Frequently Asked Questions
We have an exceptional coaching team for 2022-2023 club season! We are pleased to offer a strong line-up of certified, experienced coaches in all age groups. Attend some of our some clinics and camps to get to know our coaching team!
Q: When do players renew their NTR membership?
A: On or after September 1st.
Q: Do we need to sign a Player Medical Release form?
A: Yes, MR forms will be requested in September (waiting on USAV for the updated form).
Q: When do we have uniform fittings?
A: Uniform fittings are typically held on Signing Day or the week after Signing Day. Check with your head coach for the specific day and time.
Q: When does practice start?
A: The start date of practices varies by team. Please check your team schedule for the specific date and time for your team.
Q: When will we receive the tournament schedule?
A: Tournaments are awarded in late August. Parents can expect to see a draft of the tournament schedule in early September. The schedule will be finalized by the mid of September.
Q: Does EXCEL have opportunities for parents to reduce club fees?
A: Families can participate in the EXCEL Work Program. Simply, fill out the Work Program Form to show your interest (Link: https://goo.gl/forms/n5owi9Ik8HaUcN5n2). Parents will also have the opportunity to participate in optional fundraising programs during the year.
Q: Does EXCEL host scorekeeping and R2 Clinics?
A: EXCEL will host scorekeeping and R2 Clinics in the fall. Athletes and parents can also take the training online through SportsEngine. Check the monthly newsletters for more information.
Q: What is the best way to stay up-to-date on EXCEL activities?
A: Follow EXCEL on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram. Also, read the monthly newsletter.
Q: What is the preferred method of payment for club dues?
A: Our preferred method of payment is an online transfer. Parents pay directly from an invoice. Parents can request a single invoice for the entire season by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The default is monthly invoicing.
Q: When can we book our travel arrangements?
A: We advise parents not to book airfare until their team is accepted into a travel tournament. There is no guarantee the team will be accepted. We will communicate when teams are accepted.