211123 Club Assignment Request for Downstate

Greetings parents, I’ll start by apologizing for how many emails you have been receiving from Downstate!  It get’s overwhelming as we try to prepare everything for the start of the season. A couple of days ago you received an email asking you to accept the club assignment, ASAP.  I’ve been on support calls with SportsEngine…

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211118 Somers Practice Change

Greetings parents and athletes playing at Somers Sports Arena, Due to a big wrestling event that will be held at Somers Sports Arena, on Saturday, 12/4, there won’t be any Downstate practices that day.  To help get a little “extra” court time, I’m going to host position clinics, focused on serving and passing, on Sunday…

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211117 URGENT: GEVA / USA Volleyball Registration

If you have already registered for GEVA / USA Volleyball, AND have completed the form at https://forms.gle/p9ZpXYkenn7jYfop8, thank you and you don’t need to read the rest of this email (and please don’t email us asking us to confirm!). We are starting to build rosters that will allow us to enter the local tournaments for all…

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211110 Mask Update for ALL SITES

Hello Players and Parents: We hope you are all as excited about the season starting as we are! We know you’re all anxious and most likely have some questions pertaining to the upcoming season, and particularly, regarding how Downstate will be addressing issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. So, we wanted to share some thoughts: During…

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211105 Update on Hotel Bookings

Hello Players and Parents! Today I finished sending out the links for hotel rooms that I’m able to at this time. So, I can give a quick overview to answer the emails I received about this. These hotels have deadlines, some have been extended for us already.  These MUST be booked ASAP, please. All overnight tournaments…

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211031 Hotels

Hello Players and Parents! I hope everyone is having a nice and relaxing weekend! Tomorrow,  I will start sending emails about hotels. I will only put the tournament name inside the subject line, so for those teams who are receiving multiple emails from me I will try not to confuse you. Hotel deadlines are very…

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211031 Fanwear Store and Single purchase items

Hello Players and Parents! Many people have been asking about purchasing single items, such as spandex, socks or even another hoodie.  So, we have asked SMACK to set up fan wear and store for single purchase items. This will close on Sunday, Nov 7th!   This does not take replace purchasing the uniform package which…

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211031 Reminder about the uniform link

Hello Players and Parents! If you already ordered your package please ignore.   If you have recently signed up or still havent purchased a uniform please follow the link below: National, Regional and Aspire PACKAGES: https://downstateunforms2021v2.itemorder.com/sale Remeber, that you cannot input your jersey number anywhere. You were asked for jersey number preferences already in registration.  If…

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211028 Downstate Boys Clinic, Nov 1

Greetings! We’ll be hosting a FREE Boys’ Clinic, at the Downstate Athletic Center, in Peekskill, on Monday, November 1, from 6-8p.  We’d love to have you come out. Also, please feel free to invite a friend to join us! We would love to get enough interest to run another boys team, and we’re very close!…

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211027 USA Volleyball (GEVA) Registration

Greetings! First, best of luck to all of you that are preparing for the Sectional playoffs!  With the high school season moving into the playoffs, that means we’re getting closer and closer to the start of the Downstate club season.  At this time, we need everyone to complete their registration with USA Volleyball (GEVA). To…

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211013 2nd Chance – Late Uniform Orders for Girls’ Teams

Greetings, This message is going out to all registered athletes and families for the Downstate 2021-22 club season. If you have already ordered your uniform kit, then you can safely ignore the part of this message between the lines. ——————— As most of you know, the store for ordering your Downstate uniform kit closed on…

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211013 Boys Uniform Order

Hi Downstate boys, Here’s the link to order the boys uniform package: https://downstateboys2021.itemorder.com/sale Note, the store will remain open thru Sunday, October 17.  Please place your order before that.  Note, you need to order the full kit. Regards, Joel Stanford Downstate Juniors VBC 214-616-3668

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211010 Last chance to order Uniforms!

Greetings! If you have already placed your uniform order, you can ignore the remainder of this message (please, do not email asking for confirmation – you know if you did it or not and the system works!) The uniform order form will close on Sunday night, 10/10.  All uniforms ordered up to that point will…

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210923 Uniform Orders

Hello Downstate Players and Parents! I hope everyone is having a great high school season.  I just wanted to send you a reminder that the uniform clothing store closes Sunday, September 26th at 6pm. This is the link: https://downstateunforms2021.itemorder.com/sale Please make sure to have everything ordered by then. Remeber, that you cannot input your jersey…

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210916 Downstate 2021-22 Team Information

Greetings Downstate athletes and families! Thank you for making this one of the most successful club tryout events in Downstate history. We are very excited about the upcoming season! We believe that our teams, top to bottom, represent the best group of athletes this area has ever seen. Now that most of the team rosters…

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210827 Downstate Tryouts are Here!

Hello players and parents! We are excited to see you all at the upcoming tryouts. Specific dates and times are as follows for 9th Grade & Older: 8/28, EAST (Somers) 2:00-4:00 All 9th Graders 15u 4:00-6:00 All 10th & 11th Graders 16u/17u 8/29, DAC – Peekskill 9:00-12:00 All 9th Graders 15u 12:30-3:30 All 10th Graders…

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210823 Upcoming Tryouts – weekend of 8/28 & 8/29 and 9/12

Greetings, We just wanted to send an email about this upcoming weekend’s tryouts, early in the week, to ensure everyone has advance notice and can plan accordingly for the upcoming dates. As you are probably aware, we cancelled tryouts scheduled for August 22, 2021, when New York State declared a State of Emergency for our…

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18 Cobras

Downstate  Casey has been coaching volleyball since 2018, beginning at LHVA North. Casey developed her love for the game at a young age and was an All-League Varsity player in high school. She is passionate about helping girls improve both their skills of the game and confidence as a team on the court. Casey led…

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210822 Tryouts cancelled due to Hurricane Henri

Good evening all, As you are all probably aware by now, the Governor of NYS has placed us in a State of Emergency. The Directors have been monitoring the news coverage regarding the storm and unfortunately, we feel it is the best and safest decision, to cancel all Downstate related events including tryouts, at all…

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