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VOLLEYBALL - Fall 2020

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League Schedules:

 

Team Rosters:

 

League Rules

 

Program Philosophy

The mission of all Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sport programs is to promote a fun, yet challenging environment in which participants are introduced to and taught the basics of a given sport.  The program is strictly recreational in nature and emphasizes equal opportunity for involvement and participation.

Registration Period

Now through July 6th.  Any registrations received after July 6th will incur a $10 late fee and will only be accepted 'as needed'.  As a result of the current environment, we will only accept registrations via the mail or in-person (once the Civic Center re-opens).  An online registration option will not be made available.  Payment must be made by check only.  Once received, all registrations will be processed, however payments will be temporarily held and then deposited when the season has started.

Registration Form and Fees

Click here for the registration form and fee schedule.

Program Format

2nd Grade, 3rd & 4th Grade, and 5th & 6th Grade leagues will be offered.  All league matches will be played on Saturdays and Monday evenings if needed.  League play will begin in early/mid-March.  All teams will play a round robin schedule and are guaranteed a minimum of six matches.  All matches are played 6 vs. 6.  All children receive equal playing time.  Doubleheaders will likely be scheduled to reduce travel time and help avoid schedule conflicts.  If you are a coach and a specific date needs to be avoided please note this on your child's registration form.

OUT-OF-TOWN TEAMS OR CLUB ORGANIZATIONS - ROSTERS:  All kids in each community and school are able to play on your team.  If a child is interested and not asked, WP&R reserves the right to place them on your roster if not enough children remain to create another team from the community/school.

OUT-OF-TOWN TEAMS OR CLUB ORGANIZATIONS - DISCOUNT:  Any organization that can agree to the above and also agree to follow the uniform policy below is eligible to receive a $10 discount per player.  All players on your team must be paid with ONE check!  Coaches are to gather all registrations, staple together, and mail/drop off forms in an envelope with full payment to Wahoo Parks and Rec Attn: Bob Schmidt, 310 North Linden Wahoo NE 68066.

Equipment

All players must wear tennis shoes with non-marking soles.  Volleyballs are provided.  Kneepads are recommended.

Uniforms

Youth participating in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports are required to wear WP&R approved uniform t-shirts (primarily the blue & red WP&R shirts).  Community teams and organizations will need to wear a shirt approved via Bob Schmidt.

Rosters

Wahoo team rosters are formed via school (if possible) with the intent of forming even teams.  Parents may request their child be placed on a team with one other child for legitimate carpooling purposes.  Some car pooling requests may not occur.  This information needs to be indicated on the registration form (no exceptions).  Once teams are formed, coaches are responsible for contacting players on their rosters to set up practices and distribute information.  Community teams and organizations need to form even teams as well.  All rosters are subject to league director approval.

Coaches

Wahoo Parks and Recreation utilizes volunteer coaches for all youth sport programs.  All head coaches are required to attend the coaches meeting or meet with the league director.  Instruction on general coaching philosophy and principles as well as sport specific information will be discussed.

Schedules

An announcement regarding schedules will be posted by August 14th on this web page.

Refunds

Refunds will only be issued if a child is unable to play due to injury.  Any requests for refunds should be directed to Bob Schmidt.

Miscellaneous

Participants and their parents/guardians should be aware that there is a risk of injury during participation in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports due to the inherent nature of the activities.  Individuals participate in Parks and Recreation youth sports programs at their own risk.

Concussion Policy

In compliance with the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act (LB 260), the Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department has adopted a policy regarding concussions, head injury, and concussed athletes.  Coaches and parents should familiarize themselves with the policy.  Click here to view and download the policy.

Coaches, players, and parents should also visit the DHHS concussion page to view information regarding concussions including approved training, videos, fact sheets, and other resources.  Visit here for more information.

Questions

Contact Bob Schmidt at (402) 443-4174 or email here.