2024 Summer League

Hi Parents,

 

This upcoming Sunday, we will be hosting our Player Evaluations/Intro to Skills for our 2024 Summer Volleyball League. 

 

Date: Sunday, June 23rd

Location: Irvine High School Practice Gym

Address: 4321 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604

 

Please review our preseason page for details on specific times for each grade level and all ordered apparel: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/preseason/ 

 

The players info/list (filtered by first name) can be found before information about evaluation. If you feel like there is an error either in name, grade, or gender please contact us so we can address your issues before arriving at evaluations. This will streamline the check in process. Grade should reflect the “2023-2024 School Year.”

 

Evaluations/Intro to Skills will be conducted by grade level:

4th-6th grade: 12:00PM to 1:30PM on Court 1 & 2

7th-9th grade: 12:00PM to 1:30PM on Court 3

Please plan to arrive 15 mins before your child’s start time as we need to get each player their “Evaluation ID Tag.” Dynamic warm-up will start promptly at 12:00PM. Within the 1.5 hour evaluation, players will be introduced to foundations in passing, setting, hitting, serving, and team systems. 

 

Throughout the season we will be sending out emails. You can find all of our most recent updates posted on our website under League: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/updates/#leagues

Following Evaluations, we hope to be playing each week of the season from 1:00PM to 3:00PM on Sundays.

Hello Parents,

 

Thank you for registering for our 2024 Summer Volleyball League! We are just over a week away from our Player Evaluations/Intro to Skills. Here are some quick updates before our start date.

 

We will have Player Evaluations on Sunday, June 23rd, 2024. During Evaluations, our coaching staff will be introducing basic fundamentals in passing, setting, hitting, serving, and team systems. 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. Players will have a designated hour and a half  time slot to get evaluated by our coaches. Please make sure the grade and gender of your child is correct on TeamSnap.

 

More information about Evaluations will be sent closer to the date with times and location. We are still awaiting gym permits/approvals. All divisions will be able to pick up their ordered items and t-shirt at Evaluations. Those who volunteered to be Evaluation Coordinators or Volunteer Coaches will be contacted separately on how you will be helping out during the league.

 

Following Evaluations, The League will run for 5 weeks from June 30th-July 28th on Sundays. Please review our calendar of events, https://socalelite.org/volleyball/summer/#about. Each week players will 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. Please expect for practices to be longer at the beginning of the league (weeks 1-2) as we want to make sure players have a greater understanding of how to play the game. As the league progresses, more time will be designated to play. The full duration of Week 5 (last week) will be designated to play. 

 

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. Depending on the number of players in your division, we may adopt a “drop-in” format where new teams will be formed each week of the league.

 

Location: Like mentioned above, we are still waiting for our gym permits/approval from the City and District. We typically utilize the following locations: Irvine High School, University High School, Northwood High School, and Portola High School. 

 

Schedule: Our schedule for the whole season will be sent out after teams are formed. 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 10AM to 4PM on Sundays during the 5 week league.

Summer Volleyball Camps

Hello Parents,

Thank you for registering for our 2024 Summer Skills Volleyball Camp 1! If you have not done so already, please review the following pre-camp resources page for general information and group assignments for the upcoming camp: https://socalelite.org/volleyball/camps/resources/. Group numbers will be posted on the gym wall on Monday Day 1. Please double check your child’s t-shirt size listed with the camp groups and notify us if you would like it to be changed.

Date: Monday, June 17th – Thursday, June 20th

Location: New Horizon Community Center Indoor Gym

Time: 8:00AM – 11:00AM (*Early drop off starts at 7:30AM*)

Entrance: Please enter through the side gates closest to the soccer field. The gates will be propped open.

Our dynamic warm-up will start promptly at 8:00AM each day of camp. 

*Each Camper is responsible for bringing the following: Water, Snacks, and Athletic Attire. An allocated 10 min. snack time will be provided during each day of camp so please pack accordingly. 

Weekly Volleyball Academy

Hello Parents,

We wanted to confirm that there will still be volleyball academy at our usual times this upcoming Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th. Have an amazing rest of your week!

Hello Parents,

We recently received a notice from Orchard Hills School that there will be 2 school events coming up in our next two sessions on Tuesday, May 14th (tomorrow) and Tuesday, May 21st. We will still be able to host all of our volleyball academy sessions, however, the school has asked us to please park on the blacktop behind the gym. Drop-off will still be allowed and should not interfere with the parking situation. For both of these school events, the school’s parents/students have priority with spots located in the parking lot. 

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding! 

Hello Volleyball Academy Parents,

The Boy’s & Girl’s Club of Irvine Gym will be undergoing gym maintenance next Friday, April 5th. All volleyball academies on Friday, April 5th will be moved to Beacon Park School Indoor Gym:

Volleyball Academy: Friday, April 5th

Location: Beacon Park School Indoor Gym (*Entrance of Gym is located off the street Benchmark)
Address: 200 Cultivate Irvine, CA 92618

Times will remain the same:
Juniors (3rd-5th) @ 5:10pm – 6:10pm
Beginner (5th-7th) @ 6:10pm – 7:10pm
Intermediate (7th-9th) @ 7:10pm – 8:10pm

We will send out a reminder next week.

Hi Parents,

We will be canceling our Tuesday academies on Tuesday, March 19th due to Orchard Hills being closed for the TUSD Spring Break. Your next payment has been adjusted on TeamUp to reflect the cancellation on that day. You can find this under your “Payments” tab on your profile. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.

I will send out another reminder early next week. We will resume the following Tuesday, March 26th.

New Horizon Irvine Upper School Gym Academy Status

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Orchard Hills School Gym Academy Status

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Boys & Girls Club of Irvine Gym Academy Status

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