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Loudoun Youth Volleyball (LYV)

  • If my son/daughter does not live in Loudoun County can he/she still play LYV?

    Applicants from outside of the county of Loudoun are permitted to participate provided there is space on a roster. The non-resident may not displace a resident of Loudoun County. Non-residents will usually be placed on the team that is geographically closest to their home. If that is not possible, the non-residents will be offered an opportunity to play on a team with roster space available. Non-residents may not play on an Open 1 or Open 2 division team. They can only play on a House or a 4th/5...

    Aug 21, 2017 03:26PM EDT
  • How does my child get on a LYV team?

    LYV is a recreation league. We take every child who registers as long as we can recruit the necessary coaching personnel. Middle school girls, high school girls, and middle school boys must attend the appropriate Skills Assessment at NVVA's Virginia Volleyball Center (VVC) to get placed on a team. Please see Calendar for the specific date and time. If your middle school girl, high school girl, or middle school boy player is unable to attend their Skills Assessment on the dates offered, you must ...

    Aug 21, 2017 03:27PM EDT
  • What exactly are Skills Assessments?

    Skills Assessments are how LYV assigns the players to teams based on location and skill. Skills Assessments are held before practices begin. Skills Assessments will consist of drills and game like situations that every participant will be asked to perform. The Skills Assessment schedule can be found on the Calendar. For middle school girls, Skills Assessments are held at the VVC during the time reserved for the middle school they attend. 4th and 5th grade girls attend the Skills Assessment at t...

    Aug 21, 2017 03:28PM EDT
  • Do participants have to "try-out" for a team? Are players "cut" from the teams?

    LYV is a rec league where every participant makes a team provided we can recruit enough volunteer coaches. There are no "cuts". LYV does divide its middle school girls participants by skill level, so those players wishing to be considered for the higher skilled Open teams should look at the Skills Assessments as a tryout. The House and 4th/5th/6th grade teams, high school girls, middle school boys, and high school boys are "drafted" so we have equally skilled teams in those divisions.

    Aug 21, 2017 03:28PM EDT
  • What are the differences in the divisions LYV offers?

    Girls 4th/5th/6th grade division – beginner skill level Girls Middle School House division – beginner – intermediate skill level Girls Middle School Open 2 division – intermediate – advanced skill level Girls Middle School Open 1 division – most advanced skill level Girls High School division - for high school aged players of all levels who are not on a high school team and wish to continue playing Middle School Boys division - for 4th - 8th grade players of all levels High School Bo...

    Aug 21, 2017 03:29PM EDT
  • Can my 4th, 5th, or 6th grade girl play up?

    Yes. Typically, 4th graders will not play up but are allowed to do so. 5th and 6th graders are allowed to play up. In certain cases, 5th and 6th graders might be needed to play up to fill out a house team. A 4th, 5th, or 6th grader will not be pulled up to a House team without consulting with the parents first.

    Aug 21, 2017 03:29PM EDT
  • Are walk-in registrants accepted for LYV?

    Yes, LYV will accept walk-ins at our Skills Assessments provided the parent is present to sign a liability release. Walk-ins will be placed on a waiting list and have no guarantee of getting on a team. Walk-in registrants successfully placed on a team must register online and pay in full prior to the team’s first practice.

    Aug 21, 2017 03:29PM EDT
  • When will I know what team my child is on?

    Some coaches will begin notifying team members as soon as the Skills Assessments are complete. Other coaches might wait a day or two. If you have not heard from a coach by the practice start date at your school, contact your LYV Middle School Representative, LYV High School Girls Representative, or LYV Boys Division Representative. List of division representatives can be found on our website under contacts here.

    Aug 21, 2017 03:30PM EDT
  • When and where will my player's LYV team practice?

    Your middle school girl player's team will practice at their home middle school or an LYV designated elementary school close to your middle school. This includes the 4th/5th/6th grade teams. High school girls teams, middle school boys teams, and high school boys teams also practice at middle schools and elementary schools. Each team practices twice a week for a maximum of three hours total. Practice sessions are 90 minutes in length. Practices are scheduled between 6:15pm – 10:15pm Monday - Fri...

    Aug 21, 2017 03:30PM EDT
  • Where does LYV get their coaches from?

    All of our coaches are volunteers. The majority of LYV’s coaches are recruited from the pool of parents at each school. LYV offers coaching clinics at the beginning of the season for volunteers who want to coach but have no volleyball experience. Refer to the Coaches Clinic link on our website for more details.

    Aug 21, 2017 03:30PM EDT

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