Beach Volleyball Club Season

Women's Beach Volleyball is one of the most exciting and fastest growing sports in the NCAA. NCAA officially recognized beach volleyball as a collegiate sport in 2010. As of the 2018-19 school year, 126 colleges nationwide now have beach volleyball programs. This is truly an exciting time to be a young female volleyball athlete. With the rapid growth of beach programs in colleges, there are now more opportunities for volleyball athletes to be recruited and earn athletic scholarships, especially if they can play both indoor and beach volleyball. View a list of college beach programs and scholarship opportunities here. 

With this in mind, ST7 Volleyball is announcing ST7 Beach Volleyball Club Season this summer! Our Beach Volleyball Club Season is for the athlete who wants to play beach volleyball competitively. These athletes will train to compete and attend beach showcase events with the goal of being recruited. Beach/Sand Volleyball has proven to advance a volleyball player’s all around skills and volleyball IQ for not only beach but indoor volleyball, as well. ST7 Beach Volleyball Training will focus on both the skills and the strategy necessary to be highly successful at the game of beach volleyball. Our training will instruct athletes on the entire game of beach volleyball including volleyball knowledge, rules, and proper beach teamwork. ***You do not have to be a current member of ST7 Volleyball's Indoor Club to be part of the ST7 Beach Volleyball Club Season. 

ST7 Beach Volleyball Club Season

This program is for athletes who are ready to play beach volleyball competitively this summer and possibly earn a scholarship in the future. These athletes will train twice a week and will be expected to compete in at least 3-4 tournaments this summer with their team. All athletes interested in playing ST7 Beach Volleyball Club Season must register, pre-pay, and attend a placement session on Wednesday, May 1st from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. 

 

Placement Session for Beach Volleyball Club Season

At this session our coaches will work with the athletes to see if they are ready for Beach Club or should attend Beach Training instead. It is very important that each athlete is matched to the program that will best fit their current level and needs. * We will notify each athlete of their program/team placement by Thursday, May 2nd. The placement session will cost $15. 

Fee & Payment Schedule

ST7 Members

$750.00 per player

 

Payment 1: $150.00 due May 4th

Payment 2: $300.00 due June 1st  - 5th

Payment 3: $300.00 due July 1st - 5th

Fee & Payment Schedule

Non ST7 Members

$850 per player

Payment 1: $250.00 due May 4th

Payment 2: $300.00 due June 1st  - 5th

Payment 3: $300.00 due July 1st - 5th

Cost Includes

  • Season runs from May 1st to July 22nd

  • Practices Monday and Wednesday from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

  • One beach jersey

  • Equipment

  • Court Rental

  • Coach's Fee

  • Team suggestion offered after placement - it is very important that each team is well synched both offensively and defensively 

  • A list of suggested tournaments will be provided 

Cost does not Include

  • Weekend Tournament Cost

  • Memberships (Non ST7 Members)

  • Optional Tournament Coaching Fee

Other things to know:

Season/practice begins with a player/parent meeting on your first practice from 5:45PM - 6:15PM. Program details will be covered including price, practice, tournaments and policies. 

Beach volleyball is open to athletes ages 14U - 18U. 

Coaches provided for practices but not for tournaments. 

In the event of rain, practice may be rescheduled to an alternative evening or moved indoors (players should always bring appropriate footwear).

ST7 provides practice balls but not tournament balls. Tournament balls may be checked out at most tournaments using your ID. The player is responsible for returning the ball.

 

Non ST7 Members:

Items due at parent meeting on the first practice:

Click here to view Registration Documents

Photo Release

Proof of 2018 USAV Beach Registration

Medical Release Form

ST7 Registration Form

 

Practice Location: 

Practices will be held at our very own beach volleyball court! Conveniently located behind our current training facility at Faith Lutheran School's campus at 2727 S. Grove St. Eustis, FL 32726

ST7 Tryout Guidelines for Current ST7 Members


Current ST7 members must complete all of the tryout requirements found below with the exception of providing a copy of the birth certificate. We have retained a copy of any 2018- 2019 club member's birth certificate on file. ST7 reserves the right to refuse re-enrollment to athletes with poor discipline, attendance records or conduct detrimental to the team. Re-enrollment may also be refused to athletes or parents/legal guardians who have demonstrated disharmony regarding the purpose, objectives, standards, policies, rules or regulations of the club. In addition, athletes will not be re-enrolled until all financial obligations for the athlete or any immediate family member of the athlete are brought current. Any athlete who left a previous season without completing their financial obligations or the financial obligations of an immediate family member will have to pay any outstanding balance and pay at least half of the upcoming mini club season’s fees in order to be re-signed.




Complete Tryout Requirements


In order to participate in ST7 Tryouts, please complete all the forms listed below and turn in at the tryouts day. 1. Download athlete registration packet. Download Now 2. AAU Medical Release Form. Fill out the Florida AAU Volleyball Program Medical History and Release form. This form needs to be notarized before the Tryout day. You will find this document inside of the "athlete registration packet". 3. Age Definition Please see Age Definition Guidelines below to determine athlete's playing age. Playing age is defined as the athlete’s age as of September 1, 2020. You are responsible for verifying your child’s playing age. 4. Bring a Copy of the Athlete's birth of Certificate. *2018-2019 ST7 Club Members may disregard this requirement




Age Definition Guidelines


2019 - 2020 Age Definitions 14 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005​ 13 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2006​ 12 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2007​ 11 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2008​ 10 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2009 CONFUSED about what age division to register for? Then ask this question: How old will my child be on September 1, 2020? Remember this is next year 2020. The answer is the age group you should register for. Example: Amanda is 14 years old right now but her birthday is in January. So, by September 1st of 2020 she will have turned 15. Therefore she will need to register and play in the 15U team.




Tryouts Format


Registration

  • Upon arrival you will register at the registration table.
  • In order to register each participant of the tryouts must submit the completed Athlete Registration Packet. A participant will NOT be able to tryout if the Registration Packet is incomplete.
  • Submit a copy of the athlete's birth certificate.
Evaluation
  • ST7 coaching staff will be evaluating skills, fundamentals, teamwork, communication, attitude, discipline, leadership, positions, and other skills and attributes.




What will happen after tryouts?


Team Assignments

  • ST7 will be posting the athletes names that were selected to participate in the mini club teams 24 hours after the last tryouts. You must visit our website www.st7volleyball.com to verify if your athlete was placed. All parents/legal guardians of athletes who have been placed must contact the Director by email at st7volleyball@gmail.com within 24 hours of the posting in order to confirm their commitment to ST7.
Commitment and First Payment
  • In order to accept an athlete's commitment the first payment of $200, must be paid by Saturday, August 17th. ST7 will email you an electronic quickbooks invoice that will allow you to make a secure payment electronically by bank transfer. The first payment is collected to cover the cost of the uniform package.
  • Athletes and parents/legal guardians must read the Parent/Athlete Handbook before commitment. Click here to view handbook.
  • On Monday, August 19th, ST7 will publish the names of the committed athletes for each team. Committed athletes is defined as athletes who have both emailed 24 hours after the team posting and paid their first payment.
  • Upon commitment, athletes will need to complete more documents and obtain the AAU membership. We will provide a list of documents and the steps to get the AAU membership. AAU memberships are approximately $14. * All committed athletes will need the AAU membership.
Mandatory Parent and Athlete Meeting
  • There will be a mandatory parent and athlete meeting on August 19th at 7pm at the Big House.
Practices
  • The first practice will be Monday, August 19th and the last practice will be Wednesday, October 9th.




General Mini Club Information


Mini Club will not only help your player improve their volleyball techniques, but will also improve their overall athletic, social and leadership skills in a fun and exciting way. Mini Club season is for athletes of all skill levels who are not on a varsity high school team roster. Teams are formed by age which allows athletes to gain experience with club volleyball helping to prepare them to tryout and participate in both club season and future school teams. ST7 Volleyball rents court space at the Big House in Tavares for our mini club team practices. The Big House is a state-of-the-art indoor complex which has 16 beautiful hardwood volleyball courts located conveniently 20 miles north of Orlando between Clermont and the Mount Dora/Eustis area. The Big House address is 1544 Lane Park Cutoff, Tavares, FL 32778. ST7 Mini Club teams will practice twice a week and compete in 4 tournaments. This schedule allows athletes to participate in both school volleyball and ST7 Mini Club at the same time with as few scheduling conflicts as possible. ST7 club teams are determined by age, skill level, and position played. ST7 Mini Club is designed to help each athlete reach the next level through expert coaching, practice, and experience.





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