• ~ Meeting the Challenge with Conviction ~




    "Be devoted to one another in love, honor one another above yourselves." Romans 12:10

  • NEWS


    Daily Practices (8/20 - 11/9) are 3:30-5:30p

    *we have many Saturday practices&tournaments during season!*




    Pre-Season 2018: Team Building Functions for both JV + V

    8/24 - 8/26

    functions will vary for each team

    *this yr. team building ( varsity ) level will be approx. $40/person *




    Summer Volleyball Training

    CRU volleyball has partnered w/ THE ACADEMY of SPORTS PERFORMANCE

    and will be offering team training sessions this summer.

    These session are exclusive to our team!

    June 25,27,28

    July 9,11,12,16,18,19,23,25,26,30

    August 1,2,6,8,9,13,15,16


    Cost will be $100/athlete

    training sessions are held @ 11909 N. Division St.

    register by contacting Chris


    Chris Gradoville: 402.677.0335 (c) / 509.242.3007(o)



    .............Congratulations ............


    Paige Dawson (class of 2019)

    has committed to playing volleyball at SPU

    We are so proud of you and all your efforts :)

  • Team Read

    Chop Wood Carry Water

    In our quest to become better athletes and people, we ask that anyone interested in CRU volleyball ~ please read or listen to our "team read" for the upcoming season! It will be an integral part of what we do daily as a volleyball program!

  • Schedule

    Always Subject to Change


    This schedule is done to the best of our ability BUT sometimes changes occur that we are unable to keep pace with on the website.......please contact coaches directly if you have questions re: conflicts in information that might occur we are asking for grace!



    2018 NWC VB Schedule 


    2018 High School Volleyball begins 8/20/18

    8/20: 1st HS vb practice

    8/30: Jamboree (Freeman)

    8/31: @ Cheney

    9/4: Liberty @ NWC

    9/6: @ Ferris

    9/8: Freeman Tournament (varsity only)

    9/11: @ Kettle Falls

    9/13: Chewelah @ NWC

    9/18: Wilbur/Creston @ NWC

    9/20: Davenport @ NWC

    9/25: @ St. George's

    9/27: Kettle Falls @ NWC

    9/28 - 9/29: Linda Sheridan Tournament (varsity only)

    10/2: @ Chewelah

    10/4: @ Wilbur/Creston

    10/6: West Valley Tournament (jv only)

    10/9: @ Davenport

    10/16: St. George's @ NWC ****Senior night***

    10/23: @ Shadle

    10/25: Districts

    11/1: Districts

    11/7 - 11/9: STATE VOLLEYBALL @ yakima sundome



  • Our Mission



    Everything we do, we believe in bettering ourselves and those around us.


    We believe in thinking differently


    The way we approach volleyball is teaching the athletes in our care the principles that govern the motor programs specific to our sport (volleyball)


    Turns out we are able to build strong athletes and people, we are highly competitive & we are committed to a strong process.



    Wanna Play?



    Coming soon for 2018 season.............


    We do require practice shirts & uniform spandex, so please check back for ordering details :)



    Kim Zorn


    Crusader Volleyball

    Kim is entering her fourth season as part of the Crusader volleyball staff and brings with her a wealth of knowledge along with an infectious passion for helping young women desire to become lifelong learners both on and off the court. Kim has over 20 years of experience coaching high school, club & collegiate volleyball. She is a graduate of Whitworth University. Kim believes wholeheartedly in learning through motor programing and through the teaching of fundamentals. She looks forward to being part of building a highly functioning & competitive volleyball program at NWC.


    Lindsay Dietzen-Greer


    Crusader Volleyball

    Lindsay has coached volleyball at Northwest Christian for the past seven seasons. Coach Dietzen-Greer played volleyball collegiately at Biola University in Southern California. Lindsay has experience coaching club volleyball for numerous clubs in Spokane as well as coaching for NBC Camps where she has spent many summers as a master teacher and site director. Coach Greer is currently employed at

    "The Academy of Sports Performance"

    Lindsay is passionate about being part of building a highly functioning & competitive volleyball program at NWC.


  • Crusader Volleyball Roster

    Earned not Given





    Visiting our website will allow Crusader athletes, parents & coaches the ability to stay connected with our on-goings throughout our season!

    Communication both early and often are extremely critical to an athlete's success in our program ~ many hours are spent planning practices and activities and athletes not allowing lead time or notification of conflicts can become very problematic.




    This is the best form of communication with our coaching staff, throughout the summer months.


    call or text

    This will become the better form of communication when we are In Season (Aug. 20th - Nov. 10th)


    The following links are resources that we find extremely valuable in our continuous journey to become the best volleyball community we can be and they also provide important information for our volleyball athletes and families!



    Gold Medal Squared




    American Volleyball Coaches Association


    Train Ugly


    Motor Programming / Mindset Training




    Washington Interscholastic Activities Association


    Max Preps


    Standings and More


    NCAA Clearinghouse


    Information for Student Athletes / Requirements to Play Collegiate Athletics


    Sudden Impact VBC


    Information on Camps and Private Training / Elite VBC in the Puget Sound Region


    St. Mary's Volleyball


    Information on camps and training opportunities.


    Pepperdine Volleyball


    Information about camps and training opportunities.  


    Notre Dame Volleyball


    Information about camps and training opportunities