Altitude Academies: Where Coaching Makes the Difference
Volleyball Academy Director Melissa Piazza
Melissa began playing volleyball in 1999 at the age of 11. She played for Orlando Volleyball Academy (OVA) 12U through 18U, as a Libero and Setter. In 2006, Melissa graduated from Winter Park High School with two Florida State Championships under her belt as a Libero; specifically, in 2004 she assisted in leading Winter Park to an undefeated season. Melissa ended her high school career playing for the 2005 Team Florida and the USA Junior National Team in 2006. She accepted a full scholarship to play collegiate ball at University of Central Florida (UCF). During freshman season she set the NCAA Record for total digs in a single season. Melissa graduated from UCF where she majored in Interdisciplinary Studies and minored in Coaching and Communications.
Now, Melissa is the Head Coach of the 18-Red team for Altitude Academies Indoor Club. Prior to joining Altitude Academies, she was the director of The NVL Professional Beach Tour for four seasons. She also coached at OVA for three seasons and was the Head Coach for both boys and girls West Orange High School Volleyball Teams.
All coaching staff is passionate, certified and experienced in helping you improve your game and have fun doing it!
Improve your game for a lifetime.
Our hybrid approach offers both indoor & beach volleyball!
Our proven training methodology is what sets us apart.
- Top Level coaching staff
- Training design to improve specific skills
- Weekly competition
- Mental Preparation
- Nutrition Planning