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NEOVC

 

Executive Staff

Jeff George
Director/Director of Coaching
Danette George
Assistant Director/Lead Officer
Dominik Severino
Lead Administrator
Rodger Smith
Officer

 

About Jeff George

Club Director, Jeff George, comes to NEOVC with a vast knowledge of the game, while bringing coaching experience at all levels. Previous to being a Club Director, Jeff started as a Volunteer Coach at Dayton Carroll. He coached club Volleyball at Eastside Cleveland Juniors from 2005 to 2014, where he worked with a variety of levels ranging from DIVA developmental divisions all the way up to 18's. In 2005, Jeff was an assistant coach at Chagrin Falls, helping them to a district championship while also coaching the John Carroll Men’s Club Volleyball team. In 2006 and 2007, he took over as head coach at St. Peter Chanel High School, followed by 4 years as the Head Coach at Perry High School from 2008 to 2011. Since then, Jeff has geared his knowledge towards private and small group lessons focusing on individual technique and progression, which makes him a perfect fit to also lead NEOVC as Director of Coaching.

Jeff played collegiately at the University of Dayton and in 3 out of the 4 years he was there, they finished in the top 10 in the nation. He earned his BA in Physical Education and Masters in Physical Education and Health and currently teaches in the Kenston school district. He continues to play high level USVA and Open Level sand. 

 

NEOVC Mission Statement

NEOVC's mission for our club is to educate, model, instruct and guide young athletes not only to become competitive, well-rounded, volleyball players, but to instill a passion for the sport to guide them through their present and future volleyball careers.

Values

  • Create a positive environment to encourage and build strong, motivated athletes
  • Emphasize a team based atmosphere focused on fun and spirit
  • To develop a  strong foundation of basic fundamentals to carry young athletes through all levels of play
  • Integrate coaching techniques and philosophers at every age level so the athletes can take what they have learned and apply it throughout their volleyball careers
  • Provide both injury prevention programs and specialized training for all athletes

The success of our club is measured by our athletes continued love for the game, improved fundamentals, enriched team skills, enhanced physical abilities, and a well developed responsible young adult.

 

Interested in our JO Program? Join us for Instructional Open Gyms with NEOVC Director, Jeff George

Want to learn more about our program and meet our staff? Join us every Tuesday from 5 -7 pm in October and November for our Instructional Open Gyms. Learn important tips and enhance your skills as Jeff takes you through multiple drills. He will also be available to discuss our JO Program. $5, join us every Tuesday or come for a few sessions; pay at the door. Hope to see you.

 

NEO Volleyball Club Tryout Information

We are excited in your interest to be part of our inaugural year. NEOVC will build our program off the highest quality coaching offering more than the average training session.  Position specific performance training, while concentrating on technique and individual progression, will be our main focus. Please follow the steps below to attend our tryout.

  1. Please register for tryout thru USVA by CLICKING HERE for a $12 charge. This is required by all girls in order to attend tryouts
  2. Please read thru Athletes Bill of Rights
    https://www.ovr.org/forms/Athletes_Bill_of_Rights.pdf
  3. Please fill out and bring a medical release form
    https://www.ovr.org/forms/OVR_Waiver.pdf

 

When You Arrive

Please check in upon arrival at the front desk. You will be required to provide all of the above and you'll receive your tryout t-shirt, which will include your number for the day. This is how our coaching staff will recognize you. Please bring all your gear and water. We will have a short parent meeting with our Club Director, followed by our tryouts, which will last approximately 2 hours. You will be notified within 48 hours of your tryout with an offer.

 

How To Register

Pre-Registrations are encouraged to expedite check in times, although walk ins are welcome.

Tryouts for all ages are $15.00 which include a NEOVC t-shirt.

 

TRYOUT SCHEDULES 2017

Age Date Check-In Time Tryout Time
13s Friday, October 27, 2017 5:30pm 6:00 - 8:30pm
10s  11s  &  12s Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:30am 10:00am - 12:30pm
14s Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:30pm 1:00 - 3:30pm

MAKE UP TRYOUT: *

10s thru 14s Monday, October 30, 2017 5:00pm 5:30pm - 7:30pm
* Makeup Tryout (for players with conflict on regular tryouts dates). $15.00 Tryout Fee

 

HIGH SCHOOL TRYOUT SCHEDULES 2017

Age Date Check-In Time Tryout Time
17’s & 18’s Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:30am 9:00 - 11:30am
16s Sunday, November 12, 2017 noon 12:30 - 3:00pm
15s Sunday, November 12, 2017 4:30pm 5:00 - 7:30pm

MAKE UP TRYOUT: *

15s thru 18s Monday, November 13, 2017 5:00pm 5:30pm - 7:30pm
* Makeup Tryout (for players with conflict on regular tryouts dates). $15.00 Tryout Fee

 

NEOVC Quick Facts

REGIONAL DIVISION

Age 10's 11's 12's 13's 14's
Price $625.00 $625.00 $1,050.00 $1,050.00 $1,050.00
Practices Per Week 2 2 2 2 2
Practice Length 90 min 90 min 2 hrs 2 hrs 2 hrs
Number of Tournaments 4 4 6 6 6
Full Jersey Included Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

AMERICAN DIVISION

Age 11's 12's 13's 14's
Price $800.00 $800.00 $1,250.00 $1,250.00
Practices Per Week 2 2 2 2
Practice Length 90 min 2 hrs 2 hrs 2 hrs
Number of Tournaments 6 6 8 8
Full Jersey Included Yes Yes Yes Yes