Since 2009... Transitioning student-athletes to the next level of competition—and life. • Maui County, Hawaii, USA



Cinda "Gimi" Thibodeaux
President & Co-founder

Mercer "Chubby" Vicens

Darlene Ane

Kauko Kane

Barbara Purdy

Milton "Bubba" Thibodeaux


Girls 18U/17U
Cinda "Gimi" Thibodeaux

Girls 16U
Kaulana Ane

Girls 14U
Henry Davis

Girls 12U
Mckenzie Moniz

To contact any of the above coaches, e-mail Coach Coordinator directly: Coach Gimi Thibodeaux —


e-mail LVA Secretary
Barbara Purdy at:

For other inquiries
e-mail LVA Director
Darlene Ane at:

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LVA Bulletin Board...

LVA 17U at the Jr. Nationals

From the Girls Junior National Championships
last week in Indianapolis:

Updates from the 2016 Aloha Summer Classic

12U placed 4th—2 All-Star awards:
Malia Bennett & Melia Adams [see photo below]
14U placed 9th.
16U no results yet.

LVA 12U Girls
As of Friday evening, 6/17: undefeated at 6-0!

LVA 14U Girls
As of Friday evening, 6/17: 3-3

LVA 16U Girls
As of Friday evening, 6/17: 6-1

A farewell potluck for our awesome Team Mom/Chaperone for 3 years
"Aunty Shalei Damuni." LVA will surely miss her and her family, including
players Selai Damuni (17U), sister Silina 12U. Wishing the Damuni Ohana
the very best as they transition on their move to Utah.

God Bless,
Your 12U babies & the entire LVA Academy

Save the Date!

Lanakila 7th Annual Luau
Friday, July 15th 2016

Maui Tropical Plantation (Ballroom)
Doors Open/Auction at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner (served promptly @ 6:00 p.m.)

Must have a ticket to enter Luau!
Stay tuned for more info emailed by your Team Mom.

Kaira Davis signs with HPU

Congratulations to Miss Kaira Davis, of our 18U Girls team, for signing a college athletic letter of intent with Hawaii Pacific University, of Honolulu HI. Kaira has been an LVA athlete for 6 years, and is currently the only senior with that many years with LVA! We wish her all the love and success in her future endeavors.

12:00 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016

Practice schedules for 17U Girls for Wed., Fri. and Sat. have been
updated/confirmed—please see your team calendar for details.

KS gym not available on Saturday, 4/30,
due to KS Middle School hula practice.

10:00 p.m., Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016

SCVA 2016 Junior National Qualifier, Los Angeles

LVA 17U Girls finishes 5th in Gold American Division—imua Lanakila wahine!

LVA 17U to Nationals!

17U places 3rd in 18U Div, 1st in 17U to receive National Championship Bid
for "National" Div at Indianapolis in June 2016. Imua LVA wahine!

Top L-R: Jasmine Corn Soph-DS, Lana Brown-Chong Kee Jr-Setter,
Selai Damuni Jr-OH; Middle L-R: Mino Criste Jr-OH, Erica Pilotin Soph-OH, Captain Kaira Davis Sr-MB, Captain Kylee Yamashita Jr-MB;
Bottom: Kamaile Harris-Patao Jr-Libero.

Head Coach: Gimi Thibodeaux
Asst. Coach: Bubba Thibodeaux
Chaperone: Dawna Davis

LVA 16U 1st in Silver!

16u Placed 1st in Silver for the 16's Division Regional Tournament in Hilo.

Top L-R: Coach Kaulana Ane Head Coach, Ale'a Cervantes Fr-OH, Anela Ramos Soph-MH, Rina-Jade Kalama Jr-OH, Coach Olivia Wallace Assistant Coach

Bottom L-R: Kamaile Asing Fr-DS, Makena Pang Soph-OPP, Sydnie Gushiken Soph-Libero, Camre Pichay Fr-Setter, Sariah Mossman Fr-M

Head Coach: Kaulana Ane
Asst. Coach: Olivia Wallace
Chaperone: Kristy Pang

LVA 14U 1st in Silver!

14U places 1st in Silver at the Regionals in Hilo.

L-R: Kayla Yamashita, Zyra-Lyne "Kaulu" Mokiao, Ginger Pomale, Shana Baisa, Megan Bouthillier, Kehale'a Baz, Savannah Dagupion, Ella Connor, Maddie Sylvester, Khaira R., Dylan Kahalehau.

Head Coach: Henry Davis
Asst. Coach: Darcy Aschoff
Chaperone: Dareza Bras


Participating in Region:

Moku o Keawe
(American Amateur Union)

Aloha Region
(2015-16 Tournaments)

12U Girls

14U Girls

16U Girls

18U Girls