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Hutchinson JO Volleyball is an avenue for female players in Grades 4 through 11 to receive advanced training and competition on local, regional and sometimes national stages. Many volleyball clubs exist both locally and nationally, most composed of multiple teams. Hutchinson JO is no different. We provide programs at the 11/12U level, 14U level, 15/16 level, and the 17's level.
The mission of the Hutchinson JO Program is to promote volleyball within the Hutchinson area while supporting the creation of more competitive volleyball players within the area. Hutchinson JO Volleyball does this by instilling a strong work ethic, commitment, teamwork, sportsmanship, and a love of the game within our players.
The goals and objectives of the Hutchinson JO Program can be best described as a building block approach to the game of volleyball in support of area high school programs while developing individual skills and team concepts. We pride ourselves in developing the fundamental skills of the game in all of our players.
In the U.S., Volleyball is the most popular sport for girls in high school with more than 440,000 girls on varsity level programs. The sport is tied with track and field as the most popular high school sport in Minnesota with over 16,400 girls participating in high school volleyball.
Club Volleyball costs will range, depending on program, travel, coaching staff and more. Costs typically include practice locations; number, type, and location of tournaments; volunteer or paid staff and overhead expenses. Club business type such as non-profit or not may also affect the fees, in addition to how much and how many staff receive compensation. Some clubs may include virtually all costs in their dues. Others have additional or separate costs such as uniform fees, travel or club wear fees. The club budget details should be available to you so you can see what your money is being spent on. In Hutchinson, the 11/12's program is $310; the 14's program is $460; the 15/16's program is $760; and the 17's program is $960. Payment plans are available.
Bringing athletes together with similar goals from various schools makes friendships. The relationships that have been formed through practice and team play will be friendships that last a lifetime.
JO (Junior Olympic/Club) tournaments are where the hard practice pays off and many favorable memories are made. Understand that practice and training is where you receive the most instruction and experience. Tournament play is only a supplement to participating in Club volleyball. Club tournaments are usually far more competitive and more physically demanding than high school matches. While Hutchinson programs play in local tournaments, our teams also play in some of the biggest tournaments in the State including the Big City Luau and the Presidents Day Tournaments. Players in our 15/16's program and 17's program will play against some of the State's best volleyball players as our program regularly participates against some of the top programs in the State.
College coaches regularly attend JO tournaments, since they have the opportunity to watch a number of players in one location. For that reason, the majority of colleges now recruit directly from club programs. Since 2009, we have had 28 of our players go on to play volleyball at the college level. Check out our alumni page to see who and where.
Looking for more information? Check out our program pages or feel free to contact us!
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