RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Kyle Shondell joins the defending national champion Golden Eagles as their new head coach for the 2013 season.
Shondell has been coaching for Club Fusion Volleyball in Rockford since January after serving as an assistant coach for one season for the volleyball team at Western Illinois University. At WIU, he gained valuable experience in recruiting, scouting, and training student-athletes. He was also responsible for coordinating youth clinics and summer camps.
Shondell is a graduate of Purdue University where he received a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing.
He takes over a Golden Eagles team that finished 40-8 last season on the way to winning the third national championship in the school's history. RVC has made three straight appearances at the national tournament, adding two third place finishes to last year's first place finish.
Caitlin Vyborny, Assistant Coach
Coach Vyborny is a Rockford, IL native. After finishing her stellar career at Hononegah High School, she moved on to play Division I volleyball at The Citadel. After four years of college volleyball, she spent two years as a Division I assistant at St. Francis (PA). Vyborny's time at the club and college levels lends her a quality level of expertise for volleyball training. In her time at St. Francis (PA), she was also able to earn a Master's in Human Resource Management. This is Caitlin's first season at RVC and will lend most of her expertise overseeing the outside hitters and the team's offense.
Nick Schriner, Volunteer Assistant Coach
Coach Schriner is a native of Byron, IL and an RVC Alum. After two years at RVC, he completed his education at Southern Illinois University with a degree in Aviation. Schriner has spent his time after college working with Club Fusion Volleyball in Rockford and Marengo, IL. This is his first season on the RVC Volleyball staff and he will work with all positions and skills.
Dave Jacobson, Volunteer Assistant Coach