Our Mission Statement
We practice with a purpose. We play with a passion.
hcSynergy Volleyball Club was started by Heather Cooper in the fall of 2008 as an effort to provide high school girls the opportunity to play volleyball all year round.
Heather Cooper, also known as “Cooper”, is the heart and soul behind hcSynergy. As Founder and Club Director, she wants to share her love and passion for volleyball. She recognizes the huge impact the sport has on the athletes both on and off the court.
Cooper graduated from San Jose State University with a Degree in Recreation and Leisure, with a Minor in Communication. Going on her 14th year of coaching, she is currently the Volleyball Program Director at Branham High School for both the Girls and Boys.
The club started with two girls teams playing in the 16s age bracket a total of 20 girls, 2 coaches, and 20 families. During our first year as a club our 16-1 team was ranked 26th and our 16-2 team ranked 33rd out of 137 teams. In 2013 the club added 2 power (travel) teams. The club has grown in 2015 to have a total of six teams with a total of 56 girls, 8 coaches and over 53 families.
As the only nonprofit 501(3c) organization in San Jose, CA is designed to provide young athletes with the opportunity to learn and compete in the sport of volleyball regardless of their financial ability. We strive to provide the following to all our players:
We provide an environment for young girls to not only learn the sport of volleyball, but also provide a level of understanding to keep their bodies healthy both emotionally and physically. This is achieved by:
We strive to bring out the best in our girls and ensure they are feeling good about what they have accomplished.