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2023-24 boys team info

6th - 12th grade BOYS

OPVC 2023/2024 Boys Club Season General Information for all Teams:

 

Player and coaching development is a top priority at OP. OPVC Boys club director and 18 Purple coach, Mike Berkemeier will oversee the development of all of our OP boys volleyball coaches and players. He will be working directly with everyone in the boys program. This will include running/ supporting drill sessions with all players in the program and providing our boys coaches feedback and support throughout the entire season. Below is general information for all our 2023/2024 Boys Club teams.

2023/2024 Boys Club team player fees:

 

National Purple Teams Range: $2600-$2950

 

National Lite Black Teams Range: $2100-$2300

 

Grade School Purple and Black Teams: 11U, 12U Range - between $1500-$1650

 

Practice Information for all boys club teams: OPVC 12 Purple, 12 Black and 11 Black teams will Start practice the second week of October and all the other older age groups will start the first week of October -twice a week- 2 hours each practice. The last tournament for the winter will be the weekend of February 17th-18th for all our boys club teams. All 11U, 12U and 13U-18U Black teams will be done with their club season the weekend of Feb 17-18th. OPVC 13U-18U Purple teams will come back the first week of June and start practice again to prepare for AAU Nationals in June. For October, November and December practice days should be consistent. Starting the first week of January, practice days and times may change for some teams. We understand that boys play a lot of different sports and activities and we welcome multi-sport athletes to OPVC.

 

OPVC Boys Club teams will practice all weeks in December but will work practice schedules around the Holidays with no practices a couple days before and after the Holidays in December. In November the teams will still be practicing the week of Thanksgiving but will take the couple days before Thanksgiving Holiday and Thanksgiving weekend off and start back up the last week of November.

 

Player Base fee for boys club teams: The cost per players for all our boys club teams will be posted soon. (The price is based on 10 players. If it is 9 players, the price will be increased to cover the cost.)

***We are a member of JVA and AAU. All players are responsible for purchasing their own AAU player membership. AAU Nationals Team registration fee is included in the players base club fees BUT coaches travel expenses to Nationals will be paid separately by team/players.

 

Uniform Package: This is a separate cost from the player team base fee. We are using the same uniforms for the 2023/2024 club season that we had the previous club season. If you are a returning player to OPVC you do not need to purchase uniform package unless you need a different size. All NEW players to OPVC will need to purchase the entire uniform package. The package includes Two uniform jerseys, Two pair shorts, Back Pack, Warm-up top, Two practice shirts, Practice Volleyball. The cost for the entire package will be between $315-$350 (If you played at OPVC last year, you do not need to purchase a volleyball or Back Pack.) OPVC National teams will be purchasing a third set of uniforms.

 

Optional: Pro Force Performance strength, speed, agility and jump training. 12 one hour sessions will be held on the RGSA mezzanine. Parents can schedule these sessions at an offered time that is convenient for them. Players who are part of OPVC club teams get a discount.

 

 

OPVC Boys Club Team Coaches:


12 Purple Head Coach: Rich Bing

12 Purple Assistant Coach: TBD
12 Black Head Coach: Ryan Porta
13 Purple Head Coach: Jonathon Heasley

13 Purple Assistant Coach: TBD

13 Black Head Coach: Megan Walkenhorst

14 Purple Head Coach: Kate McWaters
14 Purple Assistant Coach: Chrissy Ferris

14 Black Head Coach: Paul Straughn

14 Black Assistant Coach: Jessica Suttles

15 Purple Head Coach: Doug Ruschman

15 Purple Assistant Coach: Karen Keenan

15 Black Head Coach: Carl Lorenzo

16 Purple Head Coach: Kelly Berling

16 Black Head Coach: Alex Quedens

16 White Head Coach: Bobbi Ruddock
17 Purple Head Coach: Alex Deimling

17 Black Head Coach: Jeff Baker
18 Purple Head Coach: Adam Cooper

18 Black Head Coach: Nick Holt 

18 Black Assistant Coach: Julian Pennachi

TO SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COACHES, GO TO OUR COACHES AND DIRECTORS PAGE

12-1 Purple & 12-2 Black

OPVC will have two 12U (6th grade) boys club teams. If there are 5th graders that we feel are skilled during our tryouts we will offer them positions on one of our 12U boys club teams. These teams will play in 6 regular season tournaments. 

13-1 Purple Boys Club Team 
 

Play in 7 regular season tournaments, plus an extra June Pre National tournament and AAU Nationals. These teams are required to attend AAU Boys Nationals in Orlando in June. Parents will pay separately for their own travel to/from tournaments.

14-1 Purple Boys Club Team

Play in 6-7 regular season tournaments, plus an extra June Pre National tournament and AAU Nationals. These teams are required to attend AAU Boys Nationals in Orlando in June. Parents will pay separately for their own travel to/from tournaments.

 

13-2 Black and 14-2 Black Boys Club Teams

Play in 7 Tournaments. Parents will pay separately for their own travel to/from tournaments.

 

18-1 Purple, 17-1 Purple, 16-1 Purple, 15-1 Purple Boys Club Teams

Play in 7 regular season tournaments PLUS an extra June Pre National tournament and AAU Nationals. These teams are required to attend AAU Boys Nationals in Orlando in June. Parents will pay separately for their own travel to/from tournaments.

 

18-2 Black, 17-2 Black, 16-2 Black, 15-2 Black Boys Club Teams

Play in 7 Tournaments. Parents will pay separately for their own travel to/from tournaments.

TO SEE EACH TEAMS TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE, GO TO THEIR TEAM PAGES!

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