Player / Parent Info

Below are some highlights and important information about our travel program. For a more comprehensive look into our program, please see our Player Parent Handbook 2018-2019

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Important Dates

  • Online Registration: Opens September 17, 2018
  • Drop-in Registration Days: October 6, 14, or November 3 from 10am – 1pm
  • Try-outs: October and November – see Try-outs page for exact dates and details

Practices

  • State, Metro and Regional teams practice 2x a week
  • Zonal and National teams (1’s and 2’s) practice 3x a week

Competition

  • Metro teams: Compete in the Richmond area at Old Dominion Regional 1 day tournaments typically hosted at one of the RVC facilities

  • Regional teams: Compete mostly in 1 day tournaments in the Richmond area at Old Dominion Regional tournaments, with the addition of traveling to 1-2 tournaments within the state.

  • State teams: Compete mostly in 1 day tournaments- half in the Richmond area at Old Dominion Regional tournaments and half at tournaments within the state. Additionally, State teams compete at the Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic in Washington DC.

  • Zonal teams: Compete mostly on the east coast in 2-3 day tournaments. Past years teams have traveled to Atlanta, GA, Washington DC, Greensboro, NC, and Atlantic City, NJ.

  • National teams: Compete nationally at 2-3 day tournaments. Past years teams have traveled along the east coat and additionally to places such as Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Minneapolis, MN, and Indianapolis, IN. In addition, National teams participate in either the AAU tournament in Orlando, FL or USAV’s tournament in that year’s host city.  

USAV Membership

All players who make a travel team are required to have a USAV Membership (you can wait until after you have made a team to complete this step):

If you had a USAV membership at any time

If you have never had a USAV memebership

Expectations

We expect our players to abide by the USA Volleyball Participant Code of Conduct and our parents to abide by the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation Sport Parent Code of Conduct. Both documents , along with a more detailed list of player and parent expectations can be found in our Player Parent Handbook 2018-2019

Billing Statements

As part of this web site, you may login, view and pay your account online at your convenience. Instructions for logging in to the website are located at the bottom of the home page. Once you login, you will look in the menu under “Member Area” and access “My Account.” This will show you a list of charges and indicate the amount due. Then, you may pay your balance using a credit card.  If you have more than one junior player, each account is handled separately. You will need to indicate which account you want to access when you log in. You will be prompted by the system to choose one. You will be sent an email reminder on the first of each month and your payment is due by the first of the following month. Should you not wish to pay online, we will accept checks and cash in the office or sent to us in the mail. As usual, there will be $25 late fee added to accounts that have no payments made during the month and a 1% interest fee for any balance carried over.

VCU Partnership

This year, we have partnered up with the VCU volleyball coaches and athletes to offer some informational lectures at Richmond Volleyball Club for our players and parents on recruiting and life as a Division 1 athlete. More information will be given closer to the dates. 

Jan. 27, 2019 – Educational Recruiting Talk from VCU coaches for parents and players

Feb. – Date TBD – Educational Division 1 Life Talk by VCU athletes for parents and players