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Message From Outgoing Club Director, Erin Lorenz

Dear Ultimate Families:

I want to thank all of our players, coaches and families – past and present – for helping to build Ultimate Volleyball Club from one team of 11-year-old players to a nationally-recognized club of almost 60 teams. After 22 years of tremendous successes and lasting memories, I am retiring. I am happy to say that Ultimate VBC will continue and will be better than ever. Our coaches, staff, and practice facilities will remain the same, and they are ready to welcome you back for what promises to be a banner year!

Ultimate Volleyball Club will now be under the ownership and direction of Joel Anderson. Since 2003, Joel and I have had a close friendship through club volleyball. I like him, I trust him, I think he is a great volleyball mind and leader, and I know you will too! Joel has been the owner and director of Chicago Elite Volleyball Club and the owner of Club 1 Volleyball Club for 17 years. These clubs have been highly successful for both boys and girls at the national level, with numerous national championships and hundreds of scholarships earned. In 2018 Joel received the JVA Junior Club Service Award, recognizing his contributions to junior volleyball.

In addition, Joel has led many boys’ and girls’ teams to IHSA state finals, and in 2009 was named IHSA Illinois High School Coach of the Year, as well as a finalist for National Coach of the Year. I am thrilled and confident that Joel will take our teams and players to new heights!

Thank you all for the privilege of working with you and your children. 
And as always, Go, Ultimate!
Erin Lorenz

To reach an Ultimate administrator, please email:
Joel Anderson,
Joe Hovanes,
Lauren Lorenz,