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Spring Youth Training Programs

Thank you, athletes and families, for a great SYT 2022!  Have a wonderful summer :)

2022 Spring Youth Training Clinics

All clinics take place at Hawthorn Gym in Newton, MA from 6:30-8:30pm.

Hawthorn Gym at Pellegrini Park, 11 Hawthorn St, Newton, MA  02458

All participants must have current USAV membership.

Questions? Email Chris at

Use this link to pay online via credit card (in addition to submitting the respective Google Form linked below) ...


Mondays, May 9, 16, 23; $150

This clinic is designed for current U12 club/travel team players moving on to the regulation-weight volleyball for their summer camps and beach seasons. 

Program will review basic skills in the context of fun, competitive play, with a focus on serve/pass and setting/attacking.

U12 First Contact

Wednesdays, May 11, 18, 25, June 1; $200

This clinic is designed for current U11 club/travel team players and will use the Volley-Lite ball. 

Program will focus on the skills of serving and serve receive (the most important skills!), and will cover fundamental mechanics and their application in competitive, strategic situations.  

Middle-School GO! (Games Only!)

Thursdays, May 12, 19, 26, June 2; $200

This clinic is designed for current middle-school club/travel team players (U13/U14), and will consist entirely of competitive challenges and game play! 

Program will focus on using fundamental skills in a variety of game-realistic situations, including small-side and 6v6 play.

SMASH 12s & SMASH 11s were 12A finalists at NERVA #4!

SMASH 12s Energy - 2022 NERVA U12 Champions!

The three SMASH Girls volley-lite teams dominated the New England U12 scene in 2022, hauling in thirteen 1st or 2nd place medals!