North Star Club Team Overview
Season: October – April Team size: Usually 10-12 players
Oct - Dec: Practices - 2 practices per week plus possible clinics & scrimmages.
Scrimmages - We will try to schedule these as other teams are available.
Tournaments begin in January.
Jan - Apr: Practices - 1-2 per week except on tournament weeks
May - June: Possible extended season option if we have players and coaches available
Practices are Thursday or Friday evening plus Sunday afternoon.
Teams will usually practice 2 of the 3 days available.
Practices are held in DeForest and Waunakee area gyms.
Time range: Thur (4-9pm) Fri (4-9pm) Sun (noon-5pm).
Younger teams practice first with older teams going later.
Tournaments - Teams will compete in 6 area events
Events are held on Sat or Sun - or both days for 2-day events. Tournaments usually begin at 8:00am & end around 4-5:00pm. Travel time to tournaments sites is usually 30-90 min. You must provide your own transportation to tournaments. Carpooling is highly encouraged and great for team bonding. Club supplies player's jerseys & long sleeve warmup that players keep. Players need to have volleyball shoes, knee-pads & black spandex shorts. USAV membership is required (insurance coverage) $50/year
Club Regional Team fees:
Here are the costs associated with our Regional Teams Tryouts - $30
Our tryout is a 2 day event where players can pick which day to attend.
Players can attend either Sat or Sun – or both days if available for the one registration fee.
Team fee - $800 - This covers a wide variety costs during their 6 month season including:
3 different gym rentals, tournament entries, coaches' pay, volleyball equipment, med kits, league costs, certifications, coaches’ USAV, Safesport & Impact training, player ref clinic, coaches’ gear, players’ jerseys & warmups, administrative supplies, advertising, etc.
*We will have an installment plan available for the Team fee if desired
USAV Membership - $50 ALL players and coaches must have a current USAV membership