On a team, there are athletes who naturally gravitate towards leadership roles and require little support. But those athletes aren't the only ones who can be team leaders, and a dedicated coach can help athletes hone previously dormant leadership skills. Here's how to look at your team through a new lens: Seeing each athlete as capable of taking on leadership roles, and as individuals who may require different types of encouragement from you.
The Lifeblood of Junior Volleyball
Clubs are the most important organizations in junior volleyball. USA Volleyball clubs give our athletes the opportunity to learn, compete and grow. Our club directors support USA Volleyball athletes and families to help them play at the highest possible level and to have a great experience along the way. Explore resources here to expand support for your athletes, coaches, and families and to help your club succeed.
Return to Play Guidelines
USA Volleyball has prepared Return to Play Guidelines for region leaders, club directors, and more to provide guidance as volleyball activities recommence across the country. All USAV-sanctioned activities will be required to adhere to the most stringent federal, state or local regulations for their respective areas.
Clubs During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted volleyball clubs around the nation. Resources about liability, altered matchday protocols, and even safer ways to have members play are available on USAV’s COVID resources page.
Managing a Club
Running a volleyball club is not easy. From acquiring gym space to marketing the club, you’re expected to be proficient in a variety of roles. Here are some resources that’ll help you learn techniques to help your club run smoothly.
Find information about USA Volleyball Junior National Qualifiers and National Championships to plan ahead for upcoming competitions across the country.