On each page of this site is a "Find a Program" section. Enter your zip code and locate a program near you. If the program's season has not yet started, you can register online. If you do not have Internet access, you may call the national office toll-free at (888) 988-7985 and request that we e-mail, fax or mail you a registration form.
The kids receive an age-appropriate ball, a uniform tee in the second week and a participation award at the end of the season. The fee also covers practices & games, site location use permit, volunteer uniforms, net systems, shipping and administrative costs.
Please visit the Volunteer Page or call the national office for more information. The form can also be acquired at the parent meeting and coaching clinic that occur a couple of weeks before the start of the season.
Available volunteer positions are Head Coach, Assistant Coach, First-Aid and Registration. No prior experience is required except for First-Aid.
Yes! Email us at [email protected] or contact our national office toll-free at (888) 988-7985 and we will mail, fax or e-mail you a financial-aid request form and completion instructions, along with a site registration form if you do not already have one. Complete and return both forms to our office via mail or fax only. The deadline to apply is the same as the Regular Registration deadline.
Try to send your paperwork with a friend that will be attending the parent meeting. Otherwise, bring the completed player medical registration form (so your child can participate!) and, if you are volunteering, the volunteer application form to the site on the first day.
If for any reason you need to drop out of the league, a written request must be received a minimum of 7 days prior to the league start date. You will receive a refund of 50% of the registration fees paid or a nonrefundable credit valid for one year from the date of issue. However, no refunds will be issued if you cancel within 7 days of the scheduled league start date, or if you fail to participate in the league. Please email us at [email protected] or call the USYVL office at 1-888-988-7985 for additional information.
The groups are arranged by ages: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15. Ages are defined according to how old they are on November 1st of the present season. We do not form teams according to skill level. However, players may be moved up an age division.
We are a parent volunteer organization, but we do have a volleyball instructor (the Clinician) at every practice and game to supervise the volunteer coaches working with the teams. They are responsible for demonstrating and helping the volunteer coaches
Teams meet two times per week. One day is for practices while the other day is for games (two 25-minute games). The first two weeks of the program, participants will practice on both of the days they meet. Practice days are during the week on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday in the late afternoon. Game days are typically on Saturday morning. Practice and game day times may vary slightly at certain sites.
We are a non-profit organization, similarly structured to AYSO, but we are different in that all the players practice and play on the same date, time and location. In addition, we have a volleyball instructor on site at every practice and game to supervise the volunteer coaches. We do not have any fundraising requirements.
We use a ball that is regulation size, but they are lighter to allow kids more success. We use lower nets so the kids can learn how to spike correctly. We use a smaller court size for the 7-8 and 9-10 age division. The nets do get higher as the season goes on.
As an Assistant Coach, you are normally with the team that your child is on (unless you have more than one child in the program). You can be with a specific Head Coach if s/he requests you. Assistant coaches may not have a special player request (that is, in addition to your own child), unless they decide to become a Head Coach.
“Coach Brown” can only make one special request. If he selects your child as his special request, then your child would be on his team. Otherwise, we let the computer balance the teams automatically. You may be surprised how many new friends your child (and you!) will make!
The practices and games take place at the same time for everyone, so rest assured that you can still carpool with children on different teams. If the special request is important to you, we encourage you to volunteer as a Head Coach.