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2017 Club Team Tryouts

Thank you for your interest in Kraken Volleyball Club. We are looking forward to an awesome 4th year of Kraken VC and getting to know our athletes and families. Please follow the below steps to properly prepare for our upcoming tryouts! We are fielding teams in Seattle (Kraken City) and the Federal Way, Kent area (Kraken Central). 

The main tryout season has concluded, and Kraken VC still has a few athlete openings. 

13 Surf (Federal Way based team) - 2 athlete openings, any position. 

All prospect athletes will need to complete a makeup tryout registration at the link below: 

Section 1 - Age Group Eligibility

Determine your athlete's age division eligibility by visiting the Age Group Eligibility page. Athletes are eligible to tryout / join older age group teams, but can not participate with a younger age group than their eligibility.

Section 2 - USA Volleyball Tryout Membership & Member Card

(Complete USA Volleyball Junior Tryout Membership (Must complete before moving to Section 3)


Registration Link: Registration Tab of the Puget Sound Region Website here

Registration Instructions: PSR Illustrated Junior Tryout Registration Instructions

Step 1: Complete a USA Volleyball Junior Tryout Membership registration for your athlete. 

Step 2: Save copy of Membership Confirmation to desktop once you have completed Step 1. 
(Save as a .pdf or .jpg only with naming format: LastName, FirstName-Member.pdf or .jpg)
Step 3: Verify correct doc by clicking on the sample document above and look for Green Arrows.
Step 4: Move to Section 3 below. 

Section 3 - Required Tryout Forms

Step 1: Click, complete & sign (parent & athlete) the USA Volleyball Medical Release and Concussion/Cardiac Arrest Forms.
Step 2: Scan or take clear photos of the USAV Medical Release and Concussion/Cardiac Arrest Forms. 
Step 3: Save forms in the following naming format: 
1. LastName, First-MedicalRelease.pdf or .jpg
2. LastName, First-Concussion.pdf or .jpg
Step 4: Move to Section 4 below. 


Section 4 - Kraken VC Tryout Registration

Click the Register now button below to begin the online registration.  A registration must be completed for for each tryout date / age group that your athlete plans to attend, including make up dates when they are published and open for registration. Once you have paid for a tryout, there is no need to pay for additional tryout age groups or make-up dates. If you receive a waitlist notification for an additional age group or make-up tryout date, please disregard as it is a system automated notification. Please have your athlete suited up and present at the tryout time stated. 

Kraken VC Tryout Fee: $30 for each age group attending 

(The Tryout Fee payment must be completed on our website within 60 minutes of registering for the tryout. If payment is not completed online within 60 minutes, the system automatically puts your athlete on the Wait-List pending payment.) 

Section 5 - Tryout Preparation 

Verify that you have completed all steps in Sections 1 thru 4 above. If you did not upload the required documents, you must bring completed and signed copies with you to tryout. If you uploaded all required docs, there is NO need to bring copies with you. 

Show up to Tryout Location up to 30 minutes before the stated start time suited up and ready to play. 

Tryout Locations: 

Rainier Community Center - City Teams (Seattle Based)
4600 38th Ave S
Seattle, WA
Decatur High School - Initial Tryouts
310 N McDonough St
Federal Way, WA
Federal Way Boys and Girls Club - Makeup Tryouts (Nov 11)
30815 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA

Parking and Gym Entrances:

Please park legally in the Community Center and High School parking lots or on the street.

Tryout, Selection, Offer & Signing Process

  • Applicant athletes will be put through a series of drills to evaluate their volleyball skills.
  • Selections/invitations to join Kraken VC will be extended based on athlete’s current skills assessment, potential for improvement, as well positional fit based on the pool of athletes.
  • Verbal invitations may be extended by Kraken VC any time during the PSR tryout period.
  • Athletes may verbally accept a Kraken VC invitation during the PSR tryout period.
  • Athletes must sign/return the Kraken VC Player Contract with the Tuition Deposit by the Puget Sound Region signing date.

Incumbent Signing Policy:

  • Returning Kraken VC athletes from the 2015-2016 season, must accept and complete contract upon receiving an offer. If contract is not completed, the athlete's spot will remain open and may be filled with another athlete.