FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – Longtime volleyball leader Bruce White from New Orleans, LA, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Jack Schatz AAU Volleyball Award by the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc. (AAU). The Jack Schatz Award is presented to individuals that have shown an outstanding commitment to the development of the sport of volleyball.
White has been a staple in the New Orleans, LA community as the owner of the White Sands Beach Volleyball Center in Metairie and the former partner of the Coconut Beach Volleyball Complex. He is responsible for the development of AAU beach volleyball in the area as well as a recognized leader of the game nationwide. White has been involved with AAU Beach Volleyball as the Zone B Director and Southern AAU District Representative. In addition, White has hosted and directed the AAU Junior Olympic Games Beach Volleyball competitions in New Orleans as well as numerous district and regional events. In 2015, he will be hosting the AAU National Classic at the White Sands Beach Volleyball Center.
Founded in 1888, the AAU is the largest multi-sport, non-profit, volunteer organizations in the United States dedicated solely to the development of amateur sports and physical fitness programs. The AAU philosophy of “Sports For All, Forever” is shared by nearly 700,000 member athletes, coaches and volunteers as the grassroots level. The AAU youth sports program provided opportunities for millions of youth to participate in 32 sport programs at the local, regional and national levels. The AAU Volleyball program has events throughout the country for both indoor and beach teams. For additional information, please visit www.aauvolleyball.org.
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