About Island Volleyball Club

Island Volleyball Club was started by longtime player and coach Jeff Silverman. Jeff played for U.C. Davis for 4 years where he also served as President of the U.C. Davis Volleyball Club Team. Since playing in college, Jeff has played consistently for the past 25+ years, including many years of tournament volleyball, both indoors and outdoors (grass doubles). Jeff has competed in the U.S. Open Volleyball Championships several years, most recently in the men's 40 and over division in the role of player coach. Jeff currently plays in regional indoor leagues and recreationally outdoors. In addition to coaching girls and boys club teams, Jeff serves as an assistant coach (focusing on skill development) for the Alameda High School women's and men's varsity and junior varsity teams.

Island Volleyball Club is based in the east bay city of Alameda, an island adjacent to Oakland. The club's purpose is to promote volleyball and offer opportunities for players to learn, improve, and play the game at a highly competitive level. The club puts on camps, clinics, and forms juniors boys and girls teams to compete in Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA) tournaments.

Junior boys tournament season is in the fall and runs from late August through early January. Junior girls tournament season is in the winter/spring and runs from December through May/June. In the spring and summer, the club offers clinics, camps, outdoor play, and for teams that qualify and choose to compete, the Junior National Tournament.

Island Volleyball Club incorporates a philosophy that differs from many other clubs. To learn more about how we run the club, click on Philosophy.

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