2015-2016 Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club
Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club is a juniors volleyball club that will host a variety of boys and girls teams for the youngest age groups. The OJVC boys will have Youth League teams and Power League teams competing in the NCVA. The girls will have Competitive Development Teams and Development Teams in which Competitive Development Teams will compete in the Northern California Volleyball Association girl’s Premier League and Development teams will practice only. Learn more about the club.
Development Team Registration Now Open (December 4, 2015)
With the formation of our competition teams now complete, we are now taking sign ups for the Development Team. Online registration is now open, and registration will remain open until the end of January or until the maximum capacity of 14 girls is reached. The team will be filled on a "first come, first serve" basis, and we anticipate the team reaching maximum capacity. Register today. For any questions, contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
12s Team Openings (November 18, 2015)
While all our teams have been formed are moving forward to prepare for the upcoming season, our 12s team still has a couple vacancies that we would like to fill. If you or your daughter qualify for the 12s team as it pertains to the USA Volleyball age definition (born on or after September 1, 2003) and would like to inquire about joining the team, please contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at email@example.com.
14-1 Competition Power Team Supplemental Tryout (November 9, 2015)
We would like to announce a supplemental tryout for the 14-1s team to fill the vacant positions remaining on the team. Those who have already tried out with us will only need to RSVP with us by emailing club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org. New tryout attendees can register onsite.The supplemental tryout will be Monday, November 15 from 7pm-9:30pm in Epler Gymnasium on the Ohlone College Fremont campus (same as the first tryout). Please let us know if you have any questions about the tryout. And if you have specific questions about the team, feel free to contact coach Anna Ottavis directly at email@example.com.
2015-2016 OJVC Girls Informational Sheet (November 4, 2015)
An updated 2015-2016 season girl's teams informational sheet (PDF) is now available for download. It includes teams fielded for the season, team descriptions, fees, updated practice schedule, updated Development Team information, and more. Please read the PDF, and for any further questions contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tryout Schedule Change! (October 20, 2015)
Due to a scheduling conflict, we have moved the tryout day and time for the 14-1s team to Saturday, November 7 from 6pm-8pm. The online registration does not currently reflect that, but please note the new day and time as we've announced here today. The 12-1s and 13-1s tryout remain on the originally scheduled day and time.
Please also note that players intending to tryout for multiple teams do not have to pay for multiple registrations or NCVA tryout passes/memberships. Please register for intended age group team, and send a note to club director Jeremy Penaflor (email@example.com) that you intend to tryout for other teams as well so we can include you on the appropriate roster(s).
Announcing Girls Team Tryouts (October 6, 2015)
For the 2015-2016 girls club season, Ohlone Juniors will be fielding 3 teams, including a 14s Power team for the first time. We feel that fielding the 14s Power team provides the girls the next opportunity of transitioning to the next level of play after our standard offerings of the 12s and 13s team. The schedule for the tryouts are as follows:
All tryouts are on November 8:
- Girls 12-1 Competition Premier Team: 11am-1pm
- Girls 13-1 Competition Premier Team: 2pm-4pm
- Girls 14-1 Competition Power Team: 2pm-4pm
Please refer to the 2015-2016 Season Age Definitions to make sure you qualify for the team you'd like to tryout for. There are no exceptions to these age definitions. There is a Ohlone Juniors tryout fee of $25, and registration for tryouts is done online and is open now. Go to the tryout registration page. Please also keep in mind that all participants in the tryout must also register with the NCVA and pay for either a tryout membership or a full season membership. Go to the NCVA member registration page. If you have any questions, please contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are slowly replying to those who have already inquired about the tryouts, and we apologize for the delay. More detailed information for each team will be posted soon.
Boys Youth League Team Canceled (September 10, 2015)
It is with great disappointment that we have to decide to cancel the fielding of our Boys Youth League Teams for the 2015 season. Our inability to provide a consistent schedule and quality instruction is what really made us come to this decision, but we hope to run this team during the 2016 fall season. If you are still looking for instructional sessions, we will be running our 10 week Youth Mini League program for boys and girls ages 14 and under. Please visit the Youth Mini Leagues page for more information.
Youth League Team Update (September 2, 2015)
Plans to host a Youth League Team are still moving forward. We do apologize for the registration not being open yet online, but we do have every intention of fielding the team. Practices are scheduled to start on September 13, and the tournament schedule is already on this page below. This page will be updated with registration information as soon as it opens. If you have any other questions regarding the program, please contact Club Director Jeremy Penaflor at email@example.com.
Boys Supplemental Tryouts (August 17, 2015)
We are holding supplemental tryouts to fill openings on our 14s and 15s boys teams on Thursday, August 20 starting at 7pm. Those interested in joining the teams should attend the tryout/practice. Registration is open online now. Please direct any questions to club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2015 Boys Team Descriptions (August 10, 2015)
For more information on our boy's seasons specific to each team, download our 2015 Boys Teams Information Sheet (PDF).
Registration for Boys Team Tryouts Now Open (August 4, 2015)
Online registration for the 14-1s team and 15-1s team is now open. Team descriptions and season information will be posted shortly for your downloading pleasure. For any questions regarding registration, contact the Community Education department directly or email club director Jeremy Penaflor at email@example.com.
Boys Club 2015 Tryouts
Tryouts for our boys teams will be Sunday, August 16 at 4pm and 6pm. Designated team tryout times will be released shortly. Check back here for more updates, including tryout procedures, teams fielded for the 2015 season, coaches, tournament schedule, practice schedule, and other specific team info. For any questions, contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following age definitions should be referred to for this year's boys and girls tryouts.
- 15 and Under Division
- Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000
- 14 and Under Division
- Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001
- 13 and Under Division
- Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002
- 12 and Under Division
- Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003
|January 23||Qualifier||Mare Island Sports Center 785 Walnut Avenue, Mare Island, CA 94592-0072|
|January 30||League #1||Mare Island Sports Center 785 Walnut Avenue, Mare Island, CA 94592-0072|
|February 27||League #2||Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, CA 94534|
|April 2||League #3||Heritage High School, 101 American Avenue Brentwood, CA 94513|
|April 30||League #4||Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, CA 94534|
|May 7-8||Region Championships||San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403|
|January 24||Qualifier||Mare Island Sports Center 785 Walnut Avenue, Mare Island, CA 94592-0072|
|January 31||League #1||Los Medanos College, 2700 E Leland Rd, Pittsburg, CA 94565|
|February 28||League #2||On Feb. 24 Changed To: Granada High School, 400 Wall Street Livermore, CA 94550|
|April 3||League #3||On Mar. 31 Changed To: Freedom High School, 1050 Neroly Rd, Oakley, CA 94561|
|May 1||League #4||Heritage High School, 101 American Avenue Brentwood, CA 94513|
|May 14-15||Region Championships||Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814|
|February 6||Qualifier - Day 1||Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815|
|February 7||Qualifier - Day 2||Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815|
|February 21||League #1||Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Ave. Rohnert Park, CA 94928|
|March 13||League #2||To be announced|
|April 3||League #3||Gunn High School - Titan Gym, 780 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306|
|April 30||Region Championships - Day 1||Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815|
|May 1||Region Championships - Day 2||Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815|
The boys Power League schedule for the 14s and 16s division are the same dates, although the locations may vary once released. In the instance that we field a boys 12s team, we will include the 12s schedule here. You can go to the NCVA website for the updated schedule for all divisions at www.ncva.com.
San Mateo Event Center: 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
|October 11||League #1||Rancho Cordova Events Center (RC Sports Event Center), 2561 Mercantile, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670|
|October 25||League #2||Rancho Cordova Events Center (RC Sports Event Center), 2561 Mercantile, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670|
|November 21||League #3||Mare Island Sports Complex, 785 Walnut Avenue, Mare Island, CA 94592-0072|
|December 6||League #4||Rancho Cordova Events Center (RC Sports Event Center), 2561 Mercantile, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670|
|December 19-20||Region Championships||San Mateo Event Center: 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403|
NCVA can change venues up to the Friday before the scheduled tournament. For the most up to date location of each tournament, go the Boys Power League section of the NCVA website.
Plans for Youth League teams at the 5th/6th grade level and 7th/8th grade level are in the works. Check back here for more details including registration procedures (there is no tryout), teams fielded for the 2015 season, coaches, tournament schedule, practice schedule, and other specific team info. For any questions, contact club director Jeremy Penaflor at email@example.com.
|October 4||League #1||To be announced|
|October 18||League #2||To be announced|
|November 8||League #3||To be announced|
|November 22||League #4||To be announced|
|December 6||League #5||To be announced|
- Club Director: Jeremy Penaflor (5th season)
- Ohlone College Head Volleyball Coach (8th season)
- Ohlone College Summer Volleyball Camp Director (2009-present)
- City Beach Volleyball Club Head Coach (2010-2014)
- San Jose State University Assistant Coach (2003-2006)
- Boys Team Coaches
- Anna Ottavis
- Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club Head Coach (5th season)
- Ohlone College outside hitter (2010-2012)
- 2011-2012 Ohlone College Volleyball team captain
- San Jose State Women's Club Volleyball Outside Hitter (2012-2014)
- Graduated from Fremont Christian High School
- Melisa Randall
- Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club Head Coach (3rd season)
- Ohlone College Libero/DS (2010-2012)
- Lesley University Outside Hitter/DS (2014)
- Graduated from Washington High School
- Krissa Marie San Juan
- Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club Assistant Coach (2nd season)
- Ohlone College Volleyball Camp Coach
- Ohlone College Setter/DS
- Graduated from Terra Nova High School
- Anna Ottavis
Ohlone Juniors Volleyball Club is a juniors volleyball club that will host a variety of teams for boys and girls. Our club will host a maximum of 3 teams every season for both boys and girls.
Our boys division will have Youth League teams and Power League teams that will compete in the Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA). The boys division will have a 14-and-under team competing in the 14s division of the NCVA boys power league. We will also have a 7th/8th grade team and a 5th/6th grade team competing in the NCVA youth league. Each team will have a minimum of 9 players and a maximum of 12 players.
Our girls division will have Competitive Development Teams and Development Teams. Competitive Development Teams will compete in the NCVA girl's Premier League. Development teams will practice only. Competitive Development Teams will be hosted for 13-and-under and 12-and-under and will have a minimum of 9 players and a maximum of 12 players. Development Teams will be 12-and-under only with each team having a minimum of 9 players.
Tryouts will be held in August for the boys with practices beginning immediately after the formation of the teams. Tryouts for the girls will be held in November with practices starting in December and early January.
The focus of our teams will be to:
- provide a starting point and an opportunity for aspiring, young volleyball players to learn the game,
- receive coaching and instruction from experienced coaches and current/former players, and
- competitively develop their skills by allowing all players as much equal playing time as possible.
We believe that, although the goal in sports is to finish ahead, athletes that are first learning a sport should learn from instruction and feedback based on their experience on the court in-game situations.
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