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Welcome to Eastview Juniors Volleyball!
Our teams practice twice each week for 1-1/2 to 2 hours on various days as needed in the evenings between 5:30pm and 10:00pm. The practice facilities we use are in Apple Valley, Eagan, Bloomington, and Burnsville. Some of our teams will practice on Wednesday evenings.
Included in our program are positional clinics for setters, outside hitters, middle hitters, and liberos. We are planning for three clinics at each specialty level. Our positional clinics are led by coaches that either work in our JO program or have high level experience for the position they are instructing.
The program fees for the 2018/2019 upcoming season will be $815 ($35 paid directly to NCR) for U12s and $900 - $1200 for U13s and older ($35 paid directly to NCR). The fees cover tournaments, clinics, coaching, 2 jerseys and a warm-up jacket. The fees are collected in four installments between November and March.
NEW for the 2018/19 Season - ELITE TEAMS
Our 14-1 team will be our first ELITE team and we will consider this option for our 13-1 and 15/16/17s teams. This will mean a more challenging competition schedule and may involve extending their seasons beyond April. The exact schedule and length of season will be determined after tryouts at team meetings. The program fees will potentially be increased from the base of $900 as needed to accommodate the extra costs associated with more competitive tournaments or extending the season beyond April. Please see our new Competition Matrix for ideas on what the season may look like for our teams.
We are excited that we have a lot of interest in our U15/16/17 age groups. We don't have enough resources to field two separate teams, but we are going to get creative and field a larger group of players across these age groups and have them compete as two teams. Come to our parent/player meeting on Thursday, November 8th at Scott Highland Middle School (in the cafeteria) 7:15-7:45pm to find out more. Then have your player stay for the Open Gym 8:00-9:30pm
We do NOT do individual fundraising with our club. Instead we host our Spring Dig tournaments in March. We require each player to provide 6 hours of volunteering at these tournaments. These hours can be fulfilled by the player and their parents or siblings age 12 and older.
For more information on our Winter JO program please contact Stephanie Uittenbogaard, Volleyball Program Director by phone at 612-849-0765 or via email at email@example.com
We will host the following Open Gyms for any interested U15/16/17 players as follows:
Thursday, November 1st at Berea Lutheran Church, 9308 Rich Valley Blvd, Inver Grove Heights: 8:00-9:30pm
Thursday, November 8th at Scott Highland Middle School, 14011 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley: 8:00-9:30pm
We hope to see you at the Open Gyms. Come see who is interested in our program and meet/talk to the coaches and program director.
The below two forms must be brought to tryouts and completed if selected to a team.
2018/19 Winter JO Tryouts are as follows:
U10/11/12 - completed and fielded 12-1 & 12-2
U13/14 - completed and fielded 13-1, 14-1 & 14-2
U15/16/17 Tryouts will be Sunday, November 11th at Berea Lutheran Church, 9308 Rich Valley Blvd, Inver Grove Heights
Selections for this combined age group will be made in the gym during tryouts and then paperwork, uniforms and initial deposits are taken care of at the conclusion of tryouts.
A parent or guardian is required for ALL AGE GROUPS for the selection part of our tryouts unless prior arrangements are made with Stephanie Uittenbogaard.
Our teams for the 2018/19 season are set. Below is a listing of our teams and coaches for the upcoming season:
12-1 head coach is Rick Lord with Sarah Nord
12-2 head coach is Angie Bishop with Shelby Stehn
13-1 head coach is Wendy Wise with Hope Diamond
14-1 head coach is Stephanie Uittenbogaard with Becky Haraldson
14-2 head coach is Kate Culp with Leah Melchior
15/16/17s head coach is Lindsey Ryan with Makenna Maag
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