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Memphis Metro 2020-2021 Tryouts

8-12s - Saturday, October 3rd: 9:00am-11:00am (check-in 8:00-9:00am)

13s - Saturday, October 3rd: 4:30pm-7:30pm (check-in 3:30-4:30pm)

14s - Sunday, October 4th: 2:00pm-5:00pm (check-in 1:00-2:00pm)

15s - Saturday, October 24th: 9:00am-12:00pm (check-in 8:00-9:00am)

16s - Saturday, October 24th: 4:30pm-7:30pm (check-in 3:30-4:30pm)

17s/18s - Sunday, October 25th: 2:00pm-4:00pm (check-in 1:00-2:00pm)

Make up tryouts:

8-14s - Tuesday, October 13th, 6:00pm-7:30pm (check-in 5:30-6:00pm)

All Ages 8-18s - Tuesday, October 27th: 6:00pm-7:30pm (check-in 5:30-6:00pm)

**Due to Covid-19 and the possible changes in protocols and CDC recommendations, these tryout dates are tentative and are subject to change in accordance with CDC guidelines and limitations. Also, if these dates coincide with Covid-19 affected school volleyball programs, we will adjust the dates to accommodate these programs.

TRAIN WITH METRO - TRAIN WITH THE BEST!

BEST Training Facility:
State of the art training facility, safe/convenient location, air-conditioned, heated, clean, and spacious, equipped with cameras for security and recording the training.
BEST Coaches:
We have the best, most experienced coaches. Master Coaches are involved in the development of all the players and design all training plans ensuring quality of training for every player.
Centralized Training Plan:
ALL players are very important to us at Metro! Every player receives the same training and is taught the same skill progressions, regardless of team strength or level. Players receive training in the fundamental skills for all positions in the international style of play.
BEST opportunity for personal growth:
We offer training for players at any level. We are prepared to form Elite teams in the 10-18 age divisions in addition to offering multiple options for training and play at National and training team levels to best serve our athletes. In addition, our players have the opportunity to compete at the National level at AAU Nationals in Orlando
BEST Equipment:
Elevating skills and developing technique at a high level requires not only the best coaches but the best equipment, WE HAVE BOTH - we invest in our players!
Ortho-Memphis and Rehab Etc. are proud sponsors of METRO:
We offer VIP appointment access, FREE evaluation of each athlete prior to the season by Rehab Etc., and the first visit when assessing an injury is FREE for Metro athletes at Rehab Etc.
BEST College Coach Exposure:
We are proud to host College Coaches Clinics during the regular season. We invite college coaches to come in as guest coaches and conduct skill specific training for our athletes. We host a College Spring Tournament giving our players another unique and valuable opportunity to meet multiple college coaches and learn the game from the best.
Specialized Skill Training:
Get a jump start on the season! Look for days and times for affordable samurai specialized training and conditioning opportunities in November. We offer skill samurai specialized training all season long.
Skill Specific Lessons:
We offer skill specific lessons during the season. Additional post season training and competition opportunities are available for all players if desired during the months of May and June.
We Use Sports Recruits:
Sports Recruits is the best college online recruiting tool on the market.

Tryout Process and Registration

Metro tryouts are designed to place players on the appropriate teams based on their skills demonstrated at tryouts. Tryouts are highly competitive.  Many players in our 8 - 15's age category start as beginners, these players are in the early stages of their development and they progress significantly over the course of a Metro season. After a season with Metro these players are able to make a dramatic impact on their teams at their respective schools. 
Our tryouts consist of skill-based drills and team competition. Each individual athlete will be thoroughly evaluated during their 3-hour tryout. They will be placed (based on their skill level) on an appropriate team to ensure the optimal development of their volleyball skills, technique, and game strategy. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Tryouts will take place in our 30,000 sq. ft. Sports Academy at 2950 Brother Blvd., Bartlett, TN 38133.
Check-in will take place prior to each tryout (check-in time is listed for each tryout).
During check in, you will go through a COVID-19 screening, receive your tryout number, and have your vertical, height etc… measured. The check-in will be limited and due to maintaining safety during Covid-19 and may take anywhere from 15-30 minutes depending on number of players trying out in the respective age group.

The tryout fee is $55 if pre-registered on or before September 25, 2020.
After September 25, it is $75.

TRYOUT REGISTRATION PROCESS:

Step One: Register for Memphis Metro tryouts
click here for Metro tryout registration link

Step Two:  Register with USAV (USAV registration opens on September 15th)
click here to enter USAV web site

All players attending tryouts HAVE to be registered members of USAV. This membership is REQUIRED by USAV for ANY player participating in competitive volleyball tryouts in the USA. The USAV registration is done online.

REGISTERED MEANS: You have registered for Metro tryouts and registered with USAV. Registration is required prior to the tryout date due to Covid-19. No walk-ins will be permitted.

We recommend you register for tryouts before September 25, 2020 to save time and money, the fee to register after this date is $75. 

ATTENTION PLAYERS FROM ARKANSAS!
If you cannot attend tryouts due to your state athletic regulations, please contact Coach Jitka at 901-870-0837 or via email at jitka@memphisvolleyball.com

If you have questions concerning age group divisions (complete age definition chart) please call our Metro Office Manager Mrs. Liz Daniel at 901-340-0171

If you have any additional questions or do not have online access please call our Office Manager Mrs. Liz Daniel at 901-340-0171 for assistance.