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About Our Volleyball Programs

DME Volleyball offers indoor programs for girls aged 8-18. With a strong focus on development and multiple programs across various ages and skill levels, we offer something for everyone. Our elite facility, experienced coaching staff, and a track record of success allows athletes the chance to compete and fulfill their dreams.

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PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

SPRING VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

Ages: 16 & under

Date: October 2nd

Cost: $50

REGISTER HERE

  • 12 and under: 9:00-11:00am (register 8:30)
  • 13's: 11:30-1:30pm (register at 11)
  • 14's: 2:00-4:00pm (register at 1:30pm)
  • 15-16's: 5:00pm-6:00pm (register 4:30)
    • 15/16 year olds will be trying out for Local teams or filling in for teams already made
  • All athletes ages 14 and under will try out in their age group,  birthdate on July 1, 2023.

August - October

Geared towards young athletes (ages 8-16) who are looking to develop their fundamental volleyball skills, while being able to compete in 4 local tournaments. The goal is to put players on the path to play at more competitive levels when Spring season arrives, as well as develop their skills to assist them in making their school teams.
 
Mini club is a proven success and is the natural progression for athletes moving from our league play or skills and drills sessions.
 
 
November - May (unless qualified for er 17:
 
14 and Under Spring Club Placements will be held on October 15th & 17th. 
 
We offer four divisions or tiers in our Spring program: Elite, American, Local, Skills & Drills
Our Skills & Drills is designed to get athletes started in the sport of volleyball.  You may do as many sessions as you want, but usually, 1 or 2 sessions will put an athlete on the road to Fall Ball.
 
Our Local & American teams compete at in-state-only tournaments. Elite teams compete in both in-state & out-of-state tournaments. Our top elite teams should expect to attend 4 qualifiers with 2 of them being out of state.
 
The teams are coached and mentored by some of the top junior coaches in the Daytona Beach area that strive to provide advanced technical training.
 
November-June
 
This program provides great training for a great price but also works for players and parents not quite ready for a full club commitment.
 
Our Skills & Drills program will feature our ‘best in the area’ club coaches as well as our club teaching and training philosophies, at a much lower price.
 
Click HERE to learn more and register for the next session.

Program Details

What Makes DME Basketball Unique?

Facilities & Technology

With seven indoor courts, four beach courts, two weight rooms, a spa and recovery facility and audio/visual center for video analysis, DME has a training facility that competes with most collegiate programs. 

Staff

With years of professional, olympic and collegiate experience, our team brings out the best in student-athletes as we continually develop our student-athletes for the next level.

Competition

Our DME Volleyball department recognizes the importance of a strong work-life balance. The flexibility the DME Academy provides is unmatched. We take pride in how we work with our athlete's families regarding scheduling conflicts. Our commitment to training is unwavering yet flexible.

Mindfulness Methodology

We believe that a positive & nurturing environment brings out the best in all athletes. Positive words have an encouraging impact on a person's confidence and are vital for healthy development. Our mindfulness methodology is engrained in our program. 

Off Court Training

We focus just as much time into the development of our athletes off the court as we do on it. We offer advanced strength and conditioning programs, an elite sports performance facility, mental training sessions & video technology to give an edge to our aspiring student- athletes.

Alumni & Relationships

We have roots within various levels of collegiate volleyball, giving student-athletes a unique perspective into the higher levels of competition.  With former DME athletes playing at top programs partnered with our experienced coaches our network is vast, growing and our relationships are strong.

Recent Success Stories

Indoor Volleyball Program FAQ

Numbers for indoor can vary from 8-12. In our Fall Ball league, we try to keep smaller numbers as it is developmental.  Spring Club numbers tend to be closer to 12. Beach volleyball is 2. 

Fall Season is two times per week.

Spring Club Elite: three times per week plus strength & conditioning sessions

Spring Club American: two times per week

Spring Club Local: two times per week

Skills & Drills: one time per week

Beach Club: two times per week

Beach Winter/Spring: two times per week

Athletes are places on a team in late July.

Tuition varies by division and season. Programs range from $3500 to $600. To learn more about our program and find one that works for you, please contact a student-athlete advisor to start your journey by filling out the form below.

The tournament schedule varies by team and season. To find your schedule click here. 

The club maintains a policy of practices being closed to parents. We believe this creates a much more professional and positive learning environment for your child as well as reduces the inevitable negative comments which ultimately come from some parents.
The closed practice policy applies to practices but does not apply to scrimmages in which parents are welcome. Teams that practice only twice a week will be permitted to watch the last 30 minutes of the second practice a week. For 10 & 11’s, parents may watch practices during the months of November and December. All 12 & older teams parents may watch the first practice of each month, beginning in January.

Elite teams will begin practices in November and will conclude in May unless you have qualified for GJNC. We will offer an AAU National team for those that want to continue their season into the summer at an additional cost.

Turn in all paperwork to your facility; this should have been completed for tryouts
A. Media Release Form completed
B. Handbook Acknowledgment after reading handbook online
C. Credit Card Authorization form
D. USAV Medical Form (signed & notarized)
E. A copy of your daughter’s birth certificate
E. Signed Participation Agreement 
F. Purchase (or renew) your daughter’s AAU membership. Make sure to add our club code!
G. Purchase (or renew) your USAV membership and complete the sports engine acceptance emails
I. Make sure your daughter completes the Junior Officiating requirements per the Florida Region

A DME practice t-shirt is the only required item for practices. 

Playing time is determined at the discretion of the DME coaching staff and is not guaranteed. It is based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, a lineup for each competition that will lead to success on the court. Playtime is a very complex determination. It includes the coach’s opinion, the athlete’s ability, the athlete’s potential, the team’s needs/game strategy at the moment, the momentum of the game, the number of subs remaining, and the team’s needs for the future. The coach will not be required to defend his/her thought process or conclusions in these determinations, and it is improper for a parent to make such a request.

Auto pay is mandatory and will start once the deposit has been made using the credit card authorization form. Alternative payment methods must be authorized by your facility director.

Being on time is required; however, if your child is going to be late (for a valid reason), they must contact their coach, (and assistant coach) as soon as possible. If they are unable to make a practice, they must let the coach know in advance as their practice plan may have to be adjusted. It is important for players to be at all their practices for the team to develop competitively.

At this time we do not offer scholarships for our low-cost programs of Fall Ball orSkills & Drills but do offer financial assistance based on the need for Spring Club.

Travel FAQ

Each player must carry their gear—PACK SHOES, ALL JERSEYS, SHORTS, AND ANY & ALL GEAR IN YOUR BACKPACK SO IT FITS UNDER THE SEAT. This eliminates the risk of a carry-on gate check when overhead space is filled. The player should never be separated from their gear!!!

Yes, we are required to stay at specific hotels through the “Stay and Play” requirements for all tournaments. 

We ask that you make arrangements for your daughter to stay with another family/parent. Players are not allowed to stay in a room by themselves. 

We travel the day before tournament play begins. The teams will generally gather for a pre-tournament team meeting that evening at 8:30 pm or 9:00 pm, so please book your flights accordingly. Return flights should be booked any time after 6:00 pm on the final day of the tournament to avoid having to forfeit in the finals or incur change fees/missed flights.

Travel is not included in the dues and must be booked by parents individually. That includes airfare, lodging, transportation to/from the facility and meals. We will provide the required hotel information to our travel parent. They will then share with the team. Please book ASAP as hotels fill up quickly. 

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Florida Region Harassment Policy
We are a member club of the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. As a player you may stop any unwanted contact from a club representative by simply asking (either verbally or in writing) that all contact cease. Any player believing a club representative of any Florida Region volleyball club has been intimidating, harassing, or acted inappropriately in any manner of contact or recruiting should contact the Florida Region office at (352) 742-0080

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