COVID-19 NOTICE

We care for everyone's safety and having our young athletes and their families in mind, due to COVID-19 we are NOT offering Summer Leagues at this time. 

However, we are offering multitude of clinics! Dedicated to skill development, age based and fully dynamic adventure your child is longing for!

We offer following clinics:

High School Try Out Prep Clinicshttps://thunderboltvolleyball.com/product/volleyball-clinics-prep-for-high-school-try-outs/

Clinics for 13-15 age Boys and Girlshttps://thunderboltvolleyball.com/product/volleyball-clinics-13-15-age-group-boys-and-girls/

Clinics for 9-12 age Boys and Girls: https://thunderboltvolleyball.com/product/clinics/

 

NOTE: Term "Session" only refers to a time frame or day (i.e. June or July, Monday or Tuesday). You have a choice of any clinic in any session.

 

We will adhere to disinfecting regulations: balls will be cleaned out before the clinic and each player must wash their hands in front of the coach using the hand sanitizer.  After the clinic, players will also clean their hands prior to leaving the gym.  

Also, players are NOT allowed to bring their own balls, nor share their water bottles.

Coaching Approach

Our approach

We believe that every player deserves a chance to meet their dreams! We believe that solid training fueled by passion can give the player a chance to be admitted to High School Team, without an expense and commitment of a top Select Club.

We want your child to succeed and we offer the program that challenges each player to do his or her best! We expect all players join Thunderbolts to learn, advance and achieve! We pride ourselves in solid foundation training of core skills of passing and serving, progressing to more advanced techniques of setting, hitting and playing dedicated positions.

Our program is tailored to players level to ensure steady growth of skills and confidence.

 

Fun Fact: we do not have try outs for our teams. We host evaluation night, where we observe the players and place them on the teams that will benefit them most from the learning and growth perspective.

Fun Fact: We are not an expensive club that travels for tournaments. We are rec league that strives to provide more competitive level of experience at affordable cost.

Thunderbolt 13-15 Advanced Division

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9-12 AGE GROUP GIRLS

Designed for young girls with none or some experience in playing volleyball. We take pride in teaching not only rules of the game, but also teamwork, core techniques and serving. Depending on team's level, we might introduce players to 4:2 rotation and playing specific positions.

Practices: 1.5 hour weekly practices are dynamic and target players’ development. Offered either on Monday or Tuesday evenings.

Games: offered on Wednesday evenings each week against other Rec Teams at Renaud Center, O’Fallon, MO.

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13-15 AGE GROUP GIRLS - BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Prior to each season we host Evaluation Night for all registrants.

Based on evaluation players are placed on the teams that will fit the player best.

Beginners: Girls have none or little volleyball experience.

  • Foundation skills of passing, serving and hitting
  • Intro to playing dedicated positions

Intermediate: Girls have 1-2 years of volleyball experience. Decent ball handling expected.

  • Solid foundation skills of passing, serving, hitting and digging
  • Playing dedicated positions in rotation 4:2 and 5:1

Advanced: over 2 years of solid volleyball experience, desire to learn more advanced play strategies and techniques. Solid ball handling a must.

  • Focus on strategic play, 5:1 or 6:2 rotation
  • Solid setter development
  • Solid hitting skills from Outside, Middle and Right Hitter positions.
  • Dynamic play, challenging entire team.

Practices: Two hour weekly practices offered either on Monday or Tuesday evenings. Exact time and practice location will be shared based on the team the player is assigned to.

Games: offered on Thursday evenings against other Rec Teams at Renaud Center, O’Fallon, MO

NOTE: Advanced teams might be asked to play against Boys 13-15 division to increase growth opportunity. Those games are planned to take place on Friday evenings.

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9-12 BOYS (COED)

In Winter Session we had a very successful COED teams of boys and girls in 9-12 age group.

We continue this offering in Spring Session (March-May 2020) as well!

We teach not only foundation, but do our best to maximize the potential of each boy: solid passing, overhand serve, team work and supporting each other on the court, as well as setting and hitting. We introduce 4:2 rotation.

Practices:  1.5 hour weekly practices offered on Tuesday evenings.

Games: offered on Wednesday evenings at Renaud Center, O'Fallon, MO

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13-15 BOYS ONLY

In Spring Session (March 9th-May 1st), we plan to open up 13-15 Boys only age group. 

Boys will be able to play against advanced 13-15 girls Teams, as well as other boys teams.

We teach not only foundation, but do our best to maximize the potential of each boy: solid passing, quick movements, powerful hits and naturally great serve:

  • Solid overhand serve and progress to jump serve
  • Solid ball handling, setting and hitting from each position
  • Blocks and Digs
  • 5:1 Rotation Play

Practices: 2 hour practices offered either on Tuesday evenings.

Games: Friday evenings at Child of God School, St. Peters

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