Girls


TRYOUTS for GIRLS AGES 10 – 18

Location: Hallmark SportsClub in Heritage Plaza, 10850 W. Laraway Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

Players try out for the age they will be on September 1, 2018

Ultimate Volleyball Club is entering its 20th year of providing athletes with advanced training and competition. Ultimate offers the stability of a well-established club with a proven track record. Ultimate VBC gives players the advantages of professional coaches, full-time directors, successful teams, college recruiting assistance, jump training, and home facilities in Frankfort, IL and Mokena, IL. Advanced skills, individual development, and team success are stressed. The club has consistently excelled with numerous medal finishes at USAV, AAU, and Asics Jr. National Championships. Ultimate has helped 299 players earn college scholarships and garner 68 All-American awards.


THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 2017

  • Girls 11U short-season teams (2) – No tryout required. Player Sign-up and Informational Meeting 6:30 p.m. (player evaluations and team placements done during practices.)
  • Girls 12U short-season teams (2) – No tryout required. Player Sign-up and Informational Meeting 6:30 p.m. (player evaluations and team placements done during practices.)
  • Girls 12U full-season teams (3) – No tryout required. Player Sign-up and Informational Meeting 6:30 p.m. (player evaluations and team placements done during practices.)
  • Girls 13U full-season teams (3) – Makeup tryout 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Girls 13U short-season teams (2) – Makeup tryout 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Girls 14U full-season teams (4) – Makeup tryout 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Girls 14U short-season teams (2) – Makeup tryout 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

*Multiple full-season teams and multiple short-season teams will be offered where indicated. IMPORTANT: Please attend first tryout possible for best chance of earning a spot. Call or email to arrange an alternate tryout date if needed. See contact info below. Tryout Fee: $20.

SUNDAY, OCT. 22, 2017

  • 15U 9:00am – 11:00am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 16U noon – 2:00 pm; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 17U 3:00 pm; registration for those still playing high school ball
  • 18U 3:00 pm; registration for those still playing high school ball

SUNDAY, OCT. 29, 2017

  • 15U 9:00am – 11:00am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 16U 9:00am – 11:00am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 17U noon – 2:00pm; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 18U noon – 2:00pm; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS

SUNDAY, NOV. 5, 2017

  • 15U 10:00 – 11:30 am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 16U 10:00 – 11:30 am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 17U 10:00 – 11:30 am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS
  • 18U 10:00 – 11:30 am; tryout. Registration for those still playing HS

More Information

ATTEND FIRST TRYOUT POSSIBLE. High school players cannot try out until their high school team is finished playing; however, HS players should attend the first date listed for their age group and fill out paperwork to show intent to tryout. Players needing a tryout after Nov. 6 and all others needing an alternate tryout date should email to arrange it (see contact info below.) Tryout fee is $20.

TEAMS: Four 15U full-season teams, two 15U short-season teams, four 16U full-season teams, three 17U full-season teams, and two 18U full-season teams. Full-season and short-season teams try out at the same time.

15U-17U FULL-SEASON TEAMS : Late Nov. to June. Teams practice 2-3 times per week, compete 2-3 weekends per month. Setters’ training and position training. Teams compete in Great Lakes Power League or Windy City Power League, USAV, JVA and AAU tournaments; and national events.

18U FULL-SEASON: Late Nov. to end of March. Optional free training available in April and May. Teams practice 3 times per week, compete 2-3 weekends per month. Setters’ training and position training. Teams compete in Great Lakes Power League; attend USAV or JVA qualifiers.

15U SHORT-SEASON TEAMS: March-May. Teams practice twice a week, and compete in six local, single-day tournaments on weekends.


Registration

In order to attend a tryout for any USAV Great Lakes Region Junior Club, athletes must have a current limited tryout membership or full membership with USAV.  If athlete was a member of a USAV club last year, that membership is good until Oct. 31, 2017, but after that date a new membership must be obtained.   Go to the Great Lakes Region website at www.greatlakesvolleyball.org for complete step-by-step instructions.  Membership registration assistance will also be available onsite at tryouts.

Girls’ 12-14 Full-Season Teams: Mid-Nov. – June. Teams practice twice a week; compete avg. 2 weekends per month. Free weekly setters’ training. Jump/speed/agility training available. Teams compete in leagues, tournaments, and at least one national level event. Girls’ Short-Season Teams: March – May. Teams practice twice a week; compete in six local single-day tournaments.


Financing

Interest free, no-fee, extended monthly payment plans available to all members. Fees information available at tryouts.


For more information contact:
Girls Program Coordinator: Kerry Shannon, 815-469-1844 Ext. 202; Email kerryannshannon@gmail.com
Club Director, Erin Lorenz, 815-469-1844 ext. 208. Email: JLorenzrps@aol.com