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USYVL Kids’ Nights/Long Beach State vs. UCLA  


Along with the fun, fitness benefits, skill and social development resulting from participation in the USYVL, the league offers great perks, including USYVL Kids’ Nights at selected college matches.  Along with free admission to the game for you, your family and friends, each match will provide an opportunity to win an “Event or Clinic with a Pro” for your site. 


How does it work? USYVL will be keeping track of the number of people each site draws to the game (not only USYVL players, but whoever else they bring). Please make sure they register on the USYVL website for the game and select your site when registering to be properly attributed to your site. The site that has the highest turnout, percentage-wise, will receive a free volleyball clinic and autograph session during this upcoming spring season from a pro.  


Watching high level volleyball players play the game is exciting and instructional. The kids really do benefit from watching good form and effort in action. Of course, if your site wins the “Event or Clinic with a Pro,” you child will have an inspiring and lasting learning experience. So be sure to bring as many people as possible for a fun-filled evening! Of course, total tickets are limited, so register early.

 

 

The Scoop: These two teams are currently ranked in the NCAA top 10, so expect a great match!   

 


Please remember to bring a form of photo ID, whether it be a student ID or driver’s license (this applies to students 7th grade and above).   

  

Register by Friday, April 4, 2014 at 3pm!

  

CAMPUS MAP:   http://daf.csulb.edu/maps/parking/ 

 

 

 The details are as follows:

 

Where: Long Beach State University- at the Pyramid
  1250 N. Bellflower Blvd
  Long Beach, CA
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: The game begins at 7pm, but please arrive early at 6:30pm
Cost: Free for USYVL Members who registers on the USYVL Website *Parking fee will be charged for lot parking

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the following number: 888.988.7985. 

 

Registration is closed.

 







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So, your child is playing volleyball in the United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL), and you’ll be there for every practice and game, right?  Well, there is no better way to show support than to actually participate in the league in one of the many volunteer positions.  Trust us, your kids will love it!  You will too!  Of course, the team at USYVL will be forever grateful, since it is through volunteer efforts that the league remains affordable (and doesn’t include the need for personal fundraising like many youth sports programs do). 

 

Here are the options:

 

USYVL Site Director

site director

The site director manages the local site and heads the site commission to insure proper organization and operation of the league within the framework of the USYVL bylaws, guidelines and policies. Responsible for communicating with the main office and keeping them updated about the status of the site.

call 888-988-7985 to learn about Site Director volunteer opportunities!

Time Commitment:  3 hrs. per week

Coach Rick

head coach

Will run practices and games under the direction of the site clinician. Responsible for teaching technical skills and life skills. No experience needed. Coaching clinics and manuals provided. Why Coach in USYVL

Time Commitment:  2 1/2 hrs. per week

Click here to Volunteer!

Assistant Coach

assistant coach

Will assist coach with running practices and games under the direction of the site clinician. Assist in teaching technical and life skills. No experience needed. Coaching clinics and manuals provided.

Time Commitment:  2 1/2 hrs. per week

Click here to Volunteer!

Fist Aid Administrator

first-aid administrator

Requires current certification in basic first-aid training including CPR. Position attends to injuries and any unsafe conditions on the playing area.

Time Commitment:  1-2 hrs. per week

Click here to Volunteer!

Registration

registration

Assist site director with registration and check-in. Assist site director with distribution of player uniform t-shirts and volunteer shirts.

Time Commitment:  1-2 hrs. per week

Click here to Volunteer!

community service hours

High School or College Student?  Love playing volleyball?  Join USYVL as a Volunteer!  Fulfill your school's "Community Service Hours," while doing something you love....playing volleyball!

Click here to Volunteer!

 

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 The last time the league held a USYVL Kids’ Night at Pepperdine University, over 500 USYVL participants, family members and friends attended. Now you have another opportunity to attend a match with free admission for players, parents, friends and relatives as USC Men’s Volleyball Team (#7) takes on Pepperdine University (#3) on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. Along with free admission to the game for you, your family and friends, your site will have chance to win special appearance by a volleyball pro at your site.   

 

USYVL will be keeping track of the number of people each site draws to the game - not only USYVL players, but whomever else you bring. Please make sure they register on the USYVL website and select your site when registering so they can be properly attributed to your site. The site that has the highest turnout, percentage-wise, will have the opportunity to have a top volleyball pro visit their site.   

 

As always, be sure to bring as many people as possible for a fun-filled evening! Of course, total tickets are limited, so register early. Ready, set, fun!

The Scoop: These two teams are currently ranked in the NCAA top 10, so expect a great match! 

 

Register by Friday, April 4, 2014 at 3pm! 

 

Please remember to bring a form of photo ID, whether it be a student ID or driver’s license (this applies to students 7th grade and above).   

  

 The details are as follows:

 

Where: Pepperdine University (Firestone Fieldhouse)
  24555 Pacific Coast Highway
  Malibu, CA 90263
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: The game begins at 7pm, but please arrive early at 6:30pm
Cost: Free for everyone who registers on the USYVL Website

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the following number: 888.988.7985. 

  

Registration is closed

 




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Becca was 8 years old when she started playing for USYVL, and learned early on that she really liked spiking the ball.  It didn't always go where she wanted it to for a few years, but it still felt so good to hit the ball HARD!  After many years of USYVL she moved on to club volleyball, played all through high school, and is now finishing up her senior year at Hendrix College, in Conway, Arkansas.  She was a starting outside hitter all four years at this NCAA Division III school, where she set the record for All time Career Kills and was second in All Time Career Attempts and Most Kills in a Season.  Becca still loves playing volleyball, and also loves coaching volleyball.   Look for her at USYVL summer camps in the near future!

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CAMPUS MAP:   http://www.usyvl.org/media/forms/seaver-map.pdf

 

Firestone Fieldhouse is located at 24255 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA.

 

The games will take place in building 24 (Firestone Fieldhouse) on the map. Parking is available on the street and in a large lot below Firestone Fieldhouse.

  

Check-in for registered attendees will take place inside the lobby of Firestone Fieldhouse. We will have a will-call table as soon as people walk in from the entrance (the table will be very visible). 

 

Please remember to bring a form of photo ID, whether it be a student ID or driver’s license (this applies to students 7th grade and above).

 

 

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Are you the type that likes to take a leadership role?  Or are you looking to ensure the next generation of volleyball players has a solid fundamental baseIf so, the United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) has a couple great opportunities for you.  For the upcoming Spring 2014 Season, USYVL is seeking Site Directors and Clinicians.  

The basic responsibilities of the Site Director include oversight of the players and volunteers at your community site. This person is organized, efficient and works well with people, and has a huge impact on the site.  Site directors recruit, organize and maintain the volunteer staff, assign equipment, assign the First Aid Administrator, handle registration, ensure forms are complete and oversee the parent meeting that takes place at the beginning of the season, and serve as the primary liaison between the site and USYVL National Office.  The job runs for the entire 8 weeks of the program, with a modicum of work before and after the season.  Typically, the Site Director position requires approximately 4 hours of time per week.  USYVL offers excellent training and a complete job description.  Be a leader!

USYVL Clinicians are responsible for training and overseeing the site’s parent-volunteer coaches in the team instruction of the fundamentals of volleyball.  This position is ideal for a college volleyball player looking to sharpen one’s coaching and leadership skills, or a current volleyball coach with an eye on the future.  Clinicians have an opportunity to implement a proven teaching system, which expedites learning for the children in the program. Best of all, it is fun! Clinicians teach the skills to volunteer coaches through a 2-hour pre-season coaching clinic, and demonstrate skills during practice days.  Clinicians also oversee game days and tournaments, and participate in the pre-season parent meeting.

Through a 3-hour pre-season training meeting, a complete written curriculum for the 8-week program, and support from the USYVL National Office, Clinicians are well prepared for their role.  Because of the high level coaching responsibility, this person must be dependable and have experience playing and/or coaching volleyball at the high school, club, college or higher level. The time commitment is approximately 4 hours per week.  A stipend is available for the Clinician position.

Interested?  Or know someone who would be an ideal candidate?  Contact the USYVL National Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by phone at 310.212.7008.

 

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This Saturday, October 26, fitness guru and celebrity trainer extraordinaire Dion Jackson will be visiting the Torrance, California USYVL locations with pro beach volleyball players Traci Weamer, Kaitlin Sather-Nielsen and Nils Nielsen to warm-up the kids.  Dion and the pros will serve up plenty of excitement when they visit the Sur La Brea Park location at 10 a.m., followed by McMaster Park in Torrance at approximately 11 a.m., before heading to the Veggie Grill in Torrance (2355 Pacific Coast Highway) with the pros to sign autographs. 

 

Dion has been a “go-to” trainer for numerous celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Jim Carrey, Rob Lowe, Nia Long and other big names.  You may have seen him at other USYVL events, sharing his enthusiasm for fitness.

 

Pro beach volleyball player Traci Weamer is originally from Upland, California, and played college volleyball at Concordia University.  In 2011, Weamer won a made-for-CBS "Best of the Beach" event for collegians with Jane Chafeh.     

Kaitlin Sather-Nielsen is a professional beach volleyball player who competes domestically and internationally. Currently, she is a member of the Elite USA Beach National Team and the assistant coach for the UCLA Women's Sand Volleyball Team. Kaitlin attended UCLA, where she was an outside hitter on the indoor volleyball team.

Look for more pro appearances at USYVL sites in the near future. 

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Audra started playing at the Pasadena, Maryland USYVL and played for a number of years during the Spring and Fall seasons!  Since leaving USYVL’s league, Audra attended The Catholic High School of Baltimore.  She made the varsity team as a freshman.  She worked her way up and played setter position for her sophomore and junior years. Audra won the Spirit Award in her junior year for her motivation in getting the team to the conference championship.  As Captain and outside hitter in her senior year, the team was able to have an undefeated season resulting in 2009 being added to the Volleyball banner, after a 17 year absence. This resulted in her being named an IAAM League All Star.   “My goal during my high school years was to get a year up on the banner.”  

During the spring sessions of USYVL, Audra volunteered at the Pasadena Maryland as an assistant coach for the 8-10 year olds.  “I love working with the younger children and it gave me experience in leadership.”  

Audra is now a freshman at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois studying psychology.  “Since Illinois State is a Division 1 school, I decided to play intramural volleyball so I can concentrate on my academics and not lose my scholarship.”  

 

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In the event of a Rain Cancellation you will receive an automated phone message via our Calling Post system no later than *1 hour prior to your start time.

*-If the rain starts less than 1 hour prior to practice a phone message may not be sent so please note the final decision to play will be made at the site by the Site Director and Clinician.

Please always check our website First for any rain cancellations by clicking the "Rain Delay" button on the top right side of any page on the USYVL Website.

The office is not open on Saturdays so please listen for your messages and check the website. During the week we have limited staff and the most efficient way to receive information is our Calling Post system and the website.

Rain Policy – Practice will be cancelled if any of the following occur:

          

          1.   It is raining at the start time of practice or games

                                                

          2.   The school or park closes the field due to excess water on the field

         

          3.   The Clinician and Site Director feel the playing conditions are unsafe

                                                

          4.   Rain days will be made up immediately, please check your local Site Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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