BOYS CLUB

NEVBC Boys Vision

Our vision at NEVBC is to train our athletes with high level technical and skills training, and in doing so, build the most competitive teams in our region at every age group. 

Our Boy's Club Director, Jon Mercado, is deeply committed to providing the most professional boys volleyball experience in the area. Jon's goal is to build a community around the sport that is dedicated to the NEVBC values of SIMPLICITY, GROWTH, COMMITMENT, & COMPETITION.

NEVBC Boys Club Tryouts - Info & Requirements

Dates: October 3rd - 5th, 2020​ (Click here for Tryout Times)

Cost: $40 per athlete

General Tryout Information

  • Athletes will be evaluated based on skill level, athleticism, coachability, attitude, and tryout attendance

  • If you're not sure which age group to register for, please refer to the 2020-2021 USA Volleyball Age Definition Chart

  • All Northeast COVID-19 protocols will be followed to ensure a safe tryout

  • If you are not comfortable attending an in-person tryout this year, we are also accepting video submissions (20+ minutes of continuous match or practice footage and a highlight video if you have one). Please get in touch with jon@northeast.com and cat@northeastvbc.com to set up a video assessment.

IMPORTANT: Tryout Requirements

**Note re USA Volleyball Memberships: The USA Volleyball membership system has changed to Sport Engine, so the process for renewing your membership has changed this year. For example,  you will not select your club affiliation during the registration process, as the club will invite you to a team roster after team placements. Please read through this page from New England Region if you're having any issues with creating or renewing your membership, and please see some simple steps below: 

NEVBC Boys Club Teams - Program Info & Costs

For the 2020-2021 season, our Boys Club teams will look to improve upon the success of our first season! This season NEVBC will AGAIN start earlier than any other club in the state, which will provide NEVBC's athletes the greatest opportunity to train and improve over a longer season.

 

Here's what you can expect from NEVBC Boys:

  • Team practice at Northeast Volleyball Club in our 10,500 square foot facility with 3 dedicated Sport Courts

  • Expanded 19 week season, starting in mid-October and finishing in mid-March before high school tryouts

  • Elite coaching staff, including proven boys high school and club coaches and former Division I and pro players

  • Focus on fundamentals and individual technique in team practice, in addition to competitive 6 v. 6 team play

  • 2x weekly (U15) or 3x weekly (U16 - U18 teams) practices and Compete Days

  • Custom sublimated Ren Athletics game jersey, shorts, and gear

  • Hudl video account for U16 - U18 teams

  • College recruiting guidance and support, including the opportunity to set up 1-on-1 meetings with our Recruiting Director

  • Access to NEVBC coaches for private and small group training

  • U16-U18 Teams - 2x weekly strength and conditioning sessions with Upper Deck Fitness, including one session in our onsite weight room

U15 Team Program

Our U15 Team will practice 2x/week in our gym for an expanded 19 week season and play a modified tournament schedule, with three regional 1-day tournaments. This program is perfect for multi-sport athletes who are looking to try club volleyball, with less of a commitment than the U16-U18 level teams.

Tournament Dates: TBD

Projected Number of Teams: One U15 Team 

Program Cost: TBD​*

Head Coach: Will be announced at tryouts

*Does not include Nationals postseason practice and tournament entry fees.

U16 - U18 Team Program

Our U16-U18 teams will practice 3x/week in our gym for an expanded 19-week season, including one Compete Day on the weekends. In addition, these teams will have a volleyball-specific strength and conditioning program in partnership with Upper Deck Fitness, which will include 2 weekly workouts (one of these will be a team lift in our onsite weight room). These teams will play a competitive tournament schedule and attend at least one qualifier. Team rosters will be kept small to increase each athlete's game experience, so this program requires the highest level of commitment.

Tournament Dates: TBD

Projected Number of Teams: 1 Team at each Age Group (U16, U17, & U18) 

Program Cost: TBD​*

Head Coach: Will be announced at tryouts

*Does not include Nationals postseason practice and tournament entry fees.

Questions about NEVBC Boys? Reach out to Jon Mercado at jon@northeastvbc.com.

"Coach Jon has been deeply embedded in the boys volleyball community for almost a decade and has been instrumental in the growth of the sport here. We know that Jon's efforts and experience will translate into an incredibly successful program under the Northeast banner. Our goal for NEVBC Boys is to start small, expose players to the highest level of coaching, and focus on technical training for all athletes, regardless of age and level."

- Cat Dailey Minyard, NEVBC Director

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