CARSON – Cal State Dominguez Hills head volleyball coach Jennifer Adeva
is pleased to announce the signing of 15-year-old Sydney Kederis of Long Beach to a National Letter-of-Intent Friday evening, making her the newest addition to the volleyball program.
Kederis is paired with the Toro volleyball program through Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization that helps 'improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening chronic illnesses through the power of team.
Accompanied by her parents, the event was attended by her volleyball teammates and coaches along with members of the athletics staff. In addition to signing her NLI, she was asked questions about herself and had photographs taken with Teddy the Toro.
Here is a brief introduction of Sydney by Coach Adeva and Teddy:
For the full press conference, click below.
ABOUT TEAM IMPACT
Team IMPACT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team. Team IMPACT children are drafted on to college athletic teams, local to where they live and, in effect, become official members of the team from Draft Day through to Graduation. At Team IMPACT, they envision a future where the lives of children facing the hardships associated with adverse issues and events will have access to collegiate team-based support in order to significantly enhance their quality of life in a number of ways, including socially, psychologically, physically and academically.
Team IMPACT also strives to provide collegiate teams with increased levels of awareness, sympathy and support for the medial and disease communities. Established in 2011, Team IMPACT has already matched over 950 children with collegiate teams at over 450 institutions in 45 states, improving the quality of life of hundreds of courageous children and touching the lives of over 25,000 student athletes.
For more information, please visit: www.goteamimpact.org