2022 Tryout Information Posted & Registration Open

October 24, 2022 Author: Webmaster

We are excited to announce our tryout information is posted and registration is NOW OPEN!!  Tryouts are open to all interested athletes for the 13-17s teams. If you are interested in trying out for a spot on the 18s please reach out to the listed head coach on the team page.

VAE will be holding tryouts to form 12 person teams for age groups 13s-18s on the following dates and times:

  • 13s Team: Saturday, November 5th 8AM-10AM
    • Location: Bishop O'Connell High School
  • 14s Team: Saturday, November 5th 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Bishop O'Connell High School
  • 15s Team: Saturday, November 12th 1PM-3PM
    • Location: The Madeira School
  • 16s Team: Saturday, November 12th 10AM-12PM
    • Location: The Madeira School
  • 17s Team: Friday, November 11th 6PM-8PM
    • Location: The Madeira School
  • 18s Team: Friday, November 11th 8PM-10PM
    • Location: The Madeira School

Please check the tryout page on our website for more information about our process, to confirm age groups and for important updates. 

Tryout Philosophy

First and foremost VAE’s tryouts are open to all athletes, free from preferential treatment, and void of pre-selected roster positions. All athletes are required to earn their spot within the club through participating in the tryout and selection process. No Exceptions.

What you can expect from the VAE staff and coaches is the utmost level of professionalism, integrity, and objectivity while working with each athlete throughout the selection process.

VAE’s unique format gives our coaching staff the opportunity to evaluate and assess talent within an environment of teaching, encouragement, and personal interaction for each aspiring athlete. Some of the key element in which evaluators will consider during the tryout process will be:

  • Skill level
  • Coach-ability
  • Athleticism
  • Work ethic
  • Competitive drive
  • Long term potential
  • Positive attitude/enthusiasm

Finally, VAE strives to provide a positive, energy-filled, and purposeful tryout for each prospective athlete. You are evaluating us as much as we’re watching you. To win you over to VAE you will get the BEST from our coaches as they bring out the BEST within you.

Important Offer Information

In the interest of ensuring all who tryout for Elite are aware of the CHRVA region rules with regards to offer periods please read the below.

The open tryout periods for each age groups are listed below.

  • 13s & 14s: 11:00AM Friday, November 4th - 10:00PM Tuesday, November 8th
  • 15s-18s: 11:00AM Friday, November 11th - 10:00PM Tuesday, November 15th

Important Note about Offers: Per the CHRVA Region "Open Tryout Period and Tryouts for each age group will begin on the dates above. A club’s offer to a player must be in writing with a date and time stamp. The club’s offer must stay available to the player until the end of the open tryout period or the player accepts the offer.

Per the CHRVA Region "A player may be given an offer by a Club during the Open Tryout Period or after this period. A player’s offer will be held until the end of the Open period. A player has until the end of the Open Tryout Period to accept. Club volleyball is a significant commitment of time and resources, and this period is intended for players to consider all options."

Website and Registration

Click here for more information and to register

Season & Team Information

We've also updated the season information on our team pages. For more information on your specific teams, we invite you to visit the team pages below. Please note these are living pages and with new information added daily so please check back regularly for updates.

Please reach out to us at if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at tryouts and for an excellent 17th season of Virginia Elite Volleyball!

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