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Avalanche Athletics - Competitive Next Drift Volleyball League

This league will maximize player development to prepare athletes for the upcoming 2018-2019 club season.  If you’re not interested in club volleyball, but want a more competitive volleyball experience, then this is still the league for you. This is not a recreational league, but a league structured and geared toward the current and/or future club or high school player.

Two divisions will be offered: 9-12U and 13-16U. All players must be of age by September 1, 2019. Athletes will participate in a skill development practice, team concepts practice, and have match play once a week for seven weeks. Totaling more than 40 hours of volleyball skill developement and competition.  

A solid skill set and an understanding of the fundamentals of volleyball are needed for your athlete to be successful.

Space is extremely limited in this very sought-after program so make sure to register early and email Chris Stanfield at  with any questions. 

League Details 

  • 8-Week Season 
  • September 10 - October 27, 2018 
  • 2 Practices Per Week 
    • ​Mondays - Skill Development 
      • ​9-12U | 5:45-7:15pm 
      • 13-16U | 7:30-9:00pm 
    • Wednesdays - Team Concepts (Team Practice)
      • ​5:30-6:45pm (9-12U) 
      • 6:45-8:00pm (9-12U & 13-16U)
      • 8:15-9:30pm (13-16U)
  • Friday Matches 
  • 40 Hours of Practice/Competition Time 
  • $340 per player 


To register, please click on the appropriate age division below. Registration opens Thursday, May 24, 2018.

Practice and Match Location 

Both age divisions are capped at 30 athletes and players must particpate within their own age division. Athletes may not request to be moved to the older age bracket; if your skill set is there the coaches will notice you. Teams of 8-10 will be created and may be adjusted accordingly to ensure competition amongest individual athletes as well as teams. 

Friday Match Format – Scheduling Parameters

  • Best 2 out of 3 rally point sets to 25 - (3rd set is rally to 15)
  • Match schedule TBD on a 60 minute rotation 
  • Club Rules will be followed
  • Each team & their coach will be responsible for R2, lines, and keeping score for 1 match per Friday - Training will be provided 
Next Drift Pre-Season League Refund Policy
To withdraw from the Pre-Season Volleyball League with Avalanche Athletics, you must contact Chris Stanfield by email ( ) no later than Monday, September 3, 2018.  A 80% refund of the paid registration fee will be given until September 3, 2018. After this date, refunds will not be available.