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Junior Olympic Volleyball

ARAA JO Volleyball was created to provide a competitive program at a reasonable fee.  This league is designed for 4th through 12th graders who are looking to further their skills and knowledge of the game in that competitive setting.  Our program is open to volleyball players in the Anoka High School attendance area.  Players outside of this attendance area are welcome to tryout, but priority will be given to athletes living in the Anoka High School boundaries.   

  • Advances players knowledge of the game and skills through officiating training,  practices, play dates and tournaments.
  • Tryouts in November will determine the team placement of all players.  Cuts may occur. There will be no make-up tryouts and walk-ins are not accepted.  
  • The season runs from  December through March. 
  • Ideal season length for athletes who are involved in a spring sport. 
  • Players will be coached by experienced coaches.  
  • Greater emphasis to players and parents on team commitment when compared to our house league. 
  • Equal play is not guaranteed as this is a competitive league.
  • Players are required be certified in officiating and scorekeeping responsibilities.  
  • Members of North Country Region (NCR) under USA Volleyball.


2022/2023 Season Information


  • Practices take place at Anoka Middle School-Fred Moore and/or local elementary schools.  
  • Practices are 1.5 hours, 1 to 2 weeknights per week depending on the age group, holidays and gym availability.
  • Practices will take place between 6:30pm and 10:00pm.  
  • Practices will not take place over Anoka-Hennepin School District's winter and spring breaks. 


  • Weekend tournaments/playdates will be chosen by the coach.
  • Amount and type of tournaments will vary between age groups.
  • Tournaments/playdates could take place during the weekends of Anoka-Hennepin spring break.

Season Fees 

  • Fees go towards, coaching,  apparel packages, gym space and tournaments.  Please click on the age groups listed below to find out more information on the fees of our program. 
  • All fees include a player membership to North Country Region Volleyball/USA Volleyball.  This membership allows the player to participate in tournaments.  Individual player Officiating and Score keeping courses and certifications are also covered under the fee.
  • Payment plans are available.
  • Grant-In-Aid Scholarships are available for families living in the Anoka/Ramsey Athletic Association area.


Mandatory Officiating Training Courses

USA Volleyball Officiating Training Courses must be completed prior to your first tournament.  Players will not be able to participate in tournaments until these courses are completed.  


Check out the link (instructions found under Junior & Coach Officiating Training) and/or by the step-by-step instructions below.

JO Volleyball Schedule

Coaches will be communicating practice and tournament schedules.  Please note that schedule changes may occur and will be communicated as soon as possible. 

JO Volleyball Team Store


Outlaws Mens Performance T-Shirt — Tornado Alley Sportswear

ARAA Volleyball will notify you when the items are in and how they will be distributed.

JO volleyball picture day



Times for individual teams and additional  information will be provided by the coaches.  Picture orders will be distributed at practices.  

Junior Olympic Volleyball Coaches Wanted!

Interested in coaching ?  Join a growing club!

Jackie Hime

JO Volleyball Director

Katie Jensen

JO Volleyball Director

North Country Region (NCR) Volleyball

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