The 6th Annual MIKASA Hawaii Volleyball Combine!
January 24-25, 2015
** REGISTRATION IS OPEN! ** LIMITED SPOTS ** FIRST COME FIRST SERVED **
Get Recruited! The 5th Annual Hawaii Volleyball Combine was a success with offers made and many players getting serious interest. This is the first and only volleyball combine in Hawaii and it is the only recruiting event where college coaches can recruit players right here in Hawaii. Four years ago, we were featured in Volleyball Magazine's April Edition. See: http://www.volleyballmag.com/articles/133-2011-hawaii-combine. Our first year, 2010, we had 18 colleges attending the combine. In 2011, we had 13 colleges attending. In 2012, we had 24 colleges attending, including DI, DII, DII and NAIA colleges! In 2013, we had 28 colleges! In 2014, we had 31 colleges. We already have many of last year's colleges committed for 2015.
When & Where:
When: Friday, January 23, 2015 from 6 pm to 9 pm (PRE-REGISTRATION, ATHLETIC MEASUREMENTS & COMBINE T-SHIRT PICK-UP)
(optional early registration, athletic measurements & combine t-shirt pick-up)
Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 7:30 am to 4 pm (PRE-REGISTRATION, ATHLETIC MEASUREMENTS & COMBINE T-SHIRT PICK-UP)
(GROUP 1 - 1ST 100 REGISTRANTS) (preference to neighbor island players and players of the LDS faith)
Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 7:30 am to 4 pm (PRE-REGISTRATION, ATHLETIC MEASUREMENTS & COMBINE T-SHIRT PICK-UP)
(GROUP 2 - 2ND 100 REGISTRANTS)
Where: Manoa Valley District Park Gymnasium.
Who is Eligible:
High School girls volleyball players, who are USAV registered, graduating between 2015 and 2018, regardless of club affiliation. If you are not USAV registered, contact Kent Ma at: email@example.com. If your daughter plays for an Aloha Region Club, she should have a USAV card with her USAV number.
$150 for Oahu Players, $100 for Neighbor Island & Mainland Players, $75 for 2nd Day (see above Note)
What You Get:
Players are showcased right here in Honolulu before Division I, II, III and NAIA volleyball coaches from across the United States. Each player will have the opportunity to show their skills to these top coaches. Each player will receive a Hawaii Volleyball Combine T-shirt with a designated class color and unique number. Each coach will have your volleyball resume that you fill out when you register. This is how the coaches will know who you are when they watch you play at the combine. You will also receive your combine test scores which you can use to report to colleges that you hope to play for. The coaches will also be have your scores at the combine.
Mikasa Sports, Zippy's, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, Enterprise RAC, KGMB' Hawaii News Now", Queen's Healthcare Systems, Polyneisian Cultural Center, USAV Aloha Region & Patton Sports Performance.
All proceeds from the combine shall benefit the USAV Aloha Region, a 501c3 organization, specifically for Girl's Junior Volleyball. None of the Hawaii Volleyball Combine staff, local club coaches, college coaches or volunteers receive any compensation for their time or services.
For the 3rd year, we are very fortunate to have the country's leading college volleyball recruiting authority, Matt Sonnichsen of National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA), who will be on-site on both days to answer any questions about the recruiting process. Matt is the author of "Inside College Volleyball" and NCSA is the country's leading recruiting service. For more information go to www.collegevolleyballcoach.com.
In addition, Kenny Patton of Patton Sports Performance, the Combine' Skills Director for the past 5 years, will be offering skills training to prepare you for the combine measurements and performance. Learn proper technique and get critical tips from Kenny Patton. The sessions will be on Sundays, January 5, 12 & 19 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm You can contact Kenny Patton at (808) 295-6856 or through his company's website, www.pattonsportsperformance.com.
Finally, all players are entitled to a 50% discounted gym membership at RomGym 8 Minute Fitness on Ward Avenue in Honolulu. Players can prepare for the combine or school season by getting fit in just 8 minutes a day on the ROM machine. RomGym has other machines that have been clinically proven to significantly increase one's vertical jump height. To get started, call 523-7777 or just go to RomGym, 320 Ward Avenue in Honolulu.
What to Wear/Bring:
Players attending the Combine must wear volleyball shoes and kneepads and supply their own water, beverage and lunch. Each player must wear their Hawaii Volleyball Combine T-Shirt that you will receive at the combine. Players must wear this shirt at all times during the combine. No other T-Shirts or uniforms may be worn at the combine. Players must also bring their signed waiver to the combine.
There will be food and drink concessions.
If you would like to attend the Combine, please contact us at HawaiiVolleyballCombine@aol.com. Please plan on a Fun Mixer in Waikiki with local Club Coaches on Saturday Night co-sponsored by Outrigger Hotels & Resorts.
Video recording is not allowed at the combine.
The demand is high and space is limited. We sell out each year. Do not procrastinate. In addition, to ensure that we can effectively and efficiently run the drills and tournament, we limit the number of players for each position. Therefore, we reserve the right to turn away players in our own unfettered discretion, even after you have registered, if we have too many players for any position. Any player turned away will receive a full refund. Please sign up below or from the main menu.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION:
1.) IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING: Due to the overwhelming demand for spots at the combine, we have changed the format this year so that the first 100 registrants will participate on Saturday, January 24, 2015 and the next 100 registrants will participate on Sunday, January 25, 2015. However, we do reserve the right to move players with ample notice. Neighbor Island and mainland players will not be moved to avoid any travel related problems. Registration shall close on December 15, 2014. Any open slots available for Sunday, January 25, 2014 shall be made available to the previous day's (Saturday's) registrants for an additional fee of $75. To the extent that any open slots exists, it will be announced here on December 16, 2014. Do not pay for the $75 fee before December 16, 2014.
2.) When registering, be prepared to fill-out a Volleyball Resume Questionnaire that the coaches will use at the combine in evaluating your abilities and profile. Therefore, before you register, make sure that you are ready to detail your playing experience, coaches contact information and awards received, if any, as you will not be able to later to make changes to your volleyball resume. Make sure you have your USAV Number and NCAA Clearinghouse Number. Each section of your resume questionnaire must be filled out in detail or you will not be deemed to be registered.
3.) To begin registration, please complete the payment via the applicable paypal button below, ie. Choose either $150 for Oahu Players or $100 for Neighbor Island or Mainland Players. Do not choose the $75 option at this time. When paying, PLEASE TYPE IN THE NAME OF THE PLAYER YOU ARE PAYING FOR in the Paypal "Message" box.
4.) Do not pay for the $75 option now. It will not be available until December 16, 2014 and only if Sunday does not sell out.
& Mainland Players
Player on Sunday
3.) After making your payment, please click here for the registration page. Once on the registration page, fill out the form completely in detail and then click "Submit". If you do not, we will not receive your registration.
4.) Print out the Liabiity Waiver Form. Players over 18 must sign for themselves. Players under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign for the player. Players must bring the signed form with them to the combine. Players without the signed waiver will not be allowed to participate in the combine.