Tues, May 24th, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Break

There will be no practices/scrimmages on Saturday May 28th, 2022. We will resume the season for our final week on Saturday June, 4th.

Wed, May 18th, 2022

Week 5 Update – Back at Irvine High School

Thank you for your patience and cooperation last week with the location change to Northwood High School! Here are some updates for the remainder of the League:

  1. Week 5 (May 21st, 2022) – Location back to Irvine High School. All practice/scrimmage times will be moved back to Irvine High School’s practice gym.
  2. Memorial Day Weekend Break – Due to Memorial Day Weekend, we will not have practices/scrimmages on Saturday May 28th, 2022.
  3. The last week (Week 6) of the League will be on Saturday, June 4th. All remaining t-shirts and ordered items will be passed out the last week. More details will be sent out about the make-up handout leading up to that week.
Tues, May 10th, 2022

Week 4 Update – Location Change

All practices/games for each division will be moved to Northwood High School, 4515 Portola Pkwy IrvineCA 92620, for this upcoming Saturday (May 14th, 2022). Practice/Game times will remain the same. We will resume back at Irvine High School following this week.

Thursday, April 14th, 2022

Week 1 Update: Team Rosters and Schedule

Thank you to those who came to our Spring Volleyball League Evaluations. If your child did not attend, they were placed on a team randomly. Teams and schedules have been built.

Team Rosters and Schedule: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/spring/teams/ 

Please note, all divisions will be reporting to the Irvine High School Practice for their practices/scrimmages.

CoEd 4th-5th: 12:45pm-2:15pm

  • Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

Girls 6th-7th: 2:30pm-4:00pm

  • Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

Girls 8th-9th: 2:30pm-4:00pm

  • Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

Upper Boys 6th+: 4:15pm-5:45pm

  • Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

Our coaching staff will be leading a practice for each division with the help of our Team Managers. This will be followed by a scrimmage played against another team. Like mentioned before, there might be modifications to the rules to provide the best experience for the players.

Players will be checked in by our staff through TeamSnap’s availability feature. Parents do not need to update players’ availability each Saturday. 

Tuesday, April 5th, 2022

Player Evaluations Update

This Saturday is going to kick off the start to our 2022 Spring Volleyball League with Player Evaluations.

*Please Review All*

Player Evaluations

Date: April 9th, 2022

Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot) *Parking is available in the back parking lot off Escolar street*

Address/Map Link: 4321 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604

Player Evaluations give our coaches an opportunity to observe each player’s volleyball ability and knowledge before teams are formed by the following week. Teams will be formed by our coaches to provide a competitive and fun experience for all. Each division will have a designated time slot to come by the Irvine High School Gym to get evaluated by our coaches.

4th-5th grade: 12:45pm-1:30pm

6th-7th grade: 1:30pm-2:30pm

8th-9th grade: 2:30pm-3:00pm

T-shirt and volleyball handout will occur during check-in. Please be ready to provide your players’ name and grade. All players will receive a t-shirt. However, volleyballs will only be handed out to players that purchased one.

 

Volleyball League Calendar of Events

Please note there will be two weeks off during the season due to holiday weekends.

April 9th (Evals): Introduction & Player Evaluations

April 16th (Easter Weekend) – No Practice/Games

April 23nd (Week 1): Creation of Teams/Divisions & Scrimmage #1

April 30th (Week 2): Team Practice & Scrimmage #2

May 7th (Week 3): Team Practice & Scrimmage #3

May 14th (Week 4): Team Practice & Scrimmage #4

May 21st (Week 5): Team Practice & Scrimmage #5

May 28th (Memorial Day Weekend) – No Practice/Games

June 4th (Week 6): Team Practice & Scrimmage #6

Practice times will be updated and finalized once teams are built on your TeamSnap Team page under “Schedule.” During the League, please review the schedule and any email updates weekly. Please expect to practice for an hour and a half between the time frame of 12:45pm-5:45pm. The youngest division usually starts first.

Thursday, Mar. 31st, 2022

2022 Spring Volleyball Preseason Update

Hello Parents and Players,

We are excited to get our Spring Volleyball League underway! Here are some quick updates before our start date.

Player Evaluations: We will be having Player Evaluations on Saturday, April 9th, 2021 at Irvine High School’s Practice Gym (4321 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604). This gives our coaches an opportunity to observe each players’s volleyball ability and knowledge before teams are formed by Week 1 of practices/scrimmages. Teams will be formed by our coaches to provide a competitive and fun experience for all. Each division will have a designated practice time to come by Irvine High School to get evaluated by our coaches.

More information about Evaluations will be sent out leading up to the date as registration has not closed yet. Those who volunteered to be Evaluation Coordinators will be contacted separately on how they will be helping out that day. 

Following Evaluations, The League will run for 6 weeks from April 23rd to June 4th on Saturdays. Each week there will be an hour and a half session for players to practice and play in scrimmages. Practices will be run by our volleyball coaching staff and assisted by our Team Managers.

League Scrimmages: After practice is over, it is immediately followed by teams playing scrimmages/games. Depending on the division’s volleyball ability, there might be modifications to the games to provide the best experience (serve closer to the net, coach initiated ball, allow a bounce, adjust height of net, etc.). Records are not kept and teams may be modified.

Teams: Teams will be formed following Evaluations by our coaching staff to provide the best and competitive experience for all players. Divisions and teams may be modified during the season.

Schedule: Our schedule for the whole season will be sent out after teams are formed. Please note the following Saturday after Evaluations, we will not have practice/scrimmages due to it being Easter weekend. Practice/Game times will be dependent on the number of players in a division and gym availability. Please expect your practice/game to be played within the time frame of 12:30pm-6pm on Saturdays during the 6 week league. Usually our younger divisions play first.

Sept. 26th 2022 • Volleyball Winter League

2023 Winter Volleyball League Early Bird Pricing 2 Extended to End of Month!

2023 Volleyball Winter League

January – February 2023

SoCal Elite’s Youth Volleyball Winter League is a recreational league for all boys and girls in 4th–9th grade. The 2023 Winter League runs from January thru February with six practices/matches. This league is for beginner, intermediate and anyone in-between those skill levels. Each division will practice together and play games/scrimmages each week. Teams will be formed based on skill level to provide each player with the best experience to develop their volleyball game.

EARLY BIRD PRICING 2 has been extended to Friday Sept. 30th, 2022

Throughout the season, all players will get an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of volleyball (passing, setting, hitting, and serving) and work on developing coordination and motor skills. Our goal as a program is to provide a welcoming and fun environment to facilitate the best learning experience for all of our players.

Register Now!

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Sept. 20th 2022 • Volleyball Fall League

Week 4: Moving to University High School and Schedule for the Remainder of the Season

Hello Parents,

This past Saturday was our last week at Irvine High School. We will officially be moving to University High School for the remainder of the season.

Schedule for the Remainder of the Season: The remainder of the Fall Volleyball League season will be played at University High School’s main/practice gym (Weeks 3-6). Please check your TeamSnap schedule and our roster/schedule page, https://socalelite.org/volleyball/teams/ for your division’s practice/scrimmage time. 

Parking and Gym Entrance: https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=13yTr8k3OB6RKAbzcR3vmruTJvOD9GO8&hl=en&ehbc=2E312F 

Apparel/Ordered Items Pick Up and/or Exchanges: For players that have not yet picked up their SoCal Volleyball t-shirt/ordered items or want to exchange what they ordered, please come by our office during our operating hours.

  • Address: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
    Hours: 10:00am – 3:00pm
    Date: Tuesday-Friday

Simply ring the doorbell at the front door and a staff member will assist you. If our hours do not work for you please email us so we can arrange a different method for you to receive your apparel.

Best Regards,

SoCal Elite Sports Inc.

Sep. 14th, 2022 • Volleyball Fall League

Week 2: Apparel Pick up/Exchanges and Schedule Release for Remainder of Season

This upcoming Saturday, September 17th is Week 2 of our Fall Volleyball League. Each division will play and practice at the same time and location as Week 1. Please check your TeamSnap Schedule.

Apparel/Ordered Items Pick Up and/or Exchanges: For players that have not yet picked up their SoCal Volleyball t-shirt/ordered items or want to exchange what they ordered, please come by our office during our operating hours.

  • Address: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
    Hours: 10:30am – 3:00pm
    Date: Tuesday-Friday

Simply ring the doorbell at the front door and a staff member will assist you. If our hours do not work for you please email us so we can arrange a different method for you to receive your apparel.

Schedule for the Remainder of the Season: Our organization appreciates all of your patience and understanding as we will be releasing the schedule for the remainder of the season after the second week of play. The schedule will be updated on our team rosters/schedules page, https://socalelite.org/volleyball/teams/ and in each division’s TeamSnap Schedule.

Sep. 9, 2022 • Volleyball Fall League

Week 1: Team Rosters, Schedule, and Make-Up Apparel Pickup

Hello Parents,

We are excited to get the Fall League started this upcoming Saturday. If your child did not attend Evaluations, they were placed on a team randomly. Teams and the schedule for the first two weeks have been built. We are still waiting on gym permits for the remainder of the season following the initial weeks.

Team Rosters and Schedule: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/teams/ (Search player’s name under appropriate division)

Please note if you can not find your players name in a division, please check the other divisions before contacting us.

All divisions will be reporting to the Irvine High School Gyms for their practices/scrimmages this upcoming Saturday, September 10th. Listed are each division’s practice and scrimmage time. Divisions and teams may be modified during the duration of the league.

6th-7th: 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

4th-5th: 2:45PM to 4:15PM

Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym (Gym closest to the school’s back parking lot)

8th-9th: 2:45PM  to 4:15PM

Location: Irvine High School Main Gym (Gym where we hosted Evaluations)

Communication: Please check your email weekly for any updates or potential location/schedule change. You can always refer to our updates page here, https://socalelite.org/volleyball/fall/updates/ 

Our coaching staff will be leading a practice for each division with the help of our Volunteer Parent Coaches. This will be followed by a scrimmage played against another team. Like mentioned before, there might be modifications to the rules to provide the best experience for the players.

Make-up Apparel Pick-up: For players that did not pick up their ordered apparel at Evaluations, we will have make up pickup at our office warehouse on Saturday Sept 10th. Please look for the SoCal Elite Canopy.

Address: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
Hours: 10:00a – Noon
Date: September 10th

Players will be checked in by our staff through TeamSnap’s availability feature. Parents do not need to update players’ availability each Saturday. We look forward to seeing you all!

Tues, August 9th, 2022

2022 Fall Volleyball Preseason Update 1

Hello Parents,

We are excited to get our Fall Volleyball League underway! Here are some quick updates before our start date. We will have Player Evaluations on Saturday, August 27th, 2022. This gives our coaches an opportunity to observe each player’s volleyball ability and knowledge before teams are formed by Week 1 of practice/scrimmages. Teams will be formed by our coaches to provide a competitive and fun experience for all. Each division will have a designated time slot to get evaluated by our coaches. Please make sure the grade and gender of your child is correct.

More information about Evaluations will be sent out next week with time and location. All divisions will be able to pick up their ordered items and t-shirt at Evaluations. Those who volunteered to be Evaluation Coordinators will be contacted separately on how you will be helping out that day.  Following Evaluations, The League will run for 6 weeks from Sept. 10th to October 15th on Saturdays. Each week there will be an hour and a half session for players to get an opportunity to practice and play scrimmages/games. Practices will be run by our volleyball coaching staff and assisted by our Parent Volunteer Coaches.

League Scrimmages: After practice is over, it is immediately followed by teams playing scrimmages/games. Depending on the division’s volleyball ability, there might be modifications to the games to provide the best experience (serve from anywhere on the court, coach initiated ball, allow a bounce, height of net, more than three contacts, etc.). Records will not be kept. 

Teams: Teams will be formed following Evaluations by our coaching staff to provide the best and competitive experience for all players. Teams can be Co-Ed and formed by dispersing talent as evenly as possible to ensure fairness – they are not limited by the number of boys or girls on each team. If there are enough players in your division, we will build an intermediate and beginner bracket.

Schedule: Our schedule for the whole season will be sent out after teams are formed. Please note the following Saturday after Evaluations we will not have practice/scrimmages due to it being Labor Day Weekend. Practice/Game times will be dependent on the number of players in a division and gym availability. Please expect your practice/game time to be played within the time slot of 10:00am-5pm on Saturdays during the 6 week league. For more information, visit our Fall Volleyball League page: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/fall/#calendar If you have any questions or concerns about any information explained above, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Wed, June 1st, 2022

Alumni Player Registration Now Open

Special discounted pricing is now available for the 2022 Volleyball Fall League for SoCal Elite alumni players!

Learn more and register now: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/fall/