TROPICS VOLLEYBALL HERMOSA
Tropics Volleyball will be sponsoring a team house in Hermosa Beach, CA during the month of July. This is an effort to get our athletes around the best competition and the best possible training. We want to get the most scouting opportunities and provide the highest level of play not only in our area but in the nation. If you are 14 years or older and you think this is for you, register. The first 20 players to sign up are guaranteed access.
DATES: July, 1st - 31st, 2018
WHERE: Hermosa Beach, CA
COACHING: Ten hours of coached practices per week
Head Coach: JD Hamilton
Guest Coaches: Joey Keener, Brandon Migliore, Kevin Jones, Weston Hawkins, more to come....
MAJOR RECRUITING EVENTS
BVCA National Championships
AAU Juniors Olympic West Coast Championships
AAU National Championships
AVP First Hermosa Beach National Championships
Most events not yet updated for 2018
NOTABLE EVENTS AND SERIES
World Series of Beach Volleyball
CBVA Premier Tour
AAU Beach Volleyball Tournament Series
More to come...
**Event fees not included in trip cost.
If you don't qualify for a major event, we are committed to making sure you compete in a local event.
BVCA - Your club directors apply for bids. Bids are given to each club to dole out based on the strength of your program and national ranking.
AAU Junior Olympics West Coast Championships - Medal in a AAU JO Sanctioned Qualifier.
AAU Nationals - Register while they still have room, this events open to all.
AVP Hermosa - Qualification Process
Medal at a Zonal Championship or Gold Event hosted by the AVP or be one of the highest points ranked team by July 16. Points are earned by competing in AVP First Events in our region a cumulative of 5 to 6 events will count towards your total score. It is imperative that you play that many AVP in a given season.
Housing for 31 days/30 nights in a 3000 sq. ft home
Team meals, breakfast lunch and dinner at the team house
(Please budget for eating out a few days a week)
Ten hours of Coaching a week
College Visits and recreational activities each week.
PLAYER LOCATION: Our team will share locations through Google+ or similar services to track the location of every athlete. Player locations will me managed by our Team House Chaperones. Locations will also be available to parents as needed.
CHAPERONES: Dedicated parents will live in with the players at the team house, cooking meals, overseeing schedules are maintained and keeping track of athletes during scheduled check in times through out the day. (If you have an interest in sharing in those responsibilities, we may be interested in having you with us for a potion of, or the full time.)
HOUSING: Tropics Team House in Hermosa Beach, CA (Any boys registering will room in the mens coaches house)
AIRPORT: Players will fly into LAX. The Team House is conveniently located 17 min from LAX by car or 36 min by public transportation. An average Uber cost is $25.00. We will arrange travel in groups so an adult it present for arrival and departure.
WHAT TO BRING:
Queen Size Linens and a Pillow
Attire for college visits or business casual events
Sandals, Shoes and Sneakers
More to come, input welcome....
RESOURCES: Coming Soon
PLEASE NOTE: A certain amount of maturity is needed for this trip. Athletes have a lot of autonomy as Hermosa is a small town. They are expected to be at all practices and will have curfew. They will be required to stay together in groups and let the chaperones know their location at all times. They will not necessarily be supervised at all times. Chaperones and coaches will be able to verify player location through an app. House rules will have to be adhered to. There will be zero tolerance for alcohol or drugs of any kind. Failure to abide to house rules will result in athlete being sent home at a parent's expense.
CONTRACT & WAIVER: Prior to the commencement of the trip a player contract between the players, parents, coaches, chaperones, and sponsoring corporation and its employees will need to be signed. This contract will describe expectations for all parties involved and indemnify all involved.
Join us on our journey as the team, coaches a chaperones will share the day to day in video postings for family and friends back home through our Tropics Volleyball Facebook page.
In the end coast will depend on the number of athletes in attendance. In the event, we cannot get the appropriate numbers a full refund will be given up until May 2nd. However, once an individual player commits the full amount for the trip will be due.
- 20 Player Cost: $1400.00 per/player
- 16 Player Cost: $1700.00 per/player
- 12 Player Cost: $2000.00 per/player
(12 Player Minimum to support effort)
Payment 1 (Now) - $500
Payment 2 (2/1) - $400
Payment 3 (4/1) - $300
Payment 4 (6/1) - Remaining based on participation
A full refund on the house is possible up to May 2nd, 2018. Refunds will only be given if the trip is cancelled as a whole for one reason of another. Once a payment is made each player is liable to fundraise or pay the full amount due.
TEAM HOUSE FUNDRAISING:
Our team house will be booked once we have raised $6800.00, signing up is time sensitive.
FUNDRAISING EFFORTS: Coming Soon