Exposure Tour Journals

2019 January European Exposure Tour

Placed off the January Tour for Remainder of 2018-19 Season:

  • Carina Hoff (OPP/OH, N. Florida ’19, USA) – Nurmon Jymy, Finland

Placed in August for the 2019-20 Season:

  • Kaylie Jorgenson (OH, NAU ‘19, Canada) – TV Holz, Germany
  • Lindsay Flory (S, LSU ’19, USA) – Schwarz-Weiss Erfurt, Germany
  • Tristyn Sells (OH, […]
2019-08-01T00:43:51+02:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

August Firesale 2018

The 2018 August Firesale was another huge success with 9 tryouts, 8 player contract offers in 9 different countries.  Check the final placement results and player reflections here.

Player Tryouts/Contracts:

  1. Jen Hamson, BYU; Wiesbaden, Germany
  2. Rachel Cox, University of Rhode Island; Korinthos, Greece
  3. Ashlyn MacGregor, University of Maryland; […]
2018-09-18T19:13:12+02:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2018 January European Exposure Tour

The 2018 January Tour started in Maribor, Slovenia in a hotel and training center on the bottom of a World Cup ski mountain, and made its way through Italy to end in Milan 10 nights later. This tour has proved year after year to be the best way to find a team in Europe for […]

2018-09-18T19:14:15+02:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2016 August Firesale (Women)

In August of 2016, while the Olympics were running in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, a different stage for athletic ability was on display in Maribor, Slovenia. 33 women and 9 men volleyball players came to DRAS center in hopes of getting a contract to play with an international professional volleyball team. Below are […]

2018-04-05T15:15:50+02:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2016 January European Exposure Tour (Women)

January 8-18 , 2016

This year’s January Tour will start in Maribor, Slovenia in a gorgeous hotel on the bottom of a World Cup ski mountain, and make its way through Italy to end in Milan 11 days later…
This tour has proved year after year to be the best way to find a team in Europe […]

2017-01-19T22:11:25+02:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2015 August Firesale (Men)

Updated journal and player placement information

14 players participated in the 2015 Men’s Firesale camp in Maribor, Slovenia.
The following players received contract offers or went on tryouts from the camp:
Contract offers:
  1. Brett Anderson – Schüttorf, Germany
  2. Gary House – Fužinar Metal Ravne, Slovenia
  3. Joseph Cuevas – Fužinar Metal Ravne, Slovenia
  4. Justin Cousin – VC Duvel Puurs, Belgium
  5. […]

2017-01-19T22:10:31+02:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2014 August Firesale (Women)

The 2014 Women’s Fires ale will again use Maribor’s DRAS Center in Slovenia as a base. This place is amazing, with luxurious rooms, a wonderful restaurant and bar, and a volleyball gym in the building; all right on a ski mountain with gorgeous views.

This tour is more of camp, but everyone will love it. The […]

2017-01-19T22:15:27+02:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

Exposure Tours : How It All Began

The Bring It “Select Tour ’97” was an idea generated while I was playing in a less than desirable situation in Belgium. I needed to find a new team for the following season, and I had plenty of other players looking for the same thing. Rather than try to find teams to fly us all […]

2016-11-11T16:04:51+02:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2013 August Mens Fire Sale Player Testimonial : Rob McLean

Breaking Down August 2014, by Rob McLean (August ’13 Alumni)

Hello Future Teammates,

My names Rob and I played on the BIP August Exposure Tour last year. I just wanted to send out an email to everyone who is coming on the tour this year, whether you are coming on the tour for the first time or you […]

2016-11-11T16:04:51+02:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2011 August Womens Fire Sale Player Testimonial : Alicia Nelson

Player Perspective by Alicia Nelson (Stony Brook, 2011)

After two days of playing in front of coaches on the August Fire Sale Camp in Maribor, Nick and Cory told me that there were two teams interested in me. But one was a lower level, and the other had organizational issues that were raising some red flags, […]

2016-11-09T18:56:17+02:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2013 August Firesale (Women)

August 9-18, 2013 – Maribor, Slovenia

Placement Results

27 players arrived in Maribor, Slovenia looking for professional teams in Europe. After a very successful 9 day training camp in Maribor, Slovenia, 15 players signed contracts to play the 2013-14 season and two other players were offered contracts but decided to return home to the USA. It should […]

2017-01-19T22:18:23+02:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2012 August Firesale (Women)

August Women’s Firesale & Exposure Camp 2012
August 10-19, 2012
Maribor, Slovenia

This year’s Women’s Firesale again used Maribor’s DRAS Center in Slovenia as a base. This place is amazing, with luxurious rooms, a wonderful restaurant and bar, and a volleyball gym in the building; all right on a ski mountain with gorgeous views. This tour was more […]

2017-01-19T22:22:07+02:00April 10th, 2012|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2011 August Firesale (Women)

August 13 to 22, 2011

This year’s Women’s Firesale will again use Maribor’s DRAS Center in Slovenia as a base. This tour is more of camp, but we will have day trips to play various teams in Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, and Austria. The goal of this trip is simply to find jobs for players directly from […]

2017-01-19T22:23:49+02:00April 10th, 2011|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

August Women’s Firesale & Exposure Camp 2010

August Women’s Firesale & Exposure Camp 2010
August 13 to 22, 2010

This year’s Women’s Firesale will again use Maribor’s DRAS Center in Slovenia as a base. This tour is more of camp, but we will have day trips to play various teams in Slovenia, Croatia, and Austria. The goal of this trip is simply to find […]

2016-11-11T16:04:52+02:00April 10th, 2010|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|

2009 August Women’s Fire Sale Tour

2009 August Women’s Fire Sale Tour, Slovenia
August 17 to 26, 2009

This year’s Women’s Fire Sale was based in Maribor, Slovenia, and run by Cory Solomon & Nick Ptaschinski. We were fortunate to have 16 coaches and mangers in attendance during the week representing clubs from Austria, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Montenegro, and of course Slovenia. Players […]

2016-11-09T18:23:14+02:00April 10th, 2009|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals, Uncategorized|

10th Annual January European Exposure Tour

Arrival Day in Prague, Czech Republic. Welcome to European Volleyball! Today saw the majority of our 41 players arrive from the USA and have to play right off the plane; which is normal in this neck of the woods. With temperatures in Prague reaching below 0 (Fahrenheit) the girls had to negotiate Prague’s public transportation […]

2018-09-14T16:48:54+02:00January 8th, 2009|Categories: Exposure Tour Journals|