BRIGHTON, MI – Legacy Center Volleyball added L2, it’s new, elite, open level to the their arsenal of club teams back in May. The expansion of levels isn’t the only thing that was added. Legacy Center Sports Complex is excited to welcome new members to our volleyball family.
Legacy Center Volleyball is thrilled to announce two new Executive Directors, Eric and Sarah Lindstrom. Eric and Sarah bring years of proficiency and knowledge to the team. “We are excited to bring the Open Level of Volleyball to Legacy Center, along with some of the best coaches in the state who are college, high school and club coaches. The coaches in our program all share the same love of the game and same values it takes to build strong young athletes,” said Sarah Lindstrom. “We feel that it is very important that our program leaves our athletes with a positive impact both physically and mentally. We want to build upon and create an environment for all athletes at every level to not only develop a better understanding of the game of volleyball, but compete at the highest level they can, learn life lessons, problem solving skills, teamwork, and personal growth throughout the season.”
Eric Lindstrom was Co-Founder and Owner of Legacy Volleyball Club, which he helped build into one of the top clubs in the nation. He foresees the same great success at Legacy Center. The Lindstrom pair have an impressive combined 35 years of coaching experience at the club level (Eric 20, Sarah 15), which include 20 teams Qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships with a 3rd place finish, and 3 teams finishing 3rd place at AAU Nationals in the Open division. Eric, additionally, has 15 years of coaching at the NCAA Division 1 level with Oakland University; including an appearance at the NCAA Tournament in 2014. Sarah has 12 years of involvement at the high school level as head coach between Divine Child (5 years), Walled Lake Central (6 years) and, her current placement, Northville (1 year). In these 12 years there are 8 District Championships, 2 Regional Championships and 1 State Final 4 finish.
In the last month, Legacy Center Volleyball held tryouts for 4 different levels: L2, Legends Adidas, Legends Regional and Legends State. With over 650 participants, this year’s tryouts were the most attended in program history. It was a monumental tryout season not only with the participation numbers, or start of L2, but also the start of a boys program. The inaugural boys tryouts formed 3 high level boys teams. There is anticipation of growth in the coming years for boys volleyball at Legacy Center Sports Complex.
Eric Lindstrom stated, “I believe that with our facilities, coaches and support staff, we are the best place to play and train in the state of Michigan.” Along with the facilities, the Lindstrom duo want the environment to be just as worthy. Sarah added, “Our program will be like a family, with each player at each level feeling as important as the next…the opportunities we will be able to bring to youth volleyball for both girls and boys is endless in this world class facility.”
A final round of tryouts will be held on September 26 for boys and October 10 for 12-14U girls.
About Legacy Center Sports Complex
Legacy Center Sports Complex is the Midwest’s premier multi-sport facility and program provider. Established in 2013, Legacy’s mission is to create better athletes, better players and better people by offering world-class programming and facilities for athletes of all ages and skill levels. Legacy Center consists of a 90 acre campus that offers a first-class learning environment in Brighton. Experience the Legacy Difference and learn more about their programs, leagues and club sports by visiting www.LegacyCenterMichigan.com. Your Legacy Starts Here.