3STEP Sports Acquires Front Range Volleyball Club and Colorado Crossroads, adding one of the Nation’s Top Clubs and Longest Running Tournaments to the Robust Volleyball Division
November 6, 2023
ANDOVER, Mass. (November 6, 2023) – 3STEP Sports, the nation’s largest and most impactful youth sports club and event operator, has acquired Front Range Volleyball Club and Colorado Crossroads, adding Colorado’s premier volleyball club and one of the country’s longest running and most prestigious national tournaments to its stellar volleyball division.
Since 1981, Front Range Volleyball Club (FRVC) has been the leading volleyball program in the Denver metro area. Based in Englewood, Colorado, the Front Range Training Center offers FRVC athletes a premier youth sports experience with a state-of-the-art facility complete with four full volleyball courts, a weight room, training room and media room. Over the last 20 years, FRVC has won eight National Championship, with 250+ FRVC athletes receiving collegiate athletic scholarships, 50+ of whom went on to become collegiate All-Americans.
At the helm is Jim Miret who brings more than 30 years of coaching experience spanning from youth grassroots to the highest level of international play. Miret who has won three National Championships with FRVC, has also coached the USAV Youth, Junior and Olympic National team programs.
“Front Range was a pioneer for junior club volleyball in Colorado and we have set a very high standard through our player development, values, professionalism, and our club’s history of excellence,” said Jim Miret, Director of Front Range Volleyball Club. “The elite volleyball division at 3STEP Sports mirrors our mission and values and we are excited to join the family and continue to build on the legacy that has helped to shape so many lives”
In addition to FRVC, Miret and his team operate Colorado Crossroads, one of the longest-running national volleyball tournaments in the country. Historically, more than 1,500 teams from 30+ states fill the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver. Crossroads will be held March 9 – 11, 2024 as another key national tournament in 3STEP’s Top Court Event Series.
“Front Range and Colorado Crossroads bring years of experience, expertise and a love for the game to 3STEP and we are so excited to welcome Jim and his team into our family,” said 3STEP CEO, Tania King. “We cannot wait to continue the growth and expansion of Top Court and our club volleyball footprint throughout the West”.
ABOUT 3STEP SPORTS
3STEP SPORTS LLC is the industry leader for youth sports clubs and events in the country, impacting 1.1+ million athletes from all 50 states across nine different sports. With a mission to be the leading and most dependable platform for all athletes to live out their passions, 3STEP has reimagined youth sports by providing access to top-tier coaching, nationally-ranked events, best-in-class facilities and premier media content to all athletes.
To learn more about 3STEP Sports, go to www.threestep.com
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