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Start A New Club

Thank you for reaching out to start a new program for juniors. Hopefully you are considering both boys and girls in this process. Note that this section is simply a short collection of articles and information found mostly in the hundreds of selections in this very grassroots section.

Resources for Parents

Resources for Coaches

Here is the new 2012 edition book to help all levels - especially youth - to grow the game. Almost 40 years of ideas - rules and the spirit of the rules, scoring variations, movement games, skills, core concepts, "secrets," game options, winning the serve pass war, and much more. These ideas will help any program of any age. They are especially directed to assist program coaches and teachers in running better youth and novice training.

Are you still interested in starting a club in the Puget Sound Region?

If you have any questions, email: Thanks for starting a new program and let us know how it goes!

Step #2: Apply to be a USAV Club

Before submitting your club license ensure your club has established, created, and addressed the following:

  • Club administrative structure (club director, officers, staff, etc.) 
  • Club Handbook
  • Due Process/Grievance Procedures
  • MAAPP policies & procedures
  • Player Selection Process
  • Player Contract
  • Financial Contract (outline financial obligations) 
  • Club Fee Payment Schedule
  • Club website
  • Club social media presence

Club License Application

A new club license application is usually accepted between Jun-Aug preceding the season you wish to start your club  

USA Volleyball season runs Sep 1 - Aug 31