BOYS CLUB

Boys Club Tryout Dates: October 10 - 11 & October 16 - 17, 2021

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**Info below has been updated for 2021-2022 season!**

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.

Boys Club & Open Teams (U15-U18) - Tryouts Info & Requirements

Dates: October 10th, 11th, 16th, & 17th​ (Click here for Tryout Times & Registration)

Age Groups: U15*, U16, U17, & U18 

Cost: $60 per athlete

General Tryout Information and Requirements can be found on our Tryout page. 

 

*U15 Team will include athletes ages 12-14, so younger athletes may attend this tryout. We'll also have a Regional U14 Boys Team for athletes ages 10-13 as well! 

Boys Regional Team (U14) - Tryouts Info & Requirements

Dates: Sunday, November 7th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm (Click here for Tryout Registration)

Age Groups: U14 

Cost: $40 per athlete

General Tryout Information and Requirements can be found on our Tryout page. 

 

*U14 Regional Team may include athletes ages 10-13, so younger athletes are encouraged to try out! 

Boys Club - Program Info & Costs

For the 2021-2022 season, our Boys Club teams will look to improve upon the success of our first two seasons! We will AGAIN start earlier than any other club in the state, which will provide NEVBC's athletes the 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

  • 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

  • Expanded 20 week season for Club and Open teams, starting in mid-October and finishing in mid-March before high school tryouts

  • *NEW* Boys U14 Regional Team Program for athletes ages 10-13, starting in December (tryouts on November 7th) and going through May 1st

  • For Open and Club Teams, 2x weekly (Club) or 3x weekly (Open) team practices and Compete Days. Regional teams will practice 1x weekly to allow flexibility for multi-sport athletes!

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

  • Hudl video account for all Open and Club teams

  • College recruiting guidance and support, including the opportunity to set up 1-on-1 meetings with our Recruiting Team and the option to add on SportsRecruits digital recruiting platform

  • For Open teams, 2x weekly strength and conditioning sessions with Upper Deck Fitness, including one team lift in our onsite weight room, and for Club teams, 1x weekly on-court fitness session with Upper Deck Fitness

  • Access to NEVBC coaches for private and small group training

*NEW* Regional Team Program (U14 only)

Our U14 Regional Team is our newest boys program. We've seen a growing interest in volleyball in boys Grades 5-8, and we are offering this Regional Team program to allow our younger boys athletes to try club volleyball with less time and financial commitment relative to Club and Open teams. Our Regional team will practice will practice 1x/week on Sundays for a 19 week season (December-May 1) and play a modified tournament schedule, with regional 1-day tournaments. In terms of commitment, his program is very flexible and is perfect for multi-sport athletes who are looking to start club volleyball!

Tournament Dates: January 1 or 2, January 22 or 23, February 5 or 6, February 19 or 20, March 19 or 20*

*Regional U14 boys will participate in the Boys NERVA (New England Region) tournament series. Each tournament will be one day only (Saturday OR Sunday), and the locations will be released by the Monday prior. 

Projected Number of Teams: one U14 Team 

Program Cost: $1,175 (no travel or uniform fee)

Club Team Program (U15 & U18)

Our Club teams will practice 2x/week in our gym for an expanded 20 week season, including one Compete Day on the weekends. Our Club teams will play a very competitive tournament schedule, with 5 multi-day tournaments around New England. In addition, this teams will have a volleyball-specific strength and conditioning program in partnership with Upper Deck Fitness, which will include 1 weekly on-court workout with a UDF trainer. In terms of commitment, this program is more flexible than our Open team program, but we are looking for a high level of commitment and attendance. We encourage multi-sport athletes to play on our Club teams, and we ask that you work with your coach to best honor your various commitments.

Projected Number of Teams: one U15 Team & one U18 team (subject to change after tryouts)

Roster Size: 10 roster players & 2-3 practice players (attend all team training and workouts but no tournaments)

Program Cost: $2475 (no additional travel or uniform fee)*

*Does not include Nationals postseason practice / Nationals entry fees.

Tournament Dates: 

Wicked Good TournamentProvidence, R.I

Dec. 18-19, 2021

New England WinterFest - Hartford, CT

Jan. 8-9, 2022

AAU Grand Prix @ Mohegan SunMohegan Sun, CT

Feb. 5-6, 2022

Boys Atlantic NE Bid Tournament Weekend #1 - Manheim, PA

15 CLUB & 16 OPEN

Feb 12-14, 2022

Boys Atlantic NE Bid Tournament Weekend #2 - Manheim, PA 

18 OPEN, 18 Club, 17 OPEN

Feb 19-21, 2022

Boston Mizuno Festival Weekend #1 - Feb. 25-27, 2022

15 CLUB & 16 OPEN

Feb. 25-27, 2022

 

Boston Mizuno Festival Weekend #2 - Mar. 4-6, 2022

18 OPEN, 18 Club, 17 OPEN

Mar. 4-6, 2022

Open Team Program (U16, U17, & U18)

Our U16-U18 Open teams will practice 3x/week in our gym for an expanded 20-week season, including one Compete Day on the weekends. Our Open teams will compete in 6 multi-day tournament, including 2 qualifier opportunities to earn bids to USAV Nationals. In addition, Open level teams will also take part in a 1x weekly team lifting session in our onsite varsity weight room and 1x weekly on-court group workout, both led by our UDF Trainers. 

 

This program is designed for athletes that are highly committed to volleyball, and many continue on to play after high school. Team rosters will be kept small to increase each athlete's game experience, so this program requires the highest level of commitment. If you play multiple sports, please work with your coach ahead of the season to ensure you can handle the level of commitment needed to be successful at this level.

Projected Number of Teams: one U16 Team, one U17 team, and one U18 team 

Roster Size: 10 roster players & 2-3 practice players (attend all team training and workouts but no tournaments)

Program Cost: $3575 (no additional travel or uniform fee)*

*Does not include Nationals postseason practice / Nationals entry fees.

Tournament Dates: 

Wicked Good TournamentProvidence, R.I

Dec. 18-19, 2021

New England WinterFest - Hartford, CT

Jan. 8-9, 2022

Florida Fest Bid Tournament (OPEN TEAMS ONLY) - Orlando, FL 

Jan. 22-24, 2022

AAU Grand Prix @ Mohegan SunMohegan Sun, CT

Feb. 5-6, 2022

Boys Atlantic NE Bid Tournament Weekend #1 - Manheim, PA

15 CLUB & 16 OPEN

Feb 12-14, 2022

Boys Atlantic NE Bid Tournament Weekend #2 - Manheim, PA 

18 OPEN, 18 Club, 17 OPEN

Feb 19-21, 2022

Boston Mizuno Festival Weekend #1 - Feb. 25-27, 2022

15 CLUB & 16 OPEN

Feb. 25-27, 2022

 

Boston Mizuno Festival Weekend #2 - Mar. 4-6, 2022

18 OPEN, 18 Club, 17 OPEN

Mar. 4-6, 2022

Boys Club - Payment Plans & Cancellation Policy

Payment Plan Options (Open & Club Teams)

  1. Pay in Full (due Oct 20th)

  2. Pay in monthly installments of 25% - Oct 18th, Nov 15th, Dec 15th, & Jan 15th

Sibling Rate

30% off second sibling club tuition (the lesser of the two tuitions)

 

Practice Player Rate

30% off club tuition (includes all team training, team workouts, & warm-up gear / does not include game jerseys or tournament play)

 

COVID-19 Season Cancellation Policy

If the season is cancelled AND is not able to be made up, tuition will be prorated to that date, less the uniform costs ($200-300, depending on the program) and any non-refundable costs. If the season continues with restrictions that do not affect our ability to train, this will not apply.

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. Jon's efforts and experience have translated into an incredibly successful Boys program under the Northeast banner. Our goal for NEVBC Boys is to build athletes with strong character and technical skills, and to expose players to the highest level of coaching with technical training for all athletes, regardless of age and level."

- Cat Dailey Minyard, NEVBC Director