Lake Travis Volleyball

Summer Agenda

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STEP # 1: PARENT SUMMER CONTACT INFORMATION

Step # 2 PHYSICAL

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You can turn in your physical anytime through out the summer to the CAC, Training Room or any Volleyball Coach. We will also be collecting physicals the week of Freshman and Team Camp.

STEP # 3: ONLINE PAPERWORK

STEP 2 Complete Online Summer Participation Forms

  • Please fill out this summer contact form to receive information throughout the summer. Contact Information

Participation Forms (Physical, Medical History, ECC, RankOne Online Forms, LTHS drug testing consent) are required. All forms can be found on the LTHS Athletic Website under Participation Forms 2019-2020. Our GOAL is to have participation forms completed BEFORE SCHOOL ENDS so that parents, players, and coaches do not have to bother with paperwork in August. Some athletes b/c of insurance reasons may have to wait until the summer months to have this done but please have them ready before we return to school. Athletes cannot participate if paperwork is not complete.

STEP # 4: RETURNING VARSITY ONLY ****Order Gear *** NO REFUNDS *** NO REIMBURSEMENTS ***** Sub-varsity Orders will be placed August 2nd.

STEP #5: SAVE THE DATES *IMPORTANT FOR KIDS AND PARENTS

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OPEN GYM SCHEDULE

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MEET OUR COACHES

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THE BOOSTER CLUB MISSION

The purpose of the Lake Travis Volleyball Booster Club is to assist with fundraising opportunities, help manage and distribute funds, promote attendance and spirit at athletic events, provide parent-oriented assistance to the coaching staff, and advocate for our volleyball program in the community.

MEET OUR BOOSTER BOARD

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TRYOUT COUNTDOWN

TRYOUT INFORMATION

o Must have a physical & LT paperwork turned in (athletic forms)

o Try-out practice gear- LT Gear, MS gear, any Red/Black/White T-shirt, Black Spandex, Black Cover shorts over spandex, Vb Gear, no club attire or logos

o Bring a water bottle to all practices

o Bring completed summer challenge folder (if new to LT or the district please talk to Coach Boren)

o Arrive 30 minutes before practice to check-in & get mentally prepared

o We will meet at the round gym for each practice session

o All practices are closed to the public

o On Friday we will have individual meetings with each player to let them know what team they made. Once the meeting has concluded, players should exit the gym immediately. Time is limited in week 1; therefore, no parent conferences will be scheduled. Coaches will call parents within 24 hours if your player did not make a team.

Tryout Evaluation

o Athletic Ability- 20 minute workout, speed, power, reaction time, vertical jump, hustle, effort, etc.

o Skill Technique & Mechanics- evaluate (Passing: rate SR, freeball & defense digs, Setting: location & tempo, Jump Float Serving: speed & location, Hitting: power & location)

o Ball Handling- Overall Consistency, 1st,2nd & 3rd contact

o Judgement & Focus- eye movement, proper calls, making good game time decisions, strategy on the court, competitive nature, following directions

o Teamwork- Works well with others, has a good rapport, eye contact, communication is positive

o Important X-Factors: leadership, enthusiasm, effort, hustle, aggressiveness, physicality, chemistry, etc.

Week 1 Tryout Schedule is Busy- Get ready


o August 1st Thursday start day- 2 a-day schedule is attached

o Varsity & JV returners will have 3 sessions together

o August 2nd- Team Selections: returners at 10am, Freshman at 1:30pm

o Saturday Practice- 2 a day practice with all teams 9-12pm & 3-5pm

o Parent Mixer Saturday Evening- August 3rd

o Mandatory Parent Meeting Sunday Evening- August 4th Freshman & JV 1:00-2:30 Varsity 2:45-3:45 pm

o Media Varsity Only Pictures Sunday

o Monday- Scrimmage at LT 9-3:30pm arrive at 7:45am at LTHS

Summer Expectations (9 weeks) (68 days)

o Come in ready to go- that could make a huge difference

o Stay out of trouble- stay busy- avoid boys- remember your athlete handbook code of conduct

o UIL new rule- They are giving us access to our girls for 2 hours a week over the summer. We are only allowed 1 hour a day to train our girls. We will be mixing this in with open gym.

o Summer challenge packet- turn in folder- see examples

o Nutrition is a priority this summer. Please make sure the last 3 weeks of summer girls eat and hydrate to prepare for the upcoming season.

o CAVS Course June 10-July 18th register on Community Programs

o Open Gym Opportunity NO Finalized yet but I will email you these dates

o Beach training (optional) - Project Serve Bobby Jones and his staff-

o Freshman Camp (Incoming Freshman)- July 22nd thru 24th at LTMS (1-4pm) register at community programs

o Team Camp (returners only)- Tonya Johnson coaches July 29th, 30 & 31 (9:00am-12pm, 2pm-5pm) Cost $150.00 You will register on July 30 starting at 8:15 am please bring cash if possible

o Great Lakes Camp (Sports Performance) https://greatlakescenter.com/camps/

o Hill Country Indoor- AIM program

o College Elite Camps- if you are interested in visiting a campus or meeting specific college coaches.

o Club Camps- Look into skill camps that will prepare you for next year.

o Private Coach- Talk to me if you’re interested

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2019 Season

o Game Schedule – not finalized- we will post asap Aug thru November is crazy fun- not like MS

o We practice on Holidays

o We ask our girls to coach LTYA teams

o ACL weekend October 4-6 & October 11-13 (We play Hays on Tuesday 10-8 & Friday, Westlake October 11th & Bowie the 10-15) Do not recommend you spend all weekend at ACL

Summer Ideas

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Scott Frost- Muscle Muscle Activation Therapy is a treatment somewhat similar to a chiropractor but different. It has to do with maximizing how much muscle energy you access with each movement. I think the volleyball girls would benefit from seeing him to maximize their agility, explosiveness, strength, and to prevent injury.

Summer Challenges 2019