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Pre - Season
Junior Club Activation Form
2016-17 Pre-Season Club Director Info
A Must read for all old and new club directors:
This document has all the current information on registering club, teams, members and staff. It has information on how to sanction and run tryouts.
It also list requirements for Education/Clinics and Insurance certificates.
Club Director PowerPoints and information articles that will help with your season can be found Here
Membership & Club
Info & Forms
New Libero Jersey Rule- changed February 2016
The USA Volleyball Rules of the Game Commission has changed USAV 19.2, which governs the Libero jersey.
- Colors such as purple/black, navy/maroon, dark green/black and white/yellow are not distinctive enough.
- The test is whether a color blind person could tell the difference- you can use a red mylar film or camera on grey tones to see if they are distinct enough.
Numbers Allowed: 1 to 99 using Arabic numerals.
Not Allowed Numbers 0 & 00
NOT allowed Duplicate numbers
- Position: Uniform numbers must be centered both Horizontally and Vertically on the players Chest and Upper back.
- Size: It is Recommended that Numbers be 6” in height on the Chest and 8” on the Back. It is acceptable if number are 4” on the chest and 6” on the back.
Basics for Forming a
Club Defined: Even a single team not affiliated
with any other teams is a club.
Pick a club name that is not being used. (Submit
a club activation form so the club is a choice for online membership
Complete the online Club Activation form.
Forming teams is it by invitation, tryouts for
all positions, tryouts for positions not filled by invitation?
Find a gym for practice time.
Get a coach ? all adults on the team must be
registered members and have a background screening. Junior Aged coaches rules
Coaching Requirements Coach's rules
Decide on how playing time will be worked out ? earn spot, everyone plays some?but go for the win, or fairly equal time (= time not possible, = pts easier).
Coaching course Requirement. All coaches must
have IMPACT coach's training prior to being added to an official roster; ideally prior to participating. (Check Education: Impact page for details.) (New 2016/17 season)
Adult Officiating Requirements. You must have at
least 1 registered adult that has completed the referee requirements to be a
1st referee for playoffs. 14u & younger teams must have a registered adult
that has completed the scorer requirements fulfilling one of the scorer
positions at the table (no longer required of 15u teams). 16-18 year old junior members may assume the
'adult' scoring position with 10-14u teams once scorer certified.
Junior Officiating. The kids will need to
complete the junior referee or scorer courses to be referees or scorers. Teams
must have R1, R2, Scorer, Libero Tracker and 2 Line judges.
Figure out what costs you are going to charge
the kids ? uniforms (figure out if they need sweat suits), coaches, gym rental,
number of tournaments, etc. Remember to add a buffer for players not paying or incidentals.
Uniforms: Check the current rules for Uniforms, numbers
and Liibero uniforms.
The tournament schedule will be updated on My
Online Camps as received and sanctioned. Teams will be allowed to start
registering for tournaments online the first Saturday in December.
Register through USAV on line. Players and
coaches should get online and register for the new season before that so you
have an official team roster ready to go.