Eclipse Volleyball Club

Press and Awards

Players in the News:

  • 09/23/11, Savanah Day, "Monta Vista Outlasts Milpitas", Cupertino Patch (Eclipse '09, '11) (online)
  • 09/07/11, Heather Sangster (Eclipse '05-'10), Meghan Cyron (Eclipse '08 - '11), Meghan McDermott (Eclipse '11), "Enthusiastic Eagles eye playoffs, 20-plus wins", Los Altos Town Crier (online)
  • 08/30/11, Congrats to all Eclipsoids! 2011 High School Tryout results.
  • 09/28/10, Heather Sangster (Eclipse '05-'10), Coach Jason Kennedy, "Young Los Altos team growing up fast ", Los Altos Town Crier (online)
  • 10/22/09, Lindsey Wang (Eclipse '05-'09), Palo Alto Daily, "Wang Is the Ultimate Gamer", (newspaper, pdf1, pdf2)
  • 09/18/09, Allie Coleman, "Swarthmore Volleyball Wins Garnet Classic", Swarthmore College Blog (online)
  • 09/16/09, Heather Sangster, Los Altos Town Crier, (online, pdf)
  • 12/03/08, Lindsey Wang, Pauline Ryan win CA State Championship, Palo Alto Online, (online, pdf, video)
  • 12/06/08, Sarah Strawbridge, Nicole Radish, Homestead makes to CA State final, MaxPrep (online, pdf, video)
  • Dec. 2008, Ashley Yu, Alex Chiu (All-League hornorable mention), Monta Vista HS' "the Banner", (pdf, page 8)
  • 10/08/08, Allie Coleman, "Palo Alto HS 2009 Athlete of the Year Honorable Mention", Paly Voice (online, pdf, video highlight)
  • 10/08/08, Allie Coleman, "player of the week", Palo Alto Online, (online, pdf, video)
  • 09/23/08, Nicole Radish, Colleen Fitzgerald, Melissa Cheng, Los Altos Town Crier (online, pdf, video)

Community news:

09/29/10 World Journal Newspaper (.jpg original, online)

Coverage of Eclipse head coaches Tian and Peilan meeting former US National Team coach Jenny, Lang Ping's daughter Lydia Bai at Stanford.

11/28/09 China Sports Newspaper (.jpg original, English translated)

Coverage of Eclipse VBC 2010 season tryout and interview of head coaches Tian and Peilan.

09/01/09 Los Gatos Weekly

Newspaper describes Eclipse as local girls club (last page)
08/11/09 Director as honorary torch carrier
Northern CA Chinese Athletics Federation (www.nccaf.org) held annual Bay Area summer olympics. Head coaches Tian Zhang and Peilan organized the events at NCCAF. Director Zhang was the honorary torch carrier. Please see more coverage (photo #13 and #14).
06/23/09, TV Channel 33.2 KMTP World Channel(www.kmtp.tv) interview (choose 6-23-09 show)
Eclipse co-founders and head coaches Tian ren Zhang and Peilan Qu were interview for a monthly Mandarin TV show "Amazing Women" on Bay Area Channel 33.2 KMTP's World Channel for their lifetime achievements.
06/20/09 FIVB China vs. USA Volleyball matches
FIVB World League, China vs. USA Men’s Volleyball was in San Jose June 27th, 28th. Eclipse head coaches represented Eclipse at Press Conference and hosted the Chinese National Team. Many Eclipse players attended the event as teams. See Pre-game press (Tian, Peilan in attendance)
06/10/09 Eclipse teams win Regionals again
12s, 14 black, 16 black, 16 gold all won NCVA Area Regionals tournaments and recieved Tshirts for their accomplishments. Congratulations to another successful year!
05/12/09, China vs. USA Volleyball
FIVB World League, China vs. USA Men's Volleyball was in San Jose June 27th, 28th. Eclipse head coaches represented Eclipse at Press Conference and hosted the Chinese National Team.
10/01/08   coach Ululani Pomroy recieves award        
Congratulations to Eclipse coach Ululani Pomroy for receiving the honor of 2008 SCVAL High School Coach of the Year Award
08/05/08 coach Tian and Peilan Live Interview (large file, use Youtube links below for faster streaming)

Live TV Interview with head coaches Peilan and Tianren as they analyze US and China women's volleyball teams' chanced in the 2008 Olympics

朗平的教練談和平大戰 Part 1
朗平的教練談和平大戰 Part 2
朗平的教練談和平大戰 Part 3 
朗平的教練談和平大戰 Part 4 
朗平的教練談和平大戰 Part 5 

07/18/08   Sina.com Interview (English version)
Popular News site on the event (in Mandarin) and links to archived interviews of head coaches Tian and Peilan.
07/17/08 Eclipse with former USA coach Lang, "Jenny" Ping.
Before the USA national team Olympics warm-up inter-squad scrimmage match, former Chinese national team MVP and Olympics Gold medalist, current national team coach Lang (Jenny) Ping stopped by the Eclipse cheering section and hung out with the supporters and chatted with her former coach and friend, our own coach Peilan Qu. 
09/05/07 former USA coach Lang, "Jenny" Ping meets with Eclipse staff
USA volleyball National Team coach Jenny Lang Ping was in town in September, 2007.  Coach Ping was in town to give a speech and kickoff the The North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament (N.A.C.I.V.T.) in San Francisco.  She met with several Eclipse players and coaching staff.   Check here for photos with head coaches Tian and Peilan.
Recent Highlights:
  • 18s black 2009 NCVA Area League Regionals Champion
  • 16s black 2009 NCVA Area League Champion and Regionals Champion
  • 14s and under 2007, 2008, 2009 NCVA Area League Champion and Regionals Champion
  • 12s and under 2007, 2009 NCVA Area League and Regionals Champion
  • 12s and under 2007 NCVA President’s Day tournament 6th place
  • 12s and under 2008 NCVA Area League 2nd place
  • 18s and under 2008 NCVA Area League 2nd place and Regionals Champion
  • 14s and under 2007 NCVA Area League Champion
  • 12s and under 2007 President's Day 3rd place
  • 16s & under 2007 Regionals 2nd place
  • 16s & under 2006 NCVA Area League Champion
  • 12s & under 2005 NCVA Area League Champion
2009 to present Season on team pages2008 Season RESULTS

Recent highlights

Area League - Regionals
  • 16G, Start 19th, finish 13th
  • 16B, Start 1st, finish 2nd. District Champion!
  • 17, Start 9th, finish 3rd.
  • 18, Start 3rd, Regional champion.
  • 13s, Bronze Division Champion!
  • 14G, start 35th, finish 21st seed
  • 14B, Gold Division Regional Champion!

 

 

 

     

 


 

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