CLUB VOLLEYBALL TEAM LEVELS

CLUB VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS:

The evaluation window (tryouts) for the 2024-2025 club volleyball season will begin on May 6th, 2024. Verbal or written non-binding offers without signature(s) may begin to be made by any club to any player in the region at this time. Official binding written offers and exchange of money is not allowed until the acceptance date (July 16th, 2024).

DEA will be hosting a series of pre-tryout clinics, open gyms, and skills clinics leading up to tryouts on Saturday, July 13th.  Please use the links below to register for our pre-tryout clinics, open gym and/or tryouts.

CLUB TRYOUT REGISTRATION
Pre-Tryout Clinic Registration
Open Gym Registration

BLUE TEAMS

Our Blue teams are our highest team level, with the highest level of commitment.

• Blue teams will have 2-3 travel tournaments on schedule.
• They will have 10-11 local tournaments on schedule.
• Teams will have 2, two-hour practices each week.
• At-home conditioning program (included in their dues).
• Expected to work on their own outside of practice, on both
volleyball skills and conditioning.
• Should seek out regular private lessons.
• Practice space will be in/close parameters to Highland Park/
Park Cities Area

WHITE TEAMS

Our White teams are our middle-tier teams. They require a high level of commitment, but players on these teams have more leeway with missing games or practices.

• White teams are expected to play in 1-2 travel tournaments
(one travel qualifier and/or one regional travel tournament).
• They will have 9-11 tournaments each season.
• Teams will have 2, two-hour practices each week.
• Teams will have access to the at-home conditioning program.
• Players are expected to work on their own outside of practice.
• Regular private lessons are encouraged for this group,
especially if their goal is to make a Blue team.
• Practice space will be in/close parameters to Highland Park/
Park Cities Area.

NEON TEAMS

Our Neon teams are our lowest competition level and lowest commitment level teams. These teams are ideal for players who want to play club but may also be multi-sport athletes.

• Each team will have (1) 2 hour team practice and (1) 1 hour skills practice each week, beginning in late August/early September through the end of May.
• Teams will compete in all (3) seasonal Sportsplex leagues (Fall, Winter and Spring) and 4-5 local USAV Club tournaments. These tournaments will take place across the DFW metroplex.
• Expected to work on their own outside of practice; coaches will provide them with drills and conditioning to do at home.
• Private lessons are encouraged for this group, both if they have the time, and if their goal is to place on a White or Blue team in the upcoming season.
• Practice space will be in/close parameters to Highland Park/Park Cities Area.

*Travel fees for players and families are not included in team fees and are an additional cost you should expect to pay.