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We are entering our 7th season of providing quality volleyball education and competition opportunities for the youth of the Greater Seattle area.tt a cost competitive club in the Greater Seattle market. Our teams train twice weekly and compete on average in 2 tournaments each month. Kraken teams will participate in the Puget Sound Region Power League, Kraken hosted tournaments and other events in the Northwest. Many of our teams also travel and compete outside of the Pacific Northwest.


Kraken's Gyms

We are fortunate to have our own training and competition facilities. The Lair Courts in Renton, and opening in January, the Auburn Fieldhouse. We know where and when our teams will be practicing for the entire season, and we host many of the power league dates and tournaments that our teams compete in. For complete information on each of our facilities, please click on the links below. 

     

Open House

Kraken will host a couple of open houses leading up to our club team tryotus. All age group families are welcome to attend and check out our club. We will have many of our coaches in attendance, with a focus on the younger age group teams at the first open house. We will also have free open gym during this time for the athletes to get some play in.

Boys Club Teams Program - Abyss

Kraken will field a U14, U16 & U18 Boys team, and the will train at our Lair Courts location. We are finalizing the coach assignments, & tuition information which will be posted prior to your athlete's tryout. We are excited to get started with the boys teams and build a great boys division of our club. For complete information on the upcoming Kraken Boys Club Season, click on the link below. Make sure to read through all of the posted Info. 

 

Girls Lagoon & Ocean Teams

This season we are introducing a lower time commitment and reduced cost local club teams program. Our Lagoon & Ocean teams still have 1.5 hour practices / training twice weekly, but compete in 1 local tournment per month January thru April. The program is great for those families who want a club experience for their athlete, but can't commit to a regular club season schedule and cost. We will fill up to 2 teams in the U14, U16 & U18 girls age groups. For complete information on the Lagoon / Ocean teams program, click the button below. 

Girls Club Teams Program - Reef, Breaker, Surf & Tide

Our full season club teams practice twice weekly for 1.5-2.5 hours / night and have an optional 3rd night of skills training. Our 14-18s athletes also have strength & conditioning once per week before or after a practice. Please read up on the complete season information below. 

Tryout Dates & Times

Please visit our Tryouts page for complete information. We are hosting all of our tryouts at The Lair Courts as the Auburn Fieldhouse is not yet open. Makeup tryouts will be scheduled as needed.

Team Practices / Training Schedule

November 18 - U10, 12s, 13s & 14s
December 2 - 15s, 16s, 17s & 18s . 
 
Kraken teams will practice twice / week for 1.5-2 hours / night. Below is a table that shows the approximate practice days / times for each team. The table shows the approximate practice windows, teams will be scheduled within the windows for 1.5-2 hours. Once we have our final team count, we will set the ongoing weekly practice times. Click image for pdf.
 

Team Competition Schedules

All Kraken teams will compete on average in 2-3 tournaments per month. All full season teams will compete in the Puget Sound Region Girl's Power League, with 5 play dates (4 for U12). Many teams will compete over the MLK and President's day weekend, and the Pacific Northwest Qualifier in Spokane. We hope to qualify teams for the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships, and teams can elect to participate in post season events in late June/July.

The 12-14s Competition Schedule is below, click on it for a full size pdf version. The 15-18s will be posted before tryouts.


Club Team Tuition Info

Details regarding our 2019-20 Season Tuition Costs and Payment Schedule are listed below for the U12-U14 teams. The 15-18s team info will be posted prior to their tryouts. Signing & Uniform payments are due with completed player commitment letter upon offer acceptance. Team offers expire 72 hours from Date & Time an athlete is presented with a commitment letter.

Tuition Includes

  • Unlimited Kraken Camps & Clinics thru October 2020 
  • Twice weekly practices / training 1.5 to 2.5 hours per night
  • Skills Training
  • Strength and Conditioning (14s-18s)
  • 2-3 tournaments per month on average
  • Coach & Staff Stipends, Coach Travel for PNW tournaments
  • Coaching Education
  • Training Technology Equipment
  • Facility, Equipment Costs & Insurance
  • Tournament Entry Fees (Regular Season)
  • College Recruiting Seminar

Tuition Does Not Include

  • Athlete's Uniform Package
  • Athlete's USA Volleyball Membership
  • Athlete's Travel Costs
  • Team Elected tournament costs: entry fees & coach travel costs
  • Training Costs for Post Season
  • Player's Equipment
  • Kraken Shop Gear
  • Player Recruiting Video Services

 

 


Kraken Club Team Uniform Package

We have the best uniform package in the greater seattle area and it even includes Adidas volleyball shoes. The cost is $450 for our package which would retail at $650.

  • 2-3 Adidas Jerseys
  • Adidas Spandex
  • Adidas Jacket
  • Adidas Pants
  • Adidas Volleyball Shoes
  • Adidas Kneepads
  • Adidas Backpack
  • Kraken Hooded L/S Warmup Shirt
  • 2 - Kraken S/S Practice Jerseys
  • 2 Pairs Kraken Strideline Socks

 

 

 

 

 


Team Elected Tournaments & Travel

Teams may elect to attend additional destination competitions outside of the Pacific Northwest. Quoted costs are for those tournaments and cover team entry fees, coaches and chaperone airfare, coaches food stipends, coaches accommodations and coach ground transportation. Costs are based on 12 athletes and a sliding scale. Athlete's travel, accommodations and meal expenses are not included. Travel Payment payment plans will be setup for each tournament. Please see our Travel Page for complete details on travel policies.


Fundraising

Kraken VC makes every effort to keep the costs of our programs low through various fundraising efforts. Club Fundraisers help offset our operating costs, and we expect participation from all of our families. We have many individual fundraisers offered with results applied directly to athlete accounts. These funds can be used towards monthly dues, travel expenses and Krakan Gear. Kraken does not offer financial aid or scholarships, but we do offer many individual fundraising programs that help offset the costs of club. It is up to the athlete and family on the individual participation level of these fundraising programs. We have had several athletes pay their entire season tuition and travel costs with these programs.

Examples of Club and Individual Fundraisers are:

  • Kraken serve-a-thon  & pass-a-thon
  • Brown Bear Car Wash Ticket Sales
  • Krispy Kreme Donut Sales
  • Kraken VC Apparel Fundraiser
  • Cookie Dough Fundraiser
  • Hosted adult & junior volleyball tournaments
  • Facilities shifts during hosted tournaments 

Visit the Fundraising section for more information of things in the works.