|Team||Grade||Fundamental Skills||Position Skills||Typical Offense||Recruitment|
|13-Elite||7th grade and under||Intensive coverage of basic passing, setting, spiking, and serving skills.||Key moves and techniques associated with each position presented and drilled.||4-2 (2 setters; Setter sets from the right front position)||Awareness of recruitment as a long term objective joined with importance on academic progress.|
|14-Elite/Select||8th grade||Increased emphasis of basic skills with attention on game application.||Knowledge of position moves and techniques with a demonstrated ability to apply in game situations.||4-2 or 6-2 (2 setters; Setter sets from the right back position)||Awareness of recruitment as a long term objective joined with importance on academic progress.|
|15-Elite/Select||9th grade||Basic skills at upper limits of age group with focus on technique. Blocking technique added to skill set. Application in game situations consistently effective.||Application of positional skill set in game situations, and development of offensive setting strategy||6-2 or 5-1 (1 Setter: Setter sets from both right front and right back position)||Introduction to the relationship between competition, commitment to athletic accomplishment, and educational goals and aspirations.|
|16-Elite/Select||10th grade||Mastery of basic skills. Adaptation to court awareness and setting strategy.||Use of positional plays and techniques in game situations support effective offensive setting schemes.||6-2 or 5-1||Beginning to formulate recruitment plan, identification of educational goals, and initiation of communication with college coaches.|
|17-Elite/Select||11th grade||Contiuation of focus on technique and reinforcement of game-offensive strategy||Competitive and effective offensive setting strategy coupled with defense driven plays.||6-2 or 5-1||Active execution of recruitment plan, exploration of alternatives and options, and use of decision-making tools to finalize college objectives.|
|18-Elite||12th grade||Highest level of skill. Preparation for next level of play.||Mastery of multiple offensive attacks with consistency with each play||6-2 or 5-1||College commitment and or acceptance.|
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