

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