Golden Ball Handed Out to 14 Teams on Final Day of GJNC

Red, white and blue was on display, and gold, silver and bronze were handed out on the 12th and final day of the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship at the Indiana Convention Center on Monday.

Boys Teams Build Legacies on First Championship Day at BJNC

With victories in 14 Club and 15 Club, Aspire Volleyball out of Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona Region) collected two of the nine titles handed out Sunday at the Boys Junior National Championship in Las Vegas, Nev.

Boys Junior Nationals Lights up Vegas for 8 Days

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 29, 2022) – Top boys volleyball teams from around the country are lighting up Las Vegas this week at the 43rd annual USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championship on June 30-July 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The BJNC is the United States’ premier…

Nine Titles Awarded on Day Four of 2022 GJNC

After dropping its first match to Coast 12-1 (SCVA) on Thursday, Tejas 12 Black (North Texas) won nine straight matches to capture the 12 USA title Sunday at the 2022 Girls Junior National National Championship in Indianapolis.

What NOT to Do When Helping Athletes Develop Positive Body Image

It can be difficult to know what to do—and what not to do—to best help athletes with issues around body image. This is especially true when even seemingly innocuous comments can lead to issues with negative body image.

MadFrog 11 National Green Repeats as GJNC Champion

In a battle of undefeated teams, MadFrog 11 National Green (North Texas Region) took the first title at the 2022 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship in Indianapolis.

2022 GJNC Kicks Off With 11-13s in Indy

The 2022 Girls Junior National Championship kicked off in Indianapolis Thursday with competition in the 11-13 divisions. Nearly 1,600 teams will be in Indy over the next 12 days to fight for a coveted national title. Schedule and Results  | Event Home USA Volleyball will cover the action on social media, including photos and videos…

More Tourneys Mean More Opportunities for Girls Jr. Nationals

As the sport of volleyball continues to grow in popularity with young athletes around the country, USA Volleyball is announcing that it will split its Girls Junior National Championship to provide more opportunities for clubs and junior athletes to compete. The inaugural USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship (GJNC) for the 11-13 age divisions will be held on June 14-17, 2023, in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Are There Benefits to Drinking Enriched Water?

Alkaline water, mineral water, carbonated water, coconut water: There are so many different water options available that it can feel a bit overwhelming at the grocery store. Which one will serve your athlete best, or is plain old tap water the optimal solution?

Three Easy and Healthy Breakfasts for Athletes

For young athletes, breakfast is an important meal, but it’s also the most likely to get skipped in order to finish that homework assignment or catch the bus. But there are plenty of easy, healthy options that can be prepped ahead of time and only take a few minutes to whip up.