TRYOUT INFORMATION

2018 VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

7th grade:

August 20th, 21st, and 22nd

7:00am - 8:30am

8th grade:

August 20th & 21st 4:15pm - 5:30pm

August 22nd 8:00am - 8:45am

*You must be present all days. You must have a physical before trying out*.


CRITERIA FOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

STUDENTS ARE DIVIDED INTO GROUPS AND ASSIGNED STATIONS. DAY 1 AND DAY 2 FOCUS ON TESTING SKILLS. DAY 3 WILL CONSIST OF SCRIMMAGE AND LIVE PLAY.

  • PASSING
  • SETTING
  • HITTING
  • BLOCKING
  • SERVING
  • SPEED, ENDURANCE AND HUSTLE
  • ATTITUDE, COACHABILITY AND CALLING BALL

PASSING-CONSISTENT AND ACCURATE. BALL SHOULD BE PASSED TO SETTER POSITION OFF A SERVE OR HIT.

SETTING-HANDS SHOULD BE STRONG AND BALL SHOULD HAVE LITTLE TO NO SPIN COMING OFF THE FINGERS. SETTER SHOULD BE ABLE TO REACT TO BALL QUICKLY AND SET THE HITTER CONSISTENTLY.

HITTING-APPROACH AND SWING SHOULD BE STRONG AND IN CORRECT FORM. HITTER SHOULD BE ABLE TO HIT BALL OVER AND IN CONSISTENTLY AND BE ABLE TO TRANSITION BACK TO DEFENSE AFTER HIT.

BLOCKING-STUDENTS WILL BE TESTED ON VERTICAL JUMP. BLOCKERS WILL BE TESTED ON APPROACH TO NET, TRANSITION BACK AND ABILITY TO BLOCK SUCCESSFULLY. STAY OUT OF NET!!

SERVING-CONSISTENCY AND ACCURACY IS A MUST. OVER HAND SERVE ONLY. JUMP SERVE WILL BE OBSERVED BUT NOT MANDATORY. SERVE MUST BE HARD AND STUDENT NEEDS TO BE ABLE TO SERVE TO LOCATIONS ON COURT.

SPEED/HUSTLE- STUDENTS NEED TO REACT AND MOVE TO BALL QUICKLY.

ENDURANCE- STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PASS, SET, HIT, BLOCK AND SERVE CONSECUTIVELY.

ATTITUDE/COACHABLE-STUDENTS SHOULD REMAIN POSITIVE AT ALL TIMES, SELF ADJUST, AND CALL BALL.