• VOLLEYBALL 
    TEAM SPORTS    
                                
    1515 S. 7th Street,  Ann Arbor MI 48103 

    (734) 994-2300 x 53254 
     email: brinsone@a2schools.org

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    2024 Sand Volleyball
         
    Sand Volleyball
     

     

     
     
    Individual players looking for a team, fill out this survey HERE.
     
    LEAGUES OFFERED (return to top)
     
    League   Day
    Corec Recreation (C) Quads (pick your best night) Either Sundays or Wednesdays

    Corec Intermediate (B) Quads (pick your best night)

    Either Sundays, Mondays, or Wednesdays
    *Open Power (A) Quads (any gender, Corec net height) Wednesdays
    Corec A / Power Doubles Mondays
    Corec B / Intermediate Doubles Mondays
    Women's Power (A) Quads Tuesdays
    Women's Intermediate (B) Quads Tuesdays
    Women's A Doubles, Women's B Doubles Thursdays
    Men's A Doubles, Men's B Doubles Tuesdays
    Men's Intermediate (B) Quads Thursdays
     
    *Open power quads is for Advanced quad teams with any gender configuration: 4 guys is fine. 2 guys & 2 gals is fine. 4 gals is fine. All games are played on the
    Corec / Men's net height.
     
    LEAGUES & FEES (return to top)

     LEAGUE    FEES:  REGISTRATION (SPONSOR) AND TEAM      
      League Entry /  Sponsor Fee*    Team Fee   Non-Resident Fee**
               (due upon registration)  (due by 5/16/24)    
    All Quad leagues $85 $125 $3.00
    All Doubles Leagues
    $40 $65 $3.00

    *The league entry / sponsor fee is not a deposit. It is the initial fee paid by all teams at registration to reserve their spot in the league. All teams pay both the sponsor / registration fee plus the team fee, regardless of whether the team is sponsored or not.
     
    **The non-resident fee applies to all players and substitutes who reside outside the boundaries of the Ann Arbor Public School District.
      
    FEE DEADLINES (return to top)
     
    RETURNING TEAMS WILL RECEIVE AN EARLY ACCESS CODE TO REGISTER ON APRIL 15TH, 2024. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON APRIL 16TH, 2024.
     
    Sponsor fees are due during team registration, April 15-26, 2024.
     
    The final deadline for registered captains to turn in team roster, team fees, and non-resident fees is Thursday May 16, 2024. Anything submitted after this date will be charged a $2 per player late fee. Click HERE for a team roster. 

     Rec & Ed accepts credit cards (Visa, American Express, and Mastercard only), money orders, certified, corporate checks, or a single check made out to AAPS from the team sponsor, captain, or a designated team member for sponsor and team fees.  Corporate credit cards are accepted only with prior approval from the Finance Department.  No personal checks will be accepted for partial payments, late or non-resident fees.  All checks are payable to Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS). Special arrangements will need to be made in order to drop off a check since the office is not open to the public.
     
     
     SEASON LENGTH & START DATE (return to top)
     All teams play 7 matches. 
    • The season is scheduled to start on TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2024.

      *$2.00 fee per player will be assessed after May 16, 2024 for any player transfers or adds.

    GAME LOCATIONS AND TIMES (return to top)
     
    All games are played on the sand courts at Slauson Middle School and Wines Elementary School.  Start times for all weekday games will be 6:10, 7:10 and 8:10. Note: 5:10 matches could be scheduled for Sunday leagues if the league is large.
     
    The season is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.  Match time limit is 55 minutes in all leagues. Each team is given 5 minutes ON COURT warm up prior to the start of their match, with the surrounding grassy areas used for off-court warm-up. Time constraints and darkness may warrant the cancellation of on-court warm-up by the site supervisor. Grassy areas are always available for teams to warm up. 
     
     
    FREE AGENTS/SUB POOL (return to top)
     
    Players who do not have their own team should FILL OUT THIS SURVEY If you have any questions, contact Eliana Brinson, volleyball Supervisor at brinsone@a2schools.org
     
     
    Players who would like to be substitutes in the sand volleyball league may sign up to be in the "Sub Pool". Sub Pool player contracts CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE  and also on the Forms page. Substitutes must designate themselves as either "A" or "B/C" level players and may sub at their designated level in leagues where they are not already on a team's roster.  If you have questions about the Sub Pool, contact Eliana Brinson at brinsone@a2schools.org.
    Sub Pool Fee: $10 per player
     
    LEAGUE STRUCTURE & CLASSIFICATIONS (return to top)
    • All matches consist of three 21-point rally-scored games with a cap of 23.
    • All matches are self-officiated.
    • Team classifications for returning sand volleyball teams are available from the volleyball supervisor: 734-994-2300 x 53254 or brinsone@a2schools.org. Teams wishing to register for a league other than that which they are classified must fill out an appeal form, which is found on the "forms" page of the volleyball website. League classification appeals must be completed and submitted to the Volleyball Supervisor at the Rec & Ed Office by 5:00 pm the Friday before team registration begins.

    Classification Comparisons
    Sand Volleyball
    Classification
    Indoor Volleyball Classification  Indoor Volleyball Classification Indoor Volleyball Classification 
      MEN'S INDOOR WOMEN'S INDOOR CO-REC INDOOR
    A - Power / Advanced Open & AA leagues Open, Major, some AA Open & AA leagues
    B - Intermediate A and B leagues AA, and A leagues A & B leagues
    C - Recreation Level / 
    Minimal Sand experience
    B league B League C and Instructional
     
    STANDINGS AND STATISTICS (return to top)
    • Standings are updated daily onto a google doc that all captains and players have access to at all times. 
    • They are also available on the website HERE. 
    • To verify standings, call the statistician at the Rec & Ed office at 994-2300 ext.53218.
     
    PLAYER ELIGIBILITY (return to top)

    • Players may participate on only one team in each program. For example, a woman may play on one Women's Doubles team and one Women's Quads team, but not on two Women's doubles teams.  
    • Men may not play in the women's program, but women may play in the men's program.  
    • Players in the adult league must be at least 16 years old, unless specific permission is requested by the parent and an exception is granted by the Team Sports Manager.  
    ROSTER LIMIT

    • Quads: A minimum of 4 players and a  maximum of 12 players
    • Doubles: A minimum of 2 players and a maximum of 8 players. 
    UNIFORMS
    • Uniforms are not required for participation in the Rec & Ed league.
    AWARDS
    • Individual awards will be given to the champion of each division, league, and playoff.  
    • Single division leagues with 9 or more teams receive runner-up individual awards.
    SAND VOLLEYBALL STAFF (return to top)
                              
    Eliana Brinson
    Adult Team Sport Supervisor  
    (734) 994-2300 x 53254
    brinsone@aaps.12.mi.us 
    Seth Dodson          
    Team Sports Manager    
    (734) 994-2300 x 53225
    dodsons@aaps.12.mi.us      
    Shadaira McCarty
    Supervisor for Equipment /League Statistician
    (734) 994-2300 x 53218
    ateamsports@aaps.k12.mi.us  
    Rick Mull
    Supervisor for Officials  
    (734) 994-2300 x 53209
    mullr@aaps.k12.mi.us