Elite Boys' Volleyball Club – VC United – Rockford, IL

Boys’ Volleyball Club

Executive Director: Eric Schulze  |  Boys' Program Director: Nicole Miller

Choose:  Elite | Premier | Regional

2021-22 Tryout Information

2020 Boys Club Season (2)

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Club Clinic - August 22nd

Sunday, August 22 6:00pm-7:30pmpm Cost: $25/session

Club Prep Clinics are a great way to prepare for the upcoming club season or simply keep your skills sharp during the summer. Each session will focus on a range of skills and include drills to sharpen your overall game and build your confidence as you prepare for the club season.

Register for Club Prep Clinic

Boys' Tryouts - Sunday, August 29th

Each age group will have a single three-hour tryout on Sunday, August 29th to be evaluated for the upcoming season.

Register for Boys' Tryouts

HS Age Divisions

15 & Under - Born 7/1/2006-6/30/2007
16 & Under - Born 7/1/2005-6/30/2006
17 & Under - Born 7/1/2004-6/30/2005
18 & Under - Born 7/1/2002-6/30/2004

MS Age Divisions

12 & Under - Born 7/1/2009-6/30/2010
13 & Under - Born 7/1/2008-6/30/2009
14 & Under - Born 7/1/2007-6/30/2008

*When possible we will allow players to play "up" with their current grade level.


Boys' Tryouts

Each age group will have a single three-hour tryout on Monday, August 29th to be evaluated for the upcoming season.

Missed Tryouts? Cannot Attend Your Age Group? We will have a makeup tryout on Wednesday, September 1st from 7:00pm-9:00pm!

Please use the links below to register normally and indicate on your registration form that you will attend the Make-Up Tryout.

18 & Under

Born 7/1/2003 - 6/3/2004

  • Sunday, August 29th
  • 6:00pm-8:30pm

17 & Under

Born 7/1/2004 - 6/3/2005

  • Sunday, August 29th
  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

16 & Under

Born 7/1/2005 - 6/3/2006

  • Sunday, August 29th
  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

15 & Under

Born 7/1/2006 - 6/3/2007

  • Sunday, August 29th
  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Elite Program

Collegiate/Varsity Player Development

The Boys' Elite Program is designed for advanced players focused on excelling in their high school programs and have potential to play at the next level. The program is considered a travel program that provides strong coaching and competition against clubs playing in the Great Lakes and Badger regions. Elite teams will be ideal for multi-sport athletes. The Elite program will compete in 6 local tournaments (1 or 2 days) against other clubs from northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and Iowa.

All players accepting spots in the Elite Program will also be required to compete in the JVA Showdown in Motown and a USAV National Qualifier and at the end of the regular season.

U16-U18 Age Groups

Boys' Elite is offered for 10th Grade - 12th Grade players. 9th Graders are allowed to tryout for U16.

3 Practices/Week

Elite has 2 Team Practices per week. Schedule varies by season segment (see info packet).

U18 Recruiting Support

We offer comprehensive College Recruiting Support to our rising seniors including highlight videos.

National Tournaments

We attend "national" level events to maximize exposure and competition. Optional Bid tournaments offered to Elite teams.

Strength Training

Our athletes train in a 9,000 sq. ft. weight "room" using Sparta Science on their practice days.

Whole Athlete Training

NEW W.A.T. program to improve the mental game, nutrition and recovery.
2021-22 SEASON

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Boys' Elite Technical Director



2021-22 Season Information

U18-U15 Season Fees: $1900

NEW! 2020-21 Season Information - Elite
What's Included?
  • Age Groups: Anticipated Teams: 16-1, 17-1, 18-1, 18-2U15-U18
  • Season Length: 6 month seasonOctober-February
  • Elite Program will have 2 Team practices per week.2 Practices/Week
  • The Elite Program will have an integrated Strength & Conditioning Program 2 days (Mon/Wed) per week.Strength & Conditioning Program
  • The Elite Program has a dedicated Recruiting Coordinator to assist players with the recruiting process.Recruiting Support
  • Elite Program will compete in 6 tournaments and 2 Overnight events including Season-Ending Event (USAV Qualifier)Elite Tournament Schedule
  • All tournament entry fees are included in the dues. This includes coaches' overnight travel costs.ALL Tournament Entry Fees
  • As part of their dues, players will receive three practice t-shirts, warm-up top and kneepads. In addition, Elite Program players will purchase the Elite Uniform Package.Base Mizuno Package

Premier Program

Scholastic Player Development

Boys' HS Premier Teams are an ideal spring board for athletes that want to go on to play on their school teams or compete in more advanced travel team programs as they progress. Practices are spent working on individual skills with an emphasis on team play in a fun, positive environment. Premier teams compete against other regional-based club programs at competitive events and do not travel overnight to regional events.

Premier Teams compete in 6 local tournaments played within 2 hours of Rockford.

U16-U18 Age Groups

Boys' Premier is offered for 10th Grade - 12th Grade players. 9th Graders are allowed to tryout for U16.

2 Practices/Week

Premier has 2 Team Practices per week. Schedule varies by season segment (see info packet).
2021-22 SEASON

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Boys' Premier Technical Director



2021-22 Season Information

U16-U18 Season Fees: $975

2021-22 Season Information - Premier
What's Included?
  • Age Groups: Anticipated Teams: 16-1, 17-1, 18-1U16-U18
  • Season Length: 5 month seasonOctober-January
  • Premier Program will have 2 Team practices per week.2 Practices/Week
  • Premier Program will compete in 6 Single Day Events in the Great Lakes or Badger RegionPremier Tournament Schedule
  • All tournament entry fees are included in the dues.ALL Tournament Entry Fees
  • As part of their dues, players will receive three practice t-shirts, sweatshirt and kneepads. In addition, Premier Program players will purchase Premier Uniform Package.Base Mizuno Package

We are finalizing the 2021-22 Season Information at this time. Please review previous season information to see an overview of each program.

Futures Program

Fundamental Player Development

Boys' Future Teams are an ideal starting point for middle school and high school (frehman only) players looking to get started with club volleyball. Practices are spent working on individual skills with an emphasis on team play in a fun, positive environment. Futures teams compete against other Illinois and Wisconsin club programs at competitive events and do not travel overnight.

The Futures Program accepts all players (assuming we have the numbers to do so at tryouts) and tryouts are simply used to evaluate and group athletes by age and/or skill level. Futures Teams compete in 4 "local" tournaments played within 2 hours of Rockford.

U15 players who are ready for a higher level, can select U16 Elite or U16 Premier during tryout registration.

U12-U15 Age Groups

Boys' Futures is offered for 5th Grade - 9th Grade players.

2 Practices/Week

Futures will have 2 Team Practices per week.
2021-22 SEASON

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Technical Director

Coming Soon!

Boys' Regional Technical Director



2021-22 Season Information

U12-U15 Season Fees: $TBD

2020-21 Season Information - Regional
What's Included?
  • Age Groups: Anticipated Teams: 12-1, 14-1, 15-1U12-U15
  • Season Length: 4 month seasonNovember - February
  • Futures Program will have 2 Team practices (Tuesdays and Thursdays) per week.2 Practices/Week
  • Futures Program will compete in 4 Single Day Events in the Great Lakes or Badger RegionFutures Tournament Schedule
  • All tournament entry fees are included in the dues.ALL Tournament Entry Fees
  • As part of their dues, players will receive two practice t-shirts, warm-up top, jersey and shorts.U12-U15 Mizuno Package

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