- PROFESSIONAL WORKOUT
High-level drills designed to assess your abilityOur expert coaches will lead you through a pro-style workout to determine your physical and technical ability. During the workout, our scouts will evaluate you on serving, receiving, blocking, digging, setting and other skills. Prior to the event you will receive in-depth information, including what scouts look for when evaluating prospects, to help you better prepare for the tryout.
- VERBAL EVALUATION
Within 72 hours you will receive a verbal evaluation from a Player Development CoordinatorNobody evaluates players better than Volleyball Factory! You will receive a verbal evaluation over the phone from our staff within 72 hours of the tryout. This scouting report will let you know where you rate compared to players across the entire country, reveal your college potential and suggest areas for improvement.
- UNDER ARMOUR® NATIONAL TEAM & TRAINING SELECTION
Based on your performance at the tryout, you may be selected to compete on an Under Armour® Volleyball Factory National Tournament Team or National Training Program.Players who attend the National Tryout are eligible for selection to Under Armour Volleyball Factory National Tournament Teams & National Training programs. Our team of experts will make recommendations based on your tryout performance. These events combine world-class instruction with life-changing experiences to help you develop confidence and prepare for success at the college level.
- COLLEGE RECRUITING SEMINAR
Parents and players will learn the do's & dont's of the college recruiting processOur college recruiting staff will share dos and don'ts, the "10 College Recruiting Pitfalls" and detailed steps to help you play volleyball at the next level.
- VOLLEYBALL FACTORY PLAYER PAGE
Promote your achievements and abilities directlyThis unique digital platform is designed for you to promote your academic achievements and physical abilities directly to college coaches. Providing players with an unparalleled advantage in the college recruiting process, the player page features:
- Easy-to-read evaluation & your professionally edited video
- Mobile-friendly: viewable on the iPhone, iTouch, iPad, & Droid
- Social integration: share your Volleyball Factory Player Page through Facebook & Twitter while keeping your contact information protected
- Download capability
- WRITTEN EVALUATION
Unbiased highlights of your physical & technical strengthsOur scouts will elaborate on the verbal evaluation of your performance, detailing your physical & technical strengths. Your written evaluation will include an assessment of your vertical jump, block jump, approach jump and short shuttle. College coaches rely on our unbiased evaluations to develop their recruiting lists and ultimately build their roster.
Professionally filmed & skillfully editedVolleyball Factory began implementing the top-rated DataVolley system at every Under Armour National Tryout and College PREP session in April 2016 to provide our players with an edge in the recruiting process.
This video capture software is used by nearly every top collegiate program. Using DataVolley, our player videos record each player performing at their very best during live in-game action in a statistically relevant way. And each video is then edited and compiled by one of our coaches or scouts who understands the sport - not an outside videographer. If it matters to college coaches, DataVolley captures it. Only with College PREP from Volleyball Factory.
- 6-ON-6 FOOTAGE
Provide coaches with a comprehensive understanding of your skill setYour online video will open with raw 6-on-6 footage so coaches can evaluate your play in a game-like scenario. College coaches want to see not only the result of a skill, but also how well an athlete moves on the court.
- GAME FOOTAGE
Add personal video from game action to your Player PageEnhance your Volleyball Factory Player Page by submitting your own video footage from game play. Our staff will add this footage to your Player Page so it’s included when you share your profile with college coaches.
Network with college coaches via Factory RecruitsYour profile is added to our Factory Recruits online database, accessed daily by college coaches nationwide. The search feature allows coaches to view profiles & videos instantly, and recruit the right players for their program.
- COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL CONTACT LIST
Access to almost 1,200 college volleyball programsTake control of the college recruiting process and contact coaches directly. The built-in e-mail capability of your player page along with user-friendly templates makes for easy sharing with coaches.
- RECRUITING HOW TO'S
Expert guidance to help you navigate the complex college recruiting processLearn the dos and dont's, study the "10 College Recruiting Pitfalls," and find success in your college search.
- August 7 | San Diego, CA
Francis Parker School
- August 7 | Wixom, MI
- September 11 | Phoenix, AZ
- September 18 | Beaverton (Portland), OR
The Courts in Beaverton
- September 25 | Franklin, TN
- October 2 | Louisville, KY
Optimum Sports Complex
- October 9 | Tampa, FL
Tampa Elite Sports Center
- October 22 | Indianapolis, IN
- October 23 | Marlborough, MA
Fore Kicks Sports Complex
- November 12 | Salt Lake, UT
Salt Lake Community College
- December 3 | Plain City, OH
Elite Volleyball Training Center
- December 4 | Bellevue, NE
- December 10 | Edmond, OK
University Of Central Oklahoma
Cassy's achievements include:
- Former Assistant Coach at Cardinal Stritch University (Men's and Women's)
- Women's program compiled a 56-31 record and the men's program had a 41-25 record while serving as Assistant Coach at CSU.
Cassy Marx is the Director of Operations for Volleyball Factory and Founder/Club Director for Maryland Elite Volleyball Academy. Before coming to Factory Athletics, Cassy was the assistant coach at Cardinal Stritch University for the men and women’s program. While at Stritch the women’s team made school history making it to their first NAIA Tournament appearance in 2013 and again in 2014. The Men's program finished as Great Lakes Division Regular Season Champions in 2014 and MAMVIC East Regular Season Champions in 2013. Cassy is also the former coach at National-ranked Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club. Before stepping foot into collegiate coaching she played four years at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside primarily as a rightside hitter. Cassy brings unique ideas and has strong recruiting knowledge from being a former college coach that have been great for our club volleyball side along with putting her ideas into action at our National Tryouts and Player Developments for Volleyball Factory.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is the leading organization for providing coach and player education within women's volleyball. The AVCA has put their trust in Volleyball Factory by naming us as their Preferred Player ID Partner.
Volleyball Factory will review all players attending an Under Armour Volleyball Factory National Tryout or College PREP Program event and will be recommending top players to the AVCA for Under Armour All-American Match and Phenom Program consideration.