Club Information

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Evolution...

In the beginning..

Volleytech Academy was originally started 30 years ago under the name, “Mellonballs”.  It was established to provide clinics for the beginner to advanced players.  As it evolved, the development progressed into a competitive traveling volleyball club catering to all levels of players. 

The Present……

Volleytech houses a beginning clinic for  girls and boys ages 8-17 interested in learning to play the game.  Teaching basic skills and techniques

with in- house competition drills.

Volleytech also promote AAU level competition teams for the beginners and advanced beginners.  This program provides basic skills and techniques, court strategies of offense and defense,  court awareness of mind and body and  sport specific strength and conditioning.

 New this year….

Volleytech has rapidly grown and with growth comes  change.  Last  year we provided a higher level of competition   USAV.  "PREMIER"

USAV is a competitive level which promotes college recruiting and college scholarships.  Along with this level comes a new avenue in club experience   “recruiting”.  We will be here to educate you and lead you into your adventure of Volleyball recruiting.  If you have an athlete that wants to play in college, we are here to promote and lead that athlete down the right path to get noticed.  2017 brings an even larger growth to volleytech and we will be adding a "Strength and conditioning program incorporated into our daily practice schedule offered by our local training facility.. Parizi Strength and Conditioning Training Center.  Also with our growth we have our 17 premier team scheduled for 2 out of state tournaments to promote our college prospects for recruiting purposes.  Big Growth here at VTA!!!!

 

Mission Statement

We will Strive to provide the following.

· A place where players will learn individual skills as well as court strategies of offense and defense.

· A positive and drama free atmosphere so our athletes may continue to excel in the sport of volleyball

· An affordable option close to home that will allow girls to play Club Volleyball all year round.

· To educate our members on benefits of health, injury prevention and nutrition.

  To bring in "Life long skills" that the players will use in our ever changing world.

 

Meet the Director

 Melanie Wood, (Coach Mel) is entering her 30th  season in organized volleyball.   Her career began as a director of “MelonBalls” which  evolved into “Brevard Elite” In 1993 combined forces and became   co-founder / co-director of Cape Coast Volleyball Club.   In 2003, Coach Mel left Cape Coast and started Volleytech Academy .  Her background includes Player/ Member of Division I      University of Central Florida , High school coaching, Astronaut High,  Rockledge High, Satellite High, Holy Trinity assistant, Division II Florida Tech Head Coach, Certified High school referee, College scorekeeper, former player/ member of the Jose’ Cuervo pro beach tour .  Currently Coach Mel is the Head Freshmen coach at Melbourne Central Catholic, Girls A Coach at Holy Name and Boys Varsity Coach at Holy name.  She has her BS in Education and resides in Indialantic with her Daughter Taylor (20) and "Gunner" her Spanish Water Dog.

 

Teams

 

AAU Learning League  $100/month

Two practices a week Mon/Wed or Tues/ thurs

8 practices or when ready will  then a match on a week day with a local area team in our league (Spirit, Cape Coast, Starlings, VTA, Kennedy)

 

AAU—Beginning/intermediate  $1000.00  10,11,12,13,14,15, age group                                       Tournament Schedule

Practice two days a week                                                                                                                        Jan  One day tournament

12's  Practice Mon/Wed 4:45-6:15 Satellite Rec Center                                                                     Feb  One day tournament

13's practice Mon/Wed 5:00-6:30 Satellite Rec Center                                                                      March One day tournament

14's 5:00-7:30 Mon/Wed Holy Name of Jesus Gym                                                                            April One day tournament

15's 5:00-7:30 Mon/Wed Ascension                                                                                                     May One day tournament

 

 

AAU Competition  $1600 (November-April)                                                                                      Tournament Schedule                                                                           12,13,14,15, 16 age group                                                                                                     Jan  One day tournament             

Practice two days a week on tournament weeks and three on                                                    Feb 3-4 Winter Classic

               non tournament weeks.  Third day is a Friday or Sunday                                                February  one day tourn

12's  Practice Mon/Wed 4:45-6:15 Satellite Rec Center                                                                    March 24-25 Spring Fling.

13's practice Mon/Wed 5:00-6:30 Satellite Rec Center                                                                     April 6-8 Disney classic ESPN

                                                                                                                                                                   May 5-6 AAU Regionals Orlando

14's 5:00-7:00 Mon/Wed Holy Name

15's 5:00-7:00 Tues/Thurs Ascension

 

Premier   $2000.00 (November-April)                                                                                           Tournament Schedule

 15,16,17,18 age group                                                                                                                    Jan  13,141,15 MLK

Practice two days a week on tournament weeks and three on                                                        Feb 10 Kissimmee St could one day

non tournament weeks.  Third day is a Friday or Sunday                                                                     Feb    24-26 Beast of Southeast GA

15's 5:00-7:00 Tues/Thurs Ascension                                                                                                    March 16-18 Disney showcase

16's 5:00-7:00 Tues/thurs  Ascension                                                                                                    March 30-1 Big South /GA

17's 7:00-9:00 Tues/Thurs Ascension                                                                                                    March 1-April 2 Philly

18's 7:00-9:00 Tues/Thurs Ascension                                                                                                    April 21 Fl regionals

 

Times and Dates are all subject to change depending on the numbers

of teams we have and the availability of the gym as we have to work

around the school gym schedule.  Please be flexible.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                (Tournament dates are subject to change after team selection)

                                            We do have individual payment schedule options for those that need