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EVO Volleyball is a place where young athletes can develop their volleyball skills in a safe, fun, and educationally sound environment. At EVO, coaches and parents work together to build both the athletes volleyball skills as well as their life skills.  We attempt to make success possible and strive to ensure players grow as a person as well as an athlete.  Players as well as staff are expected to work hard, play hard and have fun!

  • Competitive Teams (October-April)
  • Highschool Volleyball
  • Back to School Prep Clinics
  • Mini Season
  • AAU and Travel Club Season
  • Sand/Beach Volleyball open play and leagues
  • Skills Academies
  • Train and Play (TAP) Sessions
  • Youth VolleyTotz, Jumpstarter and Boys Programs
  • Open Gym for current athletes
  • Join an EVO/Suncoast Tournament
  • Adult Open Volleyball

Club Season Competitive Teams 

  • *Age is determined by the age the athlete will be on September 1, 2018
  • Tryout Price: $10 + *EVO Annual Registration (non refundable but transferable to any EVO program)
  • Questions about Club season? Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

AAU Local Teams

  • More information below
  • 9U-18U, girls
  • Beginner to intermediate skill level

This program is geared toward the athlete ages 9-15 that are just beginning their careers in volleyball or are intermediate players looking for a local, more affordable option than travel team volleyball.  Most, if not all, tournaments will be held in the Sarasota/Bradenton area.  The AAU program will have an open enrollment until Mid December, then teams will be chosen to participate in the AAU Tournaments.

Travel Teams – Florida

  • Prices vary – More information below
  • 9U-18U girls
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level

This program is for the athlete and parents that are looking for a competitive team with a more user-friendly travel tournament schedule.  The teams follow a similar schedule as our Select Teams, but participate in more local tournaments and do not enter National Qualifying events. The Florida teams travel to, Orlando, Clearwater, Tampa, and possibly other cities in Florida.  In addition, teams participate in local tournaments in the Sarasota/Bradenton Area.

Travel Teams – Elite/Select

  • Prices vary – More information below
  • 9U-18U girls
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level

This program is for the serious athlete with intermediate-advanced skills.  This program if for athletes who desire a high level of competition and commitment.  The Select teams travel to, Orlando, Clearwater, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, and possibly other cities in Florida.  In addition, teams may participate in local tournaments in the Sarasota/Bradenton Area.   They participate in one or two National-Qualifiers in Orlando.

Highschool Volleyball

  • Makeup Tryout: September 24, 2017 at 11:15am at EVO
  • Female athletes ages 14-18
  • $60 tryout fee includes non refundable annual EVO Membership – transferable to any EVO program

EVO Volleyball is proud to be developing an elite high school program where athletes can prepare for the college circuit. EVO Athletes have access to:

  • world-class equipment
  • unmatched amenities
  • elite coaches
  • visiting instructors from around the globe
  • state-of-the-art fitness room
  • volleyball specific biomechanic workouts
  • sports physiology training and conditioning program
  • ninja obstacle course strength training & team building

Mini Club Season


Travel Teams

  • Price $375 Includes:
    • One Local Tournament
    • Two travel Tournaments
    • Volleyball Skill-Specific Skill Work
    • Fitness and Ninja Obstacle Course Strength Training
    • One short sleeve EVO Jersey
  • 9-12 year olds practice Wednesdays OR Thursdays (6:30pm-8pm) & Saturdays (9am-10:30am)
  •  13-15 year olds practice Wednesdays OR Thursdays (6:30pm-8pm) & Saturdays (9am-10:30am)
  • Registration & Informal Evaluation August 2018 TBD

Our Mini-Club Program is a shorter version of our club season’s “Travel Team” Programs. This program is for the intermediate-advanced level athlete desiring for a higher level of training and competition. While athletes that play on these teams are not guaranteed a position during club season, strong consideration will be given to those that have participated in our programs. With middle school season starting, we are offering you flexibility.  Athletes can attend skills sessions on Wednesdays or Thursdays & Saturdays will be designated team training.

Local Teams

  • Price $265 Includes:
    • One local scrimmage
    • League game play
    • Volleyball Skill-Specific Skill Work
    • Fitness and Ninja Obstacle Course Strength Training
    • One short sleeve EVO Jersey
  • Saturday ONLY practice price $185
  • 9-12 year olds practice Wednesdays OR Thursdays (6:30pm-8pm) & Saturdays (9am-10:30am)
  •  13-15 year olds practice Wednesdays OR Thursdays (6:30pm-8pm) & Saturdays (9am-10:30am)
  • No Tryouts
  • Registration & Informal Evaluation August 2018 TBD

Our Mini-Club Local League Program is a shorter version of our club season’s AAU Local League Program. This program is for the new or developing athlete, or the athlete that desires to learn the game of volleyball without a lot of travel and at a cheaper cost. Athletes receive developmentally appropriate training from our highly experienced and well educated coaching staff.

Youth Programs


  • Ages 3-6
  • co-ed
  • $50 for monthly enrollment + annual registration (click green button below)

This program is geared towards giving the athlete the fundamental skills of volleyball in a fun, exciting,and developmentally appropriate way.


  • Ages 7-9
  • co-ed
  • $70 per month plus annual registration (click green button below)

Sessions focus on age appropriate volleyball and other sport related skills, movements, strategies, fitness, and fun! The program is run by Jeff Horr, Director of EVO/Suncoast Volleyball and Nick Behrens, 12U Elite Coach.  Jeff Has been coaching volleyball and teaching Elementary physical education for 21 years.  Nick is also certified to teach physical education and has been playing and coaching volleyball for 18 years.  Jeff and Nick’s biggest strength is breaking down the skills of volleyball for the young ones and making success possible for everyone. What is truly exciting, is watching these children grow and develop into outstanding volleyball players.  Many have gone on and played on our travel teams. There is no experience necessary and no equipment needed.  The only requirement is a great attitude and a willingness to learn and have fun.

Boys Volleyball

  • Coming soon!
  • Ages 9-12
  • monthly enrollment 
  • $70 per month plus annual registration fee

Our Boys Volleyball Program is geared towards athletes 7U-12U that are looking to try the sport of volleyball out in a fun game-like environment which is sure to evoke excitement and energy.

Sand Volleyball

EVO sand volleyball runs from January – August. Check back for more details.

EVO Volleyball newest addition to our volleyball club is our Sand Club Seasons. The program will be run by our highly-trained coaching staff at our new three court sand facility. Athletes will be grouped by age and skill level to enhance player skill development.

Sand Youth & Families Open Pick up Games

  • 7+
  • co-ed
  • Fridays from 6:30pm-dusk
  • $5 per session
  • no pre-registration needed.  Just stop by the front desk to pay and get your wrist band. 

 Gather your friends and family and show up on Friday for open volleyball!  We provide the courts (3), the volleyballs, and a fun atmosphere for everyone! Get a workout while meeting new people and enjoying the fastest growing sport in Florida.  We have three courts, concession area, and restrooms.

Skill Academies

Holliday Skills 

  • December 27-28th 9am-12pm (noon)
  • 9U-18U
  • $75 for all 6 hours of training

EVO Skills Academies are a great way for your athletes to get some extra training outside of practice.  Clinics will cover  serving, passing, setting, hitting, blocking, offensive strategies, and defensive strategies. In addition, athletes will cross train in the EVO Athletics Ninja Course. Skills Clinics are great for those athletes looking for a well-rounded volleyball experience. Athletes will grouped by age and skill level to ensure the athlete’s will be challenged.

Skills Academy I

  • Coming soon
  • 9U-13U, co-ed
  • $85 per month or $25 per session

Programs provide boy and girl athletes ages 9-13, the fundamentals skills of volleyball. Heavy emphasis is on building and refining the athlete’s skills giving them the ability to successfully play the game. This is a great introductory program to see if the athlete has the skill and desire to pursue the game further.

Players are placed into small groups based on their skill level to give every youth volleyball player the attention they deserve. NO Club Affiliation Required

Skills Academy II

  • Coming soon
  • 12U-15U, co-ed
  • $105 per month or $30 per session
Programs are designed for boy and girl players, ages 9U-17U, who want to improve their skills. Coaches teach the key fundamentals of passing, setting, hitting, serving, bumping, and hit team offense. Athlete Must have a foundation in volleyball.
Athlete expectations:
  • The ability pass, set, and serve the ball.
  • Basic understanding of the game of volleyball
  • Understand the basic team concepts of volleyball

Skills Academy III

  • Coming soon
  • 13U-17U, co-ed
  • $105 per month or $30 per session
  • Must have a strong foundation in volleyball.
  • The ability to participate in volleyball at a high skill level and fast pace.
Our Advanced Volleyball programs are for boy and girl players, ages 10-18, who want to take their volleyball skills to the next level. We teach defense, rotation patterns, positions and responsibilities, high level hitting, setting, blocking, and serving. Dedication and commitment to hard work is a must in our Advanced Volleyball programs.

BOYS Skills Academy

  • 4 classes: 11/19, 12/3, 12/10 & 12/17
  • 9:00 – 10:30am
  • Ages 9 – 13 & 14 – 18
  • $100 for 4 classes

EVO is excited to offer the only indoor boys volleyball class in Sarasota!  This class will run for 4 Sundays and will be focussed on skill development and gameplay.  EVO’s ultimate goal is to offer BOYS indoor volleyball classes, sand volleyball classes and boys travel teams.

Train and Play Sessions (classes)

Youth 9-12yo Train and Play

  • Coming soon!
  • 9U-12U
  • co-ed
  • $90 monthly or $25 per session
EVO Volleyball invites you to participate in our latest innovation of volleyball-Train and Play (TAP).  Tap is a unique volleyball experience which provides athletes with a combination of club level practice sessions and competitive drills and games. Athletes will be trained by our top elite coaches and will be grouped by age and skill level.


  • Mondays 9-11pm *subject to change
  • 18 yrs old and up, co-ed
  • *introductory/construction pricing: $7.50
  • No preregistration necessary.  New members please show up early to get yourselves into the system.
  • Does not include instructional time.



EVO Athletics is proud to offer its customers a wide variety of options for additional training. Private training sessions are a great option for youth & adult athletes needing 1-on-1 coaching. Personal training is offered in all EVO programs including but not limited to: gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling, volleyball, ninja warrior & adult fitness.

Instructors may charge an additional fee for 2 athletes. Three athletes are not permitted in our EVO personal training program options.

Athletes must be EVO members and have a current EVO Annual Registration Fee & signed waiver in the EVO Parent Portal.

Adult personal training is reserved for EVOfit members only.

Visiting athletes have the option to become EVO members by paying the Annual Registration Fee OR pay an additional $5 per 30 minutes session (collected by the coach).

All athletes that are not affiliated with EVO and live within 100 miles of our location must be approved by the instructor’s Director prior to the session through email.

1. SCHEDULING   Instructors manage their schedules. Please refer to the list below for available Instructor’s contact information. Check with instructors for personal cancelation policies.

2. SIGN IN   Please sign in at the front desk prior to training.

3. PAYMENT    All payments will be made to the instructor. Each instructor will decide approved methods of payments & training cost.

We are a member club of the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. As a player you may stop any unwanted contact from a club representative by simply asking (either verbally or in writing) that all contact cease. Any player believing a club representative of any Florida Region volleyball club has been intimidating, harassing, or acted inappropriately in any manner of contact or recruiting should contact the Florida Region office at (352) 742-0080.
For more information about any of our volleyball programs, please contact and EVO Customer Service Representative, Jeff Horr or Nick Behrens at 941-222-0888. 

New Make-Up Class Policy

Recreational Class Make ups:
(Ages 5-18 years)
All Girls & Boys Gymnastics, Ninja, Volleyball and Tumbling recreational classes can be made up during Youth Open Gym Friday Nights from 7:30-9:30pm. Once your child has missed their class, they have one month to attend our Youth Open Gym at no cost. This is 2 hours of supervised unstructured time where children can practice their skills and have fun exploring all that EVO has to offer.
Coaches are available for assistance during all Open Gyms. When you arrive to EVO for your Makeup Open Gym, please see the front office so they can verify that you have missed a class within one month; once verified, you will receive your Open Gym wristband. Makeup Open Gyms are not transferable to another student or family member. Makeup Open Gyms will not be permitted after 30 days.

Volleyball questions? Contact us directly!

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