2013 Schedule
STVBC Classic
Southern Tier Kaepa Volleyball Club


STVBC Founder/Director Patti Perone

Patti Perone founded the Southern Tier Volleyball Club (USA Volleyball) in 1987 and oversees all aspects of the Club. 

Patti has an extensive and impressive background. After graduating Lincoln High School in Yonkers, NY she attended Indiana State University, graduating with BS and MS degrees. She coached the Westchester (Pepsico) Volleyball Club (USA Volleyball) from 1981 to 1986 starting with the 14's and under, worked through the age groups and was Co-President in 1985 and 1986. She coached Briarcliff High School Varsity team for 6 Championship seasons including 5 Sectional Championships and 6 Conference Championships.  Patti also coached the Empire State Games Central Region/Scholastic Division for four years and the Hudson Valley Region Open-Collegiate Division for five years.

Patti has coached the Horseheads High School Volleyball team in Horseheads, NY since 1987 to present to 22 Championship Seasons including NYS Champions - Class A in 2001 / 15 NY State Final Four appearances (4 NY State Finals Appearances) / 17 Regional Championships / 20 Sectional Championships / 2 STAC (Southern Tier Athletic Conference) Titles / 19 League Championships (STAC West and Sullivan Trail League).  Patti also started the Modified Volleyball program  for 7th and 8th grades in 1987 at the Horseheads Middle School.     

Also in her coaching repertoire are numerous Volleyball Camps such as the Horseheads Volleyball Camp (Director and Coach), Notheastern Volleyball Camp (SUNY Cortland), RIT Volleyball Camp, Elite Volleyball Camp University or Wyoming & Southern Colorado University (Assistant Coach) and Concordia College/Division III in Bronxville, NY (Conference Champions).

Patti is affiliated with:

  • American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) - Board Member
  • National Association for Girls and Women in Sports (NAGWS) Rules Committee (High School Representative)
  • New York State Volleyball Coordinator
  • Section IV Volleyball Coordinator (Fall Volleyball)
  • Sullivan Trail Conference/Southern Tier Athletic Conference (Volleyball Coordinator)
  • Numerous other professional associations

Patti has been an inspirational role model and mentor to area students for many years and continues to provide professional level coaching to girls throughout the Southern Tier.  Her professional experience and background is second to none. 


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