Resources

USA Volleyball

The United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport in the US and is recognized by the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

Volleyball Ref Training

The official training site for volleyball officials.  They have training modules for indoor, junior, and beach referees.  They offer critical rules and interpretations, and allow you to get certified as a referee or scorer.

National Federation of State High School Associations

Has helpful information on court diagrams, official signals, scoresheet instructions, and interpretations of the rules.

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

A site that will help you get recruited.  It has plenty of resources to help you learn how to speed up the recruiting process, evaluate your rules knowledge, and connect with recruiters.  This site helps put college coaches and student athletes who want to compete at the next level together.

AVCA

The American Volleyball Coaches Association helps advance the sport of volleyball through coaches.  They stress leadership, advocacy, and professional development.  They help coaches through all levels, including college, high school, club and beach.  This organization hosts coaching clinics to help educate, conducts polls, gives out awards, and more.

FIVB

The Federation of International de Volleyball has plenty of goals to increase the attention to the sport.  They want to move volleyball up to group 1 level in the Olympic rankings by 2020, they want to increase the sports presence on social media, they want to widen the TV audience for the sport, sign global sponsorship deals, secure financial stability for the volleyball family, help with humanitarian organizations, and grow the number of players.

Equipment Sources

Volleyball.com

This site has all of the gear that you need to play.  Balls, knee pads, braces, poles, nets, and training videos to help you improve your game.  They also have shoes and clothing options.  A great place to get all of your equipment needs met.

Dick’s

If you would prefer to shop a brick and mortar store, Dick’s is a great place.  They have shorts, shoes, shirts, balls, and training videos.  Their rewards program is pretty solid so if you find yourself going back time and again for more equipment you can get some pretty good deals on future purchases.

Volleyball USA This is more of a supply company for court construction.  This is where you can get nets, lines, padding, or you can get complete systems.  They are based out of Redmond, Washington nad have been a favorite of ours for over 20 years.