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 3 thru April 30.
- 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
Cost: $850 ($850 for the program plus a $50 uniform deposit which is refundable upon uniform return at the end of the season)
You can pay in full or opt to do the following payment schedule:
At Registration: $200 non-refundable Try-Out Fee (that is applied to your total amount due)
**When registering, please select the Torrington branch and select “General Public” as your membership type**
Dec 31, 2022: $233
Jan 30, 2023: $233
Feb 28, 2023: $234
- 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: 12/4, 12/11 & 12/18 @ 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.
2023 New England Volleyball Association (NERVA) Tournament Dates
Half day tournaments (AM or PM Waves) Locations & times TBD.
NERVA 1: February 12
NERVA 2: March 12
NERVA 3: March 26
NERVA 4: April 2
NERVA Championships: April 30