The Excell STORM PREMIER programs are designed to be highly competitive programs that compete for National Bids. The majority of the tournaments that the PREMIER teams will attend are college recruiting tournaments where athletes can be seen by Coaches from top College programs. The PREMIER teams will attend 7 multi-day tournaments (3 of these are 3 day tournaments), playing against other top National programs. The PREMIER teams practice 3 days a week. The PREMIER teams will aim to keep 10 players (per team) and have the expectations of going to Nationals as the end of season.
The 2018 - 2019 practice schedule is below.
**Practices begin Sunday, November 25th, 2018
**There will NOT be practice on the dates of: December 23rd- December 26th. December 30th - January 1st. January 6th, February 17th, and March 24th.
14-PREMIER // Sundays at Greenville High School from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Court 3), Tuesdays at Fisher Middle School from 6:45 - 8:45 PM and Wednesdays at The Imagine Center from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM **On 12/11 and 12/18 Fisher Middle School has schedule conflicts so the 14-PREMIER Team will practice from 5:45 - 7:45 PM at Bridgeway Christian Academy for those two Tuesdays. On 1/22/19, 14 PREMIER will practice at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 5:45 - 7:45 PM and on 2/26/19, 14 PREMIER will practice at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 5:45 -7:45 PM.
15-PREMIER // Sundays at Greenville High School from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Court 3), Tuesdays at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 7:45 - 9:45 PM and Wednesdays at The Imagine Center from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
16-PREMIER // Sundays at Greenville High School from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Court 3), Wednesdays at The Imagine Center from 7:30 - 9:30 PM and Thursdays at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 5:45 - 7:45 PM
17-PREMIER // Sundays at Greenville High School from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Court 1), Mondays at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 7:45 - 9:45 PM and Thursdays at Bridgeway Christian Academy from 7:45 - 9:45 PM
**Practices begin Sunday, November 25th, 2018
**There will NOT be practice on the dates of: December 23rd - December 26th. December 30th - January 1st. January 6th, February 17th, and March 24th.
|January 5 - 6, 2019||January Jam||Charleston, SC||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Booking link has been emailed to families|
|January 26 - 27, 2019||Smokey Mountain Challenge||Gatlinburg, TN||Working on Group Block for Host Hotel but families can book any hotel on own|
|February 2 - 3, 2019||Queen City Classic||Charlotte, NC||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Working on Booking Link|
|February 16 - 18, 2019||Savannah Showdown||Savannah, GA||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Working on Booking Link|
|March 9 - 10, 2019||Southern Classic||Spartanburg, SC|
|March 22 - 24, 2019||Palmetto Regionals||Charlotte, NC||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Waiting on Region to allow us to book|
|April 6 - 8, 2019||Big South (15's - 18's)||Atlanta, GA||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Working on Booking Link|
|April 12 - 14, 2019||Big South (11's - 14's)||Atlanta, GA||STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENT - Working on Booking Link|
|April 27 - 28, 2019||Showdown In The Smokies||Knoxville, TN|
|May 18 - 19, 2019||SC AAU Grand Prix||Spartanburg, SC|
|May 25 - 26, 2019||Maroon and Orange Super Regional||Blacksburg, VA|
|June 16 - 28, 2019||AAU Nationals||Orlando, FL|
The tournaments listed as prep for Nationals are not included in pricing.
The 2018 - 2019 Premier fee is $2,499. This fee includes a three (3) days a week/two (2) hours training schedule with strength and conditioning included. This team will aim to keep 10 players to a roster to ensure everyone making the time and financial commitment receive playing time. Please see the competitive comparison tournament schedule that our teams will be attending. Make sure to compare roster sizes, included gear and brand of gear, tournament schedules, weekly practice quantities, strength training and Coaches Bios when comparing club pricing. Payment plan will be available.
Payment Plan Details:
If paying cash, check or in full, please make payment for $2,499.
If selecting Payment Plan, you will be able to select 5 payments. First payment of $499.00 will be collected at time of registration (on or before Team Signing Day - November 15th) and covers player's gear package. Remaining 4 payments in amount of $520.18/each will be drafted on 12/10, 1/10, 2/10 and 3/10. Payment Plan amount includes Sport Engine processing fee of $80.72.
If you have accepted a position on the PREMIER team, you can use the link below to set up your payment plan or pay in full. You may also pay in full by check on Team Signing night. (11/15). If paying in installments, you must set up payment plan by way of link below.
Players will have the opportunity to be fitted for their individual gear/uniform packages at Team Signing evening. We do not ask that players be fitted for their uniforms at tryouts, because we feel the focus of tryouts should be to properly evaluate the player's skill level. Uniform sizing is done after positions have been accepted and the teams come together to have team signing and team pictures.
Team Signing Day is Thursday, November 15th. Teams will come in waves ~ exact times have been emailed to those who have accepted positions with Excell. Team Signing Day will be at Bridgeway Christian Academy on Garlington Road.
The Excell Storm Fee Includes the following:
The 2018 - 2019 Under Armour Gear Package for the Excell Storm Premier Volleyball Teams will consist of:
**There are additional items on gear sheet that can be ordered, but are not included.