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The future is looking BRIGHT!

12 and under registration for the first session has concluded. Registration for the second session IS NOW OPEN.

Cost is $100 per 6 week session (one practice per week). 12U North @ Believers Chapel in Cicero: Saturdays, 9am-10:30am 12U West @ Walberta Park School: Mondays, 7pm-8:30pm and Thursdays 7-8:30pm 12U East @ Shining Stars in Manlius: Tuesdays, 6pm-7:30pm

Training and local tournaments registration info and links

We will offer regional training and tournament programs for players 13U-16U who are not on our Elite or Premier teams. These programs will provide you the opportunity to practice on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7:15-9:00, at Believers Chapel in Cicero beginning December 13th. If you choose to, you may also compete in 5 regional tournaments, including 3 two-day tournaments in Syracuse. Here's the TENTATIVE schedule:

2/5 Whirlwind Winter Chill in Owego

2/11-12 Excelsior Icicle Challenge in Syracuse

3/25 or 26 VFX March Madness in Rochester

4/1-2 Spring Smash in Syracuse

4/23 Club SyrV Festival in Cortland

5/6-7 Excelsior Regional Championships in Syracuse

Your head coach will be Phoenix Varsity Coach, Phil Knoop, with assistant coaches Alisha Garbutt, Delana Thomas, Jake Daniul, and Griffin Garbutt. Practices are tentatively scheduled December 13th - May 3rd. 

  • If you would like to register for the training/practices ONLY use the following link: and choose 13U-17U Regional Training/Practices only ($600). The first 36 players will be accepted into the training program. 
  • If you would like to register for the training/practices AND all five Regional Tournaments use the following link: and choose 13U-17U Regional Training AND Tournaments ($1200). Only the first 16 players to register for training AND tournaments will be guaranteed a roster spot in all five tournaments. 

All participants must also register with USA Volleyball for insurance purposes when that becomes available in September. If you have any questions let us know at and  We hope you have an amazing high school season and look forward to seeing you in January! Thank you for choosing Club SyrV.

USA Volleyball and Excelsior Empire (formerly IREVA) Membership Registration

USA Age Chart

Click here to register with USA Volleyball and our region, now called the Excelsior Empire (XLRVA) Region:

2022-2023 USA Volleyball Membership Fees are as follows:

  • $70 for full season membership for all players 13U-18U
  • $35 for full season membership for all 12U players
  • $20 for full season membership for all 8U-11U players

USA Volleyball Juniors Age Chart

*All Club SyrV players must have this membership before participating in any practices for insurance reasons.

15U Highlights from Nationals 2022 in Indianapolis

Club SyrV DOMINATES at Regionals!

Nearly a clean sweep of gold winners in every division entered.

  • 12U Explosion wins gold!
  • 13U Elite wins gold!
  • 14U Orange wins gold!
  • 15U Premier wins gold!
  • 16U Premier wins gold!
  • 17U Premier finishes 2nd in gold!
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Club SyrV

Club SyrV (pronounced “serve”) has a mission to provide a place for elite volleyball athletes from Central New York to develop their talent and compete at the highest level possible, while preparing to play at the collegiate, national and international levels.  Club director, Kathy Patton Gedney and club coordinator, Karl Caputo, founded Club SyrV in 2009.  In it's first thirteen seasons, Club SyrV has grown to host up to 19 teams with players from over thirty different school districts. For the 2021-2022 season, Club SyrV will offer PREMIER girls teams at the 15U, 16U and 17U levels in addition to Elite girls teams at the 12U(2), 13U, 14U(2), 15U, 16U and 17U levels. There will also be various TNT (Training and Tournaments) programs for 8U-12U, 13U-14U, and 13U-17U. All programs 13U and younger are coed. Our coaching staff continues to be made up of the most passionate and knowledgeable coaches in Central New York, most of whom have competed at the collegiate level and some who have competed at the professional level.  All of our programs focus on a highly competitive AND relentlessly positive experience for all our players!

USA Volleyball National Championships


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Kathy Gedney

Kathy Gedney

Club Director

Karl Caputo

Karl Caputo

Club Coordinator

Jon Dehay

Jon Dehay

Youth Volleyball Coordinator (6th Grade and younger)