AVA Team Structure

AVA will field three levels of teams for the 2017 season:

National : ($1500.00) These teams will compete on the national level and attend at least two national qualifiers and will attend either the AAU national tournament in Orlando or the USVA national tournament  in Minneapolis, Minn. Season will run from January till the end of June

Regional: ( $1300.00) These teams will compete in the region and will attend 7 tournaments from January till May.

Developmental: ​($700.00) This level is for the 13 and under teams, season will be from January till the end of March and will attend three local tournaments. With one two day tournament.


AVA is a pay to train club, playing time in tournaments is not guaranteed.



All teams will practice twice a week and will have a Head and Assistant Coach.


AVA Tryout Dates Are Set

​AVA Tryouts will be help at Apollo High School

​Located at 2280 Tamarack Rd. Owensboro, KY

There is a $300.00 deposit due at tryouts. If selected for a team then $250.00 will be your first payment and $50.00 will be your tryout fee. If not selected for a team you will get a refund on $250.00 and $50.00 will be for tryout fee. If selected for a team and you decide to turn down the position, there will be a $100.00 administration fee and along with the $50.00 tryout fee, you will get a refund of $150.00


​Dates November 6th and 13th

​10-15 age groups tryout time  1::00 to 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 12:00 p.m.

​16-18 age groups tryout time  4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Registration begins at 3:00 p.m.


​AVA will also be fielding Boys teams this year ages 14 and under. If interested please email me at

​jerry.forbes@brescia.edu


​All players must register with USAV before tryouts, this can be done at this link:

http://www.pioneervb.com/index.html

​At the top of the page is a link for registration. Please bring a copy of the email confirmation to tryouts.

​Registration in open now so don't wait. You pay nothing at the time of registration. USAV membership fees are part of your club fees.


​Please check the player age definition below and ensure you at the right tryout time. All players must tryout with their age group, it will be at the discretion of the board if players will be moved up.


Age Definitions – From USA Volleyball
18 and Under Division:  Players who were born on or after September 1, 1998 or players who were born on or after September 1, 1997 and a high School student (12th grade or below) during some part of the current academic year.
17 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 1999
16 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000
15 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001
14 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002
13 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003
12 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004
11 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005
10 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2006*

*Athlete's younger than 10 are encouraged to tryout.