TEAM AIST Volleyball

Team AIST Volleyball History

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with select players from across the country to competing in a variety of sports. The selection process is based on recommendations from coaches as well as statistical leaders from around the nation at all levels of college play. For our high school selected players can be from an AIST Tryout, college coaches recommendations, college showcase events or from our research of online player profiles.

As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Benefits of Traveling with AIST Select Teams

Our program is designed to give athletes the opportunity to improve as a player and as a person. Here are a few reasons to travel with AIST:

  • Cultural Experience of a Lifetime
  • Personal Growth
  • Educational sightseeing excursions and experiences
  • Emersion into an unfamiliar atmosphere
  • Develop new techniques and opportunities to improve your skills
  • A better understanding of the world around you
  • Meeting new friends, teammates and opponents from around the world
  • For High School Athletes - a chance to gain experience playing with like talent as preparation for the college level
  • For College Athletes - a chance to gain exposure for opportunities to play professionally abroad - AIST does not guarantee and pro contracts or opportunities by traveling with us

AIST Select Team Tours:

  • 2015 Dominican Republic Exhibition Tour
  • 2015 United World Games Tournament
  • 2015 Italy Tournament
  • 2014 United World Games Tournament - 4th Place Finish
  • 2013 United World Games Tournament - 5th place finish
  • 2012 – United World Games Tournament - 4th place finish
  • 2012 – Italy Exhibition Tour 4 games vs. Top Club Teams
  • 2011 – Div I - 3-2 overall record on exhibition tour
  • 2011 – Div II, III and NAIA team 2nd Place Italy Tournament
  • 2007 – 2nd Place Italy Tournament
  • 2005 – 1st Place Aruba Tournament
  • 2005 – 2nd Place Italy tournament
  • 2004 – 1st Place Aruba Tournament
  • 2003 – 1st Place Aruba Tournament
AIST Select Team Coaches:
  • 2016 Abbey Sutherland - University of Wisconsin - Stephens Point - Italy Volleyball Tour
  • 2016 Beth Ann Wilson – Marymount University- - Italy Volleyball Tour
  • 2015 Matt Darling - Gannon University - Italy Volleyball Tour
  • 2015 – UWG Volleyball Tour and Dominican Republic - Jane Turner - Harper College
  • 2015 – UWG Volleyball Tour - Aleah Hayes - Columbia College (MO)
  • 2014 – Stephanie Dragan – Franklin Pierce University - Prague Cup Tour
  • 2014 – Peggy Martin - Spring Hill College – Italy Tour
  • 2013 – Jeanine Stefani - Point Arena High School Point Arena, CA – United World Games
  • 2012 – Robert Bethea - ARRYO Volleyball Club Pasedena, CA - United World Games
  • 2012 – Stephanie Dragan – Franklin Pierce University – Italy Tour
  • 2011 – Joe Getzin – University of Mississippi – Italy Tour
  • 2011 – Chris Johnson – Seatle Pacific University – Italy Tour
  • 2011 – Cory Frederick – Missouri Western University – Italy Tour
  • 2007 – Raftyn Birath – Marquette University – Italy Tour
  • 2005 – Don Metil – Lees-McRae College – Aruba Tour
  • 2005 – Krista Singleton – Walsh University – Holland Tour
  • 2005 - Jennifer Hanley – Illinois College – Italy Tour
  • 2004 - Jennifer Hanley – Illinois College – Aruba Tour – Italy Tour
  • 2003 – Doug Tulley – University of Minnesota-Mankato – Aruba Tour
AIST Top Team Players:
  • Northern Kentucky University – Jenna Schriever - All American
  • Eckerd College – Madison Burr - All American
  • University of Albany – Laurie Gonzalez - All American
  • CSU - San Bernardino – Samantha Middleborn - DII National Player of the Year 2010
  • Truman State University – Megan Sharpe - All American
  • Ferris State University – Samantha Fordyce - All American
  • University of the District of Columbia – Rosalyn Santos
  • Brescia University – Molly Hall
  • Grand Canyon University – Laura Huff
  • Theil College – Erin Plaso
  • Francis Marion University – Lezlie Logan
  • Hawaii Pacific University – Sandra Brunke
  • Sul Ross State University – Athena Rivas
  • Lees-McRae College – Lenka Jamrichova
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University – Amy Vanderkolk
  • Mary Baldwin College – Kim Clum
 

Highlight Videos of Past Tours