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Tryout Information

M1 TRYOUT SCHEDULE

Age
Group
Born
After
Tryout
Date
Time
Make-up
Date and Time
10u
9/1/2009 Oct 13th 4pm - 6:30pm Oct 14th 6pm-8:30pm
11u
9/1/2008 Oct 13th  4pm -6:30pm Oct 14th 6pm-8:30pm
12u
9/1/2007 Oct 13th 4pm - 6:30pm Oct 14th 6pm-8:30pm
13u
9/1/2006 Oct 13th 10am - 12:30pm Oct 14th 6pm-8:30pm
14u
9/1/2005 Oct 13th 1pm - 3:30pm Oct 14th 6pm-8:30pm
15u
9/1/2004 Oct 26th 8am - 10:30am Email for Alternate Date
16u
9/1/2003 Oct 26th 8am - 10:30am Email for Alternate Date
17u
9/1/2002 Oct 26th 11am - 1:30pm Email for Alternate Date
18u
9/1/2001 Oct 26th 11am - 1:30pm Email for Alternate Date

*****If you need an alternate date for tryouts, email us at admin@m1vbc.com*****

Register for Tryouts

NEW SRVA TRYOUT REGISTRATION

Southern Region Volleyball Association (SRVA) is a our USAV governing body.   They have a new memberhip/tryout process this year.  

This year per SRVA/USAV, players will need to sign up in webpoint and purchase a "Tryout Membership" for $5.00, prior to attending tryouts. You will be able to print out the players SRVA/USAV Membership card to prove you have signed up.

Click on the  link below to  register.

https://www.srva.org/page/show/5248700-join-the-usav-srva-member-registration

1. Sign in on USAV Webpoint, and complete registration.

2. For a club, choose "UNDECIDED"

3. Choose the "Junior (Jr) Tryout Membership

4. Bring a copy of the membership or a screenshot to tryouts.

ALL Tryouts will be at 
Summit High School 
2830 Twin Lakes Dr, Spring Hill, TN 37174

What To Bring To Tryouts

  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to tryouts to check in and receive tryout t-shirt.
  • Copy of player's birth certificate.
  • Complete online registration prior to tryouts.
  • Complete and bring copy of SRVA Tryout Membership
  • Bring Tryout Fee - $30. Cash or check preferred, or pay online via registration.
  • Deposit fee will be required when final team selections are made.

2019 - 2020 USAV Junior Player Age Definition

Please double check your daughter's birthday below to ensure she is trying out for the correct age division:

 

2019-2020 Age Definition Chart for USAV

 

To determine the correct age division, find the Month of Birth in the left column, and then the year of birth in the same row.  The heading of the column matching the Year of Birth is the correct age bracket.

 
18U
17U
16U
15U
14U
13U
12U
11U
Sept

2001

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Oct
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Nov
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Dec
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Jan
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Feb
2002 2003

2004

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Mar
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Apr
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
May
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
June
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
July
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Aug
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

 

Tryout Overview

Tryouts is the process through which players are chosen for the various M1 teams. We have 2-3 evaluators for each age group, depending on the number of players trying out for that age division. This process consists of written evaluations and observation of the player’s skill practice contexts as well as in game like situations. The evaluators are also looking at a player’s prior level of play, competitiveness, coachability and motivation. It is up to the team coaches and evaluators to determine how much weight is given to each aspect of the tryout process to form the best teams possible; and the weighting may vary from year to year for the same age group.  Tryout participants will be given t-shirts with a tryout number.  This is to help identify the players when evaluating their skill and performance.  This shirt is to be worn at each tryout.

 

Evaluating Skill Levels

All evaluations are  subjective – coaches from different clubs, and even within the same club, may disagree on the potential of any given athlete.  At M1, coaches understand this and generally try to seek out the opinions of their colleagues within the club when making final roster choices.

Volleyball experience and skill levels are a great indicator of an athlete making a team, but there are other factors that come into play, such as attitude, work ethic, and coachability.  These are all part of the evaluation process during the tryout.  

Offers and Commitments

After the completion of the tryout session. The evaluating coaches and club director will get together and discuss how the teams will be formed. The selected players will receive a phone /personal offer with a team. The family must then accept or decline the offer by November 1, 2019. Upon acceptance,  a non-refundable deposit will be required.  This down payment helps with enrollment of tournaments, court space, uniforms, and insurance.  Please note that all offers may not be given out at the same time. This is simply because some decisions can be made easier than others.   We thank you in advance for educating yourself on the tryout process.