What age is the starting age for entering club volleyball?

There are teams for 10 & under, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 17 and 18 under.The age guideline is based on what the child will be on Sept 1, of

Important factors to consider

  • Do they think the sport is fun?  #1 reason anyone should participate in a sport
  • Player desire
    • Should not be a parent desire, when the player wants to do this they will do it longer
    • Is it a social choice (wanting to because their friends are)
    • Are they trying to advance to another level because they want toadvance their skill and/or make their school team
    • Do they want to potentially play in college
  • Cost (must be talked about due to the higher expenses select sports demands with paid coaches, travel, entry fees, facility rental, etc)
  • Travel or no travel teams
  • Club Philosophy (check out each club's philosophy, go watch practices, see teaching styles, cost comparison)

When should we enter club volleyball?

Club Volleyball Facts

  • In the Omaha metro area club costs can range between $1000-$2000 for the base dues
    • There can be addititional costs for (ask which clubs charge and which do not)
      • Travel
      • Uniforms
      • Strentgh/condidtioning programs
      • Specialty Training/Position Training
  • Some clubs do not encourage or allow players to participate in a school sport while participating in their club season, some will work with the player so they can do both activities.
  • Season
    • Some clubs will run from Jan through mid June with ending at a national tournament
    • Some clubs will run from November through the beginning of July with ending at a national tournament
  • Tryouts
    • Most clubs will hold tryouts for 10-14s in October
    • All clubs cannot hold tryouts for HS until the HS State Tournament is complete (this is usually the Sunday after, appx mid  Nov)

+1.402.213.4644 (Deb Grafentin-Director/Youth Programs)

+1.402.203.2135 (Krista Barr-Director/Adult Programs)

+1.402.658.9300 (Tori Lee-Director/Marketing & Advertising) +1.402.578.7834 (Katrina Ahl-Office Administrator)

11934 Portal Rd, Omaha, NE  68128