Thank you for your interest in Kraken Volleyball Club. We are looking forward to an awesome 6th year of Kraken VC and getting to know our athletes and families. Please follow the below steps to properly prepare for our upcoming tryouts!
2018-19 Season Details
Kraken VC will fill 2 Girls teams in each age group U12s to U18s, and 3rd teams will be filled in the 14s, 15s & 16s age groups. We will also offer a U11 Girls introductory team and U14 & U16 Boys teams. All teams train at The Lair Courts, a 6 court volleyball / basketball competition and training center owned and operated by Kraken VC. The Lair is just 3 blocks North of IKEA with easy access to I-5, I-405 & 167 freeways.
We are finalizing the coach assignments, & tuition information which will be posted prior to your athlete's tryout
Registration for 2018-19 Club Team Makeup Tryouts
We have some open spots in the below age groups. We are holding makeup tryouts during our regular team practices.
12s - 3 spots
14/15s - 3 spots, National & Regional Teams
16/17/18s - 2 spots - 17 & 18 Reef - Middle & Outside Hitter, 16s are welcome
Tryouts Dates & Times
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 - Available October 1
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 your computer, recored member # and print a copy.
Step 3: Verify correct doc by clicking on the sample document above and look for Green Arrows.
Step 4: Bring printed copy of the USA Volleyball membership confirmation to the tryout.
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: Print both completed forms
Step 3: Bring the completed forms to the tryout.
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 90 minutes of registering for the tryout. If payment is not completed online within 90 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. You must bring completed and signed copies of the required documents and waivers with you to the tyrout.
Show up to Tryout Location up to 30 minutes before the stated start time suited up and ready to play.
3405 Lind Ave SW
Renton, WA 98057
Parking and Gym Entrances:
Must park legally in a lined parking stall. Overflow parking is the lot immediately south of The Lair across railroad tracks
Tryout, Selection, Offer & Signing Process
Applicant athletes will run 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.
Kraken VC Will:
- Extend offers in writing using the PSRVB Letter of Commitment.
- Kraken VC will give the athlete the choice to take up to 72 hours to accept or decline the offer
- Kraken VC will not rescind an offer before 72 hours
- Accept on offer immediately and sign the PSRVB Letter of Commitment & remit the signing and uniform payments upon acceptance
- Decline an offer immediately
- Exercise their right to a 72 hour decision period
- Not complete more than one PSRVB Letter of Commitment
Incumbent Signing Policy:
- Incumbents now follow the same signing process as non-incumbents.
- Kraken VC wants athletes to play with clubs and on teams that are the best fit for them.
- We hope that our incumbent athletes will attend tryouts with the goal of receiving a Kraken offer.
- Kraken VC does not take incumbent offers lightly, incumbent athletes are given special consideration during the tryout process.