The NATIONAL program is for athletes and their family looking to play the game at the highest of levels for 8 to 9 months. Our national program is designed for the athlete that wishes to eventually play at the collegiate level, not to be confused with NCAA Division I, but all collegiate levels. National teams practice 2-3 times per week and compete in 2-day and 3-day tournaments against the highest level of competition. The training and tournament schedule gives a national team player the opportunity to excel within the sport. Teams will have one head coach as well as one lead trainer and train under our Master Coaching system.
Our national program is for 13U to 18U players.
National teams will practice 2-3 times per week depending on the tournament schedule. All practices are held at the Greensboro Sportsplex – 2400 16th St., Greensboro, NC. Piedmont will hold a health and recovery period in the middle of April that will last approximately 7-10 days.
Practice & Tournament Schedule - Subject to Change
The club fees include facility rental, coaches pay, tournament entry fees, and administrative costs. Travel and food expenses for tournaments, additional apparel, and additional trainings and clinics outside of regular practices are not included.
Piedmont Volleyball Club is proud to be an official NIKE sponsored volleyball club. The uniform package will be purchased separate from the club dues but at a heavily discounted price due to our NIKE sponsorship.
With a new partnership with Next Top Recruits, national players now have access to a recruiting coordinator. Ken Carlyle, owner of Next Top Recruits, sole purpose is to help our players with their volleyball recruiting process. Ken Carlyle will be engaged in the gym at practices but will not have any head coaching responsibilities. This will allow him to engage directly with our athletes and collegiate coaches at events.
National teams are not just for the "NCAA Division I" players. Our national program is for athletes willing to commit to a 7 to 8 month season to grow in their game (skill and IQ), compete against high caliber competition, and might have goals to play volleyball at the next level, regardless of what collegiate level. By offering multiple teams at the national level, we are giving athletes the tools, resources and opportunity to train at the highest level
National teams typically practice on 3 days of the week. This season, national teams practice on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for 2 hours of court training and 30 minutes of strength and conditioning . Athletes will receiving the following each week:
We acknowledge that volleyball is a team sport. However, we believe that if we train the athlete first, our teams will be deeper and more well rounded. With a combination of individual training and team training, we will maximize both individual and team growth.
Piedmont VBC is incredibly blessed to have not one, but two phenomenal facilities that we call home. At the Greensboro Sportsplex, we have up to 7 volleyball courts and at Proehlific Park up to 3 courts. By having these spaces, we have the flexibility to create the best training environment, and not jam a bunch of teams on top of each other. We are able to provide every team with individual court time; coaches are able to work with players on specific individual and team skills.