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WELCOME TO EVJ VOLLEYBALL‚Äč
A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

East Valley Juniors Volleyball Club, Inc. (EVJ), located in the greater Phoenix, AZ area, has been "Training Arizona's Future Since 1990." EVJ trains athletes ages 6-18 in the sport of volleyball, both indoor and outdoor. We have two locations, Court One in Tempe and Inspire Courts in Gilbert. We provide specific training programs as well as a positive club experience for Girls, Boys and BeachOur club philosophy promotes a culture where constructive feedback supports athletic discipline and confidence.  Our athletes learn the values of teamwork, dedication, honesty, accountability and leadership. EVJ has been setting the standard for club volleyball in Arizona for more than 28 years through its integrity, professionalism, values, and the high standards it places on its coaching staff and player development...read more About EVJ.

Each year EVJ produces a number of nationally ranked teams and athletes receiving college volleyball scholarships.  Learn more about our History of Success and how EVJ can help you with the College Recruiting Process. Go to our College Commitments page to see our current and past athletes who went on to play in college.


What's Coming Up



EVJ Sports Camps - Player Development Opportunities

BACK-TO-SCHOOL TUNE UP CLINICS 2017

Week #1 - July 17/19 & July 18/20
Week #2 - July 24/25 & July 26/27
Week #3 - August 1/2

  • Get ready for school tryouts.  All players and levels welcome you do not have to be an EVJ player to attend.  
  • 5th-9th fall grade, Co-Ed
  • Clinic Leads will be Jen Leo and Patti Schoenhardt.
  • All sessions will be held at our Tempe location at Court One.
  • Session options.  All-Skills. Serving & Passing. Hitting. Defense.

REGISTRATION is open-links on the right.

SUMMER CO-ED OPEN GYM SCHEDULE

Monday's July 24, 31 Aug 7
Fall grades 6th-12th, Co-Ed
7:00-8:30pm
Supervised organized play

Registration is open (see right side of this page).  Please register so we can staff accordingly.

2017 BOYS ONLY OPEN GYM SCHEDULE

ALL boys open gyms will be held at Inspire Courts in Gilbert (1090 N. Fiesta Blvd., Gilbert, AZ 85233).

  • All players interested in trying out for a 14's, 16's or 18's team are encouraged to come to one or more sessions (fall grades 7th-12th).

Schedule:
#1 - Thursday July 20 from 7:00-9:00pm

#2 - Saturday July 29 from 8:00-10:00am
#3 - Tuesday August 1 from 7:00-9:00pm
#4 - Thursday August 3 from 7:00-9:00pm
#5 - Tuesday August 8 from 7:00-9:00pm
#6 - Thursday August 17 from 7:00-9:00pm

Registration is open (see right side of this page).  Please register so we can staff accordingly.

ASICS FALL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

September 1 - October 27

EVJ Sports Camps is excited to announce the ASICS Fall Volleyball League at the Court One Athletic Facility in Tempe.  Do you want to play this fall but don't have a school team?  Are you new to the sport and want to learn the basics to get ready for club tryouts?  Are you an advanced player looking to improve your skills?  The fall league has a spot for all of the above.  Chanel Richter (Brown) will lead the training and playing sessions with many other experienced coaches available to cultivate a fun and hard working environment.  Space will be limited.

  • Girls & Boys grades 5th through 12th.  (High school age volleyball players are not eligible to participate if you are currently playing for your high school volleyball team. All elementary and junior high players are eligible.)
  • 8-week program (Sep 1 - Oct 27), held on Monday and Friday nights from 5:30-7:30pm. 
  • Select the registration link on the right for more information, cost and to register.

Around The Club

EVJ News Flash


EVJ FINISHES STRONG AT THE AZ REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS CROWNING 2 REGION CHAMPS AND 11 TOTAL TOP 10 FINISHES...a special congratulations goes out to EVJ 16R1-Tempe, 16-Championship AZ Region Champions and EVJ 14R1-Tempe, 14-Club AZ Region Champions!!!

EVJ QUALIFIES WITH A RECORD FOUR OPEN BIDS, HERE IS A BID UPDATE...
18N1-National Bid; 17N1-Open Bid; 16N1-Open Bid; 15N1-Open Bid; 14N1-Open Bid; 14N2-American Bid; 13N1-American Bid (17N2, 16N2 and 15N2 will compete in the Patriot division)

FAR WESTERN JUNIOR NATIONAL QUALIFIER...congratulations to EVJ 17N1 (5th overall), 16N1 (3rd overall), 15N1 (2nd overall) and 14N1 (4th overall), all four teams earned an OPEN BID to the USAV girls junior national championships, way to compete ladies!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THREE OF OUR EVJ TEAMS WHO ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE AZ REGION REGULAR SEASON...EVJ 17N1 is the regular season CHAMPION in the Open DivisionEVJ 18R-Ray is the regular season CHAMPION in the 17-18's Championship Division, and EVJ 16R1 is the regular season CHAMPION in the 13-16's Championship Divisiongreat job ladies!!!  Let's also give a shout out to 14R1-Tempe and 16R-Mindi, they battled all year for the top spot and had a final regular season finish of 2nd place in the 14-Club Division and 3rd Place in the 13-16's Championship Division.

CONGRATULATIONS TO COURTNEY DYER...the Class of 2018 Libero committed to play collegiate volleyball at Point Loma Nazarene University.

CONGRATULATIONS TO TATUM ROHME...the Class of 2018 Setter committed to play collegiate volleyball here at home in the Pac 12 at Arizona State University.

CONGRATULATIONS TO PIPER MANROSS...the Class of 2019 OH/MB committed to play collegiate volleyball in the West Coast Conference at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

CONGRATULATIONS TO GRACE MORRISON...the Class of 2017 OH/RS has committed to play collegiate volleyball at Appalachian State University in St. Boone, NC.

EVJ 16N1 NARROWLY MISSES AN OPEN BID AT CO Crossroads...with a 4th place finish in Gold in 16-Open.

CONGRATS to 14N1...for earning a USA bid at CO Crossroads.  The team lost a very close finals match, great run ladies!  

A BIG SHOUT OUT to 14N2...with a 3rd place finish in the American division at CO Crossroads, they narrowly missed out on earning a bid!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY GRACE BLASER...the Class of 2017 OH has committed to play collegiate volleyball at Northwest Christian University in Eugene, OR.

CONGRATULATIONS TO GABBY LEO...the Class of 2018 Setter has verbally committed to play collegiate volleyball at the University of the Pacific in the West Coast Conference!!

EVJ HAS STRONG SHOWING IN THE AZ REGION OPEN & CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS ON FEBRUARY 11...EVJ 18N1 sweeps the day and is currently the #1 Open team in the state.  Joining them are 17N1 and 16N1 in Division 1, seeded 6th and 7th respectively.  In the Championship Division EVJ 18-Ray sweeps the day and is currently the #1 17-18's Championship team in the state.  In the 16's Championship Division EVJ currently owns the top two spots in the state.  EVJ 16R1-Tempe is #1 and right behind them at #2 is EVJ 16R-Mindi.  Way to go EVJ!!

SENIOR LIBERO/DS HAYDEN BOUCHER COMMITS...to play locally at Benedictine University at Mesa.  Congrats Hayden!!

1/16/17 - CONGRATULATIONS TO EVJ 16N1...the team competed in 16-Open at the Festival MLK Classic and were crowned CHAMPIONS!!  Congratulations to Coach Mann and Coach Martin and all the players for a great weekend of volleyball!!

1/16/17 - CONGRATULATIONS TO EVJ 18N1...the team competed in 18-USA at the Kansas City MLK JNQ and brought home the first BID of the year for EVJ!!  Way to compete ladies (and survive the ice storm!!)

EVJ ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST 2019 SIGNEE, KALEN OWES VERBALLY COMMITS...the Class of 2019 OH commits to play in the Pac-12 for the University of Southern California Trojans!!

EVJ's GABBY LEO EARNS PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD...from Max Preps/AVCA for the week of 10/10-10/16.  The Class of 2018 setter led her high school team to the Gilbert Invitational title going 7-0.  Gabby tallied 213 assists (11.21/set), 53 digs, 9 aces and 8 blocks in the tournament.  Way to go Gabby!!

EVJ'S RYANN DAVIS IS THE LEADING CANDIDATE...for Arizona player of the year award presented by PrepVolleyball.  Gabby Leo is also being considered amongst 6 others in contention.  Great high school season ladies, keep it up and good luck at State!!

CONGRATS TO ALYNA DRAPER FOR HER VERBAL COMMITMENT TO...Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) as a Class of 2018 Libero!!

KAYLA MATTHEWS VERBALLY COMMITS...the Class of 2018 OH/RS commits to stay local and play for the Lopes of Grand Canyon University!!

VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL AWARDS EVJ'S RICH & JEN LEO...with the annual Liz Hooe Partnership Award.  The award is given to Club Director/s, nominated from around the country, for their outstanding support and contributions to the growth of the sport of junior's volleyball. Congratulations Rich & Jen for receiving such a prestigious community based award!!

RYANN DAVIS VERBALLY COMMITS...the OH/RS commits to play in the Big Sky at Northern Arizona University!!

TWO MORE COMMITMENTS FOR EVJ'S CLASS OF 2018...Kennedy Kaminsky commits to play in the Big Sky at Eastern Washington University and Lexi Johnson chooses the Big 10's Indiana University!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO KALEN OWES...for being one of two Arizona players to make the 24 player roster of the USAV Girl's Youth National Training Team.  CLICK HERE to read more about the team selection.

EVJ ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST CLASS OF 2018 SIGNEE, OH DARIAN CLARK...who commits to play in the PAC-12 at the University of California, Berkeley.  Congrats Darian, we are looking forward to watching you compete at the next level!!

EVJ IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE COMMITMENT OF CLASS OF 2017 OH KAITLIN LINES...to the University of the Pacific in the West Coast Conference.  Congrats KJ, we are so proud of you!!

BEST WISHES TO OUR CLASS OF 2017 COLLEGE BOUND ATHLETES

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EVJ Volleyball is partnered with the following organizations

Sponsored by Court One Athletics

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Sponsored by Inspire Courts

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EVJ-Gilbert teams train at Inspire Courts

Sponsored by USA Volleyball

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Sponsored by Arizona Region of USA Volleyball

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EVJ Volleyball is a member of the AZ Region of USA Volleyball

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EVJ is a member of AAU Volleyball