Volleyball Frequently Asked Questions

Volleyball FAQ

Q: When is volleyball season?

A: Girls volleyball season begins in July with practice and tryouts. Games begin mid-August and games are played through mid-October.

Boys volleyball season begins in late January with practice and tryouts. Games are played in March and April with the season ending with a tournament the first Saturday in May.

Q: What ages can play volleyball?


For girls, we offer teams for 4th – 12th grade with the following breakdown:

Elementary 4th – 6th grade

Junior High 7th – 8th grade

High school (JV and varsity) 9th – 12th grade

For boys, we offer JV and Varsity at the high school level, 9th – 12th grades.

Q: When and where is practice?

A: Our main practice facility for all volleyball teams is New Hope Church in Greenwood. When schedules are tight, we will occasionally practice at other facilities. Those facilities include:

The Gathering Place, Greenwood

Mt. Pleasant Community Life Center (CLC), Greenwood

The Academy Volleyball Club, Indianapolis

Lawrence National Guard Armory, Indianapolis

Q: What is the game and practice schedule?

A: We offer a full schedule of games and practices for players to experience volleyball at its best. We do not schedule on Wednesday evenings or Sundays.

For the girl’s teams:

Elementary – practice and games 3 nights a week

Junior High – practice and games 3 nights a week, occasionally 4 nights a week

High School – practice and games 4 nights a week

For the boy’s team:

High School – practice and games 3 nights a week

Q: Do the volleyball teams compete in any tournaments?

A: There are many tournament offerings throughout the season. Below is a list of tentative tournaments we plan to participate with the teams who attend.


Anderson Season Kick Off: JH, JV, V

IHSSA Invite: V

Indianapolis Invitational: EL, JH, JV, V


State: EL, JH, JV, V


MidWest Classic: JH, JV, V

NACA Regional Event: V

NACA Nationals: V

NHSVBT: Open to team discussion

Boys will compete in the Boys Indianapolis Invitational held the first Saturday in May

Q: When and where are games played?

A: For girls, games begin in mid-August and run through mid-October. We host games at The Lawrence National Guard Armory near Ft. Ben State Park. On occasion, we will host a game at New Hope Church in Greenwood. Away games take us to locations throughout central Indiana.

Boys will host games at New Hope Church in Greenwood and will travel to away throughout central Indiana.

Q: How much does it cost to participate?

A: One of our goals is to keep registration fees as low as possible for our families. The prices listed are from the 2020 season and are subject to change.


Elementary $129

Junior High $179

Junior Varsity $199

Varsity $219


High School $199

Q: Where can I find the schedule?

A: We offer a team app which has everything you will need to know for volleyball. There is a schedule tab on this app for you to follow practice, games, and tournament schedules. You can also find the schedule on the Indy Genesis website.

Q: Is there a team uniform?

A: Yes! There is a uniform available for each player by team level. Currently, there is a small rental fee for jerseys. It is our goal to inventory enough jerseys to provide uniforms for all players by the 2023 season. Uniform shorts are a purchased item by each player on JH, JV, and Varsity. Elementary players provide a black sport short with at least a 3” inseam.

Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions for volleyball. For other related questions, please submit them via the volleyball contact page. 

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