41 South Volleyball

February 2015

Icebreaker Tournament

We will have our first tournament the weekend of January 31 - February 1. This is a 2 day tournament held at Suwanee Sports Academy. The tentative schedule is that the 17's will play in the morning wave and the 15's will play in the afternoon wave. Additional details will be determined closer to the tournament weekend. A few things to keep in mind as we prepare for the tournament weekend:

1. The teams could play up to 4 games each day. It is very important not to make any additional plans for the weekend. It is also important that the girls get as much rest as possible as they will be playing hard during each game.

2. All players must arrive at the tournament sight at the time designated by your coach. Generally coaches ask the players to arrive 1 hour before their first scheduled game. This allows the girls to arrive, meet up with the other team members, stretch, warm up and be prepared to play. Also, parking is at a premium at many facilities. Arrive early so that searching for a parking space does not make your player late!!

3. At many of the tournaments we will have a food table for the team. Food Assignments will be sent out in advance of the tournament.

4. For many tournaments different age groups play at different facilities. That being said, it is very doubtful that the 17's team will play in the same facility or the same time as the 15's team. Make sure you know where your team is playing!!

Choo Choo Classic Tournament

The Choo Choo Classic Tournament will be held on February 7 in Chattanooga, TN. At this time we do not have much information on gym assignment or wave assignment, but hotel information can be found at http://www.choochoocityvbc.com/gyms.html. If your family is planning on driving up on Friday evening and staying the night in Chattanooga, please let Coach E know where you are staying. We will keep you posted on any information we get!!

Practice and Conditioning Schedule

Thank you to those of you that have been diligent about getting to practice and conditioning on time. Gym time is at a premium so it is vital that we are on time and ready to get on the court as soon as possible. If you can arrive to practice about 15 minutes early, we will be able to get warmed up and get started on time. This will also allow the coaches a little time to make any announcements or share any important information.

The change in location for conditioning seems to be working out great. Remember that conditioning is 6:30 - 7:30 on Thursdays. Please make sure you arrive on time so that we can utilize the entire hour to condition.


1. The girls backpacks should be arriving shortly. We are having the girls' names put on the bags. Please let us know by Friday, January 23 if your player wants her first name or her last name on her bag.

2. Remember that picture day will be held on January 25 from 3:00 - 5:00 and practice will follow from 5:00 - 7:00. Please make all checks payable to Soft Hues Photography.

3. Have you started making your plans for our tournament in Chattanooga?? If so, please let your coaches know if you are planning on staying overnight and which hotel you are staying at.

4. Don't forget to make your tuition payments on time. If you have any issues, please let Coach E know.

5. 17's families, please make sure to give Coach E the extra tournament money that is owed. Each family is responsible for $18.50.

6. Uniforms have arrived and your player should have received hers. If you have any questions or concerns about your uniform, please let Coach E know ASAP.

February Schedule

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Picture Day - Sunday, January 25

We will be taking team pictures on Sunday, January 25 from 3:00 - 5:00 at Rhodes Jordan Park. Practice that day will be from 5:00 - 7:00 so we will have pictures first and then practice. We will be taking both team and individual pictures. Package information will be handed out at conditioning on Thursday, January 22.

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