Congratulations to our U151 team for
qualifying for Power League 1 for 2013!

About Us

Southwind Rising Volleyball is a Junior Olympic Volleyball Club in the Kansas City area. Our club philosophy is “Integrity by design, Excellence through training”. Under the leadership of Rachel Magana, director, the club has sent 7 teams to the Junior Olympic National Championships (2007-2012). Southwind Rising has demonstrated a track record of developing competitive teams at both the National and Regional level. The club not only promotes excellent volleyball athletes but strives to ensure a well-rounded person by incorporating strong teamwork skills, leadership training and cultivating positive self-esteem.

With over 20 years experience in the field Rachel has developed techniques and drills to help advance athletes to an elite level of play. Southwind Rising is one of the only Junior Olympic clubs in the area that runs programs year round, our Club teams train and compete fall through spring. Our Summer Intensity Program increases athlete’s verticals, speed, and strength; while also working towards stronger skills and strategies of the game. The Fall Skills and Game Series Training is developed to work with athletes at any skill level.

Southwind Rising also works with various parks and recreation departments around the city to include Johnson County Parks and Recreation, Blue Valley Parks and Recreation, as well as other programs. Our relationships with these organizations include hosting fundamental camps, classes and clinics throughout the year.

Mission Statement

Southwind Rising Volleyball is dedicated to youth and young adult athletes. Our paramount interest is maintaining the integrity of the athlete and club while teaching the fundamental skills of volleyball towards the development of elite athletes and nationally competitive teams.


Rachel Magana, Club Director /U13, 14 & 15 Red Coach
913.515.7757   email   bio

Rebecca Arnold, Recruitment Coordinator /U15 Red Coach
816.213.3406   email   bio

Emily O'Dell, Assistant Director-Projects/U11 & U17 Coach
720.232.7100   email   bio

Andrea Jensen, Assistant Director/U12-1 & U16-1 Coach
712.310.1802   email   bio

Grace Conrad, Administrative Assistant
319.269.2849   email   bio


HOA at Kansas City, KSmap

Land Gym at MidAmerica Nazarene Universitymap

Lenexa Community Center at 93rd & Pflummmap

New Century Fieldhouse at I-35 and exit 210map

Okun Fieldhouse at Johnson Drive off of 435map

Latest Information

readSouthwind Rising Collegiate Commitments

viewCALENDAR UPDATE: 84 events updated

readSummer INTENSITY Program 2014

readSummer South League Teams 2014

readTournament Schedules 2013-2014

readPlayer Clinics and Volleytime with BVRC

readWinter and Spring Break Camps

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