AJV Sand trains year round and we are excited to offer south practices during the summer, fall, and spring seasons! Our main 13 week program runs in the summer, we offer a 10 week program in the fall, a 6 week program in the winter, and a 10 week club training program in the spring. Athletes can train once or twice a week (3 practices a week in the Spring and Summer,) while competing in a variety of tournaments locally and around Texas. Tryouts/Evaluations occur for the Summer Club Program, but not for Fall, Winter, or Spring Programs. You do not need a partner, but can tryout or sign up with one.
Training will be offered both North (ASC Sand Complex) and South (Aussies Beach Grill) for summer, fall, and spring to accommodate every athlete. We welcome all male and female athletes, as well as all AJV indoor and non AJV athletes to compete with AJV Sand. Emphasis on individual and team ball control, as well as strength and conditioning will be included.
Training will be led by AVP and FIVB beach professional Ashley Ivy. Ashley began her career at Stanford University where she won a NCAA national championship. After much success at the indoor level she transitioned to the beach to find herself competing on the USA Beach National Team. We are excited for her to be running the sand program at Austin Juniors as sand continues to grow as a NCAA scholarship sport.
WEATHER UPDATE: Practice will be held tonight, Thursday November 14th, from 6:30- 8:30pm
Sand Tournaments: (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Queen of the Beach Tournament Series: (Ages 10-18)
Winter Sand Club Training: November 5th- December 19th (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Winter Sand Level I Learn the Game: November 5th- December 19th (Ages 6-11)
Thanksgiving Sand Clinics: November 25th & 26th (Ages 10-18)
January Sand Training Series: January 7th- January 30th (Ages 11-18)
Spring Sand Club Training: February 3rd- April 16th (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Spring I Sand Level I Learn the Game: March 3rd- April 16th (Ages 6-11)
Spring Break Sand Clinics: March 16th- 18th (Ages 6-18)
Summer Sand Club Evaluations: April 21st, 24th, 26th & 30th (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Summer Sand Club Training: May 4th- July 30th (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Summer I Sand Level I Learn the Game: May 12th- June 18th (Ages 6-12)
Summer II Sand Level I Learn the Game: June 23rd- July 30th (Ages 6-12)
August Sand Training Series: August 10th- 20th (Ages 11-18)
Fall Sand Club Training: August 26th- October 30th (USAV Members Ages 11-18)
Fall Sand Level I Learn the Game: September 9th- October 21st (Ages 6-11)
Looking for a partner for tournaments? Sign up on the sub list today! https://austinsportscenter.bracketpal.com/subs
Age Definitions for the 2019- 2020 Season:
- 18U Born on or after September 1, 2001
- 16U Born on or after September 1, 2003
- 14U Born on or after September 1, 2005
- 12U Born on or after September 1, 2007
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