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2022 Volleyball

Updated 5/13/22

 

*****Subject to Change******

Important Dates

5/4 - Registration opens

5/13 - Registration ends at 9 PM

8/1 - Physical forms due. Learn more here.

8/6 - Boys Volleyball Tryouts (required)

8/8 - Boys Varsity team announced

8/10 - Girls Volleyball Tryouts (required)

8/11, between 5 and 10 PM - Girls Teams announced

8/12 - Invoices for participation fees are sent via MySchoolBucks

8/14 - Invoices for participation fees are due via MySchoolBucks

8/15 - Practices start this week

9/12 - League (TCSAAL) games start (tentative)

9/24 - Halfway point

10/24 - 11/5 - Regionals (tentative)

11/12 - State (tentative)

  
About Meridian Volleyball
Meridian Volleyball has 4 State titles!
2016, Varsity Volleyball State Champions
2016, 9th-10th Volleyball State Champions
2017, Middle School Girls Volleyball State Champions
2021, Varsity Boys Volleyball State Champions
 
Volleyball is probably Meridian's most competitive sport. Tryouts are required. Please see the Minimum Skills below to help prepare for tryouts and please anticipate cuts. Students who tryout and are not offered a spot on any team will be refunded their registration fee.
 
Volleyball Registration
  • Registration for the 2022 Volleyball season is open 5/4 through 9 PM on 5/12. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED.
  • Registration is required to try out for 2022 Volleyball.
  • Register here for 2022 Volleyball tryouts. (Participation in tryouts is required for consideration on a team.)
  • Check your registration status here.
  • Registration for Summer Volleyball Camps is separate from registration for the 2022 Volleyball season/tryouts. Register for the Volleyball Summer Camp here.
 
Anticipated Teams
Teams offered will be determined based on registration and tryouts. The following teams are anticipated:
  • Boys High School (2021 State Champions!)
    • Coaches: Mike Mack and Alexia Thex
    • For 8th-12th grade students.
    • Will participate in the Boys Varsity division of the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League (TCSAAL).
    • Will supplement league schedule with non-league games.
    • Practice schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 am.
    • In 2021, our Boys Varsity League games were mostly double-headers on Saturdays, with 60% of them being in San Antonio. Please anticipate weekday evening and Saturday games during the Volleyball season.
    • Lettering is possible for Varsity Volleyball players for students who meet the requirements, which will be posted towards the beginning of the season.
    • Fees:
      • Registration Fee: $50 +
      • Participation Fee: $380
  • Girls Varsity
    • For 9th-12th grade students. 8th grade students could be asked to play up depending on registration, tryouts and positions needed on Varsity.
    • Coach: Nicole Krieg
    • Will participate in Girls Varsity division of the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League (TCSAAL) with the opportunity to advance to playoffs, including the State Tournament.
    • Will supplement league schedule with non-league games.
    • Practice schedule: Mondays 5:45-7:45 PM; Wednesdays 1:45-3:45 PM; Fridays 6:30 - 8:00 AM (combined with Girls JV)
    • Lettering is possible for Varsity Volleyball players for students who meet the requirements, which will be posted towards the beginning of the season.
    • Fees:
      • Registration Fee: $50 +
      • Participation Fee: $380
  • Girls JV
    • For 9th-12th grade students.
    • Coaches:
      • Meridian seeks JV Girls Volleyball coach. Learn more here.
      • Joe Ternus will be JV Girls Assistant Coach.
    • Will participate in Girls JV division of the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League (TCSAAL) with the opportunity to advance to playoffs, including the Regional Tournament.
    • Will supplement league schedule with non-league games.
    • Practice schedule: Mondays 6:30-8:00 AM; Wednesdays 3:45-5:15 PM; Fridays 6:30 - 8:00 AM (combined with Girls Varsity)
    • Fees:
      • Registration Fee: $50
      • Participation Fee: $330
  • Girls Middle School
    • For 7th-8th grade students.
    • Coaches:
      • MS Beast - Marc Kruse
      • MS Bold - Meridian seeks Girls MS Bold Volleyball coach. Learn more here
    • Anticipating two teams:
      • MS Beast will participate in the Premiere division of of the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League (TCSAAL) with the opportunity to advance to playoffs, including the State Tournament. MS Beast's league schedule will be supplemented with non-league games.
      • MS Bold will participate in the Secondary division of the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League (TCSAAL) with the opportunity to advance to playoffs and the Sub-Regional Championship.
    • Practice schedules:
      • Girls MS Beast and MS Bold will share the court and have the same practice schedule: Mondays 4:15-5:45 PM and Thursdays 4:15-5:45 PM.
    • Fees:
      • Registration Fee: $50 +
      • Participation Fee: $280
 
Minimum Skills
To help prepare student athletes for tryouts, the coaches have offered the following minimum skill criteria for each team level. 
 
Boys High School
  • Serve overhand (successful 7 out of 10)
  • Has general passing technique and form
  • Can pass to target (6 out of 10)
  • Has understanding and can execute the 3-step approach
 
Girls Varsity
  • Can jump serve
  • Can spot serve (overhand)
  • Understanding and ability to execute positional play
  • Has understanding and can execute the 3-step approach
  • Can pass a free ball to target (successful 8 out of 10)
 
Girls Junior Varsity
  • Serve overhand (successful 7 out of 10)
  • Has general passing technique and form
  • Has understanding and can execute the 3-step approach
  • Can pass to target (successful 6 out of 10)
 
Girls MS Beast
  • Serve overhand (successful 8 out of 10). Ability to jump serve recommended.
  • Can spot serve (overhand)
  • Understanding and ability to execute positional play
  • Has understanding and can execute the 3-step approach
  • Can pass a free ball to target (successful 8 out of 10) 
 
Girls MS Bold
  • Serve overhand or underhand (successful 7 out of 10)
  • Has general passing technique and form
  • Has understanding and can execute the 3-step approach
  • Can pass a free ball to target (successful 6 out of 10) 
 

Tryouts

Tryouts are required for all Meridian Volleyball candidates. Please find the tryout schedule here.

 

Tryouts are closed to parents/guardians and spectators.

 

Practice Schedule

The Practice Schedule is available here. Please note that this is the "regular" practice schedule, and practices will be changed based on team and gym availability due to games.

 

Game/Match Schedule

The Volleyball Game Schedule will be available in late July or August. 

 

As of 05/01/22, we anticipate spectators will be allowed as before COVID-19. We also hope to provide concessions again. A concessions manager is needed. This is a volunteer position for an adult. If interested, please inquire with the Athletics Coordinator at [email protected]

 

Lettering Requirements

The 2022-2023 Lettering Requirements will be posted towards the beginning of the Volleyball season. We anticipate they will be similar to the 2021-2022 Lettering Requirements, which can be found here.

 

Labor Day Classic Volleyball Tournament

The Labor Day Classic requires parent/guardian volunteer coordination and support to bring to fruition. A parent/guardian Labor Day Classic lead volunteer must be identified by January in order for the tournament to take place that year.

  • 2020 Canceled due to COVID-19
  • 2021 Canceled due to COVID-19
  • 2022 Canceled due to lack of parent/guardian volunteer coordination.
  • 2023 - If you would like to volunteer to coordinate the 2023 Labor Day Classic, please contact the Athletics Coordinator, Coach Langlinais.

 

Questions: Please send questions to [email protected]