Northwest Juniors Volleyball Club

Northwest Juniors Volleyball Club

GIRLS CLUB TEAM PROGRAM

For players who have played or plan on playing at the High School Level. The emphasis of this program is to develop and build on the fundamental skills of passing, setting, attacking, serving, and individual defense, while incorporating offensive and defensive strategies for game play.

GOALS OF OUR PROGRAM:

Northwest Juniors prides itself on being a program that offers a quality volleyball experience for every player. For players trying volleyball for the first time, working to make the varsity team, or wanting to excel and get a college scholarship, the Northwest Juniors program has a spot for you.

  1. Select Travel Team- for players wanting to play in college
  2. Club Travel Teams- for players playing on high school teams
  3. Developmental Team- for Middle school developing players
  4. Practice Squad- for players who can’t commit to weekend tournaments

We seek to provide:

  • Quality training that enhances and develops the skills of our athletes. Twice weekly practices and conditioning sessions foster player improvement.
  • Competitive teams that pursue performance, leadership and sportsmanship. Our teams consistently place.
  • Develop interest and encourage players to love the game through positive coaching and skill development.
  • Encourage our players pursue higher education.
  • Provide and train quality coaches to be teachers of the game in a competitive and positive environment.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Coach Dash has been an avid volleyball player, teacher and coach for over 35 years. A former player at Springfield College and numerous Club teams, he has held positions coaching NERVA Juniors in CT and high school and collegiate teams in PA. Dash has been on the staff of many summer college camp programs including Springfield College, Roger Williams, and Haverford College. While working at the Abington (PA) YMCA, he created a program with over 800 volleyball players.

Contact info: [email protected] or by phone (860) 489-3133 x116

ABOUT THE COACHES
Our coaches are dedicated to the enhancement of individual abilities and skills. They are committed to providing up-to-date techniques and training. Our coaches have held the positions of collegiate head and assistant coaches, and high school coaches and are former and present collegiate volleyball players. Combined, we bring over 50+ years of quality coaching experience to help each player excel.

WHERE THEY PLAY NOW
Our players who have graduated over the past 4 years are still playing volleyball and many of them in college programs around the country. Graduates of our program have played in DI, DII, DIII, and structured college club level programs. We encourage all players to pursue playing opportunities after High School.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Financial Assistance is available to those who qualify. Please contact the director for more information. Assistance Applications must be completed during tryout/evaluation periods. Players may have the opportunity to participate in special events to help offset the cost of the program. Payment Drafts may be set up to spread out payments.

1. Girls Select Travel Teams

Torrington
10/15/21 - 3/31/22
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Ages 15-18

Highly competitive playing experience. Teams of 10-12 players will be formed by the end of tryouts. Team Age groups to be determined through tryouts.

The season runs from December to May. Teams will compete in a combination of one day & multiple day tournaments throughout Northeast including Hartford Winterfest, & Boston Mizuno tournaments. Players are required to attend all practices & tournaments.

Players who do not make a Select team should attend Club player evaluations and will be placed on a Club team.

16U/ 17U/ 18U  

  • Includes 8 tournament fees, warm-up top & practice T-shirt.
  • Required uniform deposit fee ($100) will be refunded at the conclusion of the season and once both jerseys are returned.
  • Multi-Day Tournaments are “Stay & Play events”, which means teams must book their hotels through the tournament booking agent. Hotel and travel fees are not included and will be the responsibility of each player. Do not book your hotel in advance of team hotel bookings.
  • Practices will be held on Sundays & 1 weeknight (T or Th) TBD
  • Practice location: Torrington YMCA

Cost: $1,500 ($1,400 for the program and $100 uniform deposit which is refundable upon return)

You can pay in full or opt to do the following payment schedule:

At Registration: $75 non-refundable Try-Out Fee (that is applied to your total amount due)

Dec 31, 2021: $500

Jan 26, 2022: $500

Feb 23, 2022: $425

Tryout Dates: Sunday, 11/14, Thursday 11/18 and Sunday, 11/21. TBD.

Players must attend all try-outs, unless school team is still in tournament play.

Tryout location: Torrington YMCA

Tryout Fees: (due before tryouts)

**Bring confirmation of USA Volleyball membership to tryouts.**

2022 New England Volleyball Association (NERVA) Tournament Dates

Half day tournaments (AM or PM Waves) TBD.

NERVA 1: Sunday, February 21

NERVA 2: Sunday, March 13

NERVA 3: Sunday, March 27

NERVA 4: Sunday, April 10

NERVA Championships: Sunday, May 1

2022 Multi-Day Tournaments (Stay & Play Tournaments)*

  • Winterfest: Connecticut Convention Center – January 8-9 (16s), January 22-23 (17s & 18s)
  • SpikeFest: February 19-21: Providence (16s, 17s & 18s)
  • Boston Volleyball Festival: March 4-6 (16s, 17s & 18s)

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
10/15/21 11/22/21 Online / Front Desk $ 1400.00$ 1400.00$ 1400.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/15/21 - 12/30/21
$75 Register  
12/31/21 - 01/25/22
$500 Register  
01/26/22 - 02/22/22
$500 Register  
02/23/22 - 03/31/22
$425 Register  

2. Girls Club Travel Teams

Torrington
10/15/21 - 3/31/22
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Ages 14-18

For players who have played or plan on playing at the High School Level. The emphasis of this program is to develop and build on the fundamental skills of passing, setting, attacking, serving, and individual defense, while incorporating offensive and defensive strategies for game play.  Teams compete in regional tournaments organized by the New England Region Volleyball Association (NERVA) of USA Volleyball.

U15, U16, U17 & U18 Teams. Players selected for travel teams will have practices on Sundays & one weeknight and will compete in 5 one-day regional tournaments. Season Dates: January 2 thru May 1.

  • Practice shirt, & Sunday tournaments. Uniforms will be provided for use but MUST be returned at end of season.
  • Team practices are expected begin on 1/2 and will be held on Sundays & 1 weeknight practice (T/Th TBD)
  • Practices are 1-1/2 to 2 hrs. in length
  • Practice locations: Torrington YMCA
  • Medical Form (due at first evaluation session)

Cost: $850 ($800 for the program and a $50 uniform deposit which is refundable upon return)

You can pay in full or opt to do the following payment schedule:

At Registration: $150 non-refundable Try-Out Fee(that is applied to your total amount due)

Dec 31, 2021: $250

Jan 26, 2022: $250

Feb 23, 2022: $200

Additional Fees:

  • USA Volleyball Membership: $60 (due before evaluations) Register for USA Volleyball Membership  
  • Player uniform Deposit: $50 (Part of the Payment Schedule) Refunded when uniform is returned at end of season.

**Bring confirmation of USA Volleyball membership to tryouts.**

Club Team Player Evaluations:

Sundays: 12/5, 12/12 & 12/19* @ Torrington YMCA

In order to help us form teams, players should try to attend all evaluations for Club teams. Teams will be formed based on playing ability, age, position, athleticism and potential. Players not selected for travel teams will be placed on the practice squad. Teams will be formed following the 3rd Evaluation.

  • You will be notified of which session you are to attend prior to each practice.

2022 New England Volleyball Association (NERVA) Tournament Dates

Half day tournaments (AM or PM Waves) TBD.

NERVA 1: Sunday, February 21

NERVA 2: Sunday, March 13

NERVA 3: Sunday, March 27

NERVA 4: Sunday, April 10

NERVA Championships: Sunday, May 1

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
10/15/21 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 800.00$ 800.00$ 800.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/15/21 - 12/30/21
$150 Register  
12/31/21 - 01/25/22
$250 Register  
01/26/22 - 02/22/22
$250 Register  
02/23/22 - 03/31/22
$200 Register  

3. 14U Developmental Team

Torrington
10/15/21 - 3/31/22
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Ages 10-14

Players enrolled for the developmental team will have practices on Sundays and will compete in 4-5 Sunday regional tournaments. This is a 17 week commitment: Season Dates: January 2 thru May 1.     

  • Includes practice shirt, use of uniform for the season.
  • Two hour practices, TBA.

Practices locations: Torrington YMCA

Cost: $650 ($600 for the program and a $50 uniform deposit which is refundable upon return) 

You can pay in full or opt to do the following payment schedule:

At Registration: $150 non-refundable Try-Out Fee(that is applied to your total amount due)

Dec 31, 2021: $500

Jan 26, 2022: $200

Feb 23, 2022: $100

Additional Fees:

  • USA Volleyball Membership: $60 (due before evaluations) Register for USA Volleyball Membership  
  • Player uniform Deposit: $50 (Included as part of the payment schedule) Refunded when uniform is returned at end of season.

**Bring confirmation of USA Volleyball membership to tryouts.**

Player Evaluations:

Sundays: 12/5, 12/12 & 12/19* @ Torrington YMCA

In order to help us form teams, players should try to attend all evaluations for Club teams. Teams will be formed based on playing ability, age, position, athleticism and potential. Players not selected for travel teams will be placed on the practice squad. Teams will be formed following the 3rd Evaluation.

  • You will be notified of which session you are to attend prior to each practice.

2022 New England Volleyball Association (NERVA) Tournament Dates

Half day tournaments (AM or PM Waves) TBD.

NERVA 1: Sunday, February 21

NERVA 2: Sunday, March 13

NERVA 3: Sunday, March 27

NERVA 4: Sunday, April 10

NERVA Championships: Sunday, May 1


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
10/15/21 12/20/21 Online / Front Desk $ 600.00$ 600.00$ 600.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/15/21 - 12/30/21
$150 Register  
12/31/21 - 01/25/22
$200 Register  
01/26/22 - 02/22/22
$200 Register  
02/23/22 - 03/31/22
$100 Register  

4. Practice Squad

Torrington
1/2/22 - 5/27/22
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Ages 14-18

Practice Squad members will practice once a week and will practice with one of our club teams and work on the skills necessary to play competitively in club and high school. This is a good option for the player who can’t commit to the time or financial requirements for club travel teams.  January 2 – May 27.

  • Includes practice shirt, & practices once per week. Tuesday or Thursday nights TBD.
  • Sessions are 90 minutes each.
  • Practice location: Torrington YMCA.

Cost: $375

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
10/15/21 1/2/22 Online / Front Desk $ 375.00$ 375.00$ 375.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/02/22 - 05/27/22
Register