A5 South - The future is bright!

May 7, 2021 -

A5 Sister Club Restructures to Make More Club History!
A new facility and leadership changes on the south side will position our sister club for growth and results!
As the 2020-21 club season wraps up, this year has proven to be one with its share of adversity but also great opportunity. We are excited to share the following leadership changes at A5 South that will ultimately help the program grow in its ability to execute our mission. 
Our mission is to teach girls and boys life lessons through the sport of volleyball.
Joe Whigham, A5 Sister Club Liaison
Join us in congratulating Joe in his new role as A5 Sister Club Liaison. This is a new role that has been identified to ensure healthy growth in our sister clubs - A5 South, A5 Gwinnett and A5 Chattanooga. Joe Whigham served as A5 South Club Director for 10 years having been named Club Director in 2012 when A5 South first started. Over the years as a sister club Director, Joe has gained valuable insight on how A5 can better serve the players, families, coaches and communities surrounding its sister clubs. As Sister Club Liaison, his primary responsibilities will be to ensure the club volleyball and training experience at our sister clubs continue to meet the high standards of A5. He will finish out the season with his A5 South 16-1 team and then turn his attention to his new role. We are grateful for all Joe has done to invest in A5 South players and families and we look forward to the impact he will continue to make in his new role.
Marge Ramos, A5 South Club Director
Join us in welcoming Marge as the new A5 South Club Director. Marge returns to A5 South having worn many hats in the sport of volleyball. She previously served as Coaching Director, Board Member and Master Coach at A5 South, and served as Youth Programs Co-Director, Summer Camps/Clinics Administrator, Club Banquet Manager and Food Coordinator at A5 in Roswell. Her coaching career began in 1999 at local grassroots level clinics. She began assisting with the A5 youth program in 2006 and has since head coached & assisted teams in the 11U-15U age groups as well as middle & high school programs in the Atlanta area. She is also a Lead Instructor at VolleyPerformance. As an Oglethorpe University alumna, Marge contributed to the volleyball program as an Assistant Coach and Director of Volleyball Operations for two seasons. She is extremely excited about the progressive growth of the A5 family and looks forward to working with A5 South coaches, players and families.
Emily Johnson, A5 South Youth Director
Join us in welcoming Emily as the A5 South Youth Director. She has been with A5 since 2010 having coached at A5 Gwinnett (GA5), A5, and most recently at A5 South as CVC (Competitive Volleyball Club) Director and Coach. Her high school coaching experience includes Director of Coaching/Head Varsity Coach, Bowling Green Christian Academy (2016-2019), Director of Coaching/Head Varsity Coach, The Galloway School (2013-2015), and Head Varsity Coach (2010-2011) Head JV Coach (2008-2010) Riverwood High School. Her collegiate coaching experience includes Associate Head Coach (2011-2013) at Oglethorpe University. Her leadership in her role as our new Youth Director along with her vast coaching and training experience with players of all ages brings excitement and energy to the gym. We look forward to how she will shape the youth programs at A5 South to reach and inspire the next generation of volleyball players.
A5 South's NEW dedicated facility!
A5 Southplex - a brand new 6 court gym is under construction to become the home of A5 South. It is really exciting to be involved with this construction from the ground up so stay tuned, we will share more details over the summer. 
Jeremy Harrison, A5 Southplex Facility Manager
Join us in welcoming Jeremy as the new A5 South Facility Director.
He has been with A5 South since its beginning in 2012 primarily coaching (12-1, 15-1, 16-1, 18-1) and was Assistant Club Director & Coaches Director 2012-2014. Prior to his time with A5 South, his club coaching experience included Fusion Volleyball Club (2012) - Assistant Club Director and Head Coach (18-1, 14-2), Magic Volleyball Club (2010-2011) - Coaches Director and Head Coach (17-1, 16-1, 15-1), Southern Fury Volleyball Club (2004-2009) - Assistant Club Director and Head Coach (18-1, 17-1, 15-1), Henry Heat Volleyball Club (2003) - Head Coach (17-1). He was Assistant Coach at University of West Georgia (2015-2016) and Varsity Assistant Coach and JV Coach, Woodward Academy (2009-2012, 2016). He will oversee the design, operations, and maintenance of A5 South's new home. We are grateful for his leadership this year when A5 South moved to the current location on Graham Rd in Fairburn. We look forward to having him on board to keep things running smoothly at our new location. He will also continue to stay involved with coaching and training players.

A5 South Volleyball Club: Teaching life lessons through the sport of volleyball.

A5 South had 5 teams earn bids to the 2016 USAV Girls Junior National Championships.

A5 South Volleyball Club
7401 Graham Road
Fairburn, GA 30213

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