News and Announcements

Lots of News and Announcements!

Greetings Vanguard families and players! In an ongoing effort to increase communication with our families and players below is our most up to date information.

Vanguard Summer Sand continues every Thursday in August from 6-8pm at Elite Volleyball Training Center, 8185 Business Way, Plain City, OH 43064. No sign up needed, just show up and pay $10 per player. All dates are posted in the Schedule on the main page of the website. See the SAND VOLLEYBALL tab for complete information. Email Coach Cags with questions

Fall League Sign up now open!
Fall League starts Monday September 2, 2019. Sophomores and younger will play from 5-7pm and Juniors and Seniors will play from 7-9pm. Eight dates for this wildly popular event are 9/2, 9/5, 9/9, 9/12, 9/16, 9/19, 9/23, 9/26 and are also posted on the main page Schedule. Cost is $100. All dates being played at Mintonette Sports Volleyball at Columbus Volleyball Center, 71 Seldom Seen Rd, Powell, OH 43065
Online registration is strongly recommended and is now open on the FALL LEAGUE tab or
All participants receive a Vanguard Volleyball Club Fall League t-shirt!

Vanguard Volleyball Club Open Tryout
Saturday September 14, 2019. Sophomores and younger 9-11am. Junior and Seniors 12noon-2pm. See complete details on the TRYOUTS tab on the main page of the website. Cost is $20. Online pre registration is strongly recommended and available through the TRYOUTS tab. Tryouts will be held at Mintonette.
If you have received and accepted a Vanguard Volleyball Club Membership Contract you do NOT attend this tryout.

Team Selection Process
If you have received and accepted a Vanguard Volleyball Club Membership contact you will participate in four team selection sessions . If you are 14 and younger and have received and accepted a Vanguard Volleyball Club Membership Contract you do NOT participate in this Team Selection Process, your process will happen during first few weeks during practice. All dates are at Mintonette.

Saturday 10/5 15 & 16 yr olds 9-11am, Juniors & Seniors 11am-1pm
Monday 10/7 15 & 16yr olds 5-7pm, Juniors & Seniors 7-9pm
Thursday 10/10 15 & 16yr olds 5-7pm, Junior & Seniors 7-9pm
Saturday 10/12 15 & 16yr olds 9-11am, Juniors & Seniors 11am-1pm

These dates are also posted on the Schedule of the main page of the website and more detailed information is available in the Club Handbook and TRYOUTS tab on the website.

Remember to check the website first as it will have the most current news and information.

Questions? email us at

2019 Vanguard Summer Sand Takes on a New Look for 2019!

Time for you to get a little sandy and take your volleyball IQ and ball control to the next level. So if you’re looking for a little fun and sun while improving your game, look no further! This year our format is changing and we will be playing in open sand sessions begining on August 1 and will run every Thursday from 6-8pm. The program dates are: August 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29. There will be club coaches attending to give limited instruction. We are aiming for competitive play for returning players and coaches to help new players.

No official sign up is needed, just show up and pay as you go!

Cost is $10 per session payable each week.
Open sand volleyball will held at Elite Volleyball Training Center located at 8185 Business Way, Plain City, OH 43064.
No partner? No problem! We will partner up players once we get started!
Cant make it one week? No problem-in the open sand format!
Must bring USAV Emergency Medical Form completed and signed, even if you played for Vanguard this season
If any cancellation due to weather, we will send out notification via Vanguard Twitter
Click on the tab FORMS/INFO on the front page of the website choose the USAV Emergency Medical form, fill out and bring with you.

See you in the sand!

Phil Cagnoli

Sand Director

Vanguard Volleyball Club

Questions? email Coach Cags directly at

Congratulations to Vanguards 16 Gold Bell Team on their NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN at USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships tonight in Dallas Texas!
Making club history by going an amazing undefeated 12-0 to advance and win the championship match!
Congratulations to Head Coach Evan Bell and assistant Eric Bell! A special shout out to Lawton Hinley, Samuel Kaylor, Jake Maziarz and Tyler Nutting for making the all Tournament Team in 16 Club Division!
An additional recognition and congratulations to Tyler Nutting for being named tournament MVP!

We have confirmed with the practice facility that there will be a time change for the Vanguard Gold teams tomorrow.
18 Gold Webb and 18 Gold Palmer will practice as originally planned from 9-11am
17 Gold Kelso, 16 Gold Bell and 15 Gold Hanson will practice from 11:30-1:30 tomorrow
Any questions please contact your coach
Thank you!


Below is a link for an optional Vanguard Volleyball Club BJNC -Dallas t shirt.
This is an extremely short window to order, as all orders must be placed by Friday June 14th, 12 midnight! The shirts will be delivered to and distributed by the club.

There are two styles available, be sure to scroll down once on the order site to see both styles and place your order.

Thank you Herb for spearheading the t-shirts!
Questions about t-shirts? contact Herb Sharfenaker at 614-893-7477 or email him at