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2021 CLUB SEASON UPDATES

With so much uncertainty, planning for the upcoming season has been challenging. As an organization we will continue to balance prioritizing our community responsibility to safety with the long-term development of our athletes. To that end, we will be following our governing body and local and state guidelines for returning to play:

Program Plan

2021 Offers and Team Information

Registration is now open for 2021 Team Training Camps. Empire will be extending offers to last year's players when an equivalent team is available.

Spots not claimed will then be offered to people on a select basis. Open positions will be available to both new and returning athletes.

Athletes new to Empire should complete the 2021 Interest Form to put you in consideration for spots on our 2021 teams. Please complete the form and look for a response from an Empire administrator.

The anticipated 2021 league schedule can be accessed here.

Register for Session II

Session II of Team Training Camp begins on November 16th. Athletes interested in being assigned to a training cohort should contact Head Coach bear Grassl at 707-481-8584. *Athletes will be assigned a cohort for the duration of the program.

Location: Training Camps will be held at the Epicenter, 3215 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, 95403.

Duration: November 16th- January 1st (No sessions on Thanksgiving Day and December 21-17, 31)

Cost: $375 (Session II cost increase covers the facility fees).

*Athletes who did not pay their Team Deposit ($250) for league fees during Session I can do so using this link.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to send us an email at bear.grassl@sonoma.edu

If you opted for credit instead of a refund for last season and would like to redeem credit for this registration, please email administrator@empirevolleyball.com for a code.

Position Training

Limited spots are available for Setter, Passers, and Hitters Camps for groups of 6 on a first come, first serve basis. Session II runs November 16th- January 1st.

Hitters: All ages welcome, Head Coach Bear Grassl will be conducting each session focusing on developing the small group of 6 athletes with their hitting techniques, ball control, attacking and transition movement and more. 

Setters: Head Coach Bear Grassl will be conducting each session focusing on developing the small group of 6 athletes with their setting technique: footwork, handwork, and overall  strategy.

Liberos/Passers: Coach Grassl will conduct each small group focusing on passing, platforms, and the role of the Libero.

Hitters: T, Th 5:00-5:30          All Ages

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Libero/Passing: T, Th 5:30-6:00          All Ages

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Setters: T, Th 6:00-6:30          8th-12th Grade

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