10/24/23 Update - the tryout time for the 17-18U age group is being shifted to 4:00-6:00 on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at the Owego HS. **
10/21/23 Update - the tryout for the 10-12U Age group is being moved to Sunday, November 5, 2023 from 12:00-2:00 at the Owego HS.
Welcome to the 2024 Whirlwind Volleyball Club travel season! It's hard to believe the summer is behind us and we're preparing for the upcoming travel season. We hope you all enjoyed your summer and are enjoying and learning during your scholastic season. Here is the registration information that you have been looking for.
In order to attend a tryout, every player will need to complete the registration requirements. Please use the following instructions to complete the registration process.
Whirlwind tryout registration – Please register for the Whirlwind tryout registration as soon as possible. Please go to https://www.whirlwindvbc.com (this site if you are reading this from it) and click on the "Register My Player" link near the top of the page. You should find the "2024 Registration Link". For those new to the club, this website sets up your account as a family, the first screen should be filled out for the parent who will receive all information. The e-mail address placed on that page will be the e-mail account where all information, including invoicing, is provided. There is a $35 tryout fee.
We have split the tryouts over 2 age groups as follows:
15U – 18U – this tryout is for those players whose birthday falls on or between July 1, 2004 and June 30, 2009.
10U – 14U – this tryout is for those players whose birthday falls on or between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2011.
10U - 12U - this tryout is for those players whose birthday falls on or after July 1, 2011.
The location for the tryouts will be the Owego Apalachin High School in Owego, NY. Please check back often prior to the tryouts in case there are any unexpected changes.
Final Tryout Schedule:
PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN IN CASE THE SCHEDULE IS REQUIRED TO CHANGE!
The Whirlwind Volleyball Club was established to expand Junior Olympic Volleyball in the triple cities region by offering a greater opportunity for competitive play and an enhanced volleyball training experience. Whirlwind Volleyball believes that every player should be offered the opportunity to develop skills that will enable them to excel and compete successfully at the interscholastic, regional and/or national level of youth volleyball.
We are a community-based organization committed to training and developing student athletes through competitive participation in the sport of volleyball. We strive to provide a solid foundation of fundamental and technical skills to help participants develop, not only as athletes, but also as individuals. Teaching positive lifelong character traits including sportsmanship, leadership, and cooperation are important to the success of our teams.
We are committed to providing the best possible environment for our volleyball players to reach their maximum playing potential through excellence in coaching and community support. Our players will be challenged to excel not only for their own personal growth but also for the betterment of their team, the organization, the development of area club coaches and the communities in which they live.
In June and July, we will be offering multiple, small group, limited to 4 players, training sessions! The trainings will be offered on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday and it is being offered to EVERYONE - you DON’T have to be a Whirlwind registered member to participate. Each session will be an hour and include a Whirlwind coach and a maximum of 4 players. These training sessions will focus on specific skills for specific age levels - please note the age level when you sign up. Please use the link below to register for a time slot, we are accepting registrants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The cost for these sessions is $30/session per player. Payment can be made via venmo to @tracy-manning-12 or by cash/check the night of the session.
All sessions will be at the STCC.
Register below for June! Happy volleying!
Please support our 16 Elite Whirlwind volleyball team as the girls have been given an amazing opportunity to compete at Nationals in
Chicago on July 2-6.
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