Welcome to Volleyball at Haygood UMC. We focus on teaching the girls the basics of the sport, and use our own Haygood Rules* to promote learning. Parent coaches volunteer their time, and practice with their team one time per week for one hour. We have 5 matches, all on Sundays between 2:30 and 6:00. Please consider Haygood Spikers for fun and challenging activity for your daughter! Specific details below:
Ages: Girls in 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade
Registration opens: 2/1/17
Registration closes: When we fill all spots
Cost: $150 – Includes team t-shirt
Matches: Sunday afternoons from 2:30 to 6:00: 4/23/17, 4/30/17, 5/7/17, 5/14/17 (yes, we play on Mother’s Day), 5/21/17
Practices: Haygood gym, starting the week of 3/20/17, one hour during the following times:
Please note: we will start practices the week of 3/20/17, and also practice the week of 3/27/17, then we will take a 2 week break in observance of spring break (week of 4/3/17) and of Holy Week (week of 4/10/17). Then we are back at it the week of 4/17/17.
- Mondays 6:00-8:30
- Tuesdays 6:00-8:30
- Thursdays 6:00-8:30
Last week of practices 5/15/17
Teams: No more than 10 on a team
*Haygood Rules – modified (closer to net) service line, # of serves per server limited to 5, # of overhand serves limited, unlimited hits per side to get ball over, and more.
Coaches: We are in need of coaches this season. Please consider coaching!
Please note the following requirements if you are interested in being a coach:
a) Be current in the United Methodist Safe Sanctuaries certification.
b) Be present at a weekly practice (1 hour) and provide basic volleyball game instruction (remember we are a “learning league” and work on the basics – bump passing, underhand serve, moving to the ball, maybe some setting, some net play) and have fun
c) Be present at a weekly match (approx. 1 hour on Sundays) See website for specific dates
d) We would love to have you!
Thank you for your interest –