Lloydminister Public School Division

780-875-5541 Fax: 780-875-7829

5017 46 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 1R4

Volleyball Academy

LPSD Volleyball Academy

Our goal with the LPSD Volleyball Academy is to enrich Lloydminster and surrounding communities with a new volleyball-centred educational opportunity. The Volleyball Academy will allow students from Grades 7-9 across the division to participate in an enhanced volleyball-specific program focusing on the skills and gameplay.

  • Volleyball Academy aims to foster a love of the sport in our athletes.
  • We hope to build confidence and resiliency through sport.
  • This program will be open to any skill level as athletes will be provided with skill development.

Lakeland Rustler Women's Volleyball Coach Austin Dyer leads the LPSD Volleyball Academy.

With a diligent, well-thought-out, athlete-centred plan, we believe the Volleyball Academy will offer an exceptional program.

The LPSD Volleyball Academy registration opens March 1, 2024.

With limited spots, the program may fill up quickly.


For further information, please call (780) 875-5541.

The tuition is $650.00  ($112.50 payable monthly from Sept-Dec)

A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required with registration.

Athletes will receive branded LPSD Volleyball Academy Practice Gear.

Austin Dyer is currently a half-time teacher at ES Laird Middle School. He has been teaching for the LPSD for the past 13 years. Austin is currently the athletic director at the school and teaches predominantly Physical Education. Austin helped create and taught the grade 9 Advance Physical Education option. This was a class that allowed the students to choose to be part of a Physical Education class with a group of like-minded students who wanted to be competitive. While at ES Laird Middle School, Austin has helped coach Badminton, Track & Field, and Golf.

Coach Dyer is an NCCP fully certified level 3 performance and advanced developmental coach.

He holds bachelor degrees in Kinesiology and Education. He also has his Masters of Education in Coaching Studies. He is heading into his 13th year running the Rustlers Women's Volleyball Program. During his tenure with the Rustlers, his teams have qualified for conference championships every year. 


Other Instructors:

  • Taylor Dyer
  • Matt Peck

LPSD Volleyball Academy is available for students in grades 7-9 from College Park, Bishop Lloyd, ES Laird, and LCHS.

  • Sessions run Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:15 pm, September through January at the LCHS Gym.

Maximum of 32 students.

Other details include:

  • The Volleyball Academy will conduct all sessions at LCHS.
  • Transportation from each school to LCHS will be provided.
  • Students may catch LCHS buses home or parents can pick up at 3:15 pm at LCHS.
  • A Certified Teacher will accompany and support the learning of all student groups. 

Program content

  • Elite coaches will plan, instruct and assess students on skill development in Volleyball.
  • The focus for the sessions will be on Movement Skills, Volleyball Skills, Individual Skills, Multiplayer Skills, and the acquisition of creative skills.
  • With two sessions per week for each group, students will receive roughly over 50 hours of on-floor elite coaching and skill development