THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED ONCE TRYOUT DATES + TIMES ARE POSTED
Last updated 10/16/2023
Most Select teams will practice and play in tournaments from December – May or June for the season. Tryouts for Select Teams August 5th-6th for the first season.
Teams & Locations
CJV’s goal is to form one Select teams at each age group per location for South Charlotte and North Charlotte. These Select teams will be made up primarily from the best players in each area and will practice at the CJV Volleyball Centers in their area of town. South Charlotte (Sports Connection-Granite Street) and North Charlotte (Sports Connection-Northlake).
The CJV Playing Ages are based on the USAV established Playing Ages. Players should try out for their age group. Coaches may move players and combine age groups as needed. The goal is 10-12 players per team.
Pre-Tryout Clinics – Travel Team Players
Pre-Tryout Clinics are an opportunity for players to get in the gym with our coaches, and experience our training prior to tryouts. These dates are posted now!
Coaches for 2024
Each of the Select teams will have one Head Coach plus support coaches that float between teams. Visit the COACHES page to see details on our incredibly talented and successful coaching staff. Visit the TEAMS page to see all Teams and Coaches. Coaching assignments below may change based on the number and level of girls at tryouts and the total number of teams formed.
12u – TBA
13u – TBA
14u – TBA
15u – TBA
16u – TBA
17u – TBA
* The coaching assignment listed above are for North (White) and South (Navy) locations.
Invitation To Play
After tryouts are completed, all players making a team will be notified and have an option to accept the invitation to play with CJV. When selected for a team you will have 48 hours to pay a 1/4 of your team fee. To withdraw from being selected for a Travel Team, please submit your request IN WRITING prior to the end of the second tryout.
Select teams will practice 1-3 times per week, including positional practices on Fridays. Select teams will primarily practice at their home location. Sports Connection-Granite Street or Sports Connection-Northlake Volleyball Centers. Please communicate with your coach about practice days and times.
A Tournament Schedule will be posted on the Team’s page when available. All Select teams will play in 5-8 tournaments throughout the season. Tournaments will be decided on by the coach with input from CJV. The tentative schedules will be available at tryouts along with the estimated team fee.
All players will receive some Playing time in each tournament at the Select team level, but it may not be equal.
College Recruitment and Player Training
Carolina Juniors has a long success record of graduating our youth athletes to the collegiate volleyball level. We have an in-house recruitment coordinator and we also utilize SportsRecruits for our online recruiting platform. For more information on college recruiting, check out our Player Resources tab.
CJV is associated with the training program called Gold Medal Squared. Coaches and CJV Staff are trained on Gold Medal Squared techniques and skill development through various coach development sessions as well as through our Master Coach Practice Module enforced throughout the season. For more information on Gold Medal Squared, Click Here.
The Select team fee is determined by how many and which tournaments your coach chooses for the team to attend. Total fees range from $1295 – $2095 per girl, with a non-refundable deposit due within 48 hours of when teams are posted.
Any player with a credit balance on their account can apply the credit toward their team fee to reduce the total amount owed for the new season. Players choosing the payment plan option will be setup on an automatic credit card or debit card for the remaining three payments due (dates TBA). There is no additional charge for the payment plan option or to use a credit card like many other clubs charge.
The Select team fee Includes: Tournament Entry Fees, Practices, Coaches Salaries and Expenses for Practices and All Tournaments, Equipment (Volleyballs, Courts, Nets, Practice Equipment, etc.), Overhead (Administration, Websites, Insurance, Credit Cards, Accounting, Staff), etc.
Additional costs may include: Uniforms*, USAV and/or AAU Membership ($45-55/player), Individual Player’s Travel Expenses, Possible Extra Tournaments and Other Optional Team Expenses. Some teams may choose to do fundraisers during the season.
*All uniforms this season will be decided on and ordered at the team meetings. A representative will be present at the team meeting with a run of uniform sizes for players to view. Additional apparel and equipment can be ordered by players and parents on the new CJV Online Team Store.
For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or Call or Email or visit one of our Carolina Juniors Volleyball locations.