CLUB VOLLEYBALL INFORMATION
Below is a list of local regional and junior olympic club volleyball organizations that offer the opportunity for advanced play and development in the sport.
Libertyville High School does not endorse one club over another nor does participation guarantee selection to the high school team. Club volleyball does however offer the opportunity for an athlete to maximize their skill acquisition and ability in a shorter amount of time. It is also recommended for those athletes who are considering playing at the collegiate level. Click on the name of the club to link to their page for tryout and other pertinent information.
Sky High VBC (regional &JO)
Vernon Hills, Libertyville
Lake Barrington, Crystal Lake, Buffalo Grove
Net Force Volleyball (regional & JO)
Rolling Thunder VBC (regional and JO)
Lake Zurich, Schaumburg, Buffalo Grove
Wisconsin Juniors Volleyball (regional and JO)
Pleasant Prarie, WI
(regional teams run out of the Libertyville Sports Complex)
Wildcat Juniors (regional and JO)
Evanston (Northwestern University)
TNT Volleyball (regional)
OTHER VOLLEYBALL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Adversity VBC - Offers girls individual and small group training for those who cannot commit to full club season
Club Volleyball FAQ
Q: What is the difference between regional and junior olympic teams?
A: The general difference is the length of the season, (typically Dec-Mar/Apr for regional - Dec -June/July for Junior Olympic) as well as the associated costs as there is much more play and possibly travel for JO teams.
Q: Can I play club volleyball and play other high school sports?
A: The quick answer is yes, most clubs are quite flexible for multi-sport athletes, they generally ask for the high school calendar in advance and accept absences that occur due to in season sport schedule. Setters for JO teams are typically not allowed to be multi-sport athletes.
Q: Which club is best for me, how do I choose?
A: There are many factors that contribute to a good club match including coaching philosphies, travel time to training sites, cost, schedule, position trying to play at the club, etc. Most clubs have excellent coaches, but knowing which coaches will work with your athlete is helpful in knowing whether a good match will be made at that club. Rule of thumb is to be a good consumer, ask questions, research all the options, attend parent info sessions and free clinics or camps, ask other players who have played for specific coaches about their experience at a particular club, etc.