Photo By Glen Barkow, featured in "The Catholic Herald" November 2023



  • Grades 5-8, Girls and Boys
  • Season: September – October
  • Team Size: 6-15 players 
  • Games are scheduled at various gyms throughout the area. Girls play on Saturdays and/or Sundays (typically between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on Saturdays and noon to 4:00 pm on Sundays). Boys play on Friday nights.


  • Head Coaches must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Assistant coaches must be 18 years of age and a high school graduate.
  • All coaches must be volunteers and certified through the Archdiocese Safe Environment Education Program.

Team Size Guidelines

  • Grades 5-8: 2 team split @ 16 players
  • Grades 5-8: 3 team split @ 24 players

Policies for dividing teams

  • Teams at or below 6th grade shall be divided equally.
  • Coaches will select players for “equal” teams in 5th-6th grades.
  • At 7th and 8th grades, teams will be divided into A and B teams.
  • Team assignments for 7th and 8th grade will be determined by an evaluation tryout. Coaches and/or outside evaluators will make player selections.

Volleyball Tournament Information

  • St. Mary sponsors a volleyball tournament in October of each year
  • St. Mary volleyball tournament is open to girl teams in grades 5th - 8th.
  • Click HERE for tournament information

Volleyball Coordinator

Katie Austing
Email:  ktausting@gmail.com

Additional Links:

Metro Boys Volleyball

North Shore Catholic League

Parkview Parochial League

Seton Volleyball Tournament