Forward Athletics Club

“I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 3:14

Forward Volleyball

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How to Join

All players wishing to join the program must first complete the Tryouts form below. Once completed, further registration details will be emailed to each player.

Available Teams

  • 15 Red National

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $550

  • 15 White Regional

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $445

  • 15 Purple Local

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $325

  • 14 Red National

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $500

  • 14 White Regional

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $400

  • 14 Purple Local

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $315

  • 13 Red National

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $450

  • 13 White Regional

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $380

  • 13 Purple Local

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $255

  • 12 Red National

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $425

  • 12 White Regional

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $360

  • 12 Purple Local

    $600 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $235

  • 11 Purple Local

    $300 Deposit + 9 Monthly Payments of $235

Tryouts

The tryout process for Forward Athletics Volleyball is open to any participants in June every year. There will be group tryouts on predetermined dates at our practice facility. Each tryout consists of general testing, positional exercises, and a conversation with the coaches. Players are selected not simply by ability but through an evaluation of need, fit, and organizational alignment with the family. To register for a tryout, please fill out the form below, and a team member will contact you via email.

Forward Volleyball Tryouts
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Practice Facilities

Champion Forest Baptist Church

Playground Houston

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available from all our coaches, depending on availability. Lessons range from $50/hr. To $100/hr. Depending on the age and skill to be trained. Lessons currently take place in the Memorial/Spring Branch area. Please fill out the form below; we will contact you as soon as possible.

Forward Volleyball Private Lessons
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Skills to be Trained

Club Volleyball Frequently Asked Questions

Club volleyball is a competitive opportunity for athletes of varying skill levels to develop and refine their abilities through intensive training and high-level competition. It is a selective sport that requires players to attend a scheduled tryout and be chosen for a team based on their skill, athletic level, and potential.

 

This level of competition and training helps athletes improve their game, leading to increased success on and off the court.

 

Overall, club volleyball provides a unique opportunity for athletes to pursue their passion for the sport and achieve their full potential.​​

At Forward Athletics Volleyball, we support multi-sport athletes and recognize the value of cross-training through different sports. However, we encourage parents to be mindful that participating in multiple sports can create scheduling conflicts and potential burnout for the athlete.

 

While many of our athletes play multiple sports, especially in the younger age groups, it is crucial to communicate any scheduling conflicts with your coach to avoid any issues with commitment. We recommend providing a two-day notice for all missed practices and a two-week notice for any missed tournaments.

 

At Forward Athletics Volleyball, we believe in developing well-rounded athletes who can excel in a variety of sports. We also prioritize our athletes' health and well-being, which is why we encourage open communication and transparency regarding scheduling conflicts.

conflicts.

At Forward Athletics Volleyball, we prioritize providing athletes with quality practice time and instruction from our qualified coaches rather than guaranteeing playing time in tournaments. Our priority is to create a positive and inclusive environment that supports the growth and development of our athletes both on and off the court.​



We believe that playing time is earned through hard work and dedication. Athletes who attend practice regularly and show improvement in their skills will have more opportunities to play. Our coaches are encouraged to give every player a chance to contribute to the team during pool play matches.  As teams advance beyond pool play, coaches will reward players who have excelled when given opportunities earlier in the day.

Teams for ages 12 and up will receive two jerseys, one pair of shorts, two practice shirts, one warm-up set, one pair of shoes, one set of knee pads, and a backpack.

 

Age 11 teams will receive two jerseys, one pair of shorts, and a backpack.

 

Other items, such as arm sleeves or water bottles, will be added when available.

At Forward Athletics Volleyball, we take great care in selecting coaches who possess the requisite attributes to help our athletes reach their full potential. Our coaches are chosen based on their playing experience, knowledge of the game, coaching proficiency, enthusiasm, temperament, and strong interpersonal skills. Additionally, our coaches participate in on-the-court training during practices, clinics, camps, and other training events to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques.

 

We believe in creating a positive, encouraging learning environment for players and parents, where everyone feels comfortable and motivated to achieve their goals. We emphasize coaching through encouragement rather than intimidation, ensuring that athletes receive constructive feedback that supports their development.

 

At Forward Athletics Volleyball, the safety and well-being of our athletes is our top priority. All our coaches have passed an extensive background screening, are members of the USAV Lone Star Region, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified, and are USAV certified officials.​