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Registration for 2018 HP Tryouts now open!

Dec. 05, 2017, 11:58 a.m. (ET)

Are you ready to start on your Path to the Podium? Most of America’s Olympic volleyball players started their journey at a USA Volleyball High Performance Tryout. The 2018 HP Tryout schedule features over 50 open tryouts across the country for young USAV members. Registration is now open!

The USAV High Performance Tryouts are the direct entry into the HP athlete pipeline and such programs as the U.S. Youth and Junior National Teams, plus other HP training programs and competitions.

In fact, 20 of the 24 U.S. Olympians on the indoor Rio rosters participated in the USAV HP program.

* Today we are announcing the HP Tryout Schedule.
* Registration is open now.

“Matt Anderson and Jordan Larson are just two of the many Olympians who started their path to the podium at an HP Tryout,” said Heath Hoke, USAV Senior Manager of High Performance. “The HP Tryouts start the process of identifying and developing the next generation of national team players.”

Players try out by age division and position while being evaluated by USAV HP coaches on all skills pertinent to that position, athleticism and future potential. Tryouts run from January-March (boys) and January -April (girls).


2018-2019 HP Age Groups


Junior … born in 2000 or 2001
Youth … born in 2002 or 2003
Select … born in 2004 or 2005
Future Select … born in 2006/2007 or after


Junior … born in 1999 or 2000
Youth … born in 2001 or 2002
Select … born in 2003 or 2004
Future Select … born in 2005/2006 or after


Today’s tryout schedule announcement concerns Indoor HP. New in 2018, USA Volleyball is launching the Accredited Region Beach HP Program. Athletes new to Beach HP will be able to attend a tryout via their region in the spring. Details on that opportunity will be coming in the new year.