Hot Shots Juniors Tryout Info 2020/2021
It's that time if the year again. Time for our Hot Shots Juniors tryouts! We are excited to get back in the
gym after a long break.
You can now follow us on Instagram @hotshotsjuniors.
Our Club Director and Coach, Rich Newton brings a vast knowledge base and experience to our Hot
Shots Juniors coaching staff. Rich brings 20 years of coaching experience to the program. He has
coached both boys and girls at the high school and club level. Rich has also participated in the USA High
Performance programs throughout his coaching career.
2020-2021 Tryouts will be held at Hot Shots Indoor Volleyball Center
Hot Shots Indoor Volleyball Center
1046 University Ave
Rochester, NY 14607
All players must be members of WEVA before they take part in any tryout. To register for WEVA prior to
tryouts, go to www.wevavolleyball.org, go to "GENERAL" and click on "REGISTRATION."
Once again, all junior player's online WEVA registrations will be required to pay online with a credit card
for this upcoming season. Please print your registration card from the website after you complete the
registration and bring it to tryouts. Registration and Check-In begins 1 hour before the 1st tryout.
There is a $25.00 tryout fee per player. Please bring tryout payment to the first tryout.
Tryout Dates: see attached age sheet
Sunday, October 18th
10-12 for 13’s, 14s, and 15s
12:30-2:30 for 16s-18s
Sunday, October 25th (Team Selections)
10-12 for 14s and 15s
12:30-2:30 for 16s-18s
Tryout registration starts 1 hour prior to tryouts. Players will need to fill out some paperwork prior to
their tryout. Please bring a copy of your WEVA registration, a signed COVID waiver (we will have extras
available at the door) and the $25 tryout payment to the first tryout. All checks should be made out to
We are looking to offer teams in the age level of 13s - 18s. Teams will be formed according to the ages
of all players that participate at tryouts.
Hot Shots Juniors
What is Hot Shots Juniors?
Hot Shots Juniors (HSJ) is a local volleyball club that will normally compete as a member of Western
Empire (WEVA) Region of USA Volleyball. The teams will play a regional tournament schedule, with an
option to travel to one or two out of town tournaments.
This year we will be a practice club only until NYS guidelines allow tournaments to occur and it is safe to
Why is HSJ needed in this area?
HSJ was started, in conjunction with Paradigm Volleyball, to create a local travel club for players who do
not want the extensive travel schedule, play other sports or want an affordable alternative.
What age groups will HSJ be offering this season?
HSJ will be looking to offer teams at the 13's,14s, 15s, 16s, 17s and 18s age levels based on interest level.
What is the time commitment for HSJ?
HSJ will run from November through the end of February. Teams will practice for 1.5-2 hours on Sunday
mornings and Wednesday evenings at Hot Shots Indoor Volleyball Center.
How many tournaments will HSJ participate in?
HSJ is a practice club only until NYS guidelines allow us to compete. We try to offer at least 5 local
tournaments and 1-2 travel options.
Hot Shots Juniors Financials
Individual Player Dues: $200 per month. Approximately $50 per tournament if permitted by NYS this
year, plus a uniform/gear charge
This will cover:
• Facility costs
• Coaches fees
• Administrative and miscellaneous costs
• New Equipment
Player Dues Payment plan
Week of 11/15 - $200 due
Week of 12/15 - $200 due
Week of 1/15 - $200 due
Week of 2/15 - $200 due
All Checks should be made out to Hot Shots
Hot Shots Juniors Philosophy
Hot Shots Juniors, in conjunction with Paradigm Volleyball, has been established to offer a local
alternative to more extensive travel clubs in our area. We strive to construct a positive learning
environment for athletes, while also providing a high level of on court volleyball training.
The training these young athletes will receive is designed not only to augment their skill sets, but also to
promote the confidence of young women in themselves, their ability, and their teammates.
As our athletes strive for constant growth, so will our coaches. We will conspire for a collaborative
coaching environment where all coaches will work together to establish similar coaching philosophies
and techniques, while also maintaining an identity for their individual teams.
Communication between players, coaches and parents will be held in the highest regard. As in all youth
sports, we ask that all members of HSJ work together for the common goal of allowing the players to
play, the coaches to coach and the parents to parent.
As HSJ begins our 6th season, we take pride in our ability to increase the volleyball skills, physical
capabilities and the mental attributes of the young women of HSJ. We look forward to creating
successful athletes, students and members of our communities.